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Friends Bring Sunshine!!


About this design:

So a generous friend sent the magnesite green stones to me recently. Instant like!!! Then another generous friend sent the sun bracelet bar. Awww yes instant match made in beading heaven.. The cream beads are from one of those 1970's/1980's Twist-a-Bead necklaces. (the good ones were little marbley round stones or nuggets...wish I had TONS more). All the brass beads are $1.00 Walmart finds. A little LB sari silk ribbon for good measure. I made the wrapped wire ring.

Components:

Green Sun bracelet bar. Magnesite green turquoise. Cream stone beads. Brass spacer beads. Brass chain. Sari silk ribbon. Brass findings. Handmade brass wire ring.

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  1. beadinggma
    beadinggma says:

    Wow, this is a keeper for sure. Love the sun bar what nice, generous friends you have.

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    OOOOOOOO!!! I love it all!
    And your wire wrapped loop is awesome!

  3. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    I am loving every element in this one….great job Deb!

  4. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Oh my…. this is awesome. Talent is just oozing all over! :)

  5. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Perfecto!

  6. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    What great friends you have! This is just wonderful, and that bracelet bar looks awesome!

  7. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    OOoooo! Deb! What a wonderful bracelet! The combo of beads, chain, and ribbon compliment the sun bar beautifully! It’s nice to have friends that spread sunshine around every now and then! :)

  8. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Wow! Fantastic bracelet! Love the brass with this instead of the traditional silver and your loop is super!

  9. miss e
    miss e says:

    Love it! You must have nice friends. :)

  10. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    This is a fantastic bracelet! I love the multi strand look and you have nailed it. Your handmade wire loop ties in perfectly. I’ll have to try one of those.;)

  11. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very nice, and friends are wonderful :)

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    queenie50cat says:

    Indeed-I need friends like that. Gorgeous bracelet!

  13. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    To think all of the parts came from different sources and the go together so well! That’s what I’d call making use of the existing resources!
    Great color! Great design! Love it! :D

  14. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    LRC, our Deb excels at that. She is truly channeling MacGyver. :)

  15. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Id rather be touching MacGyver Becky…lol.
    I have not thanked everyone for all your wonderful comments. I really appreciate your encouragement so mich. I think it has helped me to grow and challenge myself. You guys are the best in so many ways!!

  16. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Ooo La La!

    Deb, your designs are fabulous!

  17. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This a wonderful bracelet! Love it!

  18. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely!

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