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Designs by sweetjane

To Bee or Not to Bee

I love this Bee pendant and especially that I could add any color I wanted to to it.I got the idea I could use some of my copper metal and stamp...
Components: ceramic bee pendant, Czech Glass, vintage wood bead, Apple Jasper and bar brass chain


Orange Blossum Special

I have been overwhelmed by orange beads!My choice, of course...and I wanted to make something with the Unicorne brim ring I got.
Components: Unicorne ring, Czech Glass( beads, flowers and teardrops), wood flowers, waxed linen and homemade clasp.


Fall?

I'm thinking ahead for when I re open my Etsy shop. It will be close to Fall. I made the little orange flower...cut from my sheet metal...well you...
Components: Carnelian, Ocean Jasper, metal blanks, button, seeds, Czech Glass, Acorn beadcap.


Mellow Yellow

Foolin around...with a Petra Carpeau gift and a copper vine and blank.What came from it I think is kind of neat.
Components: Copper vine, copper blank, Gilder's Paste, Blue Green Quartz..LB, Ocean Jasper, Indian Agate, Sari Silk, Yellow bulb-like thing and copper lobster.


More Rhinestones

I was intrigued by this artist work...so I purchased this ceramic bar. There is a face peeping out...can you see it?
Components: ceramic bracelet bar, Lapis, Indo glass, periwinkle Quartz, pink flowers, brass hook


Vintage Tarot

I thought this an intriguing pendant and I had used some Rhinestone chain on another project. I thought this would be perfect for something...
Components: Resin metal pendant with image of vintage venutian lady...old Tarot card, 2mm Rhinestone chain, Citrine and Aquamarine dangles.


One the Wings of a Vintaj Butterfly

I saw this arrangement in a magazine before...with the two butterflies and wanted to incorporate it into a design of my own.Plus I had received...
Components: Vintaj butterflies and bead caps, Chrysoprase chips, Green Onyx and assorted Czech flowers...waxed linen and lobster claw.


Sticks and Stones

I had never seen stones cut on a diagonal before...so I had to get them.
Components: Mookaite, Orange Druzy, Red Jasper, Apple Jasper, cord, copper chain, little bells, orange circle..probably resin and Czech bellflower, seeds and lobster claw.


Red Beady-Eyed Gargoyle

My ex-boyfriend gave this to me on a recent visit...the pendant that is. I couldn't wait to make it into a necklace.
Components: Gargoyle, Agates, Czech Glass, Pyrite cubes, turquoise Magnesite, seeds, waxed linen and Sari Silk..homemade hook.


Bloomin' Earth

Basically I thought to create a Summer Piece and wanted to try some new Gilder's Paste colors.
Components: Brass components: Garden trellis, butterfly, leaf..Lucite flowers in yellow and blue, Czech Glass turquoise, Lemon Jade, turquoise leather lace, brass chain and lobster clasp...everything but Lemon Jade from LB.


An Owls Eye View of Earth

I actually had other plans for some of these beads etc., but thought it would be fun to design this instead for the Design Challenge.
Components: Fancy Jasper, Green Blue Quartz, Owl, brass willow branch, brass butterfly, brass dragonfly, brass chain, sari silk, lucite flower and lobster clasp...and seed beads.


There's a Rose in my Heart

I had a stockpile of turquoise colored beads and wanted to use some of them.
Components: Ceramic heart by Gaea..LB, peacock flower by C-Koop..LB, Czech glass, vintage recycled glass, copper toggle..all LB, blue green Quartz..LB and imatation turquoise and waxed linen.


Earring Madness

These are earrings I recently made for my shop!
Components: Pink Agate, enamel, Blue Green Quartz, Czech glass etc. etc.


Leftovers

I decided to make a bracelet with some odds and ends I had.
Components: Turquoise, Green Onyx, Czech Glass, Agates, pink Jade, brass spacers, Amazonite ?, lucite flower, silver toggle and waxed linen.


Torpedoes Away!

I fell in love with these torpedo beads and a little challenged by them. It didn't come out the way I had planned..but I think it's fun!
Components: torpedo beads, Turquoise, Green Turquoise, sticks, orange ring, copper chain, Sari Silk and other fibers and copper lobster.


Why Not a Tassel

This was like a sign or something...I found a bag of tassels on my back porch. So ...I thought why not.
Components: one tassel, Czech Glass..LB., Recycled glass..LB, fake turquoise, brass spacers, Piggies..LB, Green Onyx, brass chain and lobster claw..LB and leather lace..LB.


Summer Nights

This started off with a desire to use my Turquoise nuggets..one of my favorite gemstones.
Components: Amazonite, Turquoise nuggets, Czech Glass, blue Agates, Polymer clay nugget, ceramic bead, lucite flowers and copper toggle.


Minimalist Bracelet

I made this pendant into a bracelet link and discovered that I liked it with just enough beads to accent the focal.
Components: enameled focal, lavender Quartz, Sky Line Agates, Chartreuse Czech Glass, Keishi Pearls, copper toggle.


Statement Necklace

I've always been attracted to metal with a black patina...and I knew I had some black and red beads that would look good with it. I didn't quite...
Components: blackened brass crescent, Red Agate dangles, black DZI Agates, red Indo glass beads, waxed linen, brass wire, a bit of red sari silk and homemade clasp


Inspired by Becky

When I saw the beautiful bracelet and necklace Becky posted last, I thought about making dangles out of the little raspberry colored Jasper I had....
Components: polymer clay pod, Jasper, ceramic hook clasp, Czech Glass squares, leather cord, sari silk and copper chain.


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