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Cuff

Here is another copper and silver fused cuff bracelet. I really do enjoy using my torch. There's several pictures here because it's difficult to...
Components: Leather bracelet blank, copper sheet, sterling silver scrap, copper rivets


Hope

One thing is for sure photographing metal isn't easy. I made this cuff a few days ago. I save all my sterling silver scrap and then I melt it...


Simple Leather Bracelets

This simple design is great if you want to make a quick bracelet with those loose beads you have laying around. For this design, I slid on some...


Addiction

Wire wrapped bracelet. I have a terrible addiction. Caffeine. Specifically iced tea so black you can't see through it. I've tried to quit many...
Components: 4mm rondells. 4mm bicones 1mm and 3mm silver spacer beads. 1 rectangular rhinestone. Craft Wire 20 guage, 24 guage, and 26 guage.


Sea Sun Surf Bracelet

For this design, I used Amazonite & carnelian chips to create an easy-to-make & inexpensive bracelet. I especially love how the amazonite really...


Here Comes the Sun

I love the mixture of textures and metal colors on these layered earrings
Components: Cork circles, Vintaj brass blanks, matte gold sunburst charms


Vintage Lampwork Bracelet

I've tried with this rather large Lampwork bead before...not successful. So...this is another try...I'm not sure about it either!
Components: Vintage lampwork bead, Amethyst nuggets, clay bead, Solar Quartz, Turquoise nugget, Aquamarine tube, ceramic disc, Czech glass, Saki Bronze toggle and brass chain.


Deep Waters

Beaded Bracelet. I had an idea for a wire wrapped bracelet, but these beads didn't lend themselves well to the wire. So I thought it would work as...
Components: 4mm pearls. Coin shaped faceted crystals. Silky beads. Bicones. 11/0 seed beads in two colors. Beading thread. 1 button for the center and one for the clasp.


Iridescent Beetle Bracelet

Anyone like Iridescent Beetles? I enjoy watching these colorful beetles in the summer, and am always amazed by their brilliant colors. I came...
Components: Green Girl Scarab button, Czech druks & melons, misc iridescent glass beads, glass crystals, ant brass rhinestone beads, waxed linen


Mosaic Bracelet

Danielle Wickes of Tierracast is the designer of this vibrantly creative bracelet. Use brick stitch and beads in an array of colors to create tiny...


Knots Knots Knots

I've had these porcelain beads for a long time. I didn't know what to do with them until I ran across a Create and Learn technique here on Lima...
Components: 5x7mm Wildflower Mix large hole porcelain beads (LB), 1mm Chinese knotting cord, and buttons.


Mixed foursome

A four strand braclet that kinda looks like you're wearing four different ones at once.
Components: All different kinds, square ones, round ones, seed beads, a little chain and a starburst.


Daydream

Beaded bracelet. After making 2 pair of Rivoli earrings, I found myself completely out of new ideas. I decided to just make a basic bracelet of...
Components: 11/0 seed beads in 2 colors. 4mm rondells. Super Duos. 2 4mm bicones. Clasp. Beading thread.


Summer Daydream Bracelet

Once the holidays are over, I automatically start thinking about summer vacation. There is always a desperate search for sun when you live in...


Gilded Tibetan Bracelet

I enjoy adding Tibetan focals into a design, they have worldly look about them. The classic blue lapis and gold embellishments enhance each other.


Colour My World

Saw something similar on Etsy, love multi strands of color!
Components: Seed beads, sandcast beads, christmas beads, some chain and a hook closure


Czech Me Out

I love copper with turquoise or and kind shade of blue or aqua
Components: Copper bland wrapped with square czech and picasdo seed beads on wax cord, small round tuquoisy czech beads, copper disc spacers strung with wax cord, copper lobster clasp


Shimmer and Sparkle Bracelet

This bracelet was inspired by the gorgeous agate beads, which have an amazing sparkle. I paired this with the moonstone connector for a dainty...
Components: Jewel tone mix line Agate beads 6mm (I choose the brown/orange colours for this design), Moonstone faceted coin link, 22 gauge gold plated wire, gold plated jump rings and gold plated lobster clasp.


Seahorse Bracelet

Wire wrapped bracelet. It might almost be accurate to say wire beaded bracelet, if there is such a thing, because you can't really see the wire...
Components: Vase fillers for the stones. 2mm and 6mm faceted beads. Seahorse beads. 11/0 seed beads. Craft Wire.


Quiet Soul Bracelet

Wire wrapped bracelet. I named it Quiet Soul because that's what happens when you sink into something and no longer need the TV on, or the outside...
Components: 16 and 26 guage craft wire. 1 blue glass crystal. 8 platinum pearls. 28 2mm glass brown pearls.


Rapture of Love Bracelet

I love to stack bracelets, so this is my start to creating a cute bracelet bundle. I will be creating 2 more to stack with this. This bracelet is...


In Love Bracelet

Personalized bracelets are easy to make, and are a great gift idea for anyone special in your life! To make, simply pair alphabet beads with your...


