This collection of bead jewelry draws on the beauty of Chinese knots for its inspiration. Knotting is an ancient art form in China and is often formed with silk cords both for practical and decorative purposes. The intricate designs of these knots are often used to add interest and elegance in the decoration of functional objects.
The double coin knot which the main focus of this collection of jewelry is so named as it looks like two overlapping traditional Chinese coins. These coins are round but have a square hole in the middle. As the knot is perfectly symmetrical, it also connotes double perfection. Coins of course, denote money and in this aspect, Chinese merchants often carry these knots about their person in the belief that it will bring prosperity.
The bracelet is an accompanying piece to the necklaces. It has 3 double coin knots connected by beautiful octagon Swarovski crystals. To balance the proportion of the bracelet on your wrist, a smaller octagon crystal is used. It is also connected with a slightly thicker strip to ensure that the bracelet lies completely flat when worn on your wrist.
The Double Coin Knot Imperial Bracelet eTutorial