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Cabernet Sauvignon Treasure

About this design:

I absolutely LOVE this bracelet. I first learned to make these in a class taught by Laura Boudloche Zeiner at Nomadic Notions in Austin almost 3 years ago.


freshwater pearls, seed beads in all shapes and sizes, Swavorski crystals, other crystals......

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  1. C Clark
    C Clark says:

    This is beautiful. I love Nomadic Notions but they are not in San Antonio anymore. I took a couple of classes and the ladies there were happy to show me techniques when I was shopping for beads. I do miss them.

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Mmmmmmm. Cabernet Sauvignon. Love the bracelet, love the wine. :)

  3. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    So pretty! You ladies are always an encouragement that I can explore different styles, and maybe, just maybe, it would turn out as beautiful.

  4. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Gorgeous!!! I want something like this!! ;-)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Gorgeous and a fav!

  6. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Debra, this is amazing! 8O

  7. DMYJewelryDesign on etsy
    DMYJewelryDesign on etsy says:

    Beautiful…Love the color choices, love the chunkiness of it !

  8. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Yummy bracelet! Love all the delicious shades of purple! :D

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    love to bead aka Donna says:

    Oh this is gorgeous

  10. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Thank you, dear sweet ladies!

    C Clark, I cannot imagine a world without Nomadic Notions!!!!!! I especially love Bead Brunch on the 4th Sunday. It’s like a mini-vacation every month!

  11. Lyric Chick aka Bev
    Lyric Chick aka Bev says:

    Debra, do you have any more of these? Would you make a special order? I REALLY want one.

  12. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Debra, this is such a stunning bracelet and I love that bead that is the fastener! Just love everything about it … what a fun bracelet, and in purple, wow, what could be better!! SLS

  13. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Debra!!! It’s wonderful to see you back here!!! You’ve been missed a lot! :D

    What a stunning bracelet! The colors and design are amazing and I love that you used a crystal for your clasp! :D

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    OMG! What a stunning bracelet, and a perfect name for it – I’m a cab fan myself…this one would go down really easy, with great body and fabulous finish…

    So glad to see you back! :D

  15. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Wow, this is great. Yummy color combos.

  16. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Thank you all so much for your sweet comments!

    @Bev: I’d love to. Email me through the garden and let me know what you’d like.

    I’m working on another one right now in mauve-y, pink-y, pearls and crystals. I can hardly wait until it’s finished and I can wear it.

    Lynn and Sue, I miss y’all, too. It’s so hectic at work! Seems they add more and more to our “to do” list each year. And we’re thankful to be working in the face of all the problems facing public education.

    Well, back to work. Children will be at my door shortly…

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    D D Mystic Chick says:

    wow! can’t imagine how this is done! very pretty!

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    What a beautiful bracelet! The mix of beads and colors is right up my alley! I bet it feels great to wear too! Wonderful! :D

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    Brenda H says:

    I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!!! Please tell me what stitch you used- how to make it. You are so lucky to live where there’s a good bead shop. I have one, but it’s sadly lacking.

  20. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Thank you all for your sweet comments!

    I learned to make this in a class. There is a base of size 8 delicas (large cylinder beads) in square stitch. I work the base before adding the embellishment. I add the fun stuff to every other bead in each row. Come out of one cylinder bead, add 6 size 11 round beads, a focal bead (pearl, crystal, charm, whatever you like), add 6 more size 11 round seed beads and go back through the same cylinder bead.

    I did a search a few minutes ago and saw a bracelet similar to mine called a catapillar (I obviously can’t spell it) bracelet. I think it had a tutorial with it. It is NOT hard. Laura calls it a Treasure Bracelet. I warn you….they are ADDICTIVE!

    Hope this helps.

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    Griceh says:

    This is just BEAUTIFUL!

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