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Pearl II

Made these wire wrapped pendants yesterday ~ just felt in the mood to wire wrap!! I have started with a coin pearl and then added the others from...
Components: Coin pearls, freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystals and wire.


Warm & Lovely

As soon as these Red Creek Jasper pieces arrived, I had to make something, they are just beautiful stones. I love red jasper and these are...
Components: Red Creek Jasper teardrops, Red Jasper faceted rounds, nickel separator stars, seed beads and fire agate 10 mm faceted beads


Dreaming

This piece started with the RR connector as a focal for a bracelet. After I added the Vintaj jump rings, and found that lonely blue bead in my...
Components: New Jade matte round, Vintaj jump rings, bead cap, natural brass parawire, natural brass dream affirmation ring, natural brass love knot toggle bar and Czech fire polished rondelles all from Lima Beads. Round Rabbit connector. Brass chain and a lonely blue bead from my stash.


Donut Obsession

A short while ago, I went through a "donut" phase. I was all about any stone in the shape of an off-centered donut. This is one of the products...
Components: The off-centered donut is Red Creek Jasper from LB, flanked on either side with black coral sticks and Czech glass tiles. It ties up with a hand-painted, silk drawstring cord through a carved wooden button.


Asphalt Flowers

The idea to make a kind of lariat style "clasp", with one pendant sliding through the other, just popped into my head some weeks ago. Took a while...
Components: Bronze wire, 1.5 mm, soldered, filed and polished. Czech glass beads (very large seed beads): at first I meant to make something more diverse, with stone chips, but these beads clamoured to be used alone, they are really shiny! The only item from LB in this are the copper crimp beads... but they are important!


Lightness of Being

When the dragonfly shows up in your life, it may remind you to bring a bit more lightness and joy into your life. Their lives begin in the water...
Components: Blue porcelain dragonfly pendant, JBB pewter swivel pendant bail, blue magnesite stones, Czech opal druk, TierraCast antique silver tapered toggle from LB.


Flower Power

I loved this Patricia Healey pendant, so I made a simple Byzantine chain to enhance it.
Components: Patricia Healey copper pendant, copper maille rings, copper clasp


Rough, light gold necklace

Wire wrapped necklace.

Made of a number of different materials:

- Titanuim agate - gold colored
- Freshwater Pearls, white and grey
-...


Sublime Iridescence (or School's Out For Summer)

If you saw my Fresh Pick you know I was going to experiment with these... :)

And yes, that weird pair of connectors where the 3 strands join...
Components: MOP squares, Matte Titanium Druzy, Superduos, Czech Glass, Irish Waxed Linen, Rollo Chain, Artistic Wire all from LB!!! :)


GI Jane,, by request

I was contacted by a client named Jane. She works in a gym and her nickname there is GI Jane. She described herself as a beast in the Gym but...
Components: Rollo chain, LB, Pewter artistic wire, LB, Vintaj Arte Metal Blank, LB, Type face letter stamps, LB, and a whole passel of Swarovski crystals in camouflage colors, my stash.


Crystal wire weaved necklace

This piece turned out as a necklace....but my original intension was to make a bracelet. However, the centerpiece turned out to be too big for at...


purple passion

Purple and more purple! and pink and blue and green too!
Components: Dyed Agate Slice, Amethyst, Tanzanite, Tourmaline, Apatite, Peridot, Argentium Silver, Sterling Silver


wedding pearl necklace

Pearl and chain necklace :-)


I'm going to recycle all those bricks...

Our home is flowing over with Lego bricks: my boy and his friends love them. So I thought, why not make them necklaces of Lego... My son and two of...
Components: I drilled holes in Lego bricks, each got his favorite color. The metal rings are of soldered sterling silver (to strenghten, and avoid sharp corners). Various leather cords and lace, and some small large-hole stone beads from LB.


Tranquil

I love this color glaze
Components: Hand made pottery, Glass beads


Waves

The main bead I had made in pottery class...
Components: Glass beads


Warm Glow

I'm obsessed with the metal African Trade beads, especially the shade and patina differences between strands. So, I decided to make a whole piece...
Components: Various sizes of White Metal African Trade Beads, Brass Bicone AfricanTrade Beads and pearl metallic leather, brass saucers (LB).


Look Homeward, Angel

I fell in love with this focal the moment I saw it! Unfortunately, it was already made into a necklace. I asked the artist if she could recreate...
Components: Raku focal by WondrousStrange on Etsy, raku tiles by Keith O'Connor(Please carry these, LB!), poly clay beads from WinterBirdStudio on Etsy, patina'd copper discs, freshwater pearls, roman glass from NumosityBeads on Etsy, antique brass wire and lobster clasp, sari silk from LB!


