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Carpathian Relic


About this design:

The focal by Wondrous Strange reminded me of an archaeological relic. The colors and textures were so unusual and different.

Components:

Focal by Wondrous Strange, Czech beads, pearls, Rhodonite, brass findings.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. J Danhaus
    J Danhaus says:

    The band so wonderfully echoes the focal piece. This bracelet reminds me of the way the pastel colors of a setting sun reflect off a rocky beach.

  2. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    Wonderously cute.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Very different…love the soft, dusty colors!

  4. CAS
    CAS says:

    Oil in rain on a manhole cover … utterly unique and beautiful piece. Love it!

  5. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    You used the perfect beads to go with the unique focal. Beautiful work! !

  6. Copenhagen Statement
    Copenhagen Statement says:

    Really beautiful colors!!

  7. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Thanks, everyone. I just picked up the colors of the focal.

  8. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Del, I think this is beautiful! You picked up the colors perfectly as reflected in the focal. The rhodonite is great with this as are those delicate pearls. :)

  9. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    This is so beautiful! You pulled all the colors from the focal perfectly! I love it!

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Perfection! You found the perfect elements!! I do love her pieces but I don’t dare start buying from yet another etsy artist. :) my collection is already immense.

  11. Inagodadavida by Eve
    Inagodadavida by Eve says:

    Love how you not only matched the colors in your focal piece, but your bead choice mimics the same soft round pebble effect. Your talent took a great focal piece and made it fantastic! Stunning!

  12. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Thanks everyone. Becky, I too have a ton of stuff. What I don’t have is time. My job gets in the way of my personal life!

  13. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful!

  14. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    What a gorgeous bracelet! I love the colors you’ve used with that focal!

  15. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Beautiful mix of beads and love the subtle orchid colors. Pretty on the wrist!

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

    Gorgeous – love the colors!

  17. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Del, this is another GORGEOUS piece! You have such a knack for pulling colors out of pieces! FABULOUS! :)

  18. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Del, I’m with you on that, too! So many ideas, so little time. Dang job. :)

  19. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Thanks everybody for your wonderful comments.

  20. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Wonderful piece! :)

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