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It's been awhile!

It has been awhile!! I decided I needed new earrings.Oh and I have a blue finger to go with the blue pair. missed while hammering!!!!
Components: copper wire and crystals and glass

Mykonos Greek Olive Leaves

I am loving these Greek metal findings with the blue green verdigris patina. I paired these olive branch links with turquoise howlite and Swarovski...
Components: Greek metal olive branch links from LB, bronze niobium ear wires from LB, turquoise howlite rounds and Swarvoski crystals.

Sister in Law's Earrings

As some of you know, I'm making jewelry for some mothers in my family. I've made SIL 1, 2 more.
Components: Lava Stones with fire opal chips from Limabeads, sterling silver chain and ear hook. AB Swarovski's Air Opals with sterling silver chain and Earwire.

Earrings for me...

I got my ears pierced at the beginning of March... again! The first time around I was 10, but then I turned allergic to all earring metals I had,...
Components: Titanium wire 0.8 mm for the ear hooks. No. 1: hammered brass wire, coffee stained lambs bone (Easter dinner leftovers!), Czech glass beads. No. 2: Sterling silver wire 1 and 1.2 mm, jasper beads. No. 3: just the titanium wire riveted onto pieces of stained and waxed bone, silicon stoppers.

New Earring Monday Weeks 15 & 16

More fun with earrings! Check out the full post (and add your own link if you want to play along with me) on my blog:...
Components: Vintaj peapod decorivets and jump rings, TierraCast earwires, onyx or Czech glass.

fairy wings

the way the ribbon gathered on the sides reminded me of wings and the soft flow of the ribbon's movement
Components: re-purposed earrings from India hand-dyed silk ribbons, hand sewn with iridescent thread

fairy's breath

the blue colors for the throat chakra remind me of whispering softly, they feel so delicate and bold
Components: re-purposed earrings, hand-dyed silk ribbons, hand sewn iridescent thread and crystals

Blue Gears

Another pair of earrings for my SIL 1.
Components: 2 cogs, blue chalcedony, Iolite chips, Tanzanite chips, air blue opal Swarovski's, Montana Blue Swarovski's, Bermuda Blue Swarovski's and dark blue pearl, Rhubarb/Blueberry crystal from Limabeads. A pair of ear hooks, and 24 gauge wire.

Medical Angel Wings

A pair of earrings I made for my SIL 1. One of 4 pair of earrings I'm making for her, for Mother's Day.
Components: 2 Fuchsia Swarovski's, 2 Griege Swarovski's, 2 brown Swarovski's Crystal Pearls, 2 gold Angel Wings, 2 jump rings, 2 gears, 2 gold filled ear wire hooks, 2 brass gears, brass chain.

Wrapped-Up Pearls

I have wanted to do this design for a while, and I couldn't resist doing them.
Components: Gold wire (24 and 20 gauge), coin pearls

New Earring Monday Weeks 13 & 14

My latest installment of my New Earring Monday challenge features mostly beads that I bought at a recent bead show. Check out my blog post and add...
Components: 1st pair features lampwork by Tanya McGuire, charms and faceted hematite from Lima Beads. 2nd pair features lampwork by Jeff Barber.

In the Pink

I made these earrings at my mother's request as a gift to give to her nurse, Annette,as I made some for myself, with a different flower. Annette...
Components: silver flowers & pink jade drops (all Lima)


I wanted a simple, lightweight earring for a young girl and I think this one does it!
Components: All LB, lucite flowers, Czech glass, Toho beads

Summer Sun

I found these lovely golden sun flowers in my stash by mistake but as I already had the amber opaque chips out, I thought they would go nicely...
Components: Opaque amber chips and golden 'suns' with golden lever back earwires.

Ebony twist

Inspired by the little black dress. ;)
Components: Antique silver wire, chain, black beads & black rondelle crystals

Chained Pearls

I originally made a knotted pearl bracelet, but I ran out of string and added this chain and the turquoise jasper. I love the design and was...
Components: Fresh water pearls, turquoise jasper, silver chain

Hearts of blue

I love this Rainbow Fire Agate and had some lovely pale blue ones on a string so I put these with these beautiful sterling silver hearts, I really...
Components: Rainbow Fire Agate, sterling silver

Pagoda Earrings

Another pair of earrings with Petra's ceramics. I think I'm addicted! No sparkles in this design, but I love them anyway!
Components: Matte electroplated pyrite, lamp work glass beads, raku beads, copper discs, and cermic beads from Sorchedearthonetsy.

Hello Spring

A happy, bright, sparkle of spring. Just wanted something to remind me of better days! It's been a long cold winter!
Components: I used rose gold, which I love. Wrapped some pretty peach Czech beads. And kept these earrings light and simple.

Scorched Beach

Still having a great time with Petra's ceramics. Maybe I've found my voice? I love the soft color of Keith O'Connor's starfish beads with Petra's...
Components: Starfish beads by Keith O'Connor, spikes by ScoirchedEarthonEtsy, freshwater pearls, crystal rondelles and bicones, craft wire, and Vintaj ear wires.

