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Moonlit Garden

About this design:

This piece evolved as I put it together and I like the organic look it ended up with. I like the aquamarine beads as accent to the Czech Glass Dark Garden collection and the greenish cast of the Parawire hematite works well with the collection too.


Czech Glass Dark Garden Flowers, Czech Glass Dark Garden Round 8mm, Aquamarine, Parawire Hematite 18 and 22 gauge, Black Irish Waxed Linen

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  1. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    That is very inspiring – I have some hematite wire but have held off using it. The wrapped beads are perfect in this. Yes, I like the way you did this bracelet!

  2. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the Czech glass dark garden flowers, and your wire wrapped beads are perfect here! Beautifully done!

  3. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Cool! Love the wire wrapped beads with the etching in the flower beads! How did the coloring on the hematite wire hold up while you were working with it? I’ve yet to find a dark wire that doesn’t chip super easily!

  4. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    what a PERFECT job of wire wrapping; those flower beads are striking; are they the same on both sides?

  5. Sladochkin
    Sladochkin says:

    You have inspired me. I recently picked up a few of the Czech flower beads in a different color and made earrings… then immediately went back to buy more. Next step… a bracelet! I think I’m going to add some Czech leaf beads to mine.

  6. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  7. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    What a looks Victorian to me. agree wabout the Aqua spacers. Perfect wire wrapping job too. Wow!

  8. ErinM31
    ErinM31 says:

    Thank you all so much for your kind words! :)
    @Gail, you definitely want to work nylon pliers only with this wire! Every coated wire I’ve tried chipped easily even with careful use of metal tools but with nylon it is no problem!
    @Sydney, yes, the Czech flower beads have the design on both sides, just with slight variation as there is between beads as well.
    @Sladochkin, awesome! I look forward to seeing what you create! :)

  9. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Gorgeous! Makes me think of a midnight rendezvous in a Victorian garden, like something out of a gothic romance. (and I mean gothic as in the style of writing, although I suppose it would work both ways) Lovely! Keep it up! =^__^=

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    Beautiful, the flowers are so perfect for bracelets, I got my first ones at LB and the immediately bought a different color on Etsy, they are waiting to be used, just not enough time lately. LOVE THE CAGED BEADS !!! :D

  11. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    Love the Modern Victorian feel. Stunning.

  12. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!! Wow, i love it! :D beautiful beads perfectly matched and enhanced :D

  13. ErinM31
    ErinM31 says:

    Thank you so much! :D I really appreciate the feedback and am glad that the mood I sought to convey came across! ^_^

  14. Kraftycat aka Fern
    Kraftycat aka Fern says:

    Wow! So impressed with your lovely design and wire-wrapping skills! This is going into my favs!

  15. ErinM31
    ErinM31 says:

    Thank you so much! ^_^

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