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Designs by Elaine

A Touch Of (Summer) Color

A simple little bracelet I made a little while ago with 2mm black leather and colorful polymer clay flowers made by Susan Bailey. You know, it was...
Components: Black leather cord, polymer clay beads, and 6/0 seed beads.

Color Me Thankful

A fringe type, or cha-cha bracelet. Took me awhile, but I'm happy with it. It kind of goes with the Season. :)
Components: Handmade polymer clay beads, seed beads, Swarovski crystals, all strung with fireline. Closure is an antique brass toggle clasp.

Blue Woven Bracelet

I learned how to do the embellished ladder stitch, and this was my first try at a bracelet. It took me quite awhile to make it, but I enjoyed it....
Components: Five different colors of seed beads, a billion feet of fireline, antique silver-plated toggle clasp.

O Christmas Tree!

I'm sure that many of us have seen these pretty crystal Christmas trees before, but for those who haven't, they are very simple to make. I made...
Components: Crystals, headpins, and earwires

A Charmed Christmas

A Christmas charm bracelet with a toggle clasp for easy closure.
Components: Tiny Christmas charms, crystals, silver-plated chain bracelet, and silver-plated toggle clasp.

Works Like A Charm.....bracelet!

A Christmas charm bracelet. I was going through some of the pieces I made last Christmas and found this bracelet.
Components: Enameled Christmas charms, gold-plated chain, and an easy toggle clasp.

"Orphans of the Storm"

I found some bags of these porcelain beads in a gift shop in Columbia, MO. Everything there had been handcrafted in Missouri. These darling beads...
Components: Small handcrafted colored porcelain beads, sterling silver beading wire, gun metal hook and eye clasp.

Wintry Mix

Started out as a bracelet, but I made it too short. So, I decided to add some chain and turn it into a necklace. I used a tutorial that I found,...
Components: A few gray pearls, crystals, lucite flowers, about 2 billion seed beads, silver-plated chain, and a sterling silver toggle clasp.

Heart Song

This necklace started with that pretty little Grace Lampwork heart. Lots of wire wrapping, etc. Lots of fun! It's about 29 or 30 inches long.
Components: lampwork beads, ceramic beads, antique brass-plated chain, bead caps...

And a Bracelet to Match

I made this to go with the Rusty Moon and Star necklace. I really like the Czech glass coins.
Components: Czech glass, Raku beads, pewter bead caps, old brass button, ...

Rusty Moon and Star

Well, I'm not sure what this piece is about. I wanted to make a long necklace with the Lipstick Ranch pendant, and somehow this is how it came out.
Components: Lipstick Ranch moon and star pendant, Czech glass beads, Vintaj arte metal chain and findings, and a Raku bead thrown in for good measure.

Look! A Dragonfly!

I looked out the window in front of my "work" table and saw our woods changing. You know, autumn leaves, a few flittery things still left....
Components: Several artisan beads, and some Vintaj components. A few curly cues.

Czech This Out

This bracelet is about matching the Warm Thoughts necklace.
Components: Czech glass, pyrite, crystals, and brass.

Warm Thoughts

I like Pyrite and, to me, the warmth it exudes.
Components: Pyrite, Czech glass, and antique brass chain.

Harvest of Love Earrings

I made these to go with the Harvest of Love necklace.

Harvest of Love

This is one of the pieces I've done that is inspired by the upcoming holiday season. It's all about love.
Components: Vintaj arte metal with ceramic pendant purchased at Lima Beads.

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