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Grand Canyon Wrap Bracelet

About this design:

I had this image from a collection of vintage postcards. I just loved the colors in the Grand Canyon one. The little bits of ribbon knotted around the leather brings the sunset all around the bracelet.

What you’ll need:

  • 3' Lace Leather 3/16"
  • 2' Hand Dyed Silk Ribbon 7/16"
  • 1 Bezel Link
  • other components to fill bezel
  • vintage image for back of bezel
  • 1 Jump Ring 6mm
  • 1 2" Headpin
  • 1 Lobster Clasp 15x9mm

Additional Images:

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
First I properly sealed my oval cut piece of vintage postcard. Then I stuck it down and layered in materials that brought that earthy vibe in the image - a curlique from a grape vine, and a couple of pebbles.
Step 2:
Once my resin piece was fully cured, I attached it to the length of leather lace. Then I loosely wrapped the leather around my wrist to have a baseline for where to place my knots and tie on the snippets of ribbon. I like the knots because of the texture they bring to the piece. Once I was done knotting and tying ribbon, I decided where I wanted the end to be and attached the lobster clasp with a jump ring.
Step 3:
The charm gives that last zip of color from the trees and grasses before the sun goes down. I love putting charms on my clasps :)

Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    I love the touch of the little knots of ribbon. They are reminiscent of barbed wire, but much more colorful and less painful!

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    Eric Keith says:

    What a wonderful design !!!
    I grew up in AZ and went to the Grand Canyon many times…. this
    brings back so many memories !!

  3. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Gorgeous! :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  5. opalgem101
    opalgem101 says:

    Very Very Cool! Where do you find your vintage postcards? Love you design.

  6. Shannon aka Silly Chick
    Shannon aka Silly Chick says:

    Coolest resin focal I’ve ever seen! Love your work – edgy and always original!

  7. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Very unique design. I really like the way you have incorporated the silk with the leather. Great color, too.

  8. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Very beautiful and unique!

  9. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    LOVE!! Awesome dessign, Ali!

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