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Fire Opal Ivy

A pair of earrings I made for myself. Love opals and ivy. :)
Components: Silver chain & Ear hooks, Brass Eye Pins, Pewter Ivy charms painted in Patina Moss Green, and Fire Opal Chips. (Lima Beads)


New Earring Monday weeks 1&2

It's the first installment of my personal earring challenge, New Earring Monday! If you are interested you can play along with the link up on my...
Components: Czech glass (Lima Beads), sterling silver headpins, eye pins, and beads. Nunn Design arched ear wires.


frosted

These earrings are composed of wite wrapped briolettes..white topaz..blue topaz...aquamarine...rock crystal...sterling silver chain


6 different earrings :-)

Hi Limabeaders :-)

I have during the last week made several new asymmetrical earrings.

I have started to use a new type of product which is...


Charmed I 'm Sure

It's been a success with resin finally..although I still manage to get it everywhere. Thinking ahead for Valentine's Day I found these little brass...
Components: heart bezels, paper, modge podge, resin and glass beads


Gift Set in Silver and Nature

...as in found stones :-) . I feel a little embarrassed posting my understatement pieces again, after that fabulous "Angry Friday", but here's the...
Components: Sterling silver wire, 1.5 and 0.8 mm for the earrings, 2 mm for the ring. Small pebbles from the garden for the earrings, and for the necklace a larger garden decoration pebble (I'm running out of beach pebbles for this winter!), some 0.4 mm sterling silver sheet soldered into a tube, and leather lace. All silver duly filed, sanded, polished and tumbled!


"Angry Friday" Earrings

These days my creative mojo eludes me. I spend time in the bead room every day, but haven't been able to put anything together in ages. I finally...
Components: Brass filigrees and ear wires, Swarovski crystals, bronzy tips from Scorchedearthonetsy.


Getting back to the studio earrings

Studio time is sacred and hard to come by. I finally found some time today to get back to something creative!
Components: Czech horse eye beads, antiqued copper wire, sead beads


My first post earrings

I made this holiday-ish earrings in December. I've been doing an earring a week challenge to keep me motivated and creating and I'm inviting...
Components: Nunn Design post earring bezels w/ loops paired with crystals or gemstones.


Earrings for the New Year!

I love dangly earrings and these are fabulously long. And these jewel toned cobalt blue beads are just gorgeous when the light hits. Love them!
Components: Glass beads and crystals with brass findings


Fiery Brillance Earrings

Pictures don't do these sparkly beauties justice! Red/black crystals nestle between black "O" seed beads.
Components: sterling silver, crystal, O seed beads


Kite Shaped Earrings

Cascading teardrops make for a shimmery pair of elegant earrings
Components: Czech glass, sterling silver


Beaded hoops

Saw a similar design at a craft fair and decided to try it. They never come out the same. A fast, fun project.
Components: 18 ga brass wire frames, Toho beads(LB), brass saucer beads, African recycled glass beads. Chunky pink glass beads are from the Bead and Button Show.


Crystal Earrings

Shimmery crystals showcase simple elegance in these sterling silver horse eye earrings
Components: crystals, sterling silver


Ivory Feather Earrings

I think that these earrings will go with almost every outfit in my closet :) The ivory color in the feather and waxed nylon combined with gold...


7 different earrings

Hi girls,

I hope you like my asymmetrical earrings.

If you have a favorite, I would love to hear wich one?

Smile
Rikke


Not fake gems. They're genuine Acrylic.

Let's face it. Some of us are fools for color. I couldn't resist the image of these jewel tone acrylic beads,so I bought a bunch. I think they're...
Components: Acrylic beads in brass, GP over surgical steel ear wires, GP jump rings, crystal bicones, GP/brass ball head pins, and Czech 2 tone beads from Lima. **GP over Brass head pins are a BEAR to wrap with. They're very springy, but they look nice and the price is great.**


Heart lampword earrings

Heart lampword beads and czech heart beads combined into these delicate cute feminine earrings :-)

What do you think?

I have added a lot of...


Flower lampword asymmetrical

Sweet asymmetrical earrings with beautiful lampwork beads in delicate colors :-)


Black jeans earrings

Dear Limabeaders,

I havent been here for a while. I have been waiting and waiting and waiting for supplies to arrive for me to make my new...


