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Designs by Sarajo W

Goddess Amulet

I'm prepping like mad for a big show in two weeks... and this is one of my new creations. The pendant is from Tracee Dock (The Classic Bead on...
Components: Ceramic pendant from The Classic Bead paired with Copper plated clasp from Tierra Cast and a strand of smoky quartz and rock crystal (both from Lima), copper plated jump ring from Nunn Design, and copper melon beads from Vintaj.

Touch of Sparkle

I had fun playing with Nunn Design transfer sheets and raised pendants, UV resin, and some flat backed Swarovski crystals! You can see more over...
Components: Transfer sheets, raised tag pendants, chain, and findings in silver and copper plate by Nunn Design; Swarovski crystals (bicones, flat backs, and rondelles).

Big Spring Willow Earrings

I made these to go with my Big Spring Willow necklace that I shared last week. (and it looks like I won the Vintaj challenge...YAY!!). I wanted...
Components: Vintaj leaf blanks that I embossed and painted with their patinas; Vintaj arte metal leaf charms, brass jumprings, earwires, chain and headpins; Swarovski crystals.

Big Spring Willow

This is my entry for the Vintaj Weeping Willow Design Challenge. It was inspired by the time I spent as a child feeding ducks at the duck pond...
Components: Vintaj chain, jump rings, filigree ring, branch, wire, altered blank leaves; Czech glass, Swarovski Crystals

Teal Tones

I'm really still learning to make bracelets that fit correctly. It's kind of tricky when you don't wear them! I finally got to play with my new...
Components: Copper links & patinas from Vintaj; Copper plated jump rings, chain, and toggle clasp from Nunn Design.

Orion's Nebula

These pieces were my response to a great creative challenged posed by Tara Linda on her blog. The inspiration was a gorgeous NASA photograph of...
Components: Focal beads by Unicorn Beads; Copper plated clasp by TierraCast; Copper plated chain and jump ring by Nunn Design; variety of Swarovski and Chinese crystals; Czech glass; and copper wire from Vintaj.

Blooming Meadow

This is my entry for the April Art Bead Scene challenge. I'm in some serious need of real spring and Mother Nature does not want to cooperate here...
Components: Ceramic flower pendant by Tracee Dock of The Classic Bead (Etsy); Seed beads; recycled glass rounds in shamrock; aqua colored crystals; Tierra Cast silver plated spacers; antiqued silver plate chain, clasp, and jump rings by Nunn Design.

Purple Paradise

This fun and funky long charm necklace features a pendant that I embossed and painted. It was really hard to capture the purples and pinks...
Components: Vintaj Arte Metal chain, findings, and charms. Vintaj brass filigree. Czech glass, lampwork glass, shell pearl, semi-precious gemstones.

Black and Silver Cherry Blossoms

More fun with UV resin and also some Swarovski links this time. This one is a little daintier than my other necklaces.
Components: Nunn Design antique silver plated raised pendant, chain and findings. Nunn Design transfer sheet design. Swarovski crystal links and bicone. Sterling silver ball headpin.

Ladybug, Ladybug

I'm not much for making bracelets (probably because I don't wear them) so I'm never sure if I'm doing it "right." I'm pretty happy with this one,...
Components: Nunn Design copper plated bezels, raised pendant, chain, and lobster claw clasp. Czech glass flower, UV Resin, and scrapbook paper.

Big and Bold Flower

More fun with UV resin and Nunn Designs! I love the way these transfer sheets look over the raised tag components with the metal showing through....
Components: Nunn Designs copper plated grande flat tag circle pendant, chain, lobster claw clasp and jump rings. Czech glass jet rounds and bronzed jet rondelles (love the bronze color on the ends!).

Honey Comb

I finally dusted off my Nunn Designs bezels and UV resin after a long hiatus. This is the first time I've tried to add anything 3-D into the resin...
Components: Nunn Designs copper plated grande square bezel pendant, chain, jump rings, lobster claw clasp. Czech glass, aquamarine teardrop, Vintaj bee charm (with loop cut off), flat back Swarovski crystals, UV resin.

Color Riot

This piece is my entry for the March Art Bead Scene challenge based on a painting by Franz Marc. There was so much color and energy in the...
Components: Enameled copper pendant by Becka Beads, Copper plated clasp and jump ring by Nunn Design, Malachite, Lapis, Carnelian, Shell, Czech glass, and a couple of varieties of jasper.

Celtic Blues

This is another necklace made with something that I've been hoarding for a ridiculously long time.

I'm super excited that this necklace is my...
Components: Porcelain pendant; Chain, jump ring, headpin - Vintaj Brass; Swarovski crystals; Czech glass; Antiqued gold-plated brass filigree beads

Misty Sunrise

This is my entry for this month's Vintaj design challenge. I loved the swirling colors over the bright copper in the pendant since they reminded...
Components: Enameled copper pendant from Becka Beads, Amazonite nuggets and rounds, random gemstones from a mixed strand, and Nunn design copper plated chain. Vintaj foliage bead caps, chain, hook clasp, jump rings, Craftsman Vine, and Teensie Nouveau Leaf.

Mystery Stone Necklace

My husband bought me this pendant along with the coordinating rounds for Christmas but I have no idea what the stones are. Some sort of Jasper...
Components: Mystery gemstone, Vintaj chain, clasp, and findings.

Busy Bee

This is another exercise in letting go of my focal bead hoard. I'm finally using some of the bees that have buzzed their way into my collection!...
Components: Kylie Parry ceramic bee focal, septaria rondelle, golden horse jasper puff coin, quartz round, Vintaj Busy Bee charm, seed beads, Czech glass, Vintaj brass chain and findings

Cherry Tree

Another entry for the February ABS Challenge. I was thrilled that this challenge came along because I had been struggling with what to do with...
Components: Ceramic pendant by Nancy Schindler of Round Rabbit, Glass pearls, Czech glass, Unknown semi-precious gemstones (from a mixed strand), Vintaj chain and findings

Cherry Trees in Bloom

This piece was inspired by the February ABS Challenge. I loved the subtle colors in the pendant and it just screamed to become a necklace for this...
Components: Ceramic pendant by Nancy Schindler of Round Rabbit, Green Girl Shibuichi clasp, light peacock freshwater pearls, Czech glass, Vintaj chain and findings

Peacock Plumes

I was totally inspired by this month's Art Bead Scene blog challenge and had the perfect lampwork bead in my stash. This is my first time entering...
Components: Lampwork glass bead; Vintaj Fussy Peacock focal, disk spacers, melon beads, findings, and chain; bronzite, pyrite, and a variety of Czech glass. Most from Lima Beads.

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