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Princess Charming

Something with a little sparkle and earthy bling!
Components: seed beads, turquoise, semi precious gemstone beads, gaea ceramic dagger and oval gem charms, strung on C-Lon cord.

Jewelry 1 2 3

So I wanted to do something different from the other pieces I have made with wire. And I really wanted to try multiple strands. Not happy with the...
Components: Quartz stones, ANTI tarnish silver parawire various gauges, Czech glass beads

Sea of Cobalt

cobalt beads strung with a hammered focal wrapped in square cobalt beads

A trinket of Turquoise

Strands of Turquoise nuggets and a hand-wrapped square pendant, a few turquoise czech ovals

Pearls & Keys

Long strand of peachy fresh water pearls with a czech seed bead wrapped old key

Fancy Lady

Simple photo focal hanging on a bead-wrapped chain and a few strands of silk cord

Wear a Prayer

Strung prayer beads between bead caps and coral barrels

No hassle Tassle

Strands of tie dye for a tassle combined with pears and coral - bracelet of Coral discs and spacers
Components: Fresh water pearls, strips if tie die fabric, spacers, coral discs and cones

Half Sun

Rounded hammered pendant wired with square czech beads on a chain

Coral Tears

Large coral drops strung with a large pewter pendant

Who Remembers?

The BIG Ball of December 2012. I was looking through some old jewelry pictures and look what I found. How funny it is. Do you remember what you made?

Filia Mercuri

I finally started patina and this is the result. There is meaning to the title-it means "daughter of Mercury" in Latin, because it is a Vintaj...
Components: Leather, patina, Vintaj natural brass

Love, Autumn

This is my piece for the November Art Bead Scene challenge. I fell in love with the gorgeous pendant that I got as part of my Simple Truths...
Components: Tesori Trovati polymer clay pendant, Czech glass, plated hematite, red wood lace stone, glass, Vintaj brass beads and findings.

Late Fall

I got some Mookaite and Red Jasper and discovered they were perfect for an old pendant I had of Picasso Jasper.
Components: Picasso Jasper, Mookaite, Red Jasper, waxed linen and copper hook..LB.

In The Garden

I wanted a pendant that complimented the beautiful Imperial Jasper I got from I made one with resin.
Components: Imperial Jasper, Agate, resin focal, Vintaj brass components..beadcaps, butterflies etc.

Added Attraction

I decided to add a PC bead above the pendant on this just needed something in that space! What do you think--with,or without?

Butterfly Wishes

Not my usual style but I wanted to make something for a friend that was down. She loves butterflies and pink so the Grace Lampwork pillow was...
Components: Fuchsia Impression Jasper, Ruby Crazy Lace Agate, Grace Lampwork pillow, Dogtooth Amethyst, all from LB. Unicorn beads, lampwork rondells from GlassbyLeese on Etsy, leather, gold filled chain and charms from stash.

Winter Wonderland

This necklace and bracelet are inspired by Ali"s "Christmas lights squint" necklace. THANK YOU ALI !!! Between 2 of them there are over 200 bead...
Components: Necklace: from Lima Beads Pyrite, Gaea bead, Green Girl Studio stag pendant, rough Rock Crystal, faceted Amazonite, rolo chain, waxed linen. From my stash Cracked matte quartz, glass beads, Bo Hulley house bead, Rich Kibbons wood slice. My own headpins and clasp. Bracelet: Lima Pyrite, Rose Quartz wheel, Gaea beads, chain, Amazonite, waxed linen. From my stash Crackle Quartz, Glass beads and Elukka's house bead.

Copper Blues

Loving so many of the dark rich semi-precious gemstones as well as Czech crystals that blend so well inspired me. Plus I'm loving copper these days...
Components: Dark sodalite, sodalite focal, light sapphire czechs (LB), Montana Blues, copper bird (LB), many small blue rondelles in various shades and many small round crystals (Swarovski & Czech), teardrops that are probably Czech and I have no idea if they were in my stash or not. So many of the beads in this 27" necklace were not labeled so while I know some were from LB and some were from my stash, I'm guessing for many of them.

Cascades of Ribbon

I saw these brass butterflies used as links and I had this idea...I also wanted to show off this dazzle ribbon.
Components: Imperial Jasper, Red Creek Jasper, Jade, Bold Fire Agate, Brass..butterflies, circle, bead caps, dragonfly, leaf charm and hook, dazzle ribbon.

Mixed blues

I made this a while back. I love all the blue & violet stones the Earth has to offer, even if they're helped along a bit with some dye.
Components: Iolite, Kyanite, Sodalite, crystals, gold-plated findings, beads & pendant.

