It’s a cool, and foggy day here on the West Coast… quiet, beautiful and eerie. I do love days like this, where we feel like the mountains are wearing the clouds like a blanket, and the sky and the ocean blend seamlessly in the distance. The clouds muffle the noises a little, but I can still hear the fog horns down on the harbour. With the rest of the continent still
recovering from recent ice and snow storms, this calm and benign kind of winter is something for which I am deeply grateful. Clouds or no clouds, I know that the first Spring flowers are only a matter of days away.
However. Every now and again a girl – even a devout West Coastie like me – needs a little light.
Today I’ll wear my sunshine on my wrist, as a personal and portable antidote to the dark days of winter. It’s a budget busting way to enjoy a little tropical sunshine – think of all the bead money you’ll save by not jetting off to a tropical getaway! Even better, the beads are forever, and will be patiently wait for you, nestled in your jewel box,
To create today’s warm and vibrant composition we combined golden yellows of various types with brilliant blue and a touch of clean white. The blues range from a “Light Blue Gold”, to
a very intense “Light Turquoise Prism”, with a classic core unique and “Turquoise Ribbon” to fill in the range of tones. It doesn’t take much of such a distinct colour to create a strong palette for this bracelet design. In fact, one could remove all blues from this bracelet – there are only four – and replace them with pinks, greens or lavenders to create an equally lovely design. The golden yellow and white elements are a neutral base on which one could create endless variations.
Clockwise from clasp: “Plain Lock”, “White Pearl”, “Unique Amber”, “Light Turquoise Prism”, “Endless”, “Classic Core Unique”, “Blizzard”, “Unique Cross Shaped Amber”, “Trefoil Knot”, “Light Blue Gold”, “Unique Oversized & Faceted Amber” (It’s a whopper!), “Classic Core Unique”, “Three Siblings”, “Unique Amber”, “Crown Chakra”, “Unique Amber”, “Three in One”, “Turquoise Ribbon”, “Classic Core Unique”, “White Pearl”.