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Deco Window

Designer: Jess Italia Lincoln


Wildwood Leaf

Designer: Jess Italia Lincoln
Inspired by artisan jewelry throughout the ages. Layer it up! Create beautiful layers with your favorite Vintaj...


Tribal Sunset Necklace

The possibilities are endless with these focal components! These two pieces felt similar to me, so I decided to stack them :)


Into the Woods Charm Necklace

This necklace is Inspired by the woods surrounding our home. I wanted to make an elegant collection of "woodland" treasures.


Here fishy fishy!

I have a nice collection of knitted & kumihimo cords made & decided it's time to turn them into something wearable! You know how some of us have an...
Components: Knitted satin multicolor cord, copper & copper plated findings, lampwork fishy from my stash, stash beads.


Sleeping Dragon

This was my 2nd attempt with the herringbone weave. Something noteworthy that I learned, use a round(ish) regular shaped item. Irregularities in...
Components: Vintaj copper wire various gauges, shibori (I think...) silk from LB and quartz crystal


Nautilus

A fun, summer inspired piece!
Components: Freshwater pearls, shiva shell beads, copper spacers, pewter beads, and mother of pearl & pewter nautilus shell pendant


Laguna

A variation of peyote stitch on leather cording with a handmade copper clasp
Components: 8/0 seed beads, 11/0 seed beads, 15/0 seed beads, 4mm fire-polished rounds, 3mm leather cord, copper wire


New Song

Ok so I debated a lot about putting this piece up. About a week ago I watched a tutorial on YouTube for making a bird's nest. So I made one (not...
Components: Rose gold wire various gauges, Vintaj copper wire (don't remember exact gauge, likely 24) white freshwater pearls, silk ribbon from (lb) howlite from (lb), quartz and labradorite


Toggle Clasps

These are two bezel tray toggle clasps...could have sworn I got them at LB, but cannot find them now. Stuffed them with white polymer clay, stamped...
Components: metal toggle clasp, polymer clay


Inspired by Becky

When I saw the beautiful bracelet and necklace Becky posted last, I thought about making dangles out of the little raspberry colored Jasper I had....
Components: polymer clay pod, Jasper, ceramic hook clasp, Czech Glass squares, leather cord, sari silk and copper chain.


Rainbow Serenity Necklace

I just love these tassel caps! The loops around the bottom make it so easy to make a cool tassel for any project. I chose to funk up my tassel a...


Journeys Tassel Necklace

The warm colors, texture of the tassels, and raw handmade quality of the African brass beads work well together and give me the feeling that I've...


Nature's Spring Renewal

Spring inspired necklace with wire wrapped nest and jasper "eggs".
Components: Metal wire in brass finish, jasper, natural shell, seed beads, natural howlite, metal chain in antique finish.


" Trellis "

I almost never make symmetrical designs, but the asymmetrical design on the pendant from Round Rabbit just called for symmetry.
Components: Pendant Round Rabbit, lampwork beads from Beads of Passion and Edooley. Czech beads LB and my stash, Citrine, Vintaj stamping and waxed linen are from Lima beads as well. My own copper clasp and headpins.


Fringed Flat Peyote in Mesa Verde

Flat peyote stitch with fringe detail. I named it Mesa Verde after the cliff dwellings in Co. It means flat tableland with steep edges.
Components: Glass seed beads, gold plated brass feather charm, braided leather cord.


Beachy Blues

I shared these beachy mottled ceramic beads with a customer and also the chunky nuggets in dark blue and aqua and she wanted them mixed together. I...
Components: mother of pearl pendants, ceramic beads, chunky gemstones, pewter spacers, freshwater pearls, stainless steel chain and large hook closure


Bright Bloom

My husband has started issuing a monthly design challenge for me... the Honey Do List! This month I asked others to play along with me to create...
Components: Ceramic pendant by the Classic Bead, Czech glass, carnelian (faceted and smooth rounds), dyed agate, & Vintaj brass findings.


