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Feather Dreams

I have been experimenting with different ways to use resin and gilders paste. I am planning to make this into a wire wrapped pendant....
Components: Resin, gilders paste. That's all!

Immortal Aspen

This pendant is one of the prettiest I have made yet. A friend needed a wedding gift and asked if I could make something.
Components: Aspen leaf, vintaj arte metal blank, vintaj embossing folder, gilders paste, glass beads, leather, vintaj copper wire, Lisa Pavelka resin

Turquoise sea

This pendant I made reminds me of pictures I have seen if the Mediterranean. I imagine that if I could capture the sea in a bowl, this is what it...
Components: Vintaj blank, vintaj embossing plate, gilders paste, Lisa Pavelka resin

Drangonfly Serenity

I created this for a family member that loves unique earrings but has a hard time finding exactly what she likes.
Components: Sterling silver earwires, vintaj pewter blanks, vintaj embossing folder, ranger patina paints, gilders paste

Ecclectic brooch

This is the first brooch I created. My mother in law asked if I could make her a brooch, and I love a challenge.
Components: Vintaj pewter blanks, vintaj embossing plate, silver plated wire, freshwater pearls, Hematite, metal beads, gilders paste, Lisa Pavelka resin

Elephant parade

The beads in the inner ring of the cuff belonged to my friend's aunt that passed away. They were no longer part of an original piece. My friend...
Components: Glass beads, brown gold beads (look like stone but I believe they are manmade), elephant, leather

Vintage Beauty

I love the simple and ecclectic feel of jewelry.
Components: Leather, freshwater pearls, gilders paste, vintaj blank, vintaj cherry blossom embossing folder

Three Little Birds

This was a teacher appreciation gift I made. It was inspired by the song "Three Little Birds".
Components: Leather, vintaj pendant, vintaj birds, genuine natural amethyst, genuine freshwater pearls, glass beads, vintaj ranger metal paints

Kumihimo Kaleidoscope

This was an adventure with kumihimo braiding. I made this for a friend, and this was the first time I had made a kumihimo piece of this style.
Components: Glass beads, genuine natural amethyst

Labradorite Fantasy

I love making things that are asymetrical, and different from common designs.
Components: Genuine natural labradorite, genuine natural quartz, jasper, vintaj copper wire, Green Girl Studios family pendant, lampwork beads purchased from limabeads.com

Marsala, Tangerine and Glacier Gray Boho Soutache Gemstone Earrings with Carnelian and Quartz

This piece was inspired by the color of the year - Marsala.
Components: sterling silver, toho seed beads, Carnelian, quartz, soutache, leather

Golden Soutache Bracelet

This piece was inspired by the gorgeous colors of fall.
Components: Faceted crystal rondells, toho seed beads, czech glass beads, glass droplets, soutache, snap closure, leather

Bountiful Berries

I got a red mix of Czech glass beads on clearance from Michaels, and decided I should make some cute cluster earrings. Semi-inspired by Ali's...
Components: Red Czech glass beads

Smoky Quartz & hearts

Fun necklace with colors for the impending fall.
Components: Nunn Design jump rings and hearts. Smoky Quartz beads. Brass findings

Mosiac Medley

I'm still working on designs that combine chainmaille and beads. Instead of chainmaille and a few beads, which I usually do, I used lots of beads...
Components: Jump rings, seed beads, and a mystery focal. Does anyone have an idea what that could be? Also 6mm antique lace Czech glass, 6mm golden pietersite faceted rounds, 7mm antique soocho jade flat squares, 6mm flower jade, 6mm moss agate facated rounds, 4mm brown tiger eye and 6mm rhyolite rounds. All from LB. Whew!

Beachy birthday bracelet

I wanted to use this cute little sand dollar to make a petite and sparkly bracelet for my mom's birthday.
Components: Czech glass beads, seed beads, toggle clasp, glass sand dollar

Marine Life earrings

Tiny dolphins needed sea and sky around them.
Components: Mother-of-pearl dolphin beads, sodalite faceted rectangles, fluorite stars, with 4mm fire-polished glass bicones as spacers.

Golden Challenge necklace

My husband asked, "Why don't you ever use yellow beads?" so I found a few. Basic wirework with simple loops.
Components: Beads: Golden quartz ovals, amber-colored glass, resin; copper wire, purchased brass toggle. (Sorry for not having more details; this was made about 3 years ago.)

