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Ready for the Beach

Now that our snow is gone and the temps are rising, I am ready for spring...this bracelet echoes my sentiments!
Components: Irish waxed linen cord, large lobsterclaw clasp, jumprings, patina'd charm and Czech faceted rondelles all from LB...the rest are from my stash.


Second Leather and PC Bracelet

Here is the second leather triple wrap as promised. The focal arrived today from LB and I immediately attached it! LOL
Components: 2 mm black leather cord, handmade and painted PC beads. Center link connector, cord ends, charms and jumprings all from LB.


Leather and PC Triple Wrap

I have been planning this piece for awhile....just had to get supplies from LB, and finish making all the PC beads!
Components: Handmade/handpainted PC beads, black leather cord, silver-plated cord ends, focal piece, jumprings, charms and clasp--all from LB.


Monograms

The minute I saw the patina charms I knew I had to have them! I just wanted to do some simple designs. Sorry that some of the initial charms...
Components: TierraCast charms, leather cord, clasps and patina charms....all from LB. Other findings from HobbyLobby.


Twisted Leather and PC

This was the second attempt at this bracelet. I had made over 20 PC beads for it initially, and evidently my toaster oven finally gave out, as it...
Components: PC beads, copper wire, copper clasp/cord ends and twisted leather cording.


SEAFOAM

I fell in love with LB's aquamarine recycled glass chips, so decided to make a necklace out of them! The matching earrings and bracelet are in the...
Components: From LB: waxed Irish linen cord, aquamarine recycled glass chips, S-hook clasp and 4x5mm Czech rondelles. Other materials are 11/0 silver seedbeads, jumprings and silver-filled cord end.


PC and Leather Bracelet

It seems I haven't posted anything on here in ages! Was in the hospital in Oct., then the holidays hit, so it's been a busy time. I am finally...
Components: 1/2" embossed leather from LB, various color handmade PC buttons, 4mm crystal rondelles, Nymo thread, and magnetic clasp.


Tis the Season--Almost!

I made all these to give to friends. Christmas light pins, Snowman pin, and Christmas light earrings...all out of PC. I took the pic with my...
Components: PC, pinbacks, silver-filled earwires, black 11/0 seedbeads, and acrylic sealer.


Celebrating Autumn

Trying to use up some of my never-ending stash!
Components: Glass coin beads, assorted metal and glass beads, handmade PC beads, copper jumpring, toggle clasp and waxed linen cord.


Bracelet Watch

I got the watch on sale at a great price--the rest was easy!
Components: Antique gold watch, waxed linen cord, assorted glass and metal beads, handmade PC beads, jumprings, artistic wire and toggle clasp.


Autumn & Other PC Pins

These are my latest polymer clay brooches/pins I made. I love autumn, so the leaf pin was a given....just did the others for fun! The painted...
Components: Polymer clay, pinbacks and acrylic sealer.


Two of a Kind

Two recent bracelets made with my PC beads and PC cane beads. These are small beads....therefore more tedious to make. These are my favorite...
Components: Handmade PC beads, 6/0 metal spacers, toggle clasps, jumprings, wire, and waxed linen cord.


4 Strands To Go!

I've been working on stringing this one for awhile....trying to lessen the seedbead tubes! LOL I managed to finish it while watching Ken Burns'...
Components: Assorted 6/0 glass and metal seedbeads, assorted 6mm round glass beads, waxed linen cord, antique gold wire, end cones, jumprings and toggle clasp.


Marrakesh

The designs and colors of the wood beads, just made me think of Morocco! I have had these from my last trip to Nashville. I finally got around to...
Components: Handmade PC beads, assorted carved and painted wooden beads, copper jumprings and toggle clasp and waxed linen cord.


Simply Topaz and Pearls

I just wanted a simple strand....to use up some of my stash! I love the combination of materials here. It can be worn with additional strands, or...
Components: 6mm glass pearls, 6mm Czech smoky topaz faceted glass beads, 6/0 antique bronze metal seedbeads, waxed Irish linen from LB, jumprings, crimp cord end and lobsterclaw clasp.


Prayer/Meditation Beads II

2 more of these using different components.
Components: TierraCast cross from LB, silverSt. Christopher medal, Irish waxed linen from LB, czech 6mm round beads from LB, other 6 mm glass beads, metal 6/0 seedbeads, artistic wire, silverplate jumprings and crimp cord ends.


Prayer/Meditation Beads

I came up with this idea after I had made some PC crosses. They can be used as a one decade rosary, or as meditation beads for non-catholics.
Components: Handmade PC crosses, faceted rondelles in various colors, various glass beads, 6/0 antique gold seedbeads, artistic wire, jumprings, irish waxed linen


Love Triangles

This is made with some more of my recent PC canes that I have made. The colors are brighter and more vibrant(red,yellow, orange, turquoise and...
Components: Handmade PC beads, Red Jasper, Czech dalmation bead and chartreuse beads, 8/0 turquoise seedbeads...all from LB, black waxed linen cord, antique gold jumprings and toggle clasp.


Faux Jade

Some faux PC jade I've made. Of course, the color isnt teal, but a lovely green. I blame it all on my scanner! LOL I have a problem I wonder any...
Components: PC, patterned lavendar and green bicone glass beads, TOHO 6/0 antique gold beads from LB, Irish waxed linen cord from LB, gold jumprings and toggle clasp.


More Faux Ivory

Of course I had to make more faux ivory so I could make a necklace to go with the bracelet! LOL
Components: Handmade PC beads in faux ivory and black, black leather braided cord, antique gold cord ends, jumprings and toggle clasp.


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