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Dangly spiders

Fun Halloween earrings!
Components: Recycled glass and spider charms.

Buttoned up

I love using these turquoise howlite beads like this to make them look like buttons for a fun look
Components: Turquoise howlite beads, colorful jade beads, Sterling silver twisted rings and Sterling silver earwires


A couple of times a year, I go through my jewelry stock and assess what has not sold. At the very least each piece gets a once over for loose...
Components: Copper with turquoise and carnelian

Some Earrings

These are some of the earrings that I'll be selling in the home show. I'm not quite sure who will be coming...maybe some older women. I know what I...
Components: enameled components...butterfly, stencils and bars, polymer clay leaves, vintage lampwork beads.

Go West!

I've had these copper belt buckles for a LONG time. What could I do with them??? How about punch a hole in the tops, and add some gorgeous Czech...
Components: Copper belt buckles from my stash, artistic 24g wire, Czech picasso rectangular beads from Etsy and black earwires from stash.

Feathered Friends

I needed a quick birthday gift and these elements just begged to go together! Quick, easy and cute! A side benefit to a somewhat cluttered work...
Components: Zola elements nest, bird charm, antique brass findings, trade beads.

Something's Fishy 2

These enamel pieces are divided into a fish head and tail. I decided to use Roman glass as the link because it's iridescence looks like a fish...
Components: artisan enamel fish heads and tails, iridescent Roman glass, oxidized brass wire.

Chained Enamel Wings

These enamel wings had three holes on the bottom and I don't like a lot of things hanging off the bottom of earrings so I decided to just use one...
Components: artisan enamel wings, artisan Basha beads, oxidized sterling chain, Bali sterling bead caps.

Copper Butterfly Wings

Here's another pair of this wonderful artist's enamel pieces! This time it's the most gorgeous butterfly wings. I paired them with more glass...
Components: artisan enamel butterfly wings, artisan Basha beads, artisan lampwork discs, Swarovski crystal cubes, Bali sterling sopacers

Something's Fishy

So over the summer I went crazy for this Etsy artist's enamel pieces! This pair features her Dory fish. I love how they came out!
Components: artisan crafted enamel Dory fish, artisan crafted glass Basha beads, mosaic MOP beads, burnished copper spacers

Caramel Cream

Simple earrings for fall
Components: Lamp work glass beads, pewter floral beads and sterling silver earwires

Sponge Coral

Sorry for all the separate posts today...still working with a beach theme and love the color of these sponge coral coins. Paired very well with...
Components: Sponge coral, Mother of Pearl, silver beads...sterling silver wire and ear wires.

Easy Sparkling Earrings

These small bezel links are perfect for making elegant sparkling earrings with very little effort! All you need is an earring post pair, a couple...

Storm Clouds

I fell in love with these teardrop picasso beads from Limabeads and knew they could make fabulous earrings--I love the blending of colors in these...
Components: Czech glass teardrop beads, matte rhodium bubble links, tiny seed beads and sterling silver earwires

Treasure Chest Earrings

The rich colors combined with the antique gold and pearls reminded me of a lost treasure. The wire-wrapped crystal rondelle charms are the perfect...

Freels the Love

i love having the confidence to take close up shots of my products. I think that resonates with my customers. ( so saying I dont make mistakes...

Southwestern summer

A little bit of summer combined with a little southwestern flair!
Components: Silver plated links, Czech glass Picasso teardrop beads, non tarnish artistic wire, sterling silver earwires

Earring Practice

Since I don't have pierced ears & my hair generally covers my ears, I don't wear earrings & don't think to make them. But I want to make loads for...
Components: Copper gears, 26 g wire, Swarovski rivoli stones. Sterling silver earwires with copper ball English cut & rondelle Czech beads, bugle & 11/0 seed beads, silver plated Tierracast beads, sterling earwires

Red, White & Blue!

For the last month I have been making lots of red, white and blue pieces! These are some of the earrings! Everything I had ready went to my local...
Components: All LB, recycled glass, Greek stars, brass and gunmetal findings

Faux-tastic Druzy Earrings

Tierracast created this fun earring design. Personalize your bezel hearts with anything you love.

Indie Chandelier Earrings

As soon as we unpacked this piece from the box, I new they wanted wanted me to make them into earrings :) The pointed drops give a nice contrasting...

Chandelier Drop Earrings

LillyPilly Designs created these colorful drop earrings using the new LillyPilly leather components. These earrings are light and easy to wear.

Dewdrop Earrings

These retro inspired earrings were created by LillyPilly Designs. These earrings are light, easy wear everyday earrings.

Swinging on a rainbow

Fun, bright, summery earrings requested by one of my regular customers
Components: Sterling silver teardrop links, jade, turquoise, carnelian and pineapple jasper beads

Happiness... this pair of patinaed drop earrings!! I love the shabby chic-ness of the filigree, the glow of the recycled glass and the blue Czech glass...
Components: Filigree caps, recycled glass, Czech glass, silver plated findings, all LB!

Modern Art Earrings

I don't know why, but these earrings remind me of the simple, modern, abstract art. I have put them on my Etsy store, StarOwlStudio, which is...
Components: Amethyst


First of all, thank you again for all the kind words regarding my son. Jacob had his surgery done and is healing well, still very sore, but in good...
Components: Ceramic components are from Petra, enamel flower bead caps Gardanne Beads, lampwork beads Beads of Passion, Garden of Beads, Meital Amy Hall, Outwest, Serena Thomas, A Beaded Gift and Unicorne Beads. Tektite, Aquamarine, Turquoise, Czech glass, seed beads, jump rings, Saki beads and earwires, waxed linen, Mykonos, Carnelian, sari silk, silk ribbon are all from Lima Beads. Peach Aventurine and recycled glass from my stash.

Molten Lava

I've been wanting to try this for such a long time. Using a solder iron (not a torch), I melted silver lead free solder onto clean, fluxed copper...
Components: Copper metal, silver solder, red rubber stamp

Heart noveau in violet 2

love that heart shape
Components: Amethyst, bugle beads, crystals

Freels the Love

8-9 mm freshwater pearl and lightweight bronze charm

Freels the Love

just a simple chandelier piece. Czech glass and random charms I had.

Freels the Love

These were super fun to make they just took a bit of time to design because I like to play around with the beads and put them in a particular...

Freels the Love

these are czech glass pearls


Named after my mother who's favorite color is purple.


I love the colors of the glass chips!


simple and understated.


Very simple and elegant. I love that these can be worn with a pretty dress out on a date or with a pair of jeans running around town.


Fun green and brass earrings.
Components: Green Czech glass beads, antique brass findings

Freels the Love

tip of the day lol: When buying from a bead seller that gives freebies. really make good use out of them because that's money. don't waste it. lol...

Freels the Love

very simple and super boho and trendy dream catcher earrings. made with metal parts & cream czech glass beads