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Bronzed Rose

So, I delved into another bead loom project that I had in my mind. I am enjoying working with the Czech two hole bar beads. A tad larger than the...
Components: Czech Mates 2 holes bar beads in the colors of: Luster-Opaque Rose Gold / Bronze and the Dark Bronze. Toho round seed beads size 8/0 in the color of Bronze. I used my Jewel Loom by Beadalon. WildFire beading thread in black was used. I finished it by using my 20 mm gold ribbon crimps along with a simple gold rope toggle and clasp.


So excited I can't wait!

I got an idea to try & mimic the colors in rainbow fluorite with seed beads doing a kumihimo braid. After stringing 4 strands I thought I'd...
Components: 6/0 seed beads in various colors, C-lon Tex 400 in Petal, rainbow fluorite chips, C-lon size A thread in teal


Purple Squared is Hip

Ever since I spied this design with the Czech Mates two hole tile beads; I've been dying to make it for myself. The drawback is that I see the...
Components: One tube or strand each of the Czech Mates two holed tiles in two colors of your choice. I chose Tanzanite / Celsian and the Luster / Opaque Amethyst. Now, the other Czech bead that pulls this bracelet into shape is the Quadra four hole tile bead. I used in silver. I strung my bracelet using the Beadalon WildFire thread in black. At both ends I used 4 of my Toho size 8/0 silver lined clear beads giving my design a little extra zazz connected with silver wire guardians, crimps, crimp covers. The best clasp on this design is the two hole silver tube clasp.


Denim Zola

I had these really nice blue dyed quartz nuggets / chips in the denim color. Oh, do I love my denim !!! I thought that I would make myself a...
Components: One 20 mm ornate Zola metal bead in silver as my focal. Blue denim colored dyed quartz nuggets / chips. I stung this bracelet using my beading wire and I doubled it for security of both the gemstone chips and the Zola coin bead. I was a bit surprised as the Zola does have a touch of weight to it. given that it's all metal. I finished my ends by using 5 mm round silver plated metal beads connected with my two hole toggle and clasp. Silver components used such as wire, wire guardians, crimp covers. The toggle and clasp is a basic rope design.


Fibonacci memory bracelet

Fibonacci inspired use of small beads on memory wire. I quite like the way it turned out.
Components: Bracelet memory wire, small reclaimed beads (new from dollar store bracelets).


Spring Neutrals

I wanted to make something that would go with everything, and be light and easy to wear--this fits the bill! It's also versatile,, as it can be a...
Components: Assorted acrylic, metal and bone beads, copper jumprings, copper S-hook clasp and waxed linen cord from LB.


Sammy

This is made for a small/petite or child's wrist.


"Tapestry" loomed bracelet

Still enjoying my loom, I decided to try different sized and shaped beads in the bracelet. I like the way the addition of gem stone beads has added...
Components: Picture jasper 4mm beads, 4 mm Czech beads from LB, 8/0 seed beads, fire line bead thread, bead tube ends and toggle from my stash.


Yummy Choco Wrap

Not only do I love bronze metal, but this bronze zebra jasper looks absolutely edible! No Moogie, get that out of your mouth...
I didn't have a...
Components: Bronze zebra jasper 8mm rounds, garnet rounds in various sizes (a Lima gift), 2mm Cyclamen leather cord, burgundy Nymo thread size D


Wild Berries

I got this idea in the middle of English class and couldn't wait to try it at home. It is ladder stitch, but with metal tube beads instead of...
Components: Glass, leather, metal tube beads


Rich and Regal Earth

I made this beauty with another Jesse James mix, and it reminds me of all the beautiful things earth has in it, more than just trees, but the...
Components: Probably just glass, ceramic, possibly acrylic


Deep Sea

I had these beautiful ancient trade beads, and somehow the colors and pattern remind me of the deep sea, don't really know why. Maybe the different...
Components: 3 ancient glass beads, nautilus button (Green Girl), 2 small rock&roll cubes, natural leather cord, blue waxed linen.


Ripped from the Earth

And here's the weird one... A bit of a botched up attempt at foldforming (a forging technique) that I tried to salvage by soldering on a randomly...
Components: Sheet and wire (2 mm I think) copper, sterling silver wire for decorative rivets (had to fill the holes I'd made, planning a different design...), silver solder, Norite patina, Swellegant sealant from LB.


Freels the Love

This is one of the most expensive bracelets i have ever made. I hope that yall can see that lol An artist can do alot with "good beads" lol i have...


Earth Bracelet

This is an easy double wrap bracelet made by knotting leather through large hole beads.

Yeah, I know, this is uncharacteristically uncomplicated...
Components: Leather, Picture Jasper, pewter beads, pewter button, all LB.


Buckle

In those two bracelets I used Round Rabbit buckles for a simple riveted bracelet that can be layered with other bracelets. Nancy retired from bead...
Components: Porcelain buckle Round Rabbit, lampwork rondelles Garden of Beads, tabular flower beads my stash. Vintaj jump rings, leather and rivets are from Lima Beads.


Rusty Petal Bracelet

Same as the matching necklace; the Daisy pendant inspired colors of the southwest.


