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Simply Copper

Simple copper chain with hammered links
Components: Copper wire links and seed beads

Chained Tiger Eye

Tiger Eye on a brass chain
Components: Tiger Eye, Miriam, Fluted brass beads

Steampink Time Lord

A little bit of steampunk with mixed metals, chain, gears, watch faces and a key pendant with pearls in a Y shaped design.
Components: chain, gears, fluted beads, handmade links, Swarovski crystals, clock faces, pendant

Blue Lanyard

Everybody has to wear their ID at work, but I can think of a better way to do it than wearing it on a shoe lace. This is one of the lanyards I...
Components: 4mm cube beads, copper beads on wire links, lanyard hook and key ring

Serenity in Green

Aventurine in 2 different shades of green, with tiny green seed bead spacers, accented by brass bead caps
Components: Aventurine rounds, aventurine faceted nuggets, seed beads, brass bead caps, toggle clasp

Spring Fling

The colors of spring in 4 strands of seed beads, glass pearls, and blister pearls. I didn't have bead cones of the right size to camouflage the...
Components: seed beads, glass pearls, blister pearls, bead cones

Treasure Necklace

This is a "treasure necklace" made from random leftover beads from my stash, woven together on 4 strands of beading wire.
Components: Czech crystals, Czech glass, silver plated beads, magnesite turquoise, glass pearls, Agate

Honey Dew

Wire wrapped links of a Swarovski crystal mix with warm honey and amber colors, yellow and peach aventurine, and Czech glass beads surrounding a...
Components: Swarovski crystals, aventurine, Czech glass, fossilized beeswax

Emerald Green Lariat

Swarovski crystals and Czech crystals on copper form a lariat style necklace with brass dangles at the end. Can be worn in many different ways as...
Components: Swarovski crystals in random green shades, Czech crystals, Emeralds, brass bead caps and brass beads

Three in One

I wanted to do something different, so I made a chain with hooks on each end that holds one or more of 3 different necklaces. They can be worn...
Components: Pink coral rice and rounds, turquoise magnesite, recycled glass "sea glass", Swarovski crystals, chain, hooks

Jasper on Brass

Simple wire wrap design on a brass chain. It's actually very light and easy to wear because of the chain, and the magnetic clasp keeps from having...
Components: Jasper, fluted brass beads, handmade chain, magnetic clasp

Bold & Beautiful

I went to my bead stash to use up some random beads and put together this big chunky beauty. A lot of impact from the large beads, but it's not...
Components: Recycled beads from the stash, copper beads, copper chain, lobster claw clasp

Amazing Amethyst

Pendant is literally a big juicy slab of amethyst, so I had to do it justice with big amethyst rounds and Czech crystal dangles
Components: Amethyst pendant and rounds, Czech crystal, silver bead caps

Pastel Pearls & Coral

Triple strand of pastel freshwater pearls,... go light and airy with tiny 14K gold dipped fresh water pearls, and pink coral.
Components: Freshwater pearls, gold dipped fresh water pearls and pink coral

Pink Opals & Garnets

Inspired by some gorgeous pink opal nuggets, with round garnets and opalite
Components: Pink Opal nuggets, round garnets, opalite

Midnight Iridescence

Black Onyx, Czech Glass, wire wrapped Abalone trapezoid pendant
Components: Black Onyx, Czech Glass, Abalone wire wrapped pendant

Coral & Onyx

Simple design, using some lovely red coral from my stash, paired with black onyx on a jump ring chain.
Components: Coral nuggets, Black Onyx

Landscape with Stars

When I saw the inspiration art for January's Art Bead Scene Blog I had to make a piece, as I had the perfect elements for it. Again I used Erin...
Components: From Lima Beads magatama seed beads, waxed linen, Greek star charm, antique silver chain and clasp. Art beads are from Round Rabbit and Mia Only Beads.

