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Designs by Little Round Chick

New Version of a So-so Necklace

The third photo is the original design of this necklace. It was just too forgettable. I kept the chain and leather and the African jade beads just...
Components: copper chain, Greek leather, African jade, seed beads, niobium ear wires


Trees

Two brass Trees of Life and a oval copper one. They are all made with stone chips and some seed beads in the first brass tree.

I found the oval...
Components: 14 gauge copper and brass wire, 24 gauge brass and copper wire, various stone chips, seed beads


Geometry

The chain in this necklace just happened to be handy when I started the necklace. I didn't even think about the length and I should have. It...
Components: my favorite LB chain, sheet copper, copper wire, African jade, Greek leather, copper trigger clasp and jump rings


Is This Too Weird?

I was playing around with some old wire pieces that never quite made the grade. This was part of a cuff bracelet that I chopped up, wrapped some...
Components: 12 and 24 gauge wire


Ear Rings and Other Things

The two pairs of ear rings were made to go with the necklaces they are shown with. The brass necklace is very similar to one I made sometime ago...
Components: copper wire, Czech glass, my favorite LB chain, brass discs, bone beads, brass wire neck ring.


Endless Color

Still playing around with the memory wire. I was looking at some jewelry that had long sections of hand made coiled wire and thought what a great...
Components: seed beads, coiled wire bracelets, memory wire


Copper and Crystal

This nice little asymmetrical circle just turned up one day. I don't know when I made it, why I made it or where it had been.

Shortly after I...
Components: copper wire 16 and 24 gauge, 4mm crystal bi-cones, copper chain


Music Music Music

I got sorta bored at the Farmers Market a few weeks ago so I decided I'd make some more musical pieces. I tried to figure out a way to make a...
Components: red brass wire


Out on the Fringe

It is symmetrical! Will wonders never cease! The center section with the blue beads and copper are part of another salvage job. Don't know what...
Components: sodalite beads, copper wire, tiny copper color seed beads, niobium ear wires, copper plate chain and toggle clasp


Discs and Brass

Love working with unusual recycled material. The discs in this necklace are recycled wood beads from a tacky old necklace, recycled vinyl disc...
Components: recycled vinyl and wood discs, rustic brass filigree beads, rustic brass focal, beading chain, brass toggle


Once Upon a Time I was a Bracelet

It really was a bracelet but it was completely forgettable. When I did the re-work I was in the middle of the doldrums and needed something to work...
Components: 14 and 24 gauge copper wire, Czech glass beads, my favorite chain from LB, pure copper trigger clasp


Brass and Bones

I've been playing around with neck wires recently. Today I decided it was time to use one in a necklace. The brass discs are from the great stash...
Components: 12 gauge red brass wire, brass discs, bone beads


Tree and High Tech Pliers

I was inspired by the beautiful trees made by JC Hamm and since I hadn't made a tree pendant in ages I decided it was time to do it again....
Components: red brass, aventurine, serpentine, peridot, red agate and mookite chips, cheap-o Chinese pliers


A Quick Note and Other Things

These are some more pieces from my wire working week. The eighth note is a pendant I made as an experiment, the pin another squiggle, The ring...
Components: 14 gauge brass and copper wire, 24 gauge copper wire, turquoise nugget


Wicked Wire Bangles

This past was my week to work with wire. I didn't plan it that way. It just happened.

The two brass bracelets are made with 14ga red brass...
Components: 12 gauge copper wire, 14 gauge red brass wire, and sturdy pliers


Asymmetrical Necklaces Again

These three necklaces have been hanging around in an unfinished state for ages. I decided to finish them to take to the museum. They are a bit...
Components: copper wire, copper chain, agate and rhyolite beads, sheet copper


Cuffs

I went on a jewelry making binge this past week end. Made a new cuff and finished some others. The wiring on these cuffs is not as neat as I...
Components: 14ga copper wire, 24ga copper wire, glass, stone, pearls, Coral, metal beads, kitchen sink


Curly Bangle

This bangle is made with 14ga red brass wire. I had forgotten how difficult this gauge of brass could be. I had to use the torch a couple of...
Components: 14 gauge red brass wire and the torch


Abalone with Pearl

The abalone in this pendant is the last one I purchased at a little surfer shop in Ocean Beach other wise known as OB. Lots of interesting people...
Components: abalone shell, fresh water pearl, copper chain, hand made hook clasp, copper bead


A Bracelet to go with the Butterfly

This is way the Abstract Butterfly was supposed to look (more or less). I used the same colors and beads with a few variations and just arranged...
Components: various agate and carnelian beads, seed beads, 14 and 24 gauge wire


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