Turtle Cuff Bracelet

I’m not going to lie- I made this turtle cuff bracelet with green tube beads & jasper round beads for myself. I wear a ton of earth tones in all seasons, and when these beads came in, I fell in love with the way the greens of the tube beads accented the brown swirls of the jasper beads. I knew I wanted to make a piece that incorporated  both, so I decided to bring them together in this 4 layer cuff bracelet.

I’m kind of obsessed with cuff bracelets right now & I’ll definitely be making more in a variety of different colors- so look out for upcoming posts with pictures of new cuff bracelets and other pieces!

Replicas of this bracelet are available for purchase in the lakeshore lavaliere online shop- to access the listings, just click the pictures!

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go to etsy.com/shop/lakeshorelavaliere

For Inquiries/Requests/Custom Orders, Contact: lakeshorelavaliere@gmail.com 

Red Beaded Cuff Bracelet

This bracelet was part of a custom order for a bracelet that let me ‘make whatever- just with red.’ This style incorporates the idea of a wrap bracelet with the beading and leather cord, but the beaded rows are woven together so that the bracelet, like a cuff, only wraps around your wrist once. Cuff bracelets like this one have a wide and dramatic look that can be created to mirror many different styles-the lakeshore lavaliere one pictured below has a cross between bohemian and vintage look:

 

 

To access the listing in the online store to get one just like it, click the pictures!  (other bead colors available!)

OR

go to: etsy.com/shop/lakeshorelavaliere

For Inquiries/Requests/Custom Orders, Contact: lakeshorelavaliere@gmail.com

 

Custom Ordered Turquoise Tube Triple Wrap Bracelet

I recently received a custom order for 3 wrap bracelets, and I was verrrry excited to try out the first bracelet in the order, the triple wrap bracelet, with my new turquoise tube beads. I love the way this style bracelet look with the round/spherical beads, and also with the cones, but the evenness of the tube beads to me just looks extremely cool. The three wraps just line up so nicely next to each other on my wrist. This lakeshore lavaliere triple wrap turquoise tube bead bracelet is made with brown silk thread and brown suede cord….

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and is topped off with an antique gold button for the clasp/closure. After making this one, I decided I am definitely going to purchase more tube beads in different colors- so let me know if you have any requests for colors! Now I have to go back to making the other 2 bracelets from this order!

This design is available in the lakeshore lavaliere online shop, just click the pictures to access the listing!

For Inquiries/Requests/Custom Orders, Contact: lakeshorelavaliere@gmail.com

Bridesmaid Gift Bracelets

Picture of Bridesmaid Jewelry Gift Bracelets Courtesy of Tejani Jewelry at tejanijewelry.com

It is a wedding tradition for the bride to give the bridesmaids a gift to say thanks for everything they do to help prepare for the wedding. I’ve seen people give little keepsakes, heard of people giving magazine subscriptions, a t-shirt, or various other personalized gifts. My favorite gift idea that I’ve ever seen is a piece of jewelry for all of the bridesmaids to wear on the day of the wedding. I mean a bridesmaid t-shirt is cute, but a piece of jewelry that can be worn again and again (I think) is a much better way to say thank-you! So, that’s why I was excited to get a custom order to try my hand at making lakeshore lavaliere bridesmaid bracelets for the girls to wear on the day of the wedding:

The white leather makes for an elegant twist on the wrap bracelet and perfectly complements the glass pearls. (Freshwater pearls also available). I was thinking of ordering a different charm as the clasp/closure for the bracelet, like a wedding bells charm, or a champagne glass charm, or even something like a bow or a dove. Thoughts??

To access the listing in the online store just click the pictures- or go to etsy.com/shop/lakeshorelavaliere

For Inquiries/Requests/Custom Orders, Contact: lakeshorelavaliere@gmail.com 

Silver Cameo Cuff Bracelet

Cameos are the perfect accessory if you like the vintage look– they’ve been around so long, even the ancient Greeks made them. A piece of jewelry that features a cameo can be a really great accent to a more formal outfit (but they’re great for everyday wear too!), and can add a classy touch that completes your look. This lakeshore lavaliere silver cameo cuff bracelet with black flowers and a gray liner was a custom order (I loved the customer’s request so much, I’m making myself a similar one!):

This bracelet would look great paired with a black dress and silver earrings!

Just click the pictures to access the listing in the lakeshore lavaliere online store! Other cameos colors and flower colors are available. The liner is also optional, (the customer just imagined hers with gray undertones, so that’s what I did!) Just specify your requests at checkout!

Have a great rest of your Sunday!

Check back tomorrow for a DIY coaster tutorial, and pictures of custom ordered bridesmaid jewelry!

 

 

For Inquiries/Requests/Custom Orders, Contact: lakeshorelavaliere@gmail.com

Browse the lakeshore lavaliere online store at: etsy.com/shop/lakeshorelavaliere

 

Wrap Bracelet & Wrap Bracelet with a Twist

Wrap bracelets are still incredibly popular, and I’ve been getting a lot of custom orders for them in many different colors. I love making them because even though the design is the same, each one becomes unique just by changing the color of the leather cord, the beads, or even the clasp.

I’ve even been wearing them everywhere- but, although I love how they look when accenting an outfit for a normal day, the leather cord look doesn’t exactly go with dressier outfits, and I need an elegant bracelet for an upcoming event. So, I decided to try using the same design as the traditional wrap bracelet, but substituted a gold chain and gold wire for the usual leather cord and silk thread. This was the result:

 

 

 

I made one final change to the traditional design, adding a gold flower toggle clasp for an elegant finish.

It turned out to be the perfect accent to a black cocktail dress!

If you like the red bead wrap bracelet with the gold chain & flower toggle clasp, you can click the pictures to access the listing in the lakeshore lavaliere online store! If you’d like a different color bead, or a silver chain, just specify at checkout and I can make the substitutions.

Shop: etsy.com/shop/lakeshorelavaliere

For any Questions/Comments/Requests/Custom Orders, Contact: lakeshorelavaliere@gmail.com

Enjoy!

 

Wrap Bracelets

Wrap Bracelets are in right now, and I’ve been seeing them all over the place in every color bead/stone and leather/suede cord imaginable. I have seen them in single wrap, double, and more. Over the weekend I decided to try my hand at making them, and here are a few of the ones that I’ve made so far:

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Hope you like them!
All 4 bracelets are now available on etsy.com/shop/lakeshorelavaliere

Just click the pictures to access their listings in my online store!
For Inquiries/Requests/Custom Orders Contact: lakeshorelavaliere@gmail.com

Don’t Forget About the Classics

Big colorful statement pieces are great to accent almost any look, but that doesn’t mean the classic, simpler styles are out. Delicate jewelry can be just as effective to accessorize outfits for all occasions, especially on those days where you’d rather let your clothing itself be the focal point of your entire ensemble. Smaller pieces that recall the classic styles of bygone eras are also great for anything from cocktail parties to days when you just want to feel classy-that is, classier than you already are of course ; ). If you like the vintage styles, but want something a little more, try a piece that recalls the classic style, but has a twist, like these silver cuff bracelets with funky yet understated flower bows,

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Bracelets available with different colored bows upon request

To Purchase: www.etsy.com/shop/lakeshorelavaliere

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Contact: lakeshorelavaliere@gmail.com for custom requests