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Spring Green

About this design:

I made this focal a few months ago and put it aside because I had no idea what to do with it. After seeing it with fresh eyes I decided to try finishing it. I'm kinda on the fence about it. I decided to post it and get some feedback.

Components:

6mm round Parrot Green Fire Agate, 10mm glass disc beads, 20 gauge Artistic Wire and Weave Got Maille jump rings for the Roundmaille chainmaille weave.

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  1. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Oh my goodness Kye! This is beautiful! I love the green agate with copper! Do you have a shop? I love everything about this!

  2. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Kye, this is stunning! It has the look of a professional world down designer. The green and copper were made to go together. Keep it the way it is right now!

  3. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Beautiful kye. I love the glass beads with the copper accents inside. And your wrapping around the beads is gorgeous.

  4. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Kye, the double wire wrap around the beads is excellent! I’m not sure I’ve seen the wrap done like this before–was it tough to do? I really like the transition between the focal & chainmaille using the spotted green beads. The speckles in them bring a unification of color & metal in this design. I wouldn’t change a thing–this must wear perfectly on the wrist. :)

  5. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    Wonderful bracelet. The wire wrapping is absolutely perfect. Chain mail looks hard to do. The disk beads give it a nice touch too.

  6. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    We), I am not on the fence…I think it’s just perfect! Green and Copper are a classic combo. I love the Lampwork beads and the wire wrapping is awesome! Not to mention the chainmaille.

  7. kye
    kye says:

    Thank you for the helpful sweet feedback. I guess I’ll leave it as is. I can be really insecure about my work sometimes. Robin, no shop. What I sell is just thru word of mouth. CC, the wrap wasn’t hard at all. This was my first go at it. I’m kinda partial to the way rope-like chainmaille weaves feel on the wrist. Very silky and comfy.

  8. Jogi
    Jogi says:

    I really like this piece, great job! The colors are so pretty and it is one of my inspirations! A friend made me a bead wrapped bracelet once and I wear it all of the time. I love the wire over the beads. Back to texture. No fence sitting, this is a winner.

  9. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love the green and copper! When making bracelets, one thing I always have to check is how it sits on the wrist. Is it balanced? Does the focal stay on the top of the wrist or does it end up underneath because it’s too heavy? I have had to redesign more bracelets than I care to count because if this design issue.

  10. Moogie
    Moogie says:

    Your bracelet is beautiful Kye! Isn’t it funny how we can look at our work & be so unsure if it’s okay?! Just ask our Lima buddies & we find out.
    I think your work is always beautiful :)

  11. kye
    kye says:

    Thanks Fresh Baked and Moogie for the feedback. Luckily this bracelet sits on the wrist comfortably and the focal doesn’t end up underneath. There’s nobody around to give me much feedback on my designs so I’m thankful for this site. I’ve learned so much here.

  12. Midge S
    Midge S says:

    Awesome design, great color scheme! Love it!

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