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Designs by Diane Cauley

Starburst

These were so fun to make! I'd love to try more in different colors but it took me so long...hmm suggestions? Thanks! :D
Components: sead beads, wildfire thread, crystal and amazonite form lima. Thanks Lima!


A Day at the Beach

I would just love a day at the beach right now (with a picnic lunch) :D The focal beadsnest lampwork bead was the inspiration for this necklace....
Components: four shapes and sizes of african turquoise, Shell, brass tube for bail, brass clasp, and wonderful beadsnest lampwork bead from Lima! Thanks Lima!


Falling Leaves

First off sorry for the darkness of the picture. The general color of the bracelet is kind of maroon/wine colored in case you can't make it out. I...
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Home Sweet Home

I'm a little shy about my inspiration story but here it goes. About a month ago I found out I have breast cancer. So when I started chemo I bought...
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Green Lotus Necklace

My inspiration came from a pick by Joyce called "gaea appreciation society" :) It is made up of iris green FWP drops, green garnet roundells, and...
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Lampwork & African Jade Bracelet

The bracelet was given to me by my mom to "dress up". I added the lampwork beads, african jade rondells, and a few gold plated beads :) Very busy...
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Copper Flower Pendant Necklace

I was inspired by the pendant of course (patrica healy). this is really weird combo of rock crystal, goldstone, czech glass, and yellow smokey quartz.
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Pyrite and Rock Crystal Bracelet

Mixed the faceted pyrite and rock crystal and finally my butterfly has a home. I've tryed a lot of designs around the butterfly and am leaning...
Components: Golden Pyrite, Rock Crystal, pewter butterfly, silver plated clasp


Turquoise Jasper & Crystals Set

We got some new beads in at my work so this is what I came up with. I used turqoise crystals and turqoise jasper copper and more copper a gear and...
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Fluorite Bracelet

This is a bracelet I made a little while ago. I glued the cab to the bracelet base and used fluorite beads, chain, and some ribbon.
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ocean jasper & pearls

This is a piece I made about a month ago. I used ocean jasper spears, pressed czech drops and crystals, and green biwa pearls. I used copper with...
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Pink Biwa Necklace

This started out with the czech pressed teardrops and quartz teardrops as a bracelet without the pearls. I thought the pearls might liven it up a...
Components: angelskin pink biwa pearls, czech pressed glass teardrops, silk ribbon, rose fossil coral pendant, quartz teardrops


Blue Glass & Agate Bracelet

I really love the colors in this but the drop beads are what I was looking to use. I got lucky and found some leftover lampwork and finally used...
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Vintage Bracelet

Oh my! More Vintaj! I was inspired by a design I saw in a magazine. I put a patina on the metal using rub n buff and sealed it with a spray and...
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Crystal Butterfly

We got an extra discount at work today and this is what I bought.
Components: crystal butterfly & connectors, gold findings and chain


Carnelian necklace

Made with carnelian and jade :)
Components: Carnelian, Antique Soocho Jade, silver findings


Watch parts, flowers, ink & glass

These are some of the pendants I've been working on for the last couple of months. One is a watch parts pendant, the second is dried flowers in...
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Yay Chrysoprase!

I got these irregular roundells from Lima about 2 weeks ago and the little green flowery ceramic spacers were the only bead I had that matched. I...
Components: China Chrysoprase, bright green ceramic roundells, copper findings and toggle


wooden pendant bracelet

I was playing with my diamond glaze and transfers and real pressed flowers and made this pendant on the bracelet.
Components: Czech glass, lampwork, pearls, quartz, swarovski bicones, brass findings and leaf.


czech glass bracelet/earrings

I found these czech glass pieces and fell in love with them :) The last few days we have been driving around Wisconsin hitting all the bead stores...
Components: brass findings, chain, filligree, charms, czech glass pieces, fwps


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