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Mesh Shake Bracelets

When Fire Mountain Gems sent me some mesh tube as a gift with my order, I thought they’d be quite stimmy as a shake bracelet full of small beads. Here’s our prototype mesh shake bracelet featuring Preciosa silver-lined ruby Czech glass seed beads and cherry red wooden bicones:

Silver-Lined Ruby Preciosa Czech glass, Cherry Red Wooden Bicones, Silver Mesh, and Silver Magnetic Clasp Shake Bracelet lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.
Silver-Lined Ruby Preciosa Czech glass, Cherry Red Wooden Bicones, Silver Mesh, and Silver Magnetic Clasp Shake Bracelet hanging from a black velveteen bracelet display resting on weathered 2×6 deck boards in front of a silver metal stock tank.

We keep picking this up to fidget with it. The bicones slide allowing the seed beads to be gathered together during wear or allowed free during stimming. The mesh has the qualities of finger cuffs: pulling on the mesh constricts the tube, pushing the mesh together expands the tube. This constriction and expansion allows controlling the cascade of the beads through the tube.

The magnetic clasp closes with a satisfyingly affirmative click and locks with a bayonet lug.

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Chewable Necklace: ChewsMe Pearlescent Blue Silicone Rounds, Dark Magkuno Wood Rounds, Light Blue Miyuki Glass Cubes, and Vintage Silver Chanel Ovals

The resident chewer is giving this test piece a workout. I like chocolate brown and light blue together. This long chewable necklaces features graduated dark chocolate brown Magkuno wood rounds alternating with light blue, silver-lined Miyuki glass cubes. Two pearlescent and two matte food-grade chewable silicone beads in light blue serve as the focal . Graduated vintage silver Chanel ovals repeat for every nine Magkuno beads.

ChewsMe Pearlescent Blue Silicone Rounds, Dark Magkuno Wood Rounds, Light Blue Miyuki Glass Cubes, and Vintage Silver Channel Ovals Chewable Necklace hanging from a textured hemp necklace display resting on weathered 2×6 deck boards in front of a silver metal stock tank.
ChewsMe Pearlescent Blue Silicone Rounds, Dark Magkuno Wood Rounds, Light Blue Miyuki Glass Cubes, and Vintage Silver Channel Ovals Chewable Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.
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Green Picasso Czech Glass Peridot Turbines, Copper Drums, and Hammered Copper Rounds Bracelet

Gorgeous peridot green large twisted turbine beads alternate with hammered copper rounds and copper drums. These Czech glass fire polished beads consist of two rounded end pieces made up of twisted transparent glass accentuated with a contrasting reddish-brown picasso finish. The middle section is a faceted peridot band. A copper toggle provides closure.

Green Picasso Czech Glass Beads Peridot Turbines, Copper Drums, and Hammered Copper Rounds Bracelet hangs hanging from a black velveteen bracelet display resting on weathered 2×6 deck boards in front of a silver metal stock tank.
Green Picasso Czech Glass Beads Peridot Turbines, Copper Drums, and Hammered Copper Rounds Bracelet lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.
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Blue Miyuki Glass Square Seed Beads, Aqua Green Picasso Czech Glass Faceted Rondelles, and Ashanti Ghana Lost Wax Technique Brass Rounds Necklace

3.5mm blue miyuki cubes with copper-lined holes space out 6mm x 8mm aqua green Picasso Czech glass faceted rondelles. A single Ashanti Ghana lost wax technique brass round serves as the focal, and a copper toggle clasp provides closure.

Blue Miyuki Glass Square Seed Beads, Aqua Green Picasso Czech Glass Beads, and Ashanti Ghana Lost Wax Technique Brass Rounds Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.
Blue Miyuki Glass Square Seed Beads, Aqua Green Picasso Czech Glass Beads, and Ashanti Ghana Lost Wax Technique Brass Rounds Necklace hanging from a black velveteen necklace display resting on weathered 2×6 deck boards in front of a silver metal stock tank.

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Ghana Krobo Recycled Glass, Patikan Wood, and Filigree Copper Necklace

6mm copper filigree rounds and 4mm Patikan wood rounds alternate with swirling dark blue, light blue, brown, and yellow 12mm Ghana Krobo recycled glass rondelles. A 14mm copper round flanked by two 14mm blue Ghana Krobo recycled glass rounds serve as focal. A copper toggle clasp provides closure. This is a long necklace at 43in/109.2cm.

Ghana Krobo Recycled Glass, Patikan Wood, and Filigree Copper Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.
Close up of the focal beads of Ghana Krobo Recycled Glass, Patikan Wood, and Filigree Copper Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.

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Raw Turquoise Rondelles, Aqua Blue Picasso Fire Polished Czech Glass Turbines, and Picasso Czech Glass Turquoise Tubes Necklace

Raw turquoise rondelles (12mmx3mm) contrast with smooth, fire polished Czech glass turbines (11mmx10mm) and tubes (5mmx5mm). A silver hook clasp provides closure.

Raw Turquoise Rondelles, Aqua Blue Picasso Fire Polished Czech Glass Turbines, and Picasso Czech Glass Turquoise Tubes Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.
Raw Turquoise Rondelles, Aqua Blue Picasso Fire Polished Czech Glass Turbines, and Picasso Czech Glass Turquoise Tubes Necklace lying on fallen leaves in the morning sun.
Raw Turquoise Rondelles, Aqua Blue Picasso Fire Polished Czech Glass Turbines, and Picasso Czech Glass Turquoise Tubes Necklace lying on a limestone rock in the morning sun.

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Cobalt Blue Faceted Czech Glass with Aurora Borealis finish, Magkuno Wood Rounds, Patterned Silver Rounds, and Karen Hill Tribe Toggle Clasp Necklace

Patterned Silver Rounds in graduated sizes alternate with 8mm cobalt blue faceted Czech glass (with aurora borealis finish), and dark 8mm Magkuno wood rounds. A silver Karen Hill Tribe toggle clasp provides closure.

Cobalt Blue Faceted Czech Glass with Aurora Borealis finish, Magkuno Wood Rounds, Patterned Silver Rounds, and Karen Hill Tribe Toggle Clasp Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.
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Ebony Wood Bicones, Blue Glass Miyuki Cubes, Ethiopian Brass Heishi, and Ashanti Ghana Lost Wax Technique Brass Rounds Necklace

Dark 23mmx11m ebony bicones and Ashanti Ghana lost wax technique brass rounds alternate with light blue 4mm glass Miyuki cubes and 6mmx1mm Ethiopian brass heishi. A copper toggle clasp provides closure.

Ebony Wood Bicones, Blue Glass Miyuki Cubes, Ethiopian Brass Heishi, and Ashanti Ghana Lost Wax Technique Brass Rounds Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.