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Beach Wrap


About this design:

I kept seeing all these gorgeous wrap bracelets, here and on pinterest, and I thought, I can do that... I think? So I decided to try it out. I found the rectangle czech glass beads and fell in love, so the color scheme came from those.
I have to admit, this was NOT my first attempt. Took me a few duds to come up with this one, but I'm pretty pleased with the result. I did it with a needle and thread, because the Bead Weaver in me insisted. Let me know what ya think!

Components:

Natural Leather, Czech glass mirage rectangles, Czech fire polished rounds, Czech glass button (can you tell I like Czech glass components?), and c-lon thread.

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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    I love what you did here! I have been waiting for someone to use the dragonfly button in their design and yours turned out wonderfully! Isn’t Czech glass great to work with–you blended the colors nicely with your choice of leather. Very nice! :)

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

    Oh, how pretty! Love it and would gladly wear this!

  3. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Love this! The colors are very soothing, reminds me of lying on the beach watching the waves roll in. The dragonfly button is perfect for this.

  4. Beadling
    Beadling says:

    Thanks for the compliments ladies! :)
    Angela, I have to say, I’m always so impressed by your designs, and your use of unique shaped beads. After seeing your Lace Agate tubes, I said “I have to try those! They look like fun!”
    C.C., I love Czech glass, there are so many fun shapes and colors and designs. I always want one of everything!
    I’m so glad you all like it. I’m always nervous about trying new things!

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Calm your nerves! You have succeeded! You have made an fabulous design with your own twist. Love the colors in the beads and the dragon fly button is a perfect choice. Love it! :D

  6. A Rozmin
    A Rozmin says:

    I’m loving your color combinations, esp. the turquoise beads. Great job!

  7. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Oh my goodness,what beautiful colors! I lubs me some bright blue. I would never guess that was a newer design for you. It’s perfect,and I love the Dragon fly. What a gorgeous summer design.
    I’m a huge sucker for Lima’s Czech glass as well. I get completely carried way. )Omg,the colors!) The mirage rectangles are especially nice,because they look like stones.

  8. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Ok, I admit it…I too am a Czech-O-holic! LOL I love ALL Czech beads! This is a lovely design and the colors are perfect–great job!

  9. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Blues and browns are a lovely color combination. Love those Czech beads!

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    Gorgeous colors, you got the perfect beads for this :D

  11. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    This is prettier than any I’ve seen on Pinterest. Beautiful work.

  12. Old Beaded Lady Chris
    Old Beaded Lady Chris says:

    Wow !!!! I love this bracelet. The combination of the Czech beads just pulls together especially with the colors. And to finish with that fantastic Czech button with the dragonfly just makes it pop. Really nice bracelet !!!

  13. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    Love the button. I’ve made a few and it is work getting it right. Nice combo.

  14. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Wonderful colors and design.

  15. Beadling
    Beadling says:

    Wow! Thank you all so much! I really thought this was just okay, but all your wonderful comments have made me feel a lot better about this piece!
    You all rock ;)

  16. pearlsandme aka Monica
    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    I’ve made a couple of these wrap bracelets for myself some year ago, and the first one broke quite soon, since then I haven’t dared to make more :-( ! So I can relate to you feeling uncertain! But this looks sturdy, and the design is just yummy! Lovely beads, well combined, and the button is to die for, and in just the right place!

  17. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the beach feeling you get from this bracelet! Gorgeous!

  18. Beadling
    Beadling says:

    Thank you Monica and Wanda :)

  19. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Simply fabulous, luv all your components :D

  20. Beadling
    Beadling says:

    Thank you Gemme Designs!

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