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Designs by Sonali


Five-layer leather wrapped cuff bracelet

Leather Wrapped Layerd Cuff Bracelets

Recently completed projects.
Components: Leather cord, Czech beads, Japanese seed beads, buttons, Nymo thread

Go Irish

Grasshopper Czech beads from Lima Beads meet Apollo seed beads and an ornate button.

I am mesmarized at these Czech beads! Will probably get...
Components: Czech beads, seed beads, leather cord, button

Sunny Side

Beautiful faceted Czech beads woven with bright Yellow Apollo seed beads and finished with a simple yet striking button.
Components: Czech beads from lima beads, Apo llo seed beads, leather cord, button, earring findings

Ring Cornucopia

After a week of non-stop travel for work, creating these rings yesterday was rejuvenating. My goal with these rings was to ensure each one was...
Components: Cabs, seed beads, ring blank, ultrasuede, Lacy's stiff stuff

Fun rings

Playful and fun bead embroidered rings: I had so much fun making these! Each ring is unique and a statement piece that is bold yet delicate.
Components: cabs, seed beads, ring blank, ultrasuede

Onset of Autumn

I wanted to create a bracelet with fall colors. However, the beads slightly detoured. I think these colors represent the onset of fall - what do...
Components: Man-made cab, seed beads, firepolish beads, cuff

Shades of Autumn

I made this set a while ago and it sat neatly tucked in a box. With the onset of autumn, I am bringing it to my Etsy shop.

The necklace...
Components: Czech seed beads and gemstone beads

When Ocean Meets the Earth

This was one of my first attempts at the multi-layer leather wrapped bracelets.
Components: leather cord, gemstone beads, Japanese seed beads, and a button. The gemstones and button from Lima Beads.

Beyond Horizon

I wanted to create something in either fuscia or purple color and with the dichroic cab used in this design, I went down the purple path.

Components: Cuff, seed beads, Czech beads

Wave of the Southwest

This might qualify for my best one so far...

Sunrise and Sunset

Posted this pair of freeform peyote necklaces to my Etsy shop today (

Bought a number of tumbled turquoise...
Components: Seed beads, turquoise beads, Czech beads

Beads on a Cob

Herringbone stitched mini-rope with Picasso seed beads with a beaded disc of turquoise Picasso beads, and topped with a Picasso mini-dagger. Didnt...
Components: Picasso seed beads and Picasso mini-dagger beads

Gemstone Meets a Pearl

Bought a string of tumbled gemstones during a business trip to San Diego. Wasnt really sure what to do with them until I started exploring...
Components: Japanese seed beads, tumbled gemstones, freshwater pearls

Freedom of Freeform Earrings

Freeform peyote beading looks simple but was not so easy for me, likely because I like at least some order. I read books, looked at many examples...
Components: Japanese seed beads and Czech firepolish beads

Bias for Turquoise

This exceptional oval turquoise was the perfect backdrop for a creative challenge of incorporating diverse beads, including my favorite Picasso...
Components: turquoise cab, diverse beads, including my favorite Picasso beads, and braided turquoise and natural leather bolo cord with an antique copper-colored clasp

Copper Galaxy

With this project, I took on the challenge of creating something out of my comfort zone. This unique piece is for a special occassion but can...
Components: Unknown cab, Japanese and Czech seed beads, Czech firepolished beads, freshwater pearls, gemstones, leather cord, ultrasuede backing

Spiraling in Control

Earthy cab embroidery pendant with a twist of beads. A spiral chain to compliment the element of movement. Beaded toggle clasp and loop for a...
Components: Marble cab, Japanese seed beads, ultrasuede backing

Turquoise Dream

The large turquoise challenged me to come up with an impressionable design while not taking away from the beauty of the stone. I stayed within the...
Components: Turquoise cab, Japanese delica and seed beads, leather cord necklace, backed with ultrasuede


A few shimmering Czech beads add spunk to this piece.
Components: Unknown cab, Czech and Japanese seed beads

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