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Rubino gardens flowers

About this design:

I didn't quite know how to use this Rubino garden focal from beaded gift ....I knew I always loved it but I just couldn't quite figure out how I wanted to use it


Rubino garden focal, czech glass bell flowers , czech glass leaves, czech 4 and 3 mm fire polished beads , seed beads , wildfire and needles ( I broke a few on this one )

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Wow this one has so much to see that it would I feel me looking for days before seeing everything!

  2. BevB
    BevB says:

    I agree with Pam’s “wow”! This is incredible. You did a lot of work on this bracelet. I have the same focal that I plan to use in a necklace. It will not look this incredible. Beautifully done!

  3. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    I have no idea how all that’s done! I have never worked with wildfire and needles…but the result is quite beautiful. Is there a clasp…I don’t see one?

  4. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    This is truly awesome. And more chunky Ness, LOL. That focal piece is stunning. I know it has flower beads, so that would make you think of a garden, but I actually see a coral reef. Something about the colors and the little seed bead branches. It’s really special Kim.

  5. Jogi
    Jogi says:

    Just WOW! This is so pretty and detailed and full and well, WOW! I love the focal and the way you brought in the colors through all of the flowers. Beautiful job!

  6. Phoenix
    Phoenix says:

    This is amazingly beautiful! It reminds me of shuffling through a thick layer of fall leaves. In my favs!

  7. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Your design looks great with the focal. Love all the beads, leaves and bellflowers. Very cohesive design. A beautiful bracelet.

  8. Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 says:

    Thank you all so so much !! KR !!! Yes that’s perfect I was letting the name of the focal cloud my vision I suppose ….a coral reef is probably more fitting for this focal ….. I wonder if I actually should have done a simpler fringe and added some of those mini czech fish beads instead of the flowers ? Now I want to try that…..Jane the clasp is a button sort of clasp I sewed a loop on one end and a czech hibiscus flower on the other to act as the button and I promise you this is actually way way simpler than it looks ….I will attach a photo of how it looked when I first started it.


  9. Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 says:

    Bev I was truly stumped for the longest time on how to showcase this focal and I would LOVE to see what you come up with .
    Especially would love to see it in a necklace :)

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    thegreenzebra says:

    Holy Smokes Kim, your bracelet is amazing!!! So much incredible detail!! You have the prettiest colors here and a beautiful design, my goodness! This is exquisite.

  11. BevB
    BevB says:

    My necklace would compliment your bracelet. But your bracelet would be the star of the accessories. When my necklace is completed, I’ll post it. It will be a basic beaded one.

  12. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Awesome Breathtaking Magnificence! Absolutely wonderful the way you pulled all the colors from the focal with such lovely bead choices. I have a few of these beautiful lampwork beads and am totally stumped on how to get them into my designs. You definitely hit this one way out of the ball park. I love full, lush bracelets, but make very few of them–wish I had the skill to do something like this. All your hard work & patience is evident is this stunning beauty! :)

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