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« on: January 27, 2014 03:18:56 PM »

This bracelet has been in the works for ages.  It was inspired by the lovely pinkleo, who gave me the option in a list of possible bracelet ideas during one of our many previous IYP/12 Days of Christmas/Personal/Holiday Swaps.  I've been trying to find time to work on it since then, but always seemed to have such a rough time finding a charm of Shakespeare himself that was under $20. Tongue

I finally found a suitable charm for the Bard, and everything else just seemed to fall into place after that. 



The charms include...
Cauldron - Macbeth: Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble."
Entwined Hearts - Romeo & Juliet: "For never was a story of more woe
Than this of Juliet and her Romeo."
Skull - Hamlet: Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest
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Bear - The Winter's Tale: Exit, pursued by a bear.
Fairy - A Midsummer Night's Dream: "The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve; Lovers, to bed; 'tis almost fairy time."



Horse - Richard III: A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!
Bust of Shakespeare
Pie - Titus Andronicus



Cloud & Lightning Bolt - The Tempest: "On a ship at sea: a tempestuous noise of thunder and lightning heard"
Snake - Antony & Cleopatra: "Give me my robe. Put on my crown. I have Immortal longings in me."
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Dagger - Julius Caesar: "Et tu, Brute!"
Stein - Henry IV, Part 1: "The better part of valour is discretion" - Falstaff
Crown - King Lear: "Thou hadst little wit in thy bald crown when thou gavest thy golden one away."
Music Note - Twelfth Night: If music be the food of love, play on; give me excess of it.



The beads are a mix of freshwater pearls, river shell, Czech glass, and ceramic beads in shades of black ink, worn parchment and dramatic blood red.

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« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2014 10:35:45 PM »

I cannot express how much I absolutely LOVE this bracelet!!!  Thank you so much jennie for this wondrous gift; I shall treasure it always Kiss
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2014 09:49:34 AM »

This is so awesome!  The colours you used are great and I love all the quotes for the different charms you found Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2014 09:54:32 AM »

It always fascinates me how much thought you put into choosing all your charms. Beautiful!
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« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2014 10:12:43 AM »

I totally agree with the others! Especially all the charms that represent a quote makes this very special!

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« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2014 10:25:18 AM »

Your bracelets are one of a kind...so custom and so beautiful!!
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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2014 12:33:59 PM »

Your awesome bracelet has been recognized here:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=427870.msg5159875#msg5159875
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« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2014 01:04:14 PM »

Awesome! Thanks HSG!
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« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2014 05:43:41 PM »

This is brilliant! One of the best themed jewelry pieces I have seen.
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« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2014 09:36:28 PM »

Oh my word! I love this so much!!
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