Friday, May 07, 2010

Finished For Friday: Bracelet Sets

Big, bold jewelry is all over the place these days, so I decided to make some pieces that fit in with this trend. I bought these unusual silver chunk beads a couple of years ago because I thought they were so cool with their pits that sparkled with red and blue. I've finally had a great idea for using them.
I made three bracelets, each with different color spacers. On their own they make a strong impression, but together, KAPOW!
The trio can make even a simple black t-shirt and jeans into an outfit. They could also be worn as just two, of course, depending on the wearer. I have short chubby arms, and they even look pretty good on me. I am going to sell them separately  in my etsy shop, Little Somethings, with links to the other listings, and show the picture of the three together on each listing.
I just love these pretty millifiori square beads. Millefiori is Italian for "a thousand flowers". Flowers are the most common design, but it's the technique of making the glass items that millefiori has come to mean.

I made a pair to be worn and sold together. The beads are small enough that one could even be used around a pony tail. Any thoughts on stacking or grouping jewelry? I've always been a big stack-ring fan myself.
Don't forget my Blue Mondays in May special at Little Somethings! Anything with blue is 10% off and free shipping. You could put things in your cart early and just click the sale through on Monday to get the discount.
Finished For Friday is hosted by 3under2 at Lit 'N Laundry. There's always some great project ideas being shared, from sewing, to mosaics, and even organizing files!

5 comments:

concretenprimroses said...

They are both lovely, the first set is definitely kapow!
Kathy

Justine said...

Ooh girl, I love love love the chunky ones. Sooooooo pretty. And you're right, they look fabulous stacked together!

Justine :o )

SmilingSally said...

I love these bracelets, Elizabeth.

I hope that life is good to you. Come visit.

Threeundertwo said...

I love both of these styles. The first set really does have a lot of impact together! Thanks so much for linking up to Finished for Friday. Have a great weekend.

Roslyn said...

I love the millifiori so pretty Elizabeth.
I must visit your Etsy shop! I love bracelets best!And I stack them!