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Batswana Bracelet

About this design:

I've always had a soft spot for the Green Girl Bat bead. I've made something for myself with it. It took a while to decide what to put with it... and then I saw the Botswana Agate tubes. It came as quite a surprise that MAUVE pearls coordinated best, but they did!

I also made a bracelet with the other Botswana Agate tubes and Rose Quartz, because the agate had faint pink tones I wanted to play with. "Botswana Rose" sold this weekend, along with BOTH pair of coordinating earrings. Yay!


Batswana: GG bat bead (LB), Botswana Agate Tubes (LB), mauve Swarovski pearls, s/p toggle. Botswana Rose: Botswana Agate Tubes (LB), Faceted Rose Quartz, Sterling dotted spacers, s/p toggle.

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  1. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    So cool with the bat!!!

  2. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Love it!! :-D

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    I love both of these bracelets and the earrings, Eeka! Those Botswana agate tubes are perfect with your bat! :D

  4. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    I love it!!!! the colors are so cool, just my style, and love the bat!! I think I have to get one.. :)

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Fantastic bracelets and earrings. Love the Batswana name and the Botswana agate you have used.

  6. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Very nice Mary … cute bat bead too! SLS

  7. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I love all the bracelets and earrings, Eeka! That bat is sooooo cute in your fab design! Congrats on your sales, too! :D BTW, the name of the bracelet with the bat is very clever!

  8. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Thanks for your kind words. I’m so glad you picked up on the play on words in the name, and didn’t just think I’d made another typo!
    These scans don’t do the color of these justice. They look way too blue on my monitor. The Agate is a rich grey-brown with hints of mauve; and the S. pearls are mauve (and of course the rose quartz is pink). I probably should have used a different background, but I was rushing, as usual.

  9. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I think your background is fine, Eeka — some colors/gems/designs are just hard to photograph! :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Very cool !

  11. Violet
    Violet says:

    Very nice… love the bat !!!!!
    And congrats on the sales !!!!!!!
    Did you have a show?

  12. tb
    tb says:

    love to see tubes used.

  13. NY Bella
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  14. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Eeka, what a gorgeous bracelet, and a keeper for sure. That little bat looks perfectly at home nestled in the “batswana” tubes. Congrats on the sales. :D

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Gorgeous, Eeka! I love the bat, and the ‘batswana’ tubes! The colors in the tubes are stunning – I definitely see why you used the mauve pearls! Congrats on your sales! :D

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