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The 3 Rings

I love these 3 rings.


my first ring

copper wire. oh and the snake . his name is harvey .dont ask it was one of those long nites


Crystal Ring

A friend from work showed my a ring that came from the Philippines and I sort of copied the design of it...with a bit of a twist.
Components: Copper Wire and Czech Crystals


Upcycled Cocktail Rings

I hate throwing things away if I can repurpose them! These were earrings during the 80's and now they're stylish cocktail rings. :)
Components: resin cabs, adjustable ring blanks


silver skies

1940's vintage cab peyote stitched onto a sterling silver adjustable ring,with silver seed beads
Components: 1940's vintage glass cab, silver 11s and 15s seed beads, adjustable sterling silver ring


Copper Spiral

I was just goofing around with wire and created this. I seriously had no idea what the end result would be.


Copper Beauty

I love copper colors. They are so natural and pretty on their own.


better pics of rings

Hope you all can see these pics better. I really need to invest in a better camera.


All wrapped up

Thanks to Jewelry Lessons.com & Sharon for directing me to this website, this is a ring that I have been wanting to try for a couple weeks now....
Components: 4mm swarovski bicones, glass pearls, & seed beads


Cloisonne wire ring

I found this Cloisonne puffed coin bead on a bead supply site. Cloisonne beads are made using an ancient metalworking technique (also called...
Components: Cloisonne bead, copper wire


Hooked with knitting Ring

Just finished this: Knitted ring from Fine Silver wire.
Size 7.5.
Components: Fine silver


Radiance - Sardonyx Handwoven Sterling Ring

My latest gemstone ring features these beautiful Sardonyx nuggets....

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Components: Sardonyx, and Sterling Silver wire


Ring Bling

I really have to quit for awhile! A few more rings...
Components: 18, 26, 28 ga wire, kyanite rounds, Hematite, lilac pearls and topaz swarovski bicones


Mini Cuff - with stones

I decided to add stones to this ring - it's a good thing to have 26 ga wire around! I also am posting the second attempt. It's interesting to see...
Components: ring#1: vintage brown wire over gunmetal core (26ga and 18ga), turquoise, Coral, ring #2: 18ga pink wire core, 26 ga magenta, pink opal and erindite swarovski crystals


A Couple of Rings

Just trying out different techniques with different types of beads.
Components: Yellow Zebra Jasper & Copper Wire ~ 18ga & 22ga Czech Rectangle & Silver Plated Wire ! 18ga & 24ga


Cuff in Miniature

The cuffs were so much fun, I decided to try it as a ring! What's really nice about this is that it is adjustable, without looking like those...
Components: 18 ga and 28 ga wire


Spinning rings

I have had plenty of training from ring making lately. Making rings wasn't my favorite, but after a lot of practicing I am feeling more comfortable...
Components: Fine silver ( Silver clay)


Ruby Heart Ring

This ring was made for one of my coworkers ....after she saw my 'Copper 'n Aqua' ring, she wanted one that represented her birthstone.

This ring...
Components: Silver Plated Wire ~ 20ga & 22ga, Swarovski Crystals and Czech Heart Crystal


Copper 'n Aqua Ring

Just another ring...I like the way the copper shines through the crystals, giving it a whole other dimension.
Components: Faceted Aqua Czech Crystals, Copper Wire~ 12ga & 26ga


desert cloudberry

Here is my exam ring. Stripe ring with cz stone and patinated...that was what they asked.....
Myself, I do like how it turned out :) ( I am not a...


Blue Czech Ring

These rings are really easy to make, so I just had to make one in blue!
Components: Czech Glass Pearls, Czech Crystals and Artistic Wire-20ga & 22ga


Wired Wrapped Ring ~ (Try Saying That 3 Times Fast!)

A friend on Facebook does this type of ring and she does a beautiful job....so I had to give it a go!
Components: Artistic Wire-20ga & 22ga, Czech Faceted Rondelles and Tiny Silver Plated Beads


Double the Fun

I started with the single rings, then I thought why not try double. They are a bit more work. But fun just the same
Components: Aluminum 12g wire


Just by Accident

This was a hit at my first show last weekend. Everyone was trying them one.My best seller.I love them, they are just fun. The accident. I was...
Components: 12g aluminum wire


Crazy Tree Ring

Hmmm I love bold designs but might redo this ring to something else???
Components: Copperwire, Aquamarine f rom LB!!


African Turq. Ring

The brown wire is plated and so easily scrached :(
Components: Plated copperwire, copperwie, African Turquoise from LB!!


Rattlesnake Ring

Made this ring today!! The copperwire I have aged before I made the ring. Used the hammer a little aswell. I'm not totally happy overthe result but...
Components: Aged copperwire, (Labradorite)I guess???


Coral ring

My experiment with 4 holes rectangular coral bead
Components: Red Coral bead, non tarnish silver wire


Turquoise Inlay

My first inlay experience. Lesson learned: don't inlay (when you have to file) on a plated piece. It turned out looking pretty cool, and the base...
Components: Turquoise, Plated Pewter Ring, Loctite glue (my absolute favorite!)


Swarovski Gold Filled Wire Wrapped Ring

I just love Swarovski crystals and I love to wrap them!!! This ring pictures do not do it justice as inside all the wrapping are about 15 really...
Components: Gold filled wire wrap, Swarovski crystals, Heavy sterling silver base ring


Knotted in Love - October Bead Trends magazine

My Knotted in Love Ring is in the Oct issue of Bead Trends magazine....I'm so excited, what a thrill to actually be published!!!...
Components: Sterling Silver wire 20g


Fancy Gourmet Ring

Inspired by fancy gourmet sweets!
To bad it's not edible! Handmade with polymer clay, attached to an adjustable ring base.


