InstructionsThe bracelet is made from seed beads in the peyote stitch. The ornament is a part of Latvian Lievardes Belt. The inside is covered with leather to give the bracelet more body.
Type of item: Accessory
Seed beads. leather
What was your inspiration?
Latvian ornaments - which is used in Latvian folk costume elements, belonging to a geometric ornament groups. One of the most popular and well-known folk costume element, where is used ornaments, are belt of Lielvarde.
The belt of Lielvarde (Lielvardes josta) is a woven ornamental belt with 22 ancient symbols that has become a symbol of latvian national identity. According to some experts, the pattern of the belt contains the code of the universe.
You can read more about it on my blog http://gunadesign-jewelry.blogspot.com
What are you most proud of?
It took hours and hours, but I managed
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Be very pacient