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  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks kye! I found a site that sells Mag-Lok clasps for 1.99 and they…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Vintaj sells a natural brass magnet clasp I use a lot. It's really strong and matches…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Gorgeous. Love the colours and the focal.. How can you go wrong with owls…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks everyone! Kye and Moogie.....helpful tips are always appreciated.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I can see why you fell in love with that owl bar. It is so neat.…” read »

  • Moogie
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  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Owl's Nest”:
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  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Owl's Nest”:
    “So cute. Beads are also pefect compliment to the bar. I love your chain and jump…” read »

  • Sophiebug
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  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Absolutely, positively stunning!! You have found the perfect beads to go with the darling bracelet…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
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    Kerrycasey1956 on “Paint Drops”:
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  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “All wrapped up...”:
    “I bow to your superior skills with wire! This is stunning, just so unique! Lots to…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Celestial Connection”:
    “This has an "other-worldly" look. The colors and balance are perfect. And the focal! Really beautiful.…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendant is drop dead gorgeous! The whole piece is lovely and the clasp! Very nice!…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “This is stunning! I love the colors and I, too, am a huge fan of bronze.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Awww, thanks everyone. You're the best! Got the little bells from Lima! They ARE cute! And…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Hey Lynda, I know I wrote a comment but I don't see it here... So, I love…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Wow! This is so amazing! I never would have thought of putting all this together but…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The beads look fabulous with your pendent! I know how difficult it can be to take…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Gorgeous pendant - what a wonderful job you have made with it. The filigree echoes…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Just gorgeous Moogie. Such a rich looking set. There is so much to look…” read »

  • Snnje B
    Snnje B on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Love it!…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Oops!!! I meant to say bronze.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Beautiful set!I agree with Fresh Baked- I keep looking at the necklace and find something new…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Earthy Mix”:
    “This is sooo beautiful! Love how the filigree compliments the detail in the pendant.…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Love that pendant! Very pretty.…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Thanks so much everyone!…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Oh you are so good with polymer clay! Did you play with Playdoh alot as a…” read »

  • beadinggma
    beadinggma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Your work keeps getting more beautiful!!! The pendant is gorgeous and you have a knack…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Such a rich mix of metal and beads...especially on the layered necklace. Every inch has something…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendent is beautiful! Looking forward to seeing more of your PC work.…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Celestial Connection”:
    “Fun and edgy set of jewelry...Love the iridescent colors!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “A beautiful, simply elegant set where every element speaks affectionately with every other one. I'd wear…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Pendant, gorgeous. Beads, also. What really catches my attention is the clasp arrangement! It's really pretty…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Absolutely beautiful! This caught my eye as soon as I opened the page. I love your…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Earthy Mix”:
    “I love the pendant! The beads enhance it so well, also. The colors are…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Moogie, this is a great necklace to showcase each and every component of this great necklace!…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Love the mix of metal and your bead and color choices are perfect....great design!…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Thank so much, everyone! And if you want to delve more into coiling, then getting and…” read »

~ Bead Swap Bracelet ~


About this design:

This bracelet was made from my bead swap partner. I hosted the swap to meet other ppl who love beads. :).
At first glance this container isn't something I would buy. I was so wrong! When I opened the box the beads were gorgeous. A lot of them look like beach glass, i.e. frosty. And the colors are gorgeous! I was so excited to use them and thought a memory wire bracelet would be a quick start. they were beaded randomly.

Perfect bracelet for the summer with the wide variety of bright colors.

Components:

Memory wire and assorted glass beads.

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Meant to say the beads used are from my bead swap partner. (forgot how to edit again) ;)

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    LOL — Peggy, I have the same problem re: editing! 8O

    What a beautiful bracelet you created from your bead swap beads! What fun you must be having! :D

  3. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I just love to do memory wire bracelets – how wonderful to be able to use beads immediately to start your new collection.

  4. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Thank you Lynn and Nancy. The bead swap was fun. The group I started is getting a slow start. Not many rsvp’s. Then the ones who respond are a no show. *sigh. I’ll keep trying though ;0-

    Nancy – I love memory wire too. I ‘m happy with this piece because my prior ones I used small beads and it didn’t accomplish what I had intended. :)

  5. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Lynn- how do you make the bulging eyeballs face? ha ha

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Such a fun design, Peggy :D

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Love the colors! :^)

  8. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Would look great with a dress. Gorgeous colors!

  9. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Party on your wrist!! A great go-to bracelet for so many outfits.

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I agree with Fresh Baked! you can wear it every day with every color then look at your wrist and smile!

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    JC Hamm says:

    What a great idea, having a bead swap.It’s always so much fun to spend time with others that love the craft.You have done a beautiful job with your beads. I love the memory bracelets and love how yours came together,
    :) So pretty.

  12. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Thank you Asia, N4BZ, Becky JC & Fresh baked.

    @ FB – Party on your wrist is a cool description :)

  13. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Peggy I have bunches of glass beads like that also. I haven’t really used them much lately. Mmmm…..This is a cool idea, definitely a party on your wrist.

  14. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Thank you Deb. Def worthwhile to use the beads w/ a coupon from M’s

  15. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Peggy, just type 8 + O (not zero) & leave out the plus sign & type them next to each other. 8O

  16. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Thank you Lynn :)

  17. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Can’t believe I missed this. So much color and fun.

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