Sunday, October 23, 2011

A Bracelet a Week: Leopard Print

Leopard Print Bracelet

This week I was in the mood for some more medallions. After experimenting with brick stitch and stick pearls, I wanted to take things a step further and combine lots of medallions into a single piece. To create a theme that would go with lots of circles, I chose a palette of black and topaz, with tortoiseshell druks for the medallion base.

This bracelet was a lot of fun to make. I added a loop of seed beads to either side of each medallion while adding the picot finish, and connected them together as I stitched. The best part was being able to incorporate a button clasp seamlessly into the design - it exactly matches the smaller circles in the chain, and completes the pattern as well!

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  1. I like! me encanta! Congratulations

  2. Beautiful colour combination, it looks very classic.

  3. Really beautiful!
    The colors used are perfect for Autumn season!

  4. WOW I do love your color blending! this is a gorgeous bracelet!

  5. Love this bracelet! I'm hoping your new job is creative and involves beads! Wouldn't that be wonderful???

  6. What a great bracelet! I love how you come up with such great designs with so few beads.

  7. Lovely bracelet and color scheme!

  8. A truly stunning piece, Morti! Am visualizing it on the wrist - wow!

  9. Gorgeous! They look like little flowers. This design would work with so many different color combinations.


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