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Floral Carving


About this design:

Trying to organize a little better made the lampwork rectangles get my attention. An LB friend was destashing and sent them my way. As well as the little round beads here...picture jasper maybe? So while watching Stargate last night I made this.

Please excuse the BRIGHT blue background! Nothing else.would let the camera focus enough to show the detail on the carved beads.

Components:

Tan lampwork rectangle. Carved "cinnabar" round bead. Carved "ivory" rondell. Picture jasper (?) rounds. Wood daisy spacers. Wood wedge bead. S-lon cord.

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Deb, I love this bracelet. Having 3 different focal beads makes this so very interesting and then the flower beads that also tie the 2 strands together makes it perfect. And what a cute flower clasp. All in all a great winner of a bracelet.

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very, very, very cool!! You are soooooo good at taking the unusual and combining them perfectly! I LOVE this!

  3. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    I love the way you stacked those components for your clasp to act like a button. Very fall-like and stylish. Everything used goes perfectly together. Well-done a favorite indeed!

  4. CAS
    CAS says:

    Ooooooohhhhh … aaaaahhhhhh … pretty pretty … I like most absolutely. Fabulous clasp design, and lovely elements. :D

  5. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    This is so awesome! Love how you separated the two round strands with the flower beads, so cool! Love the clasp too!

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    What a great bracelet, Deb! The design is perfect! Love those flower spacers as well as the rest of your components!

  7. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Great Design!

  8. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Love everything about this one! The flower spacers are a great touch, and those carved beads are gorgeous! You are so clever with texture and design.

  9. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thanks everyone…you are always so generous.
    The little wooden flower spacers are one of those lucky $1.00 finds at Wally World. I’ve found them twice. Looking for more…always.

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    Simply fantastic :D

  11. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Such a beautiful earthy bracelet Deb. I especially like your stacked bead button. So awesome!

    BTW your beads look exactly like some picture jasper I got from LB awhile back.

  12. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Wowza Deb! Absolutely cool! I adore those flower spacers and the clasp! They remind me of being a little hippie chick on the beach in the ’70s with an updated vibe for the here and now. Those focal beads are also fabulous. I especially like the lampwork one.

  13. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    Very earthy– I love it! Great use of beads and unique clasp. Stunning!

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

    A beautiful piece – love the clasp.

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