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Ear Rings and Other Things

The two pairs of ear rings were made to go with the necklaces they are shown with. The brass necklace is very similar to one I made sometime ago...
Components: copper wire, Czech glass, my favorite LB chain, brass discs, bone beads, brass wire neck ring.


gilded polyclay earrings

Yep... Super happy now that I have *found* my style in polymer clay. These earrings just "fell" together. Multiple layers of gilders paste and...
Components: My polyclay pieces, brass findings, Artistic wire in gunmetal/bronze [this is THE BEST color!!!]. Love the colors on these blue pieces... a few turquoise stones and they are done! The triangle pieces are simple, but I like the ability to add more color in some areas to show gradation. The little tiny squares would be great for earring dangles or a bracelet or within the chain of a necklace. Tiny but fun!


Visage de Soleil and Citrine

I got these cute little sun charms at LB's last clearance. Very happy I got them in several metal types. Mixed with some faceted pale yellow...
Components: faceted citrine nuggets, visage de soleil sun charms, gold-filled ear wires, gold plated bead cones


Copper Earrings

20 gauge wire and crystals and carnelin. 20 gauge silver wire and glass beads.


Bali Dreams

Cleaning out the stash again and found these pretty larimar blue crazy lace agate rounds. Mixed with Swarvoski's burgundy-blue zircon blend...
Components: larimar blue crazy lace agate ovals, Swarovski burgundy-blue zircon blend, pewter Bali shield, sterling silver earring blanks


Goodies from Julie

Julie Shane was so kind to share some of her polymer clay pieces she made. I just love that they look like ceramic and have such pretty designs and...
Components: Handmade polymer clay pieces from Julie Shane, African Jade, Feldspath, web jasper Czech glass, Toho seed beads, 20 & 22 gauge wire (copper, Vintaj, SP).


Onyx and Hematite Wire Earrings

This is my third woven wire piece created from "Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry" by Kaska Firor. While I love the intricate look of the fine wire and...
Components: Black Onyx 8mm Round, Artistic Wire Silver-Plated Hematite 20 and 28 gauges


We're All Ears

I'm posting my earrings today too and hope you will consider: going to see the wonderful earrings participants creating using this sweet painting...
Components: Brass head pins, waxed linen cord, wood beads, and seed beads


DanglingTrumpet Flowers

This is one of the pairs of earrings I made for this months earring challenge over at Earrings Everyday. Feel free to hop over and see the other...
Components: Lucite, leaves, trumpet flower and daisy, Fluted lily bead cap. Swarovski crystal. Recycled earring posts.


Wanna Keep the Noise Down?

A little gift for a close friend who isn't feeling well. She likes bright color,and she loves jewelry that goes "ching a ling" and "rattle rattle."...
Components: GP connectors, ear wires, and jump rings, GF 22G eye pins, and spacers. Gold tone coins from a hobby store, Labradorite faceted rounds 8mm, Carnelian faceted rounds 8mm, Carnelian faceted ovals 12ish mm?


Natural Disaster

While doing this fairly simple design...I broke my flat-nose pliers! So sad! These have been in my hands for over 10 years. (sniff)

Brass that I...


Black charm and others

Leftover pearls tube glass beads.
I wanted something with department store jeweler look but with my craft and flavor .


Dew Drop Earrings

Practicing etching skills with ferric chloride. Stamped some flowers on copper discs with StazOn ink. Etched, pickled, oxidized, polished,...
Components: copper sheet metal, sterling silver wire, opalite


Playing with Interesting Pearls & Copper

Last night I got out my box of unusually shaped pearls, and my copper wire, and played. Just one problem... I can't decide which pair to wear first!
Components: 1. Keshi pearls, teal glass teardrops, 22ga copper wire. 2. 'Ammo' stick pearls (they looked like bullets on a bandolier when they were on the strand), 22 & 20ga copper wire.


Bellflower Earrings for my shop

Just a bunch of earrings for my etsy store. Had plans for these sooner but my son was sick and then I had a full house all weekend. I really love...
Components: Toho seed beads, one-g, czech fire polished rounds, all from LB. Earwires and headpins


Cut Up

I decided to cut up a Vintaj Natural brass filigree, and this is what I did with the "broken" filigree pieces.
Components: Swarovski crystals, vintaj filigree, Czech glass rounds, hand-made ear wires


Lagoon Breeze

Feeling the blues and greens today. I used these great blue-green apatite gems with 22k Duroplate filigree hearts.
Components: Duroplate 22k gold filigree leaves from Via Murano, apatite gemstones, 14 1/20 GF ear wires.


Mojo Challenge Week 3

Need to get your beading mojo back? Check out the 12 week challenge Heather Powers is running over on her Humblebeads blog. This is my end...
Components: Copper wire, lampwork glass from Beadygirl beads, Copper plated headpins from Nunn Design, copper spacers, and niobium earwires from TierraCast.


Maxfield Parrish Skies

These earrings are inspired by the sunset skies in Maxfield Parrish paintings. The center stone is cobalt blue, which is sometimes also referred...


Wisam's Choice

An exotic girlfriend from Iraq was having a birthday, and I made these to go with a wild pair of green and blue zebra striped strap shoes she got...
Components: These earrings are made with great silver designer beads I found on sale and a pair of green yellow jade oval beads combined with smaller round blue lapis. I repeated the silver color between the two colored beads to give more unity to the design. Because the large bead is hollow, it is lightweight.


