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Designs by Medieval Momma

Carnelian cooler

So I made something from my carnelian cooler pick. I think it turned out pretty good. It looks Egyptian to me. It was one of the fastest, easiest...
Components: Carnelian (matte), African Opal (nuggets and rounds), African Turquoise (matte), vintaj clasp and antique brass bead caps.

My Lady's Rosary

One of my favorite things to do is my interpretation of medieval rosaries.
Components: Purple line agate 8mm & 10mm, Amethyst faceted nuggets and faceted 8mm rounds, Citrine, jet Soocho Jade carved 8mm & 10mm, Black Ony. 4mm, 6mm, & 8mm, seed beads crystal lined in gold 3mm cube, Golden Pyrite skull, black griffen silk, hammered silver plated cross. All from lima beads. Gold tone cross from my stash

Downton Abby

One of my favorite customers asked for necklaces inspired by Downton Abby. Here's what I came up with.
Components: Czech glass, seed beads, zola link, tassle, all on waxed linen. And two chains. One with jet czech glass and one from zola.

Bunches of bracelets

I've been madly making bracelets! They are for our Science fiction convention in April where I'll be selling in the dealers room. The theme this...

Plan 9 from outer space

So I made the first piece from my plan 9 pick and I'm quite happy with it. It didn't go quite as planned. The chain I'd ordered to go with it...
Components: Green girl rocketship LB (so stinking cute), antique silver beaded curb chain LB, and verious findings from my stash.

Turquoise and rosemary

Nuggets galore! Just got these along with the rosemary pendant. I added some things from my stash and TaDa!
Components: Magnesite nuggets, satin cord, ceramic pendent, seed beads and glass disc.

Just a little pair of earrings

Simple but cute. I've got a necklace in the works to go with and maybe a bracelet. We'll see. Can't decide if they are medieval or goth, what do...
Components: Glass pearls in chocolate and black, Czech glass crosses, niobium earwires

Ready set go

I didn't intend these to be a set but I think they go together. I was just so excited to see my new beads that I had to sit down and play with...
Components: African recycled glass, fused glass in clear and aqua, recycled glass chips, greek copper patina dragonfly and mermaids. Waxed Irish linen. Neobium earwires with sterling silver balls. All from LB.

Holiday earrings

I added a bunch of earrings to my Etsy shop just in time for the holidays. Now I'm planning on devoting my time until Christmas to baking cookies!
Components: Too many to list but most of the ear-wires came from Lima Beads!

Cowgirl necklace

Just something I made on the spur of the moment.
Components: chain, bone beads, carved bone cow skull

found it in a coffin

I spent too much time sanding, painting, distressing, gluing, lining, etc these little coffin boxes. But boy did they turn out cute. All so I could...
Components: Howlite, Greek pewter fish skeleton, tierraCast gunmetal bat, skulls of all kinds, Hematite ankhs, sterling silver ear wires, sterling silver ear post, gunmetal ear wires, black niobium ear wires and much more.

food for thought

Gearing up for Halloween! I chose mostly pink beads to match the brain. The black water jasper adds just a touch of neutral.
Components: Rhodonite, Black Water Jasper, "brain in a jar" ceramic pendent, metallic pink seed beads, and silver plate findings

dusky angle wings

I made a pick simply called "wings" quite a while ago. This is the result of that pick. It took me forever but I'm pleased with the finished...
Components: Steel fire agate in 8mm and 12mm, smoky banded agate, Gray Agate matte, Golden Pyrite, Golden Pyrite wings, black water jasper, Amethyst, Rose Quartz, Black Sardonyx, Tourmilated Quartz rough nuggets, black line agate, Black Onyx 10mm and 14mm, jet soochow jade 10mm and 14mm, Citrine, natural silk cord, Czech glass in various sizes and shapes.

Something for Halloween

I saw these beads and had to buy them because they look like the eyeball gumballs we used to get for Halloween. I think they are adorable.
Components: glass eyeball beads, matte black head pins(LB), matte black lobster claw clasp(LB), and black aluminium chain.

Thanks Kye!

I made some chain maille earrings using Kye's "twist of fate" tutorial. I couldn't be happier with the results! The tutorial was so easy to fallow,...
Components: aluminium jump rings, glass teardrops, star charms, ear wires

Blue Moon bracelets

Three little bracelets that can be stacked or worn by themselves. Quick easy but I think they are so cute! I just posted them to my Etsy shop.
Components: ceramic beads, Czech glass moons, seed beads, waxed linen and adjustable silver tone clasp

Polka dot heart

I'm in love with this necklace! It is ultra feminine. Plus it is convertible. Tied either long and dramatic with a bow at the back of the neck or...
Components: last chance terracotta heart, Goldstone, African Turquoise, Czech glass clovers pink Czech glass daggers, robins egg Czech glass rounds, terracotta seed beads, copper rings, and both sari silk and Latte silk ribbon. All from Lima.


Some of the jewelry I sold at ConStellation Nebraska this year. It is the sci fi convention I help with. The theme this year was "Octopus' garden"...
Components: Lots of items made by me and my daughter. Hemp cord, African beads, red creek jasper, brass octopus, triangle pendents all from Lima.

octopi, octopods, octopuses!

I finished most of the Octopus necklaces! I'm still working on the macrame chokers which are causing me all kinds of grief. But these I think...
Components: Octopus pendents, white coral, fresh water pearls, Czech glass beads, various gears, and lots of chain.

Dapper Badger

My daughter is joining my Etsy shop. Dapper Badger is the name of her section in my shop. All her stuff is macrame hemp cord. The turtles are so...
Components: wood beads, lamp work glass, seed beads, resin beads, polymer clay turtles, on hemp cord.

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