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Designs by sweetjane

Ode to Summer Passing

This is probably the last really Summer type piece I'll make....complete with flowers and a bird.
Components: Lucite yellow flower, copper bird, verdigris patina, gemstones...Moss Agate and Yellow moss Agate??, ceramic yellow bloom, brass vine, gold Gilder's Paste, Verdigris Gilder's Paste, Apatite Nuggets, vintage tiny wood twigs, handmade hook, turquoise leather lace.


Once Apon a Time

I fell in love with the new Green Girl Studio Storybook House---my design is kinda weird, but I think in a way it should be--or at least I think so
Components: Green Girl Storybook House, Garnet, Lucite flower, Czech Glass leaves, GGS skeleton key, silver chain, Handmade hook


Flora and Fauna

I found myself with alot of birds lately...which is good...I love birds!
Components: Ceramic flower link, vintage buttons, brass coin chain, Pink Opal, Larimar nuggets, Saki toggle, Green Aventurine, neutral leather cord, ceramic birds, C-Koop flowers, ceramic lumbar link, ceramic components, Wax linen, Patricia Healy toggle.


Summer Time Earrings

I was really looking for earring components that were Summery...so I came up with these.
Components: bronze clay, Periwinkle Quartz, Orange Calcite, verdigris bead, orange Cobol, Kingman Turquoise nugget, sari silk, copper earwires


Inspired by Ali

Always wanted to do something with some of LB's African Trade Beads...so I saw this design of Ali's,Coastal Shores and thought I would try...
Components: African Krobo Beads, silk string, hemp, recycled beads and a button.


Moonshine

I thought what better stone than Rainbow Moonstone for this bracelet link. I made a rather rustic, primitive looking hook for it...I'm not sure...
Components: Rainbow Moonstone..LB, pewter moon bracelet link, star, sparkly.


Some Bracelets

A few of my bracelets to go into the shop..I have an inventory of 30!
Components: Pink Opal, Pink Opal Crystals, White Agate, Saki toggle, Lotus link, lime green links, Lemon Chrysoprase, Lime green stones?, Kingman Turquoise, Apatite, Orange Indo Lampwork, Rhyolite, Green Serpentine, Lampwork Rondelle, Czech Glass, brass lobster, copper hook and waxed linen...most from LB.


Some Earrings

Some new earrings to put in my...finally..new Etsy shop. I plan to open it June 4th. If anybody has any tips in having a successful Etsy shop...let...
Components: enamel components, vintage Mille Fiori bead, green ? bicone, 2 inch gold/brown hoops, Fossilized Peanut Wood, brass and copper earwires.


Primarily Turquoise

For the love of Gemstones...especially Turquoise!
Components: Turquoise Heishi, Black Tourmaline, Red Impression Jasper..LB, Red Lampwork ring LB, Kingman Turquoise, Bellflowers, button made from Czech Glass flower...I wish I'd picked a different button.


Spotted Necklace

I love to mix and match patterns and colors...the sari and the vintage spotted beads seem to go together.
Components: Vintage spotted beads, Lapis, orange enamel beads, sari silk, one tassel and waxed linen.


Little Orange House and a Leaf

Another Ceramic house I fell in love with...and of course it's orange!
Components: ceramic house and leaf, vintage twigs, Mookaite, Mexican Fire Opal, Apple Jasper, Red Agate and copper lobster.


Spring Has Sprung!

I wanted to do a nice little Spring piece.
Components: Ceramic birdhouse and bird, Lapis, Yellow Opal, Lucite flower, glass bead, Zola Dahlia bead and copper Lobster....and a little Wooly Wire bead.


Tribute to the Honeybee

I thought I would get this little lampwork bee bead...by Grace...out of my concern for the plight of the honeybee.
Components: Bee bead, orange piggies, ceramic beads, some gemstones, green acrylic bead, sun charm, waxed linen and copper lobster.


Joie de Vivre

This piece is to celebrate joy of life. The focal is a copper washer stamped "choose Joy"...I didn't stamp and patina it as my stamping skills...
Components: copper washer, bird, Chrysoprase, Apatite, African paper beads, African glass beads, orange coconut beads, Indo Lampwork, copper chain and sari silk.


You Are My Sunshine

I fell in love with Grace's polka dot on cream lampwork rondelle and wanted to build a piece around it.
Components: sky Eye Jasper, Lampwork rondelle, yellow African glass bead, Yellow enamel bead, Citrine nugget, copper lobster and waxed linen.


A Fairy's Home in the Woods

I saw this fairy house and it was too cute to pass up. Plus, a friend of mine is struggling with some health issues and I thought this would cheer...
Components: Fairy house in PC...brass Vintaj woodland branch and fairy, Lucite flowers in burgundy and blue, seeds, 1mm met. copper leather cord, copper chain and homemade copper hook.


Butterfly Oh Butterfly

I got these Vintaj butterflies from LB intending on using them in a bracelet. The seed beads were a Christmas present...I thought they were perfect...
Components: Vintaj brass butterflies..LB...seeds, purple and blue flowers, waxed linen..LB, brass lobster..LB.


Christmas Earrings

Some of the earring components I gave myself for Christmas. I had fun making earrings from them.
Components: Copper circles, dragonflies, Turquoise, Chrysoprase, brass flourish, Lavender Amethyst, paper bead, sari silk, copper leaves, Ryolite, brass birds and Vintaj Patina.


Bunch of Earrings

The time has come to re open my Etsy shop. I'm starting out by listing earrings and getting more proficient at taking photos. What do you all think...
Components: Alumimun blanks, alcohol inks, Turquoise, bronze clay, DZI agates etc.


If Acorns Were Pink

I always loved Grace's lampwork acorns..then I had an idea of connecting it to an brass oak frond.
Components: Grace lampwork pink acorn, brass eternity ring, brass squirrel, brass butterfly, brass oak frond, Zola chain and Vintaj Patina.No clasp...fits over head.


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