Category Archives: handcrafted bracelet

Autumn Tone Bead Bracelet

Stacked bracelets and bangles are hot this fall and one easy way to make them is to use memory wire. The trick with memory wire is learning how to design for it. It is different than a simple strung bracelet … Continue reading

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Denim Lapis and Coin Bracelet

I think I’ve finally broken out of my single strand bead bracelet mode. Seriously, that was where my natural tendencies leaned, but I got to where I wanted to stretch and enhance what I was doing. A single strand can … Continue reading

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Forever Ago Bracelet and Bead Blogger Links

I am making progress with enamel and with creating bracelet designs that incorporate chain and other components in addition to beads. I’m proud of my Forever Ago Bracelet. I enameled the copper disc on both sides a soft baby blue … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July

It’s been a nice 4th of July weekend. We grilled out last night – beef burgers, turkey burgers, hot dogs, shrimp, corn on the cob, pineapple and cold beer. It was relaxed and just plain nice. We cooked a lot … Continue reading

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Lush Leaf and Flower Jewelry

I love the look of really full, really lush charm style bracelets. But it can be a lot of work adding enough charms and beads to make the bracelet really full. That’s why I loved starting this bracelet out with … Continue reading

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Beads, Leather and Chain

Those all sound like good things, right? I’m almost suffering from too many choices I brought back so much loot from Tucson. And I have ideas for everything. I heard someone recently describe it as a log jam – when … Continue reading

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Winter

Where I live, winter can show a quiet color palette – gray, black, brown, white, clear. The leaves have fallen and except for the evergreens who proudly show their color, the trees who have lost their leaves offer graceful bones … Continue reading

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