Winter's Tears

Love these two colors together
Components: Shell pendant with strung peacock pearls and pearly teardrop beads

Funky & Chunky

Chunky turquoise, love these beads, Love the look of gradual beads, may be too big to actually wear!
Components: Graduated turquoise beads, hammered wire into paddles, smooth bead caps and some chain

coachella chic

I love the color combo of this versatile necklace!
Components: carnelian faceted nugget, red garnet faceted nugget, turquoise nuggets, amethyst round, red garnet round, green garnet round, carnelian round, blue fluorite faceted round, antique copper corrugated melons, chocolate leather cord, antique copper links, batik ribbon, textile beads

Tree of wisdom

I never knew sapphire came in so many colors! Took advantage of the recent gemstone restock sale and combined these tiny sapphire rondelles with...
Components: Green Girl pewter pendant, 10 mm and 6 mm garnet rounds, 2-3 mm sapphire rondelles, small seed beads and pewter clasp.

Nebula in a Bottle

I was browsing on Pinterest and found Nebula Jars. I really like the look of other galaxies and had to try it. I recommend you look it up because...
Components: Itsy bottle (nunn design) gs hypo cement, food coloring, water, cotton ball, and chain

Opalite & Pearl

Opalite pendant, translucent opalite rounds, and creamy glass pearls
Components: Opalite pendant, opalite rounds, glass pearls

Rarities of the Earth

Inspired by the stones. Soo chow jade, Pietersite, and cherry red Garnets
Components: Soo chow jade, Pietersite, Garnet

Garnets and Pearls

Right Angle Weave necklace featuring cherry red garnets and creamy glass pearls.
Components: 5mm round garnets, 8mm glass pearls, magnetic clasp, silver chain

Pitcher Perfect

This design was inspired by my last piece. A friend of a friend saw my last necklace and wanted something similar as a gift for her grandmother....
Components: Freshwater pearls, Czech glass beads (both the copper and amethyst), Vintaj copper wire in various gauges

Abalone Butterfly

Abalone butterfly pendant with shell nuggets, shell coins, and blister pearls to match the colors of the pendant
Components: Abalone butterfly pendant, shell coins, blister pearls, wire wrapped links

Goldstone Heart

Goldstone and copper beads with a goldstone heart pendant
Components: Goldstone, Copper, goldstone heart pendant

Triple Rainbow

Three strands of rainbow beads, can be worn asymmetrically for a different look.
Components: Czech glass, bronze rings, antique gold pewter clasp

Blue Agate

I love the veins in the translucent agate pendant.
Components: Blue Agate pendant, blue agate beads, Czech crystals, glass pearls, silver beads and spacers, magnetic clasp

Today's Turquoise

Two strands of Cal silica and magnesite dangles and links
Components: Cal silica diamond shaped stones, magnesite and Czech crystal links and dangles

Purple Treasure

I had a box of random purple leftover beads of all kinds. I made them all up into links and they all came together into one necklace. I call this...
Components: Wire wrapped links of Amethyst, Fluorite, Glass Pearls, Czech Crystals, Miracle Beads

Princess in Blue

For the princess in you. Iridescent blue Czech crystals in a graduated bib style
Components: Czech crystal links and dangles

Fluorite Crystal

A copper wrapped double strand of random Swarovski crystal mix highlighting the many rainbow colors of fluorite.
Components: Fluorite Nuggets, Swarovski Crystal Mix

Graceful Green

This is a gorgeous copper wire wrapped agate pendant, on links of Czech glass, with a mix of Swarovski crystals
Components: Wire wrapped agate pendant on links of Czech glass with a Swarovski crystal mix in shades of green.


Wire wrapped coral nugget pieces on a brass chain
Components: Coral, Brass chain

Precious Purples

Graduated strand in shades of purples, light and dark amethyst, purple jade, matched with a mix of Swarovski crystals.
Components: Amethyst, Purple Jade, Swarovski Crystals

Royal Blues

I love the blue enameled floral beads, matched with royal blues on an adjustable brass jump ring chain.
Components: Czech Glass, Miracle Beads, Enameled Floral Beads

Caged Crystals

Double strands of wire wrapped links on an adjustable chain.
Components: Carnelian Chips, Czech Crystals, Czech Glass, Glass Pearls