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Designs by Beadaholic1

Yellow Bird

I love this Vintaj bird! I added some patina and highlights to it.
Components: Vintaj bird from local shop, Czech beads and gemstone beads from LB and Etsy shops. Chain made by me.


Layered Copper Pendants

These are all pendants made by me using copper sheet metal and copper wire, also alcohol inks.
Components: Copper 22g gauge sheet metal, 14g copper wire, czech and gemstone beads from LB and Etsy shops. Other components from local shops


Combo

I love the colors and earthy look and feel of these bracelets...they go well together.
Components: Zola connector, pyrite rondelles, crazy lace agate beads, silver jumpings, hook clasp and Czech beads...from LB. Lobster claw clasp, silver washers....local. Gorgeous frosty agate focal from Etsy.


My Fav So Far!

As all of you know, I have been working with alcohol inks and PC lately. This bracelet is my favorite of them all so far!
Components: Handmade PC bracelet bar, Czech beads from LB and Etsy, beadcaps from HobLob, as well as clasp. Gemstone Ocean jasper beads, heishi spacers and end connectors from LB.


Reminds Me of Monet!

I've had the bezel for awhile....it was just a matter of making the PC pieces to go in them! I kept it simple so the PC components could shine.
Components: Handmade PC pendant and link...by me. Leaf charm, pendant bezel and link bezel from LB, Czech beads from Etsy, and chain from my stash.


Summer Memories

As summer draws to an end, I made this piece to commemorate it.
Components: Handmade PC bracelet bar, chain and clasp..by me. Gemstone, Czech and seedbeads from LB, Etsy and local. Small leaf charm from LB.


Donut del Sol

This crazy lace agate donut is gorgeous! After seeing kye's beautiful granite donut necklace, I just had to make one! Thanks for the inspiration...
Components: Crazy lace agate donut from Etsy, Czech beads and crazy lace agate beads from LB. Handmade chain and deertan lace "bail". Rivet from LB. Other assorted gemstone rounds from Etsy.


Skinny Stackers

More pc pieces painted with alcohol inks. Very simple, but great stacked together, or with other bracelets. Very light and comfortable to wear!
Components: Czech beads from LB and Etsy, deertan lace and clasp from local shop, and focals and jumpings made by me.


Green Mosaic

I found this neat little mosaic kit online. I added some beads to the chain and....voila! I kept the pendant design simple, as this was my first...
Components: Mosaic glass bits, bezel, grout and chain from online shop. Czech and gemstone beads from Etsy shop and LB.


Channeling VanGogh

This has been one of the most fun artistic journeys I've had! It was a surprise at every turn...alcohol inks are amazing. The photos don't do...
Components: Handmade pendant and beadcap by me using alcohol inks onPC, hemp from LB, handmade copper toggle by me, and glass Pandora style bead from my stash.


My Best So Far

To me, this is the best copper work I have done so far! It took hours to make...but well worth the effort!
Components: Handmade copper focal, S connectors, clasp and jumprings....by me. Assorted Czech beads from Etsy and LB, deertan lace from LB.


Folded Copper Pendant

This my first attempt at folding metal---not too bad, huh? LOL
Components: Leather cord from LB--copper sheet metal, 16g copper wire, Czech round and rondelle beads, glass headpin--also made by me.


Mad for Metal

I am still having a ball making copper sheet metal and wire pieces....I never tire of it. The copper focal also becomes part of the clasp!
Components: Ocean jasper, agua nueve agate, jasper chips, carnelian, Czech rondelles and seed beads, 22g copper sheet metal and 16g copper wire--from Etsy shops. Copper and brass heishi, red creek jasper and various Czech beads--from LB. All metal and wirework cut, hammered, torched and formed by me.


Copper Fire

I have really been busy working with copper sheet metal! I love the patina hammering and torching gives copper. The last two photos are of a...
Components: 22g copper sheet metal, 16g copper wire.... both from Etsy. Czech rondelles and red creek Jasper from LB. I made all the copper components myself...including jumpings and clasp.


Eyelet Treasure

My late father left a collection of vintage hardware--i.e.--nuts, bolts, screws and these eyelets! I finally incorporated them in one of my...
Components: Tibetan agate rondelles, red creek Jasper rondelles, various Czech beads, and waxed linen cord--from LB. Copper jumprings and fancy hammered S clasp components--made by me. Brass eyelets from vintage collection.


Mustard Greens

I LOVE the mustard Czech teardrop beads! The green and orange Czech rondelles just went with them perfectly. I cut up one of numerous printed...
Components: Various Czech beads and Tibetan agate rondelles from LB. Tin connector, jumprings, glass tipped headpins, and spiral by me, antique brass connector from LB. All other findings and components from local shop.


Mother Earth

The pendant reminds me of our planet! LOL. I was going through my endless bead supply, and it all just came together.
Components: Handmade hammered, torched, filed and patina'd copper pendant, handmade twisted headpin charms, Czech 6/0 seed beads and assorted Czech beads from Etsy, ceramic beads from LB. Wood heishi, 1mm leather cord from local shop, and clasp and jumping also handmade......all handmade components by me, of course!


Joyful Spring

Lots to look at in this piece! The serene colors remind me of a breezy spring day. Though it's raining today, we've had some simply gorgeous...
Components: Handmade hammered, stamped and torched bezel piece with a flower/vine LB copper connector insert. Also handmade jumprings and headpins....Czech glass and ceramic beads from LB and Etsy, Aventurine rondelles from Etsy, cord end, beadcaps and filigree discs (Ibent those into beadcaps!) from local shop.


Desert Sun

I love these ceramic beads from LB! Initially, I was just going to string them and leave them on their own.Then I remembered this PC pendant I...
Components: Ceramic beads from LB, copper connectors from Etsy shop, jumprings and PC pendant by me.


Feathering the Nest

I finally finished all the PC pieces for this piece...whew! Then it took some time to wire wrap the beads and make jumprings. I am happy with the...
Components: Czech beads from LB and Etsy. Agate beads from LB and Etsy also. PC bird, nest, branch, and beads made by me. Jumprings and headpins also made by me.


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