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Designs by Deb Harding

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.


She Graduated

My friend Kathy's daughter Marina graduated last night....it was in question. One class was possibly going to keep her from walking. The final exam...
Components: Freshwater pearls in pink, lavender, blue & brown. Quartz chips in purple & green. Lipstick Ranch small daisy pendant. Copper wire, chain, lobster clasp.


Pistachio Spring

This is such a tiny pistachio green leaf pendant...barely an inch. My necklace is kind of influenced by a free tute that was on HumbleBeads...
Components: Ceramic leaf pendant. Green glass pearls. Small czech crystals in green, yellow shades, aqua seed beads, coppee wire, brass jump rings & chain.


Boho Silken Tassel

I ordered the sari silk yarn. One small section was this gorgeous rust & teal color. I untied it from the rest, made a chain of czech glass rounds,...
Components: Sari Silk Yarn. Czech Glass Fire-polished Montana Blue. Czech Glass Fire-polished Smokey Topaz. Etched Copper Chain. Copper eye-pins, bead cone, small chain, toggle clasp, jump rings, beads.


Butterfly Gem

This is my other gift for my Mom. She likes hummingbirds, dragonflies & butterflies. The labradorite was from a generous friend. I made the...
Components: Labradorite cylinders & flat horse eye(?). Amazonite & black tourmaline rondells. Silver bumpy beads. Silver butterflies and danglies. Amazonite chips (LB easter bracelet).


Dragonflies in Flight

My Mom's Mother's Day gift. Believe it or not this pendant was only $2.70!!! The aqua ceramic beads, flower & rondell, were both $1.00 strands. I...
Components: Ceramic Dragonfly Pendant. Aqua Ceramic Flower Beads. Aqua Ceramic Rondells. Aqua & Brown Seed Beads. Vintaj Brass Dragonfly. Wood Dragonfly Bead. Brass Beadcaps, jump rings, chain & wire.


Peachy Pearls

I bought 2 of those $1.00 pendants. I would have bought 3 if they had them. This is not the design I intended to do at all but I like it. Still...
Components: Peach leaf ceramic pendant. Brass connector piece. Peach & brown glass pearls. Copper chain & toggle. S-lon cord.


Peach Woods

Still being influenced by Lorelei Eurto's & Erin Seigel's book. This is a variation of one of Erin's designs. My 3-strand part is longer & I finish...
Components: Peach leaf ceramic pendant, ceramic beads from Peru. peach round & nugget ceramic beads, terra cotta seed beads, wood beads, wood flower spacers. Tortoise shell flower button, S-lon cord, copper jump rings.


Silk Flower

Playing with the sari silk again. This time I used 1 of those bracelet links from Michael's like a bracelet bar (can't afford those). I braided the...
Components: Aqua floral bracelet link. Aqua crystals. Brass beads. Teal coated wire. Brass chain & findings. Sari Silk.


Ceramic Sari Time

Playing with Sari Silk and Ceramic beads. Plus a few pretend pandora beads. The button is from the spare button package on a southwestern jacket I...
Components: Silvertone button. Brown w/ Aqua swirl ceramic beads. Aqua w/ Brown swirls ceramic beads. Silver pandora style beads. Silver spacer beads. Silver heart bead. Pink/green AB crystal. Aqua sari silk ribbon.


Former Life

This pendant had a former life as an earring, in the late 1980's. (So I have another) It hung in a clip-on design thing that was actually pierced....
Components: White & Purple glass pendant. Czech purple druks. Alexandrite crystals. Amethyst glass pearls. Lilac freshwater pearls. Purple & lilac larger seed beads. TOHO wisteria seed beads. Copper toggle. S-lon cord.


Blue Leaf & Flowers

My other Blue Leaf Necklace. I've had the polymer bead canes for...I have no idea....1990. I found them when I went through my stuff. Cant believe...
Components: Blue leaf ceramic pendant. Aqua polymer clay beads. Aqua cube glass beads. White seed beads. Silver toggle. Brown S-lon cord.


New Leaf Blue Leaf Redo

So I made the New Leaf Blue Leaf necklace a while back. And while I "liked" it I didn't like it either. I was never quite happy with it. I bought...
Components: Ceramic Aqua Leaf Pendant. Aqua Glass cube beads. Pale Aqua glass pearls. White large seed beads. TOHO seed beads in teal, pearl, & clear w/ aqua lining. Czech glass aqua flowers. Silver leaves. Silver beads. Silver toggle. Light brown S-lon cord.


Pearl Floral Goddess

Another take on the Goddess Bracelet. Tutorial available at The Gossiping Goddess Blogspot. Added a larger tumbled opal nugget in 2 spots and then...
Components: Pink and White Freshwater Pearls. Pink Tumbled Opal Nuggets. Pink Czech 2-Hole Flowers. Pink Seed Beads. Carved Wood Button. S-lon cord.


Purple Maiden

I fell in love with this button at Hancock Fabrics. Plus she was on sale 40% off. I've been messing around with different ideas...all made me go...
Components: Chalcedony Tumbled Nuggets. Charoite Polished Pebble Drop. TOHO Gold Lustered Pale Wisteria Seed Beads. Bumpy Silver Beads. Silver Hook Clasp. Silver Round Dangle. S-lon Cord.


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