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Shiny Sesame

About this design:

The markings on this sesame jasper are somewhere between lace and snowflakes. I was going to pair them with black, but they wanted to stand on their own.
The first attempt bracelet was sweet but plain. Several attempts later... just a bit more shiny.


LB: Sesame Jasper Horse Eye. TierraCast beaded seed bead 3mm. TierraCast quad heishi 4mm.

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  1. Laud
    Laud says:

    Cool stones, and I love the clasp. Are those gunmetal or silver tubes? They’re really striking.

  2. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Very pretty and such a neat clasp.

  3. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Laud, these are actually pretty shiny silver. Photos never show the truth. :(
    **These are some of the prettiest sesame jasper stones I’ve ever seen!** Very soft cream with dark crisp markings. Very distinct lines, not muddled or foggy like some sesame and kiwi jasper I’ve worked with .

  4. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Kat, I chose that clasp from my stash because it had the lines and angles that I saw in the stones. No idea where I got it. Sorry. But I’ve only had it a few months… so it’s probably out there in “bead-land” somewhere! ;)

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    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Love the way you contrasted the straight line of one strand with the flowing curves of the sesame jasper strand. And, those are gorgeous examples of Sesame J.

  6. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    The 2nd strand really makes a difference!

  7. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Very creative. Love the double strands. The jasper is quite catching.

  8. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Beautiful jasper! Great design and set!

  9. Lady425 aka Beth
    Lady425 aka Beth says:

    What a great design! Love the stone too. Beauatiful work!

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    DbnRose says:

    Really beautiful and the strand of curved tubes is just perfect with the jasper.

  11. Frida
    Frida says:

    Awesome :)

  12. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Great design, Julie!

  13. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful, Julie! Love the addition of the second strand!

  14. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Julie, very beautiful work :)

    The clasp probably from the Coastal Silver Imports. And it should be made in Israel. At least mine which are the same are from them….

  15. Asia
    Asia says:

    Beautiful :D

  16. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great design! Love shiny objects! :D

  17. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very cool, Julie, all of it! :)

  18. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I’m thinking I like thid bracelet best of all your designs. I like that its 2 different strands and that jasper is beautiful.

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