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  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “River Stones”:
    “Love the soft muted colors! It looks like the pendant and the Wild Horse Jasper…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow! This is wonderful. Love these necklaces and tiger eye is a favourite of…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall?”:
    “I too love the bracelets you keep coming up with - you definitely have a wonderful…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I love the soft muted colours - so serene and relaxing. Beautiful design!…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “I took a Class”:
    “Amazing! Can't believe this is your first time weaving! I am very impressed!…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall Tones”:
    “I love this colour mixture and the design is so appealing - very nice.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Ooooh - this is so cool and I love it all especially the turtles. :) …” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “River Stones”:
    “This is gorgeous - love the stones - love the design. Fantastic!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Beautiful Gail! I agree the turtles are such a cute addition.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Gifted”:
    “Thank you - still lots of wood beads left to play with.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “I took a Class”:
    “Thanks ladies. It was fun, but intense. Kept repeating the mantra: single up…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Gorgeous!…” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
    “Yummy components and beads! I love your style and aesthetic!!!!!!!…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
    “Love the weaving! Must have been a blast! :) …” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

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    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
    “Thanks to everyone for their lovely comments! This was certainly fun to make!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “* would look GREAT with *…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Gifted”:
    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “I took a Class”:
    “Wire weaving? You're a "greenie?" I'd say you are well on your way to being…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Key boards and computers are not trustworthy..... they are electronic devices with minds of their own. Now…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
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    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
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  • Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I love copper and you really are the master.…” read »

  • Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
    “Very,very nice.…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “I took a Class”:
    “Wow! I agree with Donna, this piece looks very complicated but you certainly did fantastic with…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Fall?”:
    “You make the neatest bracelets. Wonderful work!…” read »

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    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
    “Very, very pretty. So talented.…” read »

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    R Fulton on “Summer sand dollar”:
    “Thanks so much for all the compliments!!…” read »

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    S Katoll on “I took a Class”:
    “It's a wonderful piece, and the wireweaving is amazing! I'm sure it represents a great…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall Tones”:
    “A really pretty piece. Great colors, great components, what can I say? When you're good, you're…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “LOL LOVE, LOVE Your pictures, your necklace, and I want Your caterpillar friend for my next…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Fall Tones”:
    “Mahala, Your pictures are just so perfect. They highlight your necklace perfectly. Plus, your necklace has…” read »

delta dawn


About this design:

Dangly and spangly and twirly and girly with a wash of purple dawn hues.

Components:

Lima Beads narrow cuff dyed with alcohol inks, freshwater pearls, jump rings galore.

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. rootware
    rootware says:

    Little bit harem… little bit scarum! Love the colors and the movement. I can tell you are having a lot of fun with your new brass cuffs!

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    I like the colors and the dangles are just perfect :D

  3. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Wow Docktor,you’ve outdone yourself with this one! I’d like to be sitting next to you when you wrap those Pearls. I like your style. :)

  4. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Another winner! Love seeing all your cuff variations.

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Very cool. I bet its very jingly which I love.

  6. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Love the colors.Very pretty! Do you apply a finish to the alcohol inks?

  7. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    Thanks for your encouragement, everyone.

    Rocky, I have been applying a spray-on gloss finish — the Krylon brand. This piece had two coats, I think.

  8. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Thank you.I do love the purple hues

  9. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Oops! Sorry I was wondering what colors you used to make this effect? thanks so much

  10. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    I used the Ranger alcohol inks. I can’t remember precisely which ones but Wild Plum and Sailboat Blue were among them for sure. I used one or both purple inks and a touch of yellow-orange–Butterscotch maybe? Have fun. It’s pretty foolproof–if you don’t like what you get, just wipe it off with acetone or blending solution!

  11. No Photo
    Sajvi says:

    Beautiful. Have you tried using cookie cutters as cuff bases? Do you think the colors will work on it?

  12. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    I am not sure what you mean by cuff bases…do you mean cutting them and reshaping them to the contours of a wrist? Interesting thought!

    Oh, I am sure the inks would work. I have been lightly sanding whatever metal I am using to make sure there is no coating on it — and also to give it a little bit of “tooth.”

  13. No Photo
    Sajvi says:

    Yes, cutting and reshaping they make a nice base to bead or even add leather on it. Will add a picture soon.

    Maybe patterned polymer clay glued on will look good too. Your design has given me lot of ideas now :) .

  14. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    WOW…this is really a great cuff.

  15. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Love it :D

  16. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    OMG Fabulous!

  17. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Gypsy jewelry! :) Nice!

  18. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    So very original, luv it, colors, design, everything, would so wear that all the time :D

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