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Red Creek and Copper


About this design:

I just love how the red creek jasper looks with copper, sort of rustic. To keep with that, I used brown cord and leather to tie it all together.

Components:

Red Creek Jasper 6mm rounds, various copper beads and spacers, 2mm natural brown leather cord and C-Lon cord mostly all from LB and copper filigree button from my stash

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    JC Hamm says:

    This just went in my faves!! Love the Jasper , its gorgeous.I really love your work, so artistic. :D

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

    I agree – love all the pieces you have posted. Beautiful bracelet. In the new year, I intend to learn some new jewelry-making skills.

  3. Old Beaded Lady Chris
    Old Beaded Lady Chris says:

    Wow !!! I love this bracelet !!! The colors of the jasper make it pop. Love the simple design.
    And that copper button sets it off beautifully.
    Just wonderful !!!!

  4. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Another fabulous design! The colors are fantastic, and the button just makes it all perfect.

  5. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Gorgeous design, Angela! Love how you added the leather for the clasp–so clever. :)

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Love this, Angela! You are always coming up with the most beautiful creations!

    Can you recommend the correct size of C-Lon cord for use in bracelets like this? .4mm, .5mm or 1mm? Thanks!!
    I imagine it’s great for ladder stich too.

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

    Great design love the button!

  8. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    YUM!!!

  9. 3peepers
    3peepers says:

    Love the colors of this! I agree, Angela with the copper it looks rustic! The colors are absolutely gorgeous. :)

  10. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Love it!

  11. B Witzel
    B Witzel says:

    Love, love, love Red creek jasper and you definitly did this stone justice. Are these large hole beads if not I too would like to know what millage of cord you are using? Thankx.

  12. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Love! Those colors are just fabulous and the copper really shows them off!

  13. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Thank you all so much! These beads have normal size holes, I got them from LB.(although I have some of the large hole ones on the way ;) ). I used .5mm C-Lon cord and fits through just fine. It seems more sturdy and durable to me than the .4mm yet still is very flexible and gives it nice drape.

    I can’t take credit for the leather clasp idea, that is something I’ve seen many artists using and I just love the look so I had to try it.

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Thank you for the cord-size tip, Angela! :-D

  15. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    I like any kind of jasper, but Red Creek is probably my favorite. I also pair it with copper or brass because it is so earthy.
    I really the simplicity of the design which lets the stones speak out loud and clear. The dangles on the ring are PERFECT! :)

  16. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful design, Angela! The copper and jasper are perfect together!

  17. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Thank you Julie and Elis Mom! I too love all types of jasper. I ran out of my red creek making this one so I HAD to order more from LB yesterday! ;)

  18. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    The jasper looks beautiful with the copper! Another perfect bracelet :)

  19. A Rozmin
    A Rozmin says:

    Complex, yet simple. Love the colors and the execution!

  20. ginAveri aka Dee
    ginAveri aka Dee says:

    I love this piece. It is so sporty. I love ALL the colors you put together. Really neat.

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    Grandma Rae says:

    Love!

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