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Golden Honey

Amber-colored glass drops on a gold-plate chain.
Components: glass beads, gold plate chain

Starry Night

Another commissioned piece - she gave me the blue goldstone chips, I added the rest. I have enough left to create several more variations on this...
Components: Blue Goldstone, Citrine

Rosewood turtle

Another turtle... this one is definitely more casual. My 15 year old likes this one's "simplicity". She said she could wear this to school and...
Components: Rosewood turtle focal, wood donuts, wood rounds, fancy jasper rice beads (from LB)

more Larvikite rondelles

I used the rest of my graduated Larvikite (Blue Pearl) Rondelles in this earring and necklace set. The earrings will go with either of the...
Components: Larvikite (Blue Pearl) graduated rondelles, Montana Blue Czech crystals, silver seed beads, silver plate chain.

Peridot and Pearls

Peridot teardrops (from LB) and white dancing button pearls... again, his birthstone and mine, but I like this version MUCH better.
Components: Peridot, Fresh Water Pearls

Blue Pearl Rondelles

Graduated Blue Pearl (Larvikite) Rondelles separated by Czech glass Montana blue crystals and silver seed beads.
Components: Larvikite (Blue Pearl)

Optimistic Wanderer

When I was given the pile of beads to play with for my friend's mother-in-law, she gave me 4 chip-cuffs on stretch elastic thread, which she hates....
Components: Green Aventurine rounds, chips & turtle, silver plate tubes and clasp.

Raspberry Pearls

This is the piece I was talking about in the DragonFyre description.
Components: Raspberry FWP, Onyx rounds, Silver spacer beads.

Wearing o' the Green

Another piece commissioned by a friend... she bought the beads and told me to have fun playing!
Components: Malachite chips, Black twisted glass beads, silver spacer beads.

Montana Blue

Since I decided to move to Montana for sure this summer, Montana Blue seems to be popping into my life on a regular basis. I found these strands...
Components: Montana Blue faceted glass beads, Montana Blue Swarovski bicones, silver seed beads.

Java Jive

Using the colors and stones from Java Jive fresh pick, I finally created something. :^)
Components: Coffee Bean Jasper, Petrified Green Opal, copper spacers, copper chain.

Garnet Love

Created for myself to wear with a cream-colored sweater for Valentine's day.
Components: garnet rounds (LB), Garnet chips, silver plate spacers & key focal piece.


The colors were requested by my mom, as this is her birthday present. She doesn't wear a lot of jewelry, but she loves dragons, and really liked...
Components: FWP Peacock, Red seed beads, Green Girl Dragon focal (From LB)

Complimentary Colors

Another piece commissioned by the same friend... she purchased the glass beads and the lapis chips, I added the rest and the design is mine.
Components: Glass beads, lapis chips, Red Aventurine discs, pearls, silver plated chain.

Blue Dancers

This is a piece I was commissioned to do. A friend of mine had a dental appt in Bismarck last week, and I went along to drive in case she wasn't...
Components: Buffalo Jasper (? - was labeled Rainbow Calsilica, but doesn't look like it), Turquoise, Bronzite.

Montana Blue Crystals

This is what I have done so far using the piece from the magazine as inspiration... I found the tube with loops at a semi-local bead store last...
Components: Sterling Silver focal, head pins, eye pins, Montana blue Jablonex crystals in multiple sizes, Montana blue seed beads 11/0.

Cautious Wanderer

This is a piece I made a couple weeks ago with one of the numerous turtles I received.
Components: Red Aventurine - chips, heishi, rice, and turtle focal bead, silver plated clasp, spacer, and seed beads.

Carnelian Turtle

I picked the thinnest carnelian turtle to keep for myself... he's got some great colors and lines...
Components: Carnelian turtle, Carnelian rounds and nuggets, shiny copper spacer beads, clasp, and wire for a spiral bail. All strung on 49 strand wire.


I was perusing a site, looking for a turtle to replace my broken agate turtle, and kind of went a little overboard on the turtles in my latest...

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