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Vintaj Treasure


About this design:

I took a Viking knit class last spring and ever since then have been playing with different ideas of design. I do love using earthy, neutral tones with pops of color, so I thought I'd try knitting with Vintaj bronze wire. I was so pleased with the way the color can go with almost anything and have had family members request similar pieces with this color wire. Next I'll be trying to figure out the best way to embellish the weave with wire charms, etc.

Components:

Vintaj bronze wire, copper cones, copper toggle clasp, swarovski crystals, swarovski pearl, non-tarnish copper wire

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  1. Mary Magdalene
    Mary Magdalene says:

    I haven’t learned the viking weave yet. It’s very unique and really quite beautiful. You did a great job with this bracelet. Love the colors.

  2. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Very nice work, wish I could do this it’s a great braclet!

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    B Stafford says:

    This is a beautiful bracelet! Your work is wonderful, and I love the “Pop” of color you used.

  4. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Lovely! All your works seems so wonderful.

  5. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    This is gorgeous! I’ve done Viking knit (I have 2 bracelets posted here), but only in sterling silver wire. I’ve also seen it done in copper wire, which is lovely. The Vintaj brass is so beautiful! :D

  6. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    nice!!!! I am liking this one too!

  7. Laurabee Studios
    Laurabee Studios says:

    Love the viking knit.

  8. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Love it!! Such a good work!

  9. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Very nice work and love the brass … FAV. SLS

  10. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    I’m really attracted to Viking Knit – I will have to learn it. Perhaps your example will be the push I need to do so. Love the bracelet, and the coral swarovski bicones are the perfect touch!

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Very Cool!

  12. jessbell
    jessbell says:

    Thank you all very much! I was terrified to even try Viking knit for a long time, but then I met this great bead store owner who taught classes. I was able to do it one on one with her and it wasn’t as bad as I first imagined. You should definitely take a stab at it with a class and you’ll probably be surprised at how uncomplicated it might seem. I’m hoping to be teaching it as a class at my friend’s store in Osseo for the summer courses. With the cost of sterling these days, I decided to use more base metal wires and colors. I definitely want to make these in sterling and fine silver as well yet.

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