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Designs by puppychick labratbecky

Caught in the Net

I wanted to practice braiding beads and I had the pearls and shell pieces which I though looked good together so I started messing around. Several...
Components: From LB: turquoise 10 lb. hemp, creamy shell nuggets, and some of the charms. From random places: twisted jump rings, tiny silver seed beads, chain, toggle, light bronze stick pearls, and turquoise shell pieces

For Granny :)

Nancy and her love of purple inspired this set. I think it was also karma because I had chosen these beads ahead of time. They went along with me...
Components: Purple and clear crystals, 2 sizes, LB, Irish knot connectors, LB, Dogtooth amethyst, both daggers and rounds, LB, steel artistic wire, LB, silver rondelles, stringing wire, FW pearls, both rice and my favorite the keishis :) (from firemountain) and various findings.

Cherry Blossoms

I was sitting at the last poorly attended craft show trying to at least salvage the day by creating more pieces no one wanted to buy. :) I had...
Components: From LB: every single thing! Czech glass flowers and beads, Vintaj brass leaves, bead caps, chain, wire, jumprings, earwires, blank, patinas, and the embossing form I used on the blank and the Green Girl shibuichi clasp.

Golden glow, subdued

Love these stones. :) I needed a simple design to just let them shine.
Components: Pineapple opal squares, keishi pearls, LB, silver seed beads, chain, findings, earwires, all nickel free.

Green Bellflowers

Other color.
Components: Czech glass flowers and beads, Vintaz brass headpins, antique gold leaf chain, chain, toggle. Most or all from LB !


I did this in 2 versons because I liked how it turned out. :)
Components: Czech glass flowers and beads, Vintaz brass headpins, antique gold leaf chain, chain, toggle. Most or all from LB !

Cloudy Beach Earrings # 2 & 3

Trying for smaller than the 1st pair to sell with the bracelet on the chickies Etsy shop.
Components: Variscite, chain with shells in antique silver, keishi pearls, all LB. Swarovski crystals, antique silver plated spaces, headpins, and jumprings, surgical steel earwires.

Cloudy Seashore Earrings

More remnants from the necklace of the same name. I especially like the swingy chains and I was going for a caught-in-the-net look below the sand...
Components: Variscite, chain, smaller Vintaj brass sand dollar, Turritella Agate, FW pearls, Swarovski crystals, Artistic wire, Surgical steel earwires.

Charmed Beach

I started out by cleaning up after my Seashore on a Cloudy Day necklace and ended up with this loaded bracelet. I am donating this to Susie's...
Components: China Variscite, Turritella Agate, Freshwater pearls, Stainless steel Artistic wire, headpins, Swarovski bicone crystals, TierraCast shell charms, Starfish Charms, Silvertone toggle.

Seashore on a Cloudy Day

I see a lot of organic possibilities in the polished Variscite and this is what it said to me yesterday. :) This is 22 inches long.
Components: Chinese Variscite, LB, Turitella agates, LB, FW pearls, Vintaj brass pieces, LB, tiny piece of antique silver shell chain, LB, antique silver pewter seahorses, toggle, jumprings, and rondelles, silver seed beads, antique silver cut chain, 2 round lodolite stones, loaded with cement colored "moss", and some satin black diamond swarovski crystals.

Shells & Pearls

These were made to go with my 3 strand necklace & with Octopus' Garden. They make me feel a little better about yesterday. :)
Components: Shell slices, FW pearls, artistic wire, jump rings made from the wire, surgical steel ear wires.

Moon with Opals minus Moon(s)

the redo. I made it about 6 inches shorter per Deb's suggestion. Julie, the long replacement will have to wait. I took out the moons, extra pearls...

Moon with Opals

Components: Pink opal nuggets, pink quartz rectangular tubes, FW pearls, silver seed beads, silver plate chain, toggle, artistic wire, jumprings I made, and silver moon beads. Not sure how much is LB but the wire and seed beads are for sure.

Wrist Braces Repurposed and Pimped

My blinged up repurposed item is a pair of the aluminum pieces that slide into wrist braces one wears to combat carpal tunnel issues and other...
Components: Aluminum wrist braces, crystals, glass pearls, and pewter bell flowers, LB, silver seed beads, more crystals, 24 gauge stainless steel wire and surgical steel ear hooks.


I found these thin pieces of shell with holes on either side and had myself a challenge. It took me awhile and I'm not sure if I like the finished...
Components: Freshwater shells, pearls, silver seed beads, purple magatama beads LB, GG snail LB, antique silver chain LB, silver plated findings, and some 6/0 peacock seed beads that look exactly like the shell colors. :)

Octopus' Garden

I was just messing around with these pearls and ended up with a string I liked so I finished it off.
Components: Biwa(?) pearls-top and side drilled, silver seed beads, GG octopus ball, scrap of silver 2mm leather, silver plate toggle, findings.

For Anita

Anita is the mom of 2 boys, one in heaven and one on earth. We have a mutual friend who asked me to make Anita a piece of jewelry, but not until I...
Components: Rutilated Quartz, antique gold/brass: rolo chain, leaf chain, filigree lilies, spacers, and findings.

Sleek Simplicity

This is the graduated Aquamarines LB was dangling in our faces and I finally couldn't resist the strand. The stones were so beautiful that all I...
Components: Large faceted graduated aquamarines, LB. Sterling beads, bells, stringing wire, and findings.

It's Suppertime!!! aka BB

Anybody remember Little Shop of Horrors? What was that green thing in the corner always saying? Well that is what the Big Ball said to me when I...
Components: Big Ball, alcohol paints, 2 tone green silk ribbon, chain, leaf chain, large olive fire agate, keishi pearls, and suede lace, all for sure LB. Also dyed crazy agate flat ovals, round new jade, 2 colors of green and 1 cranberry color freshwater pearls, peridot crystal teardrops, silver and antique silver leaves and findings.

Surly or Sane?

Following Laud's lead, I decided to do this very therapeutic piece. It put me into a fabulous mood. Serendipity struck again when I opened the...
Components: Crackleroot face, 2 colors of magatamas, several shapes of black water jasper, crystal picasso table cut nuggets, base metal swirl connectors, hematite wire, gunmetal findings. Lots of it from LB

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