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Is this better than the last one?

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Ok everyone. Thank you for your help yesteday with my original design. Now I've been in the workshop today and totally remade it! I decided to go for a wrap bracelet this time. what are your thoughts? is this better? I'm driving myself nuts over this custom order! I'm not used to working with unusual colors and odd shaped stones, lol.


emerald rough cut tear drops rose quartz chips pearlised rose seed beads silver plated goddess charm memory wire

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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Kerry, your re-do sure was dramatic…I love what you did here! There is now so much texture and character to this piece. Sometimes it can be hard when we get a mind block, and starting over can often lead to fruitful results. Your friend will love it! :)

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    lewisdeborah48 says:

    Simply gorgeous! You go girl!!!

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    It certainly has more character than the previous version! That was a bit — plain maybe… This has the “it” factor! Love it, but you never know with people… still, I find that most people like those pieces that I like myself, and then a few like those that I don’t really care for!
    Yeah, I’ve also got a commission right now, with the beads chosen, and the accompanying words “just go ahead and be creative”. Aaargh!

  4. Shannon aka Silly Chick
    Shannon aka Silly Chick says:

    Oh, this is beautiful…very on trend and sophisticated! Love it!

  5. Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry
    Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry says:

    Thank you everyone. And guess what? … she loved it! AND, I sent her a picture of a plain rose quartz bracelet just incase she didnt like this, and she brought them both! :)

  6. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    I love this bracelet. The colors and textures are wonderful.

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    …and tell your husband to get a lucrative hobby of his own…! (Or maybe he could help you with some practical stuff, like giving advice on machinery, drills and stuff, like mine does — THEN he can start dreaming about the Porsche :-) ) Not that mine will get any, but at least I get some of the expenses covered :-)

  8. Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry
    Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry says:

    Hehe, Monica! he is actually quite jealous of my selection of tools and drills etc. I do find him very useful for all the headache business numbers and tax filing etc though! he’s brill with numbers. :)

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Sounds great! Mine’s a bit jealous too — apparently I’ve got better pliers, AND a better handheld drill! And more fun… And a bit cross ’cause he might have spoiled one of his drills on some bone beads of mine the other week; think I’ll post them when I’ve got them together!

  10. franny
    franny says:

    Love your contemporary look here & the depth of green!….loved the original too, it was beautifully classical……great that you gave your client a sneak peek, she NEEDS both!……enjoying the goss. too

  11. Asia
    Asia says:

    I really like it, have to have a look at your other design :D

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