The Lucky Dog Bracelet

Beaded Bracelet. Everything has been on hold, beadwork, housework etc. Jazz became seriously ill. She didn't eat for almost 4 days. So I have been...
Components: 8/0 copper colored seed beads. 6mm bicones. 2mm brown pearls. Cloisone tube beads, approximately 8mm by 2mm. Peacock clasp. Fireline.


New House Design etc.

I have a thing for house beads...matter of fact I have two more house beads to design with...waiting for the right beads. The butterfly coin GGS...
Components: ceramic house, Mookaite, paper bead, Red Jasper type bead, glass/gold bead, tassel, brass lobster, Tourmaline, GGS butterfly coin, GGS floral link, African recycled glass rings, silver lobster


Wild Horses Bracelet

A crazy bracelet. I was looking at photos of wild horses and wanted to capture the movement and colors so I made this freeform bracelet. It fits...
Components: Seed1beads 11/0 8/0 15/0 inmany colors of Cream, Brown, Tan, Black and Gray


Pot luck party !

Just a bunch a beads from a beadstash thrown together!
Components: Gem stones Czechs beads and some leather!


Amber Island

Amber and Czechs glass beads with a patina chain.


Double Decker Cork Bracelet

This is a modern bracelet with a wild side. I loved the thought of creating a wider open cuff bracelet. Plus, I really like the fanned connectors...


Embellished Cork Bracelet

For this focal bracelet, I sewed gemstones around a cabochon & glued the focal pieces to the cork cord. This cord is easy to work with, & there are...


Sugar Rush Bracelet

I made Pinoche for the holidays but I didn't have anyone to give most of it to this year. I couldn't stop eating it. I'm on a sugar rush, so that's...
Components: Amethyst rectangle flat beads. White faceted crystal briolette drops. 4mm blue crystals. 4mm white translucent druks. 2 earring component for the ends. 1 large blue crystal. 4mm metalic gold cube beads. Various guages of copper wire.


Beach Glass Bracelet

For this wrap bracelet, I made bead links with a combination of recycled glass in different shades of blue, and crystals. This design can be worn...


For my Friend Holly

My friend Holly likes skull related things....hence the skull bracelet . The bird earrings are for her too. Christmas presents, of course.
Components: pewter bracelet connector, Rhodonite, pink lampwork bead, Pink Opal, Rose Quartz, pink lucite flower, Czech glass, heart charm, pearl crystals and GGS button


Dee's Bracelet

This is a present for my friend Dee. I wore my compression gloves while making it. I've been doing a lot of wire wrapping lately and my hands are...
Components: Crystal Beads and bicones. 18 and 24 guage craft wire.


Birthstone aromatherapy bracelets

I wanted to create individualized aromatherapy bracelets for family and friends, so I decided to incorporate natural birthstones with the un waxed...
Components: Sterling silver findings and beads, un waxed lava stone beads in different sizes, birthstone gemstones: Sapphire, Garnet, Peridot, Citrine, Rose Quartz, China Chrysoprase, Tanzanite, Ruby. Also pearls for June birthstone. I also used sterling silver charms in items related to each person’s interests. I also added clear quartz for the ones needing an extra boost:). I included essential oils and instructions with each gift.


Moonstone Bracelet

Wire wrapped bracelet. I spent all night making this with my spoiled dog whining for attention. I found her on the street a couple of years ago,...
Components: 16 guage black enameled craft Wire. It's SO hard! 28 guage black craft wire. 1 faceted marquis Moonstone drop. 2 8mm Moonstone rounds. 4 ruby briolettes. Tiny faceted Moonstone beads, about 1mm


Bronzed Daisy Bracelet

These Czech Glass Daisy buttons are a great focal element for any design. I think the gold and carnelian really make the daisy focal stand out....


Joie de Vivre

I had a Facebook group at one time called Joie de Vivre...ideally one would post what had given them joy. Anyway, when I saw Lima's alphabet charms...
Components: Golem blue tulips, Alphabet charms, capri blue Czech glass, silver bead, PC blue and white bead, imagine bead, Amazonite and Amazonite flower, GGS butterfly toggle, Lucite flower, Turquoise rondelle


Mermaid Cuff

A bracelet for a young woman who is a free spirit, a writer of fiction and fantasy. I wanted to create the swirling water of a mermaid's world for...
Components: A beautiful button set the color tones. It has more iridescence than can be captured. The beads are 6mm rounds from darkest navy to pale transparent blue. Various blues in the same range in Superduos. The greens are metallic #11 and #8 seeds beads in 6 different shades. I dumped all the beads onto my pad and picked what seemed right to get the hombre effect...dark to light.


Dreaming of a Pastel Christmas Bracelet

For this bracelet, I drew out a geometric pattern, made bead links in the same order, and attached the links to wire. I love these colors together,...


Darkness Darkness

It was my intention to make a bracelet I saw on YouTube called Dark Fantasy by Mariel Beads and Beyond. It's a beautiful bracelet, but as always,...
Components: Black superduos. Black diamond smoky bicones and 11/0 black smokey silver lined seed beads. 1 sterling silver clasp. Beading thread.


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