Macramé Bracelets

I’ve really been enjoying learning how to make macramé items, and I’ve now moved on to making macramé bracelets. I’ve got plenty of other ideas of things I’d like to try, but I’d thought I would post what I’ve created so far. I’ve made a number of items, both in a single cord colour and also in two cord colours. I have found it gives the bracelet a completely different look and feel when you add more than one cord colour.

First up, are the spiral bracelets that are created by using half a square knot, which creates the spiral effect. In this case I made the spiral go in the same direction throughout the entire bracelet, although it is possible to create sections spiralling in one direction and then the other.

Black & White Macrame Spiral Bracelet

Black & White Macrame Spiral Bracelet

Blue Macrame Spiral Bracelet

Blue Macrame Spiral Bracelet

Next up, are the bracelets where I used the square knot in an alternating manner to create this pretty dainty pattern. The green and pink bracelets were a custom order.

Lilac & Purple Macrame Alternating Square Knot Bracelet

Lilac & Purple Macrame Alternating Square Knot Bracelet

Pink Macrame Alternating Square Knot Bracelet

Pink Macrame Alternating Square Knot Bracelet

Green Macrame Alternating Square Knot Bracelet

Green Macrame Alternating Square Knot Bracelet

Black Macrame Alternating Square Knot Bracelet

Black Macrame Alternating Square Knot Bracelet

Lastly, I’ve created a number of items using the square knot, either by itself or with other components like rings and beads to create different looks.

Red & Black Macrame Square Knot Friendship Bracelet

Red & Black Macrame Square Knot Friendship Bracelet

Purple & Pink Macrame Square Knot Friendship Bracelet

Purple & Pink Macrame Square Knot Friendship Bracelet

Navy Blue & White Macrame Bracelet with Oval Silver Plated Ring

Navy Blue & White Macrame Bracelet with Oval Silver Plated Ring

Grey Macrame Bracelet with Oval Silver Plated Ring

Grey Macrame Bracelet with Oval Silver Plated Ring

Red Macrame Bracelet with Black Acrylic Pearl Beads

Red Macrame Bracelet with Black Acrylic Pearl Beads

Black Macrame Bracelet with Purple Acrylic Pearl Beads

Black Macrame Bracelet with Purple Acrylic Pearl Beads


I have other ideas I’d like to try, one of which is to create a more personalised macrame bracelet utilising letter beads. Plus, I’d also like to try out different macrame knots to create some more intricate patterns, particularly making use of several colours at once as I really like the look that can be created, as I find it really emphasises the patterns created by the knots.

Purple Wyvern Jewels On The High Street!

As of last Saturday, Purple Wyvern Jewels can be found on the high street. A selection of my jewellery and bookmark items can be found in the Community Pop Up Shop located in the High Chelmer Shopping Centre in Chelmsford, UK.

The Community Pop Up Shop, makes use of an empty retail shop whilst raising money for charity and giving local artists and crafts people an opportunity to show off their items to a wider audience. The Community Pop Up Shop was originally open back in March, and had expected to be only open for two weeks due to lease reasons, but ended up running for eight weeks, before having to close. It’s now back again in a slightly different location within the High Chelmer Shopping Centre and this time I’ve taken the opportunity to showcase some of my creations there. (I don’t have any photos of the shop to share, as I forgot to take my camera with me, so will hopefully add a picture or two when I next pop by the shop.)

Included amongst my jewellery items, are some children’s bracelets that aren’t currently available elsewhere. My little boy, has been asking for some time now for me to make some jewellery for him, which I finally got around to a little while ago. The elastic bracelet I made for him, is made from plastic beads in white, with teal and a splash of orange and yellow being in sparkly glittery colours. Here’s my little boy even being a willing model for me:

Elastic Triple Strand Bracelet
Elastic Triple Strand Bracelet

Monday Update – Event & New Items

I’ve got another event lined up for me to attend. It’s the Bastille Day Fair taking place at Hockley & Hawkwell Methodist Church in Hockley, Essex (SS5 4QY) on Saturday 14th July from 10am – 1pm.

