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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.


Jasper, Metal and Glass~Oh My!

Bracelet made of beads from a recent LB order.
Components: 8 mm red jasper and Czech glass beads from LB--metal bicones, Irish waxed linen cord from LB and copper jumprings and toggle.


All Sorts

These are more of my handmade PC beads from the latest batch! Sorry for the pic quality, the scanner really distorts certain colors. The actual...
Components: Handmade PC beads, TOHO 6/0 seedbeads, asst'd. Czech 6mm glass beads from LB, Irish waxed linen cord from LB, antique gold bead covers from LB, and antique gold hook and eye clasp.


Faux Ivory

More of my handmade PC pieces. I've always loved the antique carved ivory jewelry. This makes it easy to achieve with no danger to elephants!...
Components: PC, acrylic paint, antique gold jumprings, chain and toggle clasp.


Colorful Canes

These are some new PC canes I made. I found some great beading books at the discount book store yesterday and they inspired me! They're alot more...
Components: PC cane slices, 8/0 and 6/0 asst'd. seedbeads, jumprings and lobsterclaw clasp.


Leftovers

The name says it all....major stash cleanout!
Components: Asst'd. Czech rondelles (some from LB), asst'd. glass and metal seedbeads and megatamas (LB), handmade PC button, Irish waxed linen cord from LB and crimp covers--also LB.


Cross Bracelet

I see cross bracelets of all kinds all over. Some of the prices are astounding! So I decided to make my own using PC--of course! LOL
Components: Handmade PC cross, Artistic silver wire, silvertone jumprings, gunmetal lobsterclaw clasp, Czech glass beads, braided black leather cord, acrylic paints and sealer.


All Seasons

I wanted a necklace that could be worn year 'round. I love all the bright and cheery colors in it. The dangles just make it--FUN!!
Components: Czech rondelles from LB, assorted rondelles from my stash, assorted 6mm and 10 mm glass beads, Artistic wire, antique gold chain, jumprings and lobsterclaw clasp.


Honoring Rich

I was inspired by some recent rosaries I saw on here. My late husband purchased this rosewood and silver Italian crucifix on one of the last trips...
Components: Rosewood and silver Italian crucifix, Irish waxed linen from LB, 6mm Czech faceted rounds from LB, TierraCast silvertone connector from LB, antique copper crimp covers from LB, and metallic size 11/0 seedbeads.


Lush Combo

Chartreuse and cobalt blue are one of my all-time favorite combos. It just spells elegance and class to me.
Components: Czech chartreuse rondelles and 6mm cobalt rounds from LB, 6mm lime green crystal rounds, Irish waxed linen from LB. antique brass jumprings and goldtome toggle clasp.


CzechMates

Czech rounds and rondelles from a recent LB order...still doing wireworking!
Components: 20g silverplated wire, silverplated earwires and Czech 6mm cobalt rounds and chartreuse rondelles.


Pass The Mustard

I fell in love with the new Mustard cork cord and slides at LB, so I just had to order some. Here's the result. Simple, but I love it!
Components: From LB: Mustard cork cord, antique brass and silverplated asst'd. slides, antique brass cord ends. Jumprings and lobsterclaw clasp from HobLob.


All A-Buzz

Another PC brooch.
Components: PC, acrylic paints and varnish, 20g goldtone wire and goldtone clasp.


Key To My Heart

Still working with PC and loving it!
Components: Handmade PC key and turquoise heart, goldtone jumprings and chain, assorted Czech beads and 20g Artwire, goldtone clasp, acrylic paints and sealer.


Triple Fiesta~Ole!!

I am totally partial to Czech rondelles. These were on sale at the local bead store, so of course I got 4 colors and just HAD to make this piece!...
Components: Green. turquoise, orange and yellow Czech glass rondelles, handmade spiral spacers in 20g goldtone, silvertone and copper wire, antique gold jumprings and toggle clasp and Irish waxed linen cord from LB.


Spring Forward To Summer

Just a fun piece to wear during the coming season, or all year 'round! It took awhile to do each bead individually with wire, but I like the result.
Components: Czech rondelles from LB, assorted yellow, orange and amber glass and faceted round beads, filigree metal bead, one of my PC beads, 20g gold wire, gold chain, gold jumprings and antique gold lobsterclaw clasp.


3 For 1

It took me quite awhile to get this piece together. Making the PC beads was time consuming, then not being able to find a ready-made glass bead...
Components: Handmade PC beads, handmade glass bead and link chain, large glass pearls, filigree colored metal beads, round metal beads, fancy color metal diamond and round beads, irish waxed linen cord from LB, antique gold chain. jumprings and lobsterclaw clasp. If I forgot any of the components, mea culpa! LOL


Wrapped Bangle-Dangles

I've had these 6 bangles for awhile...and have been thinking and thinking of what I wanted to do with or TO them LOL This is what I came up with.
Components: 20g copper wire, 20g silverplated wire, 24g antique gold wire, 6 silver/copper/gold bangles, gold jumprings, assorted color glass beads and drops.


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