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Saturday Night Bracelet

I made this bracelet last night while talking on the phone to my ex-boyfriend. Actually, he does most of the talking...so I can pretty much just...
Components: ceramic target bead, vintage verdigris beads, Amazonite, Chrysoprase, emerald Czech spacers, Farfalle beads, Czech flowers, copper clay toggle and waxed linen. ..and copper chain.


Tile Bead Stretch Bracelets

I love how colorful & fun these enamel tile beads are! The color combos you can come up with are endless, and once you get the hang of it, they're...


Knots

I had this old copper link that I had patina ed with turquoise....I just thought I would make it into a bracelet.
Components: copper link, Czech glass, waxed linen, copper button and charm from LB.


Mermaids delight

Wonderful sea glass bracelet with a mermaids tail from Kim Snyder lamp work beads
Components: Sea glass, vintaj findings, waxed linen and mermaids tale from Kim Snyder.


Etched beauty

The etched beads and pearls were two of the door busters that were offered last month. I fell in love with the etched beads immediately. The...
Components: Etched, pearl/shell, Swarovski


Czech Blue, too!

Here is iteration number 2! The last photo is of the two of them side by side. Nancy, the second one is in your honor since you suggested I do...
Components: Same as Czech Blue!


Czech Blue!

Watching the bracelets pop up so frequently in the design studio I got the itch to try something new, Thank you sweetjane! I tried the waxed linen...
Components: Czech Glass Denim Blue Picasso Hibiscus Coin 7mm, Royal Blue Irish Waxed Linen 4 ply, Czech Glass Gold Metallic Suede Melon Round 5mm, Czech Glass Jungle Green Picasso Melon Round 6mm, Czech Glass Blue Nile w/ Gold Large Hole Melon Round 6mm, Czech Glass Denim Dreams Groovy Oval 18x14mm, Czech Glass Earth Picasso Fire Polished Rondelle 6x9mm, Czech Glass Sky Dive Picasso Horse Eye 18x8mm, Czech Glass 13 x 8mm Turquoise Picasso with Dark Bronze Wash Melon and TierraCast Oxidized Brass-Plate Toggle Set


Remember When

While looking through my stash for some inspiration I found this Sarah Shriver focal. I bought it at a bead show in 2019. Remember when we could go...
Components: 8mm green Agate (LB), 6mm Agate, 8mm Amethyst faceted rounds, Sarah Shriver focal and Weave Got Maille jump rings for the Foxtail chainmaille weave.


Braided Seed Bead Bracelet

I always get excited when we get in a new batch of seed beads- I love thinking of new designs to create with them! For this bracelet, I simply...


More with Robin's Czech Beads

I just love all these Czech beads!!I think I have enough bell flowers for the rest of my life!
Components: Czech Glass, seeds, waxed linen and farfalle


Spring Blooms in December

I was inspired by all the colorful Czech beads that were in the package. I have one more bracelet to make from her package...then the rest are...
Components: Czech glass, seeds, Farfalle and waxed linen.


Sunday Morning

I was intrigued with Robin's peacock beads.. and I have wanted to use my star button. Anyway, they seem to go together. I also re-did the...
Components: GGS star button, Larimar Blue Crazy Lace, peacock beads, Farfalle beads, waxed linen and lotus charm


Peace on Earth, good will to man

I bought these beads several months ago . With the season upon on, I thought I better get busy and make a bracelet. I usually just make charm...
Components: The ceramic beads were from an Etsy shop. The other beads were out of my stash. Silver plated findings.


Just For Fun

Waiting...my LB package got stuck somewhere. So...Nancy had a ladybug bead in her package, that I didn't think I could make anything with...but..I...
Components: ladybug bead, Black Lava, Millefiori beads, glass beads, wood bead, copper potato chips, Czech glass, purple thread-like bead, purple filigree bead, magenta shell pearls, paper bead, Rose Quartz, Solar Quartz, polymer clay bead, Rhodonite and etc.


More of Nancy's Beads

I took apart some bracelets and thought the Lampworked beads of Nancy's looked good together...a little bit of orange and blue in all of them. The...
Components: Lampworked beads, Denim blue Agate, Larimar Blue Crazy Lace, Czech glass, Saki toggle, Sky Eye Jasper, Mookaite, Ethiopian wire spacers, Red Jasper and homemade toggle.


Bird Is The Word

I'm not too sure about this bracelet...I may do it over. The last pic is my Day of the Dead necklace
Components: Gaea bird, Autumn Agates, Farfalle, copper chain, wood cube, Czech flowers, waxed linen, metal skull, various Czech flowers and gun metal chain


Seed Bead Bracelet Stack

Budget friendly and easy to make, seed bead bracelet stacks are perfect for gift giving! This design is a great way to use up leftover seed beads...


