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Designs by Deb Harding

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.


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.


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