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Tuesday, 6 September 2016

timeless rings and chains

Funny break between one project and another.

I've bought a little packet of O-beads, without any idea how to use them. Then the other day I came to this: a timeless pattern with only rings and chains.

OB = O-Bead 4mm
CWJ = Catherine Wheel Join
vsp = very small picot
Thread: I've used metallic gold DMC 282, that is like a size 70 thread.

If you are wondering where those beads come from, this is a link:
http://www.potomacbeads.com/Czech-O-Beads-s/2450.htm

Load CTM 2 shuttles, beads aren't loaded on shuttles but joined with a normal upper join.

Start with a ring: 4ds, OB, 4ds, vsp, 4ds, OB, 4ds.

 (*) Chain 12ds ; Ring: 4ds, normal join to previous bead, 4ds, vsp, 4ds, OB, 4ds.
Repeat from (*) for your desidered lenght.
Turning for the second part: Chain 12ds; CWJ  to last bead; Ring with SH2: 10ds; CWJ  to the same last bead;
Second side: (**) Chain 12ds ; lock join to the vsp of the ring below.  Repeat for all the length.
The opposite end is the same as the turning side. Finish with a chain tied at the base of the very first ring.

This bracelet actually has already one matching earring, I'm doing the second and I'll show you soon.

Kia Ora
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Ninetta

9 comments:

  1. Pretty bracelet, thanks for the pattern!

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  2. I'm thinking sequins now !!!! :X
    Always good to go back to basics :-)

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    1. Why not? Maybe any shape could work. I've also something squared...

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  3. Love it, just my style, thanks for sharing.

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  4. It doesn't have to be complicated to be lovely. So pretty!

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  5. Bello e prezioso l'accostamento oro/rosso; le perline ad anello, finora, non le avevo mai viste utilizzate in un gioiello. Cercherò e proverò. Grazie, Antonia C.

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  6. Se sei così gentile di traduure sempre in lingua Italiana. Grazie.

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Thank you very much for all your nice comments.

Ciao
Ninetta