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Southwestern symphony

This was a custom piece I made for a family member. I hand picked the elements, and mixed the glass beads.
Components: Leather, button, glass beads, genuine unikite stones, metal beads


Denim beauty

I love the southwestern feel of this piece. I could make 1000 of these and each one would be a little different.
Components: Genuine natural lapis, genuine hematite, leather, buffalo button


Carnelian Sunrise

I love how the carnelian comes to life. The stones almost look like they are on fire.
Components: Genuine natural carnelian, sliding clasp, metal beads, beadalon beading wire


Elephant parade

The beads in the inner ring of the cuff belonged to my friend's aunt that passed away. They were no longer part of an original piece. My friend...
Components: Glass beads, brown gold beads (look like stone but I believe they are manmade), elephant, leather


Kumihimo Kaleidoscope

This was an adventure with kumihimo braiding. I made this for a friend, and this was the first time I had made a kumihimo piece of this style.
Components: Glass beads, genuine natural amethyst


Golden Soutache Bracelet

This piece was inspired by the gorgeous colors of fall.
Components: Faceted crystal rondells, toho seed beads, czech glass beads, glass droplets, soutache, snap closure, leather


Mosiac Medley

I'm still working on designs that combine chainmaille and beads. Instead of chainmaille and a few beads, which I usually do, I used lots of beads...
Components: Jump rings, seed beads, and a mystery focal. Does anyone have an idea what that could be? Also 6mm antique lace Czech glass, 6mm golden pietersite faceted rounds, 7mm antique soocho jade flat squares, 6mm flower jade, 6mm moss agate facated rounds, 4mm brown tiger eye and 6mm rhyolite rounds. All from LB. Whew!


Beachy birthday bracelet

I wanted to use this cute little sand dollar to make a petite and sparkly bracelet for my mom's birthday.
Components: Czech glass beads, seed beads, toggle clasp, glass sand dollar


It Lights Up Your LIfe

I got the enameled 'lightbulb' clasp..from Artincendi..because I thought it was so cute and it would show off my Mookaite wheels.It looks like I'm...
Components: Mookaite wheels, Leopardskin Jasper, Artisan Clay bead, Polymer clay Bicone, Czech Glass Square, enameled clasp, terracotta farfalle.


Sunshine on Your Wrist

The last piece so far with the solar quartz druzy cabs. This was a smaller one so I wanted to make a bracelet with it. I extended the prong set...
Components: yellow solar quartz druzy cab, 12mm faceted yellow jade, oxidized sterling silver prong bezel link, oxidized fine silver toggle.


Cape Cod

The colors reminded me of the ocean. I just wanted to create a simple bracelet that was casual and earthy.
Components: Czech glass, lamp work beads, copper findings, shell.


Peach Cobbler

I have a sudden interest in Pinterest, and was thinking, what would be a good thing to post? I cut up an old shirt, made t-shirt yarn, dyed it, and...
Components: Old shirt, silver bead


Simple Beauty

I made this a while ago during a kumihimo phase. I had this large hole bead on hand and really wanted to use it.
Components: Tierra cast bead, my kumihimo bracelet


Beach Beauty

I went on a cruise to the Bahamas and found this little piece of washed-up coral. I knew I had to make this bracelet with it.
Components: Coral, chain and hook and eye clasp


Pray First then Ride

I love Rodeos and Motorcycles and Purple. This gorgeous bracelet fit all these loves.
It closes with a toggle clasp which I also love. Never need...
Components: Ceramic cuff bead, Howlite Turquoise, silver plate spacers, toggle clasp


Swallow and Dragonfly

Wanted a very simple bracelet to again showcase the gorgeous bead, so this one is just with a simple Vintaj chain few lampwork spacers and a...
Components: " Swallow" focal from Jasmin French, enamel flower ArtIncendi, lampwork spacers Garden of Beads, my own headpins. From LB Czech glass flowers, Vintaj chain and clasp and waxed linen. " Dragonfly" focal from Bo Hulley, ArtIncendi enamel beads, lampwork bead Glass Bead Art, my own copper headpins. From Lima Humble beads discs, Unicorne Beads teardrop, Czech flower beads, Vintaj findings and wire


Fuchsia Fan

Another bracelet featuring my handmade bead caps and barbed wire spacer with fuchsia agate and an Anne Choi bead.
Components: Fuchsia crazy lace agate, sterling silver sheet, sterling silver wire, Bali spacers


Summer Boho Triple Wrap

More of my knotting this time a triple wrap bracelet featuring a multitude of gorgeous soft summer color gemstones and an Anne Choi bead. The last...
Components: Multi beryl, Blue Quartz, Pink Opal, prehnite, Bali silver, artistic spacers and my handmade fine silver free form oxidized link.


Unbreak my heart

I had several pieces of broken jewelry, that I put back together, some like the originals and others revamped. I think they turned out cute.
Components: Dragons blood, Carnelian, Czech glass, seed beads tiny jump rings, Coral (both rounds and tubes, assorted glass beads from my stash, and a tiny vintaj lizard charm.


Bunches of bangles

Summery stretch bracelets perfect for stacking.
Components: African recycled glass, Tiger Eye, Amazonite, matte fire crackle agate, assorted glass beads, and one cute little ceramic bird bead that I don't even remember where it came from. All on elastic cord.


