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Christmas Netted Bracelet

Hi there, thought it was about time I posted something,  not that I haven’t been crafting and things, but most have been for presents for others and I dont’t want to ruin any surprises, so that’s my excuse for lack of posting.  Anyway, I finished this bracelet today, a filled netted bracelet with a crystal magnetic clasp, and thought it was pretty enough to show you all.
I actually saw a similar one to this being modelled on the television and thought how nice it was, and wanted to see if I could make one for myself.  I used light teal coloured 4mm Preciosa crystal beads for the middle, and netted the crystals with 11/0 Miyuki white Ceylon round seed beads.  There are a few 11/0 Miyuki Seaform Green Luster Seed beads, you can see them at the ends of the diamonds created by the white seed beads.
I enjoyed making this, and I am happy that it turned it so well...  I am calling it a Christmas bracelet as it reminds me of frozen water on a winters day....  Well that was my aim anyway, I thin…
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