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Designs by Nancy Mc

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.
I'm...
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?


"Lima Bead Aquamarine Nuggets"

Hi Ladies,
Some simple hoop earrings,to showcase these pretty stones from Lima Beads.
They're much prettier than shown in the site photo,IMO.
Components: Aquamarine nuggets from LB (5-10x5-9 mm)..SP ball headpins, SP hoop/w loops, and 4mm jump rings.


Green Raindrops

Fun with little glass teardrops. I just love this shade of green.
Components: Small glass teardrop briolettes, SP wire, 4+5mm SP jump rings, and SP ear wires.


Real Housewives of New Hampshire

A little humor,while showing off these great briolettes. Technically,they're Green Quartz,but Green Amethyst sounds more exotic to me. 2nd photo...
Components: Green Quartz, (brio and trillion cut, )GP wrapping wire, GP hoops from upcycled "80's" necklace, GF ear wires.


"Clouds Over Caribbean"

These clusters remind me of storm clouds over the ocean,while I was in the Bahamas.The gray clouds over the green/blue water was so beautiful.
Components: Reconstituted Chalcedony faceted rounds 10mm, Dyed Blue faceted Quartz, and Labradorite faceted rondelles, smooth Apatite rondelles, SP head pins, and SP ear wires.


Odd Stone Out

Here's a simple dangle,with stones you don't see often very often. I'm interested in rocks that have something "going on"..like color change,or...
Components: Muscovite Ovals, Sunstone Heishi beads, Labradorite rondelles, SP wire, and SS ear wires.


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