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Designs by Deb Harding

Why KNOT??!

I have been trying pearl knotting. I have another necklace in a half finished state...only because I ran out of aqua shell pearls. I really like...
Components: Labradorite rounds. Swarovski crystal pearls. Black crystals. Rhinestone spacers. Gunmetal spacers.


Elephant in Blue

Raiding the $1.00 tray at Walmart again I found the cool Elephant pendant that looks like a resin and the large carved beads, which are plastic. I...
Components: Elephant pendant. Large carved beads. 2 Aventurine rounds. 2 red creek jasper rounds. 4 blue haze agate rounds. 10 amazonite rounds. 5 mookiate sticks. Large and small natural brass beads. Pale aqua wedge stones??? Aquamarine maybe. 2 bumpy copper beads. Aqua seed beads.


SummerTime Blues

So I did a little repurposing. I found some cool bracelets made from PC beads at Rose's...a buyout. $2.50 each. I bought 3 and decided to take them...
Components: Assorted PC beads, clear crystals, czech flowers in blue & teal, PC cones from WinterBird Studios, white seed beads, shell button, brown hemp cord.


Circus Elephant

I ordered a PC shell focal from Asia and she sent a bonus of this gorgeous lentil bead, and a handmade hook clasp. The lentil matched these little...
Components: Periwinkle glass lentil. Periwinkle/yellow glass elephant. Periwinkle/yellow pandora type bead. Tumbled Chalcedony nuggets. Periwinkle facected rondelles. Blue Lace Agate rounds. Czech Citrus Sunshine rondelles. Perwinkle frosted glass disks. Small Chalcedony nuggets. Yellow glass flowers. Large yellow flower. Brass bead caps, jump rings, headpins. Asia's handmade hook clasp. S-lon cord.


Ibotta Bought Beads

Strange Title I know. I have an App on my phone that is for shopping. If I buy certain items I get money. I can then transfer it to PayPal and buy...
Components: 1) Earthenwood Flying Bird pendand, Czech Luster Verde bellflower, Czech Chartreuse oval, Vintaj bird connector, Vintaj hook clasp, Nunn Design leaf connector and copper leaf, all from LB. Silver foil millefiori beads Michaels, seed beads, serpentine beads, chain from stash. 2) Gaea Earth Ocean Bundle, Vintaj Sand Dollar pendant, Czech Jungle Camouflage rondelles, Vintaj toggle bar, butterscotch waxed linen all from LB. Wood bead, wood ring, seed beads, sea shell and chain from my stash.


Denim Dreams

This is a Mother's Day gift for my Mom. She admired the blue stones in my moon necklace so I thought I would make a necklace with them...but with a...
Components: Several different blue *gifted* stones including Lapis, Dumortierite, flat ones not sure. Sodalite strand I have had for 20 years (no kidding), glass blue/white beads (Walmart, they looked like the sodalite), silver metal beads, rings, bead caps, clasp, headpins, jump rings, white & blue seed beads, blue crystals.


Colorful Leather

2 days after Laud shared her last leather bead necklace I was in Walmart and found the large red flower beads in the $1.00 tray. I crossed my...
Components: Leather focal. Red ceramic flowers. Aqua ceramic rondells and rounds. Tan ceramic and glass beads. Magnesite flowers and small red beads. Red faceted agate. Brick seed beads. Wood disc. Waxed irish linen, butterscotch.


Earthtones

This was my Mom's Christmas gift. She saw these stones when I got them and admired the earthy look. (generous friend again) I was at her house...
Components: Various reddish gems (I'm clueless). Brown shell beads. Magnesite flowers. Seed beads. Copper chain, toggle clasp spacer beads, earring wires.


Flowering Amazonite ~ Total Redesign

Last year I made a necklace with the amazonite pendant and carved flower beads. (Last Photo) Remember I forgot one silver bead. I liked it but it...
Components: Amazonite rectangles, carved floral beads and teardrop beads. Amazonite/black tourmaline rounds. Swarovski glass pearls. Decorative silver beads and spacers. Silver hook clasp.


Graceful Moon

The Grace lampwork kalera was my very 1st purchase at LB. I fell in love with it because of my moon addiction and Van Gogh's Starry Night love....
Components: L.B.- Grace Cobalt Celestial Kalera, Czech Smoky Moons, Czech Cobalt Rounds, Czech Sapphire Rounds, Czech Clear/Silver Rounds, Star Toggle. Michael's- Open Star Metal Beads, Rhinestone Rondells, Freshwater Pearls, Silver Beads. Generous Friend- Round Blue Stones??


