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Once Upon a Time I was a Bracelet

About this design:

It really was a bracelet but it was completely forgettable. When I did the re-work I was in the middle of the doldrums and needed something to work on. Flattened the bracelet, moved the wires here and there, changed the curlicues and strung the beads. Talk about "out there!" This one is and did you notice it is asymmetrical? (grin) One of these days I need to get symmetrical again.


14 and 24 gauge copper wire, Czech glass beads, my favorite chain from LB, pure copper trigger clasp

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  1. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Oh so pretty. I really like your reinvention. Had the winter doldrums,did we ;) Looks like you got your mojo back. Very sharp and summery. I’d wear it in a NY minute. I think the “off balance” look you do is fab. Sometimes,I think it takes more creatvity to do that. I really do. I’m on of those chicks that counts every wrap on an earring.LOL

  2. JC Hamm
    JC Hamm says:

    You don’t need to get symmetrical, your doing just fine this way.!!! :D .
    I love this, as usual you’ve done another fab design, love the color of those czech beads, gorgeous.!!

  3. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks for the comments and compliments, Nancy Mc and JC. I’m still having difficulties with the doldrums but I think I see a light at the end of the tunnel. Maybe I’m just tired of winter….like we have winter in So Cal. :D

  4. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Way to re-purpose! The asymmetrical look works well for this piece!

  5. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love the blues and balance in this necklace, Nancy! Love the way you repurposed the bracelet and boosted your mood at the same time.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    I can relate to doldrums! I love the asymmetry…you do it so well! The copper and blue combo is perfect. This piece it a real mood booster for sure.

  7. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Glad y’all like it. It is definitely a cheerful piece. And it looks like Springtime, too! :)

  8. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love your wire wrapped bead section! The blue really pops next to the copper! The two stands of chain opposite the beads really balances the piece. Beautifully done!

  9. Terry Ca
    Terry Ca says:

    Love your necklace and the title made me LOL! This is gorgeous. May you never find symmetry if this is what you do with asymmetrical designs….

  10. Simply Adorned Jewelry
    Simply Adorned Jewelry says:

    Looks fantastic! Funny how projects have a way of turning out in their own way than our original plans for them. Beautifully done.

  11. Asia
    Asia says:

    I love the reincarnation of the bracelet, you balanced it nicely and the blue is perfect with copper :D

  12. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Gorgeous! I love the loops and swirls, and the blue is just perfect! Keep up he beautiful work! =^__^=

  13. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    I am so in awe of this piece! Just wonderful. You really did a beautiful job turning something you called “forgettable” into this UNforgettable, remarkable design!

  14. BellaRose
    BellaRose says:

    Love the asymmetry of the piece…very “statement” worthy….Love the copper and blue colors together..great for the upcoming summer months….

    LOVE! :)

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