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Designs by Elis Mom

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.


This is a "budget" project. I had the pendant and beads from a set I got at JoAnn's with a coupon for a long time. I liked the colors. I added some...
Components: Sunflower pendant, glass pearls, crystals, Czech glass, lucite rounds, natural brass chain, antique brass clasp.

Race for a Cure

A friend approached me to make earrings for her Race For The Cure team. The walk helps raise money for breast cancer research and awareness...
Components: All manner of any pink pearls, stones, and crystals. Silver and brass components and earwires.

Very Berry

Trying to get out of a color rut, and get ready to make pink earrings for a friend and her team doing the Susan Kromen Breast Cancer Walk. I...
Components: Pearls, Vintaj brass filigree, earwires, and patina.

Treasures of the Sea Lariat

This design is "beyond pearl knotting". The main strand features all manner of shells and stones matched with fiber and metal chain.
Components: Abalone teeth, Shell, millifiori rondelles, amazonite sticks, large hole pearls, silver plated spacers, teal fabric chain, antique silver chain, 0.5mm leather cord, silver plated fish charms, an occassional silver blue chrystal rondelle, Aquamarine rondelles.

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.

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