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« on: October 11, 2010 08:34:14 PM »

My BFF's little sister was complaining the other day that she had a hard time finding affordable jewelry that would cover her wrist tattoo for her new job.  I remembered a long time ago (in high school, gasp!) I had made myself one of these safety pin bracelets, but with more of a random bead assortment.  As her new job is kinda classy, I thought I'd go for a more put-together look.

Being me, I immediately went for the leftover glass pearls first.





And knowing her, I went for a more streamlined look with seed beads (this one took for-ev-er)





The bracelets are super easy to make; it's just a matter of picking your pin size and having the patience to sort out all the beads whose holes are too small to fit on the pin.  From there, threading them on elastic thread, tying a knot and sealing it with a lighter was really all it took.  I think that thanks to the elastic they'll cling to her wrist enough that her tattoo won't accidentally escape.  Victory!
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Daymoth
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2010 09:08:34 PM »

I'm in love with them both!! Now I'm majorly regretting getting rid of my beads...  Embarrassed
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« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2010 09:15:59 PM »

They are both great! The first one is  my fav. though. Wisted!
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Menou
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2010 06:50:44 AM »

I like it !! very classy ...
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