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Owl B. Quirky

This is a commissioned piece. I met a woman who was a representative for insurance in one of my stores. We started talking and I mentioned I made...
Components: Polymer clay beads, lampwork beads, glass beads, pandora style beads, faceted czech glass, acrylic flowers, czeck druks, seed beads, bead caps, rhinestone spacers


Roots

I read about this HongKong jewlery sculpturing artist crafts. His art works are inspired by ancient Chinese enthlic jewlery design. I was playing...


Yellow Opal Bracelet

The swirl in the blue denim jasper beads perfectly matches the yellow opals. Thought they would make a great match in a simple stretchy bracelet.
Components: Yellow Opal, blue denim jasper, clear stretchy string


Beaded snowflake ornaments

Gift for my sister in law. Her new home first Christmas.
Components: Beads and wires works.


Old earring used as a pendant necklace

The pendant is an earring made by my mother in 1957. It is enamel on copper. Apparently this was a popular hobby in that era.
Components: Fire polished beads, crystals, various stones, chain.


Jakarta

I had a beautiful Tibetan agate bead that I wanted to use in a tribal design. I kept the design simple to show off the wonderful components.
Components: Tibetan Agate, Indonesian glass beads, African copper beads, Tagua clasp, waxed linen.


Multi Strand Bracelet

Multi strand bracelet filled with pearls, crystals, hematite and mother of pearl, accented with antique silver.
Components: Mother of Pearl, Hematite, crystals, seed beads, antique silver connector and clasp.


Beach Jingles

I am using the last of my big cream shell nuggets purchased from LB a few years ago. The mother of a good friend ordered this design. My friend...
Components: Shell nuggets, Irish waxed linen, seed beads, charms all LB, freshwater pearls, MOP nuggets, steel chain and findings, my stash.


Is it too late, dear Santa?

Took a class last night at a local gift boutique that sells my jewelry. The owner has recently been offering all sorts of crafty...
Components: glass microscope slides, set up for soldering iron, scrap book paper, jump rings, PC heart button, sari silk ribbon, silver chain


Christmas tree ornament

Made those for my children's teachers.
Beads and wire work.


Fairy Gathering Necklace

designed by by Jess Italia Lincoln


Fiery Brillance Earrings

Pictures don't do these sparkly beauties justice! Red/black crystals nestle between black "O" seed beads.
Components: sterling silver, crystal, O seed beads


Christmas bracelets

Love bracelets my self. Wear them more than earrings and necklace. Made some with hems and leather cords and colored beads. All from here Lima...


Jack In The Box

From the time I was done with this piece the name just popped into my head. The bicone cezch beads reminded me so much of the Jack In The Box hat,...


Peaches and Cream

This piece took me all week to do I thought I would have never finished . And it is a simple design of white and peach pearls .


Blue Waters

I have fallen in love with the recycled glass pieces and this piece is just another example of it.
Components: All LB materials.


Ocean Waves Bracelet

The purple cutting into the teal at inconsistent spots on each bead makes me think of the waves washing up against the sand on shore.
Components: Sea glass, O seed beads, Czech glass, stainless steel wire, silver plated toggle clasp


Kite Shaped Earrings

Cascading teardrops make for a shimmery pair of elegant earrings
Components: Czech glass, sterling silver


Oh! Those Superduo Beads!

No one seems to be able to keep these Superduo beads in stock. They are so much fun to design with! I double the beading wire and attach it to the...
Components: Superduo beads(LB), 8/0 seed beads, Czech Mate beads, slider clasps(LB).


Beaded hoops

Saw a similar design at a craft fair and decided to try it. They never come out the same. A fast, fun project.
Components: 18 ga brass wire frames, Toho beads(LB), brass saucer beads, African recycled glass beads. Chunky pink glass beads are from the Bead and Button Show.


One finished Project.

Here's the one necklace that I've finished from the previous post. I've been trying to make more earrings and bracelets. I have some of my work on...
Components: Amethyst, hammered copper 18 ga wire, druzy, dapped silver-plated rounds, and turquoise beads. Leather from LB.


Crystal Earrings

Shimmery crystals showcase simple elegance in these sterling silver horse eye earrings
Components: crystals, sterling silver


Con-versation

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


Dragon Egg

I have been extremely broke this holiday season with my car in the shop too often and my husband's job being slow, which affects us both, because I...
Components: Polymer Clay, Seed beads for decoration, Paint, Satin glaze, and aluminum foil for the core


Studio Artifacts Necklace

I began the design process with 2 goals: use the Tree Wing Studio leather feathers, and try our amazing new waxed nylon in a necklace. I love being...


Ivory Feather Earrings

I think that these earrings will go with almost every outfit in my closet :) The ivory color in the feather and waxed nylon combined with gold...


7 different earrings

Hi girls,

I hope you like my asymmetrical earrings.

If you have a favorite, I would love to hear wich one?

Smile
Rikke


Not fake gems. They're genuine Acrylic.

Let's face it. Some of us are fools for color. I couldn't resist the image of these jewel tone acrylic beads,so I bought a bunch. I think they're...
Components: Acrylic beads in brass, GP over surgical steel ear wires, GP jump rings, crystal bicones, GP/brass ball head pins, and Czech 2 tone beads from Lima. **GP over Brass head pins are a BEAR to wrap with. They're very springy, but they look nice and the price is great.**


Leather Necks

Love the softness of the suede neck straps and the gorgeous caramel color, too. Lends itself very well to these brass chains and pendants. With a...
Components: Suede leather, brass chain, pendants, and findings, odds and ends of beads, glass pearls


Gingko

Byzantine is my favorite weave, and I loved this gingko clasp.
Components: Bronze jump rings, aged bronze clasp


Blue Waters

I am becoming attached to the LB recycled glass pieces and also the beads, and this piece is no exception.
Components: All LB, beads and recycled glass pieces.


Queen

This piece was created for my Sister In Law she is a Calypsonian (Artist that sings songs based on what is happening in the country and the...
Components: All materials are LB except for the gold wooden beads.


No Grinich Here

I had been working on this piece for the last two weeks because I really wanted to get the top and bottom bead work right. It was becoming one of...
Components: All materials are LB, recycled glass and beads.


Heart lampword earrings

Heart lampword beads and czech heart beads combined into these delicate cute feminine earrings :-)

What do you think?

I have added a lot of...


Flower lampword asymmetrical

Sweet asymmetrical earrings with beautiful lampwork beads in delicate colors :-)


Frosty

I have not in the past done holiday jewelry...but I saw this snowman on Lima by Jangles and I couldn't resist.
Components: Jangles snowman, Red, orange, green and black glass beads I had and copper chain, copper lobster claw


Black jeans earrings

Dear Limabeaders,

I havent been here for a while. I have been waiting and waiting and waiting for supplies to arrive for me to make my new...


Blue jeans earrings

Dear Limabeaders,

I havent been here for a while. I have been waiting and waiting and waiting for supplies to arrive for me to make my new...


Teal tortie asymmetrical earrings

Dear Limabeaders,

I havent been here for a while. I have been waiting and waiting and waiting for supplies to arrive for me to make my new...


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