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Cuprite Delight


About this design:

Another bracelet I made a while ago, this is one of my favourite stones. I wasn't sure what to team it with but I think it looks quite cool with the Swarovski pearls!

Components:

Cuprite, Swarovski pearls, Bali & Sterling Silver beads & spacers, Sterling Silver toggle



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  1. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    It looks VERY cool with the pearls, Spiral Chick! Love this design and color combo you’ve come up with! :D

  2. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful piece :)

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    Luv2bead - Little Chick says:

    WOW!!!!!!! I have a purple paua shell pendant (rectangular) and I want to put a spiral on it! I was wondering, how do you make the spiral stay flat and not move around? Do you glue it or something? Thanks!

  4. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Lovely! I really like the cuprite with the Sw. Pearls.
    :-)
    I am glad to see a design made with the cuprite, as I had wondered about how it would look. Answer: It looks great!

  5. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    I never realized how pretty cuprite was. I liked it in the smaller beads but never saw it in a larger bead like you have here. It looks great with the pearls and silver spacers.

  6. Pam
    Pam says:

    Beautiful!

  7. Mayan Chick - Lilly
    Mayan Chick - Lilly says:

    Gorgeous!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    I have never used cuprite, but I will definitely be using it now! Beautiful bracelet!

  9. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    It is beautiful!!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thank you everyone!
    Little Chick ~ the spirals on my Purple Squiggle bracelet were stuck on with glue!
    Another way is like my profile pic earrings. Make the spiral first then thread the bead on the wire, bend the wire up so that the spiral lays flat on the front of the bead. Take the bead off & bend the fold a bit tighter so the spiral fits snuggly against the bead. Re~thread the bead and finish with a wrapped loop etc.
    Or (are you bored yet?!)you can spiral the end of the wire from the wrapped loop & press it against the bead. (I’ve finished now, really :) )

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    Luv2bead - Little Chick says:

    lol

    Thanks soooo much Spiral Chick! :D

  12. Dangles Designs
    Dangles Designs says:

    Love it, I tend to shy away from square cut, but this is very nice.

  13. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Beautiful, Spiral Chick! Love the pearls with the cuprite and sterling – quite a statement! And thanks for the info on the spirals!

  14. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks for the helpful tips on spirals, Spiral Chick! I love making spirals, too, and these are great hints. :D

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    You’re welcome :)

  16. moarkgal
    moarkgal says:

    Beautiful stones – like your choice of accent beads and the pearls are perfect!

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    Waterfall says:

    Gorgeous…you have an eye for creating beautiful and unique pieces of jewerly.

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thank you :)

  19. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    A gorgeous bracelet, Spiral Chick! The cuprite is sooo nice and has a wonderful green color, I think! The beads in this have something special!:-)

  20. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    I haven’t been able to find any cuprite,but I am looking. This is sensational!

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