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Apple Jasper Cuff Bracelet


About this design:

I spotted these double-drilled Apple Jasper marquise beads and knew exactly what I was going to do with them. [It helped that I'd done a version of this with coprolite previously.]

This one sold at my show this weekend. A customer couldn't put it down--she gravitated to it first thing and held it as she wandered my booth looking at everything else. She tried to put it back on its tray, but couldn't leave it.

Components:

Apple Jasper double-drilled ovals/marquise, Copper beads, Black Onyx, memory wire-large bracelet.

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  1. Sonja
    Sonja says:

    Beautiful!!

  2. Bead-itudes
    Bead-itudes says:

    Well I can see why she couldn’t put it down. Its cool. Very creative what you did with the marquise shaped beads.

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    This is an awesome cuff! I can see why your customer couldn’t leave without it! :D

  4. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Oh yeah, this is awesome! Grats on the sale!!

  5. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    very nice

  6. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Galye,this is beautiful! wonderful design with memory wire, and it looks really good! (sometimes I think memory wire looks a bit stiff)

  7. Science Chick Runs Sibes
    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Lorrie–I agree that memory wire can be very stiff in both appearance and wear. The MW that I use in these cuff designs is from a stock that I bought that is too flexible for the usual MW bracelet. It is perfect for this double-stranded design, just because it is so flexible (glad I didn’t return it). The size of the double-drilled stones and the spacing between them give it sufficient rigidity.

    Thanks, Lorrie, Sonja, Deb, Ravin, Caryn, and Beaditudes for the raves. I’ve got to make another and others with other d-d stones for my holiday shows.

  8. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Very pretty glad to hear you had a good show sorry I couldn’t make it!!!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    An instant Fav Gayle! I like the way your mind works, this is a great idea for double drilled stones. And a lucky find for your customer! :-)

  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    What a gorgeous cuff! :D

  11. Science Chick Runs Sibes
    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Thanks, Deb, Mary and Sunny. It’s fun to break the “traditional mold” when designing.

  12. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    very pretty!

  13. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is very nice..

  14. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    This is amazingly beautiful, fabulous design, lucky customer!! :)

  15. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Beautiful! even prettier than I’d imagined. The apple jasper is gorgeous, and your design really shows it off. One thing I love about these MW cuffs is that they fit so many sizes of wrists.

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