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#1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Bracelet

About this design:

My friend is a big fan of the Alexander Mcall Smith books about a brave and brilliant detective, Precious Ramotswe! These Lima Beads African glass beads inspired me to craft this with some crochet beads from Australia that I’ve had for years plus some wood beads I hand-painted in bright colors. Hope she likes wearing it this summer!


TierraCast ant. silver bead frame, Zola ball drop, African recycled glass aqua and lemon zest rounds, African recycled glass mini rings, thread-wrapped beads, stainless steel clasp, white microfiber cord - all from Lima Beads. I also used a couple of my own crochet beads plus one of my hand painted wood beads and silver plate spacers.

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  1. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    Oops…forgot to include a little silver plated pewter bird charm in my stash.

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    ClovisakaLois says:

    Really pretty colors and casual look…fun, fun!

  3. kye
    kye says:

    I’m a big fan of those books too and a big fan of your bracelet. Really neat!

  4. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    Thanks, Kye! My friend has a movie made from the books that we watched when we visited.

  5. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love this series too! What a great way to pay tribute to Precious!

  6. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    Thanks so much!

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