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Designs by Mahala RockChick

Kessie's Rainbow Kalera

Inspired by the Rainbow Kalera bead, and to commemorate 40 years of friendship with my best friend Kessie! We actually just turned 40 this year,...
Components: Rainbow Kalera Focal, coral rondelles, parrot green and citrus Czech rondelles, green tribal squares, blue rondelles, cobalt czech spirals, dark purple round neons. All LB except for red coral, blue rondelles, and AB glass beads.

By the Pond

Inspired by my fresh pick "Gossamer Wings" I ordered a lot of these beads as a POD and they came in yesterday. I made the necklace that night! I...
Components: Various Caribbean Blue Czech beads, Czech leaf drops(pitaschio luster also LB from a few years back), Rock Crystal, Fossil Coral, Vintaj Vogue Pendants.

Vintage Bee

I made this as a gift for my friend Gayla, who is visiting from Utah this week. The bee reminds me of our trip to the 'Beehive House' we toured...
Components: Vintaj brass pendants, swarovski golden shawdow crystals, glass beads, gold tone chain.

Fun with Disks and Jade

I have a dress that is orange and a liitle short sweater that is hot pink. I wanted to make something which tied them together, so I can wear them...
Components: Carnelian focal, mango and magenta dyed Jade. Gold tone eye pins, chain and clasp.

African Goddess Necklace

I really liked this bone goddess pendant and thought trade beads would go nicely.
Components: Bone pendant and beads, African wood, paper, and trade beads, turquoise, Carnelian and too many more!

Coral Gifts

I love anything that evokes coral reefs. Found this statement pendant at my local Michael's. My camera on my phone "sees " things a little darker...
Components: Coral, Crystal, pearl.

Ocean Mosaic

I have had this little mosaic shell pendant forever, and finally found some beads I liked with it. I almost went for just white and taupes, but the...
Components: Shell pendant . Mother of Pearl, Square Coin pearls, faceted pearls, Coral, crystal.

Colorful Ahnk

One more Egyptian themed necklace.
Components: Sterling Pendant, African Trade Beads, Wood Beads, assorted stones including lapis, orange candy jade, and howlite.

Sweet Scarab

I always think of lapis when I think of Egypt. Scored this little pendant on eBay as a steal!
Components: Lapis, Blue and Green Turquoise, Sterling Pendant.


The museum where I sell my jewelry has a sarcophagus and mummy in their permanent collection. I found this awesome locket at an antique store, and...
Components: Sterling locket, Lapis, Peridot, Sunstone.

Calla Lily Pilly

Designed around the focal.
Components: Lily Pilly pendant, Shell, Rock Crystal, Lemon Quartz, Square Coin pearls.

Aqua Mermaiden

Centered around this awesome Ana Silver Co. pendant. You can find some amazing deals in their eBay store!
Components: Sterling Silver Rutilated Quartz, Citrine, and Pearl pendant. LB multi aquamarine (from a couple of seasons ago) Faceted Pearls, LB lemon quartz.


Had these chunky shell beads and finally decided on these sea green amazonite and Rock crystal to go with it.
Components: Russion Amazonite, Rock Crystal, Leopard Shell, Sterling Silver


A friend wanted something to match a new outfit. These purple jade brios did the trick
Components: Brass Earrings- found these at a discount store, GF wire, jade briolettes.

Cheery Cross

2 of my favorite colors!
Components: Turquoise, Coral, Sterling

Citrus Punch

I love orange, it's my favorite color!
Components: Orange Sponge Coral, Pineapple, lemon and green jade.


Components: Agate, Swarovski crystals and pearls. Sterling silver.

Opposites Attract

Color wheel opposites! I always paired these colors when I colored as a child, waayy before I knew the design term.
Components: Arizona Green Turquoise, Purple Spiny Oyster Shell.

In Memoriam

A lady from my church passed away yesterday. I got this pendant in the mail today, and designed this in her memory, she was an avid diver and this...
Components: Pearls, Apatite, Moonstone, art glass, gold-bronze pendant.

Summer Solstice

Made this for my sister's birthday this week.
Components: Pewter cross, Turquoise, Citrine, Coral.

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