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Designs by Fresh Baked

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


Jump Start

Between a vacation and the jewelry blahs, I haven't done much lately. Opened the door to my studio a few times, looked around, uninspired, and...
Components: PMC3


Fire Power

FYI...hosting a lovely giveaway of two of these Sterno culinary torches. These have great fire power for copper and larger sterling pieces. Details...


Grand Canyon

I'm getting faster at completing these bezel necklaces...this one in four classes. One a month is a snail's pace for sure. Actually got up the guts...
Components: Turquoise and sterling silver


LOS surprises!

I often use Liver of Sulphur to patina copper and sterling silver, but wanted to experiment on some very inexpensive silver base metal filigree...
Components: Base metal silver filigree components, LOS gel


New Focus

Been focusing on bezel work lately. A real challenge for me. Almost gave up on this piece after many soldering misses. But persevered! Finished it...
Components: Ocean Jasper cab, Copper and Sterling Silver, Jasper beads, Leather


Trailing Roses

I've written before about the fun monthly earring challenge over at Earrings Everyday blog. This month's inspiration was the work of an artist who...
Components: Annealed steel wire 24 gauge, glass pearls


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