This bracelet design is called Whistle Stop Bracelet by Marcia L. Balonis from Beadwork magazine October/November 2014.
And at the very end I noticed that on the very first embellishment, for some reason, I had strung the top seed beads on the outside of the 2-hole lentil beads. Ugh! Well, this one is for me since it's a learning bracelet... and the error is not too noticeable.
Here's the result:
Overall, I really like the way the bracelet came together. It is built nice and solid with the extra reinforcements after the embellishment beads were added. I felt it was very difficult to choose colors! Maybe because of having to look at different sources for the different shaped beads and not being able to purchase all the beads from one source? Or maybe because there is a limited variety of these beads? Or maybe because I was as much as possible trying to work within the confines of what I already owned?
I ended up using mostly beads that have speckled or mottled or Picasso finishes. The Czech glass beads are called 'mushroom' and are a matte muted lavender. The seed beads used on top of the lentils are a crystal lined clear through seed bead with a slight amethyst hint to them. The look of this bracelet could have really gone in a completely different direction with different colors!