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Designs by Eeka Mouse

Playing with Interesting Pearls & Copper

Last night I got out my box of unusually shaped pearls, and my copper wire, and played. Just one problem... I can't decide which pair to wear first!
Components: 1. Keshi pearls, teal glass teardrops, 22ga copper wire. 2. 'Ammo' stick pearls (they looked like bullets on a bandolier when they were on the strand), 22 & 20ga copper wire.


What DO we call these?

I've been having lots of fun with the archeological-looking glass & ceramic beads.... they really have my creative juices flowing! I've made more...
Components: Bobby pin, copper ring, accuflex, crimps, African turquoise, ceramic beads, glass bicones, 11/0 seed beads.


Artifact Bracelet

I found some marvelous beads that have Picasso finish overlaid on cane glass segments so that they look like something very old, discovered in...
Components: Glass beads, African Turquoise, Red Jasper, copper heishe, memory wire.


Shoreline Treasure

My first design with one of Petra's pieces from Scorched Earth. So much fun! I don't care for huge earrings, so I made an articulated pendant. I...
Components: 'Driftwood' ceramic piece, aqua/picasso Czech glass, Snakeskin Jasper (20mm, 6mm rounds, 10mm rondelle), 6mm Amazonite faceted rondelles, chain, wire, antique brass bead caps.


charcoal/picasso yellow bracelet

I bought some lovely yellow/Picasso Czech glass beads, thought they would go well w/the charcoal shell pearls from LB.

One picture (hanging in...
Components: Shell pearls (12mm), Czech glass pansy & rivolis, gunmetal finish rounds & toggle clasp.


Salvage

While visiting my cousins for Thanksgiving, we went to a few 2nd hand shops. An inexpensive, but very busy necklace caught our eyes. I was...
Components: Salvaged parts from secondhand necklace; wire for hook, 6mm bone rondelles, 4mm carnelian rounds, ribbed brass spheres.


Golden Horse

I recently sold my jewelry at an event featuring healing with horses, and a horse rescue group. It gave me an excuse to dust off my stash of Golden...
Components: Golden Horse Jasper (free form and rectangles), Hematite, Chinese crystal, old jade cubes, copper.


Slate Serendipity

It was such a pleasant discovery to find that the slate shell pearls went perfectly with the grey/blue layers in some of the silver creek jasper......
Components: 30mm Silver Creek Jasper, 4, 6, 8mm slate shell pearls, rootbeer & matte copper 11/0 seedbeads, copper beadcaps, spacers, earwires, wire.


Red Octopus

I made this set for a silent auction to benefit a local after-school literacy program. Just a quick snap shot before I had to hand it over.
Components: Darling lampwork octopus bead, Coral, Amazonite, cobalt fp beads, gunmetal this-n-that.


Quarry

This started with the 'quarry' lucite leaf. I wanted to evoke an abandoned, water-filled quarry using with mineral, stone, and watery tones...
Components: 'Quarry' lucite leaf, 'morning dove' & 'blue lily garden' fp rondelles, 4mm 'twilight' fp rounds, 6mm 'slate' shell pearls' 10mm 'luster prairie green' fp rounds, smoke cathedral beads, brass-toned 4mm glass cubes, 3mm ridged brass rounds, 22 & 20ga artistic wire, filigree brass beadcaps, seed beads, accuflex, crimps. Also: obligatory picture of the cat family. Kittens are 2 weeks old today!


Question: Something Fishy about the Clasp

I wanted to turn the 2 fish beads into a clasp... I should use thicker wire, but I only had 22ga w/ me and was itching to try it out.
I've seen...
Components: Picture 1: faceted dyed agate, antique copper base metal fish and stars, crystal rondelles, Cu wire. (Sorry the beaded part of the pic is dark - just a quick shot to get your input) Picture 2: cute baby kitten, 1 week old.


Darling Ivy

Quick earrings with matte green lucite ivy leaves & fw pearl dangle.


why I'm not getting much jewelry made

My work table has been appropriated by my furry friends.
Components: Ramblin' Dan, Nikolai, beads and tools.


Air Heart Chalcedony Bracelet

I made a bracelet for myself using the gift Chalcedony, and the color scheme from a Fresh Pick I did last year.

I had a little ^..^ photography...
Components: Chalcedony, marshmallow glass rondelles (wish I'd bought more!), floral lobster clasp from Lima Beads, plus filigree beadcaps & 4mm blue agate rounds from my stash.


Little Red House

This is inspired by a Fresh Pick Sunny Chick did in December 2010 called 'Bring it on Home'. I kept going back to it again and again... so I...
Components: Ceramic house, Apple Jasper, Silver leaf jasper, Smoky Quartz, charcoal shell pearls, gunmetal spacers and toggle.


3-Owl Trapeze Earrings

Made from recent LB purchases. The owls are SO cute, I had to make earrings for myself!(Note: the crystals look better in person.)

What a...
Components: Vintaj owls, delicate copper chain, 24ga copper wire, 4 & 6mm antique luster opal crystals. Earwires are 20ga Cu wire.


Late Summer

The parts for this necklace accumulated, in my stash for years, came together in an evening , and sold in a flash. I'm glad I decided to try the...
Components: Carved carnelian flower, jasper round, copper wire, copper spacers, Carnelian, Serpentine, seed beads.


Dreamtime

I was getting ready for my show this past weekend, wanted to use some aquamarine for upcoming March birthdays, and was inspired to pair it with a...
Components: Australian Lace Agate, Aquamarine faceted rondelles and smooth rounds, Antique Brass beadcaps and wire, brown matte & bronze-gold seed beads.


Honey Love

My Valentine's Day contribution, utilizing a great Grace Lampwork Heart (sorry it's a bit out of focus).
Components: Lampwork Bead, Jonquil Crystal rondelles, Hematite tubes & rondelles, Sterling Silver.


Jonquility

I bagged these lemon-lime freshwater pearls with the lemon quartz over a year ago, planning to make something out of the duo. When Ivy made a Fresh...
Components: Faceted Lemon Quartz Squares, FWPs, Sterling Silver


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