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Designs by Eeka Mouse

Prize Rhyolite

I've been wanting to share this with you for more than a year, but it kept slipping my mind. The rhyolite oval and the green puff squares...
Components: Rhyolite, Serpentine, Peach FWPs, Seed Beads, Sterling Silver.


Bookthongs

I've never been very good at using bookmarks - I take them out when I resume reading, lay them down and forget about them/lose them. But I've...
Components: Charm, silver-plated ribbed bicone, seedbeads, accuflex, crimps


KH inspired this set!

This was inspired by part of my contribution to KH's Round Robin Necklace. I made it back in May, but didn't want to post it until she'd seen her...
Components: Copper washers, small Turquoise coins, copper beads, wire, chain. Also: Ball Peen Hammer to texture the washers.


Soft Calico Cinnabar Necklace

This is a special-order necklace that I just completed. My customer really liked the oval cinnabar focal, but wanted something 'soft' to go with...
Components: 'Cinnabar' (resin), sterling silver, 4 matte tones of seedbeads.


Ancient Treasure?

I get compliments on these whenever I wear them, and wanted to share them with y'all.

I spotted these pressed glass coins at my LBS (but they...
Components: Pressed glass coins, Carnelian rounds, headpins, earwires, pinch of imagination.


Wood, In The Past Tense

"You can turn to stone, or you can catch fire..."

I realized I've never posted one of my lariat necklaces here... so I'd like to share my latest...
Components: Petrified Wood, glass dice, s/p rounds, seedbeads


Eclectic Browns

It's been a busy holiday show season, and I've got a number of leftovers on my worktable... I rounded up a few and transformed them into an...
Components: fwp, jasper, agate, glass, sterling silver.


Better Name Than Brain?

I found these lovely, delicate, well carved Brain Jasper leaves at my LBS, and thought they were a knockout. But... does anyone know a more...
Components: Brain jasper pendant, copper beads, grey crystals, peachy-copper tri-beads, copper luster 11/0s, handmade copper hook&eye clasp


Skroodles & Flowers

In early July Pam (the Funky Tulip) posted an intriguing earring design ('Twist Me Around') featuring some of her lampwork beads hanging from...
Components: Copper wire and pressed glass


Stone Nugget Bangles

Once upon a time, there was a little oddball Chrysoprase nugget. He didn't fit in with the other stones on the strand - he looked a bit milky, and...
Components: Chrysoprase nugget and rounds, sterling silver, 6/0 seedbeads (ivory & matte dark chocolate), memory wire.


R-S-F

LOVE Red Forest Agate!!!

I need a name for this one, though... any suggestions?
Components: Red Forest Agate Freeform, Forest Green Jasper Triangular Tubes, Red Jasper Scarabs & Rounds


Long Cool Blues

Dumortierite & hematite go so well together; Montana blue rondelles seemed to be the perfect 3rd ingredient...

It was fun making the hook - 1st...
Components: Dumortierite, Hematite, fire polished rondelles, seed beads, sterling silver


What I did with the African Opal...

I had the African Opal squares (that I ended up not using in the Hummingbird necklace after all...) sitting on my worktable alongside the African...
Components: African Opal, African Turquoise, Seafoam Green Crystal Rondelles, seed beads, sterling silver bits & pieces.


Arizona Humming Bird

Back in January I made a Fresh Pick ('My Heart has been Hammered') featuring Patrica Healy's Cu Hummingbird, with African Turquoise, African Opal,...
Components: Patrica Healey copper hummingbird, links, toggle; African Turquoise horse-eyes & rounds; Antique Lace Fire glass rondelles (truely lovely in person!); dark bronze fire-polished rondelles and rounds; carnelian 4mm slices; copper wire.


Birthday Pearls

This is what I made for myself for my birthday this year. Now I have to wrap them up and hide them away until May...

(The pearls are actually...
Components: Baroque FW pearls, sterling silver clasp (that reminds me of a mermaid's pearl-adorned hair waving in the ocean current), seed beads as spacers between the pearls.


Reposing Reptile

I took a little time off from doing Things-That-Must-Be-Done this weekend because I was itching to use the pendant I got from Gaea.
Components: Ceramic Gaea Pendant, assorted fwps, seed beads, sterling s-hook (of course!) and fancy headpins, used as bail and earwires. (plus a little silver chain & some s/p headpins for the earrings)


Kholrabi Kitten & Friends

These are 3 of the first 5 resin pendants I've made with mini collages, set in MOP rectangular bead frames. Because I was preparing for the show...
Components: Collages, Resin (LB), MOP, seedbeads, magnetic clasps. It was easier than I'd imagined. The resin worked like a charm!


Garden Salsa Interpretation

I was SO struck by A Juneau's Fresh Pick (back in January) titled 'Garden Salsa' - I loved it and kept coming back to it again & again. I decided...
Components: Chrysoprase nuggets, glass flower beads (mustard, turquoise), fire-polished beads (red, pink coral, black, turquoise), chinese crystal bicones (seafoam), Jangles ceramic pendant...


Black Teardrops Bracelet

This bracelet was inspired by Wenche's 'Turquoise Drops' bracelet, and by B. Hughe's Fresh Pick for her cat 'Hi Ho Hello', which were posted at...
Components: Black glass teardrops (LB), Spiral s/p Cat Charms (LB), 6mm black glass rounds, Sterling Silver wire-loop beadcaps, grey button fwps, s/p toggle.


Eagle Eyes and Falling Leaves

I love the Eagle Eye Jasper - the flash is amazing - and the little 'falling leaves' chain is great, too.
I also made a pair with slightly smaller...
Components: Eagle Eye Jasper Rondelles (LB), Falling Leaves (Antique Cu) chain (LB), sterling silver dotted spacers, Cu wire, Cu heishe/flattened jump rings, surgical steel earwires.


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