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Designs by Pam E aka funky tulip

I'm so blue (but in a good way)

I bought this (and a few others) tagua nut pendant, but had been trying to figure out what worked. Of course, copper works with everything! and...
Components: tagua nut pendant, Pietersite, copper spacers, copper wire

Teal glass earrings (and new earring cards)

handmade glass beads, handmade copper earwires. I also finally came up with an earring card I like. These sit like little tents on my display table.
Components: glass beads, copper wire, copper beads.

Something for the guys

I was trying to think of something i could make that a guy would. and i had these long tube beads I'd made.... the second pics are of the various...
Components: handmade glass beads, vintage "button" beads, bamboo cord

Tangled up in Blue - Bead Trends Jan 2012

woo hoo! To be published in Bead Trends Jan. 2012 (there's a blue theme). Handmade lampwork beads, silverplated wire twisted knots and a silver...
Components: lampworked beads, silver wire, silver toggle

More beaded earwires

more variations on the theme (the dangle on the one is one of my beads)
Components: jasper, copper wire, Picture Jasper, snakeskin jasper, glass beads

No more boring earwires (at least, not all the time)

I've been playing around with making more interesting earwires. Copper wire, jasper (I think) tube beads, for a snakeskin jasper and copper bead...
Components: jasper, copper wire, snakeskin jasper

creme brule and twisted copper necklace

I made the beads in a color challenge (brown, tan and clear), and the twisted copper "beads" just because they're fun! All on LB chain
Components: lampworked glass beads, twisted copper beads, antique copper chain

Not too blue

I was talking to a friend at work and complaining that (since I'm still learning) that not all my beads end up being the same size, even when I'm...
Components: lampworked glass beads, vintage glass beads, silver plated chain, silver wire

Blue by-you

These beads needed a home. they're large enough that I could use the open hoop, which I think makes them more interesting
Components: glass beads, silver wire

Tan, cream and clear - color challenge

The best thing about a color challenge is that it does just that - challenge! I'd never have tried these colors. But I'm really happy with how it...
Components: Feldspath, Mookaite, Shell, copper bead caps, copper wire, copper chain (all but the wire is from LB!)

Twirl me around

Two different versions of the same earring -- one with yellow and green glass bead and copper wire, the other with a blue bead and silverplated wire.
Components: handmade glass beads, copper wire, silverplated wire

Focal beads

lampworked glass focal beads - this is what happens when you mess around with molten glass....
Components: glass

A new website (and another necklace

another necklace with glass beads and twisted copper beads. I like the colors, but I look at these beads and know I need to keep practicing!...
Components: lampworked glass beads, twisted copper beads, copper chain

Slightly twisted summer necklace

To practice my beadmaking, I've been using glass outside my normal blue/green range. Then I had a day when I wanted to play with wire, but nothing...
Components: lampworked glass beads, twisted copper beads, copper chain

Blue-green glass and copper necklace

Now that I made the beads, I needed to do something with them... only 3, so I needed to even things out with vintage glass beads
Components: lampworked beads, vintage glass, copper beads, copper chain

Back at the torch

I finally got back behind the torch. Check out the beads
Components: lampworked glass beads

blues and brass - commission

This is what I designed for a woman who asked for something specific, based on another necklace I'd made. I have not figured out how to photograph...
Components: Amazonite, Fluorite, brass chain

A fun eyeglass chain (and it's sold!)

My first sale on Etsy to a complete stranger! and I got a commission, the same day! I'll post that later
Components: antiqued silver chain, Garnet, fresh water pearls

Happy spring necklaces

I needed COLOR! two different versions, slightly different dangles, and diffent chain
Components: Shell, Amber, Amazonite, Chinese Turquoise, ruby impression jasper, brass wire, gold plated chain

Another charm necklace -- and a coupon!

another charm necklace, this time in red. really an excuse to offer to the Lima Bead Chicks a 10% off coupon at my etsy site (because sometimes...
Components: vintage glass, lampworked glass (red bead), hill tribe silver bead, black cotton cord.

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