Blue jeans earrings

Dear Limabeaders,

I havent been here for a while. I have been waiting and waiting and waiting for supplies to arrive for me to make my new...


Teal tortie asymmetrical earrings

Dear Limabeaders,

I havent been here for a while. I have been waiting and waiting and waiting for supplies to arrive for me to make my new...


Asymmetrical lampwork earrings

Dear Limabeaders,

I havent been here for a while. I have been waiting and waiting and waiting for supplies to arrive for me to make my new...


Reflections and Connections. Inspired by A. Rozmin

I've had these connectors and charms for a while,and was inspired by A.R's designs. Thank you for the inspiration!
I really like the way the...
Components: Pewter charms and connectors, Fresh Water Pearls, Mystic Green Quartz, small blue Kyanite brios, SS ear wires, and SP jump rings. Also, SP round connectors, and Rock Crystal.


More Paper Cones From Lima

I have been wanting to try using some paper cones...but they were usually too big. These are perfect and I love the fact their multicolored!
Components: paper cones, leather strips, copper chain, rainbow agate..one in blue and the other orange.


Frozen Drops Earrings

These earrings are so easy it's crazy. You can create any combination you want using the Unicorne Glass teardrops and a pair of 1-3 links. I have...


Tear Drop Earrings

Simple elegance inspired these Czech glass tear drops attached to sterling silver horse eye shaped earrings
Components: sterling silver, Czech glass, silver jump rings.


Too much?

I'm always concerned if I've gone too far with a design. I'm not sure if these earrings need the czech beads. Thoughts?
Components: Ceramic focals from Petra, czech fire polished beads, brass 18 and 28 gauge wire, antiqued brass chain, and lever back ear wires. (LB)


LimaBeads recycles!

How cool! Using recycled products to create beautiful new jewelry.
Components: Paper beads... I LOVE these! Tagua nuts. African recycled glass. Recycled sea-beach glass.


Me-Mine

These are the polymer clay components that I have been making. I'm still learning and experimenting, but I have found several techniques that make...
Components: Lots of stuff from my stash.


Jana's Happy Fish

Another favorite artisan. Jana has the little subtle pieces that speak volumes in jewelry. I really like the organic, crackled pieces.


Awesomeness from Petra

I can not even describe the joy I have in creating with Petra's fab components. They speak to me! They tell me what to do and how to use them. Such...
Components: LOTS and LOTS of pieces from Petra. Unicorne, Czech glass and recycled glass from LB.


My Ode to Asia

Hi everyone! I have been absent only in text... I've been "lurking" around and keeping track of all your lovely pieces. I've just been SO busy with...
Components: LOTS of polymer clay components from Asia. THANK YOU for your talent! Megatama beads, Czech glass and lots of recycled glass from LB. Lots of stuff from my stash.


Cinnabar Earrings

I saw a similar pair on ebay-for $800. That wasn't going to happen! I decided to make my own.
Components: Carved cinnabar beads, agate drops and rondelles, Swarovski rondelles and sterling silver earwires.


Nebula

This month's We're All Ears challenge is here on Nov. 21st. These earring are my response to the inspiration which is soooo cool. I promise. You'll...
Components: Sterling silver, Opalite briolettes


Holy Stars!

I probably made about 3 or 4 different pairs of earrings with these stars! I came upon this design and I think I like it.
Components: green enamel stars, African Chrysophrase, metal seeds, black crystal cubes and copper earwires


Earrings No.2

These are my favorite!
Components: Polymer clay headpins, Czech donuts, Greek ceramic spacers and glass beads.


Earrings No. 1

I got my package today...from Asia. I just hope I did these fabulous headpins justice.
Components: polymer clay headpins, berry-magenta bone beads, blue Agate and a cobalt blue bead on top.


Lynda-inspired!

As you can see, the second pair is right off STOLEN from Lynda of Fresh Baked! To my defence, I made them after just reading at her blog about...
Components: 0.8 mm sterling silver for hooks, 2 mm (about 12 gauge) copper wire, patina, Czech glass beads.


Sari Silk Earrings

I love the colours and texture of the sari silk from LB but I don't always find it sturdy enough to use in a necklace or bracelet. For these...
Components: Sari silk, 18g silver plated wire, 24g wire, seed beads, earring hooks.


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