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My first cuff


About this design:

This is inspired by Lorrie's cuff instructions....I see I'm not the first to make one. This is so cool to see all the different patterns, colors and designs...Thanks Lorrie!!!

Components:

14 Gsuge copper wire 24 Gauge copper wire assorted purple glass beads

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  1. Skittles mommy
    Skittles mommy says:

    Love it that everyone is making their first! Aren’t they great! Your’s is very pretty – love the colors!

  2. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Oh, Boy! Another Beauty! I am so glad that you tried this! I like the pretty purples in this one! Great job, Karen!

  3. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Karen, this turned out fantastic! I love the color! Gorgeous! :D

  4. Bead-itudes
    Bead-itudes says:

    My My see what you’ve started Lorrie LOL
    No really – thanks so much for taking the time to show all of us how to do this. I had no idea how to even start.

    Karen – this is really cute. Awesome job for your first cuff. My first try didn’t turn out anything close to this. But I will keep practising.

  5. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is pretty good for 1st time….Great job.

  6. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Wow, love the colors Karen. And who would have guessed this was your first one. PRETTY!!! SLS

  7. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Thanks for all your encouraging words!! Lorrie, thanks again for sharing your instructions, it is awesome to see everyone’s version of your design!!! I had fun making it, and I can’t wait to try it again!!!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Beautiful job, Karen!

  9. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    :D You are very welcome Bead-itudes! would love to see how yours turned out! Karen, I am glad this was fun!

  10. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    This is a beautiful first cuff!

  11. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Way to go Karen! I promise the next one will be easier and soon you will be turning them out in a flash. Super job for your first try. :)

  12. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Karen, this is fabulous!!! Love the colors!! :-D

  13. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Karen, this is excellent! What a nice job you did for a first timer on cuffs. I really like it. Great job!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Gorgeous first cuff, love your choice of color!

  15. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Love it!!!

  16. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    Great Karen… I have yet had the time to do any creating…keep up the great work… :)

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    This seems to be a great trend starting. Loving seeing all the different cuffs. Maybe I will just add the gems to the one I made before like I wanted to. Ted says it is too large a bracelet? Well what does he know. It was so comfy. Well when they say things like that you tend to not wear them much anymore. Oh well.

  18. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Hooray Karen this is beautiful!!! You did an oustanding job for your 1st cuff I love love it!!!
    It looks like you have have made lot’s of them!
    Hope to see more! :)

  19. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Thanks ladies for all your inspiring words. I really did have fun making it, and planning on making more!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Great bracelet!

  21. Pam E aka funky tulip
    Pam E aka funky tulip says:

    yeah!!!!!!! looks great

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