Diane's choice

Three Bracelets I made for my friend to choose from. And I'm on a roll lately so there will be more!
Components: Assorted metal charms and findings (mostly Vintaj), Buttons, glass beads, Amethyst, Tiger Eye, and some glittery plastic beads I found in the dollar bin! Most of the rest are from my favorite place to get gemstones, Lima beads.


Captured Sparkles

Another bracelet in my quest to combine chainmaille and beads. This was made using the Turkish chainmaille weave. There are crystals "captured"...
Components: Jump rings and 4mm bicone Swarovski crystals.


Freels the Love

I got most of the beads from limabeads but all from pandahall.com and mayahoney @ etsy


Cinnamon

I've been trying to combine my new love of chainmaille with my love of beads. This bracelet is made using a chainmaille weave called roundmaille.
Components: Jump rings, 4mm faceted rondelle hessonite beads.


Amethyst and Leather

I love the way chips and leather are BFFs. I have been wanting to create a popular item that would sell well at a charity event.
Components: Amethyst, leather


Americana

11 wraps of memory wire and seed beads to make this tribute to our American flag. It sold within 2 hours of posting..happy me!
Components: Beadalon memory wire, 11/0 lava red Czech seed beads, 11/0 patriotic blue TOHO seed beads, 11/0 opaque white opal Czech seed beads


Birthday swallow

Jasmin French swallow beads were my early birthday gift, I have been lusting for her beads for a while. I'm so happy to say that this bracelet made...
Components: Cork strap, Tierra cast strap ends, rivets, Vintaj chain and clasp, Czech flower beads, waxed linen are all from Lima Beads.


Celtic knot copper bracelet

Celtic knots and one primary bead
https://www.etsy.com/shop/JCLwire?ref=hdr_shop_menu
Components: 16 gauge copper wire


Wild and Crazy Guy.

I was inspired by a guy I saw jogging . He was wearing an orange shirt and red shorts. Crazy color combo,but it made me think of my new beads. I...
Components: Stretch cord 1MM, Smokey Quartz 12mm, African Glass 10mm, glass donuts, Center Glass bead from Lima 14mm, and Tierra Cast Rhodium (plated) Nugget Heishi 5mm from Lima.


"Dragonfly Pond" and "In the Garden"

I had the beads from Magdalena Ruiz and Flower Jasper for a while, knew what I wanted to do just had no time, a quick trip back home provided me...
Components: "Dragonfly Pond" Lampwork from Flower Jasper, Czech glass, Vintaj chain and findings, waxed linen, Para square wire are from Lima. "In the Garden" Lampwork Magdalena Ruiz, Czech glass, Green Girl Studio drop, Vintaj chain and clasp, leather lace, Para square wire, eyelet all Lima. My own double sided headpins.


Deco Rules

I love Deco, and geometric patterns.
Components: Miyuki delicas, fireline, silver plated slide clasp


Lovely Little Lentils

I have wanted to post this design forever, and I thought that now would be perfect. I love the color and the overall look.
Components: Czech glass lentils, jump rings


JCL

This is a twist on the Egyptian coil bracelet.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/JCLwire
Components: 14 gauge copper wire wood inlay focal


Midnight Dragonscale bracelet

Heh...so I started this back when Kumihimo first really started reaching sites I frequent. I'm easily intimidated by new techniques, but had seen...
Components: magatama seed beads Superlon beading cord tarnish-resistant brass wire antiqued brass bead caps antiqued brass clasp kumihimo beading disc


Fox in the Forest Bracelet

I whipped up this fun bracelet pairing together a fox button from Green Girl Studios with some of my new woven disk beads. Czech glass leaves,...
Components: pewter fox button, 5 polymer clay disk beads, 5 Czech maple leaves, 7 wood triangle beads, 18 4mm dyed hematite, 36" Irish waxed linen


Japanese Scarab

A friend of mine gave me this wooden scarab she got in Japan. It laid around for awhile..until I thought of coloring it. I only had a few different...
Components: wooden scarab, Gilder's Paste, copper Mica, paper beads from Africa, some Czech Glass and carved bone ? beads, brass bells and copper lobster claw.


For the fun of it.

More the ethnic textile cord. Decided on a double wrap this time embellished with jump rings and seed beads in colors picked up in the cord....
Components: 6mm burgundy ethnic textile cord, bright silver TierraCast Taj end caps from LB, 8mm jump rings, 8/0 seed beads in bright primary colors.


Cosmic Gaia

I love the flower pendant by Suziqbeads and wanted to create an earthy necklace to reflect the muted color of the clay.
Components: Suziqbead pendant, Czech glass, Agate beads, Shell, brass chain, batik ribbon, waxed linen thread.


Matching Bracelet

Of course I had to make a matching bracelet for the necklace!
Components: Handmade PC focal and dangle bead, cotton yarn, copper S-hook closure from LB and copper jumpring.


BOHO Beachy

Got my ethnic cord and just love the colors. With all the designs I wasn't sure what to do with it. Finally was inspired to make this a BOHO...
Components: 6mm blue ethnic cord, Czech glass seashells, TierraCast Taj end caps, TierraCast bamboo toggle


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