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Infinity Trinity


About this design:

This is the design I submitted to the Vintaj "Ocean Surf" challenge. Voting starts Monday, 8th. There are 4 of us LBers in the challenge this month. Way to go LB chickies!

"The first step in creating this bracelet was to twist the Eternity Garden Ring into an Infinity Loop. I like the combined symbolism of Eternity and Infinity. I colored it with gilder paste in Patina and German Silver to make it stand out from the other pieces. I reshaped three of the 67mm Creative Hoops and made the bracelets using recycled glass and lots of tiny spirals made from brass Parawire in 18 and 24 gauges. I linked all three bracelets to the Infinity Loop to signify their interconnectedness. The blue bracelet represents the ocean in stormy weather so it features a piece of driftwood with African Bronze guilder paste. The green bracelet is for the peaceful ocean and it includes a dangle made from a piece of beach glass that I found in my hometown of Satellite Beach, FL, in the mid 70s. The teal bracelet reflects the continuous circular movement of the ocean through the glass rings and the brass Scrollwork connectors colored with Patina guilder paste. The Starfish charm reminds me of the life sustaining forces of the Infinite and Eternal ocean. All three bracelets include white recycled glass to symbolize both the whitecaps of the waves as they crash onto the beach and the bubbly foam that remains on the shore as they recede back into the ocean."

Components:

LOTS of Vintaj components. The 67mm creative hoops are perfect for an open bangle. :) LOTS of recycled glass and one piece of authentic 1970s beach glass.

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very, very cool, Woman! :) I wish I had been perched on your shoulder watching you create this!! Love it!!!!!

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    Julie, this is really good, your wire work is very good, good luck to you all, I got componets for the challenge but never got around to do anything, just had no inspiration, maybe some other time :D

  3. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Beautiful! I too, would have liked to hover over your shoulder! Loved your explanation of your vision too!

  4. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    What fabulous designs! There is so much to look at and intricate work here….great job Julie! That beachglass is awesome!

  5. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love it Julie! All the different little details are wonderful to look at. Good luck to you and everyone else in this challenge!

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Good luck, Julie! These pieces are awesome!!

  7. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Geez Julie…this is such an intricate piece (pieces?). Your wirework is incredible. Love the piece of beach glass included, the shape and color reminds me of a Churchill swimfin, actually a bodyboarding fin.

  8. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    This is a totally fabulous creation, Julie. I do wish you could find a way to get more light in your photos, though – - – they don’t do justice to the details of your jewelry.

  9. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Julie..this is exquisite work. I favor the one with the blue and white. It’s so cool and calming.
    You definately expressed your ideas to a T.

  10. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Awesome piece, Julie :) I love it :)

  11. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    These are so fun, Julie!

  12. chicky zee
    chicky zee says:

    Beautiful piece Julie! Good luck to you and everyone else !

  13. Luna Chick aka Coral
    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    This is a work of art Julie. Good luck in the challenge.

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