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Designs by Lyric Chick aka Bev

The Long & Winding Road -- Lennon & McCartney

This was a quick grab of 50% off items at my local craft store while the hubby was standing there with that "I'm bored and would you please hurry...
Components: Bohemia gunmetal beads, box chain, and findings. Diachroic beads.

Green-Eyed Lady -- Sugarloaf

This has been 6 months in the making. It started as a backup for a wire-wrapped malachite/azurite pendant purchased at our local Arts & Jazz...
Components: 2mm & 3mm faceted emerald rondelles, 4mm malachiate rounds, SS/glass handmade clasp, Blue Moon bell caps, malachite/azurite pendant wrapped in SS, Beadalon 7-strand flex

Run Through the Jungle--Creedance Clearwater Revival

This one was so much fun to make. Have had the focals for a long time, and finally got the idea to go with them. Seven strands total. Brass...
Components: Serpentine leaves. Owyhee Jasper. Shell chips. Green freshwater pearls. Olivine Swarovskis. Copper Swarovskis. Jasper tubes. Brass beads in several sizes/styles. Yellow tiger's eye tubes. 4mm Carnelian rounds. Vintage brass tulip bead caps and hook.

I Wanna Be Loved by You--Betty Boop

Now for a little something!!! The cuff was something #2 son's ex-GF left behind. Stripped it down & now it's this. I've...
Components: Base metal bracelet base. Silver plated 22ga wire. Black Yarn Bee "Party Girl" yarn. Plastic buttons from my stash.

The Ancients--Yes

One of my own power pieces. I fell in love with the ammonite and the garnets and tourmaline were the perfect match. Not much to it, but I always...
Components: Ammonite and smoky topaz in sterling. Tumbled garnet chips, tumbled watermelon tourmaline chips; silver clasp.

Paint It Black--The Rolling Stones

It's all about the pendant. Pictures can't capture the sparkle of the druzy. Everything else is just for support.
Components: Onyx (I think) pendant w/druzy; black glass beads; black Swarovskis; patinaed silver wire & findings.

Saturday Night Fever--The Bee Gees

Saw the beads and immediately thought Disco!!! Then ran across the pendant and thought...hmmm, why not. This was supposed to be one of those quick...
Components: Cool crystal & base metal pendant from local thrift shop. Black Swarovski 2 mm bicones, irradized glass "disco" beads. Tribe Hill bead caps.

Summer Breeze--Seals & Crofts

The chickies' copper cuff craze earlier this year inspired this piece. It needed a copper clasp, but I wanted something different, so I tried...
Components: Ceramic leaf focals, hex-cut Brazilian Amazonite, Copper Cut-out Beads, hammered and patinaed 8 gauge copper wire, copper seed beads.

Diamond Girl--by Seals & Crofts

Another B.D. gift...this one for a co-worker. Made in a hurry and photographed on the wrapping paper after she opened it at work (LOL). The Jasper...
Components: Fancy jasper diagonally drilled diamonds & rounds. Copper seed beads, and a couple of carved copper beads & clasp.

Blue Oyster Cult--by Blue Oyster Cult

A study in assymetry, here juxtaposed against local potter, Kathie Swearingen's, vase (which is not done justice.)
Components: Blue infused quartz agate twists. Natural blue adventurine. Smoky blue coin pearls. Pearlescent rocailles. Lt. blue Swarovski crystals. Sterling rattail, cones, and J-hook clasp and fishhooks.

Aquamarine -- by Carlos Santana

My 1st multistrand. The pendant was my B.D. gift from my BFF. I loved the unusual "full moon" in the center of the druzy of the abstract shaped...
Components: Raw aquamarine hand-cut pendant. Round and Biwa "Mint" pearls. Sterling diamond-link chain. Mint and A.B. Swarovski crystals. Lotus jasper 2 mm beads. Sterling fluted bell caps and bar-slide clasp.

Atlantis -- by Donovan Leitch

My 1st attempt to photograph my work...sorry about the poor quality photos. I shake too much these days. Made this for my BFF's B.D. She fell in...
Components: Brazilian Amazonite & Abalone teardrop layered pendant; variagated blue Hemimorphite puffed ovals, peacock pearl rounds, white potato pearls, pale teal & A.B. Swarovski crystals, and double-faced abalone ovals. Sterling wire and findings.

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