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Coiled Again

About this design:

I'm always on the lookout for interesting beads when I travel. I found the lampwork tube at Hot Glass Works in Jamaica, VT


14ga and 20ga copper wire, lampwork tube bead

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  1. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    Beautiful bracelet Jeanne. Until I saw a close up I thought it was 5 lampwork beads. Perfect coiling.

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    K H says:

    This is really nice!!!! I too had to look twice to determine if it was 1 long bead or 5 regular beads. Katherine

  3. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful work!:) The same reaction to the bead in the first photo .

  4. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Fabulous! I love it!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Wow, wow, wow! Fantastic design Jeanne!
    Ditto the other comments! Thought it was multiple beads at first.
    Are those wire wraps between the copper bead and glass bead or jumprings or……?

  6. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    Very cool! I thought it was several beads at first too. I’d wear it in a heartbeat!

  7. C Strecker
    C Strecker says:

    Awesome! great wire wrapping job and great design!

  8. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thanks so much friends! What’s great about this bracelet is it will adjust to fit anyone.
    Mary, the copper beads didn’t sit well against the glass, so I added the “sloppy” wire wraps.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Gotcha’! ;-)
    I love your “sloppy” wire wraps!! Great idea!

  10. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    Wow, this is nice!

  11. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Absolutely amazing, Jeanne. The lamp work bead is spectacular and I love the bracelet design. :D

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    Reet says:

    Love it! Great design!

  13. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Oh… LOVE!

  14. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thank you all!
    The glass artist must have been so disappointed when I bypassed his beautiful bowls and vases and headed straight for the dusty beads. I got 3 for an amazing price!

  15. Karla G
    Karla G says:

    Very nice! Your wrapping is perfect. Love the straight with the “sloppy” (It is SO NOT sloppy!)

  16. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thanks for the kind words, Karla!
    I’m working on another one in silver. May have overworked my 20ga when I cleaned it. It is so much harder to coil than copper.

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