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The Lucky Dog Bracelet

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Beaded Bracelet. Everything has been on hold, beadwork, housework etc. Jazz became seriously ill. She didn't eat for almost 4 days. So I have been running an intensive care unit at home, literally administer something by eye dropper every 10 to 15 minutes. But Jazz is a lucky dog. On Sunday morning I had a bowl of boiled chopped chicken on the counter to make her some more broth. I left the room for a moment and when I returned she was up there wolfing it all down, and has been eating constantly ever since. She's much better now and eats constantly. Here's her empty food bowl from Tuesday's 2nd meal, and there was a 3rd, and snacks! This is the first project I have been able to get to. I'm lucky too. I was afraid her cancer had returned, but she's going to be ok.


8/0 copper colored seed beads. 6mm bicones. 2mm brown pearls. Cloisone tube beads, approximately 8mm by 2mm. Peacock clasp. Fireline.

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  1. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Beautiful! Love the Cloisonné tubes with the copper seed beads, and the sense of ebb and flow. The peacock closure is very pretty!

  2. Phoenix
    Phoenix says:

    Beautiful, interesting bracelet. I also like the cloisonné tubes & their spark of contrasting color. Congrats to you (and Jazz!)

  3. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    So glad to hear that Jazz is ok. Shes such a cute little thing – how on earth did she get on the countertop? Now this bracelet is some crazy blingy design. I love it. The movement and colors are wonderful and the cloisonné beads add such a touch of fun. And then the lovely clasp. Beautiful work. Please give little Jazz a kiss for me and take care.

  4. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Oh, I forgot to mention little Jazz! So glad she’s better! My Maggie has tummy issues from time to time, and it’s scary when they don’t eat.

  5. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    This is a gorgeous bracelet with so much beautiful movement to it. The peacock clasp was made for this bracelet. Glad to hear that Jazz is doing better. My little Precious is sad her playmates on one side were all down this past week and went home to San Antonio. Her playmate on the other side hasn’t been out as much this past week because her grandma is gone right now. She was the one home during the day. She is spending too much time sleeping the last few days.

  6. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    Thanks everyone. I’ve been waiting for the right piece to use that peacock clasp. It’s fairly large. BLE, I have a love seat in the dining room and it butts up right against the kitchen counter, so it was no problem for Jazz to get up there. It’s the best place to get the sun but maybe I should move it. Thanks for all the nice words and good wishes for Jazz. Pam, guess you have to step up the spoiling of Prescious until the playmates return, LOL. Maggie’s Mom, now I know who Maggie is!

  7. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Ha- so funny. My dog is so tall that one day he stole a whole loaf of Anadama bread that was cooling on the back of the kitchen counter. Not a crumb left! My husband was so dissapointed. Doggie did have digestive problems the next day though.
    I might have scolded him a little but he couldn’t help himself after smelling it for hours.
    Love Jazz’s empty bowl.

  8. kye
    kye says:

    I too am so glad Jazz is feeling better! Beautiful bracelet and the clasp is wonderful.

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Beautiful bracelet with amazing color and a terrific design. I especially like the color combo and design in the last picture. :)

    I’m so glad Jazz is going to be alright. We get so involved with our dogs and cats that we worry about them just like we do our children. Guess that’s why they are called “Fur Babies.”

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