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~ Bead Swap Bracelet ~

About this design:

This bracelet was made from my bead swap partner. I hosted the swap to meet other ppl who love beads. :).
At first glance this container isn't something I would buy. I was so wrong! When I opened the box the beads were gorgeous. A lot of them look like beach glass, i.e. frosty. And the colors are gorgeous! I was so excited to use them and thought a memory wire bracelet would be a quick start. they were beaded randomly.

Perfect bracelet for the summer with the wide variety of bright colors.


Memory wire and assorted glass beads.

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  1. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Meant to say the beads used are from my bead swap partner. (forgot how to edit again) ;)

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    LOL — Peggy, I have the same problem re: editing! 8O

    What a beautiful bracelet you created from your bead swap beads! What fun you must be having! :D

  3. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I just love to do memory wire bracelets – how wonderful to be able to use beads immediately to start your new collection.

  4. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Thank you Lynn and Nancy. The bead swap was fun. The group I started is getting a slow start. Not many rsvp’s. Then the ones who respond are a no show. *sigh. I’ll keep trying though ;0-

    Nancy – I love memory wire too. I ‘m happy with this piece because my prior ones I used small beads and it didn’t accomplish what I had intended. :)

  5. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Lynn- how do you make the bulging eyeballs face? ha ha

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Such a fun design, Peggy :D

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Love the colors! :^)

  8. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Would look great with a dress. Gorgeous colors!

  9. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Party on your wrist!! A great go-to bracelet for so many outfits.

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I agree with Fresh Baked! you can wear it every day with every color then look at your wrist and smile!

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    JC Hamm says:

    What a great idea, having a bead swap.It’s always so much fun to spend time with others that love the craft.You have done a beautiful job with your beads. I love the memory bracelets and love how yours came together,
    :) So pretty.

  12. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Thank you Asia, N4BZ, Becky JC & Fresh baked.

    @ FB – Party on your wrist is a cool description :)

  13. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Peggy I have bunches of glass beads like that also. I haven’t really used them much lately. Mmmm…..This is a cool idea, definitely a party on your wrist.

  14. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Thank you Deb. Def worthwhile to use the beads w/ a coupon from M’s

  15. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Peggy, just type 8 + O (not zero) & leave out the plus sign & type them next to each other. 8O

  16. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Thank you Lynn :)

  17. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Can’t believe I missed this. So much color and fun.

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