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Celtic Knot Leather Bracelet – choose your wrist size – unisex bracelet – black embossed licorice leather – magnetic clasp

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Celtic Knot Leather Bracelet

Celtic Knot Leather Bracelet Celtic Knot Leather Bracelet Celtic Knot Leather Bracelet

New Bracelet Style at StravaMax!!!

Click Here To Purchase >>> 40.00 USD

Available in 3 sizes – 7″, 7.5″, 8″

Sizing your wrist:

Our bracelet size is based on the inside circumference of the bracelet. To measure your wrist wrap a cord around your wrist and measure it against a ruler.

This bracelet is made from leather that is fairly stiff because of its thickness – our smallest wrist size is 7 inches. The bracelet should fit loose on your wrist but not enough to go fall over your hand. If you need a size other than those shown let us know.


Celtic Knot Leather Bracelet features an embossed leather cord with a large celtic knot charm and magnetic clasp. There are two “X” sliders on either side of the charm to enhance the look of the bracelet. The leather used is an 10 x 6mm leather cord with an embossed patterning. The magnetic clasp is a zinc alloy with an bright rhodium finish. This is a unisex bracelet with a simple yet elegant design a great gift for yourself or someone special.

Note: This bracelet has a magnetic clasp and should not be worn with pacemakers!!!

Customize Your Bracelet:

If you want to request a customized bracelet let us know first before purchasing – we will set up a special custom page for you with updated information and pics. Price may vary depending on changes and your order will a few days extra to ship.

The charm used for this bracelet is a TierraCast Open Knot Pendant. TierraCast products are made in the USA and are made from lead free pewter. We buy direct from TierraCast, so we have a decent selection on hand of the various charms they make. Check out our TierraCast Charms page to see the selection available. Unfortunately we only have the “X” sliders in silver so choosing charms that have a silver option would work best.

Send us an convo with your requests / selections and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Let us create a special bracelet just for you.


StravaMaxMINICheck out our webstore , or look for us on StravaMax on Etsy . We appreciate all our customers – large or small – jewelry makers or those looking for unique handmade jewelry.

If you have any questions regarding any of our products, feel free to contact us at any time at stravamax@yahoo.com .

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Charms In Harmony Chainmail Bracelet – for 6-1/2 to 7 Inch wrist – features 12 charms with om, yin yang, heart, tree, lotus, earth symbols

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Charms In Harmony Chainmail Bracelet

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Charms In Harmony Chainmail Bracelet


This bracelet is one of the jewelry pieces featured in our upcoming book, Chain Mail PLUS, to be released by Kalmbach Publishing in December 2017.


Click Here To Purchase >>> 112.00 USD /ea.

This bracelet fits most comfortably on a 6.5 to 7″ wrist.

Need a different wrist size? Convo us to have one made just for you.

Sizing your wrist:

Our bracelet size is based on the inside circumference of the bracelet. To measure your wrist wrap a cord around your wrist and measure it against a ruler.

Bracelet Weight: 1.41 ounces (40 grams)


Charms In Harmony Bracelet is a gold and silver chainmail bracelet with a decorative pewter clasp. The theme of this charm bracelet is harmony. The plated brass chainmail and pewter charms give this bracelet considerable weight and substance. The gold and silver of the charms and the Byzantine segments are placed to balance and complement each other. The charms selected for this bracelet symbolize harmony within ourselves, with each other, and with the earth.

All the components used to make this bracelet are manufactured by TierraCast – a USA based company that specializes in quality pewter cast components for the jewelry making industry. This includes the jump rings, charms and clasp. The jump rings are brass plated with either a silver or gold plating. The charms and clasp are either silver or gold plated with an antiqued finish.


StravaMaxMINICheck out our webstore , or look for us on StravaMax on Etsy . We appreciate all our customers – large or small – jewelry makers or those looking for unique handmade jewelry.

If you have any questions regarding any of our products, feel free to contact us at any time at stravamax@yahoo.com .

