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A stainless twist on rolo

About this design:

I recently posted my take on a silk ribbon and rolo chain design that was featured in January's Bead Style mag.

I saw this chain last week when it was posted and said 'hummmmm....I bet!' So here we are.

I think next is the same chain with wire mesh ribbon as the connector rather than leather.


large link chain--rolo or rectangle and leather cording (I happen to have in my stock a lobster claw clasp) but a matching sturdy clasp or it can be tied if you use ribbon (be sure to use finished edge ribbon!)

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  1. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    What a cool and creative bracelet!!

  2. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Very cool! :D

  3. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Pam, this is simply fabulous!!! I keep coming back and looking at again & again!!! Love your idea — hope you don’t mind if any of us borrow it, please! :D

  4. PamRoss10
    PamRoss10 says:

    Please enjoy! Not my design at all! I saw a version with rollo chain and ribbon. I wanted an edger version, so I used leather. Then I saw this box chain and went crazy.

    I have some more rollo on order with some wirelace—let’s see how that one turns out!

  5. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Looking forward to seeing it, Pam! 8)

  6. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    This is great! I’m glad to see how this design works with chain other than rolo. I’ve been thinking about doing the same thing just to see how it looks. Now I know. I still might have to give it a try as soon as I find the right style of chain. Thanks for posting this picture. :D

  7. PamRoss10
    PamRoss10 says:

    Update: the wirelace didn’t seem to have ‘the right stuff’. I think I am going to stick to ribbon and leather.

  8. Snowy
    Snowy says:

    Nice Idea…Don’t want to seem naive, am a newbie to all of this..but how is it clasped??

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