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Black and blue bracelet


About this design:

Have you ever tryed to weave over four (side by side) memory wires? I just done that. Terrible! That memory wire really is keeping its shape and my wires were not under control! Finally I managed to finalize them.

Components:

Memory wire, waxed cotton cord, bronze, silver plated cypsy bells

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

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    D D Mystic Chick says:

    love these! doesn’t look like you had any trouble because they look great!

  2. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    So beautiful, love this!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    These arae wonderful, Arja! You are one talented lady…all of your creations are amazing! :D

  4. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Arja, these are fantastic! Love the colors! :D

  5. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Wow, Arja, looks like you tamed the ‘monster’ memory wire … it definitely has a mind of it’s own, doesn’t it? Very pretty. Something so new and unique!! SLS

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Arja, I received my April/May issue of “Step by Step Wire Jewelry” magazine in today’s mail and guess who is featured on pages 30-31?!?!?! YOU!!! :D Congrats on having your zipper bracelet design featured!!! I’m so happy for you and proud of you, my friend!!! :D :D :D

  7. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Lynn, I received mine today too and my heart almost stopped … her bracelet is on the cover and I recognized it immediately as being Arja’s! Congrats my friend … nice article, way to go!!! SLS

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Me, Too!
    Congrats Arja!!!
    this is a fabulous bracelet too!

  9. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    This is so cool, Arja, I love it!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Got my copy too!! I saw the bracelet and said, “that looks like Arja’s work”. Sure enough! You go girl!!! :-D I’m proud of you!

    And this memory wire bracelet. Oh, I don’t think my brain could take the frustration!! It SO beautiful and I love the design!

  11. Violet
    Violet says:

    Such wonderful designs !!!! I especially love the first picture !!!
    Congrats on the magazine feature !!!! You so deserve it !!!!!

  12. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Thank you dears :) . Looking forward to see my copy of SBSWJ. Maybe I have to wait week or two before it flys all the way from US to Finland.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    This is lovely!

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

    Arja, I had the same reaction as Mary when I saw the magazine cover! I even told my hubby that the bracelet reminded me of that stunning necklace design you posted here awhile back! He was happy to get to see your photo and read about you — he also loves the 2 pieces I’ve purchased from you! :D

  15. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow so neat Arja!! I new it was you right away in the magazine, congrats too you..

  16. Lyric Chick aka Bev
    Lyric Chick aka Bev says:

    Oh, Arja, everything you touch turns to gold!!

  17. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    I can’t even imagine the pain you went through to make these fabulous bracelets, Arja! You have the patience of a saint! These are a 10 on the WOW scale! :D

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