SUMMER DAZE

I love the way this sparkles in the light. A friend gave me some of the stones and that was the inspiration.
Components: Crazy Lace Agate, Czech glass beads from LB. A friend gave me the cherry quartz and amazonite' wooden beads and chain from stash.


Sea Green Agates

Another large agate that I had packed away in my agate bin. Pretty sea green with a slight twist to the stone. Added seafoam green recycled glass...
Components: 15x22 sea green opaque moss agate, 14-17mm seafoam green recycled glass nuggets from LB, TierraCast antique copper tapered toggle from LB, 3mm and 5mm bright copper beads, Soft Flex fluroite beading wire


Summer Dragon

Starting to build pieces for our fall shows and gallery events.
Components: Pattern copper and brass. copper tubing, LB's tiny Dragonfly.


Vintage look pendant

I have just finished this today...it took quite a white. Have been working on it for 3 days.

I like the result. Its different than the other...


~ My Big Necklace ~

Natural Turquoise Nugget Gemstone paired with coral disks and chips and bali style toggle. 22" inches.
Components: Turquoise, Coral, tierra cast toggle


Are Mermaids Real?

OK, LB lovers, all of the components in this necklace except the rhinestone rondelles and the knotting cord are from LB. I got this gorgeous...
Components: 10mm Brazil amazonite, 8mm faceted pyrite, carved pyrite mermaid pendant, rhinestone rondelles, Czech glass


Boho Cross Necklce

I love this artist's pottery crosses and I recently bought quite a few of them. This is the first necklace I made with them, knotted of course. I...
Components: 10mm faceted turquoise agate, 14mm Bali fine silver bead, Czech glass from LB, artisan crafted pottery cross


Ivory Agate Tassel Necklace

I got these gorgeous hand beaded tassels from Thailand and I've been knotting necklaces around the colors of the seed bead tops. I really love how...
Components: hand beaded silk tassel from Thailand, 12mm cream agate rondelles, faceted red aventurine rondelles, rhinestone beads


Bits and Pieces Necklace

Digging into my copper odds and ends box today.
Found two pieces, one etched with a free hand doodle and the other textured with a bent paperclip....
Components: Copper and glass


Black pearl and rhinestone necklace

I have finished this one today :-)


Small belt buckle necklace

Sweet everyday necklace, avaliable in Black or gold

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Light pink necklace

Wire wrapped necklace.

Sweet and very wearable :-)

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Wire wrapped necklace

Sweet wire wrapped necklace with crystals :-)

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Statement pearl necklace

Necklace.

I have used 11 different chains, 3 different kinds of pearls and then added rhinestone chains.

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Spiral Tree

Commission piece for a charity event.
It's quite large at over 5" in length.
Components: Copper sheet, copper washers, brass tubing.


Our Door

Vintaj Doorway blanks sets are perfect for personalization. You can embellish to your heart's content--emboss patterns, letter stamp, add patina,...


Things I Do For Love

Designed By Betsy Kaage

Vintaj Doorway blanks sets are perfect for personalization. You can embellish to your heart's content--emboss patterns,...


More Faux Ivory

Of course I had to make more faux ivory so I could make a necklace to go with the bracelet! LOL
Components: Handmade PC beads in faux ivory and black, black leather braided cord, antique gold cord ends, jumprings and toggle clasp.


Twisted

This is just what it is called, twisted wire. I was trying to do some swirls by hand, and I just kept going.I liked how it turned out, although not...
Components: 14 or 16 gauge copper wire and crystals. 24 gauge for attaching the crystals.


Cute and Easy Button Necklaces

This is my take on an easy button pendant tutorial by Cindy Wimmer of Sweet Bead Studio blog. She shows how to wire wrap buttons for some darling...
Components: silver plated chain and wire, buttons, faceted glass crystals, bent silver plated spoon handle.


Tweety Bird

I adore this pendant!I not sure that what I designed was the best for it...but I tried!
Components: polymer clay/resin pendant, turquoise Jasper, orange coral Dupioni Silk ribbon, rectangle jump rings, brass discs, modge podge and brass lobster claw


"Feeling Lucky"

Still having fun with my new lot of bone beads. I found this little elephant and that inspired me to create "Feeling Lucky" I chose another focal...
Components: two bone focal beads, various shapes and sizes of bone beads, orange magnesite freeform beads, puffed turquoise ovals, silver daisies, toggle clasp


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