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Designs by NY Bella

Pop of Color

A few years back, I received a bracelet as a birthday present. It was always a bit snug on my wrist so I rarely wore it. I took it out a few days...
Components: Amazonite barrels and rondelles; coral nugget; SS rondelle spacer bead; SS flower clasp


The Glare! Beware! Eyeglass Holder

I found the metal "donut" in a junk drawer. I don't know what it's used for and where I got it! I thought it would make a good eye-glass holder!
Components: Crystals; garnet chips; re-cycled seed and silver beads; metal donut


Heart Locket Bling Bracelet

I made this piece using components from a 1980s bracelet/necklace set.
Components: Re-cycled brass chain, locket and clasp; rose and topaz crystals; metallic crystals


Heart Locket Bling

Since, I don't have the genius or the creativity of my gal pal beaders here at LB, I didn't re-purpose but re-cycled. I found a bracelet/necklace...
Components: Re-cycled rose seed beads and locket; Shell pearls; crystals; brass clasp


Blizzard Bracelet

I made this piece during the recent blizzard. I found a tutorial online called "Stacking Wrap Bracelets" and this is the result. I do need to...
Components: Leather cord; C-lon thread; Miyuki seed beads; pewter button


Sticks and no Stones

I found these stick beads in my stash. This was a quick and easy piece to do!
Components: Sodalite stick beads; Brass Heishi beads; Clasp


Not Yertle the Turtle

I love Chrysoprase. It's such a lovely color, perfect for Spring!
Components: Chrysoprase (nuggets and rondelles); Smokey Quartz; SS spacers; Pewter turtle pendant; Pewter clasp


Mellow Yellow

Yesterday was a dreary day. Sleet, snow, rain. etc. I found these yellow jade nuggets in my stash and made this piece. Somehow, the color was...
Components: Honey Yellow Jade( nuggets and rounds); Red vintage czech glass; Tribe Hill bead; SS saucer bead; SS spacers and clasp


SoHo

This is a modified version of a wrapped linen bracelet. I used a leather cord instead of linen.
Components: leather cord; glass beads; pewter button


"Big Ball" Christmas Brooch

Well,ladies,since I really did not like that Big Ball, I decided to re-structure it. Carefully, opening it with my nylon-lined pliers, I created a...
Components: Big Ball; cranberry shell pearls; green artistic wire; head pins and pin clasp


The Black & Reds

This necklace is made with red and black Kazuri beads. I found a wonderful website called antelopbeads.com that sells Kazuri beads and more. They...
Components: Kazuri beads; pewter beads and red leather cord and a connector to made the length adjustable


Fuschia & Gray Delight

I was able to use some gift monies to purchase Kazuri beads. I'm having a great time with them!
This piece has a fuschia and grey theme, although...
Components: Kazuri beads and "pancake" focal; pewter coins and spacers; onyx heishi; gunmetal spacers and clasp


Tribal Links

I found these beautiful lampwork beads on Etsy. They seem to work well with the Lava Rock.
Components: Lava Rock; Lampwork beads; copper spacers, beads and clasp


Berry Ice

This double stranded necklace was made to be worn during the upcoming holiday season. It has just the right amount of bling for me!
Components: Dk. and light Cranberry Fresh Water Pearls; Rock Crystal; brushed silver rondelles; ss spacers and box clasp ( Sorry about the quality of the pics )


Gaea Wrapped

This is a long necklace. I used a copper chain from Lima Beads and gaea beads. This is my first attempt at wrapping. I almost used up the whole...
Components: copper chain; gaea beads; 20g copper wire


Coral Siren

I found these beautiful red coral beads and made this piece.
Components: Red coral;ss spacers and beads; clasp


Salsa Picante

It's been unusally hot and humid for the past week. When I saw the red coral beads I decided to use them to reflect my "hot" surroundings!
Components: Different shaped red coral beads(saucer, nugget, oval, round) green trade beads; bone heishi; yellow jade; ss spacers and clasp


Fiesta Wear

I used many different beads to create this "bold" piece. The colors remind me of the dishes that were popular in the 40s!
Components: red coral; honey jade;natural magnesite; turquoise howlite; bone heishi; trade beads; pewter coins and spacers. That's a long list!


Cuba Libre

Fifty years after her parents fled Cuba, my friend Yolanda will be visiting the island this summer. When I saw this pendant, I had to buy it! This...
Components: Pendant; blue fluorite; rock crystal; czech glass; silver spacers and clasp


Cranberry Delight

Simple necklace- I love the color of the FW pearls!
Components: FW Pearls; Czech glass; Tribe hill focal


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