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Planetary Bracelet

About this design:

I love hematite. I think it is beautiful, however, since it's iron oxide it's heavy, so when I saw these glass hematite rings I had to use them somehow.

After I made this bracelet it reminded me of ringed planets. It's simple but I thought it had all the qualities of hematite without the weight.


glass beads, beading cord

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  1. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Hi Olive,
    This is really unique. I don’t think I’ve ever seen Hematite rings. They look fab in the bracelet.

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks, Nancy!

    The hematite rings are actually glass I found once. I’m intrigued by the rings, it’s very interesting to see what you can fit in them! :)

  3. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Nice! I love the idea of bead frames too…although sometimes it’s frustrating when I CAN’T find just the right bead to fit inside of one! :-D

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Love your “far out” planetary design. :D

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks everyone! I appreciate the positive feedback! :D

    Elaine, I do share your frustration at times…so many design ideas have ‘failed’ due to a ring being just a little too small. ;)

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    What a beautiful color combo and fab design! :D

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks! I appreciate the compliment!

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