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Bloomin'

After years of drought, my little piece of Southern California has never looked so green...love seeing so much blooming in our yard. These post...
Components: 22 g. gold wire, Czech glass beads


Blessings---Essential Oils bracelet

I fell in love with the Tibetan agate beads and wanted to incorporate them with some lava beads to absorb essential oils
Components: brown lava stones, Tibetan agate beads, bronze charm and hammered copper bead


Pavlof

Designer Rebecca Nunn created this nature inspired bracelet. This piece displays the peacefulness you find or are looking for in nature.


Albireo

Designer Rebecca Nunn design this earthy/vintage inspired charm necklace. This design has a hazy and mysterious vibe to it.


Veniaminof

Designer Rebecca Nunn created this simple necklace with fun little details. This is a necklace you could wear everyday.


Sacajawea

Designer Rebbecca Nunn created these simple yet eye-catching earrings. She used resin to fill the bezel to seal and give the collage image a glassy...


Robson

Rebecca Nunn designed these earrings with nature in mind. The misty tree image gives the earring a funky vintage look.


Plummer

Rebecca Nunn designed these adorable lapel pins with astrology in mind. These are so cute and zodiac signs are on trend.


Liberty

This bracelet is the perfect of balance of funk and elegance. Wear this bracelet with a formal dress or jeans and a t-shirt. This bracelet was...


Tribute to the Honeybee

I thought I would get this little lampwork bee bead...by Grace...out of my concern for the plight of the honeybee.
Components: Bee bead, orange piggies, ceramic beads, some gemstones, green acrylic bead, sun charm, waxed linen and copper lobster.


Dancin' in the night...

These pairs of earrings were inspired by the lovely Swarovski crystal teardrop beads that come in many different colors. Plus, as you all know, it...
Components: Swarovski crystal pear beads; Swarovski crystal bicone beads; Czech fire polished beads; Delica seed beads; Miyuki seed beads; Vintaj antique brass kidney wires; Vintaj antique brass bead caps; silk thread


Swirling out of Control

I bought the bail months ago with no idea of what I wanted to do with it so it got put away. I bought the raku swirl a bit later but it was too...
Components: Tibetan Beads, seed beads, ribbon, flat wire for the clasp and recycled glass from LB. lampwork beads and bail from Etsy. Copper beads from stash.


The Enemy is Near

This pendant is from Josephine Beads and it has a samurai decal on it, I pulled the colors from it and made a knotted bib necklace with a wide...
Components: From Lima Beads are Fire Opal, Czech glass, bead caps, chain and waxed linen. From my stash stripped seed beads, trade beads, turquoise ovals, Grubbi ceramics, polymer clay JBDRustic, lampwork Garden of Beads.


What a difference a gauge makes

Now equipped with wire that are in gauges conducive to weaving, I made this necklace. I am donating it and a few other pieces to a local woman's...
Components: Amethyst, gold plated wire - gauge 20 and 26, gold plated chain and findings


Well - Abalone Floral Story - A Sampler

After I took a wire weaving class, I was gung ho to try to work on my own creation. Weeeelll - here it is. Lol. I couldn't wait to get the right...
Components: 18 and 24 gauge artistic wire, chain, fresh water pearls, Abalone shell focal flower


Valentine Hearts

I joined a monthly bead club from Canada. I liked that every month they chose a theme and sent a theme card in the box. So the challenge for me was...
Components: The LB Czech beads I used are the cobalt beads and the red heart beads, I also used a Zolo chain from LB. The main gold heart is from my stock. The gold chain is from LB.


Purple Passion

I first saw this pattern in a magazine, Then I went to the website and realized that the center of the pendant was a Czech button. I made my...
Components: My exact Zolo pendant is gone. But, It was similar to the Tibetan style Coin Focal that is on sale. I looked and saw many Zola Focals that could be used this way depending on the size of your pendant. I used Swarovski pearls, Czech beads, and seed beads. The little square gold Czech beads are from LB.


Triple Concho Bolo Necklace

Large hole beads, especially these Czech glass ones, make the perfect embellishment to a bolo necklace. I especially love using several bail slides...


Arrowhead Bolo Necklace

This arrowhead employs all the great colors of the Southwest that made bolo necklaces so popular while being fashionable and sparkly :)


Flower Bow Bolo Necklace

The simplicity of this bolo is what makes it so appealing and trendy. I combined silver and gold in the slides and opted for tying a bow rather...


Beat of My Heart Bolo Necklace

This heartbeat is perfect for a choker or a bracelet. Pair it with the icy blue microsuede and matte black cab concho and you have a funky yet...


Turquoise Nugget Bolo Necklace

This eye catching color is sure to get you ready for Summer! For this bolo, I chose to have 2 chokers with slides slipped onto the front centers of...


Turquoise Points Bolo Necklace

While most trending bolos out there right now are made with the 3mm cord, the 5mm offers the great option of giving you a heavier look. I love...


Copper and Jade..

