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Coral Coasts Bracelet

When I designed this bracelet, it was March and the Michigan winter was dragging on. My strong desire to visit a seashore, ANY seashore led me to...


Speed

This bracelet was inspired by an old speedometer cable. I'm really into repurposing metals.
Components: speedometer cable, 8.0 in. and trimmed 14k yellow gold filled 3-in. tube bead, textured and split 14k yellow gold filled accents and sterling silver cord ends


Lazy weekend fun

I’ve had a lazy weekend and there’s only so many episodes of Law and Order you can take! So.... did my favorite hobby.
Components: I had a few garnet wheels left and lots of Czech glass. The turquoise beads in the earrings are from Kingman, Arizona. There are several mining companies in Kingman. Take note of the little artichoke beads on top- they’re so cute!


Amethyst and Ametrine

The soothing lavenders of the stones inspired me with this piece. I like contrasts, so the facets and clunkiness of the central stone and the...
Components: faceted amethyst (1) tumbled ametrine (2) twisted garlic beads, 14k gf (2) 14k gf rondelles (12) 14k gf tubes (2) corrugated round beads 14k gf (2) bead caps (2) gp smooth round beads (4) gp S-clasp gp


Tumbled Citrine

I love the almost monochromatic look of the citrines and the 14k gold filled metal and all that texture it provides; contrasts well with the...
Components: Tumbled citrines (3) 14k gf twisted garlic beads (2) gp copper potato chip brushed rondelles (10) gf chain and toggle clasp gf corrugated round beads (2)


Tassel Bangles

Use tassels to create unique bracelets.


Celestial Bangle

Use charms to create a one-of-a-kind bracelet.


Woven Bangles

These weave-able bangles make it easy to create unique designs using thread & seed beads.


Wire Wrapped Labradorite Bangle

Labradorite is one my favorite natural stones. Every since I started making jewelry I’ve been drawn to this magical stone.
Components: Brass Cuff, Labradorite Chip beads.


Citrine and Carnelian Beaded Bracelet

The colors of the Citrine and Carnelian beads brings warmth to my spirit. I wanted to make a statement piece with beads that will stand out.
Components: Carnelian, Citrine, Copper Clasp, Copper Leaf Charm, and Copper Chain


Gemstone Rondelle Bracelet Stacks

Bracelet stacks using gemstone rondelles & focals.


Feeling blue

Once again, I’m an avid bird watcher and I love bluebirds! I bought these crazy blue rectangle agate beads a couple years ago. Finally found a...
Components: Crazy blue agate ( I think these were LB several years ago.). Tierra cast connector, spacers and clasp.


Return of the Butterfly

This is a re-do of the Green Girl Studios Butterfly coin bracelet.
Components: GGS Butterfly coin, toggle and floral charm..LB, Phosphosiderate, Green Florite, Yellow Opal, Rainbow Moonstone, silver chain..LB and waxed linen


Dragonfly pond

4 wrap ladder bracelet inspired by the beautiful dragonfly czech buttons and how much I long for the return of the dragonflys to my summer garden
Components: Seed beads, czech button, czech 2 hole tiles, leather cording, c-lon, needles


Redesigned bracelets

I tore these apart and redid them. I made them a bit bigger and gave them a cool new bead for the clasp.
Components: Black hemp cord, black coconut discs, acrylic black bead with gold marbleing.


Green Eye Jack

Tribal agate beads are one of my favorites especially the green & brown
Components: Tribal Agate beads strung with leather cord and a metal focal as a button for closure


Kaleidoscope

A beautiful kaleidoscope of colored gemstones with a unique clasping design
Components: Various gemstones: lapis, jade, African opal, amazonite, turquoise, howlite and freshwater pearl. Pewter ring with dangles and toggle clasp


Shades of Green

Green is my color this year...especially olive.
Components: a beaded gift...LB, sea urchin lentil..LB, Green Garnet..LB, pc bicone, peanut beads, brass lobster, yellow Mookaite, rustic rondelles, P.H. copper toggle, waxed linen


Chunky Winter Berries

Chunks of black onyx, red jade, and dalmatian jasper play well together in this fun statement bracelet.


Tribal Tubes

Boho/tribal is my favorite style, needed something to go with the metal link
Components: Metal sun link, czech tube beads, picasso seed beads and a metal button strung with waxed cord. Earrings-silver bead cap topping off czech tube beads strung with wax cord


Coined

Like the look of tiny strands of beads used as spacers so tried them with these red beads
Components: Strung red glass barrel beads with bead caps, czech cut seed beads for links and spacers, an old coin with a fold over clasp


Stoney Bird

I’ve had this crazy horse stone bird for years and never used it until I got inspired by Lima Beads’ heavy antique silver chain, antique silver...
Components: #7830 chain, #41398 leaf, #39041 Greek toggle, antique silver jump rings, all LB. My stone bird charm.


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.


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