The stories this one could tell! Putting the pieces together is always new and different. This bracelet’s CindyFish focal bead started out being part of a necklace design. Because of its unique patterns, I thought it needed more attention as a stand-alone bead so I built this bracelet around it. It measures 24 mm long by 10mm wide, It is a combination of Effetre soft glass from Italy and CIM (Creation is Messy). I chose my glass colors to capture the movement of cool bluegreen water running along a rocky shore or creek under a sky of blue. In the flame, different glass chemistry and flame temperatures create unique patterns in the glass. I love the fact that no two beads will ever be the same.
Along with the calming, anti-anxiety properties of the white. black and turquoise striped Amazonite beads, I also chose shiny square Hematite spacers for this bracelet for their grounding properties and a feeling of stability.Nestled close to the round earth-like Amazonite spacer beads; their square shape is stable and trusting. These square Hematite beads relate to the earth in a totally different way than the round Amazonite spacer beads in that each of their four corners relate to the four points on a compass.
As with most of my pieces, the pure silver handmade Thai Hill Tribe beads were collected in the night market in Chiang Mai Thailand. Silver adds to the lunar feminine balancing properties of this bracelet.I included the special turtle bead to further enhance the feeling of slowing down and pacing yourself.According to spiritanimal.info and other sources, the turtle symbolizes groundedness and patience.The turtle is also linked to the spirit of water and the fluid nature of emotions.
I love the combination of shapes, colors and textures in this bracelet.This one has been through many design changes to get to where it is now.Often the most simple designs are the most complex to create.
This bracelet measures 2 x 2.25 inches inside diameter, It fits medium sized wrists and is strung on heavy stretch magic elastic cord for easy on off use.
Your elastic bracelet will be long lasting if you put it on the right way. This is one of the main factors in the life of your easy to wear elastic bracelets. Never stretch your bracelet over your hand, instead roll it over your hand starting at the fingertips without pulling on it.
Keep the bracelet away from perfumes, and or, oily sun and skin care products that will deteriorate the quality of the elastic over time.