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Designs by Sarajo W

Coming up Roses

This is my entry for the Sept. Art Bead Scene Challenge. This is the first time I've had something completed so early in the month!

My design...
Components: Pendant by Andrew Thornton; lots of Czech glass from Lima Beads; Vintaj chain, beadcaps, filigree bead, & findings; shell; misc gemstones; and Swarovski crystal pearl.


Luna Moth

This was my entry for the June Art Bead Scene challenge. I didn't have a ton of time in June with what seemed like constant travel, but when I saw...
Components: Lampwork focal, accent beads, and spacer beads by Kerri Fuhr (Etsy); Chain, spacer beads, and findings from Vintaj Brass; Czech glass; crystal.


Vintage Pinks

This is my final (and favorite!) piece that I did for the Pretty Palettes challenge. This time I used a tile from More Skye Jewels wrapped in...
Components: Wooden tile by More Skye Jewels (Etsy); Vintaj filigree, findings, chain; various glass beads.


Pretty in Pink Part 2

Another piece for the Halcraft Pretty Palettes challenge.

My full blog post and all my designs for the challenge are here:...
Components: Ceramic pendant from The Classic Bead (Etsy), Nunn Design silver plated findings and chain, various glass beads, waxed Irish linen.


Pretty in Pink

This is one of three necklaces I made as the May Pretty Palettes partner over on the Halcraft blog. I knew this pendant from The Classic Bead...
Components: Ceramic pendant by The Classic Bead (Etsy), silver plated flowers, a variety of glass beads, Nunn Design silver plated findings.


Earring Repurposed

Week 11 in Heather Powers' Jewelry Mojo Challenge was to make a piece of jewelry for a celebrity or pop culture character... I chose Temperance...
Components: Repurposed earring pendant, turquoise heishi, TierraCast silver plated beads and clasp, carved cinnabar, bamboo coral flowers, Nunn Design silver plated chain and jumprings.


Purple Stacked Bracelets

These are my creations for the Waxed Linen Blog Hop. I used Lesley Watt's tutorial for the seed bead one and the other is my design.

Read more...
Components: Purple waxed linen, size 6 seed beads, Unicorn beads glass button, copper jump rings, ArtyBecca polymer clay lentil, rainbow fluorite, TierraCast copper plated spacers & clasp.


New Earring Monday Brights

I've given myself my own personal challenge of making at least one pair of fun earrings a week for the year (because I was so sad about the end of...
Components: All the beads are from Lima Beads: gilded gold daisy coins in turquoise and avocado, luster blue green bellflowers, wasabi green 5 point bellflowers; Vintaj findings.


Ancient Treasures

This is my entry for Week 9 of Heather Powers' Jewelry Making Mojo Challenge: Ancient History. I was inspired by Roman glass.

You can read...
Components: African recycled glass from Lima Beads; bronzy drops from Scorched Earth on Etsy; Vintaj wire in both pewter and brass; Vintaj brass ear wires; Niobium ear wires.


Building Blocks

This is my entry for the May Art Bead Scene challenge and features polymer clay "Building Block" beads from Tesori Trovati.

You can see the...
Components: Building Block bead set from Tesori Trovati; African glass; Czech glass; Ceramic; Vintaj copper rounds; misc other copper beads; Vintaj brass spacer beads, chain, wire; Brass plated hammered hook clasp.


Jewelry Mojo Week 8

Week 8 in Heather Powers' Jewelry Making Mojo Challenge is all about working with a palette that's out of your comfort zone. The end result was a...
Components: Nunn Design copper plated chain, jump rings, clasp; glass rounds; ceramic discs; waxed Irish linen.


Vision in Pink

Made for week 7 of Heather Powers Jewelry Making Mojo Challenge... using just one color.

Here's a link to my blog post about it:...
Components: Vintaj Queen Anne's Lace pendant, chain, findings; lots of Czech glass (most from Lima)


Home Sweet Home

This is my piece for this month's Inspired by Reading Book Club (and my favorite monthly challenge!!) I used some of my goodies from the Bead...
Components: House bead by Humblebeads; sari silk ribbon; Vintaj chain, charm, and findings; Czech glass from Lima Beads; Swarovski pearls


Dancer in Green

My entry for the April Art Bead Scene Challenge. You can see more over on my blog:...
Components: Ceramic focal by the Classic Bead; mixed gemstone rounds and fluted rounds; Czech glass rondelles (Lima); Vintaj brass chain, jump rings, clasp.


Irish Countryside

I made this for the March Inspired by Reading Book Club. You can read all about it on my blog (and get links to what everyone else made!). Next...
Components: Pendant by local artist Becka Beads; copper plated chain and jump rings from Nunn Design; waxed Irish linen; Vintaj artisan copper leaf charm, melon beads, and wire; dragon's blood jasper; yellow turquoise, Czech glass.


We're All Ears - April

I'm a little late to the party for this month's We're All Ears challenge over on the Earrings Everyday. Can't wait to see what they come up with...
Components: Czech glass flowers and rondelle from L.B.; Vintaj brass daisy charms, ear wires, etched jump rings, & eye pins; Waxed Irish linen.


Mojo Challenge Week 4

I've been participating in Heather Powers Jewelry Making Mojo Challenge over on her Humblebeads blog. This week was all about making your own...
Components: Czech glass in various colors and shapes, recycled glass round (almost all from Lima Beads);Swarovski crystal pearl; Copper plated chain, bead caps, jump rings from Nunn Design; Swarovski crystal bicone; copper altered blank (painted with Vintaj patinas) & brass filigree from Vintaj.


Mojo Challenge Week 3

Need to get your beading mojo back? Check out the 12 week challenge Heather Powers is running over on her Humblebeads blog. This is my end...
Components: Copper wire, lampwork glass from Beadygirl beads, Copper plated headpins from Nunn Design, copper spacers, and niobium earwires from TierraCast.


Rainy Days

This is my creation for the Challenge of Music hop over on Treasures Found.

Here's a link to my blog post if you want to know the background:...
Components: There's lots of gemstone goodness here, most of it from Lima (including some leftovers from the Spring Rain kits); Labradorite, Apatite, Tourmaline, Aquamarine, Pearl, Green Fluorite, Vintaj brass and arte metal findings, and a Jade Scott cloud pendant.


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