Thursday, December 6, 2007

Swarovski Cyrstals for Mary's Birthday

A dear friend and coworker recently had a milestone birthday. She turned 50 and I wanted to do something special for her. She has mentioned on several occasions that she would love a bracelet made with pastel colored Swarovski crystals as she knows that I enjoy making jewelry as one of my crafting obsessions. Normally I prefer to work with natural beads and hemp, but I decided to venture away from my comfort zone and make her what she she wanted. These are what I came up with.

I created a trio that she can wear all together or individually. The colored Swarovski crystals are 6mm and the clear ones are 4mm and are by Pure Allure. I also used some liquid silver tube beads by Bead Bliss. Each bracelet is 7" and is finished off with a 1.3mm silver crimp bead. To string everything on I used .5mm Stretch Magic jewelry cord. Her husband threw her a super party, and I think she was very happy when she opened my gift! Happy Birthday, Mary!

1 comment:

chat said...

hi sandy,
beautiful bracelets!!!!love the bling on those crystals.
great gift.
just wanted to visit and check your new blog-great job and congratulations !!!!!!!
will be visiting here...frequently