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Designs by Linda Talbott

Have a Heart

This is a W.I.P. (work in progress), and I really want feedback. This was to be my next in-class assignment for my wire work class, but I couldn't...
Components: Magnesite, Turquoise, Copper


Sonata

This one reminded me of music when I was finished, hence, the title. The components are Botswana Agate, which I am coming to love, Mother of Pearl,...
Components: Botswana Agate, Mother of Pearl, Swarofski Crystal


Santa Fe Tequila

This piece reminds me so much of drinking Tequila in a shady cafe in Santa Fe ... a little homesick
Components: Turquoise, Serpentine, Sterling Silver


Summer Blossoms

I loved these lampwork beads as soon as I saw them. The other components are Green Aventurine, faceted Orange Aventurine and Sterling Silver accents.
Components: lampwork beads, Green Aventurine, orange aventurine, sterling silver


Seaside Dawn

This is a chocker ... the components remind me of dawn at the beach.
Components: fresh water pearls, Montana Agate, 24K Vermeil "Daisy" spacers


Spiral Earrings

I have been taking a wire work/wire wrapping class, and this is one of my first attempts at spirals ... I love making them.
Components: copper wire, czech glass, glass


Desert Heart

The Magnesite hearts pulled on my own heartstrings and made me a little homesick for the southwest. When I went to price this piece, I discovered...
Components: Magnesite hearts, faceted Carnelian, Turquoise


March of the Turtles

My contribution for Earth Day. In Native American culture, it is believed that a giant turtle holds the earth on its back, ensuring stability and...
Components: czech glass, glass, turtle beads


Southwest Dream

My newest set. I really like the Magnesite, then added the Turquoise and vintage Copper beads. After 7 years in NM, sometimes I still dream of the...
Components: Magnesite, Turquoise, Copper


Carnival

"Carnival" is a summery little set I made for myself. I know it looks like it could fit a doll ~ I have a very thin wrist and neck. I think the...
Components: Milleflore, Blue Howlite


Monet's Garden

The lampwork beads reminded me of Monet's paintings of his garden. I picked other beads to accent the theme.
Components: lempwork beads, czech glass, glass


Mayan Princess

I think this is the first time I used two metals in one piece ~ silver and copper, but I really like the way it came out. The other beads are...
Components: Botswana Agate, Sterling Silver, Copper


Spring Fling

Spring has sprung, and it's time for a fling. IN face our loft is holding one today. I deliberately made the necklace simple to show off the...
Components: Gaspeite (green) large Turquoise heishi, Turquoise rondelles, handpainted pendant


Sweet Spring

For some reason, the flowered leaf pendant reminded me of the sweet peas at my grandmothers. Even though they look nothing alike, the "feel" the...
Components: Faceted Aventuring rondelles, sterling silver pendant and accent beads by Hill Tribe


Dancing Flowers

I love Lepidolite, and the subtle colors reminded me of early spring. The other beads are Blue Lace Agate, pink Czech Glass and sterling silver...
Components: Lepidolite, Blue Lace Agate, Czech Glass, Sterling Silver


By the Beautiful Sea

This is really a summery peace ~ sea horses cavort among sea shells and silvery froth. The silver beads and tube are all Hill Tribe. The other...
Components: Sterling Silver focal tube and beads, Czech Glass


Star Garden

Imagine (tiny) stars falling to earth and taking root. If you magnify the necklace you will see the fresh water pearl stars amongst the Czech...
Components: Fresh Water Pearls, Czech Glass, Sterling Silver


Star Garden

The tiny pendant made me think of star flowers, an image ripe with vivid color. Am I thinking of sky born stars? No, I'm thinking of stars that...
Components: Czech Glass, Fresh Water Pearl, Sterling Silver Hill Tribe Pendant


Sea Dreams

I have been dreaming of the sea and feel a trip to the ocean is in order very soon. Meanwhile, I dreamed this into reality. If you magnify the...
Components: lampwork beads, czech glass beads


Coral Reef

I made this piece in the dead of winter, longing for summer and a trip to the beach I guess.
Components: Coral, Turquoise, Sterling Silver Pendant


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