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Just developing something with wire, leather and fabric. This one is more like a prototype than something I'm kind of happy with. I sealed the nylon thread on the focal with Mod Podge and then Acrylic Vanish. Do you got some tips, ideas, thoughts???


Artistic Wire Brass 16 gauge, Leather Cord(LB), Nylon thread, Irish Linen, African Recycled Glass Beads, all from LB :)

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  1. rootware
    rootware says:

    I do like the wire wrapping the leather cord in the focal. I think you have something there. I might have wrapped sections of the bracelet leather with the nylon and not the focal… but that is just me. I love experimenting too! Keep going!

  2. Frida
    Frida says:

    Thanks you! I was thinkig of wrapping the the leather cord in sections too, just didn’t had the strength hahaha, lazy. The focal thingy I gonna try in different styles. I like the fact that when twisting it it’s different.

  3. Frida
    Frida says:

    Perfect to do with scraps :)

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    I like the leather wrapping very unusual, love experimenting too :D

  5. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    I really like this, Frida! Great idea to seal the wrapped part. I would definitely wear this. :)

  6. Laud
    Laud says:

    I don’t know how to flesh out the leather part (seed beads?), but I LOVE the colors.

  7. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    I think it’s freally cool, Frida! I love your experiments!

  8. Bunny
    Bunny says:

    Really fun piece. It caught my eye right away. I love the colour combination.

  9. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    This is way cool, Frida ! Colors are great and you are right – - perfect to do with scraps. Like the idea of wrapping part of the bracelet cord, too (when you get the strength to do it – - -). Keep on playing, you get great results.

  10. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Very cool Frida. I think I need lessons in leather use and bracelet making from you.

  11. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    These colors caught my eye right away! Very cute!

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I love this as is, Frida! The only thing I would suggest is to add a heavier bead or something from either one of the knots or better yet between them (around both leather strands) to weigh that side down. Otherwise, the bracelet will always hang with the focal on the inside of your wrist.

  13. Frida
    Frida says:

    Thank you for your inputs! I need to do the staring thing on this one. Stare and think and maybe come to enlightment LOL

  14. No Photo
    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Creativity at it’s finest, Frida!
    Whew! I’m so glad to hear someone else sits and stares at their projects! 80 LOL!
    Keep on experimenting. You’ve got a good thing going here!

  15. No Photo
    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    That 80 was supposed to be one of these… 80

  16. No Photo
    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Gah! I give up. You know what I mean! ;-)

  17. Frida
    Frida says:

    Thank you Mary, yeah one need to stare, LOL :D 8O

  18. Frida
    Frida says:

    I know what you make wrong you should use the big letter O and not 0 ;)

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