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Pirate Wear


About this design:

Arrrrr

Components:

Leather Cord, Mystic Blue Feldspath, Irish Waxed Linen, Seed Beads, all LB, Button, my stash.

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Avast me matey but thar be a fine display of pirates booty yer hab thar!!
    Hey this is really cool Becky. I know a girl on FB that would love it!!.

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

    Wow – really cool bracelet – I also have a friend who would love this!

  3. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the colors and that button! The mystic blue feldspath looks like it would work really well with labradorite. Gorgeous, Becky!

  4. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Awesome!

  5. picklesandbeans
    picklesandbeans says:

    Ditto to what everyone else said! Argh matey! ;)

  6. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    :) Unfortunately, those beads represent almost the end of my round mystic blue feldspath stash. :( So sad. this began as a mistake–I cut the leather too short for another project and since I go by waste not, want not :) I had to scramble to find a use for it. This whole piece was scavenged so I thought the button was a good fit.

  7. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    And a great salvage job, indeed, Becky ! Love the button and the bright leather cord you used, too – - -

  8. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    The little silver beads are SEED beads??? They look like hammered silver from here and really make the blues pop! Love the bright cord against the beads too. Great salvage job! Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great color, great design! Love the pirate motif…Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum, indeed! :D

  10. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Yo, ho, yo, ho- a pirate’s life for me! ( sorry, Walt) This is so cool, Becky! Love it!

  11. Asia
    Asia says:

    This is a perfect pirate loot and it looks that you got a lot of girls into drinking tonight ;) :D

  12. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    Fun design! !!

  13. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Very cool design and I like how you worked those silver beads in.

  14. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Thanks girls! Asia, LOL!!!! Looks that way, doesn’t it? :-D !

    Those are nickel colored seed beads. I use them all the time because of how they look. Bought ‘em here.

    I worked them in because of the gaps between the stones and the extra weaving actually strengthened the bracelet. So a big big boo-boo turned out better than expected. :) Sometimes I do get lucky. :)

  15. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    I love all things piratey! I see how you did that extra waving with the seed beads Becky and it’s very clever.

  16. franny
    franny says:

    love how you keep exploring & expanding your themes & designs, Becky…this is a gorgeous colour espec. with the silver note….what size are the gemstones & seedbeads, can i ask?

  17. GemVibes aka Cat Tayler
    GemVibes aka Cat Tayler says:

    This bracelet is a treasure! I love anything to do with the old pirate days. I can see a wench on the bow of a ship wearing this……love it! It is kind of a shame that you cannot make any more of these as I can assure you that this would be a big seller.

  18. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Franny: the gemstone rounds are at least 8mm, maybe 10mm? and the seed beads are 6.0. It was a stretch to think I could even use rounds this big for this type of design and the holes between beads illustrated why. I do like how the seed beads filled those in, though. When I saw how the feldspath looked with the leather, I really wanted to try this. I have a lot of disastrous experiments, too, but this one worked.

    thanks for all the kind comments!!! xoxoxo!!

  19. franny
    franny says:

    thanks Becky……I’ve been building up to make a leather wrap bracelet & so glad they are still ‘in’ as evidenced by your work here….you keep evolving!….& solving problems!

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