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TierraCast Dulce Vida Collection – new charms and pendants, rings and links, clasps and buttons are fresh, romantic, fun and unexpected!

TierraCast Dulce Vida Collection
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TierraCast Dulce Vida Collection

TierraCast Dulce Vida Collection

In early January, we received an newsletter from TierraCast about a new collection of jewelry components they’ve charmingly (pun intended ) called Dulce Vida – the Sweet Life. This collection features reversible or two-sided charms, pendants, clasps, buttons – almost everything you need for a complete jewelry project.  Featuring brass oxide and antique pewter, the Dulce Vida Collection has a distinctive vintage, non-conforming look with the avoidance of straight lines and a flat profile, so much so, that some of these items would not look out of place set beside ancient Roman relics.

Love with all your Heart, Embrace the Beauty that surrounds you, Cherish time with Family and Friends – this is the Sweet Life…

There are three segments – Flora, Jardin and Amor each with their own charms, pendant, clasps, etc.

We have a selection available now and more will be arriving next week. We will update this blog once they are available.


TCI_Logo_ColorTierraCast is a USA based company that specializes in quality pewter cast components for the jewelry making industry. The TierraCast product line provides affordable, quality components that compliment a wide range of jewelry and beadwork.

Small Flora Teardrop Charm Brass Oxide16mm Flora
Teardrop
Brass Oxide

Small Flora Teardrop Charm Antique Pewter16mm Flora
Teardrop
Antique Pewter

Large Flora Teardrop Charm Brass Oxide20mm Flora Teardrop
Brass Oxide

Large Flora Teardrop Charm Antique Pewter20mm Flora Teardrop
Antique Pewter

Flora Pendant Brass OxideFlora Pendant
Brass Oxide

Flora Pendant Antique PewterFlora Pendant
Antique Pewter
Flora Clasp Brass OxideFlora Clasp
Brass Oxide
Flora Clasp Antique PewterFlora Clasp
Antique Pewter
12mm Jardin Charm Brass Oxide12mm Jardin Charm
Brass Oxide
12mm Jardin Charm Antique Pewter12mm Jardin Charm
Antique Pewter
15mm Jardin Charm Brass Oxide15mm Jardin Charm
Brass Oxide
15mm Jardin Charm Antique Pewter15mm Jardin Charm Antique Pewter
22mm Jardin Teardrop Charm Brass Oxide22mm Jardin Teardrop Charm Brass Oxide 22mm Jardin Teardrop Charm Antique Pewter22mm Jardin Teardrop Charm Antique Pewter Jardin Clasp Brass OxideJardin Clasp Brass Oxide Jardin Clasp Antique PewterJardin Clasp Antique Pewter

StravaMaxMINICheck out our webstore , or look for us on StravaMax on Etsy . We appreciate all our customers – large or small – jewelry makers or those looking for unique handmade jewelry.

If you have any questions regarding any of our products, feel free to contact us at any time at stravamax@yahoo.com .

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Metal Strips and Tags – making custom jewelry

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Metal Strips and Tags

It can be very rewarding to handcraft your own jewelry with metal components. There are many skilled craftsmen known as silversmiths and goldsmiths. However, making jewelry components from base metals can be a rewarding adventure. Patience is a virtue and design work can involve a lot of adjusting and minor changes until you get exactly what you want. Working with metal requires skilled hands and eyes and may not be for everyone.

googlesSafety First!!! All metalwork requires that care must be taken to protect your eyes (metal slivers, dust), protect your hands from cuts & burns (sanding and polishing can generate a lot of heat) and you need proper ear protection. Always have available, protective safety glasses (they need to cover your eyes completely), ear protection (when working with tools),  gloves and a dust mask especially when sanding or grinding metal. The gloves can be a bit tricky as they must allow you to be able to work with small tools and materials but must still resist metal splinters and burns. You never want a metal sliver(s) in your eye (requires a visit to a doctor to remove) – metal slivers or burns on your fingers can be very painful. Don’t forget to wear appropriate footwear and make sure to sweep the floor after you are done – you do not want to step on a metal sliver – ouch!!! Buy all your protective equipment before you use your first tool.


