Tuesday, July 24, 2012

more photos

Louise Parkinson: XXOXX Bracelet
Firepolish: Apollo gold
- 6mm round: Swarovski pearl cream
- Size 15 Seed: apricot
- Size 11 Seed: cobalt
- Size 8 Seed: Gold-lined cream
- 3mm magatamas: Crystal drop beads
- 3mm Bicones: Swarovski dark indigo

Kathleen Vayianos XXOXX Bracelet
4mm capri blue fire-polished beads
6mm lt gray glass pearls
size 15 round capri blue T seed beads
size 11 capri blue miyuki seed beads
size 8 capri blue T round
3mm toho magatama clear T/R
4mm crystal AB bicones
2 jumprings
i magnetic clasp
6 pound test fireline crystal

Lilian Walsh - Grace Bracelet

4mm Olive faceted firepolished beads
6mm Purple glass pearls
3mm Lilac glass pearls
3mm Silver bicone crystals lilacl
size 11 seed beads in lilac
size 15 seed beads in siliver-lined emerald

XXOXX Bracelet

You guys are completely amazing me! You guys are sending me some amazing pictures. I hope each of you are super proud of yoursleves!

Kathy Bourdess - Grace Bracelet
6mm Dark Bronze Crystals
4mm Brown Pearls
4mm Bright Copper Crystals
3mm Copper Pearls
11/0 Copper Seed Beads
15/0 Gold Seed beads
Copper S Clasp

Shayla Daniel - XXOXX Bracelet
Raspberry AB fire polished beads.
Berry red 6mm Pearls
Size 15 Seed Beads in Strawberry Gold luster
Size 11 Seed Beads in Strawberry Gold luster
Size 8 Seed Beads in Ruby Opal Silver Lined
3mm Drop Miyuki Matte Smoky Amethyst
Bronze Crystal Bicones

Jane Carroll - XXOXX Bracelet
royal blue fire polish 4mm
Blue round beads 6mm
crystal size 15 seed beads
crystal size 11 seed beads
Royal size 8 seed beads
turquoise 3mm magatama beads
turquoise bicones

Debra Stapleton - XXOXX Bracelet

4 mm AB Amethyst fire polished rounds
6 mm Tiger eye round
 size 15 delica Galvanized copper 
 size 11 delica gold silver lined seed beads
3 mm amethyst drop beads
3 mm amethyst magatama beads
4mm olive bicone crystal beads
size 8 copper seed bead
1 copper magnetic closure

Barbara Bryant - XXOXX Bracelet

4mm copper polish beads
6mm copper polish beads
15/0 seed beads
11/0 seed beads
3.2 mm bright copper beads
3mm magatama
Red Bicones


Wednesday, July 18, 2012

XXOXX Bracelet and a few Grace Bracelets

Our first challenge is complete but there are still a few pictures rolling in.

Tressa Williams:  XXOXX Bracelet
Lime 4mm fire polish
Gold Filligree 6mm rounds
Duracoat Gold 15's
Duracoat Gold 11's
Old Rose Gold 8's
Opaque Khaki AB Magatamas
Jet AB2X 3mm bicones
Gold clasp

Karin Vervoort: XXOXX Bracelet:

4mm Fire Polished AB coated beads. Colour Jet AB
6mm Glass Coated Pearls. Colour Turquoise
11/0 Turquoise frosted AB Seed Bead
15/0 Black colour 401 Seed Bead
15/0 Turquoise frosted AB Seed Bead
8/0 Silver lined light Aqua Seed Beed
3mm Magatamas colour glass blue lined.
4mm Crystal Bicones colour turquoise
Silver clasp on 6lb fireline

 Karin Vervoort Grace Bracelet:
Miyuki S/B 15/0 colour 91531 Sparkle Purple lined Crystal
Toho S/B 11/0 colour amethyst.
Swarovski crystal 3mm Bicones colour 5301 Fushia AB
4mm Fire Polished Beads colour 00010/15726
6mm Glass coated pearls colour lilac.
3mm Glass coated pearls colour White
Silver magnet clasp and 2 X wire protectors. On 6lb fire line

Angela Partridge Grace Bracelet:

