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Designs by ChickyD aka Debra

Bevy of Earrings

Just some earrings I've been selling at school.
Components: Swavorski pearls, crystals, bead caps, fw pearls.

Rubies & Chainmail

Last summer I took a Japanese chainmail class and enjoyed it immensely. The class project was a pair of earrings. I took the same earring pattern...
Components: Ruby Swavorski crystals, gunmetal chain and clasp, base metal jump rings

Midnight Rose

Fell in love with both these exceptionally sparkly midnight blue crystals and glass beads at the LBS. I'm another person who can happily and...
Components: midnight blue crystals and glass pearls, 22 g. ss wire, tiny ss beads, and Thai Tribe silver pendant

Chainmail Blossoms I

I just love chainmail! I especially love the sparkle of these Swavorski crystals.
Components: gunmetal chain, jump rings, pewter clasp, & Swavorski crystal pendants.

Autumn Wine Charm

made to match the Autumn Wine necklace. The photography does NOT capture the richness of the purple and copper. In fact, some of the beads look...
Components: copper wire and claps, Swavorski crystals, Czech glass, amethysts, Tourmaline, fw pearls, Yellow Dog lampwork beads

Autumn Wine necklace

This necklace was inspired by a strand of Yellow Dog lampwork beads.
Components: Yellow Dog lampwork beads, Amethyst, fw pearls, Copper wire and clasp, Swavorski crystals, Czech glass

Fabulous Cuff

I made this to coordinate with the Lavender Lady necklace. It looks great on. Really sparkly. Most of the stones came from LB.
Components: 14 g. copper wire frame, 24 g. copper wire, Madagascar Carnelian, chips, Amethyst, goldstone, some other purple stones, maybe some kind of red jasper, Swavorski crystals, 1 fabulous tourmaline stone, fw pearls

Lavender Lady

This necklace was inspired by Lynda Moseley's lovely pendant and LB beads. Finished it last night and wore it today with a red drape-neck top.
Components: Polymer clay pendant by Lynda Moseley, copper chain, toggle clasp, beads, and wire, LB Madagascar carnelian chips, LB tourmaline, Swavorski crystals, and fw pearls

Labradorite Wired

Recently I bought a lovely string of labradorite at a trunk show. These photos do NOT show the luminescent beauty of the piece I used as the focal...
Components: copper chain and 24 g. wire, copper beads & spacers, labradorite rondelles, zircon rondelles, fw pearls

Lynda's Fall Bloom

The necklace was inspired by the lovely polymer clay pendant made by Lynda Mosely. It's absolutely gorgeous, and I can hardly wait to wear it!
Components: polymer clay pendant, Swarovski crystals, fw pearls, ss chain and wire, LB goldstone, and Thai Tribe silver spacers

Frost on the Pumpkin

The graduated, carved beads were definitely a SPLURGE. I just love pumpkins, and these beads remind me of them. I can hardly wait to wear it!
Components: Graduated carved jasper, Japanese seed beads used as spacers, copper clasp

Amber Tree of Life

I made this in a class in an Austin bead shop. Hopefully, wearing this will usher in a little cooler weather for us Texans. Well, one can only...
Components: 16 g copper for frame, LB amber chips, garnet chips, 26 g copper craft wire, freshwater pearls, copper chain & toggle clasp

Pearl Coins

Bought these pearls at a trunk show. They really are lovely! I can hardly wait to wear them. The clasp is meant to be in front.
Components: fresh water coin pearls, Thai tribe silver spacers, heart toggle

Goth Tree

I made this bare tree after taking a class with a tree with leaves. The teacher had made one like this, and I thought it was super-cool. Wore it...
Components: black craft wire, purchased base metal frame, fresh water pearl, leather, and pewter clasp

Autumn Pearls

This necklace was inspired by my collection of pearls.
Components: Copper wire, spacers, beads, & toggle, various freshwater pearls, & Swarovski crystals

Three Thirty-Three #2

This is actually the 1st bracelet I made with this pattern. I love wearing it, and it seems to go with everything.
Components: LB freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystal clasp, & seed beads.

Three Thirty-three #1

This is one of my favorite bracelets, and the photo simple does not do it justice. I seem to have a lot of trouble photographing seed bead things....
Components: Swarovski crystal clasp, seed beads, and Czech glass.

Autumn Leaf Sliding Pendant

I made this leaf in a class. Since it remains hot well into the fall season, I will simply make the transition into autumn with color and...
Components: sterling silver wire frame and center vein, 26 gauge copper innards, Swarovski crystals, Czech glass, and freshwater pearls.

Copper Spiraled Pearls

Just messing around with a little copper
Components: 20 and 24 gauge copper and pearls

Vintage earrings

I made these to wear with a peridot top.
Components: Sterling silver, vintage pre-WWII German beads, and Swavorski crystals

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