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Polymer clay pendant

Large african turquoise with crystal beads carefully wrapped in silver polymer clay, creating a "diamond" on top of the turquoise.


Turtle For Good Luck

Turtles ;)Necklace 20" long. Could be converted into the bracelet :)
Components: Black lacquered metal chain, brass plated turtle and toggle. Cherry Quartz and Amazonite.


My first shot at a "Bib" necklace...

My sister was my inspiration for this piece.. After she told me about how much she wanted a "Bib" necklace
i thought I would give it a try.
Components: For the chain I used an old 5 strand necklace i had in a junk drawer. 8x8 black AB crystal cubes, marbled glass pearls, 6 mm black AB crystal cubes, 6mm crystal cubes, head pins, and jumprings.


My learning...

The work of designer from Bead Style magazine...
Components: Copper wire 20 gauge and 26 gauge. faceted rock Crystal. Well the piece (shown) should consist of 4 parts and so it was, but... it broke because I did a bo-bo and it is a very gentle piece so I try to fixed by another wrapping. I hammered too hard and in the wrong place and instead of hardening it became very breakable in the places of crossing of the wire... The lesson learned but what do you think of the work in general? It also should have acrylic and glass flowers where the wrapping goes :)


Pottery Club "Memorial"

Some of my works from the time I was a member in pottery club... Mostly I was making abstract bowls though...
Components: Pottery piece (signed on the back by me)4" long, Heavy chain, turtle charm and toggle are brass plated metal.


Raspberries

Yum, yum Raspberries...
Components: Shell Pearls, 8mm. Lapis Lazuri (central piece), 2 Czech cobalt and gold glass, Brass plated findings


Czech Glass Charmer

I am Inspired by Charm bracelets..Think this is a twist on the traditional Look..
I love how this hangs around your neck
Feedback is encouraged!!
Components: CZech Glass..Turquiose..Chain


Mermaid of the Sea With Earrings

Sea theme Necklace with simple earrings ..
Colors remind me of the ocean
Components: Czech glass stones..Ceramic Mermaid..All from Lima Beads..This was my first attempt to make a necklace with Czech Glass..Wouldd love opinions!?? and Feedback


Gold polymer clay cameo

Romantic and rustic necklace in victorian style.

The flower and rhinestone cameo is made of polymer clay and rhinestone :-)

More rough than...


Black Dream

This necklace was inspired because I was able to obtain some large freshwater pearls. The chain is my favorite Byzantine pattern, in bronze.
Components: 1/2" long dyed black freshwater pearls, bronze jump rings 22ga 3/32"


Polymer clay amazonite pendant

I have made this pendant with gold polymer clay that I have carefully placed arround the "diamonds" and then put on a large beautiful amazonite...


Gold necklace with polymer clay

This one has a charm pendant, that I have made of polymer clay.

I was very impressed when I found out about Asia making her own beads so I took...


Dusty pink necklace

With these necklaces I wanted to make som very werable necklaces, usable for everydan use with a T-shirt - and a cocktail dress.

I wanted it to...


Romantic dangle necklage

Romantic dangle necklace in dusty blue and green colors. It goes very well with blue jeans - and since I am a blue jeans kinda girl, I like it!...


Sunday Afternoon

Wire wrap of a stone my friend brought back from Nevis. The other ids a very long crochet necklace, with handmade copper wire clasp. I used Gun lue...
Components: 30 gauge wire for crochet necklace, with Fresh Water Pearls and Lapis Chips.The clasp has glass pearls. Ran out of FWP. 12 gauge wire for clasp. It's been a creative day!! :D


Goldfish Pond

When I saw this pendant, I fell in love with it as I love Oriental artwork. My vision was a coral and pearl design. But, much to my dismay, it...
Components: Green Girl pewter goldfish pendant (LB); Jasper hand-knapped nuggets, Jasper chips, Pyrite 6mm; Ant silver plate spacers, components, and flower lobster clasp; stainless steel jumprings, GM Accu-Guards.


Key To The Celtic

I came across this new brand by LB Amorcast and I am a love love silver . So it was only natural that I would gravitate towards this designer and...
Components: All pieces are for LB


Simply Topaz and Pearls

I just wanted a simple strand....to use up some of my stash! I love the combination of materials here. It can be worn with additional strands, or...
Components: 6mm glass pearls, 6mm Czech smoky topaz faceted glass beads, 6/0 antique bronze metal seedbeads, waxed Irish linen from LB, jumprings, crimp cord end and lobsterclaw clasp.


Meow...

Meow...
Components: Faceted Amethyst nugget, Silver plated kitty and silver plated chains . 20" LONG


Summer Stones

Summer necklace ...
Components: Huge faceted nuggets of Citrine and Amethyst.Gunmetal plated chain and brass chain, Brass plated toggle. 20" long.