6mm Blue Czech Pearls
4mm Czech Firepolish Rosaline AB
3mm Czech Firepolish Black AB (Color was not listed on the tag)
3mm Off White Pearls
3mm Silver Thunder Polish Bicone
15/0 Gold lined white
11/0 Light blue
Sterling Silver magnet clasp
Sterling Silver Ear Hooks with clear Cubic Zirconium stud
8mm Fireline

Kay Haynes Grace Bracelet:
6mm dark green glass pearls
4mm Tourmaline Celsian fire polish
3mm Swarovski crystal copper bicones
3mm antique copper rounds
4mm copper glass pearls
11/0 copper lined crystal
15/0 delica copper
copper magnetic clasp

Janie Smith XXOXX Bracelet:
4mm Copper Fire-Polished
6mm Metallic Copper Round
15/0 Dark Bronze SB
11/0 Dark Bronze Iris SB
8/0 Opaque Curry
3mm Brown Megatoma
4mm Red Bicone
Copper Clasp and Jump Rings

Monday, July 16, 2012

Last of the Grace Bracelets

Sunday was the last day for the Grace Bracelet. These are the pictures that I received last week to finish out this project. The pictures on the blog are pictures that were emailed to me. If you posted your picture on facebook and did not email it to me your picture is not listed. If you would like to have it listed on the blog please email the picture and your materials list to off_the_beaded_path@Yahoo.com and I will list it on here. Also, I can only list what you email me so if you leave info out please do not get upset if it's not on here. I can't put what i don't have. Also, I double checked my emails but if you emailed me and do not see your picture please let me know and I will check again to make sure. If you see that I have any of your info listed incorrectly please email me and I will be happy to change it.

I have been blown away by the creativity you guys have and your eye for color. Everyone who has participated has did a fantastic job!

Jackie Demyers:
used 6mm teal china pearls, 4mm crystal AB fire polish, 3mm crystal AB fire polish, 3mm black china pearls, 11` seed beads in black, and 15` silver seed beads.

Kim Nua:
6mm-freshwater pearls-multi colors( yellow blue brown)
4mm-fire polished beads-peridot ab
3mm-bi cones-Bermuda ab
3mm-Rondelle's-Bermuda ab
4mm-pearls-forest green
11-size to hos -gold green
15-size matsuno's-mat green
gold tone filigree clasp box
 Joy Casady:
Used materials as listed in book for this project

Lisa Mitchum:
30 6mm gold preciosa round beads
44 4mm blue teal fire polished beads
15 3mm jet black 2xAB crystal bicones
20 3mm bright gold round beads
14 4mm teal pearls
size 11 seed bead brown iris
size 15 light gold seed bead

Barbara Bryant:
6mm Teal Pearls
3 mm Silver Bicone
15/0 gold seed beads
4mm Copper bicones
3mm rounds

Jackie Severance:
Sm. Turqoise rectangle stones (about 3-4mm)
4mm Fire polished Amethyst AB
3mm Black bicones
3mm Swarovski Pearls-Tahitian
4mm Transparent Amethyst luster round Chech pressed glass beads
11/0-Silver lined Golden bronze
15/0-Silver lined Light Topaz

Donna Kimball
pink 6mm
pink firepolish
smoke crystals
gray 3 and 4mm rounds
pink 11 SB and gray 15 SB

S. Daniel:
I used Lilac 6mm Pearls
Lilac AB fire-polished beads
Aquamarine crystal bicones
Sterling Silver 3mm beads
Lilac 4mm Pearls
Lilac Lined size 11 seed beads
Silver Lined size 15 seed beads
Sterling Silver Toggle Clasp.

Jayne Wilks:
6mm Glass pearls – Teal
4mm Fire Polished – Crystal
3mm Bicone – Swarovski Crystal – Teal
3mm Stardust silver metal bead
4mm Shiny silver metal bead
Size 11 – Petrol blue
Size 15 – Silver lined clear

Mary-Ann Swanger:
6mm med blue glass rounds
4mm Swarovski Purple dark Lapis round
3mm Swarovski puple Petrol round
4mm Preciosa firepolish light aqua round
3mm swarovski crystal ab round
3mm light blue ab bicone
15/0 ceylon sky blue (miyuki)
11/0 opaque blue (preciosa)

6mm facetet gold and tan round beads
4mm blue/green fire polished
4mm gold/clear fire polished
3mm swarovski gold shadow
size 11 gold
size 15 blue

 4mm Firepolished Blueberry/Green Tea, silver 3mm, purple iris seed beads, gold & bronze seed beads, gold clasp and amethyst ab bicones. 

