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Galaxy Bracelet


About this design:

Thought I would try my hand at a new style of bracelet using antique copper rolo chain, metallic copper leather, Colorado Topaz rhinestone chain and TierraCast sunburst toggle. I liked how it turned out.

Components:

1.5 mm metallic copper leather from Lima, TierraCast sunburst antique copper toggle from Lima, 3mm Colorado topaz rhinestone chain, 4mm antique copper rolo chain.

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Love it. The toggle fits it perfectly. Your 1st photo with the flowers is gorgeous.

  2. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    My my gosh,that looks intricate! It’s absolutely beautiful Kat. I’m loving the contrast of leather and rhinestone. Very unique and just plain sharp as heck! I’m taking bets that it will sell in a heartbeat,if you can bear to let it go. ;)

  3. No Photo
    JC Hamm says:

    I’m afraid I would’nt want to sell this.I could’nt bear to let it go. Beautiful!!I’d love to see step by step instructions. :)

  4. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    That’s what I was going to ask, I’d love to see instructions! Did it take awhile or was it easy enough to do in an evening? Oh, I forgot to say I love it!

  5. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Lovein’ the bracelet! I’m inspired!

  6. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    It’s fabulous!

  7. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Oh wow! This is sooooo cool!! What a terrific design! A fave!

  8. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Gorgeous colors and design…love the mix of materials. I agree, we want a tutorial!

  9. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Wow! I’m normally not a fan of pre-embellished chains, but this design definitely changes my mind.
    Beautiful bracelet!

  10. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Gorgeous, would absolutely love step by step directions!!!

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love it! fyi–it works best with round chains like Kat used–I have done rectangular box chains and the result was less than stunning. :) I like how you hold the rhinestone strand in between with the every other leathers.

  12. Cathy H Chocolate Chick
    Cathy H Chocolate Chick says:

    This is so pretty! I also like the way the rhinestones are incorporated into the bracelet. Very nice. :)

  13. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Amazing! Simply love this! Love to see a pic on how you attached the toggle. A tutorial for sure. How much leather did this take?

  14. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Gotta love leather with a bit of sparkle! Clever, clever way to use the rolo chain
    too. And love your photo skills…very hard to do jewelry justice!

  15. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    The toggle is the part that has me stumped too! I can’t see how to end the leather. Enlighten us please :-)

  16. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    WOW!! So Gorgeous!

  17. Terry Ca
    Terry Ca says:

    Yikes, that’s pretty!

  18. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Beautiful piece!

  19. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    Gorgeous!:)

  20. franny
    franny says:

    stunning & beautifully worked!

  21. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    WOW!!! Great color and a very clever use of the rolo chain! Love the design and the colors are some of my favorites. :D

  22. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    OMG THIS IS FABULOUS, what a creative design!! I haven’t seen that before! :D I can’t figure out how the rhinestone are attached, would you kindly direct me to a tutorial for this? I desperately need to try something new, lol!! Thanks :D

  23. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    Love this!

  24. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    I am so sorry I didn’t get back to answer your questions. Yes, I originally saw this on You Tube.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtzS4AWru0w
    The difference is, he used 3mm rolo with waxed cord and I used 4mm rolo with 1.5mm leather. The rhinestone cup chain in secured between the leather as it is woven through. Also, in the video they did not use a toggle..which I did.

  25. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Lovely! Thank you for the tut.

    Your photos are great. Did you use a lightbox?

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