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Designs by Gemme Designs

Violet wave

I am still making these ;) I was asked for a purple one this time, yeah!
Components: 4mm & 6mm SW bicones, sterling silver 11/0 seed beads and toggle clasp.

Diego dream

And with the remaining precious beads, she asked me to make a necklace for her daughter :D. I am quite honoured to have contributed in keeping this...
Components: Sterling silver bead caps, links and rings, Madagascar vintage red amber, sodalite rounds and navy blue silk ribbon.


I have been commissioned by a friend to give a second wind to this fabulous vintage red amber from Madagascar. The weight of the 13 olive shaped...
Components: Gunmetal chain, bead caps and toggle clasp, Madagascar vintage red amber olive beads and black silk ribbon.

Floating feathers

Took me a while to find the perfect freshwater stick pearls I had in mind for this awesome gemstone, but it was worth the wait ;) I am happy with...
Components: Green Russian Amazonite, baroque Biwa stick Freshwater pearls, sterling silver clasp & seed beads.


Coup de coeur for these lovely pearls which are an integrity statement for me :D
Components: Peach champagne 13mm coin pearls and sterling silver seed beads and toggle clasp.


While experimenting with different shapes to enhance these fun triangles, I had the idea to insert a drop bead through a triangle and was taken...
Components: Bronzite triangles, glass drops, small Opal rounds, Turritella Fossil oval pendant and brass toggle clasp.

Floating Moss

I really like the way this one turned out especially because I love the components :D. The color of this Jade reminds me of moss.
Components: Nephrite Jade marquise, sea blue Quartz rondelles, dancing pearls, 14mm Freshwater ringed pearls and copper spacers, bead caps, chain and link.


Fun and creative SW bracelet design by Cheri Carlson found online :D
Components: See above link

Mexican Snow Flakes

The name of this Jasper stone is so pretty that I named this piece after it :D
Components: Mexican Snow Flake Jasper, Gunmetal chain and findings

Jasper Daisies

Colourful Jasper in a charming daisy shape just in time for Spring, paired simply with Golden Pyrite rondelles. I will change the clasp though,...
Components: Jasper flower beads and Golden Pyrite rondelles

Carnelian Blaze

Double strand Carnelian/Red Hematoid necklace inspired by my deep longing for heat, sunshine and color :D Yes winter was long and hard!!
Components: Faceted Red Hematoid, 12mm Carnelian rounds, Freestyle Pillow beads by Grace and Sterling Silver


I had seen a similar design in a Mallorca pearl shop but I couldn't afford it :D, so I made myself one.
Components: Sterling silver chain and peacock pearls

Simple by Design

I had big plans for these Keishi pearls when I ordered them. I had also ordered an elaborate silver chain and lots of headpins to thread them on....
Components: Keishi pearls and sterling silver

Once upon a dragonfly

Paired a few of my favorites, brass and abalone, with this beautifully crafted life-size dragonfly.
Components: Abalone ovals, brass findings and brass dragonfly pendant.

Snow drops

A simple yet elegant piece which basically put itself together :D
Components: Natural White Quartz drops, black SW 6mm bicones and gunmetal findings

Ebony & Ivory

I put all your advice together and restrung with onyx rounds which give a lot more flexibility to the square beads and solve the problem. :D I also...
Components: Sardonyx diamonds and brass findings.

Field & Blue Skies

I always loved Blue Lace Agate, but when I saw this bicolor one I was swept away! :D The detailing and the colors are just amazing and the...
Components: Bi Color Faceted Blue Lace Agate, Brass findings and Kabela Design Antique Brass Victorian Link.

Turks & Caicos

This piece has an island/vacation feel to it. I just fell in love with these sea blue quartz rondelles and thought the shell leaves were a nice...
Components: Carved shell leaf beads, sea blue quartz rondelles, opal round beads and brass toggle clasp and beads.

Baby Blues

I make a lot of these, most of them with black SW (that's all everybody wants!), but finally I was asked to make one with blue agate to match a...
Components: Clear SW bicones, blue agate rounds, sterling silver 11-0 seed beads and SW sterling silver toggle clasp.

Floating Quartz

Simple floating necklace made with leftovers.
Components: Tourmalated Quartz rounds & small rectangles, Swarovsky crystals and silver seed beads

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