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Designs by Beadlady3 aka Cindy

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


Because I like Orange

It's too cold to go out, I even skipped a bead show because I didn't want to dare the highway with the blowing snow. So I made some necklaces. I...
Components: Carnelian, Orange Botswana Agate, Artistic Wire, Swarovski crystals, gold chain


Twink's Surprise

A friend (we call her Twink) had a necklace she wanted remade. She said the "beads" were scratching her. Well, it was actually dried purple corn,...
Components: Amethyst drops, amethyst barrels, Artistic Wire


Pink Champagne & Shooting Stars

My muse hit me the other day, and I made a few new Pendants. These two are similar, so I thought I'd display them together.

Artistic wire, coin...
Components: wire, Czech glass stars, coin pearls


Swirly Pearly

Please ignore my messy wrap...it was a learning experience! That's why I am using the artistic craft wire and shell pearls. :)


What is Selling for Me

At my first holiday show, this type of necklace sold the most - a wire-highlighted pendant on a simple chain or leather, with a few beads for...
Components: Focal stones, artistic wire in silver, Copper and gold.


My shop display

I was invited to display my jewelry in a store in Waynesville Oh. It's one of those towns known for antiques and hand made items. A huge craft show...


Spiked Punch

Faux turquoise spikes fanned out and ready to add some edge to your look. At least thats what I tell myself when I wear it. 😄


Jazzy

Inspired by LRC who makes those wonderful wired cuffs ... I had an idea for a cuff, but when I started hammering out the wire, it told me "no, I'm...
Components: 16ga artistic copper wire, 24ga artistic wire, Czech glass rondelles & drops


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