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Land of the Midnight Sun (Mini added!)

Some of you may remember my Land of the Midnight Sun necklace posted a little while ago. I just made a smaller version that's two layers that...
Components: Labradorite, vermeil.


Beaded Glory

For those of you who like the look of the beaded bead, check out the beaded 'chain' in this large beaded necklace.

It's actually beaded...
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Marrakesh Express II

This vermeil bracelet started with that beautiful paisley chain, and I added the vermeil disks and the NEW chain that's already got the pyrite...
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Rest of Custom Baroque Set ...

Do you remember the custom lariat necklace from the other day with the huge white baroque pearls? Customer loved it and now wants to round out her...
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Marrakesh Express

Somehow this vermeil and natural colored gemstone bracelet reminds me of the song by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young called Marrakesh Express. If...
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Indian Outlaw

This piece started with the mezmerizing striped brown/white/orange agate. As it evolved, it just seemed to develop an American Indian feel to it,...
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Land of the Midnight Sun

This piece was inspired by a beautiful 'paisley' large vermeil chain as well as the large toggle clasp, which is positioned in the front....
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Baroque Lariat

A lot of you already know that I love to make lariat necklaces because they are so versatile and easy to wear. I've been hiding these beautiful...
Components: Baroque pearls, Hill Tribe Silver, Sterling, Brown Cotton Cord


Anne's Necklace and Earrings

This one is similar to a designer piece that a great customer asked me to make for her. Easy to wear short or long.

It's the most expensive...
Components: Coin Pearls, Sterling, Hill Tribe Silver


Natural Nautilus

I started this one when we were on our recent cruise.

Somehow this huge Hill Tribe Silver nautilus seemed like it would look pretty with suede...
Components: Gemstones, pearls, suede, hill tribe silver


Burgundy Beaded Treasure

Ok, I have to admit, I am addicted to these 'beaded beads'! This time in shades of burgundy/silver/gold and the rest of the necklace fell into...
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"Diamonds and Rust" - Hot Pink Swerve (#5) (YOUR personal challenge too!)

This huge hot pink topaz has a cushion cut top and a beautiful angular cut on the back that gives it a 'step-cut'/Asscher cut look when you look...


"Diamonds and Rust" - Melange (YOUR Personal Challenge too!)

This is my third entry for the Diamonds and Rust Challenge called Melange (medley of colors) ... luscious gemstones, vermeil and lampworked beads....
Components: Various gemstones: Green amethyst, Amethyst, Blue Topaz, Electric Blue Quartz, Pink Tourmaline, Lampwork Glsss, Green Garnet, Mystic Topaz, etc.


"Diamonds and Rust" - Copacabana (YOUR Personal Challenge too!)

* THIS POSTING IS MY SECOND POSTING for the "Diamonds and Rust" Challenge (if you need to see the details, I've attached them in the instructions...
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Monica - The Wear with Everything Necklace

This is a surprise gift for my new sister-in-law, Monica. Last weekend I was visiting them in Houston and had my 'wear with everything' necklace...
Components: Pearls in several sizes and shapes, hill tribe silver, bali silver, black waxed silk cord


Rosy Future II

My first piece called Rosy Future made it into a magazine and sold to a very special customer -- it was made of agate slices and other bright pink...
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Blue Blue Sky Necklace (goes with earrings posted a while ago)

This is the 'extreme' wire wrapped sterling necklace I started working on after I finished the Blue Blue Sky Earrings. The 2 large London Blue...
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Heartfelt

These teal lampworked beads and Hill Tribe Heart started it all ... then came the faceted teal blue faceted quartz, natural turquoise flat pieces,...
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Pollination II

You may remember the Pollination II necklace from not too long ago that the customer wanted modified?

She wanted a coordinating bracelet made...
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South Sea Elegance

I just love these top drilled coin pearls. Had been wondering what to do with them for a while -- they were so special with beautiful luster and...
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