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Red seashell

I made this necklace with a broken earring I had.
Components: 14K gold earring(broken), red shell, black wooden beads and pearls.

The Mighty Viking Returns

The last time I uploaded a design, it was viking knit, and here I go again! lol But at least I have graduated to sterling filled wire. The first...
Components: Sterling filled wire, sterling components Amethyst pillow bead, amethyst faceted rounds, glass accent bead.


I went through my bead box and all that were too few to make bracelets ended up earrings.
Components: beads, spacers and any other thing the right size.

Pretty in pink

Simple yet elegant
Components: Gunmetal clasp, pink and pearl glass beads and wire

Amazonite Again

I do so love the pale blue of Amazonite. Mix it with leather, Pyrite and one lone Pearl, have the stone drops graduate in length...simple but...
Components: Amazonite teardrops, Pyrite rounds, cultured pearl, 1mm black leather cord, Argentium ear wires

Fall foliage

Colors are beautiful for fall
Components: Mixture of beads I bought on string and memory wire

Japanese garden

I made this piece along time ago...has and Asian flare to them.
Components: Gold filled earring components; black and olive glass beads, clear resin beads and teal wooden seed beads.


I bought mini Christmas ornaments and made earrings..
Components: Silver plated earring wire and mini Christmas ornaments.

Pearl Experiment

I ordered these pearls, against my better judgement, from a site I had never heard of before. I was disappointed in their shape , but they had...
Components: Baroque white fresh water cultured pearls, 1mm round black leather, sterling silver ear wires

Rainy Afternoon Blues

I am really enjoying working with leather and stones. These long turquoise teardrops I found while on vacation last fall, just called out for a...
Components: Turquoise teardrops, 1mm round black leather, sterling silver ear wires

Amber's Key

A pendant key wrapped with amber chips and a roundelle bead
Components: Old Skelaton Key with Amber chips of yellow, cherry red and orange and a Terra Cotta Roundelle bead from limabeads.

Unicorn Shimmer

My design for the necklace was built around the unicorn coin pendant. I wanted the necklace to be light but powerful.
Components: Silver metal chain and findings, Labradorite, and Golden Pyrite

Caribbean Blue Sea Earrings

The colors remind me of the clearest blue water I have ever seen in the Caribbean.
Components: Shield stamping with Caribbean blue crystals, silver pearls, bead caps, earring wires.

Lady in the Leaves

Love seeing the beauty of women through the years. Reminds me of spring. Love all of the vintage era jewelry designs.
Components: Brass frame with Perfect Pearls in Pink Gold patina. Silver stamping at the top. Color Graphic sealed with resin. Rhinestone chain to surround the graphic and a vintage green stone at the bottom. Pink crystal rosary chain.

Bathing Beauty Mermaid

Art Nuveau Bathing Beauty. I love the idea of jewelry depicting Women Through Time so that we see what is considered beauty through the eras. She...
Components: Bathing Beauty Brass Stamping highlighted with Inka Gold in Platinum. Vintage stamping used on top. Dangle is beads, bead caps.

Winter's Daydream

This bracelet went through several incarnations before this design took hold. When I was done I was struck by how much it reminded me of a winter...
Components: Pyrite stones, coated pyrite, fire polished Czech glass beads, Labradorite, hand formed squiggly clasp(?), leather and transite

Black beauty

Stretch bracelet with silver spacers and black glass beads.

Half moon out

I made these earrings with a variety of stones, by the time I had finished wire wrapping all the briolettes to put them together it was dark ! The...
Components: Labradorite, amethyst & moonstone, silver ear pieces.

Venus Dragonfly Trap

I loved the color variations of the Venus jasper. The pops of peach, gray and blue are beautiful. The double strands appear as though they capture...
Components: Venus jasper oval beads, sterling silver, peach glass bezel beads, gray agate, pyrite beads, freshwater pearls, silver sead beads

Freels the Love Jewelry


Freels the Love Jewelry


Freels the Love Jewelry


Freels the Love Jewelry


Freels the Love Jewelry


Freels the Love Jewelry


Freels the Love Jewelry


Freels the Love Jewelry


Freels the love Jewelry

Components: czech glass beads, glass beads, seed beads

Gray Day

This necklace looks so much better in person! I tried several different things to try to capture the true colors-different lighting directions,...
Components: Double drilled & round cat eye gemstones, Labradorite, gray aventurine, Tierracast strand reducers (Empress), antique silver clasp by JBB, Swarovski crystals, and that gorgeous lampwork bundle by Unicorn Beads--Luster Steel graduated rondelle set.

Red Heart & Pearls

I used the heart from the ceramic pieces found here on the Lima site. I used mother of pearl and red coral beads along with some sterling silver...
Components: Red Coral, Mother of Pearl, Sterling Silver

Clover Knitter & Samples

A few gals have said they didn't know what a Clover knitter is. The bright colored heavy plastic knitter is the Clover brand. I also have the 4- &...

memory wire

Just use colors together that appeal to me.
Components: Use most 6/0 seed beads then for larger round beads use 8mm.

Desert perfection

I had these turquoise beads left over from another project. I ended up liking this piece more than I anticipated and am struggling with whether I...
Components: Turquoise (2 different cuts and colors), copper wire (16 & 24 gauge), fire polished Czech beads

Wrap around a stone

Wanted to show what I came up with for an amazing agate slice I bought here last summer! I tried to do a sort of classical piece for a colleague...
Components: Occo agate slice, sterling silver sheet, wire, chain and clasp (the last two also from Lima).

New Relic Bracelet

Playing around with new a New Bracelet design.
Components: 8 seed bead strands size 6�. Vintaj flower bead cap, One of my New Relic heart copper focal creations and soft suede lace.

Lynda inspired and Tree of Life

I loved Lynda's necklace and said that I will use her technique in the design and here it is. The other necklace was just build around that tree of...
Components: Lynda inspired seed beads, Maku studio house pendant, A Beaded Gift lampwork are from Lima Beads. Artincendi Feather pendant, handmade copper links and ring. Tree of life most of the beads and pendant are from Lima Beads.

Poor Birdie

Yes, it's true...I took the bird from the old log and landed him here. I'm hoping for a better purpose.
Components: polymer clay bird, enamel leaf, DZI Agates, Indo tribal beads, one Mookaite, one Red Creek Jasper, one faded and distressed looking Lepidolite rectangle, sari silk, Dazzle ribbon and copper toggle.

Winter Berries

As usual, inspired by the pendant.
Components: Blue and green turquoise, Coral, sterling.

Jewelry Holder for the Wall

This is not my deisgn. I followed a DYI from a cool blog.

This was a gift for my niece for...
Components: Wood cut at Home Depot. Hardware.

End of Semester Gift

I made these earrings for my Latin teacher, because I won't see her again for awhile. (Nothing dramatic- we only have languages half the year.)...
Components: Czech glass, jump rings