From An Old Belt--New Designs

This belt was given to me by a very dear friend 30 years ago! Since I've "outgrown" it--I took it apart and made a pendant and bracelets.
Components: Leather straps, leather component with straps, Artistic wire from LB, assorted Czech beads from LB, cord ends from LB, handmade polymer clay cabochon (by moi), jumprings, various metal slides from LB, and lobsterclaw clasps.


This dragonfly has sat on my workbench for a really long time. It is one I altered by adding the recycled glass drop over the very spindly tail....
Components: Brass dragonfly, Czech glass leaves, recycled glass drop, brass chain and findings, faceted glass crystals

Silver versus copper

Got a surprise visit from Mimmi the other weekend: a girl I met at metals class, she sells a bit of my stuff in her shop in Norway. She wanted...
Components: 2 and 1 mm copper wire, 1, 5 and 1 mm sterling silver wire, Impression Jasper, Picture Jasper, leather cord, copper chain (all but the wire from Lima :-) ).

Kumi & Cross

I wanted to do something different with my Kumihimo piece so I made it a component of this necklace. I'm also intrigued by pip beads & other...
Components: Drop & pip czech beads, sterling silver & silver filled pieces & parts, aqua .5mm C-lon cord for the Kumi, antique sterling silver cross

Red Hot Lava

I've never used red in a design before so you can imagine how surprised I was at all the different beads I had accumulated in the same shade,...
Components: Leather, recycled glass beads, filagree circle connectors ( patinated with black onyx) from LB. Black & white wood beads, Keshi pearls, whited lined red lentils, White Howlite, glass bead caps, pendant from Slade Studio Supply on Etsy, painted bone button.

Another twist on red and turquoise

Still in love with the red and turquoise color combo...this time it's more burgundy. With large chunky wood beads and a loop closure. Cannot...
Components: Wood beads, ceramic, glass, waxed linen cord

Knotty Jade

I got a few bags of Jade Beads from a friend.These bags have sat in my bead room for about a year,I just couldn't come up with a design, other than...
Components: Waxed cotton, jade beads and antique brass metal beads with brass lobster clasp!

Hemp Necklaces

These are just a few of our handcrafted hemp necklace we make. You can also design our own our facebook page! Heath Hemp

Purple Wildflowers

These freeform Amethyst beads have been sitting in my drawer for many years waiting & waiting to be used. I had absolutely no idea what to do with...
Components: Amethyst freeform beads, Amethyst faceted rounds 10mm & 6mm (LB), Glass faceted 4mm, Seed beads (LB), AGF findings

It's beginning to feel like Fall

I'm designing some jewelry thinking specifically how great they would look with gray. I seem to have collected quite a lot of gray shoes and...
Components: Beads, silver daisy spacers and clasp, sari silk, and a handmade leaf button

Pomegranate Fringe

Wire wrapped tiny glass bead links into a hammered link copper chain. Added a fringe of beads on waxed linen cord to complete the look.
Components: 4mm red glass beads. copper wire, various bits and bobs, waxed linen cord.

IceGlass Necklace

The glass on this piece is actually a piece of shattered tempered glass. It comes from a 1" thick hypobaric chamber window that shattered. I use...
Components: Glass beads, shattered tempered glass

Free form

I found the copper leaf at a bead store and it HAD to come home with me. Sometimes things are so neat, they practically make themselves.
Components: Copper leaf, square agate, mixed beads

Leaf Cast

Kale leaf cast
Components: Modified concrete, paint

Dancing Pearls

I have accumulated so many supplies that I have given myself the challenge of not buying anything new this Fall to create my jewellery for the...
Components: Glass pearls from LB in Great lakes and Metallic Earth, silver plated tubes, small flower shaped bead caps and jump rings (from my stash)

Loving labradorite

I've been having these higher quality labradorite disk beads & wanted to make a very nice but simple piece. So I combined them with Swarovski...

Earth and Sky Multi Gemstone Crocheted Necklace

I love greens and blues and wanted to try a design using these colors in a crocheted piece.
Components: silver parawire, silver-filled chain, sterling silver headpins, amazonite, agate, jasper, jade, czech glass, white pearls, champagne pearls, silver lobster clasp and jump rings

Max's Byzantine Pendant Necklace

I love making chainmaille and I thought my little guy would like to wear some.
Components: jewelers brass jump rings, brass pendant

More goodies, that rock and pop!

I wanted the first pendant to have an organic -- or rather mineral! -- feel. I put it on a leather cord that can be about choker length, but slides...
Components: My ceramic beads, leather cord, copper for the bail of the dragonfly, and bronze for the slides. Sterling silver sheet and iron wire (and silver solder) for the second pair.