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Designs by Nancy Mc

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

I Stole From the Maid.

Has anyone been watching "Devious Maids" on the tube? It's a guilty pleasure show,but the girls on there have the best accessories ever. This is a...
Components: Golden Pyrite (silver tone) Faceted Teardrop 7-8x24mm, 8mm Shell Pearls in Charcoal, both from Lima, GP wire, GP beads, and GF wires.

Mamma Mia

My inspiration here was from watching the Mamma Mia movie (for the 10th time).
It was filmed in the most lush seaside location of Skopelos.
Components: Glass nugget beads, glass pearls, crystal rondelles, and bicones, brass beads, spacers, GP craft wire, jump rings, and GF ear wires.

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.

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