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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!

Components:

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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