Blossoming Beaded Flower pendants or rings

I love beaded flowers they are my favorite thing to create. I've been looking for leaf and petal beads everywhere. Lima beads is the best place to...
Components: These are the different kinds of czech beads I used to make my flowers. Czech top drilled lentils 6mm 1 hole Czech tear drops 4x6mm Czech Teardrops 8mm or 6x9mm Czech Petal Shaped Beads 8x6mm Czech Pointy Droplets 11x8mm Czech Leaf Drop 8x12mm Czech top drilled lentils 13mm Czech daggers 3x11mm - small size Czech curved leaf 12x14mm-small petals Czech carved leaf drop 12x17mm

Blank Space

Made this already in June, but haven't had time to post it! Started off with the pendant and chain, had planned on the pendant to have clearer...
Components: Copper sheet (1 mm) and wire (2 mm for the chain), silver solder and patina (Norit). Linen thread, re-purposed pearls (found at a sort of flea market), sea glass and Czech glass beads (LB).

Pretty Purple Petals

My last enameled beads..the possibilities were endless with these..so it took alot of thought.
Components: enameled petals, Amethyst nuggets, ceramic spacers, seed beads and Sterling ear wires

Copper Sampler

Wrapping up with some copper today. I had the top cross wrapped earring components for awhile, sitting on my worktable. Wasn't sure what I wanted...
Components: Copper wire, Czech beads, can't remember what the beige stone is...white howlite?? Maybe someone can help out here?

Gemstone Wannabe

Who doesn't love Mexican Fire Opal,or Ceylon Sapphire? Nobody,that's who.
That's why these beads are trying so hard to emulate them. LOL :)
I did...
Components: "Mexican Fire opal colored" Cubic Zirconia Brios, Blue Ttreated Quartz Onion Brios, SP twisty links, SS wire, and SS ear wires from Lima.

Color Splatters

Some more enameled pieces...these earrings practically made themselves.
Components: Jade balls, pink Tagua nuts, pink ceramic bead, enameled pieces.

It Lights Up Your LIfe

I got the enameled 'lightbulb' clasp..from Artincendi..because I thought it was so cute and it would show off my Mookaite wheels.It looks like I'm...
Components: Mookaite wheels, Leopardskin Jasper, Artisan Clay bead, Polymer clay Bicone, Czech Glass Square, enameled clasp, terracotta farfalle.

Inspired by Tibet

Tibetan style cluster necklace
Components: Om charm, red coral beads, turquoise nugget and chips, pearl, brass findings and Nunn Design jump rings. Twenty inch chain for necklace.

Sunshine on Your Wrist

The last piece so far with the solar quartz druzy cabs. This was a smaller one so I wanted to make a bracelet with it. I extended the prong set...
Components: yellow solar quartz druzy cab, 12mm faceted yellow jade, oxidized sterling silver prong bezel link, oxidized fine silver toggle.

Freels the love


Freels the Love


Freels the Love Jewelry


Freels the love Jewelry


Tie Dyed Beauty

Another one of these gorgeous solar quartz druzy this time it looks tie dyed! I made another oxidized sterling prong set bezel and hung the stone...
Components: multi color solar quartz druzy cab, artisan crafted metal bead and oxidized sterling silver rolo chain.

Freels the love Jewelry


freels the love


Freels the Love Jewelry




Pick a Color Any Color

So I got these gorgeous solar quartz cabochons and decided to try another new skill I learned in Santa Fe, prong set bezels! These stones were...
Components: multi color solar quartz druzy cab, oxidized sterling silver hand forged prong bezel, oxidized sterling silver rolo chain, an artisan made glass lampwork bead and an artisan made oxidized sterling large metal bead.

Cape Cod

The colors reminded me of the ocean. I just wanted to create a simple bracelet that was casual and earthy.
Components: Czech glass, lamp work beads, copper findings, shell.

African Goddess Necklace

I really liked this bone goddess pendant and thought trade beads would go nicely.
Components: Bone pendant and beads, African wood, paper, and trade beads, turquoise, Carnelian and too many more!

Peach Cobbler

I have a sudden interest in Pinterest, and was thinking, what would be a good thing to post? I cut up an old shirt, made t-shirt yarn, dyed it, and...
Components: Old shirt, silver bead