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Turquoise Times 2


About this design:

I needed a treat after my mammogram this morning, so I went over to the local $1 store and found the turquoise shell beads as well as the copper toggle clasps( 3 )...$1 each! I'm like a kid with a new toy, so of course, I had to make this bracelet right away!

Components:

Turquoise shell coin beads, assorted Czech crystal beads, copper seedbeads, turquoise chips, flexible wire, copper toggle clasp, copper leaf finding.



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    Trena J says:

    Absolutely beautiful! It is amazing that you could create something so nice for such a small amount of money. I hope making it cheered you up. I wish I had $1 store like yours in my neighborhood!

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Gorgeous gorgeous color. Also love the clasp and the square leaf.dangle.

  3. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Loving that turquoise with the copper. The clasp and dangle look awesome!

  4. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Thanks everyone! This bracelet cost way under $3 to make. Amazing isnt it?

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Love the color and the toggle is great! You must have access to a better $1 store than the ones around here. All I ever find is junky. :D

  6. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    I am with Nancy , on all counts! ;) :)

  7. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    We don’t have anything like this at our dollar store. I’m jealous! Beautiful!

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    That is my type of deal. Even wally world has trays on the bottom shelf in the bead section that has $1 & $2 deals. I pick through it…always has cool findings, not so much in beads.

  9. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Gorgeous color! It’s unbelievable that you did that for under $3. :)

  10. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Deb…..I find a few things at Wally World too. This store isnt a chain store like DollarTree–it’s a local place, and they get some great deals. Most of the beads and findings they get in are Blue Moon, and they get new every week!

  11. Asia
    Asia says:

    Great colors in this one, I can’t believe the price :D

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