My first go at a Y style necklace. I had been playing around and learning some polymer clay bead techniques and tried to make a pod style pendant...
Components: Antique Soocho Jade rondelle's, Czech orange flower beads, Czech seed beads, antique copper wire and leather cord from Lima Beads. Ball chain in antique copper also from LB, along with the small goldish/amber sea glass nugget pendant. Clasp, chain links, split rings, wire cord ends, made by me with 18 gauge antique copper wire and hammered for strength, all from LB. Green recycled glass disk beads from my own stash. PC pod pendant, made myself.


Yellow and cream..

The request for these arrived the late evening before she (my mother) needed them. To go with a yellow and cream floral type linen shirt for a...
Components: Beads: Czech glass flowers from Lima Beads. Yellow Czech maple leaf, also from Lima Beads, bought in the first ever batch of beads I ever ordered from here. Gemstone coin - I think they are Black Water Jasper coins that were part of the Crossword competition this year (thanks again for that LB!! I squealed like a little girl when they arrived). Metal components: Wire from LB. Chain (hidden under the flowers) and earring findings from the local bead shop from long ago.


Lilac Blooms

I used the jump rings to make a mobius chain and then suspend the "flowers" from it.
Components: annodized aluminum jump rings


Zola Blue

I love the Zola elements, but I just can't decide if I like this treatment or not. Thoughts?
Components: Zola pendant, annodized jump rings, Toho 6/0 beads


Joie de Vivre

This piece is to celebrate joy of life. The focal is a copper washer stamped "choose Joy"...I didn't stamp and patina it as my stamping skills...
Components: copper washer, bird, Chrysoprase, Apatite, African paper beads, African glass beads, orange coconut beads, Indo Lampwork, copper chain and sari silk.


You Are My Sunshine

I fell in love with Grace's polka dot on cream lampwork rondelle and wanted to build a piece around it.
Components: sky Eye Jasper, Lampwork rondelle, yellow African glass bead, Yellow enamel bead, Citrine nugget, copper lobster and waxed linen.


Dirt Roadies

Found materials in "big ole box of forgottens"...kind of love them again. They are super light-weight and make me a little happy.
Components: Copper tubes, Czech glass, copper spacers.


Colorful Calla Lily Necklace

Zola Elements Calla Lily Focal with gold plated chain and beaded links with greens, browns, blues, pinks, corals and golds....
Components: Zola Elements Calla Lily Focal, Zola elements round ball beads, twisted picasso Czech beads, sueded metallic faceted beads, Czech luster pink and brown beads, purple english cut facted Czech beads, gold toned bali style beads, teal rondelle beads, and gold plated chain and clasp.


Peacock Earrings

Love Love Love Zola Elements. I am having a blast with them. These are made using Zola elements "fans" with a variety of blue, green and brown...
Components: Zola Elements Fans, Czech beads, Gold toned spacer beads, gold plated earwires.


Tribal Elegance Necklace

I am having so much fun with Zola Elements. I loved this focal pendant and enjoyed pairing it with all types of beads and links....
Components: Zola elements focal, Mykonos watercolor rectangle beads, Czech picasso triangle beads, lampwork gold/green/blue rondelles, gold tone spacer beads, blue cube beads, faceted sueded and fire polished beads, Zola elements beads, gold plated eye pins and a gold plated lobster clasp.


Many colours

A bead loom bracelet, it has taken a while to make!! It wraps around the wrist 3 times.
Components: Seed beads 8/0 & Czech glass beads


LadyBug

I haven't made anything in a looooonnnng time! But I taught a class a couple of weeks ago, and I had a little inspiration left over...
Components: Golum studio lentil bead(LB), polymer daisy and ladybug from Sweetbirch Studio, Czech glass, Lucite leaves, horn discs and ring, coral barrels and clasp from my LBS. African glass from my stash. All knotted on braiding string.


Dapper Badger

My daughter is joining my Etsy shop. Dapper Badger is the name of her section in my shop. All her stuff is macrame hemp cord. The turtles are so...
Components: wood beads, lamp work glass, seed beads, resin beads, polymer clay turtles, on hemp cord.


Lotsa Dangles

This one took some time to complete....All those dangles!! LOL
Components: 6mm Czech and yellow agate beads, square Czech beads and antique gold chain from LB. Clasp from local shop.


Loads O' Leather

I have had so much fun making these bracelets.....I love them all!
Components: Braided leather cord, arrow bar, silver S clasp from LB. 10mm and 20mm flat cord, sliders and magnetic clasps from Etsy.


More earrings

I haven't been here for a long time, but I had been busy, those are a few pieces that I made in those weeks.
Components: All art beads are from my stash as some of the vintage brass components are, Czech glass chain, wire and copper sheet for the soldered pagodas and flower bead caps are from Lima Beads


Prosperity

I made this set with green Aventurine stones. Some interesting things I read about this stone. "Green Aventurine is a comforter and heart healer,...
Components: I used silver metal pins, jump rings and chain. I added small green glass beads for some added charm.


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