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Final Fourth

For the last piece of thrift store belt, I decided to just leave the beautiful burgundy-brown finish and not cover it up with paints and ink. But...
Components: leather, bracelet bar, button


Transformed Trio

Upcycling more used leather belt bracelets...These three are finished and I have another good chunk of the $3 thrift store belt left to play with....
Components: leather, acrylic paint, ink, stone, metal bracelet connectors, Ren Wax to protect the finishes.


Dragon

I love the dragonscale weave, and all the color choices you can use. As maillers say, it's a ring eater, and takes a while, but it's so pretty.
Components: aluminum anodized jump rings, plated clasp


Tibetan Smile www.wereld-sieraden.com

Playing with the Coral and several Tibetan beads, this bracelet showed up.
I am always so surprised how these designs and stones just naturally...
Components: Bambu Coral beads 12mm, Tibetan bead from Lima.


Black Beauty www.wereld-sieraden.com

These black Jade beads combine beautiful with the large sterling silver Hill Tribe bead.
Components: Black Jade beads 12mm, sterling silver Hill Tribe bead.


Eclipse in Turquoise

I love the moon face buttons Lima beads carries. I wanted to create something using the large 32mm size.
Components: 32 mm matte turquoise moon face button, I mainly used 8/0 seed beads in transparent frosted teal, opaque lustered turquoise, aquamarine with silver lining.11/0 champagne crystal beads, some 15/0 seed beads and miscellaneous beads for edging


Ode to Butterflies

I love Green Girl Studio stuff and wanted to create something with one of their pieces....so I chose the butterfly coin.
Components: Green Girl Studio butterfly coin, toggle and floral link, Blue Calcite, various pink beads, vintage pink button, waxed linen.


Happiness

I like the cuff piece, and all came together. Happiness comes through doors you do not know you left open.
Components: Etsy cuff, oval chain, leaf, Zola clasp, assort beads. Colors to make one happy.


Beaded with beads

I made this bead loom bracelet slightly different to the others, it is tapered & then I have added dark pink Jasper beads & then a clasp. I added...
Components: 8/0 seed beads, Czech glass beads & dark pink Jasper with silver clasp. They are ribbon end pieces.


Pretty pearls

Fits anyone bracelet ! I have designed this on cord then added leather with a silver ring, so will fit anyone's wrist! I had these beautiful large...
Components: Large pearls, trade beads & silver beads, leather, silver ring (thank you Lima).


Beaded joy!

I do love making these bracelets. This one has some lovely chocolate brown beads in. I love to wear it, as I have added small pearls too! All size...
Components: Size 8/0 seed beads, various colours. Czech glass & end sliders. All from the wonderful Lima !!


Minnie the Mini Owl

I thought this was a cute owl and would make a great bracelet.
Components: Unicorne owl, wood beads, Dendritic Fossil Ocean Agate, brass chain, brass toggle, waxed linen, Czech bead, bit of leaf chain...most all from LB.


Butterfly

I like the bracelet cuff, so I matched it with the colors of the cuff. The colors came instantly.
Components: Brandy Opal, from Etsy, clasp LB, SW 3mm round beads, oval gemstone LB, pale gold beads michaels, rest from my stash.


Painted leather

More playtime with leather. I was researching how to add paint to leather. Pretty easy. Alcohol inks didn't work for me, but the metal patina...


Starry night

A beaded bracelet done with 15/0 seed beads
Components: Toho dandelion yellow 15/0 seed beads, Toho royal blue 15/0 seed beads, findings


Long & Light Wraps

I don’t remember how I got started on this theme but I decided to use very small beads & lots of them. I stayed with variations of one color....
Components: 2 & 3mm beads, maybe a 4mm, of glass, gems, seedbeads, crystals, crimps & clasps, strung on .024 jewelry wire


A-Moosing around

I made some moose earrings, and really liked the look. Things exploded from there.
Components: Size 15 seed beads and findings


Meditative Bracelet

Designed by Tierracast using their new line "Soulful Spirit". Soulful Spirit was inspired by the richness and traditions of cultures from around...


Leather lessons...

Playing with pre-made leather straps and leather scraps. Learning to use the rolling mill and paper crafting embossing plates to make beautiful...
Components: Leather, Ren Wax, bracelet bars, buttons.


New Kumihimo

I’d been wanting to try some different kinds of top drilled beads with kumi. These are prongs. They were a pain in the bootie to use but I like the...
Components: Iris purple prongs, 8/0 seed beads in gorgeous metallic gold iris (something like that), varigated nylon purple cord, Anna Bronze end caps, Greek bronze toggle, 3 tiny oval bronze tags that I stamped just for fun


Double Wrap or Necklace

I knew I wanted to make a knotted leather bracelet & this is what evolved. Another "kitchen sink" piece! It's a real hodgepodge mix & I like how it...
Components: Maybe I should list what is *not* in it! 2mm Tamba leather, Czech button, ceramic beads, Xaz & Greek raku, Burma jade, jasper, dichroic, Swarovski rondelle, Grace lampwork, copper beaded rondelles, brushed copper with purple luster--all large hole beads, assorted copper bead caps, hand dyed silk ribbon by moi. Most components from Lima.


