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Designs by Fresh Baked

Unusual Pairing

The is a custom order for a friend's birthday. Forgot how much fun it is to etch copper and the lovely results. Hadn't thought I'd like pairing...
Components: Sterling silver, copper sheet metal, recycled glass


This dragonfly has sat on my workbench for a really long time. It is one I altered by adding the recycled glass drop over the very spindly tail....
Components: Brass dragonfly, Czech glass leaves, recycled glass drop, brass chain and findings, faceted glass crystals

For those who are interested...

For those of you who are interested in trying this bracelet's another variation. I wanted to use PC button I had made instead of a...
Components: 3 ply waxed linen cord, variety of beads, polymer clay button.

Tiny Bubbles

Rediscovered a great tutorial by Erin Siegel that uses few materials and tons of seed beads...always looking for ways to use them up! Easy,...
Components: 5 yards of waxed linen cord, variety of seed beads, toggle clap No tools needed except a pair of scissors!

Another twist on red and turquoise

Still in love with the red and turquoise color combo...this time it's more burgundy. With large chunky wood beads and a loop closure. Cannot...
Components: Wood beads, ceramic, glass, waxed linen cord

It's beginning to feel like Fall

I'm designing some jewelry thinking specifically how great they would look with gray. I seem to have collected quite a lot of gray shoes and...
Components: Beads, silver daisy spacers and clasp, sari silk, and a handmade leaf button

Pomegranate Fringe

Wire wrapped tiny glass bead links into a hammered link copper chain. Added a fringe of beads on waxed linen cord to complete the look.
Components: 4mm red glass beads. copper wire, various bits and bobs, waxed linen cord.

Altered States

I've done a lot of altering and embellishing base metal, copper, and brass components in my time. Painting, flaming, alcohol inks, guilder's...
Components: Vintaj brass piece, recycled glass drop from Lima Beads. I also lightly sanded the surface to highlight the brass designs.

The dam has burst, and it feels really good.

Apologies for all the posts lately. I hope that it is an encouragement for those of you who feel stuck or in a rut, regarding your creative...
Components: Vintaj dragonfly (LB has this available), brass chain and findings, glass crystals

Half and Half Necklace

This long necklace is half large open chain and half agate nuggets knotted on caramel colored waxed linen cord. And a few pyrite chunks thrown in....
Components: Agates, chain, waxed linen cord, earring findings

How could I forget these !

I also ordered three strands of these cobalt blue nuggets, because I absolutely love this color. I've only made earrings with them, but I'm going...
Components: recycled glass, sterling silver wire, stamped tube spacers.

Yippee! Lima order's arrived!

Love, love these recycled glass pendants from LB.
And was thrilled when the red ones perfectly matched the seed beads I'm currently using. Have...
Components: recycled glass, turquoise rondelles, silver plated findings and chain

It's been a dry summer...

In more ways that one...Haven't made much jewelry, so I'm feeling hopeful after this morning's two pair of earrings. Something's happening, because...

Nunn Ring Bling

I make tons of wire wrapped rings...and bought these Nunn Design ring blanks awhile ago. Rediscovered them today on my workbench and made these...
Components: Nunn ring blanks (available from Lima), gold wire, and various stones, glass, stick pearls, and abalone.

Beaded Tassel Necklace

Still on this tassel jag...this time with a mix of large and tiny glass beads. Easy stringing project.

I'm suppose to be cleaning up my work...
Components: embroidery floss and glass beads

On the Fringe...

More fun with cheap beads and embroidery floss tassels. I got a bit more serious with the recycled glass beads I treasure from Ghana. Added painted...
Components: leather cord, recycled glass beads from Ghana, wood beads, silver metal beads, plastic? acrylic? beads. embroidery floss

My Resistance is Down...

I've tried to resist the urge to make the popular tassel necklaces...and finally broke down. With lots of help from this great video tutorial and a...
Components: Plastic or acrylic faceted beads, embroidery floss, cotton cording, wooden bead.

Copper Sampler

Wrapping up with some copper today. I had the top cross wrapped earring components for awhile, sitting on my worktable. Wasn't sure what I wanted...
Components: Copper wire, Czech beads, can't remember what the beige stone is...white howlite?? Maybe someone can help out here?

Best Friends

Sound like a familiar story?? Made the decision to go into my space and really clean it up, put things away and where they belong. I just couldn't...
Components: Sterling silver, Lapis Lazuil, Turquoise

Finished up the whole package

Finished up the cross with some good polishing, tumbling and more polishing. Decided to add a clean simple sterling chain. The rest of the tiny PMC...
Components: PMC3

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