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Turning Leafs

Wondering what you think of this little anklet??? Good, Bad or just plain Ugly?
Components: Iridescent Pink and Green Leafs and Green glass rounds.


Remember Me Beads

My boyfriend is going away to drive long haul, and I wanted him to have things to inspire him, bring good luck and remember me, of course.
Components: Gun metal chain, skull and howlite beads, holy medal, and charms


Autumn Glamour

Goldstone chips and cracked orange glass nuggets add a little autumn spice to this copper leaf and rose boot chain.
Components: Orange/yellow crackle glass beads, Goldstone chips, copper beads, 1-1 1/2 inch long feathers, leaf beads, Copper leaf chain, Copper rope clasp


KeyChain of Treats

Keychain with bright neon beads, great Halloween charms, and black chain =)
Components: Halloween charms neon colored beads black aluminum chain silver key rin


Antique Gold Renaissance Rosary

My third rosary again wanting to capture that old world charm and grace.
The richness of the Czech fire-polished
beads...purple and lilac with...
Components: Antique gold filigree cross and centerpiece. The centerpiece was enhanced by me placing a tiny rhinestone in the center of it. I found these stunning Czech designer fire polished beads in a dazzling lilac purple to complete the look. Tiny 3mm gold metal beads along with antiqued ornate gold beads also used. 4mm purple lilac rondelles and gold spacers also used.


Antique Bronze Renaissance Rosary

I was so pleased with my first rosary that I decided to make one with the feel of old world. It has the feeling of antiquity to it.
Components: Antiqued bronze filigree cross and centerpiece. The bronzed metal beads and ornate bead caps are complement of Blue Moon Beads. These gorgeous Czech designer beads where purchased from Lima. They emote what I was trying to achieve. Perfect !!! Tiny 3mm bronze beads and 4mm deep red crystals complete the design.


Newly Baked

Had some clay that was on its way to become dry, soo I had to play with it. I'm a begginer. In the three last pics I have used sandpaper, ink and a...
Components: Clay Black bead; black ink and vanish.


Wine Party

Sometimes you forget which wine charm is yours... hopefully this partner idea will keep things straight, even when you're seeing double ;-)

I...


Turquoise Beaded Watch

This beaded watch was made for a customer...I love the 2 hole turquoise spacer beads. The silver swarovski crystals make the watch sparkle. I hope...
Components: watch face, 2 hole turquoise spacer beads, silver swaroski crystals


Vintage Copper Rosary

I'm Catholic by faith. I wanted to make a rosary capturing the vintage look still keeping reverence to my traditional beliefs.
Components: I found this beautiful ornate crucifix set in copper. I purchased these so wonderful Czech Pisacco fire polished beads from Lima (thank you so much) as they complement 100% what I had in my thoughts. I found these beautiful open metal crosses to add to the rosary. It's truly beautiful reflecting my devotion to God.


Help

Help, I need help creating a piece with these 2 items. 1 side is smooth the other is rough. Help


Watch Out!

Antique silver filigree watch face is accented with silver spacers that are surrounded by clear Swarovski Crystals.
Components: Watch face, spacers, Swarovski Crystals


Blue Bead Giveaway

Playing around with poly clay and different finishes lately. Having lots of fun, too. Wanted to share some beads with others out in the...
Components: Poly clay, acrylic paint, satin varnish


Two become One

Well what do you give your other half for a 25th anniversary, "Silver" So I hand made these pendants, starting with one leaf and 1 heart, then cut...
Components: Precious Metal Clay Silver


A Little Birdie Told Me

Hi everyone, I made this for my sister because she loves birds, well then I had to make more for mom and my other sister.. I took one to a art show...
Components: Artistic wire, Czechs glass, turquoise beads


Coiled Copper Moon Pendant

Wire coils wrapped around a wire frame, embellished with pearls and crystal beads.
Components: 24 and 16 gauge copper wire, moonstone beads, coin pearl, small freshwater pearls and faceted crystal beads.


Swarovski Crystal watch band

This item sold very quickly...it was so pretty & dainty!
Components: Swarovski crystals, watch face


Heart anklet

I had originaly pictured a bracelet, but this works great as an anklet
Components: Pewter connector, margarita crystals, czech glass beads


Pieces and Parts

This is so much fun. Now I just need to do something with these pieces. The round one is actually the front & back of the same piece. One side...
Components: Vintaj blanks, embossing, patina, inks


Fall Oak

I made a series of these for a client's whose maiden name was oak. I used a stamped shrinky dink and handmade leaf clay cane slices in a vintage...
Components: Vintage bottle-cap, resin, shrink film, stamp, ink, liver-of-sulfer, polymer clay, Swarovski chatons, silk thread, kumihimo disk, sterling silver 20 gauge wire, wooden bead, silver-plated bead cap, plated leaf charms, silver plated cones, sterling silver clasp and jump rings.


