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Designs by Elis Mom

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.

The Wise Mermaid's Treasure

Another stash piece. I got the Mermaid Wisdom pendant a long time ago with an idea in mind about what to do with it...I couldn't make it work, so...
Components: GGS Mermaid Wisdom pendant, Potato pearls, keishi pearls, crystals, MOP teeth, appetite, Aquamarine, pyrite, Czech glass, pearl drops, copper spacers, toggle clasp.

African Earth

Beyond pearl knotting again. I don't think this is finished, but can't think how else to embellish it.
Components: Silk cord, fiber chain, copper chain, some sort of stone barrel, African glass beads, millifiori beads, copper daisy spacers.

Make a Wish

This is a stash piece, and it is similar to something I saw in a magazine, only a lot less pricey!
Components: GGS Wish Pebble, moonstone ovals, prehnite nuggets, labradorite heishi, luster blue crystals, blue AB crystals, copper lined sapphire sead beads, turquois rondells, pewter toggle clasp.

Do Pearls Sparkle?

I think this question was posed in The Glare Beware! blingy challenge.

I don't know. Do they sparkle, or do they shine?
Components: Large hole pearls, 1mm leather cord, pave bead, button clasp.

Moon Over Miami

I have been wanting to use the Vintaj patinas, blanks, and filigrees to add a few new items to my collection. So far it's been fun. I had a little...
Components: Vintaj brass blank, filigree, patina. Vintage glass rounds, shell pearls, crystals, moon charm, brass chain and toggle. Most from LB.

Vintage Dragonfly

Well, I got a Bigkick, made a few things, then forgot about it. I needed to bring it back out. I'm doing another market next month, and would like...
Components: Embossed natural brass blank, Vintaj patinas, various Czech glass beads, a few crystals, pearls, dragonfly charm, jump rings, and brass chain.

Ladybug Ladybug!

A friend wanted a Viking Knit bracelet for his granddaughter for Christmas. (what is it with Viking Knit lately?)
Anyway, she likes lady bugs, so...
Components: Artistic wire, silver bead cones and clasp, lampworked glass beads.

Stormy Day Bracelet

I puchased the boro bead at a fresh market, and didn't know what to do with it. This is what I came up with.
Components: Boro bead, smokey quartz, pyrite, shell pearls, freshwater pearls, brass beads, amazonite rounds, copper toggle.

Sunshiney Day

Practicing bracelet design. I either get them too big, or too small. Oh well. I think this one is about right. I made it from leftover beads from...
Components: Citrine faceted nuggets and rounds, moonstone round, shell pearl, brass bead caps, craft wire, brass toggle.

Crackle Quartz Bracelet

I tend not to make many bracelets. I think it's because I don't wear them often due to all the frequent handwashing at work, and I don't like to...
Components: Crackle quartz rounds, turquois cubes, red coral heishi, brass seed beads, pyrite facted rounds, blue crystal rondelle, silver lobster clasp.

Coming Home

Once again, a nesting theme. I patina'd a Vintaj Natural Brass bird and brass filigree leaf. Stacked the bird and the nest for the focal. I think I...
Components: Vintaj Natural Brass sparrow, Earthenwood Studio nest pendant, Czech glass discs, wooden ovals, brass corrigated rounds, natural brass ladder chain, craft wire, natural brass lobster clasp.

Viking Dragonfly

To my dismay, I recieved a request for a viking knit necklace. I thought to myself "What a task! There must be a way to make something pretty...
Components: Enameled filigree ball and dragonfly, large hole beads, chrystals, craft wire, silver clasp.

A Fall Walk in the Woods

I have had this Earthenwood Studio plank link forever, and decided it was time to do something with it. I embossed and patina'd an owl blank, made...
Components: Earthenwood Studio plank link, embossed owl pendant, various stones and shell, copper leaves chain, copper wire and jump rings, copper clasp.

Judy's Gift

I made a necklace for a friend as a going away present when she left a job 2 years ago. Last weekend she was my booth buddy at a fresh market, and...
Components: Blue Goldstone, Onyx, some sort of gray stone, seed beads, chrystals, sliver beads and spacers, gunmetal clasp.

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