I’m hoping that it will be a good day for all concerned, with some nice sunny weather – we can wish given how changeable the weather has been here recently. I’ll be taking along my new silver plated jewellery and bookmark items to sell at an event for the first time. Plus, I’ve developed a new item which I will also be taking to the event, and that you get to have a sneak peek at (see below).

Hair Clips!

These trefoil flower shapes come in a variety of colours ~ pink, blue, red, purple, gold/silver combination and orange are shown in the photos below. The gold/silver combination has 2 petals in gold with 1 in silver. (It’s also possible to have black, bronze or green petals which are not shown in the photos below).

Trefoil (3 Petal) Flower Snappy Hair Clip
Trefoil (3 Petal) Flower Snappy Hair Clip

These hair clips use a typical snappy/bendie/sleepies (depending upon what you like to call them) as the basis of the hair clip. Then I’ve utilised Chain Maille items, scale maille for the petals and chain maille rings to connect it all together. For those that don’t know, Chain Maille is the process of linking rings in patterns and was originally used as armour, but now-a-days is also used as a jewellery making technique.

These hair clips aren’t currently listed up on Etsy, but if they prove to be popular, then they’ll be added there too.

Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelets

Plus, last but not least, as I mentioned in last monday’s update, I’ve been adding magnetic wrap bracelets to my Etsy shop last week.

Lilac Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelet with Light Amethyst & Amethyst Swarovski Crystals ~ February Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Lilac Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelet with Light Amethyst & Amethyst Swarovski Crystals ~ February Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Aqua Blue Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelet with Aquamarine Swarovski Crystals ~ March Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Aqua Blue Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelet with Aquamarine Swarovski Crystals ~ March Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Yellow Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelet with Golden Shadow Swarovski Crystals (Silver Plated)

Yellow Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelet with Golden Shadow Swarovski Crystals (Silver Plated)

Cobalt Blue Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelet with Light Sapphire Swarovski Crystals ~ September Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Cobalt Blue Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelet with Light Sapphire Swarovski Crystals ~ September Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Salmon Pink Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelet with Light Rose & Padparadscha Swarovski Crystals (Silver Plated)

Salmon Pink Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelet with Light Rose & Padparadscha Swarovski Crystals (Silver Plated)

Green Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelet with Peridot Swarovski Crystals ~ August Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Green Magnetic Hematite Wrap Bracelet with Peridot Swarovski Crystals ~ August Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Monday Update – Flower Pendants & Magnetic Hematite Bracelets

As I stated in this post last month, I am adding a range of silver plated jewellery to my shop. The first items are crystal glass beads that I’ve wire wrapped to create flower shapes and added to a chain to create these lovely unique flower pendants.

Purple Crystal Flower Pendant (Silver Plated)

Purple Crystal Flower Pendant (Silver Plated)

Green Crystal Flower Pendant (Silver Plated)

Green Crystal Flower Pendant (Silver Plated)

Pink Crystal Flower Pendant (Silver Plated)

Pink Crystal Flower Pendant (Silver Plated)

Black Crystal Flower Pendant (Silver Plated)

Black Crystal Flower Pendant (Silver Plated)

Next up in my range of silver plated jewellery, are these lovely fun magnetic hematite stones. They come in a range of colours that I’ve combined with Swarovski crystals to create these fun summery bracelets. Plus I have these bracelets in a wrap bracelet style that I will adding to my Etsy shop this coming week.

Lilac Magnetic Hematite Bracelet with Light Amethyst & Amethyst Swarovski Crystals ~ February Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Lilac Magnetic Hematite Bracelet with Light Amethyst & Amethyst Swarovski Crystals ~ February Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Aqua Blue Magnetic Hematite Bracelet with Aquamarine Swarovski Crystals ~ March Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Aqua Blue Magnetic Hematite Bracelet with Aquamarine Swarovski Crystals ~ March Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Yellow Magnetic Hematite Bracelet with Golden Shadow Swarovski Crystals (Silver Plated)

Yellow Magnetic Hematite Bracelet with Golden Shadow Swarovski Crystals (Silver Plated)

Cobalt Blue Magnetic Hematite Bracelet with Light Sapphire Swarovski Crystals ~ September Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Cobalt Blue Magnetic Hematite Bracelet with Light Sapphire Swarovski Crystals ~ September Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Salmon Pink Magnetic Hematite Bracelet with Light Rose & Padparadscha Swarovski Crystals (Silver Plated)

Salmon Pink Magnetic Hematite Bracelet with Light Rose & Padparadscha Swarovski Crystals (Silver Plated)

Green Magnetic Hematite Bracelet with Peridot Swarovski Crystals ~ August Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Green Magnetic Hematite Bracelet with Peridot Swarovski Crystals ~ August Birthstone (Silver Plated)

Tuesday Treasury – Summer White

Rain, sun, rain, sun, rain, sun… It’s been a typical British summer, so I’ve created a couple of treasuries that are perfect summer colours.

