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Knus

This piece was designed by Becky Nunn. The feather link has a slight curve, perfect for bracelets.


3 More Memory Wire Bracelets

Here are 3 more bracelets I made while on a memory wire binge. I would be lost with out the pliers made just for memory wire.
Components: one of everything, wood painted, wood, clay, metal, bone and you name it


Bad To The Bone

Wanted a simple white-ish bracelet to wear with anything
Components: Bone beads, bell drops and bead caps with a hook clasp


Sew Me Some Seeds

Really into sewing these beaded cuffs lately, so many colors and patterns to choose! The flower pattern I saw on Pinterest, the purple and lime was...
Components: Hand sewed seed beads into a wide bracelet. Leather ends on one, random beads sewed on top of the other


More Memory Wire

I used several kinds of beads in these bracelet including vintage glass, Czech glass, seed beads, 3 kinds of agate, jasper, coral, lava, 3...
Components: memory wire, glass, stone, metal, bone, wood, crystal


Purple!

Well look who is back! I haven't fallen off the face of the earth. I just haven't been making much jewelry until the last 3 or 4 weeks,

This...
Components: memory wire, S.P. chain, Czech glass, metal spacers, tiny crystals, a piece of copper, a baroque pearl and a fluorite bead


moon bracelet

This idea just came to me when I opened my package from lima beads. I hope my pics show up on here. I'm new to this.
Components: czech glass button, silk sari yarn, brass snaps, silver thread


Flower Child

I wanted to make some funky bracelets and this flower connector was perfect.
Components: ceramic connector, lucite flowers, Czech flowers, Rudraksha beads, Czech 3mm Amethyst luster, one Phosphosiderite bead, vintage arrow, copper chain, PH copper toggle and Unicorne teardrops, waxed linen


Little Baby Blue-Eyed Owl

I always thought Grace's little mini owls were so cute.
Components: Grace Lampwork olivine owl, Czech glass leaves, seeds, Green Garnet, Unicorne glass teardrop, Patricia Healey copper toggle, waxed linen.....all from LB.


Tribute to Eileen

My friend, Eileen, passed away recently. She was 62....and she loved Butterflies. This is a tribute to her.
Components: Green Girl Studio...butterfly coin, toggle and floral charm, Green Flourite, Czech glass, Aquamarine, Lavender Amethyst, waxed linen and lucite flowers.


Bones

These bracelets were inspired by the bone links. The moment I saw them I knew how I wanted to use them. Since I have two sisters I decided to make...
Components: Weave Got Maille jump rings for the Foxtail weave, metal bone links, 10mm Czech pressed glass beads, 8mm Czech faceted rondelles, metal swirl and hand charms.


Raku + Leather = ❤️

This piece started life as a plain leather bracelet blank & raku link focal from Urban Raku. I dyed the leather, distressed it with a texturing...
Components: See above. I wrote an update on my wire about a health issue. Being a retired RN, I always look for opportunities to spread health info. Check it out!


More Tis the Season

Actually, it's just the two pair of earrings that will be gifts...the fairy face bracelet might go on my Etsy shop.
Components: brass lotus earring charms, Lapis, SS links, ceramic fairy face, ceramic leaf, Green Aventurine, Blue Lace Agate, Lucite flowers, Czech glass, larimar nuggets, leaf chain and brass toggle


Happy colours

Another bead bracelet from the loom ~ lots of seed beads & small pearls. This one is 6.5 inches long, just around my wrist once.
Components: Lots of 8/0 seeds beads & small pearls, Czech glass beads, with gold plated ends & chain.


Multi colours

Another one of my loom bracelets with seed beads 8/0. I enjoy making these. This one is 20.5 inches long, it goes around my wrist 3 times. You can...
Components: A multitude of colours in 8/0 seed beads & small pearls & Czech glass beads.


The Bohemian

My take on a loomed cuff I saw on Etsy but I hand sewed mine (is quicker than looming but still took over 40 hours!)
Didnt like the colors at...
Components: All size 11 glass seed beads, a few czech beads for accents


Flower garden

Just used a button, waxed linen, and variety beads. Several from Limabeads. Very easy and quick.
Components: Several Czech glass types.


Leather and beads

I made this with the wild flower mix with speckles porcelain tumbled rondelle 5x7mm. I glued the ends of leather into cord ends.


Two simple bracelets

I like natural untreated stone beads and LB is the first place I look for them. So I was very happy to find these beautiful 8mm amazonite beads...
Components: The first bracelet has the amazonite beads from LB and a bead I made out of brown paper grocery bag paper. (Inspired by a wonderful book The second one has a variety of beads from my stash. It took me a long time to find the right mix of beads. I did a lot of experimenting before coming up with these two finished bracelets, which I then gave as gifts.


Simple & Tweet

I’ve wanted to knot some large hole freshwater pearls with leather. This LB Bird charm inspired me to try.
Components: Black leather lace 1.5mm, large hole freshwater pearls, SS hook clasp that I glued the ends in with LB Super New Glue.


