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Designs by Charmed4Life aka Marysu

Mini Pumpkins

I love the African recycled glass with Lucite petals that fit right on top. I don't know where I got the flower headpins but I'm pretty pleased...
Components: African recycled glass, Lucite petals and earwires from LB, headpins, who knows?


For the Love of the Moon

Oh, those moon beads! I just cannot resist them and, why should I? Then came the Mercury glass teardrops and I went to town! Of course you need a...
Components: Czech Glass beads, moons and teardrops, balled copper headpins, nickel-free earwires, all from LB!


Feathered Friends

I needed a quick birthday gift and these elements just begged to go together! Quick, easy and cute! A side benefit to a somewhat cluttered work...
Components: Zola elements nest, bird charm, antique brass findings, trade beads.


Red, White & Blue!

For the last month I have been making lots of red, white and blue pieces! These are some of the earrings! Everything I had ready went to my local...
Components: All LB, recycled glass, Greek stars, brass and gunmetal findings


Happiness...

...is this pair of patinaed drop earrings!! I love the shabby chic-ness of the filigree, the glow of the recycled glass and the blue Czech glass...
Components: Filigree caps, recycled glass, Czech glass, silver plated findings, all LB!


Berry Season Already?

I'm a bit late to the party but these are among my favorite stones! I've been so happy to see the blue haze agates come back to LB again! I made...
Components: Blue haze agates, Czech glass leaves, flowers & roundelles, brass chain, toggle and jump rings, all LB, and copper balled headpins I made myself (need more practice but I love making them!!)


Day of the Dead

Another found by chance! I forgot I had these brass skulls until I found the messy wrapped teardrops in blood red. I knew they had to go together!...
Components: Brass skulls, Czech glass teardrops and flowers, antique brass findings


Steampunkish

I guess we have all been out of the mood for much jewelry! One of the things that happens when the workspace is out of order is that pieces get...
Components: Vintaj Arte metal discs, gears in tin, copper and brass, jump rings, brass ear wires, all LB I think.


Patina Anyone?

Three new pairs of patina-ed earrings! I keep playing and learning! (Did you know you can fix mistakes? Adirondack alcohol blender or rubbing...
Components: All LB: Vintaj blanks, assorted patinas, etching and embossing folders, recycled and Czech glass, assorted spacers, head pins and ear wires.


My Stars!

I love the Greek Patina pieces and the recycled glass drops so why not put them together?
Components: Greek Copper Patina stars, recycled glass drops in various blues, lightweight gunmetal chain, gunmetal ear wires all LB as far as I know! (Y'all are such enablers!!)


Sweetness

I wanted a simple, lightweight earring for a young girl and I think this one does it!
Components: All LB, lucite flowers, Czech glass, Toho beads


Fairy Nugget Earrings

I love making my fairy wing pieces even though they are time consuming to draw and embellish. Once they shrink though, the gel pen sparkles and...


More Patina!

Another patina pair and I don't think I can sell these! The Czech glass rectangles are so perfect with these embossed patina-ed squares! I will...
Components: Vintaj brass, Czech glass, Vintaj patina and embossing folder, brass findings


Can Spring Be Far Behind?

Even though there's below zero wind chill outside I am encouraging Spring to show her face! Playing with Vintaj embossing and patina, trying to get...
Components: Vintaj blanks, patina, embossing folder, Czech glass squares, brass findings, all from LB!


Gifts from the Sea

In my family my shell collecting is a bit of a joke. Every trip to the beach I bring home more and have done this for forty years! I cannot resist...
Components: Seashells, African recycled glass, Tierracast charm, Artistic wire in rose gold and antique brass


Sweet Bells

My daughter wanted a pair after I made her some asymmetrical earrings with the bells on only one earring. (I only hear out of one ear so what the...
Components: All LB goodies: Czech glass dragonflies, amethyst, fluorite, recycled glass nuggets, silver-plated findings. Bells from JoAnns.


Dark Side/Light Side Bangle

I am completely in love with making bangles these days! As a quilter I have lots of fabric left over that I cannot bear to throw away, so now it is...
Components: 16 and 24 gauge wire, quilt batting, cotton, silk ribbon, Amazonite, Amber, Picture Jasper, Australian Jasper, Coral, Czech glass beads


The Moon is a Two-Faced Lover

I've been working on a simple bangle idea for a while and I love how this one came together! I'm still playing with the sari silk ribbon as the...
Components: Assorted blue green Czech glass in a variety of sizes, Amazonite, blue green quartz, blue haze agate, jasper roundelle, Antique Soocho Jade, recycled glass, Toho beads, antique brass bead caps, gunmetal bronze Artistic wire, 22 ga, blue sari silk ribbon


Beach Day Memory

Another moon face, this time as a flower center, and lots of recycled glass flats and nuggets strung on waxed linen. I used two different colors...
Components: Recycled glass, lucite flower, Czech glass moon, waxed Irish linen, antique brass toggle, all from LB!


Moon Maid Earrings

This pair was just a happy accident of pieces on my design board lining up with each other! I'm making more in blue and yellow with those moon...
Components: Brass findings, moon face beads, recycled glass all from LB, glass leaves from the stash


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