‘The Soft Touch Of Summer’ by purplewyvernjewels
The Soft Touch Of Summer
‘White Elegance’ by purplewyvernjewels
White Elegance

Treasury Feature

My Blue Quartz Point Sterling Silver Pendant was featured in this lovely treasury shortly after I listed it on Etsy for sale.

‘The Creative Life 004’ by Tracy Roul from CastAwayCollection
The Creative Life 004
My Black Crystal Bridal Sterling Silver Necklace was featured in this lovely treasury.

‘Lovely Lace’ by oenopia from oenopia
Lovely Lace

Monday Update – New Quartz Items & Personalised Bookmarks

I’ve got some more new items listed in my Etsy shop this week. You finally get to look at the creations I made from the quartz dagger or point gemstones I mentioned back in April.

Blue Quartz Point Sterling Silver Pendant

Blue Quartz Point Sterling Silver Pendant

Blue Quartz Point Sterling Silver Earrings

Blue Quartz Point Sterling Silver Earrings

Blue Quartz Point Sterling Silver Cascade Necklace

Blue Quartz Point Sterling Silver Cascade Necklace

Grey Quartz Point Sterling Silver Cascade Necklace

Grey Quartz Point Sterling Silver Cascade Necklace

Grey Quartz Point Sterling Silver Pendant

Grey Quartz Point Sterling Silver Pendant

Grey Quartz Point Sterling Silver Earrings

Grey Quartz Point Sterling Silver Earrings


Personalised Bookmarks

As I mentioned last Monday in Monday Update – New Items & Product Ideas, I’m introducing a new line in my store of beaded personalised bookmarks for just £5 plus postage.

Name Bookmarks

MUMMY in yellow letters & yellow flower on an engraved bookmark

“MUMMY” in yellow letters & yellow flower on an engraved bookmark

MUMMY in yellow letters & yellow flower on an engraved bookmark

“MUMMY” in yellow letters & yellow flower on an engraved bookmark

NAN in black letters & orange flowers on a wavy bookmark

“NAN” in black letters & orange flowers on a wavy bookmark

NAN in black letters & orange flowers on a wavy bookmark

“NAN” in black letters & orange flowers on a wavy bookmark

Bookmark style options

Bookmark Style Options

Colour options

Colour Options

With this personalised name bookmark, you can customise a bookmark to your liking. It’s a perfect gift with the personal touch. You choose your word/name/initials, letter colour, flower colour and bookmark style (engraved, wavy or straight – shown in the bookmark style options photo).

Flower Bookmarks

Pink & Green Flowers Bookmark

Pink & Green Flowers Bookmark

Pink & Green Flowers Bookmark

Pink & Green Flowers Bookmark

Multi-Colour Flowers Bookmark

Multi-Colour Flowers Bookmark

Multi-Colour Flowers Bookmark

Multi-Colour Flowers Bookmark

Colour Options

Colour Options


With this beaded flower bookmark you can customise this pretty flowery bookmark to your liking, it’s a perfect as a gift. You choose your flower colour(s) (up to a maximum of six colours can be chosen).

Tuesday Treasury – Wedding Season

June is traditionally part of the wedding season. So this week, I decided to make some treasuries with a wedding theme. Not the typical white wedding, but the more colourful kind.

‘Gothic Wedding’ by purplewyvernjewels
Gothic Wedding
‘Lilac Wedding’ by purplewyvernjewels
Lilac Wedding

Treasury Feature

My Black Crystal Bridal Sterling Silver Necklace was featured in this lovely treasury.

‘This Night’ by oenopia from oenopia
This Night