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Zig Zag Bling

About this design:

Lately I’ve been contemplating working with leather (although I will always be a “stringer” at heart). Looking at Ali’s design for a leather bracelet inspired me to try something a little different. This is the result - - a bracelet for a good friend who loves sparkle and has multiple ear piercings, so she prefers small earrings (the earrings hang front to back and were a little difficult to photograph).


Seed beads (my own mix), green and blue baroque glass beads, silver-plated round beads and clasp (all from other sources). 20 gauge Artistic wire for the earrings (from LB).

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  1. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    Those are really neat!! You did a great job for them being ‘different’

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    She will love them, really like the zig- zag pattern so neet :D

  3. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    I love what you did here, Paula! The colors and the zig zag really compliment your focal beads, and those earrings are so fun looking! A beautiful set!

  4. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Very pretty!

  5. B Witzel
    B Witzel says:

    Really cool pattern. Those beads are really unique, love them

  6. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Just lovely. Love the blue/green focal beads in the bracelet. They’re beautiful to look at. A nice caribbean watery look.Your earrings are great. Mind If i try to copy? ;)

  7. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Hey, Nancy, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery ! The earrings are so simple – - just a little loop on the back, form a half circle, slip on the seed beads and finish with another loop and wire wrap ! Have at it – - -

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