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Finally

The title is due to the fact that it took a while to finish.....I couldn't make up my mind to add chain or dangles...So I did both!
Components: Czech beads from LB and Etsy. Small gold chain from my stash. PC focal, headpins, jumprings, clasp all made by me. Gemstone beads from Etsy shop.


Spring Birds

I was so overjoyed to receive this delightful bird link from our dear Annie which she so generously sent to me. With the warmer weather upon us,...
Components: BRACELET: Bird link, Peridot chips - Annie; Golem ceramic lentil, Agate faceted - LB; Dyed Quartz, Czech 3-cut seed beads, waxed linen, AC findings - stash. NECKLACE includes: Nunn 2-1 connector, Ezel bird, Czech rondelles, Agate - LB, ceramic bead.


Little Orange House and a Leaf

Another Ceramic house I fell in love with...and of course it's orange!
Components: ceramic house and leaf, vintage twigs, Mookaite, Mexican Fire Opal, Apple Jasper, Red Agate and copper lobster.


Tangerine Dream

Another beaded bracelet from the loom! I decided to do the tangeriney colours this time! I also added small 4mm pearls.
Components: Seed beads 8/0 & glass beads, 4mm pearls, cord & silver end pieces


Spring Has Sprung!

I wanted to do a nice little Spring piece.
Components: Ceramic birdhouse and bird, Lapis, Yellow Opal, Lucite flower, glass bead, Zola Dahlia bead and copper Lobster....and a little Wooly Wire bead.


Double strand dragonfly bracelet

This is a double-stranded button bracelet. I shoved two strands through the Czech glass dragonfly tab in the middle of the bracelet to bring the...
Components: Large barn red Czech dragonfly tab, 6 mm Czech melon beads, Miyuki and Toho seed beads.


A Late Valentine

Love the pewter TierraCast findings-- so romantic! I added silk ribbon for a little more color and texture to the pale rose quartz, knotted between...
Components: TierraCast findings in pewter plate, 10mm rose quartz beads, 2' of natural-edge silk ribbon, heavy 49-strand beading wire, 2x2mm crimps. (All LB.) I will post a pick with the materials.


Wire Focal & Bracelets

The leather bracelet came with 2 rows of holes perfect for stitching on beads & cord. I used a variety of neutrals--rainbow moonstone, gray pearls,...


💜Moonstone💜

Fell in love with these gorgeous moonstones from Lima and couldn't say no!
Components: 8mm moonstone beads, grey 18mm tassel


Paper and Silver

I am going to eventually learn how to make beautiful paper beads. This is something my daughter and I love to do.
Components: Hand rolled paper beads, silver spacers


Hamsa

Happiness, luck, health and good fortune.
Components: Hematite beads, metallic blue beads, hamsa charm


Thunderbird

Another bracelet with jasper. As you can tell I love working with it.
Components: Autumn Jasper, white Salwag Seed, gold charm and Czech crystals


Spring

Colorful and bright stretch bracelet.
Components: Celestial crystal glass pearls, silver bead caps, stretch cord.


Turquoise

Turquoise is one of my favorite gemstones to work with.
Components: Turquoise, lamp work beads, Swarovski crystal, stretch cord


Summer

I love the beach, so sea glass is one of my favorites!
Components: Sea glass, silver charm, stretch cord


Confetti

My first attempts at making paper beads.
Components: Hand rolled paper beads, silver spacers and stretch cord.


Metal Sleek

I love making these metal wrap connectors! While it can be time consuming and tedious--the result is worth it!
Components: Stainless steel oval cnnectors and bracelet bar from Etsy. Wrap connectors, jumprings and clasp made by me.


Happy

These are the colors that make me happy. This piece tells me I can be happy even in the storms of life.
Components: Aqua terra jasper, Swarovski crystals, silver charm, silver accents.


Starfish with Love

Hey what can I say, it's March in Baltimore, I'm freezing and looking forward to Siesta Key next week!!🌴🌞🌊
Components: Marine Agate and glass pearls


Tibet Beads

I just love working with the Tibet beads. I made a few other bracelets with these and now experimenting with different styles. I discovered they...
Components: Coral and turquoise Tibet beads, gold Rondell foil spacers, rose gold and gold plated spacers.


