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About this design:

I wanted to practice braiding beads and I had the pearls and shell pieces which I though looked good together so I started messing around. Several days later, I finally settled on this design. Hope you like it!

Components:

From LB: turquoise 10 lb. hemp, creamy shell nuggets, and some of the charms. From random places: twisted jump rings, tiny silver seed beads, chain, toggle, light bronze stick pearls, and turquoise shell pieces

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  1. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    I love the design and color. Great job.

  2. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Pearls, shell and silver charms , so pretty.
    my favorite.

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I knew this was yours before I even saw your name. Lovely. Great multi- strand design. So beachy.

  4. rootware
    rootware says:

    I am a sucker for a mixed media bracelet and yours has so many different textures I just love it! Great great job!

  5. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Very cool! I like how you have the braid through the jump rings. :)

  6. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Love your design! Great use of those bwaa-ha-ha pearls, or whatever they are called :) Seriously, a nice touch having them bracket the nuggets and other beads. As always, love the use of anything ‘hemp’ or similar stringing material. Great mix, nice design – very talented, Becky!!

  7. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    I love it, very pretty! :)

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    I knew it was yours, kudos to braiding, love all the danglies :D

  9. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I’m so glad you like it! :) Thanks for all the nice comments!! I knew what I wanted this to look like but I had a heckuva time getting it there. :) firemountain calls them stick pearls, they’re biwas here.

  10. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Very pretty, Becky! I can smell the salt air and feel the sand between my toes. Perfect beach bracelet!

  11. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    What a great “beach bracelet.” I have one that a friend made but yours is very original. I love it.

  12. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Love it, Becky! Fab beachy piece!!

  13. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Oh my goodness. So earthy and beachy. This would be so much fun to wear. I also love the blue hemp running through there. Nice touch,and very creative.
    PS.. I literally LOL’d when Lois wrote bwaa-ha-ha pearls. ;)

  14. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Thanks, ladies, for all the warm fuzzies! :)

  15. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    This bracelet is so beachy it made your carpet look like sand for a moment. Powerful beachy magic here!

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