Satin Doll Café

Satin Doll Café

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My name is Gaetana Parris fashion designer, business owner and blogger. I have a passion for all things fashion and design related. I started my blog back in 2007 and over time is have evolved to not only about fashion, trends, design but the love for my business, reading and planning. So sit back and enjoy.

A Quick Fix: Auntie Bracelet

Custom Jewelry ProjectsPosted by Gaetana Sunday, November 22 2015 04:04PM
From time to time, I get random pieces of broken jewelry or just plain beads from family members. It's pieces that they may have gotten while traveling or something they pick up in a store. With me making and selling jewelry they find their way to me so I can fix it for them. Saves them money and the piece gets to live another day. That happen a couple of weeks ago. My aunt and uncle stopped by for a visit and my aunt finally brought with her the bracelet she has been telling me about that needed to be fixed.I would have had a picture of what she bought me but I left her for a minute or two and told her to hold it and came back to a handful of beads. lol and mind you I told her don't do anything just hold it. But anyway, beads were originally strung on with black jewelry cord. Since she's going to moving around a bit and won't be taking it off I opted for durable stretch cord.

So I busted out my pliers and got to work.
I first strung up the beads and put the biggest big in the middle as per the original design.

I then knotted it to secure the beads. Just in case if it breaks at the beginning again the rest won't come apart.
I then add the oblong bead and knotted the stretch cord several times and cut the excess stretch cord.

Wallah, all done. A quick fix. Back to my auntie it goes.
FYI, we're accepting holiday custom orders until November 27th. After that date we will not be accepting anymore holiday orders. Regular custom orders will be accepted as normal. Feel free to send us a email at , subject ling "Holiday Custom Order" or simply send us a message in our Etsy Shop.

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