Lotus Flower Bracelet

I love the calming, tranquil vibe the colors in this bracelet give off. For this design, I paired an openwork acetate lotus focal with Czech glass...


Bluebird of Happiness Etc.

I have recently been blessed with some beads from Nancy's stash. She had two of these bluebirds...instead of earrings, I decided to make a bracelet...
Components: PC and Lampwork beads from Nancy's stash, Russian Amazonite, Larimar Blue Crazy Lace, Saki toggle and waxed linen.


Ribbon & Chain Bracelet

This budget-friendly bracelet is a great gift idea or the perfect holiday outfit accessory (or both!). Simply weave a piece of ribbon through a...


Another Bunny

I loved my first bunny bracelet so much...I decided to make another. The last shot is a leftover bunny bead bracelet I made a friend.
Components: Ceramic beads, 2mm leather cord, bronze button, brass spacers and Tiger Eye beads


Log and Leaf

I've had all these components for a while...I just took a necklace apart that I didn't like anymore...and made it all into a bracelet.
Components: PC log, Mookaite, Humble leaf, sari silk, tiny pine cone and waxed linen


Pumpkin Spice Bracelet

Tierracast created this wonderful layered harvest bracelet. This is a unique way to showcase their adorable pumpkin charms.


Lavender Garden Loomed Bracelet

Imagine this loomed design in any palette and with any button. The clever knotted closure makes it adjustable. Add our Butterfly Link or any charm...


Sedona Bracelet Stack

I used a mix of Impression jasper, Larimar, Amazonite, and Rhodochrosite-along with two different knotting techniques (a square knot and a simple...


Wildflower Wrap Bracelet

I love using knotting techniques in my designs- I find the repetitiveness soothing. For this design, I used a simple square knot to make a...


Leftovers

I had a leftover bunny bead...so I thought I would make a bracelet out of it and some beads from my stash.
Components: bunny bead, A Beaded Gift bead, Leopardskin Jasper, nut bead, ringy chain, farfalle beads and waxed linen..and a tassel


Witches Brew Bracelet

This design is full of hocus pocus! I created this bracelet with large hole Czech glass beads, 3' leather cord and a tassel (resembling a witches...


Do The Bunny Hop

I fell in love with these bunny beads. I did a bracelet in pink bunny beads for a friends birthday. You can see the bunny on the second photo in...
Components: ceramic beads in olive green, black/rust and coral, tiny pine cones, amber dragonfly button and 2mm leather.


Calypso Blues Bracelet

5 strand assorted Blues Glass Bead Bracelet that looks beautiful and also helps you use up your "one off" beads that are leftover from other...
Components: ~Different beads in tonal blues, turquoise and greens. ~Silver spacers, strand separators, chain and clasp. ~Assorted charms and shells.


Deep In The Forest

This bracelet was based on wonderful walks through the forest with all its sights, sounds, and aromas. My husband saw me finishing up the...
Components: Green Girl deer/fawn charm; TierraCast bunny & bird; large hole owl bead; porcelain beads; Czech ovals; Agua Nueva Agate starcuts; Olive New Jade; Tigereye; Wood Jasper; faceted agate rondelles; glass teardrops; antique silver findings


Old Blue Eyes

I've made several bracelets with this mini owl and they never received much attention. I think people just couldn't see him. So...I made him into a...
Components: Olivine Owl...by Grace lampwork, mini kalera, green enamel bead, unicorne bead, vintage Lucite rings, Czech Glass, Farfalle, copper chain, ribbed toggle, waxed linen.


Out of my box with yarn beads

I saw these beads online- did my usual ‘look it up on you tube”. I didn’t really care for the ones I saw on you tube. So this is my “winging it”....
Components: Wire (I tried 16 and 20). I like the 20 better. Yarn, copper findings, Czech beads and 2 cheap beads. My goal is keep practicing and then use wool.


Sunflower Fields Bracelet Stack

Sunflowers are my favorite flower, so I was super excited to see these new porcelain beads with sunflowers on them! I immediately knew that I...


Flutter

I've had this GGS butterfly coin for forever and haven't been able to settle on a design I really like. I love these Fluorite hexagonal beads and...
Components: GGS butterfly coin, Fluorite, Chrysoprase, peanut beads, lavender Amethyst, Saki toggle, waxed linen...and the little bird there is just temporary.


Desert Dreams Bracelet

I wanted to use the new microsuede which is the perfect neutral backdrop for the sparkling raspberry beads, brass, and woven focal I used.


Nuts!

I've had these nuts for forever...thought they would be good in a Fall design. Actually...everything in this bracelet I've had for awhile. Still...
Components: Indonesian focal bead, Autumn Agate..LB, nuts, pc bicone, green peanut beads, pc leaf and little pine cone...and waxed linen...and copper toggle..LB.


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