Jan 9, 2012

DIY: Burberry Inspired Ankle Bracelet

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I saw this pair of espadrille the other day and fell in adoration with the concept from Burberry. As I design jewelry, I decided to make something that is slightly more versatile than this stylish wedge. Wouldn't it be cute in the summer with a pair of snazzy shorts with fitted tee. Sigh.....
 I used turquoise color stones and Swarovski pearls. These are readily available in any craft stores.
Instead of 5 strands, I made 3 strands, thinking I can double up or keep it simple depending on the outfit. String beads and attach to a jump ring to finish. Open jump ring and attach to a gold color chain. Length will depending on your own ankle circumference and how you like the fit.
Single 3 strand is more simple.
Doubled up with two 3-strand ankle bracelet. It is more substantial and dramatic but slightly heavier as well.
I added to my brown espadrilles.
Double bracelets is really more dramatic. Which look do you like more, the single 3 strand or the double look?
When not accessorizing wedges and heels, these work perfectly as an arm candy by itself or doubled.

14 comments:

  1. Brilliant ideas and you adapt it well with your 3-string ankle candies!!!

    happy new year, btw.


    xo Rachel

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  2. Amazing DIY, darling ~ love it!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  3. Gorgeous. Looks like something I can accomplish...I think?

    http://www.thegirlieblog.com

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  4. that's such a great idea!! I can't wait for spring so i can start wearing open toe shoes again haha

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  5. Fun DIY idea! The ankle bracelets seem to look great with any pair of tan or brown sandals.

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  6. I am lucky to be able to wear this even during winter. : )

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  7. This is brilliant! I just popped into Burberry yesterday and was admiring all the gorgeous beading etc. Love this, I'm going to tweet it right now!

    xo Mary Jo

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  8. This is awesome. I'm definitely going to try this !

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  9. I'm loving the 5-strand! And such a fun DIY but...would you considering selling them? ;)

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  10. Hi Samantha, I didn't think to sell these but if you really like them I am sure we can work something out. : )

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    1. Most certainly I would love to have a pair, especially since I'm headed to South Beach soon...:) Email me with the details!

      Thanks, and Happy New Year!

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    2. Hi Samantha,
      I don't have your email. You can write me at savvymode@gmail.com Did you want the 3 strands?

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  11. What a cool idea... You are so crafty!! And they turned out so cute!

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