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Designs by Rocknitjewelry

Peridot Resin Earrings

Another class I took in Santa Fe was resin. For these earrings I used resin with fire opal inclusions poured into gunmetal hobnail links. I wanted...
Components: Fire opal resin links, peridot, artisan glass beads, oxidized sterling bead caps, wire and handmade earwires


Barbed Wire Skull Bracelet

More inspiration from my Santa Fe trip. This bracelet has my barbed wire spacers made with sterling silver wire. I wanted to make some more...
Components: Chrysocolla, turquoise, elk antler, hematite skull, Bali spacers and beads, my barbed wire spacer, an artisan glass bead, artisan sterling skull bead


Caged beauty

So, I went to Santa Fe in March and took some jewelry classes with some jewelry artists that I have admired for years. It was beyond inspiring! I...
Components: Hand forged sterling silver cage, aqua aura double terminated crystal, 10mm faceted labradorite, labradorite rosary chain, oxidized sterling silver artisan bead


Look to the Past #2

More of my vintage tassel necklaces this time with pastel colors. I love them and I love the idea of upcycling the thimbles that were already here...
Components: White and tan: 10mm beige glass pearls, 9mm vintage Japanese glass cream pearls, Bali fine silver beads, rhinestone rondelles and bead, vintage sterling silver thimble and assorted art yarns Blue and tan:10mm larimar jade, Czech glass, a Basha bead, rhinestone rondelles, vintage abalone paneled thimble and assorted art yarns.


Look to the Past #1

I love love love tassel necklaces but I wanted to do some a little differently. I saw these vintage thimbles and since I used to be a seamstress...
Components: Turquoise one: 10mm faceted agate, Czech glass, rhinestone rondelles, a Basha bead, vintage sterling thimble and variegated yarn Yellow one: 12mm faceted yellow jade, Czech glass, coral nuggets, a Basha bead, rhinestone rondelles, vintage thimble and variegated yarn


Labradorite and Artisan Hearts for Valentine's Day

More of the fabulous artisan hearts this time in sterling silver. I wire wrapped them with beautiful faceted labradorite cubes that really flash...
Components: Faceted labradorite cubes, artisan crafted sterling silver hearts and handmade sterling silver earwires.


Turquoise Hearts and Flowers for Valentine's Day

More gorgeous artisan hearts in copper. I love the combo or copper and turquoise and also sterling silver and copper.
Components: Turquoise carved flowers, Nacozari turquoise discs, artisa n copper hearts and handmade sterling earwires.


Peridot and Hearts for Valentine's Day

I got these gorgeous artisan crafted hearts from a wonderful artist on Etsy and I made three different earrings for Valentine's Day.
Components: Faceted peridot nuggets. artisan crafted bronze hearts and spacers, 14k gold filled earwires made by me


Something's Fishy

I found this wonderful artist on Etsy who makes these incredible lampwork fish beads so I put one of her fish with another artisan sterling bead...
Components: Blue Botswana agate, Czech glass flowers (from LB), lampwork fish bead, oxidized sterling components, artisan sterling fish bead.


Sunshine and Amber Dreams

Here's another artisan bead that I wanted to use in a bracelet. I wanted to make a knotted bracelet in a double wrap so it looks like you're...
Components: Columbian amber, honey jade barrels, Citrine, Czech glass flowers (from LB), Bali fine silver beads and spacers, fine silver link, leather cord, artisan focal bead and button


All About The Dragonfly

I got this gorgeous two tone artisan dragonfly bead and wanted to make something to enhance the beauty of the bead. I wire wrapped kyanite barrels...
Components: kyanite barrels, ancient Roman glass, Basha bead, labradorite chain, fine silver links, sterling silver components, antiqued brass components, lobster claw clasp


Ollie the Owl 1970's Vintage Boho Necklace

I got this adorable vintage 1970's vintage owl pendant and wanted to make a long fall colors necklace to go with him. I got this gorgeous antique...
Components: 10mm antique Soocho jade, 8mm crazy lace agate, 16mm vintage Swarovski rhinestone bead, a 1970's vintage owl pendant, vintage silk French ribbon


Fall Agate and Crystal Skull Necklace

This is some more beautiful fall colors faceted agate that I got from LB awhile ago just sitting and waiting tor the right components and design to...
Components: Faceted agate barrels, a Swarovski crystal skull, 2 handmade fine silver links, 2 handmade sterling silver artist beads, stainless steel chain, rainbow quartz crystal, a handmade artisan oxidized sterling silver quote bead


Color Burst Fall Necklace

I got this gorgeous colors rainbow line agate from LB and this gorgeous artisan bead with drawings of hearts with arrows. I thought they went...
Components: 8mm faceted rainbow line agate from LB, rhinestone rondelles, oxidized sterling silver artist bead


Vintage Cross Necklace

I consider myself a spiritual rather than a religious person but I have had a love affair with crosses since I was about 17 years old. My friend...
Components: 8mm freshwater pearls, 18mm vintage Japanese seed beaded bead, rhinestone rondelles, a sterling silver vintage cross and oxidized sterling silver wire and chain


Sirens Are Calling Me To The Sea

So I also do a bit of work with fine silver sheet and stamping. I decided to combine those two mediums with knotting to make the ultimate sea...
Components: 10mm faceted larimar jade rondelles, 10mm larimar jade rounds, Czech glass, teal rhinestone rondelles, a handmade and hand stamped link, a shibuichi sea goddess pendant and a vintage dimpled teardrop glass pearl.


Artisan Crafted Cross Necklace

I have been in love with this artists OOAK soldered crosses ever since I first saw one. I bought several of them and made myself the first...
Components: 10mm faceted multi gemstones, 10-12mm turquoise rondelles, sterling silver artisan crafted spacers, an artisan soldered obsidian cross with turquoise and green glass insets.


Fall Tassel Necklace

I got these faux amber beads with inlaid brass, turquoise and coral and put them with this beautiful chestnut color silk tassel from Thailand. I...
Components: 10mm faux amber inlaid beads, hand beaded top silk tassel, leather cord, oxidized brass chain and hook, an African krobo trade bead and rhinestone beads


Rockin Some Dumortierite

I wanted to make a western themed double wrap knotted bracelet. I thought the dumortierite with it's denim blue color was perfect. I also added...
Components: Dumortierite, Czech glass, rhinestone beads, pewter flying heart bead, star button, handmade (by me) oxidized fine silver link, leather cord


Pretty in Pink

Another knotted tassel necklace this time with a gorgeous salmon pink tassel. I used salmon pink jade rondelles, smoky quartz and rhinestone...
Components: jade rondelles, Smoky Quartz, rhinestone rondelles, salmon pink beaded silk tassel


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