Joan Biciunas
6mm Swarovski - purple velvet
4mm clear AB rounds
4mm silver fire polished rounds
3mm silver bicone
4mm silver round
15/0 hematite
11/0 silver lined
11/0 black delica

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Week one in the books!

Week one of our Bead Along is in the books and here are some more pictures I received. If you haven't finished the Grace Bracelet yet you have one more week to get it finished.

1. Tressa Willaims
Turquoise 6mm rounds
Opaque Teal Fire Polish
Rosealine Gold Bicones
Chocolate 4mm Rounds
Rootbeer Size 11 Seeds
Rose Gold Size 15 Seeds

6mm - midnight blue rounds
4mm - crsytal rounds
3mm - crystal bicones
3mm - pearl white pearls
4mm - pearl white pearls
11/o - silver lined crystal
15/o - silver lined cobalt


6mm light pink pearl
firepolish - crystal
bicone - opal
3mm silver
4mm pink amethyst
seed bead 11 - pearl
seed bead 15 - rosaline

Pat Jones:
6mm black pearls
3mm white pearls
4mm black pearls
Champagne fire polish
Garnet bicones
s11 green seed beads
s15 bronze seed beads

Debra Stapleton:

30 6mm rivoli in crystal blue beads
44 4mm ab crystal czech beads
15 3mm grey czech beads
28 3mm antique rose czech beads
14 4mm amethyst czech beads
size 11 delica in gunmetal
size 15 delica in grey
1 crystal button
and I used opelon with grey czech bead for closure

Saturday, July 7, 2012

6mm round in Blue Iris
4mm round in Cream
4mm Firepolished beads in Metal
3mm Bicones in crystal AB
3mm round in Tahitian
Size 11 seed beads in silver
Size 15 seed beads in turquoise


6 mm round dark gray
4mm fire-polished black
3mm bicone diamond purple velvet
3mm & 4mm rounds dark purple & dark gray
11 seed silver lined dark royal purple
15 seed purple lined transparent

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

More Grace Bracelets

Here are more pictures of the Grace Bracelet from the Bead Along that I have received so far.  These are looking so great!

April Jefferson:
Black Pearls, 6mm
Medium Green Fire Polished beads, 4mm
Dark Yellow AB, 3mm
White Swarovski Pearls, 3mm
Clear Rounds, 4mm
11/0 Clear AB
15/0 Dark Metal

Kathleen Vayianos:
  6 mm round dark gray
4mm fire-polished black
3mm bicone diamond purple velvet
3mm & 4mm rounds dark purple & dark gray
11 seed silver lined dark royal purple
15 seed purple lined transparent light amethyst AB

Louise Parkinson:
  - Firepolish - Capri Blue
- 4mm bicones - swarovski fuschia
- 6mm and 4mm rounds - Haematite
- 3mm rounds - turquoise size 8 seed beads
- size 11 seed beads - pearlescent lime
- size 15 seed beads - silver-lined clear

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

First Grace Bracelets

The first pictures of the Grace Bracelet are rolling in and boy are they pretty! The people who have sent in pictures so far have done a fantastic job!

1. Kari Ledbetter - Colors Used:
        6mm Round - Light Yellow Pearls
        4mm- Olivine Rounds
        3mm Bicone - Light Olivine AB
        3mm - White Pearl
        4mm - Light Yellow Pearl
         11/0 Opaque Jade
        15/0 White Pearl Seed

2. Pearl X - Colors Used:
6mm rounds Pearl
4mm fire polished light amber/copper
3mm bicones opal
3mm & 4mm rounds various shades of purple
11 seed mid purple
15 seed light purple

3. Sue - Colors Used:
6mm silver fire polished beads
4mm fire polished round emerald green
4mm fire polished round copper AB
3mm bicones, deep turq AB
3mm silver round fire polished AB
size 15 silver seed beads
size 11 silver/gold varible seed beads

4. Jane:
     One in gold cream and browns and the other in purples and lilacs.

5. Sandi McCraw - Colors Used:
   3mm Copper Rounds
4mm Goldstone Rounds
6mm Goldstone Rounds
3mm Copper Bicones
4mm Matte Metallic Gold Fire Polish
15 Copper Seeds
11 Galvanized Gold Seeds