Thursday, March 27, 2008

Blaze - Peyote Cuff Bracelet


This Peyote cuff bracelet called "Blaze" was made for the Etsy Beadweavers April Challenge - Fire & Flowers. The band is made with size 8 seed beads in red. The stitch is two drop peyote with size 11 matching red seed beads used for picots. The focal is a small black button with rows of peyote stitches in yellow. It has many rows of fringe in red, orange and yellow seed beads. The closure is a hand made toggle. The band is a little over 1 inch wide and the focal is 1 3/4 inches wide. This bracelet will fit a size 6 1/4 to 6 1/2 inch wrist.

The theme for this month was Fire & Flowers and I wanted to make a cross between fireworks and an actual flower. I thought the fringe would work well for this.

Please visit the Etsy Beadweavers Blog beginning on April 7 to vote for your favorite: http://etsy-beadweavers.blogspot.com

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