This Glass Mixed Berry Bracelet can feature up to twelve of my glass berry beads in any combination you desire. The one pictured above features ripe and unripe blueberries and a red raspberry bead. The berry beads are accented by clear glass water drops and green Czech pressed glass leaves.
Each one of my glass berry beads is created individually by melting glass rods in the flame of a torch. The bead surfaces are shiny or matte, opaque or translucent, solid-colored or shaded all to resemble the real fruits. Where the beads are made on copper wire stems, the glass has been melted onto the wire so it cannot be pulled free. Shading of the colors is accomplished by mixing glass colors together, by selective heating and cooling of the glass, or by melting enamel (powdered glass) onto the surfaces. Because no paint has been used to make them the colors will never rub, flake or chip off.
You are welcomed to design your own version of this bracelet. For example, you may prefer a cool-colors version that includes blackberries, boysenberries and blueberries and raspberries. Or perhaps a warm-colored version featuring cherries, strawberries and gooseberries. Simply email me your preferences so we can get started.
The bracelet is created on a sterling silver figure-eight chain with lobster clasp. The length can be adjusted between 7.5 and 9 inches by clipping the lobster clasp into the link of your choice. I can also make the bracelet in a different length, a different clasp style or with gold-filled findings if you prefer - just specify your requirements when you order.
You can see other Fruit Salad jewelry by viewing the necklaces and earrings pages of this site. Fruit Salad jewelry can also be custom made with high-karat gold or platinum findings and accented with gemstone beads. Some examples can be viewed on the Custom Jewelry Page.