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Foxy choker

I've had this little Tiger's Eye fox for a couple of years, but could never figure out what kind of a necklace to do with him. I really wanted to...
Components: Tiger Eye, gold metal seed beads


Prayer Beads

My MIL asked me to make her some prayer beads. I did some research and found the design. I decided to use Howlite Beads due to their different...
Components: Howlite 6mm beads, 49 strand beading wire, simple wooden cross from local christian shop, wooden beads taken from a rosary bought at an estate sale.


Dread Wrap

My cousin messaged me the other day and asked me if I made Dread Wraps. My response was "I don't even know what that is..." Apparently, kids in my...
Components: copper wire, red wire, czech glass pressed daisy beads.


Fall Colors

I got these gorgeous Red Jasper beads...just in time for a Fall piece! The Sari Silk was an added plus, as it went well with the beads.
Components: Red Jasper oblong beads, Unakite rounds, Greek ceramic spacers, one glass green leaf, copper rolo chain and Sari Silk.


Lapis Chrysocolla necklace

Fun with a stone I haven't used before: lapis chrysocolla. Paired it with bright and antiqued copper for some visual interest.
Components: lapis chrysocolla, Copper


Celebrating

Celebrating a great day of making jewelry and four fun years of blogging about this adventure. Having a little give away over at my blog....
Components: Copper and Sterling silver, glass, crystals, pearls, howlite


The ultimate healer .. with a bonus!

The past few weeks I have been very unbalanced. So today I decided to take a day away from my lovely customers and focus on me. I put on my...
Components: Raw apatite specimen sunstone nuggets sodalite chips brass hamsa charm brass chain antique brass wire


Tropical Aventurine finished at last!

Cheery orange Aventurine flower pendant and rondelles mixed with silver rounds and three-hole spacers make this a sunny, tropical choker. It's too...
Components: orange aventurine, Silver, spacers, pendant


Some order, please!

Here's a bit of inspiration for those that have slightly too much jewelry, and don't know how to store it (but I'm probably the only one here ;-D...
Components: Weathered plank, twigs, nails (drilled holes for the nails first).


Bleu Zone earrings

And here it is the matching earring for the necklace.


Night with the Gypsy

This piece started off with the blue tear drop lb recycle glass pieces and the gemstones and it was only five pieces. But when saw what it could...
Components: Recycle LB glass pieces and Lb gemstones and rings and chain.


Frosty Leaf

I too wanted to make a(nother) fall piece, but this one I kept tweaking and redoing, at least thrice, and I'm not sure I'm quite finished yet......
Components: Brass sheet metal, patinated with Norit (before etching). Vintaj chain and wire, seed beads, (most from LB), Tiger jaspis chips.


Ollie the Owl 1970's Vintage Boho Necklace

I got this adorable vintage 1970's vintage owl pendant and wanted to make a long fall colors necklace to go with him. I got this gorgeous antique...
Components: 10mm antique Soocho jade, 8mm crazy lace agate, 16mm vintage Swarovski rhinestone bead, a 1970's vintage owl pendant, vintage silk French ribbon


Fall Agate and Crystal Skull Necklace

This is some more beautiful fall colors faceted agate that I got from LB awhile ago just sitting and waiting tor the right components and design to...
Components: Faceted agate barrels, a Swarovski crystal skull, 2 handmade fine silver links, 2 handmade sterling silver artist beads, stainless steel chain, rainbow quartz crystal, a handmade artisan oxidized sterling silver quote bead


Color Burst Fall Necklace

I got this gorgeous colors rainbow line agate from LB and this gorgeous artisan bead with drawings of hearts with arrows. I thought they went...
Components: 8mm faceted rainbow line agate from LB, rhinestone rondelles, oxidized sterling silver artist bead


Vintage Cross Necklace

I consider myself a spiritual rather than a religious person but I have had a love affair with crosses since I was about 17 years old. My friend...
Components: 8mm freshwater pearls, 18mm vintage Japanese seed beaded bead, rhinestone rondelles, a sterling silver vintage cross and oxidized sterling silver wire and chain


Red Red Wine

Been having fun making these beaded cuffs lately with Czech superduos. The colors remind me of rich red wine.
Components: Czech superduos in red wine, Czech superduos in bronze lined crystal, Miyuki silver lined dark amber AB 8/0 seed beads, TierraCast gold classic toggle from LB, 10 pound monofilament


Bright and Bold

I've been a little hectic lately and it seems like every time I make a bracelet, I tear it apart and start over. I know I'm just over thinking it...
Components: Polymer Clay, Copper Chain, Various Czech Glass, Various glass beads, and Toho seed beads


A Red Statement

Totally out of character for me and I don't really wear much red. Plus this is not what I envisioned when I started. But the beadcaps were...
Components: WinterBird Studios: Gray/black/red floral lentils. $1.00 bin Walmart: Red melon bead, red spaceship(?)beads, red flower connector, black rubber beads. Walmart: Red/black striped beads, black glass rounds, red ovals, silver beadcaps, black seed beads. LBS: Sterling silver rounds, black S-lon cord


Filigree Drop Earrings

I made these after I got a few filigree bead caps from a friend.
Components: I used ss ear hooks, filigree bead caps, moonstone, rose alexandrite, sparkle beads, two colored crackle beads, and mint bi-cones. The earrings in the 2nd pic have emerald green crystal, twisted cubes and drops.


