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Shaylee's Dragon

About this design:

I have long admired Julia's kumihimo designs with magatama beads and decided to finally jump in. This bracelet came out too large but Ok for someone with a 8-9 inch wrist. First time learning curve....


Miyuki magatama in opaque salmon and tan luster, C-Lon beading thread, Toho beige rose picasso seed beads, plated end caps, TierraCast butterfly toggle from LB

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    It’s very pretty indeed. It looks like it would coordinate with a necklace Julia posted the other day.

  2. Rocknitjewelry
    Rocknitjewelry says:

    Gorgeous color beads! This is another one of the skills I’d like to learn eventually. Beautiful work.

  3. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Fabulous colors! Love the way you finished off the ends with seed beads and silver! Your pictures are so clear and beautiful too!

  4. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful bracelet :)

  5. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    By the way: my first bracelets in kumihimo also were too big , so…. I added chains to them and they became… necklaces ;) :)

  6. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    Color is beautiful – reminds me of strawberry ice cream (always comes back to food w/me). Lovely!

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    Fabulous colors, so soft :D

  8. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    LOVE the colors and the texture of the magatamas!

  9. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    I love the colors. So perfect with that toggle :-)

  10. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Thank you everyone. And Julia, that is a great idea to convert to a necklace. Will definitely keep that in mind.

  11. NY Bella
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  12. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    What a gorgeous color combination! Impressive “first” and it certainly looks like you are an ‘old pro’ at it!

  13. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Gorgeous! Love the colors! :D

  14. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Nice work Kat. I can’t believe this is your first one!! It’s just gorgeous. It reminds me of coral.

  15. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Very pretty.

  16. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Beautiful work! And I LOVE the color! :)

  17. Fatima
    Fatima says:

    lovley colors, great work …

  18. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Oh wow! Certainly can’t tell its your first one! Lovely!

  19. Cat Daddy
    Cat Daddy says:

    Very,very pretty! Great colors. Can’t wait to see your next one!

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