Lampwork Murano Swirl

I had one left over barrel shaped turquoise foil lamp work bead, made that my focal bead and worked out from there!
Components: Turquoise and gold foil focal bead, Swarovski crystal And Hematite beads.


Amber and Agate

I had a few left over amber beads, and I wanted to create a BoHo look, so I paired them with the Mardi Gras agate beads. The gold foil Rondell's...
Components: Amber focal beads, Mardi Gras agate, Gold foil Rondelle spacers


Pinky turquoise

I have made another bead bracelet, this time I wanted a turquoise & pink one. I did intend to make it longer, to wrap around twice, but found I...
Components: seed beads, thread & silver end pieces.


Blessings---Essential Oils bracelet

I fell in love with the Tibetan agate beads and wanted to incorporate them with some lava beads to absorb essential oils
Components: brown lava stones, Tibetan agate beads, bronze charm and hammered copper bead


Pavlof

Designer Rebecca Nunn created this nature inspired bracelet. This piece displays the peacefulness you find or are looking for in nature.


Liberty

This bracelet is the perfect of balance of funk and elegance. Wear this bracelet with a formal dress or jeans and a t-shirt. This bracelet was...


Tribute to the Honeybee

I thought I would get this little lampwork bee bead...by Grace...out of my concern for the plight of the honeybee.
Components: Bee bead, orange piggies, ceramic beads, some gemstones, green acrylic bead, sun charm, waxed linen and copper lobster.


You Are My Sunshine

I fell in love with Grace's polka dot on cream lampwork rondelle and wanted to build a piece around it.
Components: sky Eye Jasper, Lampwork rondelle, yellow African glass bead, Yellow enamel bead, Citrine nugget, copper lobster and waxed linen.


Many colours

A bead loom bracelet, it has taken a while to make!! It wraps around the wrist 3 times.
Components: Seed beads 8/0 & Czech glass beads


LadyBug

I haven't made anything in a looooonnnng time! But I taught a class a couple of weeks ago, and I had a little inspiration left over...
Components: Golum studio lentil bead(LB), polymer daisy and ladybug from Sweetbirch Studio, Czech glass, Lucite leaves, horn discs and ring, coral barrels and clasp from my LBS. African glass from my stash. All knotted on braiding string.


Lotsa Dangles

This one took some time to complete....All those dangles!! LOL
Components: 6mm Czech and yellow agate beads, square Czech beads and antique gold chain from LB. Clasp from local shop.


Loads O' Leather

I have had so much fun making these bracelets.....I love them all!
Components: Braided leather cord, arrow bar, silver S clasp from LB. 10mm and 20mm flat cord, sliders and magnetic clasps from Etsy.


A Peach of a Pair

I finally finished these two bracelets. I was waiting for the agates ! I came up with these designs to compliment each other, or wear alone. The...
Components: 6mm agates(from Etsy and LB), Artistic wire round and flat wire for handmade wrap connectors, jumprings, and hook clasp, copper connectors from Etsy shop and lobster claw clasp from my stash.


Feathered Cuffs

I found some new Sizzix products at the TG&M Show last week. I used their new 3-D embossing folder with my Big Kick to emboss this feather pattern...
Components: 10mm and 5mm flat leather, 20mm slides and cord ends, misc. clasps and charms.


Soft Sea Treasures wrap bracelet

I just love, love, love this beachy, boho, feminine bracelet. The beautiful aquamarine gemstones from Limabeads was my starting point. I wanted...
Components: aquamarine rondelle gems, turquoise, freshwater pearls, seed beads (silver and brown), pewter sand dollar button, brown leather, copper patina shell charm


Aqua Flow

I love the way that Aquamarine shines in the light, and fades to pale in the shadows.
Components: Aquamarine, recycled glass spears, stamped & patina'd copper washer, czech glass dangles.


Mermaid Collection

I have recently began to truly love and appreciate mermaids, and so have began a collection of bracelets and necklaces that are both whimsical and...
Components: Recycled African Glass, Mixed gemstones, Greek starfish charm and ball bead, Czech fire polished glass, crystal ball


Stars and Hearts

Love is in the air! Floating stars inside open hearts and two tone spacers say I love you to the moon and back!


Sweet Life Bangles

This gorgeous bangle was designed to look worn with texture and has rivet holes (6) for charm embellishment. Pick any of Tierracasts' new line of...