So many water bottles, so little time.

Cut design out of side of empty water bottle. Cut same shape from any fabric. Glue right side of fabric to plastic let dry then trim up edges and...
Components: empty bottled water bottle. Any fabric. glue or modpog earring wires.

Simple Twists

Simply bent and hammered wire with 12mm beads

Rosebuds and company

Had been making earrings for a while to replenish the shop and justify another purchase from Scorched Earth . All drops are from our beloved Petra...
Components: 1) Rose leafs drops from Petra antique pink flowers from my stash. 2) Petra's drops, Garden of Beads small spacers, Lima Beads sari fiber, Electroplated hematite and Indonesian glass from stash. 3) Drops Round Rabbit, Lampwork spacers Pinocean. 4) Drops Petra, Apatite rough nuggets and Saki earwires Lima Beads. 5) Drops Petra, Lima Beads sari silk and brass bead caps that I patina using ammonia fumes, my own double ended head pins. 6) Petra + African glass + Meital 7)Petra+ Garden of Beads+ me

Stones & Copper Earrings

I created these to match the necklace of the same materials.

Hippie Girl At Heart

I am in love with the Greek Copper Patina Fans from Lima Beads!
Components: Greek Copper Patina Fans Irish Waxed Linen Seed Beads Vintaj Ear Wires

Naturally...Unnatural but Beautiful

I love calsilica and find it interesting that some places still like to sell it as a natural stone. While calcite is the main stone, these are...
Components: Manmade turquoise calcite links, sterling silver earring blanks, Swarovski crystals in indicolite, Colorado topaz and jet.


Something bold & makes a statement. Love working with wire. I just started bending & wrapping and it grew from there. :) I want to create more...
Components: 18 & 24 g. Artistic wire. Pearls, chain, crystals & beads.

Industrial Fangs

I just can't get enough of ScirchedEarthonEtsy's ceramics. Love them with mixed metals, gears, and crystals!
Components: Czech glass, bead caps, crystals, metal gears, craft wire, brass ear wires, ceramic spikes.

New Earring Monday Weeks 7 & 8

Continuing on with my earring challenge this week. You can see my whole post (and add your link if you want to play along!) here:...
Components: Fancy bezels by Nunn Design, Czech glass flowers, UV resin.

Hot Color Earrings

More etching & embossing work. The raspberry color is supposed to be hot this year, so the pick-style earrings are simply done. The butterflies...
Components: Czech flowers, Vintaj components & patina

Copper and Pink Wrapped Earrings

I deconstructed the Czech flower pieces from another pair quite a while ago and started anew. I like the wrapped accents on these- much happier...
Components: czech flower beads, copper beads, copper wire, chain

Orange Spice

Was digging in my boxes and found these great lampwork glass lentils that I totally forgot about. I love how the colors blend to remind me of...
Components: Lampwork lentils, Swarovski crystals, Swarovski pearls, TierraCast antique copper hex beads, spacers from LB, niobium ear wire blanks from LB

Last Pair

These are it for the weekend. Gotta get geared up for work.(Booo!)They seem a little wacky to me, and may be a redo, but we'll see. They look...
Components: Czech glass, Pandora style beads, crystal rondeles, bead caps, ceramic connector from ScorchedEarthonEtsy.

Another Pair of Earrings

I was making earrings last night. These are 2 of my favorites!
Components: #1: Bronzy spikes from ScorchedEarthonetsy, crystals, brass gears, bead caps, and ear wires. #2: Spikes by ScortchedEarthonEtsy, Czech glass, crystal rondeles.

Fairy Nugget Earrings

I love making my fairy wing pieces even though they are time consuming to draw and embellish. Once they shrink though, the gel pen sparkles and...

Tiger Iron Earrings

Someone found the bone beads in a long lost drawer at the local bead store. I LOVE them, and wanted to make something funky with them.
Components: Bone flowers? Crystals, Tiger Iron drops by Marc Lapidary, craft wire and brass ear wires.

Trailing Roses

I've written before about the fun monthly earring challenge over at Earrings Everyday blog. This month's inspiration was the work of an artist who...
Components: Annealed steel wire 24 gauge, glass pearls

More Patina!

Another patina pair and I don't think I can sell these! The Czech glass rectangles are so perfect with these embossed patina-ed squares! I will...
Components: Vintaj brass, Czech glass, Vintaj patina and embossing folder, brass findings

Gypsy soul

These are purple and Pink ombre statement earrings...
Components: Purple and Pink chalcedony...tiny pink topaz briolettes...and a single white topaz briolette...sterling silver chain and ear wire...

Can Spring Be Far Behind?

Even though there's below zero wind chill outside I am encouraging Spring to show her face! Playing with Vintaj embossing and patina, trying to get...
Components: Vintaj blanks, patina, embossing folder, Czech glass squares, brass findings, all from LB!