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Seaside Chic

A like the asymmetry of this necklace...a customer of mine loves asymmetrical designs and had me create something with this seaside pendant for her
Components: ceramic heart pendant, bone beads, Czech glass beads, brass beads brass chandelier links and bone beads

Tibetan Splender

Carnelian, Lapis and Metal. Love the colors in these Tibetan beads!

Tibetan Wonder

Had fun with the Tibetan beads! Coral, Turquoise, Lapis and Metal.

Santa Fe Cross

I was fascinated when I saw this cross and knew I wanted to create something with a southwestern feel. I love these colors together with this open...
Components: Sterling silver pendant, turquoise, red coral, freshwater pearls, Labradorite, Carnelian, Bali silver, Moonstone, brown wooden beads, sterling silver clasp

Mermaids Tears Seaglass necklace

Simple seaglass beauty...I like the softness of this piece and the versatility of it..great with a tank and shorts or you can dress it up too!
Components: Sterling silver chain, seaglass pendants, 24g Artistic wire

Boho Tassel

Tassels are so popular and fun to wear,,this was my first design using one!
Components: brown suede tassel, turquoise wooden beads, brown and cream wooden beads, pewter spacers, brass beads

Start living

I just wanted to show those girls that were interested in knotting that single thread works all right too , if you chose the right beads for it,...
Components: Amiet nylon thread about .5 mm (I think), Freshwater pearls, Czech glass, Vintaj findings are all from LB. Grubbi ceramic pendant and beads, Lampwork beads From Glass Bead Art, my own copper ring and headpins.

Working hard...

So I watched a youtube video on freeform prong setting a stone and naively thought I had the skills. I won't go into the whole sorry tale except to...
Components: Carve lapis lazuli stone, sterling silver wire, Tibetan beads

Cross of Many Colors

Colorful gemstones and sterling silver cross make this a versatile piece
Components: mixed gemstone rondelle beads, pewter spacers and sterling silver rope design pendant

Summer Shells

Beautiful, beachy shiva shell necklace and bracelet
Components: Shiva shells, freshwater pearls, pewter and brass beads, large shell and ammonite shell pendant

Pretty bow

Another piece I created from using recycled items. This leather bow came from one of my favorite boots.
Components: Recycled leather bow, gold tone ChAin.

Flower garden

I wire wrapped the beads to make a flower; the center is a pearl.

Red seashell

I made this necklace with a broken earring I had.
Components: 14K gold earring(broken), red shell, black wooden beads and pearls.

The Mighty Viking Returns

The last time I uploaded a design, it was viking knit, and here I go again! lol But at least I have graduated to sterling filled wire. The first...
Components: Sterling filled wire, sterling components Amethyst pillow bead, amethyst faceted rounds, glass accent bead.

Unicorn Shimmer

My design for the necklace was built around the unicorn coin pendant. I wanted the necklace to be light but powerful.
Components: Silver metal chain and findings, Labradorite, and Golden Pyrite

Lady in the Leaves

Love seeing the beauty of women through the years. Reminds me of spring. Love all of the vintage era jewelry designs.
Components: Brass frame with Perfect Pearls in Pink Gold patina. Silver stamping at the top. Color Graphic sealed with resin. Rhinestone chain to surround the graphic and a vintage green stone at the bottom. Pink crystal rosary chain.

Bathing Beauty Mermaid

Art Nuveau Bathing Beauty. I love the idea of jewelry depicting Women Through Time so that we see what is considered beauty through the eras. She...
Components: Bathing Beauty Brass Stamping highlighted with Inka Gold in Platinum. Vintage stamping used on top. Dangle is beads, bead caps.

Venus Dragonfly Trap

I loved the color variations of the Venus jasper. The pops of peach, gray and blue are beautiful. The double strands appear as though they capture...
Components: Venus jasper oval beads, sterling silver, peach glass bezel beads, gray agate, pyrite beads, freshwater pearls, silver sead beads

Gray Day

This necklace looks so much better in person! I tried several different things to try to capture the true colors-different lighting directions,...
Components: Double drilled & round cat eye gemstones, Labradorite, gray aventurine, Tierracast strand reducers (Empress), antique silver clasp by JBB, Swarovski crystals, and that gorgeous lampwork bundle by Unicorn Beads--Luster Steel graduated rondelle set.

