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Pollination II

Well, this is a piece that was in December's Bead Trends that has recently undergone a facelift!

I have a very good client who loved it but...
Components: onyx, pearls in all shapes and sizes, seed beads, custom made lampwork beads with sterling dots, sterling, stick coral, hill tribe silver

Aphrodite's Amethyst Amulet Earrings (and necklace ... click to see all pics)

Well, these were meant to be worn by Aphrodite, but they are actually going to a Nice Husband who bought them for his Nice Wife to go with my...
Components: Amethyst, 14 kt gold filled wire

Blue Blue Sky (song lyrics attached too!)

I just love the blue in these beautiful sky blue topaz earrings. The stones are excellent quality with high luster and clarity. Completely...
Components: sky blue topaz, sterling

Melinda (a la Wenche!)

Wenche's purple and green necklace from the other day inspired me to put one together on a thicker sterling wire, so the center beads could be the...
Components: See above.


This is a set that I just made for my neice who just graduated from College and is starting her first professional job. Her favorite color is...
Components: See above.


There's something about this necklace that's Magic ... it took an eternity to finish with all of the hairfine sterling hand-twisted wire, but was...
Components: lampwork, bali sterling beads, black spinel, gray freshwater pearls, rutelated quartz, sterling, Hill Tribe Silver, black onyx

Beadazzled Kunzite Necklace

This is a new one ... black deerskin lace, kunzite, black stick coral, hill tribe silver and lampwork bead necklace (from our very own...
Components: See above.

Lime Green Lariat (indeed!)

I got a rush order this weekend to make some more of these lariats.

I've had the lime green suede for some time but the pink amethyst nuggets...
Components: Lemon Citrine, Pink Amethyst, Lavender and Lime Green Jade, Hill Tribe Silver, Pearls, Sterling

Pearl Perfection

I've been collecting colorful spring-colored pearls for a while now to go with this antique glass button "Bead Through" round pendant swirled with...
Components: Pearls in assorted spring colors, bead through pendant, antique glass button clasp, sterling bead connectors, sterling chain, Labradorite, hill tribe silver

Coral Twist Necklace (promised to post a red one!)

Hi, this one is similar to the blue/black one that I posted over the weekend. This one is 'funkier' with the black deerskin leather ties and...
Components: red coral in nuggets and slices, lava, crystal quartz, black deerskin leather, hill tribe silver beads and LONG wire twist drops, pearl, sterling chain

Majesty Re-do (FINAL Version)

You may remember this necklace set that is now sold that was in December's Bead Trends that I emailed about on Friday?

The customer liked the...
Components: See previous posting for this design.

Fearless Pink Fusion Bangle Bracelet

The bangle style is one of my favorites for a bracelet; it's so comfortable and easy to wear!

I ordered these custom made PINK (with clear and...
Components: lampwork glass beads, sterling, bali beads, hill tribe silver

Pollination (also from December's Bead Trends)

I'll finally finish the website updates one day, but wanted to share this set with you, also from December's Bead Trends.

Who doesn't love pink...
Components: onyx, pearls in all shapes and sizes in shades of pink and purple, black seed beads, custom made lampwork beads with sterling 'dots', sterling, vermeil, stick coral, Hill Tribe Silver, antique button clasp and pendant.

One more from December: Golden Wave

Here is another one from December Bead Trends that I just posted on my website ... I think this one looks like it 'defies gravity' with the loops...
Components: smokey quartz, bio lemon quartz, vermeil

Majesty (and good news from Bead Trends!)

I finally just posted this set on my website, so wanted to share with you if you hadn't seen it ... "Majesty" was inspired by this beautiful...
Components: smokey quartz, pearls, seed beads, sterling, antique glass button clasp from Clasp-on, Clasp-off

Aphrodite's Amethyst Amulet (Part 2 - Bracelet)

Since it's the last day of February and there were so many amethyst lover's on the site, also attached is the bracelet that goes with the necklace...
Components: Amethyst, Citrine, Ametrine, scapolite jasper, vermeil

Aphrodite's Amethyst Amulet

The 58+ carat ametrine inspired this necklace, along with a smaller ametrine and the citrines/amethysts! Lots of hair-fine wire made the 'U'...
Components: Amethyst, Ametrine, Citrine, vermeil, pearl

Summer in the City

All of the recently posted agate pieces on the Design Gallery inspired me to put this one together today.

This necklace reminds me of a summer...
Components: N447 - Summer in the City Teal agate slice, agate briolettes, agate squares, pearls, Hill Tribe Silver, calcedony, deer skin leather

Pink Pearl Passion

I had been looking for a special project to use these beautiful 11 mm bridal quality UNDYED NATURAL PINK PEARLS.

Saw this on...
Components: sterling, pink pearl

Baubles, Bangles and Beads Bracelet

And here is one of my favorite bracelet designs ever. Talk about using all your leftover beads from projects and pulling together a multi-stranded...
Components: 10 different colors and sizes of pearls, 10+ semiprecious gemstones, tiny gemstone and pearl accents at the top of the headpins, sterling chain, slide bar clasp

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