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Designs by foxhill designs vt

bohemian stained glass

I wanted to post this last night, but 2 digital cameras + 2 dead batteries = no picture. As soon as I saw the Vintaj boho fan on the contest page,...
Components: contest components: vintaj boho fan, filigree tubes, 24 gauge parawire, headpins (including one used for the hook clasp), 10mm jump rings, ruby sari silk, 6mm olivine czech, 10mm topaz czech, 12mm amethyst czech, 3mm topaz crystal. added components: 8/0 amethyst seed beads, 4mm jump rings, golden sari silk.

challenge accepted

After commenting that I have a difficult time designing mismatched earrings when Zippy-Klunk (sorry I don't know your real name) posted her...
Components: Pair #1: carnelian wavy buttons, olive jade nuggets, dark bronze czech square, matte mauve mocha, african sunset, and dark bronze magatamas from LB, purple waxed linen copper bead tips and wire, iris round and saucer from stash. Pair #2: oxblood and african sunset 6/0 seed beads, Tierracast antique brass heishi from LB, coral 6/0 seed beads, bone beads and brass findings from stash. Pair #3: Tierracast hummingbird and jasmine charms, raspberry mocha crystals from LB, cream quartz rounds, silver plate findings from stash.

seed bead series part 3

Just finished a couple more pieces and wanted to share.
Components: 1) Green Girl seaweed link, 8/0 transparent rainbow frosted teal seeds, transparent rainbow frosted dark peridot seeds, transparent frosted teal seeds, teeny tiny teal and 6/0 jade seeds from tatsu mix, Tierracast gunmetal rondelles, gunmetal findings all from LB, amazonite chips from stash. 2) Vintaj dragonfly pendant, canadian jade rectangles, matte mauve mocha magatama and 8/0 seeds, 11/0 gold lustered dark topaz seeds, 8/0 transparent frosted olivine seeds, Tierracast brass heishi, brass findings all from LB.

seed bead series part 2

More seed bead necklaces.
Components: 1) Green Girl forget-me-not fairy (LB), 8/0 transparent rainbow frosted lt. tanzanite seeds (LB), 8/0 transparent rainbow frosted black diamond seeds (LB), czech wisteria daisies (LB), czech tanzanite rounds (LB), gunmetal rounds (LB), gunmetal findings. 2)Tierracast copper frog charm (LB), 8/0 transparent rainboe frosted lime green seeds (LB), orange seeds from ureshi mix (LB), cane glass beads from stash.

seed bead series part 1

Playing around with a one-strand seed bead & charm design.
Components: 1) green tea magatama and 8/0 seeds (LB), iris chartreuse crystals (LB), Tierracast paloma beads (LB), silver seed beads, pewter leaf charm and silver plate findings from stash. 2) Tierracast lotus charm, 3mm copper bead, & toggle (LB), 6/0 rainbow frosted smoky topaz seeds (LB), 8/0 rainbow frosted dark topaz seeds (LB). 3) 8/0 frosted light blue seeds, silver seeds, lampwork glass lentils, raspberry mocha crystal (LB), silver plate findings.

rustic bling

My official entry for the repurposed/bling challenge. Pearls and crystal for bling. Buttons repurposed into the pendant and links. Also used it as...
Components: African brass, antique luster opal crystals, brass clasp, vintaj links, Tierracast brass heishi, from LB, brass wire, mother of pearl rounds and ovals, jump rings, and seed beads from stash, repurposed buttons.

harpy queen bling

I made this for the challenge, although I didn't repurpose, just recycled. I had been given the hematite necklace, but was never going to wear it....
Components: GGS harpy queen, poppy crystals, metallic gold raspberry crystals, carnelian tubes, all from LB, pewter spacers from stash, recycled hematite beads.

quan yin hemp choker

After taking apart the gold beaded necklace for the small beads, I decided to have a little fun. I haven't made a hemp necklace in a while. I...
Components: sari silk and bunny euro bead from LB, hemp cord, quan yin coin pendant, and purple beads from stash, recycled gold beads.

fireburst jade

Not technically part of our bling challenge because I only recycled the little gold beads from a necklace that I had bought (see 2nd photo).
Components: Antique Soocho Jade ovals, aztec gold pearls, olive green pearls, chocolate button pearls, iris chartreuse crystals, light topaz crystals, fireburst toggle, all from LB, golden cream quartz ovals from stash, recycled gold beads.

a little bird told me to make this

I wanted to share this necklace made from components out of my pick of the same name. This was my first time using the magatama beads. They are...
Components: Nunn Designs small bird tag, 3mm magatama, czech glass in chartreuse & dark bronze, Tierracast labyrinth charms from LB. copper spacers, wood beads and various findings from my stash.

jasper wrap

I was inspired by Bohemian Cowgirl's wrap bracelets. So I watched Ali's tutorial and gave it a try last weekend.
Components: hemp cord, 6mm fancy jasper, waxed linen thread, vintage button

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