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Designs by Little Round Chick

More Tubes

I finished playing with the rest of the tubes. I think that will be it for a while. One of the necklaces is made with round tubes and the others...
Components: sodalite and red agate square tubes, mookait round tubes, brass spacers and clasps, silver filled trigger clasp, brass and silver jump rings


Square Tubes

I think the first time I saw square tube beads I fell in love with them. They have such lovely proportions and come in so many different stones....
Components: turquoise, snow flake obsidian, black onyx, silver plate spacers, sterling trigger clasps and jump rings


It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

I made these two necklaces just for the holidays. They are made with Czech glass beads and BC jade. The colors don't show quite as well as I...
Components: square tube British Columbia jade, faceted red velvet glass, crystal, silver quad spacers, luster finished Czech glass leaves, garnet red glass drops and round beads


Abalone from California

I've had these abalone pieces for ages and just never got around to using them. The two with pearls are just chunks from shells that I found at a...
Components: abalone shell, pearls, gunmetal and antique brass chains


Copper Rings

There is a site I visit frequently that has a wealth of info, tutorials, etc. If you are not familiar with it then check it out. It is Jewelry...
Components: copper wire, one Czech FP glass bead


Confetti Cuff

Did a bit of experimenting on this cuff. It is another one with the cross wires weaving through the vertical wires I left a few more open spots,...
Components: various stones, coral, turquoise, pearls


Frivolous Ear Rings

It's h-ll to be bored. So just any little old piece of wire can be used for amusement. I made two frivolous pairs of amusements to combat the...
Components: copper wire, niobium ear wires


Turquoise and Washers

I had these colorful heat treated washers left over from the necklace I made with washers and chain. The turquoise is left over from the silver...
Components: heat treated copper washers, small turquoise nuggets, niobium ear wires


Turquoise and Silver

This bracelet is made with silver filled wire. It is not as easy to work with as copper. I made a similar bracelet for a client using the same...
Components: turquoise, silver filled wire, sterling silver beads


Just in Time for Halloween

I love to work with these large ox bones. They provide an opportunity to do something a little different and I do love different!
Components: ox/water buffalo bones, Ethiopian brass beads, ebony beads, copper chain, Greek leather, copper toggle from LB (I've had the toggle for a looooooong time.)


Copper Circle with Beads

Copper and rhyolite are still one of my favorite combinations for jewelry. I made these ear rings just for the fun of it!
Components: copper wire, rhyolite, niobium ear wires


Ear Rings for the Asymmetrical Chrysocolla Necklace

I have a lady who is interested in my asymmetrical chrysocolla jasper necklace but she wanted ear rings to go with it. We'll see if this pair...
Components: chrysocolla jasper, copper wire, niobium ear wires


Copper and Rhyolite

I'm still exploring necklaces with asymmetrical designs. This time I decided to use copper washers in graduated sizes. To give it a little extra...
Components: rhyolite beads, copper washers, chain wire, small beads and niobium ear wires


Ear Cuff with Tutorial

Another ear cuff with a skull. Black wire makes it a good Halloween cuff.

I've also included instructions for anyone who wants to give it a try.
Components: black craft wire, pewter skull and cross bones


Smaller Ear Cuff

Here is a photo of a smaller ear cuff, Mary. I took a picture of the cuff by itself and one with a penny so you can compare the sizes. The cuff...
Components: black craft wire, fresh water pearl


Autumn

Last week I decided I needed to learn how to make an ear cuff. I started simply with just wire then added some curls. Over the course of 5 or 6...
Components: 16ga copper wire, crab fire agate beads


Can't Leave Halloween Alone!

The last time I did any crocheted wire I swore I'd never do it again. So much for that statement.

Crocheted black wire with dark beads make a...
Components: various dark beads including glass, metal, stones, lava and bone, pewter skull and spider


Extra Halloween Things

Well there is nothing like going over board with the Halloween things. The funny things with wings are gargoyles. I have another pair that I...
Components: pewter spiders, mystery metal witches and gargoyles, acrylic sea horses, Czech glass, gunmetal findings and chain


More Halloween

Campy little ear rings sell really well at the farmers market so I decided to make a bunch. My favorite ones are the octopus and frog. The ones...
Components: metal charms, stone beads, pearls, coral, gun metal chain, spacers and ear wires.


Opinion Please

Well here is number three. What do you think? Should I put it in the closet for a week? I've looked at it so much I can't really see what I've...
Components: copper wire, copper chain, chrysocolla color jasper


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