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Designs by Fresh Baked

Another attempt...

Still trying to stretch myself by playing a bit more with one of Pantone's color of year...Rose Quartz. The 32 inch necklace has a variety of...
Components: silk ribbon, Cherry Quartz, glass pearls, Czech glass, oxidized metal findings, waxed linen cord.

Toggle Clasps

These are two bezel tray toggle clasps...could have sworn I got them at LB, but cannot find them now. Stuffed them with white polymer clay, stamped...
Components: metal toggle clasp, polymer clay

Working hard...

So I watched a youtube video on freeform prong setting a stone and naively thought I had the skills. I won't go into the whole sorry tale except to...
Components: Carve lapis lazuli stone, sterling silver wire, Tibetan beads

Pale Pink and Baby Blue ??

What do you think of the new Pantone colors for 2016? Instead of one color, they chose two as the trend for this year...Rose Quartz and Serenity....
Components: Brass findings, faceted glass, rhinestones, fresh water pearls, Amazonite

Happy Holidays, Lima Beaders!

I'm hosting a little giveaway over at my blog.
These earrings in your...
Components: Sterling silver, recycled glass button beads

Copper Sampler

Just loving on the etched copper components I made this weekend.
Components: copper sheet metal, sterling silver, Czech glass, fresh water pearls

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.

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