Tapesty Bracelet

Another seed bead/faceted glass bead bracelet made on the loom. This is a gift for a friends daughter, who likes all different hues of blue!
Components: Seed beads, Czech glass, silver components


Misfit

I have been looking at the other design and wanted to try something new
Components: Bark have pearls- SW crystals- cat 🐱 charm- Druzy stone- Zola round.


Three Little Owls

I have made the owl into a bracelet before, but decided to re-do it. The Gaea heart I've had a while...but just got the beads for it.
Components: three owls, green coconut heishi, Turquoise, Lampwork bead, little bells, homemade hook, Gaea heart, Pink Opal, pink Fossil, Rhodocrosite, Rose Quartz, Saki toggle, beading wire.


Autumn Glory

Using the beautiful Red Creek Jasper I got from Lima, I made this memory wire bracelet in honor of Autumn. I love the colors in this jasper! I also...
Components: Along with Red Creek Jasper, I used copper beads and findings, along with Toho size 6 seed beads.


Rainbow bracelet

Made this bracelet with lots of rondelle beads I had in my 'stash' ! It consists of a mixture of turquoise, carnelian, lemon quartz, peach jade,...
Components: Elastic & components listed above.


Combo

I love the colors and earthy look and feel of these bracelets...they go well together.
Components: Zola connector, pyrite rondelles, crazy lace agate beads, silver jumpings, hook clasp and Czech beads...from LB. Lobster claw clasp, silver washers....local. Gorgeous frosty agate focal from Etsy.


My Fav So Far!

As all of you know, I have been working with alcohol inks and PC lately. This bracelet is my favorite of them all so far!
Components: Handmade PC bracelet bar, Czech beads from LB and Etsy, beadcaps from HobLob, as well as clasp. Gemstone Ocean jasper beads, heishi spacers and end connectors from LB.


Variations

These bracelets are variations of my chainmaille kumihimo experiments inspired by Moogie's wonderful work. I wanted to see if I could make...
Components: Jump rings for the chainmaille, seed beads, Magatamas and Czech glass (LB).


Summer Memories

As summer draws to an end, I made this piece to commemorate it.
Components: Handmade PC bracelet bar, chain and clasp..by me. Gemstone, Czech and seedbeads from LB, Etsy and local. Small leaf charm from LB.


Bee Happy!

Bee Happy! Because of the many trials my family has faced over the past year, this bracelet is a reminder to be happy and grateful for all the...
Components: (LB) - Lipstick Ranch Bee Charm, Crazy Lace Agate star cuts, TierraCast Bee, Czech melons, waxed linen. (Stash) - MOP, porcelain flower, ceramic donut, LW glass, Feldspar, ASP toggle & findings.


Getting Ready for Fall

Fall...my favorite time of year!! I love the colors of Summer...but Fall colors really get to me.
Components: PC flower focal, Carnelian, Czech Glass, Lampwork rondelles by Grace...LB, Buckskin strap, wood bobbins, PC Acorn, brass leaf chain..LB, PC bear, Red Creek Jasper..LB, Bronzite, nuts?, wood bead, brass lobster, waxed linen.


Earthy Dream

The first try at adding failed, so here goes. I love making these beaded chainmaille bracelets and playing with colors. Feels like autumn (ugh) so...
Components: copper jump rings, Toho 8/0 seed beads, copper plated clasp


Sea & sand Mermaid bracelet

I made this bracelet for a friend of mine (who lives in the USA !) ~ she is living by the seaside at the moment (lucky her !!) & loves Mermaids !!...
Components: Leather, waxed thread, large hole beads (large hole pearl), Amazonite, white heart trade beads, mother of pearl & silver components. Beautiful sand dollar button & of course, Mermaid charm!


Pink Princess bracelet

Made this seed bead bracelet with a difference, it has pearls in it as well ! Tourmaline drop.
Components: Seed beads, pearls, silver components


Chainmaille Kumihimo??

So, I was working on a bracelet and I started wondering....What would it look like to add beads to a roundmaille weave? Could I make it look a bit...
Components: Jump rings for the Twist of Fate and Turkish Roundmaille chainmaille weaves, 20 & 22 gauge Antique Brass Artistic Wire, deerskin lace leather, seed beads, feather charm, 10mm Autumn Agate (LB), and a Brazillian Agate focal.


Dzi Bead Bracelet

Received my 1st order from Lima Beads a few days ago. Oh, all the beads/findings were just beautiful..esp. the Dzi beads. Tried a variety of ways...
Components: Dzi beads, Tierracast antique gold coil beads, Greek 1.5mm leather cord, button and goldplated findings from my stash.


Skinny Stackers

More pc pieces painted with alcohol inks. Very simple, but great stacked together, or with other bracelets. Very light and comfortable to wear!
Components: Czech beads from LB and Etsy, deertan lace and clasp from local shop, and focals and jumpings made by me.


Turquoise moon mix

Made this bracelet with the thicker leather & had to think how to finish it off. I did this by gluing it & then sewing it with an ordinary sewing...
Components: Labradorite, Pink Opal, pink turquoise, Czech glass faceted beads, Mardi Gras & leather with silver findings.


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