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Mermaid's Bracelet


About this design:

I made this in a class earlier this week. It uses St. Petersburg stitch and can be made small and daity or big and chunky. I chose big and chunky for this one. I'm wearing it now. They go together quickly!

Components:

large delicas, size 11 seed beads, fw pearls, and Czech glass.

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  1. Laurabee Studios
    Laurabee Studios says:

    Very nice! It looks like it would feel really good wearing it. Do you know what I mean?

  2. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    So pretty and I love the colors you chose.

  3. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    How fab!

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    Lee D says:

    Wow! This is so pretty, Debra. It does NOT look like something that goes together quickly.

  5. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    What a cool bracelet, Debra, I love the colors!!!

  7. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Oh, this is a beauty. I love all the beads you chose, and the chunky look is wonderful. Into my faves!

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    D D Mystic Chick says:

    cool! nice color/bead combo!

  9. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Thank you, dear Friends! It’s very comfy to wear. And, YES, it is, indeed, EASY and FAST. It just LOOKS tricky. I put the bracelet together in less than 2 hours. The most time-consuming part was adding the clasp. I just HATE weaving in thread!!!!

  10. Science Chick Runs Sibes
    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Wow, gorgeous.
    I have only a passing acquaintance with St. Petersburg stitch, so I’m having trouble conceptualizing how you adapted it to incorporate the chunky beads. Any hints would be appreciated.

  11. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Thank you, Runs with Sibes! The chunky glass beads are merely embellishment on top. The pearls with picots are part of the stitch. I made this in a class Tuesday evening.

  12. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    So Debra you hand stiched this all?? Wonderful such talet everyone has..Do you go to classes at beadstores?…D

  13. Science Chick Runs Sibes
    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Thanks, Debra. I couldn’t see how the large beads could possibly conform with the St Pete stitch. It’s so delicate. The first one I did for practice used copper-lined crystal. This seedbead makes a St. Pete stitch that looks much like chain. A friend saw it as I was working on it and requested that I make it long enough for a necklace. So, practice turned into jewelry. Then, she asked for matching earrings–I adapted the stitch to start with a copper 3mm ball and end with a loop for the earwire to hold.

  14. LAshe
    LAshe says:

    Note to self: learn St. Petersburg stitch! :-)

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