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Designs by Sandra Martinez

Mojave Sunset

My husband named this one! This jasper pendant is paired with pyrite leaves and brecciated jasper leaves with red jasper rounds with antique silver...
Components: jasper, pyrite, brecciated jasper, antique silver, sterling silver

Madame Butterfly

This pretty shell butterfly was the inspiration to make something feminine and dressy. After all she is "Madame" butterfly! I used pearlized shell...
Components: shell pendant and beads, brass findings, Swarovski crystals

Bali Refuge

This elephant pendant is made of magnesite. I added turquoise,sterling silver and antique silver bali style beads to give it an Asian feel. Sorry...
Components: Magnesite, turquoise, sterling silver antique silver


This pendant reminded me of the rings on Saturn, hince the name. I wanted to keep the design clean and rely on the colors of the gemstones to make...
Components: Agate, jasper, red jasper, garnet, sterling silver


This was digging deep in my bead stash and noticed the shell I had then started trying to match the main colors and do something different! This is...
Components: Shell, red fossil coral, cloisonne bead, agate, stained glass agate, peach aventurine

Indian Summer

You know that time of year when the leaves are changing and the air is still warm and clean..That is what inspired this necklace! I wanted to make...
Components: Brecciated Jasper, Red Jasper, golden horse jasper, seed beads, brass bead caps, vermeil clasp

Bon Jour!

Nothing says "Good Morning" like blue sky and sunshine. That was the inspriation for this piece. I used aquamarine flat ovals,irregular faceted...
Components: Aquamarine, Citrine, sterling silver swarovski crystals


This was certainly a journey restringing this one six times! Oh well..I used picture jasper and bronzite with swarovski bronze glass pearls. The...
Components: Picture Jasper, Bronzite, swarovski pearls, gold plated beads, alot of patience


Rainbow onyx,actually a marble with copper...I wanted it to look like sandalwood smells...does that make sense?
Components: rainbow onyx, copper, rose gold plated clasp and earring wires, jasper


Kashgar garnet from China with Muscovite and copper dangles gives it personality. This is one of those more is more pieces...Alot of fun to make!
Components: kashgar garnet, muscovite, copper, seed beads

Princess of India

Sorry the fotos are so bad! This necklace is made of pink fire agate, but it really has more of a peach color. I added carved gemstone (unkown...
Components: pink fire agate, bali style beads, sterling silver

Cliff Dwellings

I wanted this piece to reflect the cliff dwellings in New Mexico that I saw on a visit there. The picture jasper pendant looks like the cliff where...
Components: Picture Jasper, Bronzite, sterling silver


Petra..the rose colored stone city in Jordan that is carved into the side of a canyon...maybe you remember it from one of Indiana Jones movies?...
Components: Rhodochrosite, smokey quartz, antique silver, sterling silver

Camo Flash

You take one incredible Camo stone pendant add some copper chain, some more camo stone and some copper do dads...and there it is Camo Flash!
Components: camo stone, copper


This was a stone that made me think and think...I read the history of the stone..The Romans had it and it was found near delphi sites and was...
Components: Septaria, aragonite, agate, brass

Lady with Bird

This cameo is made of resin! It is very detailed with soothing colors of brown and cream. I set it in a brass setting and used brass...
Components: resin cameo, bronzite, crystals, brass filigree, chain


This fabulous moss agate had the blue places in it and it reminded me of the water that collects in the marshlands amid the green..I added three...
Components: Moss Agate, sterling silver, crystals

Rey de Leon

Back in Medieval times the Rey de Leon or the King of Leon,one of the regions of Spain, would have worn this as a sign of his authority. The...
Components: Moss Agate, agate or jasper, crystals, sterling silver

Back East

This necklace is called Back East, because in the Old West only ladies from Back East wore pieces like this! Jasper of course with muscovite and...
Components: jasper, muscovite, crystals, brass

My New Trailer

Trading that old trailer for some new wheels....won't it look cute pulled by my Jeep? Brings out the Gypsy in me!

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