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Designs by puppychick labratbecky

Dirty Blues

For a long time I wasn't all that impressed with these Lapis loaded with pyrite from the competitor who generally sells inferior stones.... f-mt-g....
Components: Lapis Lazuli, my stash, pyrite, crystals, seed beads, findings, all LB.


Iridescent Butterfly

I've had this butterfly from Petra for awhile and never touched it because I wanted to do it justice. Then when I was going through my stash I...
Components: Petra's ceramic butterfly. Nearly white aquamarines, my stash. Crystals, pyrite, seed beads, vintaj brass, LB, Other spacers and random things, my stash.


Vintage Vintaj

This was commissioned by a really fun co-worker (I actually have one or 2 of those). She gets dragged along to black tie events because of her...
Components: Vintaj brass chain, wire, all findings, LB. Freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystals, from my stash.


Anything But Basic Browns

A friend of my husband wanted a necklace with a pendant for his wife. She wears a lot of browns so I had him pick a stone from my stash as a...
Components: Outback Jasper pendant (puff oval) and 5-6mm rounds, LB; 4 mm faceted and 6 mm smooth smokey quartz rounds, LB; Strawberry quartz faceted 12 mm, my stash; Silver seed beads, LB, and my go-to Soft Flex silver plated pewter wire, LB.


The Dog Park

I think every single part is from LB! This comes from one of my fresh picks....
Components: Patricia Healey pendant and paw, Tagua nuts, rock crystals, sardonyx, Czech glass, copper blank, copper chain, copper wire, Irish waxed linen. ALL from LB!


Beach Jingles

I am using the last of my big cream shell nuggets purchased from LB a few years ago. The mother of a good friend ordered this design. My friend...
Components: Shell nuggets, Irish waxed linen, seed beads, charms all LB, freshwater pearls, MOP nuggets, steel chain and findings, my stash.


more teasers :)

These first 4 are strung on elastic which I knot inside the silver seed beads and glue there. The last 3 are more of the first set of teasers.
Components: Gemstones are Amazonite and Aventurine from LB and Labradorite and BC Jade from my stash. Crystals and seed beads are from LB and so is the elastic (I believe it is 1mm) The last 3 are Brazil agate with Rhodocrosite, golden obsidian with crystals, and carnelian with extra seed beads. In the first set I used pyrite with the golden obsidian and that combo is nearly perfect. :)


A teaser for the challenge...

7 of my 2 hole gemstone rectangle bracelets. I use seed beads, small gemstones, or crystals as spacers to make them bend nicely and so I don't...
Components: As many as possible of these parts are from LB. The rectangles are carnelian, golden obsidian, Noreena jasper, Rose Quartz, Brioche Agate, and Brazil agate.


and a few more....

just trying out new beads. Notice the bluegreen quartz bracelets--I used 2 different colors of linen. I figured with all the colors in the stones,...
Components: Stones, LB and elsewhere, buttons my stash, leather and linen and seed beads, LB


My bunch of bracelets. :)

same song, next verse
Components: Most of the stones are from LB, all the leather and waxed linen is from LB, seed beads from LB, copper beads and buttons, my stash.


And more...

Ditto the previous pics.
Components: Also ditto--Ceramics by Petra and all the other components from this fabulous place, Lima Beads.


More Petra Inspirations....

I have a large stash of Petra's ceramics in pairs. She does a lot of blues and greens which happen to suit me just fine, so much so that I have...
Components: Ceramics by Petra at Scorched Earth, All other components: crystals, Czech glass, Vintaj parawire, copper shell chain, etc. are from right here at LB!


Deep in the Hydrangeas

I was trying for a horticultural feel.
Components: Petra's ceramic petals, Irish waxed linen, Vintaj brass parawire, Czech glass all LB


Headhunter Fun

Just me screwing around with Petra's ceramics.
Components: Ceramic drops from Petra at Scorched Earth on Etsy, Czech glass beads, Irish Waxed Linen, and Vintaj Brass wire all from LB.


Pirate Wear

Arrrrr
Components: Leather Cord, Mystic Blue Feldspath, Irish Waxed Linen, Seed Beads, all LB, Button, my stash.


Sublime Iridescence (or School's Out For Summer)

If you saw my Fresh Pick you know I was going to experiment with these... :)

And yes, that weird pair of connectors where the 3 strands join...
Components: MOP squares, Matte Titanium Druzy, Superduos, Czech Glass, Irish Waxed Linen, Rollo Chain, Artistic Wire all from LB!!! :)


GI Jane,, by request

I was contacted by a client named Jane. She works in a gym and her nickname there is GI Jane. She described herself as a beast in the Gym but...
Components: Rollo chain, LB, Pewter artistic wire, LB, Vintaj Arte Metal Blank, LB, Type face letter stamps, LB, and a whole passel of Swarovski crystals in camouflage colors, my stash.


Heart of the City

Petra's Ceramic City Drops along with a couple of her hearts inspired this design. I chose golden pyrite for the color and sparkle and handmade the...
Components: Ceramics by Petra at Scorched Earth on Etsy, Golden Pyrite, LB, Gunmetal Artistic wire, LB, my hands. :)


My Braid Bracelets

My trademark bracelets in various beads and one last silvery cats eye bracelet with a Bible locket for Easter.
Components: Many stones, some from LB, some from my stash. All leather cord is LB, all Irish waxed linen is LB. Buttons from LB and stash, seed beads and metal beads from LB and my stash.


A Sea of Amends

Petra's stitched up heart and a sea of blues.
Components: Ceramic heart from Scorched Earth, Blue gemstone labeled as Peruvian Blue Opal, I have my doubts, my stash, shell pieces, my stash, crystals, LB, pewter colored Flex Wire, LB, magatamas, LB


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