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Designs by Beadlady3 aka Cindy

Earrings Marathon

Sometimes watching the hockey game I have to work off nervous energy (love my hockey!). So one game I made all the frames in 16g, different color...
Components: 16, 18, 20, 24g wire (most from LB) Shell pearls, glass pearls.


Ear Wired-Up

Today was a good day for me. Lots of ideas and some even turned out pretty good. :D

Not sure what that first pair is, the drop with black and...
Components: Parawire, craft wire, crystals, fres water pearls


Today's Challenge - Pins

I had a half-dream this morning (kinda awake, kinda dozing)about making a guitar shape with wire. Yes, it's been done before...I did some checking...
Components: 16g non-tarnish wire (LB); 24g silver wire; Swarovski crystals


Imperial II

I was so excited to get the imperial jasper nuggets I had to do something right away. This is similar to the "Imperial" design I did a while back,...


4 Feet and Hurt Fingers

A friend took me to a Local Bead store, where I got some 16g copper wire. I keep it with me at work, and when I have phone conferences I make...
Components: copper wire, Sodalite


For the Arts Faire

I've been invited to submit an application & pictures to the Englewood (OH) Arts Fair in August. Trying to bump up my game a little and make some...
Components: Artistic Wire, Czech glass beads, Vintaj Patinas


Natural Disaster

While doing this fairly simple design...I broke my flat-nose pliers! So sad! These have been in my hands for over 10 years. (sniff)

Brass that I...


Embossing Again

I get a kick (!) out of using the Sizzix Big Kick machine. All the pretty patterns!

I think the cherry blossom is my favorite. If you squint...
Components: Vintaj Big Kick embossing machine & dies; Vintaj patina; various beads and artistic wire


Inventing a Flower

Coing some metal work tonight. Cut the 5-point flower from a brass square, heated it, played with the edges to 'ruffle' it, cut a few nicks in it,...
Components: brass, patina


Fabulous Amethyst

Every now and then I just have to string beads! More of my finds from recent bead show, amethyst and amazonite. Sterling silver accents, because...


Colorful Bracelets

After I cut my fingers up with the wire work I did (seriously, like papercuts on my thumbs and 2 other fingers!) - I switched to some metal pieces...
Components: copper sheet, Vintaj embossing dies, Vintaj patinas, various glass beads, sari silk ribbon


Imperial

I could not get my camera to give me the lovely light green with darker green stripes on the focal stone! But if you look at LB's Imperial Jasper...
Components: Imperial Jasper, aventurine, 16g & 18g gold non-tarnish Wire (LB)


Clarity

I let myself out of bead prison and went to a gem & jewelry show on Saturday. Picked up these lovely faceted amethysts! "By wearing or using...
Components: 16 & 18g non-tarnish silver wire (LB); 8mm faceted amethyst beads


Something Borrowed Something Blue

I am continuing in my journey to add to my wire skills, and I found a book by Cindy Wimmer, "The Missing Link". It is all about making wire links....
Components: LB Artistic wire in 16g antique bronze, 24g antique bronze.


Metal Moments

Piecing together more metal parts I had in my stash. Some have been in other designs and I took them apart and did some recombining. Not to...
Components: Brass blanks, copper blanks, Vintaj charms & embossing dies, Vintaj patinas & alcohol inks, chain, wire, copper washer & gears.


Colorful Chaos

I had a small piece of 18g Artistic wire at my desk, so I made this heart shape. Wasn't sure what I was going to do with it, so I purused Etsy for...
Components: 18g artistic wire non-tarnish silver; 26g artistic wire, light amethyst (LB), 24g artistic wire non-tarnish silver, various freshwater pearls and Swarovski crystals.


Desperado

So after I got energized (!) I was on a roll. Cut & polished the brass piece, I think it is 26g and felt kinda flimsy, so I found the copper...
Components: Turquoise chips, brass blank, copper strip, 26g Artistic wire, 20g Artistic copper wire for beaded units, brass chain.


The Owlery

So this came about by accident. I had embossed the owl shaped Vintaj piece with the owl on his belly, and found a copper piece I had embossed with...
Components: LB Leaf chain, Vintaj Owl altered blank, 24g copper blank, Vintaj moon charms, antique copper chain


Energizing

I have had some metal pieces that I half-started a project with, and to jump start my way back into designing with them I made this pendant...
Components: Various jasper and dyed jade beads; 24g copper sheet; leather lacing; 26g & 20g copper Artistic wire.


Pendants Galore

It is obvious (to me) I have a lot of practicing to do with wire weave. So I keep trying to work it in to different pieces, hoping it will one day...
Components: LB Amethyst pillow bead, fluorite rounds, glass pearls, Artistic Wire in lavender, silver, and copper, copper beads


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