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Designs by Elis Mom

Look Homeward, Angel

I fell in love with this focal the moment I saw it! Unfortunately, it was already made into a necklace. I asked the artist if she could recreate...
Components: Raku focal by WondrousStrange on Etsy, raku tiles by Keith O'Connor(Please carry these, LB!), poly clay beads from WinterBirdStudio on Etsy, patina'd copper discs, freshwater pearls, roman glass from NumosityBeads on Etsy, antique brass wire and lobster clasp, sari silk from LB!


Sweet Tweet

This is my entry for the latest Blu Mudd challenge. The ceramic beads were created by Moriah Betterly, and are so lovely with their minty green...
Components: Ceramic beads, focal, and toggle by Blu Mudd, MOP leaves, sea glass nuggets, Fossil Coral, leather cord.


For a Friend!

This bracelet is for a friend. I should have made it for her months ago, but I've had a hard time getting my mojo back with all the hardships at...
Components: Leather cord, freshwater pearl, copper and brass beads, millifiori beads, Czech glass, Citrine, Coral, Rhyolite, Green Garnet, Picture Jasper, maybe some carnelian, copper button.


Kazuri Bubbles

I've had the pendant for eons, purchased on sale when I first started beading. I picked up the Kazuri beads not too long ago at a trunk show. I had...
Components: Koi pendant from the craft store, Kashuri beads from the trunk show, antique silver spacers, Czech glass, brass filigree rounds, a few freshwater pearls, crimp covers, antique silver clasp.


Just for Me!

Haven't been around for a while, and haven't been very productive, either. I've had the Poison Tree pendant for YEARS, and finally put this...
Components: Poison Tree butterfly pendant, turquoise, pave, purple something or other, sari silk, vintaj chain and clasp.


Wild Horse Redo

This is the result of my reworking a previous piece. I think I like this a bit better, though I'm still up in the air. I think the matte titanium...
Components: Raku pendant, Labradorite, Pyrite, Titanium, seed beads, brass chain and clasp.


Wild Horse

While editing, I decided I'd rework this just a bit, but decided to post anyway. I've had the pendant for quite some time and wasn't sure what to...
Components: Raku pendant from Wondrous Strange, Labradorite, pyrite, seed beads, brass chain and lobster clasp.


Rustic Butterfly

This one was difficult for me. I fiddled around with the beads for MONTHS, not being able to make a decision on what to put with the pendant. I was...
Components: Pendant by Round Rabbit. Aquamarine nuggets, large hole pearls, fluorite faceted rice(from a friend), seed beads, leather, patina'd copper washers, copper hook clasp, silk string.


Let Your Heart be Touched

First of all, Merry Christmas to my LB friends!
I was cruising the last Jade Scott shop update and managed to pick up this pendant. It's...
Components: Jade Scott resin pendant, vintage German glass, Czech glass, pressed glass flowers, brass heart bead, natural brass lobster clasp.


Just for Me

I've been wanting to make this for a while, but never got around to it. And it's nothing like my original plan. The pendant is actually the locking...
Components: Tin padlock with crane design, blue porcelain rounds, turquoise rounds, yellow jade rounds, carved resin coin, S-lon cord, silver toggle clasp.


Mr. Ogleby

Once again, I find I'm in a design slump. I have plenty of ideas and resources, but I just can't seem to get them to flow. Maybe it's too much...
Components: PC owl from Sweet Birch Designs, carnelian, turquoise, and cuprite nuggets from friends, wooden petals, moss agate sticks, craft wire, and Vintaj hook.


Fall Hoot!

I had patina'd the blank a long time ago, and let it sit. Then I got the melting pot, and applied some UTEE, and liked the results. I used waxed...
Components: Brass owl pendant, rubber beads, Fire Agate, Czech glass, red creek jasper, wood beads, waxed linen, brass wire, brass clasp.


What's up Doc?

I missed Jade Scott's last shop update...and it's a bit of a turkey shoot at best...ye who checks out fastest gets the prize! I can never check out...
Components: Jade Scott pendant, lots of Lucite, crystals, ceramic beads, rubber O rings, sea glass shards, Unikite sticks, carnelian nuggets and rondelles, brass spacers, gingham ribbon, copper wire.


Fall Foliage

So....I've been tired and crabby, and not designing much. Been wanting to create a fall piece, but just couldn't make it work. Finally got it...
Components: Sari silk, citrine chips, carnelian nuggets, Czech glass, wood petals, Unikite sticks, rubber beads, brass jump rings and hook clasp.


Stained Glass Dragonfly Love

I have to admit that I don't use crystals or glass very much, but the colors in the stained glass kit are so pretty! AND, they just happened to...
Components: Stained glass kit, Vintaj connectors, dragonfly pendant, and hook clasp, Grace Lampwork bead, sari silk, craft wire, Vintaj bead caps and bead wraps.


Pearl and Ceramic Earrings

I love the color of these pearls, and picked up the ceramic charms at a bead show. I thought they looked "beachy".
Components: Biwa pearls, apatite rondelles, ceramic charms, earwires.


Pale Patina Earrings

Working the Bigkick and having some fun! I have many more to photo and post, but it's raining, so I'm done taking pics tonight.
Components: Brass blanks, patina color and glaze, turquoise heishi, brass spacers, jasper rondelles(a gift), brass earwires.


What do I Call This?

I've had the pendant for a while...Was playing around making loops, and decided to incorporate them in the design. Having a hard time with pics...
Components: Round Rabbit pendant, Prenhite faceted coins, craft wire, gun metal toggle.


Kiss

I just love this pendant. The colors are so soft and soothing. My first thought was to either do my usual wrapping, ot make something multi...
Components: Round Rabbit pendant, fluorite rice(a gift), teal button pearls, matte teal seed beads, gunmetal clasp.


My Little Elephant

So, I got this cool pendant, and had a hard time with the design. Go simple...go elaborate. Big vs. small. I had some African sand cast beads that...
Components: Round Rabbit elephant pendant, porcelain saucers, seed beads, bone discs, lampwork discs, lucite saucers, crystal rondelles, ceramic rounds, copper bead caps, liver stone faceted rounds, brass gear and lobster clasp...and a few other things, I'm sure!


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