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Sour Apple Leaf


About this design:

I found this awesome "sour apple" leaf on Bo Hulley's Etsy. I have had it for quite some time looking for the perfect complements. It's different from my normal "keep it simple" pieces, but I really like it.

To add just a bit more color and texture to my wrist, I created a "companion" bracelet and earrings too.

Components:

Bo Hulley ceramic leaf bracelet bar, enamel bead, lots of brass findings, Czech rondelles, seedbeads.

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  1. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    I like it also.

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love them!! Now I am going to study it and possibly slurp up an idea from especially the first bracelet. ;)

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    I love Bo Hulley pieces and this is such a great design showcasing it :D

  4. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    You are so talented and this bracelet is so pretty. Love those muted hues. :D

  5. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    This is so cool! You’ve outdone yourself!

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    S Amendola says:

    I really like the balance asymmetry you’ve achieved with the main bracelet and love the colors.

  7. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Love stacking the bracelets…this is a great set. Awesome designs. :)

  8. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love this color. Great design!

  9. Ann-a706
    Ann-a706 says:

    looks great! can you put it on a arm so I can see it on some one? Please.

  10. Ann-a706
    Ann-a706 says:

    I have no talent as you have, but it is coming along.

  11. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Awesome! Love your design!

  12. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Fantastic design Julie. You’ve really featured the leaf well.

  13. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    Especially fantastic design.

  14. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    :) You all are awesome! Thanks!!!
    I wore this yesterday with a bright green shirt. It was great. I was afraid it would be heavy with the cluster of Czechs and the rows of seedbeads, but it wasn’t.
    Deb, I agree that working with the leaf shape was tricky. I didn’t want to get flowery, but I did want to stay within the “nature” color scheme. The leaf and seedbeads sat on my table for almost 2 months. The Czech beads were the last component and then it all fell into place.

  15. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    This has sooo much interest! Love the colors!

  16. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    It is beautiful!!! :)

  17. beadelena
    beadelena says:

    Very, very beautiful design. I like the way you made it balance and flow. Wish I could see it on you, in real life and I bet you received a lot of compliments on this one. Love it! beadelena

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