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Hidden Strength

About this design:

The leather cords were wound with copper wire before the Sari silk, enabling it to hold a round shape without being stiff, and inspiring the name of this piece. It is also befits the friend for whom I made it.


Sari silk, leather cord, copper wire, TierraCast copper angel wings

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Love this!
    Love the extremes of soft silk and strong metal!
    Perfect title and one lucky friend!

    Ummmm………care to do a tute on how you wove the ribbon onto the wire? Please? :-)

  2. ErinM31
    ErinM31 says:

    Thank you so much, Mary! :D
    What I did is sort of a variation (or perhaps simply a different method) of doing the fishtail wrap. I do plan to make more of these so I shall take some photos as I work next time and put together a tutorial. :)

  3. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    What a cool idea! Love the look! Would also love a tute, love your wire wrapped ends and clasp!!

  4. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Very cool! I love your creativity!

  5. Terry Ca
    Terry Ca says:

    Beautiful piece – lucky friend! I’d also love to see a tutorial. My attempts to use ribbon have not gone well….

  6. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    Alto’ the bracelet is not to my taste – I applaud you for thinking of others – and the work you put into your thoughts. Would there were many more such as you than there are.

  7. ErinM31
    ErinM31 says:

    Thank you all for the feedback! :D
    My attempt to repeat the design turned into something different, but I will do so and put together a tutorial!
    Thanks again!

  8. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Interesting mix of soft and hard textures. A very creative and unique design. :)

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