Today I got my last pieces of published jewelry back from Bead Trends and thought I'd share them now that I'm allowed to. Along with my books, gift certificate, and my jewelry was a lovely hand written note from one of the publishers.
Kristie, I had a go at making fabric beads cause I love this bracelet you made- and I learned they are hard! I appreciate your beautiful bracelet even more now!
Isn't that just so sweet of her?! I appreciate her little note even more than being published. How nice of her to take the time to be personable and write that.
I will be keeping the note in the book on the page with the picture of the bracelet.
Adorned in Amethyst is in Bead Trends magazine Feb. '09 issue on page 31.
It is made of thirty one genuine Amethyst gemstones that are tear drop shape and multifaceted. They are a gorgeous deep purple shade. Length is 17" long with lobster clasp.
Eternal Roses is my newly published bracelet and you can see it in Bead Trends magazine Feb. '09 issue on page 47.
What makes this bracelet so unique are the focal beads that are hand made (by me) from fabric.
Each strip of fabric is meticulously measured for uniformity, cut, rolled, adhered, and sealed to ensure strength and durability. It is a very time consuming project indeed, but the end result is very lovely.
For a closer look, or to purchase go HERE.
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