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Designs by Beadlady3 aka Cindy


Learning some new links, the simple S link in 16g copper to connect these copper washers (from the hardware store) and LB amethyst beads. The...
Components: Artistic wire in copper 16g, copper chain, amethyst barrel beads.

Bits and Pieces

Got my LB order, these little black beauties were in there (except the pendant). Plus I got more 16g artistic wire so of course I made wire bits!...
Components: Black Onyx, silver artistic wire

Using some bead stash

So all thru Lent I didn't buy any beads. Of course, after the Easter Egg Hunt here I had to use my coupon and get the freebies! While I am waiting...
Components: Poppy Jasper, Apple Jasper, crystals, tiny silver rounds.

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


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)


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.


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.

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