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I took a class last year and we made these wire wrap copper framed bracelets. This is one I made on my own with some peacock colored pearls I had left over from a different project. I have been looking around for design inspiration for a friend who really likes this style bracelet, and I don't see much online. Have any of you made these types of bracelets and do you have any suggestions with materials or techniques??? Or any links you can share? Thanks!


freshwater pearl, seed beads, and copper wire.

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  1. GypsyMom
    GypsyMom says:

    I have made a few of these, gemstone chip works well in them. I like what you’ve done with this one, great texture!

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    I like the bracelet, can’t help with the question :D

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I think this one is fantastic! Isn’t it Little Round Chick who has done a lot of these? And Frida has posted at least one…. :)

  4. Laud
    Laud says:

    I think you’re on the right track with the pearls and seed beads, but why stop there? You could use any material with a wide enough hole to fit on the wires–metal, wood, glass, bone, etc. Alternatively, you could string narrower wires between the verticals in any pattern you like, decorating these with narrow-hole beads. If you’re into weaving, you can weave on thread, ribbon or leather. The bracelet and verticals are a frame; you really can put anything in it.

  5. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Hey, Nancy (Little Round Chick), someone needs your help here! Nancy is the Queen of this style bracelet technique.

  6. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Awesome!I agree with Laudomia! :) )

  7. rootware
    rootware says:

    Thanks for all your great ideas!

  8. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Fab piece!

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Hi there rootware! I haven’t been on line for quite a while so today is the first time I’ve seen your cuff. I’ve made a number of bracelets similar to this and if I can be of any help let me know. I posted a tutorial for a similar one quite some time ago. The cuff is mostly pearls with a few seed beads. If you have a chance check it out and see if there is any thing that can help you. :)

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