Chocolate Flower Ring

Handmade with polymer clay.
In a brown shade that looks like chocolate to me :)


Sweet Rose Ring

This is an old polymer clay pendant or earring of some sort that had broken off of its setting. I glued it into the adjustable ring form. My...
Components: Polymer clay rose, Ring mount


Wrapped Blue and Gold

It's not being worn...for sale. I loved the blue/green peacock colored Swarovski crystals and had to put them onto a ring. I love the results....
Components: Galvanized Soft Gold Beads, Swarovski Crystals, Sterling Silver Base Ring, Gold Filled Wrapping Wire


Carnival Ride

Handmade of polymer clay, multicolor mixed and marbled together. Adhered to an adjustable silver ring base and finished off with a beautiful...


More Autumn

Handmade with polymer clay. Attached to an adjustable filigree ring.
Components: polymer clay, filigree ring


Zebra Filigree Ring

Handmade with polymer clay. Black and white marbled to look like a zebra :)
Attached to a black adjustable filigree ring.
Components: polymer clay, filigree ring


Fall Inspired Flower Ring

Handmade with polymer clay.


Yellow Magnolia Ring

Handmade with polymer clay, swarovski center attached to a filigree adjustable ring.


Chatter

  • Rocky D
    Rocky D on “Patina Queen”:
    “Were did the leaves come from. If you don't mind me asking?…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “whirlpool”:
    “More "ooh" and "ahh"! Forget about finding needles to accommodate those seed beads-my eyes would not…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “Beaded Hairpins”:
    “Nice idea. Really like the ones with the red pearls--they have a oriental touch to…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “Easy Does It”:
    “Sometimes simplicity has a lot to say! You could create a hold variety of pieces,…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Spiral Dance”:
    “Again, just wow! I'm going to try the spiral-love the look of it!…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “odalisque”:
    “Wow, this is so gorgeously intricate. And there's no earthly way I could ever come close…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Finally”:
    “This is beautiful, especially the PC focal. Love the colors!…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “Finally”:
    “I just love that you made so many of the components. I especially like all…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “odalisque”:
    “Robert, you are so funny, I'm chuckling now...surely not simple. Beautiful design with such intricate…” read »

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    Crystal Canary on “Spiral Dance”:
    “The square/spiral wire combo holding the cab is amazing! Including the instructions really helps all…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “whirlpool”:
    “Robert, this is so beautiful! I really like the pearls and tiny seed beads wrapped…” read »

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    Crystal Canary on “Spring Birds”:
    “All of YOUR support is a tremendous comfort. Sometimes we can feel so alone in…” read »

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    Crystal Canary on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “OK....this is totally the look I'm trying to achieve, but sadly never do! I'm in…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Finally”:
    “Love the focal. Gorgeous bracelet. I really like the multi-strand components. Just lovely.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Finally”:
    “I loved the dandelion focal when you showed it previously, but seeing it in the finished…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “odalisque”:
    “Another beautiful design. :) …” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Spiral Dance”:
    “Beautiful. Thank you for sharing your process.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “whirlpool”:
    “Wow Robert. This is a gorgeous design and the workmanship is excellent. Into my…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “3 Kumihimo”:
    “These are all beautiful Moogie. I didn't realize you could do kumihimo with larger beads…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “I agree-wow! This is a wonderful necklace. I like how the patterned silk ties in with…” read »

  • Michelle
    Michelle on “Tangerine Dream”:
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    S KatollakaSue on “Beaded Hairpins”:
    “Just the thing to finish off a lovely outfit!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Easy Does It”:
    “Wonderful, simple everyday piece! Could be some lucky buyer's signature piece!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “whirlpool”:
    “Wow! Copper, pearls, tiny seeds - what's not to love? A fave!…” read »

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    Robert J on “whirlpool”:
    “20/0 seed beads are antiques, mine were made in the 1800's. Greasy is the…” read »

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    Robert J on “odalisque”:
    “I'd never before been even the slightest bit worried, and then recently I was on…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “whirlpool”:
    “Ok, I was wondering about the green opals. Thought I was going blind or something... Second, I've…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “odalisque”:
    “Robert, nice to see you again. I was thinking the same thing as Donna--who could come…” read »

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    Robert J on “whirlpool”:
    “how did green opal get into the materials? *sigh* The seed beads are so small I…” read »

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    Robert J on “Spiral Dance”:
    “lol. oh god no, not any more. I did at one point have…” read »

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    Robert J on “odalisque”:
    “woohoo. can add them back this way. …” read »

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    Robert J on “odalisque”:
    “oh crap it took the in process pics away for some reason. They may help simplify…” read »

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    Joy9sage on “Swirling Earrings”:
    “I am assuming these are double-sided? I do love them.…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Beaded Hairpins”:
    “I can see the young girls going after these for prom. The are so creative!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Easy Does It”:
    “This is perfect! I like the more simple designs. Your wire work with the…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Finally”:
    “Beautiful design with your dandelion focal! The colors are so perfect with it.…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “3 Kumihimo”:
    “Janet, I always love your Kumi necklaces. They are always your best work, because you have…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “Wow, I love the colors and your use of the ribbon. Just a beautiful, cherry, colorful…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “whirlpool”:
    “Ditto to comments above. I am truly a novice when it comes to wire work. You…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Spiral Dance”:
    “Thank you for the steps on making the beautiful pendants. You are quite an Artist and…” read »