Color Metal Block
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METAL BLOCK BRACELET uses peyote stitch and right angle weave
stitch to create approximately 1.25" x 1.25" components
which are linked together with gold-filled jump rings and finished
off with a gold-filled slide clasp.
The beads used
are Japanese seed beads, size 8/0, 8/0 hex cut, and 15/0, as well
as 3mm faceted brass cube beads from India.
This piece was
influenced by a design by Venetia Perry, which she calls "Metallic
I used one of
my color blocking formulas to blend three colors, in this case a raspberry,
a gunmetal, and a red-bronze. I had my colors "transcend boundaries",
that is, cross over from one component to the next, to heighten the
excitement of the piece.
- 8 1/2" Bracelet
Similar to as shown, with Japanese seed beads and brass faceted cube
beads, and gold filled slide clasp,