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Designs by Deb Harding

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.


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.


Rusted Daisy

This is the necklace I am placing on the Etsy site in our Wheels for Dixie drive. It kind of goes back to the pick I did "Cowgirl Pearls Pink &...
Components: Lipstick Ranch Rusted Iron Daisy Pendant. Pink Tumbled Opal Nuggets. Pink Freshwater Pearls. Brown Freshwater Pearls. Rose Pink Quartz Nuggets. Small Jasper Rounds. Copper Chain, Links, Toggle, Small & Large Spacer Beads, Rings, Spacer Disks, Headpins & Eyepins, Jump Rings


Amazonite w/ A Shot of Espresso

Okay if you think these are good enough they are the bracelet set I'm putting on the Etsy/Miss Dixie site. I do have to change the toggle bar but...
Components: Amazonite Nuggets. Espresso w/ Aqua Swirls Ceramic Beads. Espresso Waxed Wood Beads. Silver-tone Beadcaps & Aligner Beads. Small Sterling Silver Beads. Silver-tone jump rings, toggle bar, toggle ring. Espresso Waxed Wood Beads. Aqua Glass Cube Beads. Silver-tone Bead. Silver head pins & jump rings & lobster claw.


Birds of Jasper

I made this necklace about 5-6 years ago maybe. Well not the one you see here. Decided to restring it Saturday because it was on very wrinkled...
Components: Small Bird Scene Pendant in Copper Frame. Jasper Rounds (don't remember exact name). Copper Beads. Copper Chain. Small Copper Leaves. Copper Toggle Bar.


Butterfly Gem

A bracelet using an assortment of gems and freshwater pearls. Vintaj butterfly blank is the focal, its slightly curved and has a quartz patina....
Components: Vintaj Butterfly Blank. Tiny Vintaj Filigree Butterfly. Brass chain and findings. Pink Tumbled Opal Nugget (actually brown). Pink Rodonite twisted rice. African Opal. Pink, Brown and White Freshwater Pearls. Vintaj Patina Quartz.


Peruvian Beauty

Using some of the handmade ceramic beads from Peru. I might redo as a macrame...not sure.

My new beading assistant ButterBall.
Components: Peruvian Handmade Ceramic Beads. Waxed Wood Beads. Wood Seed Beads.


Waxing Poetic Turquoise

Silly name yes.....its because the wood beads are the waxed wood. I plan on wearing it with the other turquoise bracelet. I'm still on the fence...
Components: Glass Turquoise Bead. Carved Wood Beads. Waxed Wood Beads.


Blue Jean Baby

All the small blue beads are from various blue necklaces from.1980's. The larger decorative beads are some I bought in 1970's.
Components: Decorative Blue Beads. Blue Rondelle Beads. Blue Heishi Beads. Marbled Blue Beads.


Terra-cotta Wood Bracelets

A bracelet set using a carved wood bead on the main bracelet. Also more twist necklace beads. A small acrylic bead taken from another old necklace.
Components: 1) Carved Wood Bead Focal. Waxed Wood Beads. Carved Soapstone Beads. 2) Small Floral Acrylic Bead. Small Wood Beads. Small Marbled Beads Terra-cotta &Cream. 3) Carved Wood Beads. Waxed Wood Beads. Wood Beads.


Carved Flower

I bought the carved beads before Christmas and haven't done anything with them yet. So I decided to make one a bracelet focal. The round turquoise...
Components: Carved Floral Wood Bead. Turquoise Howlite Heishi. Turquoise Marbled Rounds. Wood Beads. Aqua ToHo Seed Beads. Brass Spacers. Brass Findings.


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