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Amethyst Cuff


About this design:

I have wanted to make this cuff for ages.... I love amethyst and these chips are just perfect for this type of work.

I added a little sparkle with gold seed beads.

Components:

Amethyst, seed beads, cuff blank, suede

Additional Images:



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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Beautiful I like this so much. Still February for Amythest month. Oh my heavens I always do this my sons birthday is March 1st he’ll be big 40 this year. Good heavens I have not figured why I have been doing that these last few years. At leas I sent him and his fiance something Her birthday is today.

    This is a beautiful shade fo purple such rich gems. I love the focal bead I hope to learn to do the thing with seed beads to encase gems. Love it.

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Rich, rich color. This is a beautiful piece of work, Lynn. Looks like a lot of work, too. I can’t wear purple cause my skin tone doesn’t work with it. But I’d sure wear this cuff purple and all. :)

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    This is fabulous, so beautiful! I LOVE cuff bracelets!!

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    Lee D says:

    Beautiful!

  5. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Awesome! Where can I get one LOL!

  6. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    You’ve been wanting to make it for ages, that’s how long it would have taken me to do it! I can’t even fathom how to begin something like this. And, being purple, just takes it over the top in my opinion. FAVE.

  7. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Lynn- this looks like so much work, but the result is fantabulous!!!!

  8. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Wow!!!!!!! Simply amazing. I love the rich purple. I have no clue how you accomplished this! I stand in awe!

  9. Violet
    Violet says:

    WOW AMAZING WOW
    I just can’t say enough about this amazing piece of art…. !!!!!!!
    I adore it !!!!!

  10. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Amazing. I love purple too.

  11. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    WOWZA!!! absolutly wonderful!!!

  12. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    so special, love this! I really love amethyst :-)

  13. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    Strikingly beautiful! I love purple with a hint of gold! Well done!

  14. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    WOWZA! THis is gorgeous!

  15. AndreaHusband
    AndreaHusband says:

    love love love this cuff!

  16. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    WOW!! This is such a beautiful piece. And the fact that it’s purple gives it bonus points in my book.

    Can’t imagine how you got all of those little chips to fit together so well and cover the frame. FAV! SLS

  17. Lynn in Oz
    Lynn in Oz says:

    Hey all :)

    Thankyou so much for all that wonderful comments.

    My apologies for not getting back in here earlier. My son broke 3 fingers and my dog tore his cruciate ligament, so life is way too hectic at the moment :(

    It hasn’t taken that long to do LOL just a few hours :)

    The chips don’t completely match up, but that is ok, because the base fabric is purple suede, so a little showing through is part of the charm.

    It will be going into the local show tomorrow, so it can’t be bought anywhere just yet ;) LOL

  18. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Oh my goodness, was your son wrestling with the dog or was it two separate accidents? Hope everyone is doing better today. Can’t wait to see what everyone has to say at the show today. Keep us posted.

  19. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Love!!!! the cuff!!!!

    LRC – you can wear this bracelet – skin-tone only really matters w’ stuff near the face. Your wrist will look marvelous.

    Hope everyone heals up soon. Everyone I know who tore a.c. ligaments did it skiing, which makes me wonder… does your dog ski????

  20. Lynn in Oz
    Lynn in Oz says:

    LOL- no Jabari does not ski… we don’t know how he did it, but it wasn’t in the same incident as my son :)

    My youngest son was playing with his big brother at school and the “big” boys kinda crumpled on top of my youngest and somehow in the mix he broke his fingers.

    I dropped it off at the show today, but I won’t know anything until next Sunday :(

  21. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    What a gorgeous bracelet, Lynn! Your work is just stunning and the color is fabulous! :D I’m sure it will sell quickly!

    Sorry about your boys and their boo-boos! It will probably be harder to keep Jabari quiet than your son! Hope they both start to feel better soon! :)

  22. Lynn in Oz
    Lynn in Oz says:

    Thanks Lynn :)

    I hope all is well with you :)

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    This cuff is stunning!
    Oh the joys of little boys! I’d like to say girls are easier, but now that mine is 18 – I’m not so sure. Opens up a whole new can of worms. LOL

  24. Lynn in Oz
    Lynn in Oz says:

    This piece got 3rd!!!

  25. Celticcrossing
    Celticcrossing says:

    Congratz!! Wow, this is a stunning piece of work. Very impressive.

    ♥Hope you son & your dog are doing better!

  26. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Congrats on your 3rd place finish, Lynn! Can’t imagine how it didn’t get first…..it’s sooooo stunning! I’m so happy for you!!! :D

  27. Lynn in Oz
    Lynn in Oz says:

    The reason it didn’t get 1st is because my necklace did LOL They were both in the same category….. it is strange, Iknow, but we are a country town and sometimes thing are a little backwards LOL

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Grats on 3rd AND 1st place Lynn! Hope your son and Jabari (great name by the way) are doing well. I know there isn’t much they can do with broken fingers except a cast up to the elbow at worst, splinting and taping them together at best, well, from my understanding at least. And Jeeze torn CL? Could he have gotten into a fight with another animal…erm wait, there’d be more than just a torn cl if that was the case, my bad. Might of been trying to get into, out of, or over something that was a bit much. Hmmm. Well, I hope all is well now and good energy goes out from my hubby and I to you and yours. :D

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