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Designs by Fresh Baked

Earring fun!

Two pair to share tonight...
The first one is a special order for a store that sells my stuff. The client purchased one pair for her daughter and...
Components: sterling silver wire, amethysts, gold chain, Howlite Turquoise, gold faceted glass beads


Umpteenth variation...

Yet another version of the ladder necklace...still love this design. This one uses a fine gold chain, and lots of pretty seed beads. Great use...
Components: gold chain, 22 g. gold wire, seed beads.


Bloomin'

After years of drought, my little piece of Southern California has never looked so green...love seeing so much blooming in our yard. These post...
Components: 22 g. gold wire, Czech glass beads


Red Creek Jasper

I picked up this gorgeous Red Creek Jasper cabochon at a local gem and mineral show a couple of months ago. Finished up the setting in class last...
Components: Red Creek Jasper, sterling silver and fine silver


More Tinies

A dream come true! I'm growing an earring tree! Still playing with studs and exploring different ways to wrap up beads. Some are side drilled,...
Components: gold and silver 20 and 22 g. wire, various beads.


Tiny Treasures

Happy New Year, Fellow Beaders! My current new project is working out how to make tiny earring studs.
Using 22 gauge wire to wrap up odds and...
Components: Czech glass, faceted glass brios, 22 gauge wire, post backs.


All wrapped up...

This bracelet was a sampler of some wire wrapping bead techniques I learned in class the last few weeks. Added some simply wrapped clear glass...
Components: 16, 18, and 20 gauge copper wire, glass and metal beads


Brass is the bomb...

Had the opportunity to work with raw brass this week in class. This is 10 gauge and with a bit of hammering and annealing and soldering and...
Components: 10 gauge raw brass wire, abalone


Ball Chain Change Up

My interest was peaked by an unusual use of ball chain by another designer. I decided to try my hand at wire wrapping some around a pre-made...
Components: Brass components, chain, and wire. Czech and glass beads


The lone survivor...

This sterling sand dollar pendant is only survivor from my six week class in lost wax casting. I made five pieces altogether. It was frustrating,...
Components: sterling silver casting, Iolite beads, sterling silver chain and findings


Remake

A couple of times a year, I go through my jewelry stock and assess what has not sold. At the very least each piece gets a once over for loose...
Components: Copper with turquoise and carnelian


Love Lima Leaves!

My favorite mix of Czech glass leaves from Lima Beads!
Components: Brass chain and findings, Czech glass, handmade bird nest


One more...good night!

Okay, one more for today...this has been a very cathartic exercise for me. I'm in a much better mood!

Have a lovely evening, everyone!
Components: Grey and pinkish-red veined jasper, chain, wire, and a few silver beads and charm.


More bead ladders...

Two variations on a theme...I think of these as bead ladder necklaces or like vertebrae necklaces. They have some great movement and flexibility....
Components: Chain, wire, beads


Baby Blues

What do you get from one strand of beautiful baby blue beads? A serenity bracelet and a long chain tassel necklace. The necklace is a knock off...
Components: Czech beads, chain, purchased bracelet bar, silver plated 20 g. wire.


A little sparkle...

Adding a little sparkle to necklaces with these crystal chandelier pieces. I purchased a box of twelve of these on line...each about 1 and 1/2 inch...
Components: crystal chandelier replacement pieces, antiqued silver chain and findings, charms, rose quartz


Sponge Coral

Sorry for all the separate posts today...still working with a beach theme and love the color of these sponge coral coins. Paired very well with...
Components: Sponge coral, Mother of Pearl, silver beads...sterling silver wire and ear wires.


More Beach Gifts

More goodies from the beach.
Components: Shell, sponge coral, jasper tube beads, pewter beads


Beach Gifts

Visiting friends borrowed some of our camping gear for a couple of weeks. A delightful surprise was tucked inside a backpack...a baggie of beach...
Components: Shells, 'sea worm' tunnel, mother of pearl beads, wood chips, Czech glass, waxed linen cord.


Amethyst Shard

Not so funny...went to make this necklace this morning and realized I bought a gemstone shard that was not drilled. With some wire futzing and some...
Components: Brass chain, butterfly, Amethyst point, and glass beads. And man made opalite.


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