I ALWAYS enjoyed making memory wire bracelets. The trick, I think, is texture. A great bead is a great bead....but a great bead becomes FABULOUS and MEMORABLE when framed by unusual bead caps and more great beads.
I like memory, or spiral bracelets that are at least five spirals wide.....if you use smaller beads, you can go wider, of course.
Here is one I made the other day:
The thimble style bead caps are found on my website. Did you know that we carry over SEVENTY really cool bead caps, and in the Metal Leaves and Flowers section are petals and formed flowers that work really well as bead caps, too. Oh yes, B'sue Boutiques is beader-friendly!
Here's a spiral (memory wire) bracelet I made some time ago with Czech Azuro Beads:
I like to make them from polymer clay beads in the ancient, sort of designer-crude style:
If you use memory wire, you must use a good brand in STAINLESS STEEL only. We carry Remembrance and Beadalon brands at B'sue Boutiques