Interview Necklace

Made this last night to wear to a job interview today. They say you should wear conservative jewelry, but that's just not my style! Didn't have...
Components: Hand patinad pendant, bird charm, citrine nuggets, Czech glass, Autumn Jasper, Pyrite nuggets, sari silk, Vintaj hook clasp, craft wire.


"Copper Line"

The white howlite trapezoid cut stones were my inspiration for this design. They are beautifully cut and have a lovely sheen. I decided to pair...
Components: 5 white howlite trapezoid cut stones, 11 Botswana agate faceted nuggets, 9 melon cut Czech glass beads, 18 copper saucers, copper daisies, 3 copper beads, toggle clasp


Elegant Vintage Rose

Pulling out more of my long held gemstones. These are AAA black honeycomb faceted agates. Mixed with Swarovski rose crystals and vintage rose...
Components: AAA black agate graduated rounds, Swarovski 5301 rose crystals, vintage rose lampwork, TierraCast classic gunmetal toggle from LB


Leather & Chain Beaded Chokers

Beautiful Beaded Leather & Chain Chokers. I've always loved chokers so one day I sat down and designed a necklace I would wear. These are only a...
Components: Leather, Silver Plated Pewter Chain, Clasp, Gorgeous Gemstones, Abalone, Tourmaline, Agate, Jasper are just a few.


Warrior Man

At a show I found this black jade warrior. Paired him with turquoise roosters and my current favorite czech dark garden barrels. Of course fresh...
Components: Given above, necklace is 17 inches and the warrior is 2 inches tall.


Pretty in Pink

Another knotted tassel necklace this time with a gorgeous salmon pink tassel. I used salmon pink jade rondelles, smoky quartz and rhinestone...
Components: jade rondelles, Smoky Quartz, rhinestone rondelles, salmon pink beaded silk tassel


Crazy for Chrysoprase

I got these gorgeous chrysoprase nuggets from LB and wanted to make a long knotted necklace with them. I had this vintage skeleton key and an...
Components: chrysoprase nuggets, faceted pyrite (from LB), vintage key, artisan bead


Purple Passion

Another of my new knotted necklaces with tassels. This time I used ametrine and purple jade to highlight the colors in the beaded top of the tassel.
Components: Ametrine, purple jade, beaded top purple silk tassel, rhinestone rondelles


"Summer's End"

I was looking through my stash of odd beads, picked out a few that I liked and came up with the idea for "Summer's End" I used a butterfly, along...
Components: 6 14mm multicolor agate rounds, 6 multicolor agate rondelles, 2 silver clew wire beads, 1 silver butterfly, shells, and flowers, various bead caps, 4 faceted moonstone rounds, 14 multicolor Czech rounds.


rust lime ricky

I love chrysoprase !
Components: Bronzite, chrysoprase.


Mardi Gras

I loved the colors indicted in these beads and I really like the Impression Jasper! I wanted to make this just as fun as the beads are, so I...
Components: Mardi Gras mixed Impression Jasper Ladder Pendant fro LB, 4mm square Swarovski crystals multi colors, gold-plated bead caps square, toho beads and gold plated chain with lobster claw clasp...length is 17-18" long!


Pearl envy

As you know, I had made this pendant previously, a stick pearl is the main part of it and then added the other smaller pearls with wire working. I...
Components: Freshwater pearls, silver clasp


Iron & Knotts

Have had some iron letters for a while and made some simple initial necklaces for myself and my friend


spotted lime

I love colored leather and these black and lime glass beads stand out well on this cord


Simple cord & pendant

Pretty pendant I got in upstate NY at a bead booth


Dragonfly

Vintaj dragonfly & key on a very long chain


Tahitian Sunset

Haven't felt like creating much lately, and when I do, my inspiration seems to be on hiatus. I went a purchased a design book, and found...
Components: Resin palm tree pendant, green garnet nugget drops, FW pearls, some sort of jasper, carnelian faceted rondelles, magatama seed beads, copper chain and clasp.


Midsummer Night

The days are getting shorter and the nights a little longer so I wanted to capture the woodlands before the summer is gone.
Components: Ceramic pendant by Spinning Star studio, wool beads, Czech glass, batik ribbon made by me, and copper and brass findings.


VIctorian Queen Bee

A little modern with the Vintaj metal paint and bold agate. A little victorian with crystal, pearls and dark chain. Wire wrap to secure the...
Components: Close material list on my fresh pick of the same name.


South African Golden Tiger Eye

I have held onto these South African tiger eye large carved ovals for 10 years. I have always loved them but now it's time to go. They have...
Components: 18x25mm South African golden tiger eye, 10mm tiger eye rounds, 8mm tiger eye rounds, 4x8mm tiger eye smooth rondelles, brass beads and a TierraCast antique brass tapered toggle from LB.


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