So much of our inspiration comes from our lovely Trollbeads collectors… take this bracelet, for example. A few days ago, one of our ladies remarked that she was mulling a purple and cream design. The idea took hold with me as well, and right away I started playing with purples, various creamy glass options, and different styles of layout.
I favoured the warmer range of purples, as they seemed to complement the creamy, tones better than their more blue cousins. These shades of purple are often accompanied by tiny touches of gold or flecks of yellow that make them suit the warmer ivory glass well. I always like to design using as many uniques as possible, but ivory uniques
For the layout of the bracelet I tried various arrangements, but settled on an ombre effect, fading from a very rich Amethyst at
Clockwise from clasp: “Freja Lock”, “Cream Armadillo”, “Faces”, “Unique”, “White Stripe”, “Unique”, “Porcupine” (Hedgehog!) “Unique”, “Unique”, “Amethyst”, “Purple Armadillo”, “Unique”, “Sweater”, “Unique”, “Dendritic Agate”, “Unique”, “Heart Print”, “White Paper Fold”.