Monday, August 16, 2010

A Gilded Bracelet

The last day of the Gilded Nest event,
Shea taught us how to wire wrap.


This was something I had been wanting to learn how to do for quite awhile.
The best part,
I learned much more than just wire wrapping in this class.

I'll admit, I definitely need a lot more practice if I ever want to make jewelry that is actually wearable in public.
But I'm okay with that,
because it's really a fun to do!

12 comments:

Diane said...

Alisa, this is lovely! I can't see any "flaws" that would keep you from wearing it in public at all.

The book under it is lovely.

And thank you for the comments about the embroidery on the cheesecloth. Your embroiderer's eye caught that!
;-) It was fun! Just lazy daisy stitches and back stitches for the stems.

Hugs!
Diane
PS: Funny...the word verification is "backst" - short for back stitch! ;-)

knitterbeader said...

Alisa the bracelet is beautiful and I'm sure you're just being modest. I would wear it in public. I've fiddled around with wire wrapping, and it's not my favorite thing about jewelry-making - mostly because I'm not very good at it!

Elizabeth said...

nICELY doNE!!! a LITTLE BIT OF PRACTRICE AND YOU WILL BE WRAPPING AND CREATING LIKE A PRO!!

Pat @ My Tattered Elegance said...

That bracelet looks great to me. I think I would wear it with pride.
Hugs, Pat

MosaicMagpie said...

I absolutly love that bird in the photo. Tell me it is new and where I can find one. I know the post was about your wire wrapping, but that BIRD!!!! The wire wrapping will come to you the more you do. Each time you make something it will get better and better. It is a great skill to have because you can use it for a lot of things not just jewelry making. The bracelet is beautiful, I love those beads, that match the BIRD! I will have to go now for I am obsessing about that BIRD!
Debbie

Margaret said...

Beautiful little bracelet Alisa! I wouldn't have any worries about wearing it in public! just fab! Mx

Scented Sweetpeas said...

That is a lovely bracelet and so is your cute little turqoise birdie!

Dorthe said...

Oh dear, love your bracelet, and wouldn`t mind wearing it at all!!it looks so beautifull.
XO Dorthe

Robin Thomas said...

Love the monogram, the picture, your bluebird of happiness and you!

FILIGREE MOON said...

Alisa, this bracelet you created is perfect! You silly goose, you should be tickled pink and wear it! ~ Angela

Katsui Jewelry said...

Alisa, That is a gorgeous bracelet. Your photograph is stunning. I am amazed that you are wrapping that well after one try. I will wear it in public if you send it to me!!!
Suz

Nina said...

Oh! It's beautiful!!