Butchard Garden Squares Bracelet, 7.5 inches
The “Butchard Garden Beads” (named after a famous Botanical Garden in British Columbia) have been one of my favorite designs often a period of 15 years. There are beads that are crazy fun to make – but only so so to look at. These beads are both. Since they are squeezed after the underlying design is established, each bead has a factor of surprise- and the raised decoration follows what happened in the process of flattening the bead. Thus, no two beads are ever the same. This might be the prettiest bracelet you’ll have ever bought (at least from me). Strung with fun commercial spacers and my favorite “statement “ pewter toggle….