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Designs by Deb Harding

Whimsical Heart

A small bundle of Gaea ceramic beads just happened to match some of my long held stash of ceramic beads from Peru. Then I found these wood red...
Components: Gaea ceramic beads. Ceramic beads from Peru. Red wood beads. Czech glass flowers. Small cream ceramic beads. Sari silk. Copper jump rings. Antique brass wire. Tiny brass wire heart.


The Mermaid's Pearls

The Gaea mermaid pendant was a gift. It's so beautiful I really wanted to do it justice. Hopefully I have. The little blue "rice" shaped beads I...
Components: Gaea Mermaid pendant. (Gift) Czech glass mint julep. (LB) Freshwater potato pearls. (Michaels) Blue rice apatite beads. (Gift) Bumpy silver beads. (Walmart) TOHO aqua lined seed beads. (LB) Shell button. (Hancock Fabrics)


Inspired By Martha ~ Revised

Martha (Sunny Chick) posted that gorgeous bracelet with the Kylie Perry lock focal a few weeks ago. I loved it. It also reminded me that I had...
Components: Brass lock link. Blue disk (?) beads. Czech glass halo bead. Brass key charm. Various blue bead dangles. Copper chain. Copper findings. Marine patina.


Friends Bring Sunshine!!

So a generous friend sent the magnesite green stones to me recently. Instant like!!! Then another generous friend sent the sun bracelet bar. Awww...
Components: Green Sun bracelet bar. Magnesite green turquoise. Cream stone beads. Brass spacer beads. Brass chain. Sari silk ribbon. Brass findings. Handmade brass wire ring.


Pink Mod Flower

Trying a new wire wrap technique where you make a big loop. You can do it on 1 or both sides of your bead/stone. Kinda cool because it looks like...
Components: Wood flower focal. (Quartz patina & pink nail polish). Pink tumbled opal nuggets (Lima Beads). Ceylon innocent pink square seed beads (Lima Beads). Beige seed beads. Copper wire. Button.


Peanut Butter & Jelly Dreams

Another lampwork bead from that $1.00 bag. Watch bezel for a toggle loop. I made the toggle part but I need to redo it. Tan beads are OLD (used...
Components: Lampwork glass bead. American dreams czech squares. Tan druks. Red crystals (is that shape a bicone?). Watch bezel. Copper wire. Jump rings.


Blue Shasta Daisy

A take on Heather Power's Dahlia Pendant. An inexpensive version. Found this blue flower pendant & the blue beads last night at Wally World in that...
Components: Blue ceramic floral pendant. Blue pandora type bead. Blue glass flower. Various small blue beads. White seed beads. Silver bird charm. Silver bead cap. Silver metal chain & findings.


Surf and Sand

Updated version. Dangles on both sides of focal. I found tiny topaz crystals (duh...had them since Oct.) & redid the 3rd strand with them. I like...
Components: Czech glass spring bouquet. Wave lampwork bead. Various Aqua & topaz beads. Watch bezel. Copper findings. Copper wire.


In The Garden

This is what I worked on today, in between kitty nursemaid sessions. Little noses nose spray, eye ointment, clavamox, chickenbroth, steam sessions,...
Components: Vintaj Birdbath pendant. Filigree cone, flattened. Green & lilac freshwater pearls. Lilac crystals. Wisteria seed beads. Czech lilac glass beadcaps. Green crystals. Green bugle beads. Brass jump rings.


Leaf On The Wind

Finally decided to try the knotted seed beads on a necklace. Not much else really looked right with this. I had this and the turtle bracelet, in a...
Components: Ceramic pendant. Green and brown seed beads. Green glass beads. Ceramic round bead. S-lon cord.


Turtle Pond

Another one of those projects that has been in a semi finished state for...ages. 3 little turtles sit on the logs until they hear a sound and...
Components: Ceramic turtle beads. Wood beads. Green glass beads & seed beads. Brown seed beads. 2 Czech glass leaves. S-lon cord.


Twisted Beauty

My favorite necklace I've made recently. It looks gorgeous on. The jasper focal came from a friend. Most everything else I've had for years, and...
Components: Impression jasper focal. Amazonite nuggets & chips. Aventurine chips. Freshwater & glass pearls. Ceramic beads. Glass beads. Crystal beads. Cork beads. Metal beads. Seed beads. ? beads because I'm not sure wht cream beads are.


Summer Pearls

The Muddy Spring Mix pearls (-gray) actually. This is probably going to be a replacement necklace to my mother...since she thinks the dragonfly...
Components: 14mm Muddy Spring Mix Pearls. Wire. Chain.


Espresso Cream

Another $1 pendant. This did not turn out like I planned when I started...lol but you know how that is.

ButterBall and the babies. He just loves...
Components: Ceramic pendant. Glass flowers. Carved beads. Seed beads. S-lon cord. Floral tortoise button.


I Need a Name??

Finally got something made with this $1 pendant. It has frustrated me for months. I'm probably going to.change the chain to brass because the bead...
Components: Ceramic pendant. Ceramic beads. Czech glass flower bead caps. Pink glass beads & seed beads. Vintaj brass bird connector. Brass findings.


She Sells Sea Shells By The Seashore

I was trying to do a shell necklace that had random shells knotted. I didn't like it..so I braided all those knotted strands together. Still didn't...
Components: Sea shells...lots. Freshwater pearls. Clear crystals. Brown S-lon cord. Shell button.


Baby Wave

The Vintaj contest is finally open for voting. There are a lot of very good designs. Just thought I would encourage voting by posting a link. There...
Components: Vintaj parawire. Aqua seed beads. White seed beads. Shell button. S-lon cord.


Chocolate Mint Blossom

So I took a break from my super cleaning and watched a movie. And started beading. Just messing around with some pearls. The flower focal is part...
Components: Green freshwater pearls. Brown freshwater pearls. Green bell flowers. Copper flower focal. Brown seed beads. Green frosted glass beads. Copper jump rings, headpins, lobster claw, hook.


Ocean Love

I'm thinking about entering this necklace in the Vintaj July contest....theme is Ocean Surf. I need honest opinions. I made the wave using parawire...
Components: Vintaj natural brass charms. Vintaj Ocean Surf pendant. Vintaj Parawire. Vintaj decorivet. Howlite turle beads. Aqua & white seed beads. Brass beads. Vintaj bead caps. Recycled glass beads. Real sea shells. Vintaj chain. Sari silk ribbon. Brass headpins, eye pins, jump rings, hook. Vintaj patina marine.


Sea Breeze

A friend gave me a late B-day gift of money & told me I had to spend it on beads. No problem. One of the things I got was this kit from...
Components: Sea Breeze kit which includes seed beads in seafoam lined topaz I think, czech glass in sea shell shapes & rounds, dark green & seafoam glass, small gold bead, large plated faceted gold beads, silk chiffon ribbon, gold plated sun button & gold.pendant finding.


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