Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Jade Ladder Bracelet

Well, it's not Jade and it's not a ladder, 
but that's what I'm calling this bracelet I made
at this week's jewellery class -
Jade Ladder Braclet.

This was rather time consuming and a bit fiddly,
so I finished it off at home.
It started off with two lengths of chain 
(measuring around the wrist plus 3cm)
The two lengths were attached to a
jump ring and clasp.
Some wirework was involved - creating a little
coil at the end of some silver wire (16 gauge)
the wire was then threaded through one of the links
of one of the chains, beads added, threaded through
the other chain and another coil made to finished that 'step'
of the 'ladder' off.
As you can see, I found it a little difficult
lining up the two sides of the chain so each step
looks a bit on the wonky side!
When it's on though, it does look ok (I think!)

Here's the finished article.

Practice makes perfect, so I'll keep at it!

Thanks for looking :)


Tangled Sweetpea said...

Oh that's gorgeous Sherry!
Victoria xx

JansArtyJunk said...

Wow!!...You are building up a gorgeous little jewellery collection now Sherry!!... this looks like such a complicated design to create...fabulous work!! x

FeltByRae said...

That is beautiful, I love the colour and style

Ira Huberts said...

What a fun project this is Sherry and with such lovely beads, too! I think you'll have lots of fun wearing this, would look superb no doubt! Hugs, Ira x

Denise said...

Love it. Wish I had the patients to make it.I have tones of stones,but My bracelets always brake :(

Deborah said...

Looking good, Sherry! Are you enjoying your classes?

My name is Cindy said...

Wow you are getting good at this but I don't know how you have the patience!! Cindy xx

Mrs A. said...

My goodness Sherry your talents are really coming out now.
This had yo be your best piece yet. Love the colour and the name you have chosen for it. Hugs mrs a.

Cindy Is Crafty said...

This bracelet is really cool! I like the curly Q ends.

Twinkle Star said...

Looks fabulous, you are doing so well - love seeing all your creations!

Hugs, Estelle xx

Terry said...

Oh this is beautiful! What a great bracelet! Enjoy the day!

May said...

Your creations are fantastic...Beautiful bracelet.. have a happy week, Hugs May x x x

Jackie said...

Simply beautiful! It must have taken ages to complete.

Createology said...

SSD this is beautiful. What a great way to use all those lovely little gem chips that are so intriguing. Fiddly Yes! But is it snaggly? You are really creating lovely jewelry my friend. Creative Bliss...

Healing Woman said...

You are an artist who can do anything but just putting your mind to it. You excel at your tags and boxes and now beads! Wow!