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Smells Like Spring

This poor log...here it is again. I thought it looked good with some of the enamel components from Articendi I got...flower and butterfly...along...
Components: polymer clay log, enamel flower, enamel butterfly, "Love" bead..from SuzieQ, copper chain, batik ribbon, leather and a vintage button.


Iridescent Butterfly

I've had this butterfly from Petra for awhile and never touched it because I wanted to do it justice. Then when I was going through my stash I...
Components: Petra's ceramic butterfly. Nearly white aquamarines, my stash. Crystals, pyrite, seed beads, vintaj brass, LB, Other spacers and random things, my stash.


Copper Wire "Cut-outs"

Haven't done much in the last 4 months. No new ideas not much desire to work. Oh, well.....

These pendants are all cut out of discarded pieces...
Components: copper wire, glass, crystal and stone beads


Spring growth

I have a lot of turquoise in my bead 'stash' ! I also have amber and these colours go well together I think. In this five row necklace I have also...
Components: Turquoise, Larimar rondelles & tubes, Amber, amber coloured tourmaline, peach & white Moonstone, pearl and silver charms, leather thong, silver chain


spring is coming

Bought these when they were first advertiserd here but just decided how to use them. They went fast. My daughter claimed them. Made the red ones...


medical or cosmetical

Had a lot of hematite beads so bought some cat eye and other round beads to incorporate with them, Learned the hard way not to use magnetic fasteners.


Color me green

Green marble drops wrapped in wire, shell beads mixed with green gemstones


Sticks and Stones

Square stone's and some bent wire and blue's


Terra Cotta Blues

I love these two colors together, mixed with wire, seed beads and buttons


Black Collar

Black Tourmaline and Coral with a little silver for "pop".


Black Collar

Black Tourmaline and Coral with a little silver for "pop".


Romanov Dreams

I was inspired by a necklace I saw on Pinterest, so I did my own version.
The weaves are Romanov and 2 in 2.
Components: aluminum jump rings, black freshwater pearls


Look to the Past #2

More of my vintage tassel necklaces this time with pastel colors. I love them and I love the idea of upcycling the thimbles that were already here...
Components: White and tan: 10mm beige glass pearls, 9mm vintage Japanese glass cream pearls, Bali fine silver beads, rhinestone rondelles and bead, vintage sterling silver thimble and assorted art yarns Blue and tan:10mm larimar jade, Czech glass, a Basha bead, rhinestone rondelles, vintage abalone paneled thimble and assorted art yarns.


Look to the Past #1

I love love love tassel necklaces but I wanted to do some a little differently. I saw these vintage thimbles and since I used to be a seamstress...
Components: Turquoise one: 10mm faceted agate, Czech glass, rhinestone rondelles, a Basha bead, vintage sterling thimble and variegated yarn Yellow one: 12mm faceted yellow jade, Czech glass, coral nuggets, a Basha bead, rhinestone rondelles, vintage thimble and variegated yarn


Blue Cut Crystal Necklace

Blue and Clear Cut Crystal with Pewter bead Necklace.
Components: 10 mm blue cut crystal beads, large 20 mm clear cut crystal, 14 mm solid pewter bead with clear 6 mm clear crystal spacer bead. Sterling silver clasp with sterling silver bead cap.


Deer Antler Pendants

Still loving Ali's Studio Artifacts necklace, I thought it was the perfect way to showcase my deer antler slices.
I really appreciate Ali's tip...
Components: Deer antler slices . The brown necklace was made from waxed nylon (LB) the black one from bamboo cord. Various seed beads and silver tube beads from my stash. Saki barrel beads, hook and jump rings from LB.


dreaming of quartz

This design came to me in a dream the other night. I was so excited and went straight to my studio to make it in the morning. I wasnt sure if the...
Components: Quartz points lapis chips gold stone chips antique brass chain vintaj antique brass wire 20 g lobster clasp


Stones & Copper

I love the look of stones & crystals. The teal color looked great with copper..I added a teal crystals plus some of my stash of smaller neutral...


Black Lace

I saw the pendant piece and knew I had to make a necklace with it. The result was something that could be worn dressed up or with the right top...


Seaside Boho

I found a wonderful inspirational pendant from RobinTheRaven and added some other elements to bring out the colors and textures.
Components: RobinTheRaven pendant, shells, sea urchins, Czech glass, picture Jasper, wood, waxed linen, copper clasp.