The Difficulty of Small Spaces

Working on my skill with asymmetrical designs in the latest Boot Camp over at Love My Art Jewelry blog site. I'm so much better with necklaces!...
Components: Handmade copper component, seed beads and turquoise feather charm


Damsel Flies in Love

These are my entries in the new "We're All Ears" earring challenge that the Earrings Everyday blog is hosting each month. I had some great green...
Components: Czech glass Emerald Seas Groovy Rondelles and Oz turbines from Lima; Vintaj filagree leaf charm, filagree teardrop charm, earwires, and eyepins; misc glass teardrops & daggers from a mix from Glass Garden Beads, textured jump ring.


odds and ends

I've been home sick most of this week with sinus trouble. In between naps and meds, I had time to play with beads! These are odds and ends......
Components: Raku beads (Yea! I have more of these!). Czech bellflowers and picasso-triangles and faceted rondelles.


Scorched Earth

I've been home sick most of this week with sinus trouble. In between naps and meds, I had time to create with beads I recently received from Petra...
Components: Lots of goodies from my stash. Now I can "justify" buying everything I see because you never know when you'll need it!


Happy Fish Things

I've been home sick most of this week with sinus trouble. In between naps and meds, I had time to create with beads I recently received from Jana...
Components: Czech glass cream saucers. Czech lustre verde bellflowers (LB). Crazy lace agate (LB). Czech beachglass saucer (LB). Czech rondelles cherrychip (LB). Parawire.


Dragonfly Dusters

Earrings Everyday challenge. Yep I played in this one as did Lynda, of Fresh Baked Designs. BTW I Love her earrings! Didn't find out about it until...
Components: Misc. Czech glass beads, Vintaj items (most purchased at Lima), crystal rondelles, & round carnelian beads.


Earrings Everyday!

If you love earrings, then please head over to the Earrings Everyday blog and check out this month's challenge. The inspiration was a photo of a...
Components: copper wire, handcrafted ear wires, seed beads


Copper Play Date

Three different copper treatments. One embossed and LOS patina. One textured with a texturing hammer, then LOS. The last one, embossed, then hit...
Components: copper sheet metal, brass embossing plates, sterling and copper wire, turquoise, New Jade, Czech glass


Golden Lilac

JustImagine-Val inspired me to create another Moroccan-styled pair of earrings this time with some fringes of seed beads. I think it gives this...
Components: Czech glass beads, misc gold heishi, rainbow frosted tanzanite seed bead 11, 18g wire


Emerald Isle Boho Earrings

I'm a little Irish and I love boho, so here's my interpretation of Emerald Isle Boho Earrings. This was my first try at using rivets and...
Components: 26g copper and brass sheet metal, vintaj India Archway and Moroccan Tile embossing plates, toho seed beads:frosted emerald green and frosted lt topaz size 11, frosted emerald-lined size 6, mix silk sari, brass jump rings, vintaj nail rivets


Bellflower Earrings

Bellflower Earrings for my sister. She loves blue bellflowers so this is perfect for her. My headpin and eyepin loops could use some practice.
Components: Toho seed beads, one g thread, sterling silver ear hooks, all from LB, headpins, eyepins


Lima Amazonite and Friends.

So happy with my new Amazonite faceted brios from Lima. (What a great buy)!! They're nicely faceted,although it doesn't show up well in my pics,for...
Components: Bottom to top. Amazonite Faceted Flat Teardrop 12mm from Lima, Kyanite squares, tiny faceted (dyed) Blue Quartz, Shell Pearls 8mm in Platinum from Lima, faceted Blue Flourite, SP wire, jump rings and ear wires.


Lichen Earrings

Now that the AJE Earring Challenge is over, I've been trying to keep it up on my own. This is a pair I made for this week's reveal. I love the...
Components: Marsha Neal ceramic tablet beads, Red Creek Jasper, Czech glass, Vintaj brass findings.


Moroccan Blue

I tried something new with the ceramic beads I've had forever.
Components: 18 g copper wire, ceramic beads, copper beads


Iced earrings

dangle earrings
Components: Miyuki seed beads, Swarovski rivoli and bicones


Fabulous Quartz Colors

Having a love affair with my new beads here. They're the most stunning shade of Emerald Green Quartz I've ever seen. I just LOVE what they can do...
Components: Emerald Green Mystic Quartz 10x8MM, SS half hard wire in28G, SSP Kidney wires from Lima (Item 16249).


Paisley

I curved the brass paisley blanks with a dapping block then wire-wrapped the Czech beads with colored wire. 2 in teal, 2 in purple, 1 in bright brass.
Components: Parawire and artistic wire from LB. Paisleys from my stash.


copper roll

I've been on a copper roll today. These earrings were made out of copper I purchased at the local scrapyard.
Components: Scrap piece old copper and copper wire, copper earwires; I used a pair of round nose pliers to bend it. I ended with a good pounding with a rawhide hammer on the larger pair, then clear coated both pairs for protection.


Fiber and Petra

More of Petra's goodies!
The teal baubles have been framed with twisted lagoon WoolyWire.
The light purple drops are dangled from fiber donuts.
Components: WoolyWire from SpinCulture (LB). 20 gauge silver Artistic wire (LB). Yarn-covered donuts from BeadGala Etsy. 20 gauge Parawire (LB).


Productive Day with Petra #2

I have seen so many artisans make amazing earrings with Petra's pieces. I seem to stick to the Keep-It-Simple because I'm not brave enough to...
Components: Petra at ScorchedEarthonEtsy. Czech glass. My own earwires.


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