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    kye on “Beaded Hairpins”:
    “Cool idea!…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Easy Does It”:
    “This is such a different style from your previous bracelet. I really like this simplicity too.…” read »

  • Becca W
    Becca W on “Spiral Dance”:
    “this is exquisite! I can't imagine how much time and patience this took, and you are…” read »

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    Robert J on “copper blue”:
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    Robert J on “copper blue”:
    “got the antiquing done and some size reference pics. as always 5thew antiquing looks darker…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Fish on”:
    “Your fish is wonderful! I really like the combination of the hefty dark chain, the abalone…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Pretty in rustic pink”:
    “Love the dark chain with the gorgeous pink opal!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “copper blue”:
    “What an interesting piece! The three views are so different that it almost looks like a…” read »

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    A Groundwater on “Starfish with Love”:
    “Love this. I can never tire of this type of bracelet! :) …” read »

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    A Groundwater on “💜Moonstone💜”:
    “Thanks so much, everyone! You are all so lovely and sweet :) The grey…” read »

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    T thornton on “Labradorite Mist Dragon”:
    “Love the Misty look. Like a lake in Scotland.I love the thought you put into it.…” read »

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    T thornton on “Spring Birds”:
    “I am in love with these. Couldn't be any more perfect. Your an amazing artist. Keep…” read »

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    Robert J on “odalisque”:
    “you really should try something of the sort, just take it a step at a…” read »

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    Fresh Baked on “Easy Does It”:
    “A modern, simple, and effective way to show off a beautiful bead or stone!…” read »

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    Fresh Baked on “Beaded Hairpins”:
    “Great to share this time of year with proms and weddings!…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Finally”:
    “I wondered what you were going to do with that beautiful focal. You certainly did it…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Spiral Dance”:
    “Another gorgeous work of art!…” read »

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    Maggies Mom on “odalisque”:
    “I can't imagine even attempting this! Intricate, ornate, gorgeous, beautifully done!!!!…” read »

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    Maggies Mom on “Finally”:
    “Love it!…” read »

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    Robert J on “whirlpool”:
    “Thank you all for the complements. Sophiebug I don't try to see the holes when I'm…” read »

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    Robert J on “Spiral Dance”:
    “Good, I am glad it is helpful. remember to not over twist the square wire…” read »

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    Crystal Canary on “Patina Queen”:
    “RockyD, just saw your note...the leaves are from Lima--#42368--but they are out of stock right now.…” read »

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    Robert J on “odalisque”:
    “no, each step really is simple. there are only so many ways one can…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “whirlpool”:
    “Beautiful! Love the gradated pearls inside the spiral. Such a nice touch.…” read »

  • Rocky D
    Rocky D on “Patina Queen”:
    “Were did the leaves come from. If you don't mind me asking?…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “whirlpool”:
    “More "ooh" and "ahh"! Forget about finding needles to accommodate those seed beads-my eyes would not…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “Beaded Hairpins”:
    “Nice idea. Really like the ones with the red pearls--they have a oriental touch to…” read »

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    Crystal Canary on “Easy Does It”:
    “Sometimes simplicity has a lot to say! You could create a hold variety of pieces,…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Spiral Dance”:
    “Again, just wow! I'm going to try the spiral-love the look of it!…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “odalisque”:
    “Wow, this is so gorgeously intricate. And there's no earthly way I could ever come close…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Finally”:
    “This is beautiful, especially the PC focal. Love the colors!…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “Finally”:
    “I just love that you made so many of the components. I especially like all…” read »

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    Crystal Canary on “odalisque”:
    “Robert, you are so funny, I'm chuckling now...surely not simple. Beautiful design with such intricate…” read »

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    Crystal Canary on “Spiral Dance”:
    “The square/spiral wire combo holding the cab is amazing! Including the instructions really helps all…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “whirlpool”:
    “Robert, this is so beautiful! I really like the pearls and tiny seed beads wrapped…” read »

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    Crystal Canary on “Spring Birds”:
    “All of YOUR support is a tremendous comfort. Sometimes we can feel so alone in…” read »

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    Crystal Canary on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “OK....this is totally the look I'm trying to achieve, but sadly never do! I'm in…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Finally”:
    “Love the focal. Gorgeous bracelet. I really like the multi-strand components. Just lovely.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Finally”:
    “I loved the dandelion focal when you showed it previously, but seeing it in the finished…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “odalisque”:
    “Another beautiful design. :) …” read »

Cool Waves


About this design:

I've been longing for the Florida coast again, so I created this bracelet to showcase the beautiful ocean colors that I remember so fondly.

Components:

Czech glass jade ammonite, Oasis Czech glass chandelier cut, stormy blue pearls, various Toho seed beads, Vintaj charm, chain and findings and Big Kick made starfish charm embellished with Vintaj patinas, most all from LB.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Marcia F
    Marcia F says:

    Really beach-y and pretty! The nautilus focal is a nice touch.

  2. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    This is just absolutely gorgeous SquirrelGirl!
    Perfection!! :-D

  3. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Pretty! Very cool how the nautilus and the starfish charm balance each other. Love these ocean colors!

  4. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    I love it.

  5. Nafri aka Nanci
    Nafri aka Nanci says:

    Angela, this bracelet is really cool. I’ve been drooling over that ammonite bead since it first made it’s appearance at LB. The colors, the elements, the title, yes! I live in the desert and it’s the middle of summer but I think just wearing this bracelet would cool me off. Love it :)

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love what you did, such a summery bracelet :D

  7. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    I adore this! Love the beach and this echos it wonderfully!

  8. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Gorgeous design!

  9. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love it, love it, love it, LOVE it!

  10. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    So beachy beautiful. Love your little starfish embossed circle next to the starfish charm. It looks so much like you went beachcombing & found the makings of a bracelet.

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    L Stephanson says:

    Just beautiful !

  12. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful, refreshing colors.Wonderful design! :)

  13. Laud
    Laud says:

    This takes me right to the ocean! Wonderful.

  14. Milklips
    Milklips says:

    Very Pretty!

  15. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Thank you all so much for your wonderful comments!

  16. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Angela, this is exactly the kind of look I always try for. :) I keep coming back for a look and I am just mesmerized. May I use and tweak you idea? Promise-no exact copies. :)

  17. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Thanks Becky, I’m so glad you like it! You may use this design in any way you wish. Go wild!
    -Angela

  18. Sarajo W
    Sarajo W says:

    Really nice! Not to create more competition, but you should think about entering the next design challenge over at Vintaj too. It’s ocean/beach themed.

  19. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Beautiful color and design, love it!

  20. HeidiG
    HeidiG says:

    Love this!

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