"Sadly no more "

This is my tribute to a great artist and one of the sweetest person,I'm so touched to know her, Birgitta Lejonklou of AngelWhisperer passed away a...
Components: Owl pendant AngelWhisperer. Citrine nuggets, rough Apatite, rough Amazonite wheels are from Lima Beads. Sterling silver wire my local shop


Druzy Does It

I have really really struggled with this donut. It took me a very long time to figure out what I wanted and could do with it. I ended up looking at...
Components: Ruby crazy lace agate (lb), Vintaj copper wire 20 & 16 gauge, copper wire 26 (not vintaj, I wanted a contrast), English cut Czech glass beads (of course), leather, white freshwater pearls


Queenie

Beadwork is one of my favorites. This necklace was made with the netting technique
Components: Seed beads and glass pearls


Foliage

Serenity of nature
Components: Recycled beads, pearls, 24 gauge silvertone wire, saki white Bronze pendant, tierracast bird charm


Galaxy Necklace

Different metals and media combine with natural stone and faux druzy components to form a very unique piece.
Components: Faux druzy, silver tone wire, copper wire, acrylic, metal, chain and crystal accents.


Marrakesh Necklace

I loved the eclectic nature of the beads in this piece. Even though the styles and colors were different, they blend together with style!
Components: Acylic, Wood and glass beads


Still Waters Necklace

I love the colors of the czech rectangle beads. They reminded me of the ocean
Components: czech glass beads, seed beads, crystal beads


Cowboy Dreams Necklace

I love the texture and colors of Raku beads. I wanted to mix stone, glass, ceramic and other materials into one design.
Components: Raku, glass, dragon vein agate, czech and acrylic beads with hand twisted copper links and findings.


Into the Sky

A lovely Greek bird soars high with labradorite and Czech glass. This necklace is really comfortable to wear!
Components: Greek pewter bird from LB, Czech glass, Labradorite, Copper beads, sari silk, sterling silver clasp and findings


Chili peppers

I love the color scheme. .reminds me of peppers.
Components: Stones, and silver chain


Flat Cellini Spiral Necklace in Petrified Forest

Flat Cellini Spiral focal piece in beautiful desert colors reminiscent of Arizona's Petrified Forest. Focal is attached by bail to a braided...
Components: Glass seed beads in various sizes. Braided leather cord.


Desert Mirage Necklace in Cellini Spiral / Russian Netted Spiral

Desert Mirage cellini spiral focal piece with russian netted chain in beautiful turquoise, terracotta, and gold colors.
Components: Glass seed beads in various sizes


Alternating Cellini Spiral Necklace in Pueblo

Alternating Cellini Spiral necklace with fringe in traditional southwestern native colors. Each end of the cellini focal is capped by a Tibetan...
Components: Glass seed beads in various sizes, Tibetan beads in white howlite & brass cage w/ coral & turquoise scallops


Champagne

I love earth tones so I designed this piece for my sister's wedding years ago
Components: Gold filled components, fresh cultured pearls, and Swavroski crystals


Be-Havin' in the Bee Haven

This came from my fresh pick of the same name. I wanted the citrine to look like drips of honey and the rest of it to look like a beehive with the...
Components: Every single thing is LB. Green Girl bee charm and clasp, Jangles ceramic beehive. Crazy lace agate, Citrine, pyrite, antique silver chain, Softflex silver plated pewter wire, Irish waxed linen, and keshi and gold freshwater pearls.


Nailed Heart

I've always been intrigued by the Maku Raku Studio pendant. After my partner of many years passed away, it took on a special significance. The...
Components: Maku Raku nailed heart pendant, sea glass rounds and bones, Czech glass, dyed horn disks and rings, Swarovski crystal rondelles, pewter rounds and sprockets, prenhite, and moonstone. Gunmetal clasp.


Waterlily Pond

I had that Gaea pendant ever since I got interested in beading, but was affraid that I will not be able to do it a justice. Then the lampwork beads...
Components: From LB Gaea pendant, Agate rondelles, C-Lon. Lampwork beads from Outwest, clasp and flower ArtIncendi, link made from a Wooly Wire.


Chester Has a Girlfriend

I haven’t had the opportunity to create anything lately and was feeling a little down about that. So I wanted to do something quick and fun. This...
Components: Faceted Dzi Agate, Golden Leopardskin Jasper, Carved Bone, Misc Glass


Wooden Cross - Inspired by Midge

Wooden Cross and wooden beads knotted with cord. I liked some of Midge's knotted pieces and thought the wood looks nice in that style. Thanks for...
Components: See above


Purple Night - inspired by Lynn G

While browsing the Gallery, I saw Lynn G's Tree of Life on an Agate Slice and knew I had to try to do one. So here it is. Thanks for the...
Components: Purple Agate Slice, silver wire, chain and components.


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!


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