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Designs by KatsAllThat

Bali Dreams

Cleaning out the stash again and found these pretty larimar blue crazy lace agate rounds. Mixed with Swarvoski's burgundy-blue zircon blend...
Components: larimar blue crazy lace agate ovals, Swarovski burgundy-blue zircon blend, pewter Bali shield, sterling silver earring blanks

Desert Gold For Sure!

I have never purchased recycled glass beads before but gave it a try at LB's recent sale. I love nuggets and these Desert Gold ones were fabulous....
Components: Golden quartz teardrop pendant, desert gold recycled glass nuggets from LB, golden bamboo jasper, antique copper Del Sol TierraCast toggle from LB, Soft Flex butterscotch beading wire.

Lagoon Breeze

Feeling the blues and greens today. I used these great blue-green apatite gems with 22k Duroplate filigree hearts.
Components: Duroplate 22k gold filigree leaves from Via Murano, apatite gemstones, 14 1/20 GF ear wires.

Shades of Oceana

Deep ocean shades of green and blue with a hint of silver. The abalone pendant was the inspiration..matched with kelly green rice pearls and royal...
Components: Kelly green pearls, royal blue pearls, abalone pendant, TierraCast heirloom toggle from LB

Suri's Petals

I continue with my quest to master kumihimo. This time I integrated seed beads along with the magatama beads. I like the rich a...
Components: Burgundy gold magatama, galvanized blush pink seed beads, JBB copper bead ends, Swarovski Siam crystal bicones, TierraCast copper melody toggle from LB

Exotic Orchid

OK, licked my wounds from the last one and gave it another try. Reduced the amount of beads and this time got one a bit better. This time used...
Components: Pale orchid magatama, transparent smoky amethyst magatamas, lavender rose Miyuki seed beads, Swarovski cyclamen opal crystal bicones and TierraCast butterfly toggle from LB.

Shaylee's Dragon

I have long admired Julia's kumihimo designs with magatama beads and decided to finally jump in. This bracelet came out too large but Ok for...
Components: Miyuki magatama in opaque salmon and tan luster, C-Lon beading thread, Toho beige rose picasso seed beads, plated end caps, TierraCast butterfly toggle from LB

Brighten your Winter Heart

With all the chill factor I am seeing on T.V., I thought a bit of warm copper and turquoise howlite might warms things up a bit.
Components: Turquoie howlite hearts and rounds, antique copper hypoallergenic leverbacks, antique copper daisy spacers.

Time for Tomatoes

Well, with Temecula being 85 degrees today my mind wanders to prepping for spring planting of tomatoes. Where is winter anyway?
Components: *6x9mm Czech red Picasso roundel *4mm Czech opaque red fire-polished crystals *22mm Niobium bronze ear wires *4mm antique brass filigree bead caps *3.5mm beveled antique brass chain

Copper Tree Branch Earrings

I love nothing better than antique copper against greens and blues. I used this antique copper branch and attached Swarovski indicolite crystals...
Components: 37mm antique copper branch link; 4mm Swarovski 5301 indicolite bicones, 6mm Swarovski 5301 indicolite bicones, 3mm TierraCast faceted heishi from LB, 17mm hypoallergenic antique copper leverbacks

Grandma's Cookie Jar

I was really pleased when I got this wrapped bracelet done. It reminded me of those wonderful days as a child when I would go to Grandma's and she...
Components: Russian Serpentine, latte quartz, Ruby Quartz, natural leather, C-lon gold beading thread, TierraCast hammertone button from LB.

Autumn Acorn Pairs

Feeling all nutty today so I made these mock acorn earrings using Czech glass pearls and antique brass findings. Am listing them in pairs.
Components: 10mm Czech glass pearls in olivine, cocoa, baroque cream and baroque copper, 10mm antique brass bead caps, 17mm hypoallergenic antique brass leverbacks

Cloudy Skies

Thought I would try something to match Patone's "Turbulant" gray for this season. I mixed the metals with antique silver and gunmetal, then added a...
Components: 2mm shimmer gray leather, antique silver textured rolo chain from Lima Beads, gunmetal ball chain, TierraCast antique silver bamboo toggle from Lima Beads

Hot Red Magma

Holidays are coming and I found this great Moroccan red leather. Mixed in Miyuki red seed bead mix, a dash of bronze beads. Found the trianon...
Components: 2mm Moroccan red leather, 6/0 Miyuki seed beads, C-Lon gold beading thread, Trianon goldplated button.

Galaxy Bracelet

Thought I would try my hand at a new style of bracelet using antique copper rolo chain, metallic copper leather, Colorado Topaz rhinestone chain...
Components: 1.5 mm metallic copper leather from Lima, TierraCast sunburst antique copper toggle from Lima, 3mm Colorado topaz rhinestone chain, 4mm antique copper rolo chain.

It's All About the Skulls

Getting all spooked up for Halloween using a mix of orange and black agate along with black skulls. Notice the cute skull and crossbone button.
Components: Thick black cotton cord, 8mm faceted orange agate, 8mm black agate, 8mm black howlite skulls, orange C-Lon thread, pewter skull button.

Baby's Blue Jeans

I love these Miyuki tila beads and used shades to remind me of all shades of denim jeans. Used dyed Pacific blue leather and an Italian Genoa...
Components: 2mm Pacific blue leather, Miyuki tila beads in denim, light matte blue, metallic blue oil, opaque matte cream, silver plated Genoa button, Japanese K/O gray beading thread.

Fair Maiden

Been in a creative slump for awhile so decided to try my hand again at these popular wrapped bracelets. I have used an art deco button of a lovely...
Components: 8mm Russian amazonite, 8mm Colorado amazonit, 2mm white pearlized Greek leather, C-Lon ice blue beading thread, 22mm Fair Lady button from Italy

Connected to the Trees

I love greens..all shades. Have had this rainforest jasper aka rhyolite donut from LB for quite awhile. When I got the green garnet nuggets I...
Components: 45mm rainforest jasper donut, 10mm green garnet nuggets, 14mm landscape jasper, antique copper pendant bail, antique copper bead caps, TierraCast antique copper heirloom toggle from LB.

From Another Time

I love these little Czech glass ammonites from LB. Got these awhile back but I see they have some new shades in. Mixed with bronze mother of...
Components: 20x13mm Czech glass green turquoise ammonite, Swarovski 5301 Colorado topaz crystals, 4mm bronze mother of pearl, 20mm Vintaj natural brass kidney wires from LB

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