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Designs by Briana

Ornamentally Inspired

I saw some Christmas tree ornaments that had beaded strips on them. I thought "What cute bracelets those would make!" In the end, my bracelets...
Components: Freshwater pearls, size 11 seed beads, 3mm crystals, clasp. I don't know what size the pearls are exactly... roughly 5 or 6mm and not even round. The important thing is that they are consistently sized.

Sea and Sky

Pearls from the ocean meet sky blue glass. It reminds me of a tropical beach. The colors of recycled glass are dreamy.
Components: Pacific blue recycled glass tusks and beads, silver lined size 11 seed beads, fresh water pearls, and sterling silver clasp and wire hook.

Crystal, Seafoam, and Silver

I have fallen in love with recycled glass beads. This piece is a gentle contrast between the soft matte finish of sea foam and white nuggets and...
Components: Recycled glass (sea foam and white) nuggets and round beads, faceted quartz, crystal, and sterling silver.