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Designs by Medieval Momma

Octopus's garden

I was making one of the octopus necklaces in my booth at our Science fiction con. and two different people asked me to make them one for next years...
Components: Seed beads, Czech glass flowers and clovers, Czech glass daggers Ceramic heart Sewn edge ribbon, bakers twine, hemp, Large jump rings all from Lima. Wood, Bone, and glass beads from my stash. Ceramic octopus vessels from Shipwreck beads.

strange new worlds

I had a booth at ConStellation. Our local Sci.Fi. convention. It was great fun. My first time back in two years. I think I did pretty good!

wing and a prayer

I love making earrings!
Components: Vintaj mythical wings and wing blanks, patinas, Czech glass and some big seed beads.

rainy afternoon

Awhile ago I did a pick called "rainy afternoon". I have used a lot of the beads from that pick as well as beads I have aquired for this project....
Components: Rainbow fluorite, dyed moss agate, Imperial Jasper, turquoise, sea blue quartz, Peruvian Amazonite, and seed beads.


Sorry I didn't have a prettier model for this but I was the only one home. I've made this one for me. Planning on wearing it to a wedding soon.
Components: Tiny garnet rounds, little olive lampwork, copper toggle clasp, (my stash) colbalt agate, various Czech glass, and one tree agate for the focal. (L.B.)

Unbreak my heart

I had several pieces of broken jewelry, that I put back together, some like the originals and others revamped. I think they turned out cute.
Components: Dragons blood, Carnelian, Czech glass, seed beads tiny jump rings, Coral (both rounds and tubes, assorted glass beads from my stash, and a tiny vintaj lizard charm.

Amethyst Duo

Something for My Sister-in-law. I designed them to be worn together or one at a time.
Components: Amethyst and Citrine rough top strung nuggets, Amethyst polished nuggets, Amethyst rounds, Citrine rounds, Czech glass beads and crystals.

Bunches of bangles

Summery stretch bracelets perfect for stacking.
Components: African recycled glass, Tiger Eye, Amazonite, matte fire crackle agate, assorted glass beads, and one cute little ceramic bird bead that I don't even remember where it came from. All on elastic cord.

Diane's choice

Three Bracelets I made for my friend to choose from. And I'm on a roll lately so there will be more!
Components: Assorted metal charms and findings (mostly Vintaj), Buttons, glass beads, Amethyst, Tiger Eye, and some glittery plastic beads I found in the dollar bin! Most of the rest are from my favorite place to get gemstones, Lima beads.

Teenage Dream

These are the necklaces commissioned for two preteen girls by a friend. Full of bright and bold hopes and dreams.
Components: Hemp, seed beads, wood beads, glass beads, ceramic beads, metal bells, and ribbons


This is my booth at ConStellation in Lincoln NE. My lovely daughter helped me out. She looks so tired.

Bells for Marceline

Delicate macrame anklets with bells, made extra small for babies.
Components: hemp cord, wood beads, seed beads, silk ribbon, and bells

Amethyst times two

Amethyst dreams like crushed grapes and purple marmalade. Spikes and nuggets and bruised spheres.
Components: Amethyst, crystals, and silver plate findings

Smoke and Fire

This piece was inspired by the Hunger games books. I read all three in a day and a half, no sleep. Then made a fresh pic I called "girl on fire".
Components: Leopard fire agate, smokey quartz, Bronzite, Czech glass, seed beads, and vintaj clasp

Airship pirate

Something for the best dressed Airship pirate.
Components: one eyed goggle, vintaj patina, alcohol inks, plastic squirt gun, model paint, spray paint, rub-n-buff, washers, tacks, hi temp glue, and sand paper

liquid sparkle

These lovely little earrings sold almost as soon as I posted them on Facebook!
Components: sterling silver, Czech glass rondelles, and S warovski crystal cones.

the voyage begains

Full steam ahead, we are traveling back to the turn of the century via mister Well's time machine. To a time when everything was powered by steam...
Components: copper findings, copper beads, gunmetal jump rings, enameled headpins, assorted glass beads, turquoise colored chips (I think they are howlite) and niobium earwires.

Remberence of Spring

Amid the ice and snow of late winter the birds sing, wistful hope of the coming spring. Pale green the budding branches remember.
Components: Grass Green Turquoise, autumn agate flowers, African Opal, Czech glass in spring dew and spring garden, spring green recycled glass, and waxed linen. from LB. Seed beads and copper findings from my stash.

Time for tea

This is something you can wear on the days you want to be pretty and frilly. Pinks and copper and sugar and spice.
Components: Rose Quartz, Mother of Pearl, crystals, copper seed beads, copper disks, and a copper focal that opens.

Milady's rosary

Another medieval rosary.
Components: shell pearls, silk thread, terracast skull and cross all from LB.

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