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I am an artist, I twist wire,string beads, glue stuff & am generally 'artsy'. I have recently started an artist's blog where I will show works as they progress.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Choosy Chix Choose Chicklets

I have been an unabashed fan of suebeads since we were paired in a bead swap years ago,( & yes, it WAS as fabulous as it sounds!). So when Rita was giving away some of Sue's beads, I had to throw my hat in the ring. Rita then went above & beyond & EVERYONE who signed up got a chicklet!

I loved my chicklet, but nothing really seemed to click w/ it?
 Then one weekend afternoon I saw an episode of  Beads, Baubles & Jewels where tigertail was used to connect to leather to findings. I modified the design by just using a thinner leather lace.

The clasp is a simple hook, ( Thnx, LMAJ ) that I adore & use for everything.
The beads are free floating . It's light & easy to wear. I also plan on stacking it w/ lots of other bracelets.
Many Thanks to our hostess, Rita. Enjoy your hopping !

Hostess:

Toltec Jewels                                           http://www.JewelSchoolFriends.com

Artists:

Linda Anderson                                       http://fromthebeadboard.blogspot.com/

Jennifer Reno                                           http://jenrenjewelry.blogspot.com/

Shirley Moore                                          http://beadsandbread.blogspot.com/

Kristen Stevens                                        http://kristen-beadjourney.blogspot.com


Marybeth Rich                                         http://forestofjewels.blogspot.com

Jael Thorp                                                http://jaelsjewels.blogspot.com/

Melissa Trudinger                                     http://Beadrecipes.wordpress.com

Andrea Glick                                            http://zenithjade.blogspot.com/

Nan Smith                                                http://wirednan.blogspot.com

Blanca Medina                                         www.peru-medesigns.com

Shai Williams                                            http://shaihasramblings.blogspot.com

Carolyn Lawson                                       http://Carolynscreationswa.blogspot.com

Rana Wilson                                             http://Ranaleadesigns.blogspot.com

Robin Reed                                              http://willowdragon.blogspot.com

Robin Showstack                                     http://heartsdesiresjewelryforyou.blogspot.com/

Sheila Prosterman                                     http://catswithbeads.blogspot.com

Karla Morgan                                          http://Texaspepperjams.blogspot.com

Kari Asbury                                             http://hippiechickdesign.blogspot.com

Kelly Rodgers                                          https://www.facebook.com/BeadinBlackBlue

Jayne Capps                                            https://mamasgottodoodle.blogspot.com/ ***********

Mischelle Andrade Fanucchi                    https://micheladasmusings.blogspot.com/

Heather Richter                                       http://desertjewelrydesigns.blogspot.com

Chris Eisenberg                                       www.wanderware.blogspot.com

Kathleen Breeding                                   http://www.zibbet.com/99BottlesofBeadsontheWall

Linda Landig                                           http://lindalandig.wordpress.com

Crystal Thain                                           http://beaddragons.blogspot.com/

Cheri Reed                                              http://creativedesignsbycheri.blogspot.com

Heather d-Entremont                               http://frugalmadougall.wordpress.com/

Dini Bruinsma                                          http://angazabychanges.blogspot.com/

Lori Schneider                                         http://www.beadaddicted.blogspot.com/

Tammy Adams                                        http://www.paisleylizard.com/blog.html

Melinda Orr                                            http://bandanagirl.indiemade.com/blog

Lennis Carrier                                         http://windbent.wordpress.com/

Cynthia Machata                                     http://antiquitytravelers.blogspot.com

Elizabeth Hodges                                    http://thewhisperingseas.blogspot.com

Debbie Rasmussen                                  http://kepirasmussen.blogspot.com/

Tanya McGuire                                       http://tanyamcguire.blogspot.com/

Charlie Jacka                                          http://clay-space.com/blog/

Ev Shelby                                               http://raindropcreationsbyevelyn.blogspot.com/

Sharyl McMillian-Nelson                        http://sharylsjewelry.blogspot.com/

Jasvanti Patel                                        http://jewelrybyjasvanti.blogspot.com




16 comments:

  1. Beautiufl! Designs like this that use wonderful elements and let them shine are my favorites.

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  2. I really love this! I have been creating stack bracelets lately...just love the look and so much versatility and fun. Your design is so simple and elegant and fun at the same time! I also love it's dainty design and that you left the beads free float :)

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  3. Talk about the perfect bracelet for stacking. Just love it.

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  4. Delightful design. I'm sure it will look fabulous layered with a few other bracelets.

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  5. Very lovely, simple but beautiful!

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  6. I'm with Kepi, simple but beautiful. Way to go!

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  7. Love the simplicity. Sometimes less is more.

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  8. Really lovely! Sweet and simple :)

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  9. what a sweet little gem. pretty. simple. clean. can't get much better than that! =)

    Linda A.
    http://cherryOnTopDesign.co
    http://fromTheBeadBoard.blogspot.com

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  10. Very sweet and simple. Love the use of the coin.

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  11. Very nice< would wear it with jeans. Love it!!

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  12. Lovely, simple and elegant♥ bracelet, great indeed to wear with others. What a fun detail, that the beads can float free♥

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  13. My first thought at seeing the rich purple of your bead was that it would look great with black and silver! I think your bracelet is a close match (although I can't tell for sure if the leather is black or dark brown. It would be great either way!) I love the simplicity of your bracelet. I love stacking on layers of bracelets too and this one is classy, simple to put on, and unique. Love it!

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  14. Very pretty. I could see wearing everyday no matter what I had on! I like that the beads float free. Excellent job!

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  15. Simple and chic! Love your bracelet. It's perfect for stacking, and so pretty! I was inspired by Beads, Baubles & Jewels too for one of the weekend's blog hops, also! Isn't that fun? That show is great & I was delighted with the synchronicity I had when a show suddenly got me going with an idea, too. Anyway, your bracelet is beautiful! Love the clasp -- so creative & the colorway is rich, wonderful. Thank you so much for sharing your jewelry art talents! You are a wonderful artist! A star of the show :)
    Hapy Hopping, xxoo Rita

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