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Old Blue Eyes

About this design:

I've made several bracelets with this mini owl and they never received much attention. I think people just couldn't see him. So...I made him into a charm front and center.

Components:

Olivine Owl...by Grace lampwork, mini kalera, green enamel bead, unicorne bead, vintage Lucite rings, Czech Glass, Farfalle, copper chain, ribbed toggle, waxed linen.

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I love owls. As always your jewelry is great and this bracelet is no exception I gave a bunch of owls away along with other beads to Good Will the last time I made up a bead package to them before they closed up shop because of covid. Now I’ve got friends I give my beads to. My favorite owls are no longer available so I’m keeping the 2 I have left – a turquoise and a purple – for me to make up once I get everything given away.

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Well – you can sure see him now that you’ve given him a place of prominence. Lovely bracelet. I admire your skill for putting all the different beads together to make such a coherent piece. Very fun too.

  3. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Jane, this little owl is so cute and is perfect for your bracelet. I love all the different textures in your pieces! Great color for fall!

  4. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Blue eyes can definitely be seen in this design. I love him as a charm. The green Lucite rings along with the leaves is a fabulous feature in this piece. I really like the open centers of the rings with the leaves moving about them–a perfect place for Mr. Owl to reside.

  5. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Wonderful idea to showcase Old Blue Eyes!

  6. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    Thanks to all for your comments…I’m going to add a few more olivine leaves.

  7. kye
    kye says:

    Such a fun bracelet. Great idea using the little owl as a charm.

  8. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Your bracelet is a wonderful woodsy setting for Old Blue Eyes. Great design and color.

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