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Rusted Iron & Company

A few new pieces playing with different finishes and some crackle headpins in lilac.
Components: First 3 are done with Swellegant iron paint and then treated with rust patina, 4&5 are done with Swellegant copper paint and treated with verdigris patina.


Snow Crocus

I also made a PC bracelet bar and beads in grey and white, this is a finished piece.
Components: Shell pearls, Freshwater pearls, Rock Crystal, waxed linen all Lima Beads. Handmade PC focal and beads, handmade copper clasp. African recycled glass flowers from my stash.


More polymer clay beads

Polymer clay, Crackle paint, acrylic paint, annealed copper wire, sealer
Components: Polymer clay, crackle, acrylic paint, sealer, annealed copper wire


Who can resist pink ?

Need an opinion, should I take the plunge and put those on Etsy ?
Components: Polymer clay, paint, crackle paint, Gilders paste, sealer


Misty Seashore

Last weekend I was struggling with a totally different idea, it did not work for me, so I changed it to wire wrapped dangles.
Components: Fluorite sticks, Agate, copper beads, African brass bead with household ammonia patina are all from LB. Amber chips and raw amber nuggets from my stash, handmade copper clasp.


Orchid and Company

It was the earrings day, some done with PC, 1 pair using using Keirsten Giles tutorial.
Components: 1/ Agate from LB, PC pod, handmade copper earwires, 2/ Amazonite from LB, handmade bead cups and earwires, 3/Pyrite, Czech glass from LB, coral chips fro my stsh, Schorched Earth dangles, handmade copper earwires, 4/ Golem Studio lentil, peanut seed beads, handmade copper earwires, waxed linen from Lima, 5/ Seed beads all LB, PC pods, handmade ear wires and ball pins, 6/ Ethnic terracotta beads painted and distressed, Czech glass, beads cups, handmade earwires and ball pins


Perun

Playing more with PC.
Components: Tektite, Coral both from Lima Beads. Czech glass beads and Javanese lampwork beads from my stash. Handmade copper clasp and headpins.


Fiesta

Just to brighten my winter mood some fun colors.Hand cut copper shape was embossed and patinated then a multitude of beads added to the edge.
Components: Copper sheet, chain, Chalcedony, Carnelian, Impression Jasper, Calsilica Jasper are all from Lima Beads. Serpentine and white hearth beads from my stash.


By the Sea

My weekend off, the weather here in Alberta in high -30, what a better way of spending this time then beading and hoping for better temperatures.
Components: Agate, Sunstone, Seashore Glass lampwork bead, patinated African brass bead all from Lima. PC shell focal, painted in multiple layers and disstressed handmade copper clasp and headpins.


Garnet flowers

You girls know how uncomfortable and unnatural is for me to use crystals, it actually was my last year resolution to incorporate them more in my...
Components: Garnet beads from LB, Clay River pendant, furnace glass tubes and Swarovski crystals from my stash, handmade copper clasp, connector and rings.


Goplana and Company

Most of my life I have been drawn to a primitive art. this is my interpretation of it with a little icing. I need your honest opinion, should I...
Components: 1) Goplana, Rock Crystal, Fluorite, Aquamarine from Lima. PC beads and bell, Sari silk handmade clasp and hammered ring with the salt and vinegar patina. 2) Yellow Agate, Fire Agate, Brown Agate, Carnelian from LB, PC bell and beads, hand made clasp and other findings. 3)Cape Amethyst, Pink Opal, Chrysoprase LB, Seagreen Agate with druzy fom my stash. Handmade copper findings and PC bells.


Yerevan

Still recalling my family's trips when I was growing up, this time to Armenia.
Components: Ethnic glass beads, Howlite bones from my stash. Round Howlite beads and Vintaj washers are from Lima beads. Handmade copper clasp.


Ready for winter

I was hoarding the GGS hedgehog for a long time, finally decided to use him in a bracelet.
Components: GGS hedgehog and nut, Sea Shore Glass bead, Jasper sticks, Pyrite are from Lima. Wood beads, lucite, Howlite beads, seed beads from my stash. PC mushroom and handmade copper clasp.


Lost key

I loved the pendant from Classic Bead the key looked like the one I found in my grandmas garden many, many years ago.
Components: Rutilated Quartz, Bronzite, Crazy Lace Agate, Czech glass, Vintaj key charm, copper plated chain all from Lima. Ceramic pendant and bead from Classic Bead, handmade copper clasp.


Frosted Hydrangea

Again I used Petra's drops and my handmade copper fringe drops.
Components: Chalcedony rondelles, hammered brass rings with torch patina both LB.


Tibilisi

I got the Snowflake Agate from last chance clearance and it was sitting for a while, I had something totally different in mind, then I recalled a...
Components: Snowflake Agate as a focal bead, Green Aventurine, Turquoise, ethnic seed beads and glass, forged copper clasp and charm.


Struggle

You girls know that I always have problem with earrings ideas, so last weekend when I was finally off, I did a few, this is the first batch, what...
Components: 1. Brown circle Agate from LB, Handmade frames from 10 gauge electrical wire, handmade droplets. 2.Teal Impression Jasper and recycled glass from LB., Petra, s drops in mustardy yellow, yellow seed beads with Apollo finish and handmade earwires. 3. Czech glass and bronzite rondelles from LB, Vintaj key + keyhole links and handmade frames and earwires. 4. Tiny Pyrite nuggets, Vintaj washers and waxed linen from LB, Petra's beads and handmade wires.


Red is in

Made a treasury list on Etsy with the same title, so after I got this gorgeous button from Lisa Peters that was just a perfect name for this bracelet.
Components: Pyrite nuggets, Czech glass, seed beads are from Lima, Czech glass nuggets from my stash. Handmade copper clasp LOS to black.


Iron flower

Most of my designs are based in my fresh picks and this one is no exception, but the inspiration was also this gorgeous pendant from Classic Bead.
Components: Teal Impresion Jasper, recycled glass, Czech glass, C-Koop ring and flower all Lima Beads, Venetian lampwork beads, seed beads, pendant from my stash and a handmade copper clasp.


Unfolding

I'm admiring all of you who make earrings by the dozens, I usually struggle with them. made a whole bunch of copper findings now I have to come up...
Components: Handmade copper earwires, handmade copper fused rings, Kazuri beads


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