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Designs by Nancy Mc

Inspired by Gail Layne

Ahh,the humble linear earring. Gail's necklace inspired me to use this color combination. I've just bought some high quality Rainbow Flourite,and I...
Components: 6MM Faceted Rainbow Flourite, sterling silver findings, and wires.

A toast to "Little Round Chick."

I've been holding on to some 2 tone glass beads that Little Round Chick said were her favs.I'm glad that I ordered some. I was on the web,looking...
Components: Czech Fire Polished Dual coated Fuschia/Cantaloupe 6MM, Cherry Quartz, both from Lima. SP spacers, Cherry Quartz 4mm, and Lampwork bead.

10 minute Ombre earrings.

A very simple linear,that someone may want to copy. (That's what I did,after viewing a pair on another site). :+))
I love the ombre tee shirts and...
Components: Top to bottom. Moonstone, Aquamarine, and Chalcedony.SS headpins, and wires.

Copper Quartz and Sunstone

Hi ladies. Here's a new stone that I've just fallen in love with. It's called Copper Quartz,but who knows? It's just gorgeous to look at,but very...
Components: Copper Quartz, Sunstone, SS ball head pins, and SS half hard wire. SS filled ear wires.

Emerald City..Inspired by J.C. Hamm

After seeing J.C.'s Tree of life with green glass,I became obsessed. I went on a mission to find interesting green glass beads at the local shop....
Components: Czech glass daggers, 10mm, SP jump rings and wire, SS ear wires.

Inspired by Erin Sue

This is my spin on Erin Sue's "Goldstone Dangle" earrings (8-23-12). I liked the look of the linear inside the silver teardrop. The design stayed...
Components: SP findings, Pewter starfish, SS ear wires, Apatite rondelles, approx 6/7 mm.

To be,or not to be? Advice needed.

Hi everyone. These actually started out as dangly silver bead earrings. Due to being under the influence of 2 huge cups of tea,I started adding...
Components: SP beads, and jump rings, SS ear wires. Peridot, Sunstone, Amethyst, Carnelian, Iolite, Blue Quartz (dyed), Rose Quartz, Prehnite, and Citrine.

Fit for a Queen

I've just aquired a bunch of Kyanite beads,and have designed something for the Queen. I thought she needed something more casual with this dress....
Components: Kyanite squares and ovals, Freshwater Pearls, SP wire, spacers, jump rings and SS filled wires.

Guess that stone.

These are such interesting stones. I don't know if they're Lepidocrosite stones,or Lepidocrosite in Quartz.
Who cares? They're just cool. I...
Components: Lepidocrosite faceted stones, Red Spinel and Moonstone rondelles.SS wires.

Thanks to Julie S. and Deb H.

Having fun with the stretch bracelets.
Thanks to Julie and Deb,for their helpful advice on focal beads,etc. Once you start,it's hard to stop!
Components: Glass, Shell Pearls, Crystals, from Lima. Also some Nice 10MM faceted Garnets from Lima, with Amethyst, Swarovski pearls, crystals, and all sorts of other stones.

The "Carrie" Necklace

I've been admiring different versions of the "Carrie" necklace,that I've seen on the web. Here's my interpretation,with some dreamy Aquamarine...
Components: Aquamarine rondelles 7.5X4mm, sterling silver oval cable chain 3x2mm, SS wire, and lobster claw clasp.

I Love Lima Bead's Glass!

Hi ladies.
No interesting designs,really. I'm showing these simple bracelets,so you can see the quality of Lima Bead's Czech Fire Polished...
Components: Czech Fire Polished Glass in 12, 10, and 8mm, and gp spacers.

2 Quartz Family Members

Who doesn't love Quartz,in all it's forms? I personally can't get enough! Here's my simple loop design with some very nice quality Amethyst,and...
Components: Smokey Quartz 8mm (Disco faceted), Amethyst 7mm, SP wrapping wire, SP findings, and Antique SP ear wires from Lima Beads.

Hot and Cold

Having a little fun using up my gigantic stash of little glass teardrops.This is an unusal color combo,but I like it. The bottom bead is faceted...
Components: Silver plated chain, SS ear wires, SP 24G wire, glass tear drops, and faceted glass brios.

Everybody Must Get Stones

My rocks are my inspiration. Broke the rules,once again,and am showing a pic of these in full sun. Who cares about the shadows..look at those...
Components: Chunky faceted Carnelian nuggets, Prehnite rondells, and SS findings+wires.

Soft Stone (Hemimorphite)

Hi ladies,
Here's a simple linear earring that showcases a stone you don't see very often. Hemimorphite is only a 4.5 on the hardness scale. I...
Components: Hemimorphite squares, SS Melon beads, heads pins, and SP earwires from Lima.

Just for Judy

Editing problem here. Anyway....this was a single cuff for my sister,who LOVES bright colors. I liked it,until I wore it,and realized it was too...
Components: Green shell Heishi spacers, Aventurine 12mm, Cracked "Amber Agate" 10mm, Amethyst 8mm, glass Rivoli beads.Dangles are tiny Amethyst nuggets, and oval Green Onyx.

Bibbidi Bobbidi Bargain Beads

Found these nice smooth beads in the bargain bin. You know the ones,that are piled up to the ceiling and a tangled mess? I scored 2 strands of...
Components: Amethyst/or Dyed Agate? and Aventurine rounds, SP semi round beads, head pins, caps and leverbacks from LB.

Name That Rock

Have had these little stones for ages,and decided to give them a home.
They remind me of cinnamon jelly beans. I have no idea what they are.
Components: SP connectors, head pins, and antiqued SP wires from Lima, and mystery stone.

October Afternoon

Super simple memory wire bracelet. I wanted colors that look like the changing maple trees,with afternoon sun.
Components: All crystals.Rondelles from craft store, and bicones are Swarovski. I believe the sizes are 4/6 and 8?

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