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    wellsdalakaJulie on “River Stones”:
    “This looks so peaceful and lovely, with all the elements in perfect balance.…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “River Stones”:
    “The stones are gorgeous whatever name they go by! I like your choice of smokey quartz…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Thank you LRC! I am anxious to try out your instructions. They are…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “River Stones”:
    “Yes, I believe it is the same stone, just a different name.…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Well rats! I goofed setting this whole thing up. That's what happens when you…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “River Stones”:
    “Love the soft muted colors! It looks like the pendant and the Wild Horse Jasper…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow! This is wonderful. Love these necklaces and tiger eye is a favourite of…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall?”:
    “I too love the bracelets you keep coming up with - you definitely have a wonderful…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I love the soft muted colours - so serene and relaxing. Beautiful design!…” read »

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    Maggies Mom on “I took a Class”:
    “Amazing! Can't believe this is your first time weaving! I am very impressed!…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall Tones”:
    “I love this colour mixture and the design is so appealing - very nice.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Ooooh - this is so cool and I love it all especially the turtles. :) …” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “River Stones”:
    “This is gorgeous - love the stones - love the design. Fantastic!…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Beautiful Gail! I agree the turtles are such a cute addition.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Gifted”:
    “Thank you - still lots of wood beads left to play with.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “I took a Class”:
    “Thanks ladies. It was fun, but intense. Kept repeating the mantra: single up…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Gorgeous!…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
    “Yummy components and beads! I love your style and aesthetic!!!!!!!…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
    “Love the weaving! Must have been a blast! :) …” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

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    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
    “Thanks to everyone for their lovely comments! This was certainly fun to make!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “* would look GREAT with *…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Gifted”:
    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “I took a Class”:
    “Wire weaving? You're a "greenie?" I'd say you are well on your way to being…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Key boards and computers are not trustworthy..... they are electronic devices with minds of their own. Now…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “It's funny because when I type my son's name it always changes it to "sidenote" or…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank You ladies!…” read »

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    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I love copper and you really are the master.…” read »

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    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
    “Very,very nice.…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “I took a Class”:
    “Wow! I agree with Donna, this piece looks very complicated but you certainly did fantastic with…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

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    kye on “Fall?”:
    “You make the neatest bracelets. Wonderful work!…” read »

  • Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
    “Very, very pretty. So talented.…” read »

Promises Kept Bracelet


About this design:

The skeleton key bead was molded by me and then roughed up and antiqued. The faux stone bead was also made by me. All the stones are from Lima and some of the brass findings, too.

Components:

Polymer clay beads, Carnelian, China Variscite, Copper Green Opal, Butterscotch agate, brass wire, brass bead caps, brass heart charm, brass hook clasp



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    You are doing great things. I so love this bracelet. Can’t wait to see more of your work.

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Fabulous bracelet design, Laura! Love your beads! :D

  3. Laurabee Studios
    Laurabee Studios says:

    Thank you so much. I must say feedback from other fellow beaders is a blessing. Whether good or bad, it makes me grow and push my self harder as an artist.

  4. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    This is great! The brass bead caps are a nice touch! Lovely assortment!

  5. Laurabee Studios
    Laurabee Studios says:

    Thank you. I don’t know if you can tell by the pic but, I layered two different bead caps on the beads. I thought it had a nice effect.

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    Lee D says:

    Love this bracelet!

  7. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Oh, I am looking again- i can see the caps, and they are a great design touch! You can’t really tell in the picture that you layered them, but it is a pretty effect!

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    Copper Penny says:

    what a gorgeous bracelet, love all the elements.

  9. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    ¨Love it !!!

  10. jessbell
    jessbell says:

    You are such a talented polymer clay artist! This piece is one of my favorite! Do you ever make and sell your polymer components?

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    This is a beautiful bracelet. You will never have any orphan beads. Beautiful design, I like the two sizes of bead caps too. Tiny ones and the one that fit the beads right?

  12. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    What a lovely piece. The key and the beads make me think of opening up my heart to the majesty of the ocean.

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    so cool!!! :)

  14. Laurabee Studios
    Laurabee Studios says:

    Thanks, everyone.
    jessbell, I’ve been considering trying to sell just my beads. I might list a couple on etsy in the near future to see what happens.

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    You really should, your work is really good, if you could do a darker colored one with an ankh, or some other egyptian symbology on it, I would buy it when I could afford to.

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