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  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Finally”:
    “Love the focal. Gorgeous bracelet. I really like the multi-strand components. Just lovely.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Finally”:
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  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “whirlpool”:
    “Wow Robert. This is a gorgeous design and the workmanship is excellent. Into my…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “3 Kumihimo”:
    “These are all beautiful Moogie. I didn't realize you could do kumihimo with larger beads…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Easy Does It”:
    “This is perfect! I like the more simple designs. Your wire work with the…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Finally”:
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  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “3 Kumihimo”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Spotted Necklace”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “whirlpool”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Spiral Dance”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Easy Does It”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “odalisque”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Finally”:
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    MH on “I think I like it?”:
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Indian Bracelet


About this design:

This is the second version of this bracelet design. The first one just didn't work out and got torn apart. This is actually a stretch bracelet. I haven't really worked with the stretch cord before, so this was new for me. Thinking about making a anklet too.

Components:

Toho seed bead mix, brass starfish component, 24ga wire, stretch beading cord

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    FAVE!!! So, so, so, so ,soooooo a fave. I absolutely love this, would never take this off…so awesome!!

  2. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    oooh, I would wear it- yes I would, especially if it was an anklet!

  3. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Love this the colors are awesome, and I love the starfish!!!

  4. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Thanks, Ravin, Lorrie and Beth! I was shopping for certain colors of sz 8 seed beads for another design and happened on this mix. The beads remind me of my beaded Indian moccacins and I had to buy them too! The strand of starfishies was a closeout. I had to bend this starfish a little to work with the design and he sure was a tough little bugger!

  5. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    These are great colors, would go well w/ shorts or jeans, and the starfish worth the extra work- a little summer fun!

  6. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    I love this…the color mix is awesome, and the starfish really is a great finishing touch!!!

  7. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    This bracelet is divine. 8O I love the sea star! Where did you come across that beauty?

  8. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Thanks Karen and Sunny Chick! If I remember correctly I got the starfish at AC Moore, but they were on closeout and I got the last one at my store!

  9. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Nice beads and love that starfish!! SLS

  10. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    Lindys what a great bracelet…And such a unique creation, the colors are beautiful and adding the starfish is so cute :)

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Love the way you did bend the starfish, beautiful design!

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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    Love!! This piece is adorable! Love the starfish..:)

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    Lee D says:

    Love this bracelet! It could be worn with so many things. And that starfish is so cool!

  14. Violet
    Violet says:

    Love this bracelet !!!! All the colors are great !!!! It would go well with so many outfits !!!!!! Maybe some earrings and a necklace to match?

  15. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Cute, bright and cheerful, and the little starfish absolutely _makes_ it!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    This is cute. Nice addition to a summer outfit or jeans anytime.

  17. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    So cute. almost looks like Indian corn.

  18. Frida
    Frida says:

    Gorgeous love it would so wear it :D FAVE 8O

  19. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Thanks everyone for the encouraging comments. I agree with Lynn the beads do resemble Indian corn.
    And the colors are so versatile the bracelet will coordinate with just about any outfit!

  20. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Love this bracelet not to mention the starfish. Great job. Have fun wearing it.

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