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Designs by Elis Mom

My Little Ponies

Well, I've been in a design slump(among other things), but Deb and Angela's Ocean Love entries gave me some inspiration. Thanks, ladies!
Components: Vintaj brass blanks and patinas, copper seahorse charms, crackle glass flat discs, brass earwires and wire.

Moonlit Night

There was a supermoon last Saturday, and I forgot all about it until I stepped outside for a moment. It was cloudy and rainy, so all one could see...
Components: Shell pearls, crystals, crystal rondelles, Kyanite, pyrite, brass blank embossed and patina'd, brass hook clasp and jumprings, brass wire, natural brass chain.

Falling Leaves

Another familiar design to some. This was inspired by a fall walk in the woods with the beautiful color change.
Components: Green garnet rondelles, fire phrenite, czech glass, copper leaves, copper chain, copper clasp, embossed brass blank wrapped in a diamond filigree.

Flying Home

I drive along 20 miles of marshland on my way to and from work every day. Along the way are several Osprey nests. I love to see the majestic birds...
Components: FW pearls, citrine rounds and nuggets, embossed bird, nest pendant, natural brass link, brass wire, antique copper clasp.

Blue Bohemian

The latest craze at my local bead shop are these mixed bead necklaces. I've resisted creating one, as I want to nurture my own style. Then I saw a...
Components: Shell pearls, seed beads, copper bead caps, brass bead caps, rhinestone rondelles, pyrite rounds, brass gears, bone gears, bone discs, turquoise heishi, crystal rondelles, seed bead rounds, leather round, brass spacers, brass lobster clasp, ceramic round, some sort of other rounds. I think that's it! Is it too "busy"?

Tiedye Butterfly Redo

Well, this is the redo. Necklace with yellow beads vs. turquoise. I traded the berry colored lucite for tiedye swirl beads, and the yellow lucite...
Components: Brass butterfly and flower blanks, patinas, Czech glass, tiedye swirl beads, brass toggle.

FrooFroo Bracelet

These are the bracelets that Garry is learning. Wire wrap bangles with Swarovski crystals. He thinks the first is "froofroo" because of it's pastel...
Components: Silver wire, Swarovski crystals, matte onyx rounds.

For Laura

A friend of ours wanted a necklace for his wife. She had already purchased the bracelet and earrings.
Components: Turquoise rounds, shell pearls, silver rounds and bead caps, pave bead, silver chain and toggle clasp.

After the Rain

I had patina'd the large medallion last year during the Spring Rain challenge. Then I put it away. After looking at it for so long, I figured I...
Components: Large natural brass medallion, brass filigree connectors, shell pearls, czech glass, MOP coins, Labradorite rondelles, antiqued brass chain and hook clasp.

Warm Spring

I made this piece with some of the leftover beads from my beads in the mail shipment. I really like the lavenders with the copper. Don't have my...
Components: Lavender pearls and crackle glass rounds, peach moonstone rounds, crystal Rondelles, copper chain and hook clasp, leather cord, shell pendant.

Spring Frost

This necklace was inspired by a beads in the mail shipment I received the other day. I love all the cool frosty colors. I don't have a computer @...
Components: Vintage German frosted glass fluted pears, vintage German crackle glass rounds, rose quartz Rondelles, pink frosted glass ovals, silver chain, toggle, and beaded rings.

Garry's Necklace

My funny hunny is venturing into beading, and these are his first creations.
Components: Onyx rectangles, red and blue Goldstone, white and blue howlite, Hematite, silver spacers, brass spacers, green onxy, silvertone lobster clasps.

Raku Beach

I haven't decided if I like this necklace or not. Seems a bit clunky to me. I do like the colors and the Keith O'Connor raku shell, though.
Components: Keith O'Connor raku shell pendant, and various freshwater pearls, Shell, Coral, copper spacers, and copper toggle clasp.

Mod Squad Necklace

I have a ton of Lucite to go through, so I put this necklace together. I was going to list it on the Etsy shop, but, I'm not so sure....
Components: Vintage Lucite hoops and drops, Amythist cubes, Swarovski crystals, nylon fiber chain, brass lobster clasp.

Lucious Lucite for Frida

Just a few pics of some vintage Lucite for Frida to see. These are Moonglow, and probably produced in the 70's. The "pearl" buttons on cardigan...
Components: Lots of Lucite!

Tile Necklaces

I've had these ephemera tiles from Skye Jewels forever, and I finally decided to put them to use. I didn't like the filigree on the first one, but...
Components: Ephemera tiles, brass filigree, crystals, pearls, beadcaps, Czech glass flowers, brass chain and clasp, gunmetal chain and clasp.

Crystal Bracelet

My funny hunny, AKA Garry, decided to take a class, and this is the bracelet he made. I don't think he likes me posting it, but oh well! Not bad...
Components: Swarovski crystals and silver wire.

Earring Sampler

Working on earrings. So hard to photograph!
Components: Ceramic discs, bead caps, coral branches, glass beads, crystal. Vintage lucite hoops with crystals. Pinch bail earrings with lemon crysoprase and smokey quartz.

Floating Lanterns

I often see earrings as an after thought when designing a necklace, and tend not to make many...I found these paper beads at the bead shop and...
Components: African paper beads, bead caps, millifiori glass beads, FW pearls, copper branch links, head pins, eye pins, copper earwires.

Electric Daisy Peace Bracelet

OK, those of you who know me, know I don't do sparkly things. I found these "inexpensive" pave beads at a recent bead show. Then my sari silk from...
Components: Pave beads, sari silk, daisy link, peace clasp, copper spacers, crystals.

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