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Designs by Little Round Chick

Some More Bones!

Apparently I have an over abundance of bones. There are still plenty more where these came from.

I made this necklace to use a bone pendant with...
Components: batik designed bone pendant, ordinary bones, chain, hand made hook clasp


A Strange Pearl and Other stuff

This is the tale of a strange pearl. A couple of years ago I sold a necklace to the husband of a friend. It was made with blister pearls. The...
Components: pearl, ceramic beads, copper chain and wire


More Bones

Still on the bone kick. I started this necklace a few days ago and completed it the same day. It is getting more difficult for me to find large...
Components: bones carved and batik designs, copper coils, Greek leather, heat treated copper discs


Asymmerty One More time

This necklace is done in my favorite asymmetrical style using brass and some lovely vintage beads from Japan. I fell in love with the color of the...
Components: 14 and 24 gauge red brass wire, vintage beads, glass, pearl and metal beads for the tassel, satin Hamilton chain from LB


More Bones and Leather

Hey... I have a whole storage box full of bones! Just like with the pearls... I've been stockpiling them just in case... and believe it or not it...
Components: variety of bone beads, Greek leather, hand made brass wire spacers and clasp


Smaller Staples

These staples are from a new bunch that I had to buy. There are about a gazillion staples in the box. They are more difficult to manipulate than...
Components: dyed and polished bone, staples for use on heavy boxes, Greek leather


Back to the Asymmetrical Designs

Haven't done much with the asymmetrical design necklaces for a while. So it was time to try out a new idea or two. Both necklaces had been...
Components: my favorite chain from LB, various metal, glass and stone beads, an eye of Shiva bead, rediscovered copper wire frames, Czech glass beads that look like stones, hand made hook clasps


Charmed I'm Sure

This bracelet was made for a little girl about 9 years old. Her auntie bought it for her. Most of the charms were purchased from LB. I made the...
Components: LB charms, hand made copper chain, fold over copper clasp


No Bones About It....

This is a very simple necklace but it is made with one of my favorite types of beads...bone! I love the rustic look of of bone beads. I've...
Components: bleached and dyed bone beads, recycled vinyl discs, copper beading chain, regular chain and hook clasp


Blond Wood and Green Glass

More of the recycled sand cast glass beads from Africa plus some recycled wood discs from a tacky necklace. I think this is the last of the glass...
Components: sand cast African glass, recycled wood discs, copper beading chain and toggle clasp


Giant Staples and Sand Cast Beads

Don't know if any of you were around when I made the first giant staple designs. I found this half finished piece using staples with other...
Components: sand cast glass beads, giant staples from heavy packing boxes, hard wood beads, hand cut copper discs, beading chain, lobster style clasp


Exotic Wood

This necklace has been in the works for many weeks. All it needed was a clasp but for some reason I just put it with unfinished work.

The wood...
Components: copper and wood


Tree Suncatcher

I keep thinking that one of these days I'll find the perfect way to photograph crystal. I'm not there yet but hope springs eternal.

I made the...
Components: 12ga and 24ga copper wire, rock crystal chips, many curse words


Cool!

So there I was...thinking about making another cuff a bit larger than the two or three previous ones. The design sorta got away from me. It is...
Components: Czech fire polished glass and druk beads, gold plated accent beads, 14ga and 24ga red brass


Progression of a Cuff

I wanted to make a cuff with all crystals. Looks pretty good but getting a descent Photo was a whole different ball game. Did you know lighting a...
Components: 14ga and 24ga red brass wire, many different kinds of crystals


More pearls

Time for another pearl cuff! I made this one with darker colors in a size that will fit larger wrist. I still have a great grunch* of pearls....
Components: pearls, 14ga and 24ga wire, one glass bead


Confetti Earrings

My Confetti pieces needed some earrings to complete the set. I had so many orphan beads to choose from it was a bit difficult to pick the ones...
Components: random beads, copper chain, copper ear wires


Confetti Waterfall and Friends

Here is a necklace made with the orphan beads. I haven't done a necklace in this style in ages. It probably has at least one of every kind of...
Components: between the three pieces we have stone, pearls, coral, wood, bone, metal, resin, seeds, crystal, Czech glass, seed beads and a partridge in a pear tree


Large Squiggles

Do you remember when you were in elementary school and you liked to do scribble designs? I remember doing them and coloring in the spaces inside...
Components: 16ga copper wire


Omega Shapes

I've made several bracelets with this shape but this is the first time I've made a necklace. I was so pleased with how it went together then I...
Components: 16ga and 18ga wire


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