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Metal Sleek

About this design:

I love making these metal wrap connectors! While it can be time consuming and tedious--the result is worth it!

Components:

Stainless steel oval cnnectors and bracelet bar from Etsy. Wrap connectors, jumprings and clasp made by me.

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  1. C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie says:

    Such a cool bracelet – love it. :)

    What are the connectors made from wire or metal?

    Into my favs for inspiration.

  2. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    I’m also curious what you used to make the connectors! This is a wonderful everyday bracelet.

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    Moogie says:

    I must know how you make them! I just got some beautiful open squares of dichroic glass that I want to hook together for a bracelet. I tried just messing around with strips of embossed brass but it took forever to make one & it wasn’t even… so if you can explain what you did & tools you used, that would be helpful. Or even just point me to a YouTube or instructions. ❤

  4. kye
    kye says:

    So cool! I keep trying to figure out how you made this too. I want to flip it over so I can see the underside. The mixed metal makes such a striking design statement. Great work! :)

  5. nutz4beadz
    nutz4beadz says:

    I thought this space is for sharing ideas, not asking for free directions, unless artist is willing to do so.

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    Moogie says:

    Oh, we’re quite a FRIENDLY group here. We share where we get certain supplies, how we make components, & great tutorials, even if nobody asks sometimes. Of course most of us get our fantastic gems, Czech beads & other jewelry supplies right here at Lima Beads. And if someone does not want to share, no biggie.

  7. G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail says:

    Cool bracelet! Some vintage bracelets have connectors like this, I’ve haven’t seen a whole bracelet done with them though. Very cool idea.

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    It defintely is and you are getting so good at it, just like Kye I want to flip it and see how it is done, you used the flat wire 3 mm and bail making pliers, am I correct ? Love the mixed metals. Yes we are a FRIENDLY group here, I learned so much from the Design Gallery in my beginnings :D

  9. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    These metal connectors are the best! The time they take to make is surely worth the effort! Love how you alternated the silver with copper in the design. Perfect name for the bracelet :)

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