Copper and Brass Springs

Playing with copper, brass, aluminum, carbon steel coated with Cu wire to make springs. Also, thanks to the creative designers here, I got some...
Components: copper wire, brass wire, aluminum wire, carbon steel coated with copper, copper washers bracelet-fluorite and jasper beads on handmade charms spring and chain necklace- impression jasper (LB), Brecciated Jasper (LB), Autumn Agate (LB) on the handmade copper wire beaded connectors


Sonora Sunrise Wrapped Pendant

The green in this stone is stunning!
Components: Sonora Sunrise Jasper, Copper Wire ~ 18g & 24g


Lapis in Chrysocolla Wrapped Pendant

This stone asked for something a bit different!
Components: Lapis in Chrysocolla, Copper Wire ~ 18g & 24g


Lapis in Chrysocolla Wrapped Pendant

This stone requested a simple wrap!
Components: Lapis in Chrysocolla, Copper Wire ~ 18g & 24g


Green Bamboo Agate Pendant

A very unusual stone that I think is a conglomerate of several types of stone...the supplier just called it a Green Bamboo Agate.
Components: Green Bamboo Agate, Seed Beads ~ 15/0 & 11/0, Leather Backing


Key Chain?

This is just a little fun thing I made with a scrap of copper. I used the torch to get the great color and one of my textured hammers to give it a...
Components: sheet copper, copper wire


Green Zebra Jasper Pendant

Love the flash of silver in this stone!
Components: Green Zebra Jasper, Seed Beads ~ 11/0 & 15/0


Serpentine Wire Wrapped Pendant

Serpentine...one of my favorite stones!
Components: Serpentine, Copper Wire ~ 18ga & 22ga


Malachite in Opal Pendant

Stunning combination of colors in this stone!
Components: Malachite in Opal, Seed Beads ~ 11/0 & 15/0, Leather Backing


Fire Agate Wrapped Pendant

Pretty little tumbled stone that was calling for a wrap!
Components: Pink Fire Agate Tumble (I think), Silver Fill Wire ~ 22 ga & 24ga


Larvakite Pendnant

This is a beautiful shimmery cab of Larvakite (Blue Pearl) with lots of flash!
Components: Larvakite, Seed Beads ~ 11/0 & 15/0, Leather Backing


African Turquoise Wrapped Pendant

I adore African Turquoise...such a pretty shade of green!

This pendant is sold!
Components: African Turquoise, Copper Wire ~ 18 ga & 22 ga


Purple Sea Sediment Pendant

Great color in this stone!
Components: Sea Sediment Jasper, Seed Beads ~ 11/0 & 15/0, Leather Backing


Chrysocolla Wire Wrap Pendant.

A Chrysocolla Slab, wire wrapped in silver wire. I have a friend of mine who like chrysocolla. When I saw this, I knew he would like it, I decided...


Honey Colored Glass Pendant

Fenton glass wrapped in copper wire and accented with Czech glass beads.
Components: Czech glass beads-Blueberry Muffin fire polished, Violet Garden fire polished (LB), copper wire, Fenton glass


swirl barrette

I love the swirl AB beads in this piece!
Components: Czech pressed glass, glass chips


Cobalt Blue Fenton Glass Pendant

Wonderfully rich colored and rustically broken cobalt blue fenton glass piece rustically and simply wrapped with copper wire to highlight the...
Components: Fenton glass, copper wire


Crystal Suncatchers

Crystal Suncatchers: I bought the beautiful crystals that you have on sale and they were so sparkly that I just had to put them on display so...
Components: Large Crystal 30mm or desired size, soft flex beading wire (med), crimp tube, German style wire (20 gauge), 14mm crystals, 4mm crystals, oval jump rings, large jump ring (18 gauge)


Assorted Stones Pendant.

This is for my mom, a nice pendant of assorted stones.
Components: Silver ring, silver jump ring, artistic wire. Red Amber Chips, a faceted Smokey Quartz, coin Red Tiger Eye, round nugget Garnets and round Snowflake Obsidian.


Bouquet of Flowers Pendant

I wanted to try something different with the lucite flowers. Here is an upside down bouquet of spring flowers. I think it lays nicely and is...
Components: lucite flowers, Green Tourmilated Quartz (LB), crystals (LB), Czech glass (LB), copper decorative head pins, bead cap


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