And now for the fun stuff

What you can do is only limited by your imagination, time and budget. Aids such as computer design programs, engravers, lasers and countless small tools and equipment are available and you must decide what you need based on your own preferences.

chicmetalThere are some great books on the subject of metalwork  – try Chic Metal: Modern Metal Jewelry to Make at Home by Victoria Tillotson for a great start on how to make simple jewelry with metal. Google has an infinite amount of videos for any of the metalworking disciplines you may need and how to use various tools.

One idea would be to try aluminum first as it is easy to use and shapes can be made with basic tools you may already have. Try designing your own charms or pendants, or engrave a dog tag for your furry friend. Got the hang of it, try copper or bronze. A little tougher to cut and shape but allows you to make just about anything your jewelry crafter’s mind can create. Once you’ve mastered these metals, the best of your designs can be made in sterling or other precious metals. Lastly, for a true battle, try stainless steel. For steel, proper tools and experience are a must.

But most of all have fun!!!


Anodized Aluminum

Anodized Aluminum is a great metal to work with. It is easy to cut or etch designs onto and comes in a variety of colors. This metal is probably the best starting material for beginners. We made these Orange Animal Prints Earrings from anodized aluminum strips cut into discs with hand drawn animal patterns.
We carry 2 x 12″ strips and just recently added 1 x 7″ strips in a variety of colors.

20 Gauge Anodized Aluminum Strips Bracelet Strips Anodized Aluminum 25mm Square Anodized Aluminum Tags Jump Rings

Copper and Bronze

Earrings170118aCopper and bronze are similar metals as bronze is primarily copper combined with tin and other metals. We carry copper in 16 Gauge, 20 Gauge, 24 Gauge  and all come 6 x 12″ sheets rather than strips. Our bronze is 22 GA and comes in 2 x 12″ strips great for cuff bracelets.

Both are half hard temper so again easy to work with. Both can be sanded and finished to a mirror shine or textured, hammered or antiqued or anything you wish. These metals are very versatile and workable. Do you like these Copper Fire Earrings?

16 Gauge Copper Sheet 20 Gauge Copper Sheet 24 Gauge Copper Sheet 22 Gauge Solid Bronze Strip

Stainless Steel


22 Gauge Stainless Steel Strip
We carry this metal in 2 x 12″ strips in 22 gauge thickness. This metal is 1/4 hard and very hard to cut and to work with unless you use special tools and cutters designed for stainless steel. Knowledge of how to work with steel is very useful. Remember Conan the Barbarian (starring a young Arnold Schwarzenegger) telling the story of Crom asking about the riddle of steel. Well lets just say, it’s good to have some knowledge before you start working with this metal. Although tough to work with, the results can be stunning as you see with our Mjolnir Thor’s Hammer Earrings.


Check out our webstore , or look for us on StravaMax on Etsy . We appreciate all our customers – large or small – jewelry makers or those looking for unique handmade jewelry.

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Holiday Gift Ideas

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Earrings Bracelets Necklaces

Here are some new products we are featuring for gift ideas for the upcoming holiday season.

Some of these are new some old and some blue but we will keep adding new ideas daily.

Please note anything over $20 is free shipping worldwide.

Cyclamen Tears Sterling EarringsTree of Life Earrings with blue gold quartzNature Tree Chain EarringsDog Paw Print Black and Silver Cord BraceletNeon Nights Peyote Stitch BraceletCrystal Seashell Sterling NecklaceBlue Crazy Lace Agate Pendant NecklaceRed Daggers with Ring Gold EarringsGrey Jasper Stone Silver Earrings

Why Buy from StravaMax?

We design and hand-craft our own jewelry in British Columbia, Canada. We have a unique vision that makes our jewelry special and quality craftsmanship is important to us. We want you to love the jewelry that you purchased from us and to enjoy it for years to come!

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