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Dolphins Play

About this design:

This piece was inspired by the handmade lampwork lentel bead from Karen Milmine, with it's beautiful swirling colors.


Lampwork lentel, Czech pressed glass, Vintaj Asian Dolphin pendant, & Vintaj brass findings.

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  1. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Brenda, this bracelet is gorgeous! I love the wonderful colors with the brass! I’ve also purchased several of Karen’s lampwork beads and they are stunning!!! :D

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    Brenda H says:

    Thank you Lynn! I too purchased several others, the youngest daughter claimed them quickly, and picked a design. I don’t have any pictures of them. Her work is truly stunning!

  3. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    This is stunning! Love, love, love teal and it looks fantastic with the Vintaj! And I have one of those asian dolphins but never thought to use it in a bracelet. Awesome!

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    Brenda H says:

    Thank you Leigh. The lampwork is a deep beautiful blue with swirls of green, deep purple, and a lighter blue. It made me think of deep ocean water. As you can tell, I love different bracelets and the Vintaj stuff is perfect.

  5. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Vintaj is absolutely amazing – I have totally fallen in love with it. I am always looking at the design gallery over at the vintaj website for inspiration. Have you checked it out yourself?

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    Brenda H says:

    All the time!!!!!! It was one of the first websites I found after I started beading. I like unique and vintage, so I’m obessed with it!!!

  7. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    Just beautiful! Graceful too!

  8. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I love the Vintaj website — full of great ideas for those of us in love with Vintaj and vintage! ;)

  9. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Oooh! I am LOVING this!!

  10. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    For all of you brass lovers, just in case you’ve never been there check out this web site:

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    WOW, Brenda – this is drop dead gorgeous! I get lost staring into those lampwork beads! They are so great with the Vintaj!

  12. CAS
    CAS says:

    Oooohhhh … can the dolphin come out to play? Lovely! The vintaj and the lampwork are a perfect combo, and your design is inspiring. :)

  13. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Wow!!! :D

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    Brenda H says:

    Thank you all! Karen’s lampwork beads make me do exactly what you said Sue, they’re amazing!

  15. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    What a beauty!!! :)

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Awesome, stunning, lovely! In case you couldn’t tell, I absolutely love this bracelet, Brenda! :D I love the lampwork bead and that Vintaj dolphin is wonderful! :D
    Thank you LRC for the Vintaj web address!

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!

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