Beaded Dragonfly Leather Bag

It’s Thursday afternoon this hot summer day in Arizona and I just finished this beautiful chocolate brown leather bag / fringed boho bag with a beaded dragonfly. The dragonfly is beaded in  silk purple , forest green, silk green and silver lined gold seed beads. The background is purple leather. This boho / gypsy style handbag has long fringe that is decorated with purple glass crow beads. The bag measures 6 inches tall and 5 1/2 inches wide and has a 48 inch 4 point braided strap that is perfect for wearing crossbody. Of course if you would like you strap shorter or longer please just contact us and let us know we are happy to help you out.

The dragonfly totem makes this leather bag magical. It would make a great phone bag , medicine bag  or perfect for going out and only carrying a few things.

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Beaded dragonfly bag
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Fringed dragonfly boho handbag
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Dragonfly totem

As you can see from the pictures I added some gold glass beads around the dragonfly to express how magical dragonflies are. It gives it a little extra light.

Thanks for stopping in !

Have a beautiful day!

Debbie

Thunder Rose

Leather bags and purses

Good morning friends! It is a rainy Sunday here in Arizona. I am usually out in my garden. But it is a rainy morning so it’s a great day for a blog post.

John and I have been working hard in our shop this week we have a couple of new leather bags to show you. These are in different colors.

We have a British tan leather, crossbody , bohemian bag. With lots of long fringe.

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Bohemian Leather Crossbody Bag by Thunder Rose

A handmade leather handbag with lots of fringe. This bag is made of soft British tan cowhide and measures 9.5 inches tall, 8.5 inches wide and 2.75 inches deep not including the fringe. It has an extra pocket inside, a pocket outside on the back and hand tied fringe all around, front and back. The braided shoulder strap is 48 inches. We can make the strap any length you like.

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We also have a really cute palomino leather small shoulder bag that is perfect for wearing crossbody or over your shoulder. Because the four point braided strap is so flexible you can even tie it around you waist. When we make the leather bag we can make the strap any length you like.

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Leather Crossbody Bag by Thunder Rose

A soft leather crossbody bag for your phone, keys and cards. This bag is made of soft palomino colored leather and measures 8.5 inches tall x 7.5 inches wide. It has a 48 inch braided strap. Let us know how long you like your strap.

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This small shoulder bag is in dark gray. It features an antler tip closure and the fringe is shorter than on our other styles.

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Dark Grey Leather Handbag by Thunder Rose

A dark gray leather handbag for your phone, keys and cards. This bag is made of soft, dark gray leather and is 8.5 inches tall x 7.5 inches wide. It has a 48 inch braided shoulder strap and an antler closure.

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To see a full collection of our work come by and see us here

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

Red hot handmade

Awe Monday morning!  Hope everyone had an amazing Easter weekend. Mine was just kind of normal. I relaxed into what I needed to do and enjoyed what I was doing. When I woke up this morning I went to my email and found that On Fire for Handmade is having a great finds hunt in Red. Oh my goodness what an amazing collection of red I found. Just stunning handmade items of all kinds you can check it out here.

John and I have been working on a few Red Handbags lately so I was really happy to see the Great Finds Hunt in Red.

 

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Red leather handbag

I would love to show you all the beautiful handmade items from my team mates so here is a treasury for you to take a look at.

There are so many beautiful items here to choose from. Handmade jewelry in red , dream catchers, crocheted items, handmade cards, clay art, home decor, homemade candy and so much more.

‘Red hot handmade’ by thunderrose

Great finds hunt is all about *red* on the On Fire for Handmade Team.Beautiful red hot handmade just for you!


Silver and Red Handmade Bead…

$30

Red Dream Catcher milkweed p…

$12.95

Grasshopper on Red Flower Ph…

$4

mini Book copper necklace Bo…

$20

Copper Mandala Dark Red Earr…

$38

Crochet red Bears, Baby Bear…

$22.9

Natural Ruby Butterfly Penda…

$147

Red Hat and Pearl Necklace S…

$25

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD Nature Phot…

$15

Red Bracelet – Valentine Bra…

$10.65

Fantasy Polymer Clay Mushroo…

$33

Scarf Infinity Cowl Diamond …

$45

Czech Glass Earrings, Red Da…

$28

Painted Wine Glasses With Re…

$25

Multi-Color Euro Glass Beads…

$27

Caramel- Pick a flavor, Bake…

$20

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So many beautiful red hot handmade pieces here!

Enjoy your day!

Blessings!

Debbie from Thunder Rose Leather

Leather and beads from Thunder Rose

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Beaded fringed medicine bag

We have created  many things this week. One of my favorites is the brown medicine bag with the beaded sunflower, double cut fringe off the bottom of the bag and a 36 inch neck strap. What is a medicine bag? That is something I used to be asked when I did art shows.  We have sold these bags to many people from all over the world. They would tell us I need this for my favorite stone, crystal, carved fetish, to keep my wedding rings in while traveling or even the tooth fairy. Yes , the tooth fairy. I thought what a cute idea. Making losing a tooth an even more special event.

