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Designs by Nancy Mc

"Greener Pastures"

More fun with my FW Pearls from Lima. I ordered the assortment,and glad I did. Lovely bright, and subtle colors. This color made me think of...
Components: FW Pearls from Lima Beads, Gen Peridot rondelles, Pewter bead caps, SS findings, and SP Antiqued ear wires from Lima Beads. 2...Labradorite rondelles, SS spacers, and SS ear wires.


"Katie"

This is a set I created for my Grandaughter's March b'day. She's 17,so fingers crossed.It's my first attempt at wrapping simple loops over links of...
Components: Aquamarine rondelles, carved Rock Crystal Quartz, SP squarish beads, One Swarovski glass pearl, SS head pins, SS bracelet and Pandora SS ear wires.


"Change of Heart"

I'm just crazy about cluster earrings.These were supposed to be Carnelian only,but my eyes drifted over to my little apatite beads....
Components: Carnelian Marquise cut, and rondelles, Apatite rondelles, SP wrapping wire, SS "melon" beads, and SS ear wires.


"Fire'n Ice"

Another simple design. I wanted to showcase my new favorite Swarovski color,"Fire Opal." I just love the color change on these .I rarely do linear...
Components: Chinese Crystals in brown, Swarovski bicones in Fire Opal, and Clear AB. SS headpins and ear wires.


"Sisters and Friends"

Inspiration is my 2 oldest and dearest friends,who are sisters. Their b'days are June and July. I wanted to do something dainty,using June and July...
Components: Fresh Water Pearls (from Lima Beads), SS saucer spacer beads, 4mm (ish) Ruby buttons, SS ball beads, and SS ear wires.


"Indian River"

My inspiration comes from the lovely colors in the produce aisle. I love citrus fruit with a passion. (Extra Lime in the drink,please). Just...
Components: Pearls from Lima Beads, Carnelian, and Peridot, SP plated findings, and SS ear wires.


"Thank You,Oregon"

Hi everyone. I just broke a photography rule,and shot these wonderful high quality Oregon Sunstone in full sunlight. It's a simple design,but look...
Components: Oregon Sunstone, GP wire, and 14K GF earwires.


"Winter Escape"

These little creations are inspired by the gorgeous Bouganvilla that grow in the Bahamas. (sigh) ;)
Components: Carnelian, Pink Chalcedony, Orange Chalcedony, Silver plated Orchid Charms, SS ear wires, and jump rings.


"Don't Worry Be Happy"

My inspiration came from none other than the little rocks in my bead box!
I'm a fool for blues and greens,and recently got some fab crystal brios...
Components: Dyed "Apatite Blue" Quartz, Green Onyx, Smokey Quartz, Moonstone, and Crystal Briolettes, SS earwires, head pins, and Silver plated wraps.


"No Dress Code"

This simple little drop was inspired by the "too blue" Quartz. Obviously dyed,but who cares? I got my friend Doris to model for one photo only....
Components: Dyed "Apatite Blue" Quartz, sterling silver head pins, melon ball beads, and chain.


"English Garden."

My inspiration came from a flower bouquet that a coworker received. It had the most fragrant Lilies,and Tulips,which were pink,with green tips.The...
Components: Cherry Glass Quartz, clear and pink Swarovski bicones, gen. Peridot rondells, sterling silver.


"Sweet Inspiration"

Hi everyone! Not a very impressive photo,I know. I just had to share these little Mystic Green Quartz brios.They're so calming. Popped some Green...
Components: Mystic Green Quartz, Green Onyx, and Sterling Silver.


"Girl's Night Out"

My inspiration came from the stones. I'm a big fan of cluster earrings,and had 2 nice quality Amethyst cubes. Just couldn't decide what to accent...
Components: Gen. Amethyst, sterling silver.


"Linda"

Custom designed for my best friend.
She has a stunning David Yurman bracelet, and ring with Citrine. I went on a mission to compliment it,without...
Components: Yellow upcycled crystals, Swarovski bicones, sterling ball headpins, sterling jump rings, and sterling snake chain.


Fanta On Ice

What do you do,when you receive an envelope of super juicy Orange Carnelian? Put em on ice! ;)
Components: "Juicy" Orange Carnelian, and Large Opalite briolettes.wrapped with silver plated wires, and hung on "Fancy" dotted SS ear wires. Opalite bead is about 10mm wide.


"Sunny"

Not much to explain here. I received some Sunstone Heishi beads,and just fell in love! I think gold works better,to show off the schiller in the...
Components: Oregon Sunstone, 2mm GF beads, and 14K GF wires.


Mother Nature's Smile

As usual,I started with a simple brio,and couldn't leave it alone. I wanted something else to 'dance' around it.Grabbed my box of fancy little...
Components: Gen stones.Prehnite "onion" briolettes, Garnet, Peridot, and Tanzanite roundels, SS findings, and hoop wires.


Hawaiian Ice Fantasy

Here in New England,we're sometimes treated to a show of flowers covered with ice or snow,in early Spring.
It never happens in Hawaii...but what...
Components: Silver plated orchid drops, Rice Pearls, and 12 mm Crystal Briolettes. Wrapped with silver plated copper.


Morocco

These were made by accident. Wanted to do the Lemon Quartz by itself,but used a very long piece of gold plated wire. I decided to just get...
Components: Lemon Quartz (10mm at widest point), Labradorite, Carnelian, and Violet Mystic Quartz Cube. Wires are Gold filled.


Dreaming of Nassau

My inspiration is the dreamy look of the water,when flying over the Bahamas. Many shades of blues and greens.everything is so crystal clear!
Components: Genuine stones. Mystic Green Quartz, Apatite, and gemmy quality small Kyanite. All brios wrapped in half hard sterling, attached to sterling silver earwires. I used a couple of small jump rings to get more dangle effect.


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