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Purple Donut

Made this for my mom for her bit birthday
Components: Silver wire and blue wire, Swarovski's be see beads in shades of purple, amethyst chip and tanzanite chip.

Colorado Fancy

So I had these lapis tube beads, and these Czech glass beads. I wanted to do something with them, but I want sure what. So I paired them together...
Components: Rose gold plated wire (various gauges), Natural Lapis Lazuli, Czech glass beads

Fall Fairy

I crocheted sari silk and added a Vintaj flower I patinated. I entwined the strand of freshwater pearls and peridot to give a more extravagant, but...
Components: Peridot, pearls, sari silk, Vintaj natural brass.

Exotic beach necklace

Wanted to make an exotic necklace based on a coin from Papua New Guinea. My first multistrand necklace.
Components: Coin from Papua New Guinea, from LB: African trade glass beads turquoise and green, Czech glass rectangles and star bead, hammered toggle lock, African drum and rope bead. From Saki Silver: Kauri shell heishis, white bronze spacers, natural turquoise coin. Green glass bead, silver wire, ceramic square bead.

Batik Wraps

I wanted to use up some leftover beads and supplies, so I decided to create some wraps.
Components: Suzieq focals, Czech glass, Leah Curtis rose, mookite, lampwork glass, brass findings, batik ribbon.

Turquoise, Coral and Copper

I have always loved turquoise and coral together - add copper- another thing I love and I was happy with the result. Made this some time ago and...
Components: Turquoise, Coral, copper

Tiger Eye Donut Anyone?

I saw a pendant in one of the beading magazines and this was my take on it. I was quite pleased with the pendant and I'd never done anything much...
Components: Tiger Eye Donut and beads and crystals, craft gold coloured wire.

I Love Elephants

I had an Elephant pendant in my stash forever and I finally figured out how to use it. They are such gentle giants.
Components: Elephant pendant, clay beads, Tiger Eye, black stone, onyx and smoky quartz

Dragonfly in the Summer

After years of looking at all the wonderful designs you have posted, I decided to post a few of my own.

This piece is a dragonfly with flowers...
Components: Gold coloured frame, glass and lucite beads

Princess Charming

Something with a little sparkle and earthy bling!
Components: seed beads, turquoise, semi precious gemstone beads, gaea ceramic dagger and oval gem charms, strung on C-Lon cord.

Jewelry 1 2 3

So I wanted to do something different from the other pieces I have made with wire. And I really wanted to try multiple strands. Not happy with the...
Components: Quartz stones, ANTI tarnish silver parawire various gauges, Czech glass beads


Just a sweet set for Christmas!
Components: Red, Green, & CAB glass beads, silver bead caps, findings & chain

Czech Beauty

As you can tell from my pic, I'm an LSU fan-alum. I also happen to love purple & gold combos.
Components: Czeck firepolished beads, Tierracast nuggets, gold plated findings

Winter Jasper

Ceramic sky blue focal'd between Jasper beads strung on a piece of wire, wrapped with silk cording

Sea of Cobalt

cobalt beads strung with a hammered focal wrapped in square cobalt beads

Dropped in Coral

Beads or Coral capped and wrapped on a hammered piece of wire

A trinket of Turquoise

Strands of Turquoise nuggets and a hand-wrapped square pendant, a few turquoise czech ovals

Pearls & Keys

Long strand of peachy fresh water pearls with a czech seed bead wrapped old key

Fancy Lady

Simple photo focal hanging on a bead-wrapped chain and a few strands of silk cord

Wear a Prayer

Strung prayer beads between bead caps and coral barrels

No hassle Tassle

Strands of tie dye for a tassle combined with pears and coral - bracelet of Coral discs and spacers
Components: Fresh water pearls, strips if tie die fabric, spacers, coral discs and cones

Half Sun

Rounded hammered pendant wired with square czech beads on a chain

Coral Tears

Large coral drops strung with a large pewter pendant

Another crop of Earrings

Random wrapped earrings

Some fun designs

Gosh, it has been a while Lima peeps. I hope everyone is doing great and staying warm. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
Components: Opals, Czech beads, lemon meringue wire, handmade ear wires

Who Remembers?

