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Designs by Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick

crocheted bracelets

I was inspired by the recent wire crochet pieces that have been displayed in the gallery. so - I found a tutorial on line. The directions called...
Components: copper wire, assorted beads.


Peach Negligee

My friend and colleague needed a peach colored necklace as a gift for her sister, the bride to be. They have a tradition where they put together a...
Components: All from LB! peach jade, dark citrine, sp spacers


Dream a Little Dream

I just love the messages on the green girl pendants. My thought was that this would be a great gift for a graduate. My friend and colleague...
Components: Green Girl butterfly/dream pendant, labradorite faceted rondelles, light blue fwp, seed beads


copper cuff

Yay for Home Depot! I finally found copper wire in a gauge I can work with. I do have to separate the three strands. but it works well for these...
Components: 14 gauge copper wire (I think), 26 gauge copper wire, 6mm turquoise jasper rounds


Tuxedo Junction

A co-worker fell in love with my copper wave cuff, but mentioned that she would love it in silver. Then was all excited when she was able to pick...
Components: 14 gauge argentium (tarnish resistant silver, 6mm black onyx


Autism Awareness for Him

One of my first attempts at designs for guys. My wraps are little sloppy, but, hey, we can always say it adds to the rough charm. LOL
Components: ss puzzle piece links, leather cording, silver wire.


Autism Awareness bracelets and anklets

More of my autism awarenes collection.
Fun and simple!
Components: ss puzzle piece charms and links rainbow colored czech glass silver plate chain


Autism Awareness

I am exhibiting at an event to benefit Autism Speaks.
http://www.eastendhotrods.do.am/news/autism_speaks/2010-05-13-6

I decided to "whip up"...
Components: ss puzzle piece charms and links. rainbow czech glass, african Christmas beads, leather cord


mother-daughter bracelets

I thought these would be fun for Mother's day.
Components: pink opal rice, pewter spacers, Bali hearts


Party Time

Christine (CAS) found these really fun decoupage wooden beads at the Long Island bead Festival. I was looking for something that might appeal to...
Components: wooden decoupage "party" focals, India Red Aventurine, craft wire


let there be peace

I love the litte rice beads. I can get at least 3 bracelets out of one strand.
This one is sized for a child.
Components: Pink Opal, copper daisies and pendant


My First Cuff!

I've been wanting to make one of these for a while. I couldn't find heavy enough copper so I decided to play with aluminum. It's fairly soft, but...
Components: 12g aluminum wire, 26g copper wire, Green Aventurine


Fruit Punch - HELP please!

Obviously, this is a work in progress.
I love the bali barrels with the the LBs chunky quartz rondelles, but can't decide which chain to to use...
Components: Cherry Quartz faceted rondelles, bali barrel beads, ss spacers chain?


Heartfelt

You may remember the little pewter heart earrings I posted at Valentine's day (also pictured here) one of our teaching assistants purchased a...
Components: pewter heart charms, ss wire and chain


Cookies and Cream

I found the tourmilated quartz diamonds while visiting Virginia Beach, the hematite at the Long Island Bead Festival and the wire design was...
Components: Tourmilated Quartz, Hematite, ss wire


Hawaiian Tropic

Another gift from Lynn(Chicky LE) from the bead swap!
I originally planned to pull out the pink in Lynn's lampwork lentils. Cherry quartz worked...
Components: lampwork lentils, Antique Jasper, seed beads and "some kind of dyed stone" (the vendor's words when I asked what it was)


Blushing Beauty

This is the set I made for my daughter to wear with her prom dress last year. I can't believe a whole year has gone by.

(My wrapping and my...
Components: LB's pink peony cz twisted oval and teardrops. Crystal bicones because the 4mm cz's were not available at the time, ss chain


Drum Roll, Please!

Here it is - the long awaited very long Mother of pearl necklace for Katie!
It is 78" long. Each MOP is hand wrapped and connected with 2 x 2...
Components: vintage mother of pearl. 22 guage argentium wire. 22 guage argentium jump rings


cubism - bead swap design

I think dear Lynn (Chicky LE) sent the lovely lapwork cubes specifically to challenge me. I probably would not buy these for myself, so it...
Components: lampwork cubes from the beadswap, lemon ice cz from LB and glass beads


Katie's Necklace !!!

I'd like to say it's finished, but this is only 28" of the 60" or so Katie would like. The good news is - she loves it! It's exactly what she...
Components: vintage MOP, 22g argentium (tarnish resistant silver) wire and jump rings


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