At The Bracelet Bar.

Could you imagine a real Bracelet Bar. I'd like one pearl bracelet, with a twist. Make it a double.

Anyway these are 2 bracelets for...
Components: 1) Ceramic Bracelet Bar, Labradorite, czech glass rondells, faceted rondells, swarovski crystal, czech flower, bronze crystal, brass bird, bead caps, hook clasp, jump rings. 2) Ceramic Bracelet Bar, jade rounds, czech rondells, czech round, czech flower, czech piggy, copper spacer beads, bead caps, toggle clasp, jump rings, chain.


Butterflies Are Free

Actually they were 50% off. THIS IS ALL YOUR FAULT WANDA!!! I went to Michael's to find those wavy spacer beads Wanda had used. Well I found...
Components: 1) Reconstitued stone butterfly focal. Howlite flowers. Stone wavy spacers. Aqua beads $1.00 walmart. Seed beads. Watch bezel toggle ring. Handmade seed bead wire toggle. 2) Stone butterfly focals. Seed beads. Magnasite beads. Metal painted flower beads.


Floral Black Impression

I'm so excited!!!! I made the bracelet bar!!!! There was a small hunk of black clay in the bag with the pre-made canes. It was crumbly so I didn't...
Components: Handmade PC Bracelet Bar. White howlite rounds (LB) Black crackle agate. Black & white seed beads. Gunmetal toggle, tube bead, rondell beads, jump ring. Silver bead cap. Black S-lon cord.


Purple Power

2 bracelets using the same ceramic tube bead as a focal. (Part of FMG $1 sale/strand with 4) 1st is slightly more dressy. 2nd a little more rustic....
Components: 1) Ceramic tube. Lilac and white glass pearls. Lucite flowers. Toho wisteria seed beads. Various small purple beads. Shell button. S-lon cord. 2) Ceramic tube. Round purple stone beads. Purple stone chips. Purple quartz chips. Various purple beads. Toho wisteria seed beads. Lilac czech glass flower bead caps.


Floral Carving

Trying to organize a little better made the lampwork rectangles get my attention. An LB friend was destashing and sent them my way. As well as the...
Components: Tan lampwork rectangle. Carved "cinnabar" round bead. Carved "ivory" rondell. Picture jasper (?) rounds. Wood daisy spacers. Wood wedge bead. S-lon cord.


Turquoise Blue

"If cold December give you birth
The month of ice and snow and mirth
Place on your hand a turquoise blue
Success will bless what'ere you do"...
Components: Turquoise magnesite. Off-white unknown stone(magnesite also?) Turquoise color seed beads. Silver spacer disks. Silver rings. Silver charm, leaves, button, beads, jump rings. S-lon cord.


Winter Bird

I saw this cute little bird on a branch pendant in Michaels and had to have it. I dog-sat for my neighbors & earned some money. I was lucky and...
Components: Metal bird pendant. Millefiori beads. Cream and red seed beads. Red bicones. Carved shell leaves. Cream glass bead. Shell tubes. Czech flowers. Brass jump rings, chain, head pins.


Earring Envy

This completes the green agate set. They've been done just couldn't take a good photo because I couldn't see...lol.
Components: Green agate nuggets. Topaz and green crystals. Copper spacers. Copper findings.


Odonata Nouveau Completion

The bracelet and earrings to go with the brass dragonfly necklace for Granny/Nancy. I've had issues trying to get everything complete. I have...
Components: Czech lentil, faceted round, rondelles, nugget, cruller, flower. Turquoise bead. Topaz crystal. Hamilton gold shell pearls. Miyuki topaz seed beads. Brass chain, bead caps, dragonfly charm, toggle clasp.


Odonata Nouveau (for Nancy)

Explanation of name: Odonata is one of those latin(?) classifications for dragonfly. It just sounds cool. To me the final design looked kind of...
Components: Vintaj brass dragonfly pendant. Patina in Marine blue. Czech glass: lentils, faceted rounds, rondells, picasso nuggets, crullers, teardrops, flowers...all in shades of aqua. Unknown turquoise stone (right side). Smokey topaz crystals. Small bronze crystals. Hamilton gold shell pearls. Miyuki topaz gold seed beads. Brass bead caps, jump rings. Brass wire 20g.


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