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Designs by Elis Mom

Vintage Pearls

I have had these golden pearl drops in my stash for a LONG time, as well as the blue opals. I had left over chain from my lotus necklace, so I...
Components: Gold pearl drops, blue opal ovals, Swarovski crystals, antique copper chain, brass craft wire.

Festive Flower

I saw an article about using buttons in jewelry designs, and I found this fab flower button at a fabric shop. I had to try it as a focal! I am...
Components: Lucite shank button, turquoise rondelles, orange and pink MOP rounds, cherry quartz rounds, glass leaves, green pearls, copper chain and clasp.

Lotus and Pearls Necklace

After having the Gaea lotus pendant on my beadboard for a few weeks, struggling with what do do with it, I finally sat down last night and put this...
Components: Gaea copper lotus pendant, Peruvian Blue Opal nuggets and flat ovals, Copper Green Opal puff rounds, copper chain, Pyrite flower, Czech glass bellflowers, (all LB), gold and copper FW pearls, and antique copper toggle.

Trunk Show Bracelet

I found these beads at a trunk show a long time ago, but never could decide what to do with them. I finally figured it out!
Components: Raku beads, Arte Metal chain, crystals, gunmetal toggle.

Chunky Funky Tribal Necklace

I originally used the African glass beads in my Abalone Collar, but decided they were too "heavy". Then this was to be a bracelet, but I just kept...
Components: African recycled glass beads, some sort of gemstone, copper 1mm leather cord, vintage wooden button.

Abalone Collar

I originally designed this with the abalone link as the focal. Liked it, but not so much as to prevent me from reworking the components. Took...
Components: Abalone links, sea glass and amazonite sticks, swarovski crystals, aquamarine drops, Arte Metal chain, gunmetal toggle clasp.

Viking Knit Bracelet

Wanted to learn something new, so I took a Viking Knit class yesterday, and these bracelets are the results!
Components: Artistic wire, silver beads, cones, and clasp, lampwork beads, gunmetal cones and clasp.

Regaliz Bracelets

These bracelets have got to be the easiest thing ever! Just select your leather and beads, slide 'em on, and glue on the clasp!
Components: Regaliz leather and beads.

Wind and Rain Earrings

These earrings are inspired by wind and rain, both of which we are sure to have this hurricane season. The leaves represent the organic material...
Components: Brass leaf pendants, brass chain, brass headpins, Vintaj patina kits, gunmetal earwires, and beads left over from the Sring Rain contest plus some teal button pearls.

Skystone and Pearl Lariat

I LOVE pearls and turquois together, and when the local beadshop got in these large hole pearls, I had to have them! This is my first attempt at...
Components: White large hole pearls, turquois rounds, textured silver plated coins, leather cord.

Funky Leather Wrap Bracelet

My local bead shop has gotten in a new system of clasps in various styles, all meant to be used with leather. The possibilites are endless, as you...
Components: Antique brass toggle clasp, various beads, pearls, leather cord.

Pink Chocolate Pearl Wrap Bracelet

I just LOVE pearls! When the local bead shop got in these large hole pearls, I just HAD to get a strand! The color is fabulous, and I love the...
Components: Pink chocolate large hole pearls, leather cord, antique copper toggle from an earlier messed up project, brass wire.

Time Flies

This necklace is made from some of the items of my "Time Flies" Fresh Pick. I love green and brown together, plus I wanted the gears and the...
Components: Copper Green Opal, Swarovsky crystals, Vintaj soaring sparrow, sparrow's compass, and clock charm, C-Koop enameled gear, Earthenwood screwed link, rusty gear pendant, and time wheel clasp. All LB, except for the crystals.

Beach White Necklace #2

Part 2 of a series. This necklace had many incarnations, and it evolved while I was working it. However, it's HARD to combine different shades of...
Components: Pineapple Yellow Opal, Fossil Coral, Feldspath, Abalone, Keishi Pearls, natural bronze corrigated rounds, brass wire and labster clasp.

Mother's Day Necklace

A friend of mine saw a photo in a magazine, and asked me to make something similar for her for Mother's Day. It's not really like the photo, it'd...
Components: Citrine faceted nuggets(local shop). Moonstone rounds, citrine rounds, pearls of various sizes and colors, crystals of various sizes and colors, silver plated chain, silver toggle. All LB.

Beach White Necklace & Earrings

I have a collection of gems in all manner of shades of white. I wanted to practice my loops and try some wire wrapping. I love how all the...
Components: White opal horse eye drops, pineapple opal rondelles, antique brass shell charm(all LB), potato pearls, button pearls, abalone chips, brass chain, wire, and jump rings.

Pretty in Pearls

I love all sorts of pearls. This necklace has a really nice drape to it that I can't figure out how I achieved. Love it anyway as it is very light...
Components: Copper potato pearls, lime swarovsky chrystal bicones, brass magatama seed beads, tiny brass toggle clasp.

Seaside Necklace

I love a beachy design, and this necklace goes with everything! I get compliments wherever I go with it, and it was inexpensive as well!
Components: Darkened silver chain, hammered silver clasp, frosted glass beads, abalone teeth, freswater pearls, and aquamarine rounds.

Spring Rain Necklace

When I think of Spring Rain, I think of fluidity and movement. This necklace is longer than what I would usually consider. I had a difficult time...
Components: This "contest" was personal for me...Getting me out of my comfort zone. I stink at wrapped loops, but wanted a design that would look best with them. I really made an attempt to use everything in the necklace kit, and I did, except for the African Glass Rounds. I have another idea for them. I added the Arte Medal chain. Oh yeah! Using the Vintaj Patinas was really fun!

Skystone Meets Volcano(Poor Man's Version)

I love turquoise and pearls, and wanted something that would pop. This is the economy version of my Fresh Pick from last week.
Components: Turquoise magnesite barrels, white potato pearls, white button pearls, hematite rondelles, lava rock rectangles, hammered sterling silver toggle.

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