Still working on my stash and I found beads that made me think of salsa, margaritas, and Mariachi. I put them all together.
The beads and colors...
Components: 4mm milky yellow, 8mm red, margarita coins, red and orange faceted rondelles, red stripe recycled 8mm glass, olive/pimento squares. All Czech beads from LB. One red glass pendant and glass 4mm daisy spacers I got on sale somewhere.
The fairy doors are new pendant craze and I got a good price on it. Thought it was cute and I added my design around it.
Components: Lot of elements in this...brass horse eye chain, brass door, more of those pesky dragonflys, garden polished rondelles, 4mm avacado fire polished, chartreuse leaves, various color Czech bell flowers, brass spacers used as connectors, also knobbly spacers, recyced glass stripped beads, brass square beads, 3mm brass beads, and brass bead caps, whew, lots in this design. Mostly all from LB. Brass hook and eye.
Wanted to work with turquoise and jasper beads, then I found the square beads(called Navajo Reservation) with both colors. I had the pendant for a...
Components: 4mm turquoise Czech beads, red creek jasper beads round and oval, terra cota seed beads, beige pendant that I embellished with wire and petal blossom beads, brass spacers, brass lobster clasp. Almost forgot 2 Czech baby bell turquoise flowers.
Working on stash greens and extra noodles. I like the birds on the branch and combined with the noodles and lucite I think it is whimsical.
Components: Noodle beads, lucite leaves, green recycled glass, seed beads, lobster clasp, Czech bell flowers. I love the ceramic links I ordered from LB artist and it took awhile to get the right fit for them.
I am painting a chair in the mermaid motif and I thought I would do a jewelry design with the mer-girl pendant.
Components: So many components to this I will try to mention most. Seed beads, 6mm beads pewter mermaid, fish and shell charms, aluminum chain, circus cones, all supplies from LB and stash, and all in various shades of blue. Lobster clasp.
I remember carnivals coming to neighborhood as a child and the hoop game to win a prize and the carnival rides. It all was so colorful.
Components: Lots of beads and colors too many to write here all mostly seed beads 6/0 and Czech baby bells. I added tagua nut rings for the hoop game in various colors. I used as many colors as I had to give piece that carnival look. Used a gunmetal lobster clasp.
Still working on my stash. I love the lucite leaves and they were used on a doover Christmas project and I thought it about time I use them.
Components: 4mm red round Czech beads, various lucite leaves, various size and color beads, brass bead caps, gold horse eye chain, cold cones, lobster clasp. I strung beads to make peaches, cherries, bunch of grapes, plums, and avacados. It took quite awhile to make, but I think it will be fun to wear.
Pumpkins white and orange using the same lunch special strand of magnasite beads.
Components: Orange and beige magnasite beads, brass end caps and wasabi bell flowers, Halloween Czech leaf drops, black jump rings and lobster clasp in gunmetal. I got a lot of use out of that lunch bargain strand of beads.