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Designs by Deb Harding

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 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 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 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.

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