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Midnight Blue


About this design:

Lapis is one of the most gorgeous stones available to beaders. I especially like it when there is a generous amount of iron pyrite presnt. The pyrite sparkles like stars in a deep blue sky. This is a slight departure in style from my other wave cuffs. The waves are deeperand I've added a second row of beads across the front to give it a little more presence.

Components:

round and oval lapis lazuli, 14ga and 26ga silver wire

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  1. KPJEWELS
    KPJEWELS says:

    Into my favs. This is a beautiful piece.

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Gorgeous! The Lapis & Silver look great together :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Very pretty love lapis too!!!!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    LRC this is beautiful. Love your wire work.

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    K H says:

    That’s the great thing about wire – you can get so many different looks from the same spool!!!! Another great bracelet!!!!! :)

  6. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Lovely bracelet! The silver and the lapis look so rich together!

  7. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Just lovely!!!

  8. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    really beautiful, I also love lapis with alot of pyrite in it

  9. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    i love your work I so want to learn the wire working it is my next beading desire…how did you learn? classes,books ? I admire the art….

  10. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    I just sort of fell into the wire work, D Snyder. I took a class to learn how to make a beaded cuff. Beautiful but they tend to be fairly big. After I posted my first wire cuff I saw a similar idea from one of the LB beaders. It was more in the style of a wave. I decided to see if I could adapt it to make a smaller cuff for a friend. It took three tries before I got one small enough. When I discovered I could get bare copper wire from Home Depot for a pittance I bought 25 feet of 12ga and went wild! However, my first attempts were made with Romex electrical wire left over from when I had some remodeling done. Then it was on to the heavy duty stuff.
    I’ve attached 3 photos. The one with all of the gold colored beads is my first, The one with the blue, blue green is the really big one and the last is one of the first wave cuffs.

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  11. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    Another beautiful piece, LRC!

  12. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    This is simply stunning, Nancy! I love your wire work and the blue/silver combo is gorgeous!!! You should write a book on cuffs! :D

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