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I went through my bead box and all that were too few to make bracelets ended up earrings.
Components: beads, spacers and any other thing the right size.

Japanese garden

I made this piece along time ago...has and Asian flare to them.
Components: Gold filled earring components; black and olive glass beads, clear resin beads and teal wooden seed beads.


I bought mini Christmas ornaments and made earrings..
Components: Silver plated earring wire and mini Christmas ornaments.

Caribbean Blue Sea Earrings

The colors remind me of the clearest blue water I have ever seen in the Caribbean.
Components: Shield stamping with Caribbean blue crystals, silver pearls, bead caps, earring wires.

Half moon out

I made these earrings with a variety of stones, by the time I had finished wire wrapping all the briolettes to put them together it was dark ! The...
Components: Labradorite, amethyst & moonstone, silver ear pieces.

Freels the Love Jewelry

Freels the Love Jewelry

End of Semester Gift

I made these earrings for my Latin teacher, because I won't see her again for awhile. (Nothing dramatic- we only have languages half the year.)...
Components: Czech glass, jump rings

Vinegar and Amonia Patinas

I've found a new love- chemically-induced patina. Sealed in Renaissance wax, of course.
Components: Brass, Czech beads

Aquamarine & Garnet

Sterling silver lever backs with Aquamarine and garnet.
Components: Sterling silver lever back earring findings, aquamarine rondelles and diamond shaped garnets, tiny sterling silver spacer beads

Pale Pink and Baby Blue ??

What do you think of the new Pantone colors for 2016? Instead of one color, they chose two as the trend for this year...Rose Quartz and Serenity....
Components: Brass findings, faceted glass, rhinestones, fresh water pearls, Amazonite

Amethyst Hoops

These are going to look great when worn. The drops dangle so nicely.
Components: Ear Ring Findings, Amethyst drops

Over the Moon

Inspired by a friend's request for Moonstone earrings! Thought it looked nice with these beautiful freshwater white pearls!
Components: pearl & Moonstone

Etsy Earrings

I really want to start an etsy store in the summer. I know it is a tad early, but it's still fun to imagine listing them right now!
Components: Patina, pearls, recycled glass, Czech glass, glass pearls

Coiled horseshoes with Jasper

I haven't posted in a while. Back to doing wire work. Let me know what you think.
Components: Copper wire & jasper

Waterfall Earrings

This piece reminds me of falling water, done in Swarovski crystals in graduated Right Angle Weave pattern.
Components: Swarovski crystals in 4, 5, & 6 mm, 11/0 seed beads, earring finding

Tiny Treasures

Sterling silver lever back findings with tiny precious stones on very fine wire loops. I had to use a magnifying glass to find the holes.
Components: Pyrite, light and dark amethyst, aquamarines, crimp tubes, very fine Soft flex wire

The Sailor's Secrets

I got these anchors as a free gift and couldn't resist the urge to patinate them. I added the pearls for a elegant-beachy look.
Components: Pearls, anchors

Bunch of Earrings

These are some of the earrings I'm sending to my shop.Thought I would share. I have so much fun making earrings!
Components: Lapis, snakeskin Jasper, Agates, Autumn Jasper and various components.

Pretty Petals

Simple & light
Components: Pearl beads, Pewter bead caps over petal beadcaps

Captured pearls

I used some lovely pink tourmaline with these blush pink pearls. I had the bead caps and they fit very well on these quite large pearls, but with...
Components: pink blush pearls, Tourmaline, silver findings

Crystals and Gears

A pair of earrings I made for myself.
Components: Chains, copper jumprings, watch parts, Diopates, garnets, and moonstones, earring hooks.

Moon Gold

Bought these lovely ear wires & wanted to do them justice ~ I then remembered I had these lovely peach moonstone droplets in my stash !!
Components: Golden ear wires & peach moonstone

The Leather Collection

Hoping to inspire again with these... I bought a book about leather jewelry -- I figured that since I like leather so much, I might as well get...
Components: Vegetable tanned leather straps, glue, leather paint of different kinds, glass and hematite beads (LB) strung on linen cord (sandwiched between two pieces of leather), sterling silver and brass wire.

Festive earrings

I've not really had the time and energy to do any Christmas fairs or the like this year, but I decided that I might just manage a small extra stand...
Components: Copper sheet (and acrylic varnish), bronze, silver and brass wire, assorted glass beads (and some goldstone, hematite and pearls; many from LB).

pieces of time

I love steam punk. This is my first try very simple. But, I like that they are different but the same. The etching on some are by hand. If not all.
Components: Copper ear wires. Glass 4mm cobalt blue faceted beads and cheladon green opal crystals, brass jump rings. Cut pieces of antique pocket watches. Etched with company's logos, with leaves and beautiful designs.

Saki black earring

I really love them I wear them very often.
Components: Saki teardrop, black onyx, magic gray beads

Saki pink earring

I like saki product. It is very easy to make special and different earring and it's very simple.
Components: Saki flower teardrop, druk beads, czech glass beads

Keep looping,just keep looping.

Loving these Red Agate stones that look like Rubies or The pinkish Rhodolite Garnets to me. I did a simple 3 bead earring,but couldn't leave them...
Components: Dyed Red Agate 6mm, GP ball head pins, jump rings 5mm. G Plated ear wires from Lima, which are gorgeous!

Happy Holidays, Lima Beaders!

I'm hosting a little giveaway over at my blog.
These earrings in your...
Components: Sterling silver, recycled glass button beads

Copper Sampler

Just loving on the etched copper components I made this weekend.
Components: copper sheet metal, sterling silver, Czech glass, fresh water pearls

Dropped in Coral

Beads or Coral capped and wrapped on a hammered piece of wire

Another crop of Earrings

Random wrapped earrings

Some fun designs

Gosh, it has been a while Lima peeps. I hope everyone is doing great and staying warm. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
Components: Opals, Czech beads, lemon meringue wire, handmade ear wires

Unusual Pairing

The is a custom order for a friend's birthday. Forgot how much fun it is to etch copper and the lovely results. Hadn't thought I'd like pairing...
Components: Sterling silver, copper sheet metal, recycled glass

Pearl Swirls

My birthday is in November, so pearl is one of my birthstones. Citrine is to, but I just used crystal rondelles. They took more time than you would...
Components: Pearls, rondelles, scrap metal

More seed beads and linen!

Here is my take on seed beads and linen! In the last pic you see the inspiration (the latest issue of Marie Claire, UK edition) -- there were...
Components: Black ones: waxed linen from LB, tiny seed beads really old stash, silver wire and sheet for the cap and hook. Couldn't decide how complicated a cap I wanted to bother with, so I winged it and it turned out fairly "clean". Blue-green: Toho beads and large hole Czech bead from LB, unwaxed linen local yarn shop (used beeswax on the ends!).

New Earring Monday Weeks 43 & 44

I keep forgetting to share my creations here, but this is the latest installment in my New Earring Monday challenge. I can't believe I've kept it...
Components: Vintaj Arte Metal rectangle altered blanks & rivets, Vintaj copper leaves, silver toned filigree pieces, and niobium ear wires from TierraCast

Copper Knobblies

I was attracted to these unusual earring beads...I think I kinda like what I did with them...they look festive.
Components: copper knobblies, dazzle ribbon, wire and copper earwires

Mystic Jade

I was thinking ahead as to what would go well with my "Mystic Jade" drops...I took a chance and ordered some Raku green nuggets from LB and I...
Components: Jade drops..I think bronze clay..., Xaz raku green nuggets, two little crystals on top, Sterling earwires.