Barrett Alley's Antique Fabric Bracelets Use 100-Year-Old Materials

By: James Cook - Published: Jun 21, 2011 • References: devotism & barrettalley
American designer Barrett Alley sources rare old textiles and repurposes them into limited edition antique fabric bracelets.

Each of Barrett Alley's antique fabric bracelets is braided from a carefully selected sample of 100-year-old cotton or linen textile and finished with a hand-sewn leather and bone button closure.

The Daijobu Bracelet is created using hand-spun, hand-woven Meiji-period Japanese cotton dyed with natural indigo. The beautiful deep blue hue fades over time creating a strikingly beautiful pattern.

The Weimar Bracelet is made from antique German (ca. 1920s) linen woven into a classic red, white and blue plaid. It's finished with a beautiful hand-stitched selection of natural vegetable tanned leather.

The Francine Bracelet is hand made from a 100-year-old repurposed American red and white striped fabric with leather and bone accent.

Each of the antique fabric bracelets is hand-made in Texas from limited supply fabric from around the world. Take advantage of free shipping on and grab yours this summer before they're gone! Stats for Rare Textile Accessories Trending: Older & Average
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