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Designs by Deb Harding

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.


Bonus Envy

So I made this necklace as a bonus to go with the bracelet. I decided something simple that would not really detract from the bracelet was called...
Components: Copper chain. Copper toggle closure. Green agates. Green crystals. Bronze crystals. Copper spacers. Copper eyepins & jump rings.


Envious

Another piece requested by Granny/Nancy. She saw a bracelet by Lynda aka Fresh Baked Jewelry and wanted something similiar. Instead of the 3...
Components: Green agate nuggets (?). Forest green freshwater pearls. Pale green crystals. Bronze crystals. Copper spacers. Copper coil bead. Copper chain. Copper swirl togfle. Copper findings.


Dragonfly Pool ~ for Granny/Nancy

Like Becky I was asked by Granny/Nancy to make a necklace. Only specifications...Aqua & Silver. Then the beads came...LOTS OF BEADS!! So hard to...
Components: Big list...Ceramic dragonfly pendant. Silver bead cap. Silver wire. Strand 1) white seed beads. Aqua shell spikes. Seafoam czech rondelles. Turquoise beads(?). Silver rondelles. Strand 2) teal and seafoam quartz nuggets. White keishi pearls. Aqua czech leaves. Strand 3) Teal & aqua PEANUT SEED BEADS!! Aqua czech.rondelles. Teal freshwater pearls. Silver toggle clasp. Silver bumpy beads. Silver findings.


Send Me Brown Flowers

Large beads with large wrapped loops formed on either side. The flower is the middle piece of an embellishment from Michael's. (I used the small...
Components: Magnesite turquoise beads large and small. Antique brass flower. Antique brass wire. S-lon cord. Copper.chain.


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.


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