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Rustic Turquoise and African Trade Bead Bracelet with Horse Button

About this design:

This is probably one of my favorite bracelets. It is my all time fave color scheme: green turquoise and the brick red color of the red "green heart" trade beads. I love the combination of all the components and how rustic it looks.


Green turquoise heishi, small turquoise nuggets, amber, hessonite garnet, Hill Tribe and Bali silver spacers, and Venetian trade beads. The trade beads include chevrons and red "green hearts" and a really beautiful millefiori bead. I love the colors of this bead, which are a pale green background with brick red and black "eyes". A sterling silver artisan horse button is the closure. I LOVE this subtle leather which I bought from Lima Beads.

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  1. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Another WOW! Beautiful, just beautiful! 8O

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    OOOOHH….! I see why it’s your favorite!
    Beautiful, earthy colors in this great design style!
    Love that you could find large hole beads to fit over the leather. :-)

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    Janet Miriam says:

    Thank you again ladies! The Hill Tribe silver and a lot of the trade beads have larger holes!

  4. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is so cool, love the mixture of beads.. :)

  5. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Really a wonderful bracelet.

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    My favorite of all your bracelets!! Gorgeous!!

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    Janet Miriam says:

    Thank you again ladies!! :)

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