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Ornamentally Inspired

About this design:

I saw some Christmas tree ornaments that had beaded strips on them. I thought "What cute bracelets those would make!" In the end, my bracelets look nothing like the original beaded ornament strips... but it was great inspiration. I love the way pearls feel against the skin all slippery and luxurious. The crystals add some color.


Freshwater pearls, size 11 seed beads, 3mm crystals, clasp. I don't know what size the pearls are exactly... roughly 5 or 6mm and not even round. The important thing is that they are consistently sized.

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  1. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:


  2. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    What a fabulous design! So pretty. I’d love to know how you did these :)

  3. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the crystals with the pearls, so elegant and pretty!

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    Beautiful elegant pieces :D

  5. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    These are so delicate and elegant.

  6. JC Hamm
    JC Hamm says:

    Very pretty,I love the pattern. :D

  7. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Always fun when you see inspiration in unusual places. Very nice!

  8. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Pretty and delicate!

  9. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  10. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Beautifully done! I’m especially carzy about the blue.

  11. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Well..maybe not carzy,but definately crazy. ;)

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

    Pretty and delicate; lovely design.

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