The BIG Ball of December 2012. I was looking through some old jewelry pictures and look what I found. How funny it is. Do you remember what you made?

Filia Mercuri

I finally started patina and this is the result. There is meaning to the title-it means "daughter of Mercury" in Latin, because it is a Vintaj...
Components: Leather, patina, Vintaj natural brass

Bargain Bracelet

I got the slide for $1.43 and the leather cuff for .60 on clearance---so naturally I ran home to put it all together!
Components: Sivertone slide, chartreuse leather cuff, crimp ends, jumprings and toggle clasp.

Bead Soup Bracelet

I had this polymer clay link for a while. I searched my stash for any fp beads that I felt would match it, & added a scrap of chain. I'm happy with...
Components: polymer clay link, assorted sized Czech firepolished beads & rondelles, antiqued gold chain, jumprings, crimps & covers, wire guardians, double ring toggle clasp, heart charm

Unusual Pairing

The is a custom order for a friend's birthday. Forgot how much fun it is to etch copper and the lovely results. Hadn't thought I'd like pairing...
Components: Sterling silver, copper sheet metal, recycled glass

Crisp Autumn Days

I have a love for leaf beads, & have quite a collection of them. I paired them up with some flower beads that I felt were fall-like, & wire wrapped...
Components: Czech glass leaf & flower beads, elongated gunmetal chain, 24g wire, round & triangle jumprings, 3mm glass beads, 3mm daisy spacers, lobster clasp

Pearl Swirls

My birthday is in November, so pearl is one of my birthstones. Citrine is to, but I just used crystal rondelles. They took more time than you would...
Components: Pearls, rondelles, scrap metal

Hematite expression

I made this piece for a new customer. She gave me "free rein" to design it, she has been looking for a wrap bracelet but hasn't had much luck. She...
Components: Transite, natural hematite, leather, woodland scene bead from GGS (lb), rose button from GGS (lb)

Love, Autumn

This is my piece for the November Art Bead Scene challenge. I fell in love with the gorgeous pendant that I got as part of my Simple Truths...
Components: Tesori Trovati polymer clay pendant, Czech glass, plated hematite, red wood lace stone, glass, Vintaj brass beads and findings.

Late Fall

I got some Mookaite and Red Jasper and discovered they were perfect for an old pendant I had of Picasso Jasper.
Components: Picasso Jasper, Mookaite, Red Jasper, waxed linen and copper hook..LB.

In The Garden

I wanted a pendant that complimented the beautiful Imperial Jasper I got from I made one with resin.
Components: Imperial Jasper, Agate, resin focal, Vintaj brass components..beadcaps, butterflies etc.

Sunset Rose

Leah Curtis roses are so exceptional and artistic. I wanted to create a bracelet around them.
Components: Leah Curtis rose, Suzieq focal, Czech and Indonesian glass, Unakite, brass findings.

Added Attraction

I decided to add a PC bead above the pendant on this just needed something in that space! What do you think--with,or without?

Chips N Sparkle

I'm trying different wire wrapping techniques. I practiced messy wire wrapped briolettes earlier. Then decided to wrap an inexpensive brass bangle....
Components: Amethyst chips from Lima, clear blue iris glass bicones, about 1/4 inch brass bangle, 26 gauge Gold Artistic Wire

Butterfly Wishes

Not my usual style but I wanted to make something for a friend that was down. She loves butterflies and pink so the Grace Lampwork pillow was...
Components: Fuchsia Impression Jasper, Ruby Crazy Lace Agate, Grace Lampwork pillow, Dogtooth Amethyst, all from LB. Unicorn beads, lampwork rondells from GlassbyLeese on Etsy, leather, gold filled chain and charms from stash.