EARTH'S TREASURE

Gemstones are the ultimate treasure of this earth for jewelry artists.
Sorry about the hand that needs hand lotion! LOL
Components: Amazonite, Rose Quartz, Picture Jasper, and Pink Opal. All from Lima Beads - my go to site for gemstones.


BIRD WATCHING

For Earth Day, I had to acknowledge our bird watching. We have bird nests to watch the birds feed their hatchlings every year.
How are my...
Components: baby blue cork, Sea Breeze Ribbon Mix, Vintaj bird's nest, leaves [riveted]. and the flying bird.


Indian Aventurine Bracelet

So, while I had my meager bronze stash out, I made this bracelet. It's the first time I've made decent bead links. But those Indian aventurine are...
Components: Saki bronze toggle clasp, Indian aventurine, bronze headpins & jump rings, Czech crystal rondelles


Freels the Love

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Sunlit Pond Ladder Bracelet

Based on my pick with the same name. Also designed little earrings to match.
Components: Czech tile beads in mossy greens and AB two sided jet that really look turquoise and blue, lettuce green 2 mm leather cord, other good stuff!


A Daisy For Me

I think I’m seeing a common theme in the recent postings—daisies and birds! I was working on the photos and write-up for this bracelet last night,...
Components: Golem Ceramic Bead, Candy Jade, Glass, Waxed Linen, antiqued findings


Oil Slick Blues

I'm into the blues and purple. Purple is one of my favorite colors. I wear it as my complexion is near the winter colors. I loves these Czech...
Components: Wow..where do I begin ? Well, I again used the Jewel Loom by Beadalon. This loom is getting the lions share of usage !!! I used the WildFire beading thread in black. The bracelet consists of the Czech Mates 2 hole tile beads and half tile beads. Toho seed beads make up the rest of my design. Toho seed beads in size 8/0. The colors are: Frosted Matte Dark Purple and the Silver-Lined Black Diamond. I finished it by using the 25 mm silver plated ribbon crimps. Very plain and works beautifully against the beads. A simple silver toggle and clasp.


Arizona Southwest by Design

I'm still bead looming as I am finishing with my Czech Mates two hole beads. I am challenging myself with looming a one inch wide cuff bracelet....
Components: Two rolls of the Czech Picasso Opaque Yellow two hole tile beads. The image doesn't really tell the true colors of this particular bead. More of the dark mustard color yellow with different patterns of browns and hint of the dark muddy turquoise blue smidgen in there. I used the Toho seed beads in size 8/0. The semi-translucent dark brown beads are Miyuki also in 8/0. The Toho colors are: Marbled Opaque Turquoise / Blue - Gold- Lustered African Sunset / Silver-Lined Black Diamond. In the middle of each section are 3 mm round matte silver Czech druk beads. I like to mix it up a bit whenever possible. This was done on the Jewel Loom by Beadalon using the WildFire bead thread in black. My local bead store carries these wonderful silver plated 25 mm ribbon crimps. Perfect as keeping it simple. I finished it with a simple silver toggle and clasp.


Minty Fresh

Inspired by my love of greens. I am a beginner jewelry maker, this was my first time using beading wire and crimp tubes.
Components: 8mm peridot recycled glass, 6mm seed beads in various hues, 8mm mint seed beads and other bits and pieces from my stash.


Simple Garden

I love bracelets with a cluster of beads, jump rings, charms, etc. So I made a bracelet with a tiny, simple cluster that has garden colors and a...
Components: Czech glass, patinated jump rings, flower charm


Sari Yarn Bracelet

I got this sari yarn and absolutely had to make this bracelet with it. It's perfect for traveling, you can work on it anywhere.
Components: Sari Yarn, Greek pewter button


Ancient River Goddess

Michaels had some super cheap glass seed beads in their clearance section. So since I had 79 cents to spare, I got these. I crocheted it into a...
Components: Seed beads, waxed nylon


Elements Bracelet

I was playing around with extra beads, and BAM! Two minutes later I have a unique bracelet. I especially love the metal beads I patinated in the...
Components: Extra beads from my disorganized stash


Freels the Love

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Freels the Love

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Freels the Love

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Freels the Love

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Freels the Love

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Freels the Love

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Jungle Rainbow

I got this cord free as free can be from the Easter egg hunt. I have an abundance of amethyst, so I used that, and got the feather from some past...
Components: Cord, Amethyst, glass


Full of Beads Bracelet

Seed beading is not, I repeat not, my forte, so when I saw this chain I was very excited. All I needed to do was add a hook & bright blue tassel. I...


Silk Meets Metal

Lima Beads has lots of pretty silk ribbon, including what they call Fairy Silk Ribbons. Great for quick and easy wrap bracelets. Slide on your...
Components: Bracelet bars. I used a rubber mallet to curve these, as they were flat. Silk ribbon, 36-42 inches. Various beads and charms.


River Force

I recently learned a new chainmaille weave called vipera berus. I wanted to see how it would look with the addition of beads. So, I played around...
Components: Jump rings, seed beads, Czech glass Summer Cottage 10mm squares from LB and 13x4mm Blue Quartz from LB.


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