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Designs by Asia

" Mr McGregor's Garden "

To keep with the theme I wanted this necklace to have lots of green, I stacked green ceramic leaf, bunny, wood bead and house bead to form a...
Components: Jasper, Soocho Jade, Pyrite, Green Girl Studios peweter beads, African paper bead are all from LB. Art beads Lisa Peters, Elukka, Rich Kibbons, L. Drake, Passion of Beads


The Enemy is Near

This pendant is from Josephine Beads and it has a samurai decal on it, I pulled the colors from it and made a knotted bib necklace with a wide...
Components: From Lima Beads are Fire Opal, Czech glass, bead caps, chain and waxed linen. From my stash stripped seed beads, trade beads, turquoise ovals, Grubbi ceramics, polymer clay JBDRustic, lampwork Garden of Beads.


More earrings

I haven't been here for a long time, but I had been busy, those are a few pieces that I made in those weeks.
Components: All art beads are from my stash as some of the vintage brass components are, Czech glass chain, wire and copper sheet for the soldered pagodas and flower bead caps are from Lima Beads


" Winter Bird "- Merry Christmas everyone

It had been a while since I posted, but last 2 months were extremly busy, that does not mean that I did no beading just opposite. This little...
Components: Magatams seed beads, Czech glass, waxed linen and chain from LB, rest from my stash.


Earrings galore

I had been making earrings a lot lately to make some room for more earring components that are on it's way and here are some samples, a few of them...
Components: Most of the charms are from Petra. lampwork from my stash and all gemstones and findings except my own ear wires are from Lima Beads.


Mar Tirreno

I had the Moonstone nuggets for quite some time and the holes were to small for knotting so with the help of diamond drill bit I enlarged them.
Components: Moonstone nuggets, faceted Pyrite, C-Lon, chain and clasp Lima Beads. Art beads from my stash.


Dragonfly Dance

The inspiration for " Dragonfly Dance " came from an Art Nouveau art lamp by Émile Gallé.
Components: Matte lavender Amethyst beads, Humble beads headpin, Vintaj dragonfly stamping, C-Lon all from Lima. Art beads from my stash.


Oak and Evergreens

It is cold here in Alberta and you can feel that winter is just around the corner, so I decided to make some pieces that would go with the cool...
Components: From Lima Beads Autumn Agate faceted, Forest Agate focal bead, Tibetan style rondelles, double drilled Bronzite ovals, Biva stick pearls, rivets, leather strap, C- Lon. Pendants are from Classic Bead and Bo Hulley. From my stash matte Jade wheels, matte Red Tiger Eye, matte Agate with druzy .


Patina Garden ( inspired by Ali )

This all started backwards, initially I planned for the crocheted necklace to go with Zola focal, but it was just not right, so I decided to add...
Components: Zola focal, Amethyst, mystic blue Feldspar, Quartz, brass stampings, Czech glass, crystals ( yes, you are reading this correct, I actually used them ), suede lace, Greek bead, C-Lon, brass chain, clasp, jump rings and rivets are from Lima Beads. Scorched Earth tribal spike and my old leather purse.


Midnight Garden ( inspired by Kye )

I made the necklace with that pendant a while back, but it was so blah I did not like it I needed to re-design it, I used the wire wrap technique...
Components: From Lima beads;Ceramic Bluebird Kylie Parry, Abalone ovals, Labradorite rondelles, Vintaj jump ring and bead cap, C-Lon. Lampwork beads Made by Fire, pendant Invicti and my own flower clasp


I gave in too

Remember when I saw Tanya's necklace and I said I had similar beads to finally give in into the tassel craze. I changed my mind about the GGS fish...
Components: Lampwork bead Havana Beads, Czech glass and pearls my stash, Lima Beads Vintaj bead caps, chain, C-lon, Pyrite, crystals, sari silk, and y own PC strata bead with crackle finish


Last Days of Summer

I'm proudly an owner of beads from DonnaPerlinplim and I had to make something with them, the pendant is so beautiful just on it's own, so I...
Components: Pendant DP, lampwork beads Garden of Beads, lampwork headpin Glass by Leese, copper chain ArtIncendi, from Lima Beads waxed linen and Vintaj findings


Seascapes

I had those ammonite beads from Lima for a very long time, it was time to use them, I wanted to stay in my favorite aqua color to keep with the theme.
Components: From Lima Ammonite bead, rouhg amazonite wheels, Greek beads and charm, Vintaj chain and clasp, C-Lon. Majoyoal ceramic beads and Unicorne lampwork


Rough and primitive

I fell in love with those matte multistone wheels so badly that I re-ordered them as soon as I got the first set.
Components: Matte wheels in prehnite, amethyst, citrine, rose quartz and smoky quartz, Gaea faceted bead, Vintaj chain Lima Beads. Ceramic multicolour beads Mia only Beads, ceramic bead Happy Fallout and ceramic drop from Scorched Earth.


Update

First of all, thank you again for all the kind words regarding my son. Jacob had his surgery done and is healing well, still very sore, but in good...
Components: Ceramic components are from Petra, enamel flower bead caps Gardanne Beads, lampwork beads Beads of Passion, Garden of Beads, Meital Amy Hall, Outwest, Serena Thomas, A Beaded Gift and Unicorne Beads. Tektite, Aquamarine, Turquoise, Czech glass, seed beads, jump rings, Saki beads and earwires, waxed linen, Mykonos, Carnelian, sari silk, silk ribbon are all from Lima Beads. Peach Aventurine and recycled glass from my stash.


Buckle

In those two bracelets I used Round Rabbit buckles for a simple riveted bracelet that can be layered with other bracelets. Nancy retired from bead...
Components: Porcelain buckle Round Rabbit, lampwork rondelles Garden of Beads, tabular flower beads my stash. Vintaj jump rings, leather and rivets are from Lima Beads.


Pastels

It has been a long time since I posted something, I had been busy plus going trough a stressful time, a few weeks ago my son was brutally attacked...
Components: Ceramic bead that I used as a button Lisa Peters, single ceramic bead from Mia Only Beads, Gaea beads, Agate, simulated sea glass and hemp are all from Lima beads. Peanut seed beads from my stash.


"Metamorphosis "

This is my last posting for a while and a different clasp design, I made two of those and they were supposed to be the same, but in this one of the...
Components: Green Girl Studios butterfly connector, labradorite and pewter wire Lima Beads. Lampwork spacers Garden of Beads. My own copper clasp.Faceted freshwater pearls my stash.


" Trellis "

I almost never make symmetrical designs, but the asymmetrical design on the pendant from Round Rabbit just called for symmetry.
Components: Pendant Round Rabbit, lampwork beads from Beads of Passion and Edooley. Czech beads LB and my stash, Citrine, Vintaj stamping and waxed linen are from Lima beads as well. My own copper clasp and headpins.


"Sadly no more "

This is my tribute to a great artist and one of the sweetest person,I'm so touched to know her, Birgitta Lejonklou of AngelWhisperer passed away a...
Components: Owl pendant AngelWhisperer. Citrine nuggets, rough Apatite, rough Amazonite wheels are from Lima Beads. Sterling silver wire my local shop


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