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Sssstriking Rattler

About this design:

As I began to string the agate beads onto the cord, this bracelet took on the persona of a rattlesnake. Snakes are very exotic and mysterious, so I decided to continue that feel all the way through. I even made the little danglies to resemble a snakes rattle.


The main components of this bracelet are Crazy Lace Agate, leather cord, Wood button, shell and copper

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  1. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Love the earthy feel and the snake rattle! :-) Wonderfully creative photos as well!

  2. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the creamy richness to this, and that button is the perfect finishing touch with the little rattles beside it! Beautiful!

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love the color of this bracelet. I wish I had thepatience for ladder stitch!

  4. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    I love this, and the rattler theme really “strikes” me! ;)
    Sorry couldn’t resist that one.
    Your color choices are perfect and addition of the “rattlers” is so unique! Love it!

  5. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Love the very organic and reptilian feel.

  6. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love the colors and the whole execution, from the little rattlers to the striking button :D

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    deleted says:

    Love the wonderful choice of components and the overall feel of this piece. The danglies on the end are a great finishing touch.

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    Inagodadavida by Eve says:

    Thank you all for your generous compliments! You are all so thoughtful!
    Gail Layne, I’ve been working hard to improve my photography skills, so your comment was most appreciated and relevant.
    Elis Mom, ladderstitch iS relaxing. I use a clipboard and then tape the edges down to hold the piece perfectly still.

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

    Ditto all the above. Definitely reminds me a snake – a great unique piece. Love crazy lace agate!

  11. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Love, love, love your snake on a branch! Great color, cute rattle tail. This is just great! :D

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very cute!!! :)

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Agree with everyone, and especially Gail about the photos! Stunning!

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    diner says:

    where did you buy the wood button from??????

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    diner says:

    Did you buy it from Lima Beads???? Please let me know… thanks

  16. Inagodadavida by Eve
    Inagodadavida by Eve says:

    Oh sorry, diner, I just read this. No, not from LB. Bought it from this really nice lady on Etsy. Here’s the link.

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