Gold Bracelet with Blue Indonesian Glass



Gold Bracelet with Blue Indonesian Glass -  This bracelet is made with incredibly deep blue recycled glass tabular (or lentil shape) beads from Indonesia. I paired these blue beads with a sweet artisan bead from Tibet, made with inlay of turquoise and lapis lazuli.  The remainder of the design includes tiny  Gold Filled beads, wavy brass disc spacer beads, and three tiny bone beads. The bracelet fastens with a hammered Gold Filled toggle clasp and extender chain. Such a pretty bracelet!! Please zoom in on the images to see the details of the beads!

The bracelet measures approximately 8" in length and fits wrist sizes up to 7" in diameter.  These are a nice size bead (not bulky - they lie flat on the wrist).  My wrist measures 6" in diameter and this bracelet fits beautifully!

Metals used in this bracelet include Gold Filled Toggle Clasp, Chain, and tiny round Beads; and, Brass Wavy Spacer Beads. The metal used in the inlay bead from Tibet is brass.

Jewelry is made using traditional metalworking techniques, including soldering, filing, sanding, texturing, polishing, and tumbling in my home studio. Jewelry comes wrapped in a cotton-lined gift box and ships quickly. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Gold Filled vs. Gold Plated:  Not the same!  The amount of gold used in gold plated (GP) jewelry is less than .05%.  The gold is electro-plated to the base metal alloy (usually jeweler's brass). One tiny scratch on plated metal can expose the base metal.  The amount of gold used in Gold Filled (GF) jewelry is 100% more than Gold Plated - 5%.  The base metal alloy is literally sandwiched between two layers of gold. As long as one takes care of their GF jewelry, it can last a lifetime. To clean, without scratching it, use an untreated cloth or mild soapy water. Do not scrub the piece.

*****************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************NOTE: 100% of the proceeds from the sale of this jewelry will be donated to Miracle Horse Rescue, a 501(c)3 Non Profit Organization. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for supporting handmade!