Noodle Bead Bracelets

This is another design inspired by the Design Gallery, but with my own interpretation. You have to be careful with the beading wire. It needs a...
Components: 38mmx2mm plated noodle beads, Czech glass 2 hole beads, amazonite, agate and lapis beads, calla lily spacers(LB) on beading wire (LB).


Stonehenge

The focal by WondrousStrange was so other worldly that it evoked an ancient time and place. I added a skull because some people think Stonehenge is...
Components: Focal by WondrousStrange, Citrine, pyrite, Czech glass beads, silver and brass findings.


Study in Brown

An accumulation of different beads of like color. I thought it was kinda Fall like so I added a little bit of leaf chain.
Components: Marbled faceted wood beads, polymer clay bicones, red-stained clay beads, one glass bead, leaf chain, Patricia Healey copper toggle, brown waxed linen


Bead Dangle Design's Beaded Jewelry

All of my pieces are made with Beautiful Beads and Gemstones. HandCrafted and Designed by little old me.
Components: All Beautiful Gemstones in an array of colors and styles.


Bead Dangle Design Bracelets

Beautiful Brown & Black Leather Bracelets Hand Wired with an array of Beautiful Gemstones. Wear with your watch or other bracelets for a layered...
Components: Agate, Tourmaline, Glass, Czech Crystals, Pewter, Silver Plated Pewter Accent Beads


Autumn Wings

Spent yesterday making a pocketful of etched copper pieces. Today, begin creating.
Components: Copper sheet metal and wire, jasper, Czech glass, Irish waxed linen cord, sterling silver ear wires


Pretty in Pink

Rose Quartz and Sterling Silver


Turquoise Delight

Sturdy, turquoise donut and spacers with leather


Jasper ChaCha

I love Jasper!


Foxy

Grubbi- Gaea- Slate Studio- Pinocean- Glass Bead Art- Unicorne Beads all wire wrapped
Components: Unicorne Beads, Gaea, Czech flower beads, clasp and chain are all from LB


Shapeshifter

While experimenting with different shapes to enhance these fun triangles, I had the idea to insert a drop bead through a triangle and was taken...
Components: Bronzite triangles, glass drops, small Opal rounds, Turritella Fossil oval pendant and brass toggle clasp.


Pink Awareness Bracelet

I was inspired to make this peice for the survivors and all who have been touched by this disease. Wear Your Awareness.
Components: 8mm pink ceramic beads, amber crystal teardrop, amber crystal spacer, gold metal angel wings, gold metal daisy spacer, stretch cord.


Something a Little Japanese

I started out with the frames, and the rest seemed to just fall into place. Bracelet was harder. I made the components as an experiment, then bent...
Components: 18, 28 & 22 gauge brass and copper wire, Czech glass leaves, glass crystal teardrop and Toho beads, and faceted agate beads. Leather cord and gold plated chain from LB. Wirework bracelet has bluestone beads and gunmetal and peridot 28 gauge wire.


Bleu Zone

I had these blue gemstones for the longest and I started working with them a few weeks ago. But no mattered what I did I could not make come...


Framed Beads

I started with an idea I saw here, then changed it a bit. Its always hard to get earring wire work to match each other. The frames are flattened a...
Components: Pink crystal and green stone beads came from the Bead and Button show; my stash of 6 mm Czech beads, LB 18 and 28 gauge wire and ear wires.


A Couple of Pirates

Thar be earrings, matey! That be what she be. In order of appearance: the Brit pirate, the Asian queen, the mermaid pirate and the cannon ball.
Components: Various lb beads and charms, Afghanistan bead in the cannon ball earring.


Floating Moss

I really like the way this one turned out especially because I love the components :D. The color of this Jade reminds me of moss.
Components: Nephrite Jade marquise, sea blue Quartz rondelles, dancing pearls, 14mm Freshwater ringed pearls and copper spacers, bead caps, chain and link.


Tropical Aventurine

This 3-strand necklace is currently a work in progress. Ran out of spacers and still need a clasp (given the weight of all the stone, will be...
Components: Orange aventurine, Silver, spacers, pendant


vintaj in color butterfly

Beautiful fall colors. Cute vintaj butterfly.
Components: Sea glass, vintaj butterfly, red corral, agate orange beads.


redcreek beauty

Redcreek jasper with leather.


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