Find Beaders and share designs, ideas, and inspiration!

Designs by Deb Harding

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.


My MacGyver Heart

Messing around with the decorative piece off a hair tie. The Sari Silk yarn LB sell is pretty cool, multiple colors on a length, fuzzy texture,...
Components: Decorative heart hair tie. Sari Sik yarn. Copper chain. Teal coated wire. Aqua seed beads & crystals. Copper jump rings, eye pins, lobster clasp


Vintage Copper Rose

1st...nothing here is an antique or vintage...that's just the look I was going for. I've seen a lot of jewelry made from old rosaries, old...
Components: Pink Cabochon Rose. Czech: pink sugar cubes, pink topaz round, pressed glass flowers & heart, pink crystal. Pink glass beads. TOHO ceylon innocent pink cubes. Tumbled pink opal, pink freshwater pearl, pink quartz. Copper chain, spacers, rondells, bead caps, jump rings, eye pins.


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.


Many Shades of Teal

I have this gizmo from wild wire that twist wire on itself. And bunches of soft, colored (almost useless) wire. Messed with it one day and made...
Components: Glass pearls in 3 colors. Crystals in teal & green/pink AB. Blue dyed quartz. Aqua round glass bead. Frosted aqua cubes. Aqua Czech flower. Fancy jasper round. Teal wire links. Copper jump rings. Copper headpins & eyepins. Copper lobster. Copper wire U shaped link.


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.


Goddess of Purple

Tutorial availble at www.thegossipinggoddess.blogspot.com/p/tutorials.html?m=1
or just enter Goddess Bracelet in google search
The top 2 choices...
Components: Czech Purple Druk Beads. Czech Firepolish Alexandrite. Aventurine. Purple/Green Button with Crystals. Purple Seed Beads. S-lon cord.


A Bevy of Bracelets

Working on some more bracelet designs. The pink one is my version of the Silver Branches bracelet. Tutorial by Erin Seigel available on her blog or...
Components: Pink Bracelet: variety of pink seed beads, pink glass flowers, silver leaves, silver floral button, s-lon cord. Shell/Wood Bracelet: Aqua shell nuggets, espresso wood beads, jump rings shell button, hemp cord. Shell Bracelet: Variety of shell nuggets, shell button, hemp cord.


Beach Baby Beach Baby

I'm close to the end of my stash of 12mm Muddy Spring Mix Pearls from special buys. If I could have I would have bought at least 10-15 strands of...
Components: Pale Aqua Shell Pearls 12mm. Green Opal Crystals 10mm. Green & Pink AB Crystals 8mm. Beach Glass Silk Ribbon 7/16. Dark Aqua Glass Pearl. Aquamarine Crystal Nugget. Brass Bead Caps, Spacer Beads, Eyepins, Jump Rings, Chain


Who's Online?

  • Ams
  • No Photo
  • MarelVC
  • Nicole m
  • Terry Ca
  • Dropalotta Beads
  • No Photo
  • Jeanne S
  • No Photo
  • MaryKay K
  • Mo McManus
  • Cynthia C
  • No Photo
  • maryannesinc
  • Susan Schroeder
  • Elis Mom
  • No Photo
  • Daniell h
  • jscatlovers
  • D D Mystic Chick
  • beader 2
  • enus
  • SquirrelGirl aka Angela
  • No Photo
  • Deb Harding
  • Barbie S
  • KatsAllThat
  • No Photo
  • No Photo
  • B Beer
  • Steve
  • Snowdaisy
  • Robin G
  • Trish W
  • No Photo
  • Simply Adorned Jewelry
  • Amethyst Cat
  • D McCaskill
  • diamonddustshoe
  • Miss Molly
  • No Photo
  • LaLuz
  • dibs aka Deb
  • R Rose
  • PhloxyLee
  • No Photo
  • No Photo
  • No Photo
  • Julie Shane
  • Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry

Find More Beaders »