Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Sleek Silver Cuff

I hope you don't mind another bead canvas for the 2nd day in a row. This is quite different than the dainty black buckle bracelet yesterday. This silver plated cuff is approximately 1.5 inches wide (top to bottom) with approximately 59 holes for adding beads, buttons or just miscellaneous "stuff"!!

I think it would be great to wire or sew on a bunch of fun little trinkets or baubles that you find at a flea market for an extremely eclectic and original look. Unique one of a kind beads and buttons added to create an abstract collage would be fun too!

I'd love to hear your ideas or your experiences with these silver cuffs.

Update: I found this cuff and another smaller one on the Fire Mountain Gems website.

11 comments:

The Lone Beader said...

I would like to know where to find these! They would go great with the rings that I have like this in my shop! :)

Lisa said...
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Bonzai Beadwear said...

wow i love it! I would also like to see some kind of black rubber type material woven in. I have seen Chain Maille where they mix the silver and rubber rings an it looks so cool. Good luck! :)

Nancy said...

Oh, this is yummy!! I'm going to have to be placing a FireMountain order... What'll I do with it - who knows! *lol*

Azure Islands Designs said...

Very interesting...I've never used this kind of cuff...I've also seen rings along this idea but not used those either. Might be fun to give them a try!
Cheers

JustATish said...

this is absolutely brilliant!

Laura said...

I've done a bunch of rings like this and now I'm going to have to try the cuffs! They're beautiful. Thanks for pointing them out!!

Kokopelli said...

Boy, this is cool! You could also add some headpins. Stick them through the holes, add some beads and finish them. So they would stick out and make it look like a hedgehog.

Lisa said...

Wow, I love the black rubber tubing idea and never even thought about using headpins on these, it seems so obvious too!! Thank you so much for sharing!!

The Beading Gem said...

Thanks for the inspiration - will have to check out FMG for this style of cuff bracelets!

TeriB said...

Lisa, what a great cuff base....I've never seen this before but love the idea! Thanks for sharing it with all of us. Teri
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