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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.


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.


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