Daggers

Make quite a few dangle type bracelets to wear with tee shirts, really like the components hanging on different types of chain
Components: Czech daggers, orange and blue stripe glass rondels, tiny orange glass tubes, and seed beads on a wide mouth chain


Chatter

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Finally”:
    “Love the focal. Gorgeous bracelet. I really like the multi-strand components. Just lovely.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Finally”:
    “I loved the dandelion focal when you showed it previously, but seeing it in the finished…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “odalisque”:
    “Another beautiful design. :) …” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Spiral Dance”:
    “Beautiful. Thank you for sharing your process.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “whirlpool”:
    “Wow Robert. This is a gorgeous design and the workmanship is excellent. Into my…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “3 Kumihimo”:
    “These are all beautiful Moogie. I didn't realize you could do kumihimo with larger beads…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “I agree-wow! This is a wonderful necklace. I like how the patterned silk ties in with…” read »

  • Michelle
    Michelle on “Tangerine Dream”:
    “Thanks y'all !…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Beaded Hairpins”:
    “Just the thing to finish off a lovely outfit!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Easy Does It”:
    “Wonderful, simple everyday piece! Could be some lucky buyer's signature piece!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “whirlpool”:
    “Wow! Copper, pearls, tiny seeds - what's not to love? A fave!…” read »

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    Robert J on “whirlpool”:
    “20/0 seed beads are antiques, mine were made in the 1800's. Greasy is the…” read »

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    Robert J on “odalisque”:
    “I'd never before been even the slightest bit worried, and then recently I was on…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “whirlpool”:
    “Ok, I was wondering about the green opals. Thought I was going blind or something... Second, I've…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “odalisque”:
    “Robert, nice to see you again. I was thinking the same thing as Donna--who could come…” read »

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    Robert J on “whirlpool”:
    “how did green opal get into the materials? *sigh* The seed beads are so small I…” read »

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    Robert J on “Spiral Dance”:
    “lol. oh god no, not any more. I did at one point have…” read »

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    Robert J on “odalisque”:
    “woohoo. can add them back this way. …” read »

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    Robert J on “odalisque”:
    “oh crap it took the in process pics away for some reason. They may help simplify…” read »

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    Joy9sage on “Swirling Earrings”:
    “I am assuming these are double-sided? I do love them.…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Beaded Hairpins”:
    “I can see the young girls going after these for prom. The are so creative!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Easy Does It”:
    “This is perfect! I like the more simple designs. Your wire work with the…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Finally”:
    “Beautiful design with your dandelion focal! The colors are so perfect with it.…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “3 Kumihimo”:
    “Janet, I always love your Kumi necklaces. They are always your best work, because you have…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “Wow, I love the colors and your use of the ribbon. Just a beautiful, cherry, colorful…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “whirlpool”:
    “Ditto to comments above. I am truly a novice when it comes to wire work. You…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Spiral Dance”:
    “Thank you for the steps on making the beautiful pendants. You are quite an Artist and…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “whirlpool”:
    “Great wirework! Those seed beads must be as small as black pepper flakes.…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Easy Does It”:
    “For me personally, I am drawn to simple designs. I love the Czech bead and your…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “odalisque”:
    “Robert, I don't think anyone will copy your design. The design is quite intricate and complex.…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Finally”:
    “I love everything about this bracelet. Beautiful focal and beads. Love the dangles! You did a…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “I totally agree with everything that's already been said.…” read »

  • jdtt
    jdtt on “whirlpool”:
    “Your wirework is admirable and simply lovely to behold! What may be " painfully simple" to…” read »

  • Chicky Red-haired Grammy
    Chicky Red-haired Grammy on “Spring Birds”:
    “C.C. We are coming up to the first anniversary of our daughter's death by heroin; I…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Felted Beads!”:
    “I agree-these are so cool. Great variety of colors so I bet they sell in your…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “I love this! Everything is wonderful, but i especially like the patterned fabric with the…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Little House”:
    “Just great!…” read »

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    MH on “I think I like it?”:
    “Great job!!! I used to make jewelry specifically for plus sized women and these pieces…” read »

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    MH on “Labradorite Mist Dragon”:
    “I love this piece! I've put shell and seed beads with dragons in the past,…” read »

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    MH on “Spring Birds”:
    “CC- You're an inspiration to me. I think all this creativity has been building up…” read »