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Designs by Rocknitjewelry

Are Mermaids Real?

OK, LB lovers, all of the components in this necklace except the rhinestone rondelles and the knotting cord are from LB. I got this gorgeous...
Components: 10mm Brazil amazonite, 8mm faceted pyrite, carved pyrite mermaid pendant, rhinestone rondelles, Czech glass

Boho Cross Necklce

I love this artist's pottery crosses and I recently bought quite a few of them. This is the first necklace I made with them, knotted of course. I...
Components: 10mm faceted turquoise agate, 14mm Bali fine silver bead, Czech glass from LB, artisan crafted pottery cross

Ivory Agate Tassel Necklace

I got these gorgeous hand beaded tassels from Thailand and I've been knotting necklaces around the colors of the seed bead tops. I really love how...
Components: hand beaded silk tassel from Thailand, 12mm cream agate rondelles, faceted red aventurine rondelles, rhinestone beads

Pyrite peace sign necklace

Another long knotted necklace this time with white howlite, faceted pyrite and an artisan crafted peace sign pendant. The last picture shows some...
Components: white howlite, faceted pyrite from LB and an artisan crafted peace sign pendant.

Turquoise wrap bracelet

More of my new passion, knotting. This time I did a double wrap bracelet with turquoise rondelles and a turquoise cross featuring a leather loop...
Components: turquoise rondelles, turquoise cross, Czech beads from LB, a handmade (by me) fine silver link with a leather loop and button closure.

Buffalo horn feathers lariat

So I'm off on a new jewelry making technique, knotting, and I really love the results. This is my first lariat style using buffalo horn carved...
Components: Buffalo horn carved feathers with ornate sterling silver caps, African opal and Czech glass from Lima Beads

Spring is Here

I've been wanting to make some leather bracelets for awhile but I didn't want them to look like every other leather bracelet. I'm also loving how...
Components: Faceted Czech glass, metallic mint green leather, hammered sterling silver end caps and a sterling silver toggle.

Radiant Orchid for spring

This is part of my other spring collection for my etsy shop. I love to use color in the spring. This bracelet is gorgeous phosphosiderite with...
Components: phosphosiderite, faceted Czech glass, rhinestone rondelles, matte sterling crystal inset bead

Tribal stretch bracelet

Another piece for my spring tribal collection on etsy. I love this snail fossil bead and I've been liking the mix of hard and soft elements by...
Components: Matte turritella snail fossil beads, faceted Czech glass, rhinestone rondelles, oxidized sterling sparkle bead

Tribal horn lariat

I got these cool carved horn tusk shape pieces and wanted to make a lariat with them. I'm working on a couple of spring collections for my etsy...
Components: carved horn beads, matte turritella snail fossil beads, rhinestone rondelles, gunmetal chain

Pearls and Leather

I wanted to do something funky with white pearls so I strung them on leather and added a couple crystal inset beads and silver chain and toggle.
Components: freshwater baroque pearls, sterling silver crystal inset beads, leather cord, silver chain and a silver Bali style toggle

Never Heard of Hemimorphite Earrings

More of my gemstone slabs. One of the reasons I love making jewelry so much is that I get to discover and use stones I never heard of and this is...
Components: hemimorphite slabs, hematite flowers, seed beads, Thai silver beads, sterling silver wire

Ocean Jasper Earrings

Here's some more of those gorgeous gemstone slabs I bought. I really love the way these are cut because you can see the incredible design inside...
Components: ocean jasper slabs, Roman glass, oxidized sterling silver beads and wire

Dreaming of spring

I bought these gorgeous chrysocolla marquise shaped beads and added some Roman glass to enhance the colors in the chrysocolla. Feeling blah and...
Components: chrysocolla beads, Roman glass beads, fine silver wire, sterling silver earwires

Ocean dreaming

These are from the new gemstone slices I just got and wanted a different design for. I balled the ends of fine silver wire and tumbled for shine....
Components: Blue opal slices, faceted blue chalcedony, sterling silver rondelles and my handmade sterling silver earwires

In praise of chrysoprase

I recently bought a lot of these gorgeous gemstone slabs and ever on a quest to make something that doesn't look like everything else, i designed...
Components: Chrysoprase slices, Bali silver beads, Anhui turquoise and my handmade and oxidized earwires.

More carnelian overload

I had this Tibetan agate bead that I thought looked perfect with this carnelian heishi so I made a matching bracelet for the carnelian leaf...
Components: 12mm triangle cut carnelian heishi, 8mm carnelian beads, 4mm Thai silver spiral beads, Bali silver barrel bead and a Tibetan agate barrel bead.

Carnelian overload

I absolutely adore carnelian. It's the perfect fall color. Since I live in the southwest I don't get to see the changing colors of the leaves on...
Components: 12mm triangular cut carnelian heishi, carnelian leaves, Swarovski crystal, Bali silver spacers, my handmade sterling silver earwires

Native American style ladder

Here's yet another ladder style that I made using brass tubes and some turquoise nuggets that I got from LB ages ago. I really love Native...
Components: 14mm turquoise nuggets, vintage brass tubes, brass chain and components.

Climbing a ladder to the stars

I really love long ladder style necklaces and I love the mix of oxidized sterling silver mixed with gold. For this necklace I oxidized sterling...
Components: 8mm faceted pyrite silver beads, 6mm faceted gold plated pyrite coins and oxidized sterling silver chain and components.

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