Metallic Lava Memory Wire Bracelet

This metallic lava is so striking. It has all the same texture you expect with lava rock with a wonderful metallic finish.


Pearly Queen

Made this bracelet with the large pearls (large hole too!) with round bronze leather cord, then tied to flat leather in sparkly gold, sewed it...
Components: large pearls (large hole), round leather & flat leather, slider


Far away glass and copper..

Bracelets.. I'll be honest, they terrify me. From the size, positioning to make sure it does not flip up side down and making sure if it does,...
Components: All bare copper wire is from Lima Beads.. All the copper used in this bracelet was dipped into liver of sulfur and then sealed with a copper and brass sealer to protect the patina. Recycled glass beads - pale aqua - from etsy. The tiny striped beads are Indonesian beads (I really wish Lima Beads would stock Indonesian glass beads, they are divine! Especially their recycled ones..), also from Etsy. Washers are from the local hardware store. Bead caps I made myself out of copper sheet, hand cut and domed to shape).


Wibbly Wobbly Toffee Apple bracelet

I was looking at these porcelain beads I have & thinking some of them look like toffee apples, which you may have at Halloween!! I then got some...
Components: porcelain beads, gold leather, brass toggle clasp


Diamondback Wrap Bracelet

This bracelet has a modern Southwest vibe displaying the perfect mix of metal and microsuede.


Cowrie Hemp Bracelet

This boho inspired bracelet is perfect for layering up with other bracelets such as gemstone stretch bracelets or metal bangles.


Sweet Beachy Bracelet

So lightweight & reminiscent of tiny shells I would find walking along the shore as a child. Easily strings up onto waxed linen. This could also be...


Boho Bracelet

This bracelet displays sparkle and texture with the hammered charm and tassel. These bracelets are great for layering up.


Distressed Fabric Art piece adjustable wrap bracelet

This is a very unique adjustable layered, burned, painted Fabric art centerpiece on brass bracelet. My forte is fabric art and I create as many of...
Components: Distressed fabric art, brass base, various beads, crystals, silk taffetta fabric, oversize lobster claw, rhinestone chain, Roman glass, crystal point.


Fabric/paper, Kraft Tex collage cuff bracelets

These are collage bracelets made from dyed, painted handmade fabric/paper and colored Kraft tex. The base is Kraft Tex and the main focal of 2 of...
Components: Fabric/paper, Kraft Tex, paint, dye, acrylic inks, pearl ex, flatback crystals, warm and natural batting, velcro, rhinestone chain


Wrapped silk bangle

Silk Tafetta wrapped around sealed brass bangle blankand further wrapped with beads and wire or flatback Swarovski crystals applied. Lined with...
Components: Bangle blank, silk tafetta, crystal flatbacks, beads of various types, wire, utra suede


Fresh floral bracelet

This was a fresh pick. Creel U had the idea for the design. (Thanks) I think it turned out wonderful.
Components: Seed beeds, African Recycled beads clear with coral, Czech glass bellflowers, and waxed linen. (LB) copper toggle clasp from my stash.


Peace Out

I always wanted to use the peace link from LB...then I ran into these imagine beads.
Components: Gaea peace link, imagine beads, Turquoise, Blue Moonstone, 2 Larimar nuggets, Saki Silver toggle


Autumn

While I was browsing in a bead store I saw a cool leather bracelet with seed beads. It made me wonder what chainmaille would look like between two...
Components: Green bracelet: scrap leather, 12mm rectangular Red Creek Jasper, 20 gauge Artistic Wire, and Weave Got Maille jump rings for the Foxtail chainmaille weave. Black bracelet: scrap leather, 8-9mm dyed pearls, 20 gauge Artistic Wire and Weave Got Maille jump rings for the Twist of Fate chainmaille weave. Brown bracelet: scrap leather, Weave Got Maille jump rings for the Twist of Fate chainmaille weave.


Pearl Go Go

I made this bracelet very quickly! I had a length of turquoise leather thong sitting there on my table...thought I would add a couple of large...
Components: Leather thong, pearls & silver beads


song bird 2

This is a second button from a set of 4. For this button I really felt copper would match it so I went with that and im very happy I did.
Components: gorgeous Czech glass button, faceted Czech glass beads, rose quartz, tierra cast barrel beads and clasp in plated copper and tiny jade beads and copper chain.


Belt shortage...

What to do when you realize that your decades old belts no longer fit? Turn them into cool, skinny leather bracelets. My belts actually do still...
Components: belt, metal bracelet bars, rivets and snaps.


Desert Colors Bracelet

Inspired by the Southwest and it's rugged terrain, colors and textures


Feather Bracelet

Designed by Tierracast this bracelet displays an earthy Southwest style at its best.


song bird

My inspiration began with the gorgeous Czech glass button. Nature is so inspiring. I love animals and birds to me show that display of color no...
Components: I used silver plated trade beads, morganite and matte amazonite beads. When it was completed it, I fell in love instantly with it. Its got such a shabby chic romantic feel.


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