Thread Jewelry: Look at this Flora Bracelet

by Rachel Van-Walsh
(Dublin, Ireland)

Flora Bracelet

Flora Bracelet

I made this bracelet using peyote stitch for the main base which is a wide band of Japanese glass 11/0s.


I then pulled the thread tight in some areas while reinforcing to give it a wavy, free-form look as opposed to straight and flat.

I then meticulously added small Czech glass flowers and small green glass teardrop beads to represent leaves for the flowers.

I finished it with a Sterling Silver 3-strand hook clasp.

I love how it turned out.

Comments for Thread Jewelry: Look at this Flora Bracelet

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Beautiful idea!
by: Sheryl

I have recently started peyote stitching too, and I'm hooked! Can you please tell me how many beads wide this bracelet is? I tried to count from the photo ... is it 16? I'm hoping to make something similar for myself. Also, what size are the flower beads? 6mm?

It is just beautiful, and in very nice proportion.

Sheryl

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
wow!!
by: gaga

wow!love what you did here.its just beautiful.wonder if i could make one for myself.hope to see what you do next...nice

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
fabulously done!
by: Joy from RP

what a fabulous work of art! wish i could have the same passion for making those....congrats and thank you for sharing...goodluck for your next projects! love it!

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Beautiful Handiwork!
by: Anonymous

This is a lovely bracelet- just gorgeous. I don't have the patience myself, but would be oh-so-proud to say "I made it" when people compliment the work and ask where they can get one.

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Beautiful Handiwork!
by: Anonymous

This is a lovely bracelet- just gorgeous. I don't have the patience myself, but would be oh-so-proud to say "I made it" when people compliment the work and ask where they can get one.

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
You can. :)
by: Rachel Van-Walsh

Thanks very much Bexy. :)

I believe that anyone can. Like anything else, it just takes practice and a desire to learn.

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
A tough act to follow
by: Bexy

That's lovely. The work that went into it is as impressive as the piece itself. I hope I can make things that nice when one day.

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
:)
by: Anonymous

Thank you. :)

I'd say this piece took anywhere from 4-5 hours in total. But, I may work on something for a couple of hours and then come back and finish it later.

Though, like many beaders, I'm sure I've been known to bead for 4-5 hours straight.

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
fantastic
by: dandelion beadwork

Incredibly gorgeous. I love it! How long does it take you to make one? It has a lovely vintage look that is ultra feminine while up-to-date for those who like an unique alternative look. Very well-done.

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Thanks!
by: Rachel Van-Walsh

Thank you everyone! Very much appreciated. :D

It does take a lot of patience, but it's also very therapeutic in many ways.

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Beautiful!
by: Rose

Love this bracelet...looks very intricate.

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Quite Beautiful!
by: Mimi

You have more patience than I do!

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Awesome
by: Tammy

Beautiful!!

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Very cool!
by: Freesinger

Let me start by saying how much I admire the patience of anyone who works with weaving and seed beads. But I especially like the way you didn't just have a straight edge (very inventive), and the clasp works perfectly with the rest of the design. Great job!

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Wow! Gorgeous!
by: Christine Gierer

Thanks for sharing. Very beautiful.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and create your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to zGallery - All Other Jewelry.

If you enjoyed this web page please "like" this page.  Thanks!