Sunshine of My Soul

This morning my puppies woke me up at 5:30 a.m. This is the result of my early morning wake-up call. :)
Components: Inspiring Teardrop by Summer Wind Art Rustic Glass Seed Beads Wooden Beads Golem Studios Round Keith O'Connor Beads Irish Waxed Linen


The Lily Pond Necklace

My palette for this beautiful necklace revolves around what I would describe as the peacock colors – vibrant violets, acid yellow, watery celery...
Components: 10mm Swarovski Aquamarine Satin beads, 10X13mm Czech maple leaf beads, ultra violet bellflower beads, 10mm metallic yellow faceted beads, 10mm lavender melon beads, gold plated embellished pewter findings, 8mm gunmetal and crystal rondelles, blue iris saturn beads, 8mm cathedral beads, 4mm Swarovski crystals, 11 0 Myuki seed beads, Czech faceted rondelles, 8mm trans blue druk beads


Mardi Gras

This was a fun and very colorful piece to throw together for Spring debut.


Lemon Tart

Jade and some silver/gunmetal spikes


Agador Spartacus

Red composite stones, large gunmetal pendant,gunmetal chain,hematite


Copper Mine

My fave colors - turquoise and lime greens - paired well with the copper chain. A comfy piece.


Druzy Queen

Found this great druzy pendant, was never sure what to do with it until I found the quartz spikes. Loved it, sold it, miss it!


Lightly Chained

Love this chain...it's easy making an attractive piece when the chain is this pretty


Bold Brown Boho

The brown and azure beads blend so well. Great chunky piece to show off


Beach Treasures

Stick coral,pearls, mother of pearl, crystals. One of my faves.


Singing The Blues For Sunshine

My inspiration came from my love of the mixture of orange and blue. The sun pendant highlighted orange and blue.
Components: The beads are Larimar Blue Crazy lace and a Jaspar. The rest of beads are Czech, glass, and crystal. I gathered these beads over time but I just bought the Big Blue Czech beads.


Fall in Florida

Red Creek Jasper w/ pyrite. Made extra long as requested.
20-45mm pendants
8mm
6mm rounds
Components: Coral discs with pink coral spacers. 6mm round. 3-4x10-12mm


Charming Lion Kingdom

Charms arranged, some painted and various crystals. I wanted a statement piece that was kind in theme. Once at a zoo the Lion fallowed me as if I...
Components: Vintaj patinas, various crystals, pearls and charms.


Not a Slow Day-Snow Day

Some of these came together quickly, some took a little more time, but it has been a productive 2 days! These are just the necklaces, I'll post...
Components: Coral, Turquoise nuggets, Sodalite, Czech beads, Vintaj components.


Monograms

The minute I saw the patina charms I knew I had to have them! I just wanted to do some simple designs. Sorry that some of the initial charms...
Components: TierraCast charms, leather cord, clasps and patina charms....all from LB. Other findings from HobbyLobby.


" Sweet " and "Marsala with Greens "

Both pieces are inspired by my fresh picks with the same titles.I love Golem beads and so happy that Lima has them now.
Components: " Sweet "Golem Studio bead, Czech glass, Argentina Fluorite, Amazonite, Vintaj dragon fly, clasp and pewter flower are all from LB. Jubilee raku leaf beads, crow beads from my stash. Copper headpins made by me. " Marsala with Greens " Golem Studio, Czech glass, chain clasp, waxed linen all LB. Enameled butterfly connector ArtIncendi .


Teenage Dream

These are the necklaces commissioned for two preteen girls by a friend. Full of bright and bold hopes and dreams.
Components: Hemp, seed beads, wood beads, glass beads, ceramic beads, metal bells, and ribbons


cheetah safari kumirhimo

Matte black 6.0 seed beads and high gloss gold lined seed beads. 17" in length with lobsterclaw clasp with pendant
Components: Seed beads, lobster claw clasp, jump rings, pendant 0.8 mm cord


Color Block March Birthday

I love blue, but I don't LOVE blue. My birthday is in March and the fake and brightly polished Blue Aquamarine is just not my taste, so I find it...
Components: Aquamarine nuggets, czech glass, hematite seed beads, waxed linen, silver curb chain, gunmetal clasp, Golem Studios Bead.


Mason Jar Wish Necklace~Mixed Metal

One of my favorite pieces to date! Love the different metals and the jar of stars is adorable!


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