DIY Gold Tube Bracelets

I have very vivid memories of walking into a bead store for the first time, almost 15 years ago, and being overwhelmed by the million and ten ideas that filled my mind. I was immediately hooked on the concept of transforming simple and unexpected elements into something beautiful and wearable. That moment was the catalyst for my eventual path into jewelry design and craft – my higher calling, if you will. Today’s tutorial takes me back to my first foray into jewelry making, where I’ll show you how to make two delightful bracelets using the same basic component. Get inspired and have fun!

For single, adjustable gold tube bracelets, you’ll need:

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Blame Fall 2012

After working with Marc Jacobs, Hugo Boss, Michael Michalsky and Preen over a period of 5 years, Berlin based designer duo Sarah Büren and Sonja Hodzode have made their own mark under the label Blame. The details in their wonderfully feminine fall collection, such as laser cut leather collars, crystal embellished knit sweaters and unexpected color combinations, are spot on!

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Sand Castle

How flippin’ dreamy is antiques dealer and designer Richard Shapiro‘s Mediterranean villa? Sitting high above Broad Beach in Malibu, antiqued sandstone walls and floors contrast perfectly against immense steel windows, open spaces, and an impressive black volcanic stone kitchen. And can we discuss how spectacular the smooth steel stairway balustrade is?!

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