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Designs by Michelle

Blue Moon earrings

I had some nice Moonstone beads in my 'stash'! I made these earrings; because they have a beautiful blue tinge I added the fire polished shiny...
Components: Moonstone, fire polished beads, silver beads, sterling silver ear wires.


A Touch of Velvet

I bought this beautiful Amethyst and Moonstone pendant at a craft fair recently. I love these colours together and knew I had a reel of velvet...
Components: Amethyst, Moonstone, velvet, dark peacock seed pearls


Pink Waves

I made these earrings to go with the pendant. I have wire wrapped them and also the rose quartz dangles. I have added a pretty pink pearl at the...
Components: Rhodochrosite, Rose Quartz, pink freshwater pearls.


Little Bow Peep earrings

I was only playing around with some wire wrapping and then I thought, 'these look a bit like bows'....then I made these earrings!
Components: Baby blue Aquamarine brios and lovely blue rondelles of tourmaline.


Hoop-La!

I was recently sorting through my jewellery (!!) & I found these s. silver hoops. Bit boring on their own, I thought! So,with a little silver leaf...
Components: Rose Quartz, pink tourmaline, Amethyst, Aquamarine, silver leaf (all LB)


Round Seas

Earrings to go with the necklace I made last week! I used the same 'Angel skin' pink pearls surrounded by silver hoops and added rose quartz and...
Components: Angel skin pink pearls (LB), aquamarine and rose quartz faceted droplets with pink tourmaline.


Soft Hues

A beautiful pale blue Larimar pendant started this off! I love the sea, as you know! Larimar is found only in the Dominican Republic. It means a...
Components: Larimar, pink Tourmaline rondelles, Larimar Blue Crazy Lace rondells, Beryl Morganite pink rondelles (as they are a bit more pink than rose quartz!), Angel skin freshwater pearls, Aquamarine faceted oval tubes, silver end pieces on the leather.


The Celtic Cross

I noticed these Celtic crosses when I was looking through LB charms. I thought they would make nice earrings! I added pale pink freshwater pearls...
Components: freshwater pearls, pink tourmaline, S. silver ear wires.


Purrfect for BOB cat & James

I was lucky enough to meet James & Bob, the now famous 'Street Cat', promoting his new book. I had a present for Bob (doesn't everyone!) I made a...
Components: Amber, turquoise, charms


Seaside Mix

A 3-row bracelet ~ I love these white pearls, they have such a lovely sheen on them! I had some Aquamarine and pink rhodochrosite rice in between...
Components: Aquamarine, Rhodochrosite, rose quartz, pearls


Bead Loom bracelet

I have made this bead bracelet the traditional way, on a bead loom. It takes a while, but it's worth it! I added a turquoise rondelle with a small...
Components: Seed beads, turquoise and silver


Chalcedony dreaming

Beautiful blue chalcedony, which I love! I wire wrapped them in silver wire (took me 50 minutes!) then added the white tiny, tiny seed freshwater...
Components: Chalcedony, freshwater pearls


Sticky earrings

lovely small stick pearls! I put these with some cerise pearl drops, I thought they looked 'a bit different' !
Components: Freshwater pearls


Bluebells

Inspired by the beautiful bluebell flowers in my garden! These are silver 'flowers' I have filled them with chalcedony and right up inside (2nd...
Components: Rhodochrosite, I have added a blue faceted blue lapis & rose quartz for the dangles and pink rhodochrosite tiny rondelles.


Tourmaline Dream

Here is a beautiful glass heart. I have tried to pick out all the colours in it with some beautiful tourmaline briolettes I have! I finished it...
Components: Tourmaline, freshwater pearls, glass, silver


Sonya or 'Earth' earrings

Impression blue Jasper, lovely ! I love the blue in these stones. They have a nice stoney-colour vein running through them too. I have used some...
Components: Impression Jasper, Swarovski crystals, silver


Pretty Pink

I love pink and these pearls ! Nice dangly earrings!
Components: Freshwater pink pearls, Rose Quartz, pink tourmaline, smaller pink pearls and sterling silver


Fairy Magic

I wanted to make a necklace to go with a top I have, so I picked out all the colours ! A fairy combo !! I made some earrings to match. You may...
Components: This has a combo of amethyst, cape amethyst, yellow tourmaline, turquoise, Blue Lace Agate, Rose Quartz, Citrine, Pink Opal, Swarovski, coin pearl & an art glass bead, with freshwater peacock pearls and that lovely LB golden fairy & clasp.


Palomino sky

As you know, I love horses! The colour of these pearls reminded me of the Palominos' beautiful blond coat. I have added Sunstone small nuggets, for...
Components: I used 9ct gold wire through the Sunstone beads, (because I like the smooth golden finish) gold filled chain, a golden coloured lobster clasp, golden Hammertone rings, round & oval and gold 'Tuff cord #2 to thread the pearls. (I wanted to use leather but the holes in the pearls were too small, so I compromised and used the gold cord instead !) I added a drop peach pearl and another aquamarine drop in the centre.


Long pearl earrings

These are nice long earrings, cranberry drop pearls - angel skin pearls and Swarovski glass beads, nice and sparky for a Spring - Summer evening out !
Components: freshwater pearls, Swarovski


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