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Designs by Nancy Mc

Wild and Crazy Guy.

I was inspired by a guy I saw jogging . He was wearing an orange shirt and red shorts. Crazy color combo,but it made me think of my new beads. I...
Components: Stretch cord 1MM, Smokey Quartz 12mm, African Glass 10mm, glass donuts, Center Glass bead from Lima 14mm, and Tierra Cast Rhodium (plated) Nugget Heishi 5mm from Lima.


Beautiful Iolite

Here's a fun design,using Iolite. Iolite doesn't get a lot of attention,and it's a yummy stone. In this case,I had a few with chips on the side,so...
Components: Green Onyx ovals and faceted rondelles, SS craft wire 24G, Iolite briolettes approx 10x6 mm if memory serves, SS jump rings, and SS ear wires.


Lima's African Glass as Focal

Hi Ladies,
Per our chat about how to hide the knots in stretch bracelets. Here's a great looking bead. The Recycled African Glass from Lima. Not...
Components: Matte Aventurine in 10+6MM, copper colored seed beads, copper spacers.Faceted Onyx in 10MM, SP spacers from Lima, SP bead caps.


Vampire Tears Earrings

I've posted this stone before. It's called Lepidocrocite on most sites,but I have seen it called Vampire Tears. I thought it was rather romantic....
Components: Large Lepidocrocite faceted stones, dyed red Agate, Moonstone, GP findings, and vermeil ear wires.


Colors of Amazonite

I'm posting these in case some of you other ladies didn't know that Amazonite comes in many colors. Who knew? I thought it was always blue. (So...
Components: Faceted and smooth Amazonite in 10MM, pewter beads, 14MM Onyx, GP spacer beads, and brass beads. 1mm "stretch magic" brand nylon cord.


Not fake gems. They're genuine Acrylic.

Let's face it. Some of us are fools for color. I couldn't resist the image of these jewel tone acrylic beads,so I bought a bunch. I think they're...
Components: Acrylic beads in brass, GP over surgical steel ear wires, GP jump rings, crystal bicones, GP/brass ball head pins, and Czech 2 tone beads from Lima. **GP over Brass head pins are a BEAR to wrap with. They're very springy, but they look nice and the price is great.**


Reflections and Connections. Inspired by A. Rozmin

I've had these connectors and charms for a while,and was inspired by A.R's designs in copper .Thank you for the inspiration!
I really like the way...
Components: Pewter charms and connectors, Fresh Water Pearls, Mystic Green Quartz, small blue Kyanite brios, SS ear wires, and SP jump rings. Also, SP round connectors, and Rock Crystal.


In Living Color. Inspired by Kat's All That

I was very taken with Kat's colorful bracelet,and it inspired me to grab my stash and just "go for it." I even found some brios that were already...
Components: Oregon Sunstone + Moonstone rondelles, Hot Pink+Neon Orange Chalcedony, Hot Pink Mystic Quartz, Light Pink Mystic Quartz, Carnelian, SS craft wire 24+26G, oval SP jump rings, and SS ball head pins. Ear wires are SS.


The Pink Planets

Hi Ladies,
Almost embarassed to post "just a stretch" bracelet,with all the talent in this gallery..BUT you girls know my passion for pretty...
Components: Pink Peruvian Opal rounds 12mm, little black glass beads from my stash, SP rounds, and 1mm stretch cord.


Working In the Lab,Part Trois.

Here I go again,with the weirdest wraps ever.This time,I used a pretty periwinkle/blue shade of crystals that caught my eye. A bit hard to...
Components: Crystal rondelles 12mm, "hard" SP craft wire, SP split jump rings, and SS ear wires.


Off With Her Head.Keep the Earbobs!

My inspiration came from watching a movie about Marie Antoinette. It seems that she had a real thing for anything that sparkled. Who can blame her?...
Components: Crystal Briolettes 12mm, Swarovski bicones, 6+4mm, SP dead soft craft wire, SP ball head pins, SP split jump rings, and SP leverback wires.


Wanna Keep the Noise Down?

A little gift for a close friend who isn't feeling well. She likes bright color,and she loves jewelry that goes "ching a ling" and "rattle rattle."...
Components: GP connectors, ear wires, and jump rings, GF 22G eye pins, and spacers. Gold tone coins from a hobby store, Labradorite faceted rounds 8mm, Carnelian faceted rounds 8mm, Carnelian faceted ovals 12ish mm?


Lima Amazonite and Friends.

So happy with my new Amazonite faceted brios from Lima. (What a great buy)!! They're nicely faceted,although it doesn't show up well in my pics,for...
Components: Bottom to top. Amazonite Faceted Flat Teardrop 12mm from Lima, Kyanite squares, tiny faceted (dyed) Blue Quartz, Shell Pearls 8mm in Platinum from Lima, faceted Blue Flourite, SP wire, jump rings and ear wires.


Fabulous Quartz Colors

Having a love affair with my new beads here. They're the most stunning shade of Emerald Green Quartz I've ever seen. I just LOVE what they can do...
Components: Emerald Green Mystic Quartz 10x8MM, SS half hard wire in28G, SSP Kidney wires from Lima (Item 16249).


Fire and Coals

Something fun with stones and crystals.
I like to stack bicones on jump rings,and think it has a nice look.
Components: Faceted carnelian 8mm, Smokey Quartz smooth 10mm, Swarovski crystal bicones in 4mm, in 4 colors, SP 10mm jump ring, SS melon ball spacers, and SP ear wires


Working in the lab,part deux. (Cabin fever)

These earrings are so much fun to do.
It's like using twist tie bag closures,and then making a loop. I don't know how I came up with this one,or...
Components: 8mm crystal rondelles, Silver Filled wire 22g, (dead soft), and long Silver over Steel kidney wires.


Nice combo earrings

Hi ladies,
Here's a simple linnear. I'm posting them to show how great Labradorite works with Rainbow Flourite. It might give someone else an...
Components: SS ball headpins, Rainbow Flourite 8mm, Labradorite 4mm, SS Bali spacers, and SP ear wires.


I was working in the lab,late one night

Here's something a little different. I have a necklace made overseas,and it has odd looking wraps that I wanted to copy. Instead of doing a headpin...
Components: Navy blue crystal rondelles, 8mm, I think, sterling filled wire (dead soft), and large SS Plated kidney wires from Lima.


CZ is a Girl's Second Best Friend.

Have had these "topaz" colored CZ teardrops for a long time. I finally decided to do some dangles. I was inspired by the late afternoon September...
Components: Faceted Cubic Zirconia teardrops, 7 mm long, I think..SP craft wire, SP jump rings and silver filled ear wires.


Long and Lean for Linda

I'm doing Christmas gifts early this year. My BFF LOVES the shoulder dusters. (the longer the better).I hope these 'rock' her world. I'm kinda...
Components: Carnelian faceted ovals, briolettes, and tiny rondelles, faceted silver coated Pyrite, tiny Labradorite rondelles, Silver filled half hard craft wire, SP jump rings, and SP ear wires


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