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Turquoise Blue


About this design:

"If cold December give you birth
The month of ice and snow and mirth
Place on your hand a turquoise blue
Success will bless what'ere you do"

Read this the other day. Since it's a bracelet technically it won't be on my hand. And I'm sure this isn't real turquoise, just magnesite but it is the right color.
Just a simple strung design but I do like the leaves popping behind the button.

Components:

Turquoise magnesite. Off-white unknown stone(magnesite also?) Turquoise color seed beads. Silver spacer disks. Silver rings. Silver charm, leaves, button, beads, jump rings. S-lon cord.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Gramnan
    Gramnan says:

    I love the leaves too, they finish the flower button.

  2. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    A pretty bracelet w/a message! What could be better! The leaves compliment the button very nicely!

  3. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    This is a great piece Deb! I love the leaves and button–it all comes together beautifully!

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Too stinkin’ cool!!! :)

  5. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Very sweet bracelet. The little leaves are a nice touch.

  6. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    What a sweet bracelet. I need some success and do have turquoise bracelets. Guess I’d better start wearing them on a regular basis.
    :)

    Great piece Deb.

  7. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Deb, I love this! The leaves do give it that something, something! Great design, this is going to the faves! :)

  8. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Love this design, particularly how the blue seed beads continue past the button loop.

  9. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Deb, I knew this was yours without looking at the title! Love the little charm and that button! The leaves showing under the button is a fantastic idea! (I feel some thievery coming on) Where ever did you find that saying? I was born in December too. Maybe THAT’S why you seem to take the words right out of my mouth in comments sometimes. I was beginning to think we were long lost somethingorothers.

  10. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you everyone…you always boost my ego!! :)
    Gail I googled birth stones and meanings one day. Apparently there is a little poem for every month…I never knew that! I knew the ones about days of the week. Long lost something or others…that must be why your comments either crack me up or I totally get them!!
    Jane the reason I have cord after the button home sometimes is because I start the cord on the button.

  11. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Bah tha should say “button hole” Jane but sometimes this tiny keyboard says whatever the flip it wants!!

  12. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Beautiful!

  13. Asia
    Asia says:

    Deb this is simply gorgeous :D

  14. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Just gorgeous, and the leaves are perfect!

  15. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Another really great creation, Deb – - like everyone else, I think those leaves just make it truly unique and especially beautiful !

  16. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    Love this design!!!

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