Beading art

It’s been a busy week of beading. Beading is an absolute awesome way to center your mind and focus your attention. When beading all I can do is the one thing, well of course I usually put on some background music so I do listen to music. It’s a blessing to be able to do this art. The journey started for me a little more than 30 years ago.

This is the beadwork work in progress I showed you last week. It started with a Thunderbird. I put the beaded Thunderbird on a small leather pouch.

This amulet bag would be perfect for a special stone, crystal , medicine or keepsake. There are as many uses for these kinds of bags.

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My work in progress this week is a beaded rainbow turtle. I have finished the turtle and am working on the bag. The bag is also going to have linear beadwork down the sides. Coming soon! 🙂 Here is a picture of the turtle.

beaded turtle

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That’s it for today. Thanks for taking a look.

Love and Light from our home to yours!

Debbie and John > Thunder Rose Leather

A week in motion

The beginning of a work in progress beaded Thunderbird bag.

Beaded Thunderbird by Thunder Rose Leather


This is the beginning of a work in progress beaded medicine pouch. I just finished this and love the way it turned out. It’s going to look cool on the saddle tan leather bag I make. I will show that finished work later on.

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Another beaded favorite that I finished up is this beaded medicine bag that is ready to ship on our website.

A beaded Thunderbird. Custom made just for you. A work in progress.
beaded medicine bag

This small necklace amulet bag is beaded directly to the leather. You can find it on our website thunderroseleather.com

New ready to ship bags. These leather pouches are ready to ship. We have some fringed, some with burned animal totems and beaded pouches . Each is unique in it’s own way.

fringed medicine bag
medicine bag with bear totem
black drawstring medicine pouch

We hope you enjoy our work. I will be back later to show the finished Thunderbird bag. Coming soon!

Much love and light!

Debbie and John

Thunder Rose Leather

Welcome 2019

Happy New Year to all ! Another year has come and gone and now we are in the new beginnings of a new year. We are so very grateful to all our customer friends for the awesome support we received in 2018. Thank you so very much for supporting our small business! You Rock! 🙂 ❤

We ended the year with a huge snowstorm and very cold temperatures. This picture is just the beginning of the snow storm. It is all starting to melt now but another storm is on it’s way to us. This is big in Arizona. We are used to maybe a little snow but it melts soon after it comes. It is very pretty!! I have to admit I will be happy to see it melt. In the meantime we stay home and off the roads. We ended up getting around 4 inches of snow. Yippie! 🙂

beginning of the snow storm 2018-2019

What a great time to be creative. That is what we are doing the beginning of this new year and onward. Staying warm by the fire we make new bags.

We are looking forward to seeing what this New Year brings. We wish you all the best going forward! 🙂

Blessings!

Debbie and John

Thunder Rose Leather

Handmade Leather Handbags On Sale

We have a variety of leather handbags ready to ship out today and there is still time to receive them before Christmas. Come by and shop our ready to ship sections on Etsy  THUNDER ROSE LEATHER.

For a limited time we are having a 20% off sale. No coupon code needed.

leather handbags

Thanks so much for stopping in! We look forward to seeing you on Etsy!

Debbie and John

Thunder Rose leather ready to ship handbags

Unique leather pouches for all ages

We have a variety of ready to ship medicine pouches, handbags and baby moccasins that would make great Christmas presents. Some are beaded or have animal totems on them and some are plain. We have neck pouches , drawstring pouches and many more to choose from. Need a special pouch for your new beautiful crystal? Be sure to check out all the different ones we have ready to ship on our website Thunder Rose Leather 

Ready to ship medicine bags
Unique medicine pouches

This is only a few  of the many items we have ready to ship on our website. Be sure to shop our Ready to ship collection so you will receive your items in time for Christmas. Use coupon code thanks to receive 20% off your order.

Thanks for stopping in! 

Debbie and John

Thunder Rose Leather

Beaded leather sunflower bag

I created a different beaded rosette this week and love the way it turned out. First I got all the beads and stones I wanted to use . As you can see I started off with a simple yet elegant turquoise stone cabochon. Around the turquoise I added some glass fire polish beads in a turquoise green color that went with the turquoise cab. From there it was some of my favorite colors of glass seed beads that I thought would look real pretty in this colorful sunflower.

Once I had the rosette done I decided what color of leather this beaded rosette would look good on.

We have a variety of hides in the shop so I take the beaded rosette off to the leather shelf and start pulling hides down. This time I picked a wonderful mahogany color hide. It is one of my favorite colors. It reminds me of the red rocks in Sedona.

Now it’s time to decide what kind of bag do I want to make. This time I decided to do one of our favorites which is a simple fringed handbag. It’s great for a phone and a few other items. It’s also a great place to keep a special journal.

We cut out the bag, lace it up and now it’s time for the beaded rosette to be added. I glue it down then I sew it down. Then I lace around the rosette giving it a beautiful extra dimension. As you can see in the picture.

https://thunderroseleather.com/collections/leather-handbag/products/boho-leather-handbag-with-sunflower-beadwork
A fringed leather handbag with a beaded sunflower
This fringed leather handbag measures 8.5 inches tall x 7.5 inches wide and has a 48 inch crossbody four point braided strap. It can be thrown over the shoulder , worn crossbody or tied around the waist with a loop knot.  It will hold a large or small phone and a few other things.  I also feel this is a wonderful way to keep a special journal. Like a gratitude journal or a journal you are writing special prayers and keepsake quotes from yourself and other special people.
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That’s it for today. I hope you enjoyed reading a little about our process here at Thunder Rose Leather. We do this everyday and are very grateful to be able to do our art for the world. Thanks so much for your support and kindness! Debbie and John Thunder Rose Leather

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Medicine amulet bags

Good morning friends. Today I would like to share a few of our ready to ship medicine bags. We have medicine bags, handbags and some baby moccasins that are ready to go for your Christmas shopping.

This is a busy time of year and a lot of our items are made to order so we try to have a few items for our last minute shoppers. Be sure to check out our ready to ship collection on our websites.

medicne bags
Medicine bags

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Fringed medicine bag with carved bear paw totem tip closure

A fringed medicine bag with a carved bear paw antler tip closure that measures approximately 5 inches tall x 4 inches wide and has a 29 inch braided neck strap. This bag is made of soft saddle tan leather and is decorated with beautiful green glass crow beads. It has tied fringe down both sides of the bag. $38.

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beaded palomino medicine bag
beaded palomino medicine bag.

A beaded leather medicine bag that is made in soft buckskin leather. This small leather pouch measures approximately 3 inches tall x 2 inches wide and has a 36 inch neck strap. There are 3 beaded chevrons on the front of the bag and it is decorated with a dark blue glass crow bead.

This small leather necklace bag is perfect for a special stone, crystal or your favorites medicines. $15.

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A white fringed medicine bag

A white fringed medicine pouch that measures approximately 4 inches tall x 3 inches wide and has a 28 inch braided neck strap.We decorated  some of the fringes with dark blue glass tile beads. This white leather medicine bag with fringe has an antler tip closure. This amulet bag is made in soft white leather. $30.00

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Beaded medicine bag
A beaded medicine bag

A beaded leather medicine bag that is beaded in rainbow colors on soft palomino buckskin leather. This small leather pouch is decorated with a red glass crow bead. $9.00

For  awhile we are having a sale on our website

Use coupon code FALLSALE for 20% off all items on our website.

*Please remember that the deadline for all made to order items is November 15th. After that we can’t promise they will be to you by Christmas. *

Ready to ship are there till they are gone. 🙂

Thanks for stopping by!

Love, Light and Peace

Debbie and John

Thunder Rose Leather

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