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Designs by Chippy Chick aka Lindys

My Rainbow

A fun rainbow of color! A kumihimo created with multi-colored shell heishi bead. I love kumihimo braiding! It is so relaxing, I just sorta go to my...
Components: Multi-colored 7x4mm shell heishi beads, magnetic clasp


A Rose for Jan

My sister picked out this carved agate pendant from my stash for a necklace. I wire wrapped the bail and braided a coordinating kumihimo beaded...
Components: Carved agate pendant, size 11 seed beads, magnetic clasp, gold wire


Sparkles

Back from a hiatus! I've been busy creating designs and pieces for my display at a local salon these past few months. Now I'm branching out. This...
Components: AB Crystal Magnatamas, AB crystal rounds, silver leaf cones, magnetic clasp


Voyage To The Bottom of The Sea

This under the sea design has been in the planning stage for over a year! I collected all the piecy parts last year and they have been laid out on...
Components: FW pearls, Mother-of-pearl slices and spears, real shell slices, pewter sea shell charms, metal beads, bronze bead caps, chain and findings.


Ocean Calm

Hi Everyone! I haven't posted any pieces for a while but I've been busy creating new designs! This is a new one for me! I've been working on beaded...
Components: Size 11/0 Toho seedbeads from LB in Rainbow topaz w/seafoam linging. Handmade bronze magnetic clasp with an Ocean Jasper cabochon.


Picture Perfect

The picture jasper and red sesame jasper combined in this design remind me of a picture perfect southwestern desert sunset. I've had the pendant...
Components: Picture Jasper, Red Sesame Jasper, GP spacer rondells and clasp from LB


Ready to Fly Away

Did a little wire work the past few days. These dragonflies look like they're ready to take off! The 1st one I made was the copper with green...
Components: 20& 26ga Copper wire, green aventurine beads, 18HH & 24DS SS wire, amethyst beads


Hot Cherries!

I fell in love with these volcano cherry quartz beads as soon as I saw them! The combination of pink, brown, golden yellow and crystal are quite...
Components: Volcano Cherry Quartz, graduated rondells, copper beadcaps, beads, spacers, chain and lobster clasp.


Red Anemone

I'm having trouble naming this one! Designed around the graduated red howlite spikes and discs. The red teardrop earrings are also red howlite. The...
Components: Red howlite graduated spikes and discs, pewter spacers, cones and toggle clasp. SS leverback ear wires.


Faces of Picaso

The focal bead reminds me of a Picaso painting. I purchased a strand of these funny face beads a while back and they've been patiently waiting in...
Components: Lampwork focal, yellow cracy lace agate ovals, green turquoise nuggets, yellow turquoise rounds, SP pewter melon beads and toggle clasp


Summer Afternoon

A hot summer afternoon sun is the inspiration for this necklace and boy have we had our share of HOT summer afternoons here in the Philly area this...
Components: Yellow magnesite daggers, yellow turquoise ovals, brown howlite, copper spacers, beads, and toggle (from LB)


Calcutta

All the components in this necklace just jumped out of the box! LOL It was one of those pieces that just came together without much pre-planning....
Components: China Chrysocolla pendant, African Turquoise, Vintja stamped filigree, 18mm copper beads, copper beadcaps, copper chain and lobster clasp


Purple Rain

My daughter Jenny's birthday is this Saturday and she asked for a necklace in purples. I used black gun metal chain and findings so I had to come...
Components: Amethyst beads in assorted shapes and sizes (most from LB), assorted glass and crystal beads, black gun metal chain and findings, magnetic clasp


Gulf Shore Turtle

This necklace design is to honor all the volunteers working so hard to save the wildlife affected by the oil spill.
Components: Copper turtle focal, ceramic beads, black lip shell heishi beads, copper chain and findings, copper hammered star toggle from LB


Eye of the Tiger

My version of a wire weave ring design from "Wire Jewelry" by Art Jewelry Books. This is ring #2, ring #1 is a pinkie ring in gold with an Cheveron...
Components: Tiger Eye rectangle, GF cable chain, 24ga G wire and lots of patience


Indian Bracelet

This is the second version of this bracelet design. The first one just didn't work out and got torn apart. This is actually a stretch bracelet. I...
Components: Toho seed bead mix, brass starfish component, 24ga wire, stretch beading cord


Low Calorie Dounut

I thought I'd share one of my favorite necklaces. It's my favorite for more than just being beautiful. After research of the metaphysical and...
Components: Sodalite donut, Black Obsidian, Apatite, Rose Quartz, Amethyst, Rock Crystal, Tourmaline, Sterling Silver


New Beginnings

This set was for my nephew's wife Jenny. Last spring she was diagnosed with an aggressive breast CA and just finished chemo and radiation treatment...
Components: Green Aventurine leaf lentils and beads, Green Moonstone beads from LB, SP pewter spacers, silver beadcaps and magnetic clasp


Green Treasure

I purchased this beautiful green agate slice at a gem/rock store in Florida. It was such a gorgeous color I had to have it. It cost me a whole...
Components: Agate slice, 22 ga GF wire, assorted green agate and green moonstone(from LB) beads, GF beads, GP beadcaps, spacers and toggle clasp


Charming Garden

A charm bracelet for my sister. Jan's an avid gardener and bird lover as well. Our Grandmother had the most beautiful classic flower garden when we...
Components: Antiqued copper chain, copper garden charms, assorted millefiori beads, copper clasp and findings


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