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Spring is Here


About this design:

I've been wanting to make some leather bracelets for awhile but I didn't want them to look like every other leather bracelet. I'm also loving how Czech glass looks for the spring/summer. This is the design I came up with. I really love the colors.

Components:

Faceted Czech glass, metallic mint green leather, hammered sterling silver end caps and a sterling silver toggle.

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  1. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Wow! These are fantastic! I love vibrant colors you used, they scream SPRING!

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    stringsringsandbaubles says:

    I love them both but am partial to the green one. Very original idea!

  3. L Kay
    L Kay says:

    I love them. They are simple and at the same time jump right out at you. I would wear them in a heartbeat!

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    Spring :D

  5. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Oh wow, what a cool idea. I thought it was a tube bead at first. Fun!

  6. Laud
    Laud says:

    Boy, I really love those colors, too. I think the leather keeps the design sleek while the beautiful beads spark interest. I like!

  7. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    Well!! You could have fooled me! I thought the leather was metal – and I was ‘wondering’ how that would feel – LOL. Never heard of metallic leather.

  8. Rocknitjewelry
    Rocknitjewelry says:

    Hi SYD,
    I think the metallic just refers to the finish on the leather that makes it look iridescent instead of flat. I don’t think there is such a thing as metallic leather or leather made with metal either but I could be wrong. This is my first time using this type of leather but I really love the metallic looking finish so I bought lots of colors in the leather.
    Thanks for all the great comments everyone. Working on more of these bracelets. I really love them so let’s see if anyone buys them from my etsy shops.

  9. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    These are fantastic looking,and quite edgy.
    They also look very polished and professional.
    Beautiful work!

  10. C almeida
    C almeida says:

    Awesome bracelets! Where did you find that gorgeous leather?

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