Chunky Bracelet

  • $92.00
Measurements: 7 inches long Handmade by Julie Bonnie Each lampwork bead in this bracelet was handmade by Julie Bonnie. She make beads from glass rods that come from Italy, Germany, China, and the U.S. Sitting at a torch that�s about 3,000 degrees she melts, shapes, and decorates the glass, and then anneals the beads in a kiln overnight to make them strong and stable. Julie uses her beads to construct jewelry and to create beaded handles for objects such as jam spoons, cheese knives, and coffee scoops. She especially enjoys this aspect of her work because she likes creating pieces that are functional. In her jewelry sheI incorporate sterling silver chain and findings and sometimes semi-precious stones such as citrine, turquoise, lapis, and pyrite.