Red Heart & Pearls

I used the heart from the ceramic pieces found here on the Lima site. I used mother of pearl and red coral beads along with some sterling silver...
Components: Red Coral, Mother of Pearl, Sterling Silver

Wrap around a stone

Wanted to show what I came up with for an amazing agate slice I bought here last summer! I tried to do a sort of classical piece for a colleague...
Components: Occo agate slice, sterling silver sheet, wire, chain and clasp (the last two also from Lima).

Lynda inspired and Tree of Life

I loved Lynda's necklace and said that I will use her technique in the design and here it is. The other necklace was just build around that tree of...
Components: Lynda inspired seed beads, Maku studio house pendant, A Beaded Gift lampwork are from Lima Beads. Artincendi Feather pendant, handmade copper links and ring. Tree of life most of the beads and pendant are from Lima Beads.

Winter Berries

As usual, inspired by the pendant.
Components: Blue and green turquoise, Coral, sterling.

Can't See for all the Trees

Playing with Frames and wire and made lots of trees. What fun! So many people have made these - so many different variations - I understand now,...
Components: Wire Bead Frame Hoops in Silver/Gold, Craft wire in Silver/Gold, Red Aventurine, Calcite and Tiger Eye chips, Peridot, Peridot and Garnet, Swarovski Crystals.

Tibetan bead necklace

The Tibetan beads landed on my work table next to the red and blue beads. All I had to do was string them together.
Components: Tibetan beads, garnet crystal, unidentified blue gemstones.


Custom order for a piece that would pair with jeans and a favorite tee.
Components: Extras incl peanut seed beads and pearl fringe drops.

Opalite & Crystal

Opalite nugget centerpiece on a crystal AB finish chain
Components: Opalite nugget, Czech crystals

Turquoise Magnestite

Double strand of wire wrapped links of turquoise magnesite nuggets, Czech glass,
Components: Turquoise magnesite nuggets, Czech glass, handmade copper chain, lobster claw clasp

Mad About Mookaite

There are so many variants of color in these lovely Mookaite stones, so I paired them with Czech crystals and let them speak for themselves.
Components: Mookaite rondelles, ovals, disks, and nuggets, Czech crystals

Roses are Red

Copper links of Rose quartz, Czech crystals, amethyst
Components: Rose Quartz, Czech crystals, amethyst

Rose Jade

Rose Jade and Swarovski crystals form a pendant, on a wire wrapped strand of "cracked glass" beads with a magnetic clasp.
Components: Rose jade, Swarovski crystals, cracked glass beads, magnetic clasp

Screamin Pink

This triple strand necklace is for a friend who LOVES pink. Made of three different metals, wire wrapped links of copper, brass, and titanium.
Components: Glass pearls, Czech crystals, shell beads, Rose Quartz, copper beads, and a pink striped agate pendant

Jasper & Crystal

Jasper & Crystal wire wrapped links, light enough to use a magnetic clasp. No trouble getting this one on!
Components: Jasper, Czech crystal, magnetic clasp

Mother of Pearl

Mother of Pearl wire wrapped links
Components: Mother of Pearl, brass beads, magnetic clasp

Onyx & Garnet

Sterling silver onyx pendant on a strand of garnet and onyx
Components: Pendant, Garnet, onyx, Swarovski crystals, bead caps, sterling silver spacers

Agate & Purple pearls

For the purple lovers! Teardrop purple agate pendant, purple pearls
Components: Purple agate pendant, purple glass pearls, random seed bead mix for spacers

Green Crystal Pendant

I made the frame for the pendant and sewed the beads into place.
Components: Moss Agate, Goldstone, Czech crystals, Swarovski crystals, green recycled "sea glass"

Green Aventurine

Green aventurine nuggets and fluted brass beads for spacers
Components: Aventurine, brass beads

Black Onyx

Black onyx cubes and rounds with crystals for the bling!
Components: Black onyx cubes and rounds, Swarovski crystals in a white/black/shades of gray mix, silver bead caps

Crystalline Winter

My take on icy weather is to stay warm and do it in crystals.
Components: Czech crystals