Cosmic Bracelet

Cosmic Bracelet P1180626Yes, I’ve been playing with my lovely glass star beads (thanks again, Sharon!). They also inspired me to make this spacey image on PSPro.

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Fair Joanda

Fair Joanda togglePSP P1180724This bracelet is, for the moment, the last experiment with triangles. I named it after a boat of friends, I really like the name. It’s formed by beading six triangles together to form a hexagon. Five of these hexagons shape the bracelet. It was a fun project to do with a lot of variation, so not boring.P1180667PSP klein

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Double Pyramid Lariat

Double Piramide Pendant P1180633PSPTwo pendants, each one made of two opposing chubby triangles as used in last week’s post. They are joined with a chenille chain. The chenille technique is invented by a French beader called Sereine. This is a link to one of her blogs: http://astucesdesereine.canalblog.com/Double Piramide Lariat P1180682kleinletters

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Chubby Triangle Earrings

When I made last week’s Five Star Bracelet, I got the idea to make triangles. I beaded only three points of the star instead of six to get a triangle. By connecting four triangles, these chubby earrings came to life. There’s a big bead inside them to keep their shape.P1180587crop2

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Five Star Bracelet

Five Star Bracelet Combi

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Rough Ruffles Bracelet

Rough Ruffles letters 1This bracelet is basically the same pattern as the Jocelyn Bracelet I posted on May the 24th of this year. It’s a peyote stitch and RAW base and the ruffles are made with farfalle beads.Rough Ruffles  2P1170845

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Squarest Bracelet

This week I wanted to bead something simple. I thought I would make a R(ight) A(ngle) W(eave) bracelet that would be finished in a day.

RAW is a simple technique and if you use a nylon fishing line the square shapes really work. But I don’t like the general feel of a bracelet when it’s made with nylon thread. It tends to feel stiff.

That’s why I prefer a softer beading thread like f.i. Fireline. The ‘Bead Feel’ is superb, almost like fabric.

It took me 3 days to design and finish this bracelet. The bits of RAW that haven’t got embellishment needed to be sewn through at least 3 times to keep their square shape. Oh well, learning all the time!

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