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Designs by Beadlady3 aka Cindy

Coin Pearl Earrings

Lovely coin pearls, I couldn't pass them up at the last bead show I went to, even though there were at the top of my budget limit! Use LB's...
Components: pearls, wire


From the Lilac Bush

A spare LB amethyst pillow bead accents the patina'd copper blank and flower connector. Copper crystal links and copper toggle to finish.
Components: Amethyst, Copper links


#211

Playing with scraps of wire & metal, I stumbled on this linear design. I just like making those swirls I guess!


Amethystos

This frame is made from some wide aluminum 'wire' I found at craft store. I cut 4 pieces and just wove the corners together, folding over the ends...
Components: Amethyst, copper wire


Pink Punk

Mixing beading and metal work. The copper is rolled in a metal crimper, given a little patina and polish. Wire wrapped some keshi pearls to it, and...
Components: angel pink keshi pearls Copper blank


Free Form and Swirls

A few more pendants to share! Lots of different stones here - amazonite, green banded agate, dyed blue agate. Accents are fancy jasper, crystals,...
Components: Vintaj parawire, artistic wire, gemstone pendants and accents


Hearts on Fire In Wire

I finally go to the point where I am hand forming the frame into a heart shape, and 'sewing' beads to it with wire! These two turned out good...
Components: Artistic Wire, various Czech crystals, glass pearls.


Mixed Greens

Care for a salad?

There is this designer I admire for her organic style of design (Szarka) with wire and gem stones. When I was making this...
Components: Various gemstones and Czech beads


Winter Day Gray

Somehow the first one (pink & blue) never looks quite as good as the 2nd time I try a new design (gray/blue). To me any way. That's why I featured...
Components: 18 & 22g artistic wire; various gemstones


Coral Focal Wrap

More of my weekend of making pendants/focals. The coral is about 1.5 inches long. I used 18g artistic wire because its big and needed that...


My Weekend Projects

This weekend was spent playing with wire and using beads in my stash in a different way. Got a couple of books at B&N to give me some inspiration...
Components: various Czech crystals, gemstones, Artistic Wire


For the Love of Pink

Making use of some long-forgotten beads! Cherry "quartz" and rose quartz, with a little faceted glass and purple flowers!


Nevada

Found this large focal stone at a bead show, and knew the green turquoise and picture jasper would be lovely with it! Just had to throw in some...


Desert Sky

Pretty porcelain jasper (I think) pendant mixed with picture jasper tubes and ovals, plus some turquoise howlite and carnelian beads. More fun...


Metal-isous Earrings

One day at work I was kinda bored, so I started sketching earring designs using round metal blanks. Then I came home & made up several of them!
Components: brass & copper blanks; various gemstones


Funky Wire Wrapped Agates

Got a new book to learn from, and this is inspired by a design in the book. ("Spotlight on Wire" by Melissa Cable)
Components: Agate, artistic wire


For Betty

My friend recently lost her mom Betty(natural causes), and passed some of her beaded necklaces on to me. The center stones on this bracelet are...
Components: dancing pearls, gold pearls


2Vivid

Ah, those LB faceted Czech beads!

These both have a Vintaj leaf blank embossed with a gear pattern, and colored with patina.
Components: Vintaj patina, leaf blanks, faceted Czech beads


A Single Blossom

I thought these carnelian beads were very pretty, and just let them stand alone...with a little glass blossom.


Sweetart

Sweet? Tart? Art? :)

Another of my fold-formed hearts. I love this technique (from Kim St. Jean's book).

I hand formed the wire connectors,...


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