Friday, May 16, 2014

Can't Get Over with Jade

One of the items listed in my to buy list in China is a jade bracelet. But because I've seen a lot of them in Nanjing and Shanghai, and can't identify which one is real or not, I ended up with none.

I can't get over yet the fact the I wasn't able to buy anything made of jade in China, where it is abundant, instead I made one for myself using jade stones of different shapes that I ordered from my supplier in Divisoria. She is a Chinese business woman and according to her that these green jades are authentic and came from China. It's up for me to believe her or not, but as far as I know the Swarovski crystals and gold-filled components that I got from her are authentic.

It's been months since I held  pliers, I thought I already forgot how to twist wires using them. Anyway, with the jade stones I got from Karen, here's what I came up with. A very easy to do and simple jade bracelet selecting only the flat square and flat hearts shapes.

While I made the first one for myself, the one below was made for my best friend Lorellie. I chose small piece of different shapes for her, I believe she prefers smaller stones.


Since Lorellie is now residing with her family in Calamba, Laguna, I'll be shipping this item for her if I can find time to drop by JRS if not, who knows I might visit the Metro and ask her to meet me there.

In the meantime, I used the two bracelets at the same time for picture purposes.

So what do you think about my latest creation?


  1. those are nice looking bracelets. Like you, it''s been months since I got hold of pliers to make DIY bracelets and earrings. Stress reliever talaga.

  2. This is cool, sis. Actually, your talent is like those in the big jewelry companies.

  3. Love it sis. It's simple but lovely. I like the color of jade, and gandang isuot :)

    Mommy Maye

  4. I always loved green. Those bracelets look really nice.

  5. Oh wow, super lovely! I've loved jade since I was a little girl when I discovered my mom's bracelet. Hindi ko lang alam saan na yun! Hehe

  6. Simple but very stylish, sis! These kinds of bracelets, I believe, never go out of style. :-)

  7. The bracelet is simply beautiful! I love the Jade color sarap sa mata and perfect for summer.:)


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