I had already decided which piece I was going to use of the 4 choices available. I really don't wear bracelets much anymore, so while that is the common use for this stamping, I knew I wasn't going to do that. So here it is after I cut it in half:
|cut and filed|
After going through my Vintage stash, I really like blue, so colored the piece silver w/ my Swellegent and was going to attach this vintage piece.
Then I glued the focal onto the stamping.
Sealed it all with the Swellegant matte sealer. I didn't want to seal the part under the focal until after I had glued it to be sure it would hold well.
I bought some fringe from the craft store that had the perfect "beads" I had envisioned for this piece. I used them with Crystal Copper Swarovski beads and antique brass rolo chain to make the dangles.
I felt they matched really well with the focal and the overall "Vintage Boho" feel I was going for.
And just when I thought I had it figured out and only the neck treatment left, I decided to add one more vintage piece at the top to close the gap. Just didn't like the aesthetic look of it. But I do now.
Debated for while about the neck treatment. Chain? Leather? Both? Or beads? Hmmmm, this took me awhile to decide. If I did more than one, I felt it would be too "heavy" for how small the overall piece is. And I had ordered some beads for this purpose, but they were sent to someone else in error from the vendor (not B'Sue).
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