10 Sophisticated Beaded Bracelet Ideas
Want that uptown look on a budget? Beaded jewelry is sophisticated and classy while still being affordable.
Black and khaki lampworked beads, sterling silver wire and Hill Tribe beads and charms make this a unique and classic bracelet. Lampwork beads are made by melting narrow rods of glass by hand over an open flame (usually a torch). The glass is wrapped aound a thin metal rod (a mandrel), which later becomes the […]
This bracelet is comprised of round, crimson glass beads and ornate, silver metal bead caps. The central bead has different metal bead caps than the others, and is the only variation is this simple design. I finished it with an antique silver metal hook clasp, which keeps with the design of the bead caps. I […]
This piece was inspired by love of chocolate. I am a big fan of white chocolate, caramel flavoured and milk chocolate. Right there you have three different shades. Using Swarovski crystals I have incorporated these different shades of chocolaty brown. Swarovski crystals are one of my favourite materials to work with, as they come in […]
This bracelet is made of tumbled blue turquoise gemstone nuggets, cranberry-colored freshwater cultured pearls and sterling silver beads. To finish this piece I used a lobster clasp and added a turquoise gemstone and silver puffed heart that dangles off the clasp. I really enjoy using unique gemstones in my jewelry designs.
The focus of this bracelet is the onyx and marcasite clasp. Surrounding the clasp are top drilled bicones in jet, black diamond, and crystal. I love the look that can only be obtained by using the top drilled crystals. The bracelet is strung on .019 in beading wire and measures 7 1/2″ (including clasp).
This bracelet is comprised of deep berry glass beads accented with blue and green, a central glass bead with deep berry swirls, metal beads and bead caps, and green and purple Swarovski crystals, finished with a heart toggle clasp. I am a lover of antique and vintage jewelry and I get a lot of my […]
This bracelet consists of different size blue freshwater pearls, alternating with Bali spacer beads and clear Swarovski crystals. For the clasp, I used a small lobster claw clasp on one side and a split ring on the other side. I covered the crimp beads with bead covers. This bracelet looks great and really sparkles because […]
This bracelet was one of a few designs I made to show a friend for gifts at her wedding. This bracelet used white potato pearls enclosed in bali bead caps with tube spacers in between. Next to each bead cap is a bicone clear Swarovski crystal. The end crimps are covered with crimp bead covers […]
I started with the square Bali sterling silver beads and loved their exotic look. I paired them up with the red coral 6mm rounds and some additional sterling silver spacers that gave the bracelet a strong yet elegant look. I finished it off with a sterling silver toggle clasp. I used soft flex wire and […]