Product Feature - Leather & Patina

by Jess Lincoln July 16, 2020

These beautiful Leather Cord USA quality leather cord and braided cotton are on sale for 20% off!  

Inspired by these projects? Be sure to shop our leather cord!

Our design team has created this beautiful jewelry collection inspired by these fun natural + metallic round leather cord and vegan braided cotton cords. Leather paired with our natural brass has always been a favorite combination of ours. Add a little Patina to leather to alter the color or add a design. Simply fray the edges of braided cotton cord for a fringe effect. The possibilities are endless... 

Learn how easy it is to use our natural brass 8mm & 9mm Crimp Ends on 1.5mm leather cord + 2mm "vegan leather" braided cotton cord!  


    Discover our beautiful DIY Jewelry Kits...

     

    Rose Jay Necklace - Wendy Mullane

    Turn brown braided cotton cord into a beautiful and colorful textured frame for our natural brass Rose Jay pendant. Simply apply a combination of our verdigris, moss + jade patinas to cord allowing some of the brown color to peek through for dimension. Use crimp ends to finish cord and attach to jump ring. Bring pieces together with jump rings around areas of the pendant and braided cord forming your framed piece. Finish necklace with grey leather cord for a simple, yet stunning design.

     

    Butterfly Dance Bracelet - Jess Lincoln

    Create a fun pattern on saddle tan + grey natural leather cords using a variety of patina colors in our Weathered Copper Patina Kit. String on tiny jump ring spacers to add movement to your design. Simply attach butterfly charms, crimp ends and clasp to complete your bracelet.

     

     Dragonfly Pond Necklace- Wendy Mullane

     A beautiful combination of metallic leather cord strands twisted together to create this multi-colored necklace strand. Simply pair two colors of leather cord together and use crimp ends to secure on each side. Repeat and pair remaining two colors of cord together and crimp ends. Use your pliers to alter shape of jump rings to create decorative metal crimps around all four strands of leather to hold them together. Suspend our lovely Dragonfly Reed pendant to necklace for a quick and easy design.

     

    Fluttering Dragonflies- Mackie Miller

    Simply layer Dragonfly over Rosette Filigree and bend right wing with hole to fit through opening of filigree and crimp with chain nose pliers on back side to secure. Use round nose pliers to form a loop on other dragonfly + add hole to opposite wing to create a fun bail style connector. Pair metallic pink + natural grey leather cords together in a crimp end to make short sections near your pendant. Finish necklace design with brown braided cotton cord for added texture.

     

    Woven Wings Necklace- Wendy Mullane

    Simply layer Dragonfly over Rosette Filigree and bend right wing with hole to fit through opening of filigree and crimp with chain nose pliers on back side to secure. Use round nose pliers to form a loop on other dragonfly + add hole to opposite wing to create a fun bail style connector. Pair metallic pink + natural grey leather cords together in a crimp end to make short sections near your pendant. Finish necklace design with brown braided cotton cord for added texture.

     

    Braided Fringe Necklace- Wendy Mullane

    Create a fun fringe pendant by simply using your fingers to fray the ends of multiple sections of brown braided cotton cord. Brush on our verdigris patina to give the fringe added dimension and color. Crimp ends of cord and from a wrapped loop to crimp end and string on Flourish Petal Bead Cap for a finished look. For a beautiful layered effect, blend a combination of our verdigris, moss + jade patinas to Rosette Filigree. Glue and stack patina filigree over center of Maltese Filigree. Suspend fringe pendant to layered metals. Finish necklace with a strand of brown braided cotton cord. 

     

    Bohemian 2 Pair Earrings- Jess Lincoln

    Leather + Patina give these earring designs a fun pop of color! 
    Add jade patina to center of nest charms and remove from raised areas. From a loop with teal braided cotton cord to fit through large jump ring and use crimp ends to finish cord ends and attach to charms. 

    Simply unravel ends of camo braided cotton cord to create a frayed fringe look. Brush on a bit of verdigris patina to the ends. Finish opposite side of cord with crimp end and attach to filigree bead link and suspend large jump ring at top of cord for added interest. 


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