 I have used mine to keep a special feather, rock , medicine like sage, cedar or whatever in. It all depends on what your needs are.  You can make a special prayer and wear it or carry it with you reminding you of what your intent is. So medicine bags or amulet bags are totally multi purpose.

John and I have a lot of different sizes and kinds of medicine bags. Some are beaded some are plain, we make custom ones to fit the needs of our customer friends. Sometimes we put a turtle, bear claw or wolf totem on. I also do four direction beadwork with your colors where you like them.

Recently we found some carved antler tips from a friends store Ted Parker from Antler and Ivory and I made this small medicine bag.

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Wolf Paw Medicine Bag

 Come by and see us on Etsy . You will find a wide assortment of leather handbags, beaded leather bags, medicine bags, pipe and flute bags and much more.

Thanks for stopping by!

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From the heart

When I woke up this morning the first thing I noticed was a bank of clouds. The sun was just  barely showing. I decided to sit at my computer and make a treasury and as I was sitting there the sky was lighting up from my window. I got up and looked out and this is what I saw.

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I didn’t crop it our change it just wanted to show the magic of this morning.

Here is the treasury I created for 16 of my Etsy friends!

‘From the heart’ by thunderrose

This treasury is from Artisans of Beauty and Rainbow Artists Teams!It features Kent Olinger from Images by Kent.Have a beautiful Thursday!


Handmade oxidized copper hor…

$30

Necklace Gold Silver Flowers…

$39

Labradorite dangles

$32

pink lace , Barefoot Sandals…

$24

Beaded Leather Earrings, Cap…

$32

Bath and Body Gift Set, Spa …

$34.75

Blue gemstone bead soup brac…

$27

B-DAY CARD Double Accordion …

$100

Womens gift Handmade noteboo…

$10

Pet Portrait – Pitbull Custo…

$49.99

Beaded Blues Statement Neckl…

$32.99

Pixieland Nuno Felt Vest

$255

All Occasion Gift – Set of …

$12

Dream Catcher Mobile – natur…

$125

Ink drawing – Neon summer – …

$120

Fairy house, Morrowind inspi…

$25

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Now the sun is shining real bright and I am feeling so grateful that I got up and caught this all. What a beautiful day it is going to be.

The weather is very warm this morning and the weekend is around the corner.

From my desk!

Debbie

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Leather Handbags

Leather and Beads

Today in Arizona at sunrise it is so very cold outside and the fire in the wood stove is burning warm and strong.

It has been really fun around here lately , getting in some new colors of leather to play with and some new seed beads too! The goal is to work on some new projects. But in the meantime as usual we are creating one of a kind special orders.

Our bead and leather supply store has a variety of colors now in size 11/0 seed beads and some new boxes of leather scraps and leather laces.

The new colors of leather are  Purple, navy blue , red , burgundy , forest green. They are so soft and beautiful!  You can see some of our work if you go to our Etsy store

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Red Leather Handbag

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Purple phone bag

Purple Leather Phone Bag

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Burgundy Leather Messenger Bag with A beaded Turtle

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Navy Blue Tote

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Forest Green Handbag

So this is a sample of all the different colors we have been working with.

Here a few beads to check out!

Love my beads!

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A selection of seed beads, leather scraps, pony beds, leather laces and crow beads.

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A selection of our handbags, purses, baby moccasins, children’s moccasins , clutches, pipe and cedar bags and much more!

Thanks for stopping by and taking a look!

Have a beautiful week!

Debbie

Love of Art

I love handmade art and so appreciate all the time and love that goes into each piece. We are now into the New Year (2016) and I am so Grateful for all the artist friends I have made along my journey. I love working with my beads and leathers everyday but I also really enjoy sharing other artists who work so very hard everyday to create a real special piece of handmade art.

My friends at The Deadhead art Alliance Team on Etsy have some stunning art that I would love to share with you today.  Take  a look!

‘Love of Art’ by thunderrose

From Deadhead Art Alliance TeamHappy New Year!Love Light and Happiness


Contemporary Glass Art Marbl…

$50

Sacred Geometry, Sterling Si…

$40

Grateful Dead pendant, danci…

$7

The Jester’s Sun -Rose Q…

$27

ON SALE Blue and Purple Seed…

$7.5

Custom made to Order Knotty …

$115

Broken China Earrings, Vinta…

$25

Grateful Dead Steal Your Fac…

$44

Child’s Slouchy Hat in M…

$17

Fire Charmer Hand Woven Over…

$175

Boho Hippie Gypsy Felt Wool …

$40

Upcycled Tshirt Pants, Tie D…

$45

Print- Pluto for Scorpio

$10

Leap of Faith – Horse Neck p…

$250

Teal Blue Hoop Earrings – Ha…

$25

Boulder Opal Pendant in Ster…

$260

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Thanks for stopping by!

May your love light always be shinning bright!

Wishing you all the best in this New Year and every day of your life!

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