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Summer Dragonflies

About this design:

Just thinking about the beautiful colors of all the dragonflies we have this year!


1.5 mm natural gray leather, turquoise nymo D thread, recycled glass, crystal, Czech glass, bronze focal, dragonfly charm, flower button

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  1. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Love it!!

  2. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:


  3. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    What an interesting way to use the African brass. And of course I love the dangles. Is that hemp or woolywire?

  4. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    Thanks everybody! @Julie: It is hemp!

  5. Cathy H Chocolate Chick
    Cathy H Chocolate Chick says:

    Love the colors in this!

  6. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    What a great placement for the African brass, Jess ! Love how this is both simple and complex at the same time. The “dangles” add the perfect color – -

  7. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    That bracelet is awesome!! Love how you used that african brass bead. Great colors.

  8. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    This is gorgeous! I love the African focal, and the colors are fabulous…great design!

  9. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Love this piece!!

  10. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    What fabulous colors! The orange glass actually seems to glow against the turquoise! Beautiful!

  11. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Hi Jess! Hope your summer is going well. This is a beautiful bracelet. Perfect summer accessory!

  12. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Very cool. Love the choice of colors. I agree with Gail looks like the orange beads are glowing.

  13. Laud
    Laud says:

    Pretty and light hearted–fun!

  14. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    A beautiful design! :D

  15. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love this, Jess!! Such an interesting mix of components and textures! I could look at it all day! :)

  16. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    I ADORE the color combination in this piece!
    It’s fun and happy looking.

  17. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    Thanks for all the wonderful comments! ;) I really love working with the recycled glass!

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    JC Hamm says:

    Stunning, the colors are amazing.

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