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Blue Shard Necklace

Yup, I got these quartz points in blue, too!
Components: Iridescent blue quartz point, brass chain and wire, seed beads, Czech glass bead, waxed Irish linen


Amber Shards

Love the amber/pumpkin color on these quartz shards. I think they will be perfect for fall!
Wrapped them up in 22 g. copper wire and oxidized...
Components: Iridescent quartz points, copper wire


Fresh Baked Ornaments

I just couldn't resist the play with my company name for these polymer clay ornaments, that are fresh from the oven yesterday. Sealed with a satin...
Components: polymer clay, glaze and varnish, silk ribbons


Pottery Shards

My experimentations with a faux ceramic finish on polymer clay continues. This necklace is my first finished piece with some beads that I hope...
Components: poly clay, brass findings, seed beads


Captured Beach Glass

Another way to design with a cabochon without the traditional bezel setting. Handmade textured brass back plate.
Components: Brass sheet metal, beach glass, gold metal wire and chain, fresh water coin pearls.


Queen of Gems

Pearls have been called the queen of gems by some. This bracelet showcases a gorgeous lamp work bead by Ikuyo Yamanaka with pearl and crystal accents.
Components: Focal bead by Ikuyo Yamanaka, fresh water pearls, Swarovski crystals, brass heart bead and chain.


Faux Ceramic Beads and Ornaments

It's time to start (or past time) the Holiday rush to get ready for selling opportunities. Last year I made a few ink stamped poly clay ornaments...
Components: Poly Clay, cookie cutters, liquid poly clay, alcohol inks, satin varnish


Swing Time

Both earrings use the same basic design structure with wire and chain. The first pair has more construction with the beaded wire wrapped pins....
Components: Sterling and 14k gold filled wire, chain, ear wires. Seed beads and tiny pink rice pearls


Who Could Resist ??

Who could resist the Put-A-Smile-On-Your-Face colors of these Jennifer Jangles beads !!
I added a few coral bamboo and howlite turquoise for...
Components: Jennifer Jangles beads, wax linen cord, annealed steel wire, Howlite Turquoise, Coral Bamboo beads, a few seed beads.


Playing with Hoops

Love My Art Jewelry just posted their next boot camp...It's all about Hoops! Their first post includes a detailed video tutorial on how to make...
Components: silver plated wire, glass briolette beads


Tribal Dreams

I give all the credit for the design to Lorelei Eurto. She recently posted several of these with the three chunky beads and 4 strands of mixed...
Components: Krobo beads from Ghana, wood beads, horn beads, seed beads, glass beads, button and 4 ply waxed linen cord.


Another Easy Cab Design

Made the cab: Used Diamond Glaze to glue a glass pebble onto a piece of scrapbooking paper. Then, a dab of epoxy to glue the cab to a filigree...
Components: Glass pebble cabochon, brass component, chain, and findings, pearl and czech glass beads.


Encased Cabochon

An amber colored stone cab was gently enfolded in a filigree butterfly's wings. Looks a bit like a scarab to me.
The necklace was finished with...
Components: oval stone cabochon, brass butterflies and findings, horn beads


Silk Meets Metal

Two lengths of gorgeous sari silk were braided onto a 17 inch length of chunky matte silver chain.
Small silver nugget and shell bead accents...
Components: Base metal chain, sari silk, shell beads, silver nugget spacers, silver plated ball head pins.


All Wired Up

Working with wire can be a big challenge, but also fun when it seems to flow off your fingers. These copper flowers were made with 18 gauge wire,...
Components: copper wire, Howlite Turquoise, ceramic beads, Irish waxed linen, and my polymer clay focal


Emerald Isle

These earrings are a nod to my Irish grandfather who spent his working life deep in the copper mines of Butte, Montana. Hand cut copper discs,...
Components: Copper sheet metal, copper wire, alchohol ink, glass brios.


Double Wrapped Link Necklace

This necklace features a copper disc focal closure with bone, glass, and ceramic beads. The 18 g. copper wire was 'double' wrapped to give the...
Components: copper wire, copper sheet metal, Bone, glass, ceramic beads.


Anklet Blog Hop Fun

For a fun and timely blog hop with 30 participants, head on over to
http://freshbakeddesigns.wordpress.com
and check out all the beautiful...
Components: Braided leather, Howlite Turquoise, Coral, button. Gold metal scalloped chain, daisy spacers, glass beads, jump rings, head pins, lobster clasp.


Blue Velvet Wraps

Made this pair of wire wrapped briolette earrings this morning while making a tutorial for this technique...rustic wire wrapping. If you are...
Components: 22 gauge copper wire, faceted glass briolettes


Happy Dance!

Second bezel set stone project for class. I think I held my breath the whole time I was soldering The sterling silver swirls were made from 14...
Components: Sterling silver and turquoise cabochons


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