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Designs by Beadaholic1

Hinged Pendant

I had seen this technique on the PBS show Beads, Baubles, and Jewels and just had to try it.
Components: Copper patina sheet, rivets and wire from LB--chain is mine.


PC #2

This is the second piece I've done using a PC focal I made. Last pic is of new PC focals I made yesterday.
Components: Handmade PC pendant, black glass rondelles, Czech glass beads, jasper and agate gemstone beads, waxed linen cord, cord ends and lobster clasp. Some from Lima, some from Etsy and rest from local shop.


First of Three

This is the first design usng the PC clay components I finished the other day. Waiting on a bead order to complete the other 2.
Components: Handmade PC bracelet bar, handmade chain, aqua nueva agate rondelles, assorted Czech glass beads, 6mm jasper beads and magnetic clasp.


Coming Attractions

These are the latest pendants and bracelet bar I made using PC and then decoupaged some favorite textiles onto them. The beads are some I will use...
Components: Handmade PC textile pendants and bracelet bar. Assorted Czech beads from LB and Etsy shops.


Last Recycle for Slides!

This is the last of the silver buckles/slides from my old Brighton belt. I think I like this design the best.
Components: Brighton re-purposed silver belt slides, flat bronze wire for homemade connector wraps and clasp.


Neptune's Gift

Words can't express how much I love this sea sediment jasper focal. I hope my design did it justice! The main pic didn't come out in the same...
Components: Sea sediment jasper focal from Etsy shop, aventurine 8mm rounds, waxed linen, Czech 8mm bronze rounds and Artistic wire for jumprings from LB. Aventurine rondelles, Czech aqua bicones, and carved Czech scarab beads from Etsy shop. Magnetic clasp, Czech clear faceted 8mm rounds, beadcaps and cord ends from local shop.


Happy Halloween!!

I love Halloween and I love gemstone beads. I made these two to be worn together. The orange jade rondelles compliment the focal and blue copper...
Components: Sea sediment jasper focal, blue copper jasper rondelles and orange jade rondelles from a favorite Etsy shop. Handmade (by me!) chain and wrapped link chain made with Artistic wire and wide flat wire from local shop.


Agate Wrap

I loved this agate focal the minute I saw it. The bonus is it's gorgeous on both sides! I took a pic of both sides so you can see.
Components: Striped agate focalfrom Etsy, Artistic wire from LB and clasp and deer lace from a local shop.


Easy-Peasy!

I love this leather bracelet. It looked good worn plain,butI wanted more! I found these inspirational sliders at a local shop and love the look....
Components: Tooled leather strap from my stash and inspiration sliders from local shop.


Harvest

I LOVE wrap bracelets! I couldn't find a bracelet bar/focal that I liked--so I made one!
Components: Tan deer leather lace, magnetic clasp from HobLob. Czech stone oval bead, and all other Czech beads from Etsy shop. Handmade wire bracelet bar by me--using 18g and 20 g Artisticwire from LB.


New Idea

I have had these beads for a while and wanted to use them as a focal. So I got out my copper patina sheets and wire and here it is! I cut out the...
Components: Two Czech picasso "stones" from Etsy, copper wire and handmade jumprings, copper patina sheet from LB.


Heart of the West

I have tried 4 times to get the text as well as the photo straight and another photo added...if it doesn't go through this time--I give up!!!
Components: I made the bail from a patina copper sheet (LB) and the coil beads from Artistic wire (LB)--2 beads are wrapped with patina sheet inside them. Leather cord and clasp from HobLob and heart charm from Etsy.


Go West!

I've had these copper belt buckles for a LONG time. What could I do with them??? How about punch a hole in the tops, and add some gorgeous Czech...
Components: Copper belt buckles from my stash, artistic 24g wire, Czech picasso rectangular beads from Etsy and black earwires from stash.


Earth Goddess

This all started with the goddess pendant. I decided to use earthy color beads, and of course I went right to jasper and agate! I think they...
Components: Waxed Irish linen, artistic wire for my handmade coil bale, jumprings and chain and tibetan agate--from LB. Picasso Jasper 8mm beads, artistic jasper 10 mm beads, copper goddess pendant and 4mm bronze rondelles from Etsy stores. Almost forgot the jasper 6mm beads from LB!


It's Autumn!

This is to showcase some of the gorgeous Czech beads I have recently received. I always seem to gravitate to these colors--can you tell I LOVE...
Components: Czech beads from LB and Etsy shops, Artistic wire from LB for the handmade jumprings and chain.


Mixed Media

I've had this leather cord from LB for a while. So I decided to use the copper washer--which I hammered-- and added Czech beads and chain.
Components: Copper washer, 2mm leather cord from LB, Czech beads from Etsy shops, Artistic wire jumprings and magnetic clasp from local shop.


Re-Cycled Chic

This was an old Brighton belt that I've had for years. I just couldn't toss it or give it away, so I made this and also some earrings,, which I...
Components: Leather belt strip, pinch cord ends, Brighton silver slide, magnetic clasp.


A Necklace To Match

I finally finished this necklace to match ALL those bracelets!!
Components: All Czech glass beads from LB and various Etsy shops, jumprings and chain handmade from 18g Artistic wire.


More is More

It seems I have been obsessed with this style of bracelet lately--plus I want to show off these gorgeous Czech beads!
Components: Way too many beads to mention individually--so I will just say ALL Czech beads from LB and various Etsy shops, 18g Artistic wire handmade jumprings and chain, magnetic clasps from local store.


Czech-erd

I can't begin without thanking kye for her inspiration! Bracelets are my favorite thing to make--this one is at the top of my list. I love Czech...
Components: Czech glass coins, Czech butterscotch rondelles, Tibetan agate and Artistic wire--from LB. Czech glass scarab, lavendar moss bead, mossy stone bead and green/cream rondelle from ArtBella on Etsy. Czech tan/white rectangle bead, brown/green/orange/red rectangle bead, and brown/cream long and thin rectangle bead from Blackrockbeads on Etsy. Handmade chain. Magnetic clasp is from local store.


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