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Go Pokes!

I made this for a charity auction for the Perkins Alumni foundation. I was born there, but didn't actually graduate there. The colors are for OSU...
Components: Antique oorange German glass beads with black and clear glass beads. Copper clasp.

Bronze Birds and Red Creek Supplies

These are what I ordered to match my pick! The Red Creek heishi beads are unbelievable. Substantial at 10 mm with a great range of reds, green,...
Components: Red Creek heishi, Nunn Shenandoah Bird in bronze, mixed wooden beads from the Philippines, Czech seed beads in two browns and matte opaque brown Toho seed beads, simple Greek toggle. Most from Lima Beads.

Blue Pearl and Crystal

the bright silver and faceted crystal highlight the blue flashes that play from the blue pearl beads. the necklace is 47 inches long so it can be...
Components: blue pearl round beads from Lima Beads, crystal beads (free gift from LB trick or treat!) and silver plate beads from my stash.

Malachite and Bronzite

Created from my first Lima Beads shipment! I love malachite and the bronzite streaking through it only improves it in my opinion!
Components: malachite with bronzite fan set from Lima beads, round bronzites from a local bead shop, tierra cast gold plated heishis

Coming Attractions

These are the latest pendants and bracelet bar I made using PC and then decoupaged some favorite textiles onto them. The beads are some I will use...
Components: Handmade PC textile pendants and bracelet bar. Assorted Czech beads from LB and Etsy shops.

Last Recycle for Slides!

This is the last of the silver buckles/slides from my old Brighton belt. I think I like this design the best.
Components: Brighton re-purposed silver belt slides, flat bronze wire for homemade connector wraps and clasp.

Neptune's Gift

Words can't express how much I love this sea sediment jasper focal. I hope my design did it justice! The main pic didn't come out in the same...
Components: Sea sediment jasper focal from Etsy shop, aventurine 8mm rounds, waxed linen, Czech 8mm bronze rounds and Artistic wire for jumprings from LB. Aventurine rondelles, Czech aqua bicones, and carved Czech scarab beads from Etsy shop. Magnetic clasp, Czech clear faceted 8mm rounds, beadcaps and cord ends from local shop.


Rebecca Nunn displays organic elegance at its best in this earring design. This is the perfect design for mixing metal colors!

At the Beach

It's the end of the season and time to close the cottage this weekend until the May long weekend. I always miss being able to go up there during...
Components: glass, brass, wood


Inspired by nature Rebecca Nunn designed this stylish and versatile bracelet. Change out the charms, leather and/or the metal finish to add your...

Gunmetal Mania

I got bit by the gunmetal bug so I had to make something for myself! These gemstones are called kiwi or sesame jasper. I fell in love with the soft...
Components: Sesame Jasper, gunmetal chain, beads & findings, crystal & blue faceted beads, antique silver end caps

Hippie hemp

Cascades of seedbeads flirt with painted wood. Preforming a primitive dance about your neck.
Components: Painted wood, ceramic, glass crystals, Howlite, Mother of Pearl, bells, and seedbeads on hemp cord.


Rebecca Nunn designed this bracelet with leather and Nunn Design hoops. Combining leather and metal creates a funky modern design.

Earrings galore

I had been making earrings a lot lately to make some room for more earring components that are on it's way and here are some samples, a few of them...
Components: Most of the charms are from Petra. lampwork from my stash and all gemstones and findings except my own ear wires are from Lima Beads.


All special orders...well liked.
Components: 18g colored copper wire, 12g stainless wire, misc beads

Who's pretty in pink?

I'm expanding my horizons past butterflies and dragonflies. With everything "owl" lately, I had to try it. I love the way this one came out! I'm...
Components: Colored 18g copper wire, stainless 12g wire, misc beads.

Shambala, Halloween Style

I love making Shambala bracelets. I added a little Halloween fun to this one.
Components: Neon orange Chinese knotting cord. 10mm crystal/glass beads, with black and orange inclusions.

My Halloween Treat

This is a four wrap Halloween colors bracelet, macrame style. I needed something to wear while handing candy out to the kids. I used a twisted...
Components: Green hemp, orange pearls, Tangerine Recycled Glass Teardrop Round 17x10mm, hematite, jet black and Czech Glass Crystal/Marea Round 6mm beads. A black fancy button from my stash, along with crystal/glass, with black and orange inclusions from my stash.

Redos and Tweeks

I have been working so much lately I don't find time to actually get out all my beads and components and actually make something. (No idea how Asia...
Components: 1st) Pendant - Summer Wind Art, resin sunflower - Susan Lenart Kazmer, faceted yellow opal, glass beads - $1.00 tray Walmart, chain, silk ribbon, irish waxes linen. ******************************************* 2nd) Polymer clay beads from Viva Beads, pandora style beads and knitted look beads $1.00 tray Walmart. Knotted on pink yarn. The other 2 have been listed here before.

Ball Chain Change Up

My interest was peaked by an unusual use of ball chain by another designer. I decided to try my hand at wire wrapping some around a pre-made...
Components: Brass components, chain, and wire. Czech and glass beads

Falling for Fringe

I love adding a splash to earth tones. Using these small tassels gave me the opportunity to mix it up while staying true to the earthy fall vibe....

Rings of Honey

My original plan for these chandelier earrings was to fill them with tassels and threads, but then an idea popped into my head. The idea was to...

Spearhead Chandelier Earrings

Let me say first that I love this piece! It can be worn as a focal without embellishment or as a chandelier focal, very multi-purpose. I chose to...

Necklaces Completed

This a group of necklaces that I have done. They are mostly using Zola components. The last necklace features leather and gemstones. Because I am...
Components: Zola components are featured. I did affix crystals to one of the component. I combined that necklace with Czech beads. I also used Fluorite and Red River Jasper. The gemstone pendant I bought from the Fault.

Bracelets for Fall

My time has been short with my Daughter living with me and my Mom in a long term care facility. But, I am trying to do a few things. The bracelets...
Components: Most of the beads came from Lima. The rest came from my stash. The leather and waxed linen came from Lima Beads.

Happy Halloween!!

I love Halloween and I love gemstone beads. I made these two to be worn together. The orange jade rondelles compliment the focal and blue copper...
Components: Sea sediment jasper focal, blue copper jasper rondelles and orange jade rondelles from a favorite Etsy shop. Handmade (by me!) chain and wrapped link chain made with Artistic wire and wide flat wire from local shop.

Honey Do List October 2016

My husband has been giving me monthly challenges and we're asking folks to play along! If this sassy giraffe inspires YOU to make something you...
Components: Vintaj brass rectangle blanks, agate rounds, copper wire, TierraCast niobium earwires (various styles), plated hematite, Czech glass, Lava Rock, brass colored parawire.

Mini Pumpkins

I love the African recycled glass with Lucite petals that fit right on top. I don't know where I got the flower headpins but I'm pretty pleased...
Components: African recycled glass, Lucite petals and earwires from LB, headpins, who knows?

For the Love of the Moon

Oh, those moon beads! I just cannot resist them and, why should I? Then came the Mercury glass teardrops and I went to town! Of course you need a...
Components: Czech Glass beads, moons and teardrops, balled copper headpins, nickel-free earwires, all from LB!

Autumn Gold

I love the polished feel of these pyrite round beads. I felt like they needed to star in a very polished and classic lines piece. I kept the...
Components: Golden Pyrite, Thunder Polish Crystal, "Gold" coated glass

Autumn Acorns

One of my favorites for fall. Sweet little acorns inspired by nature
Components: Swarovski pearls, pewter bead caps, Swarovski crystals and sterling silver earwires

Golden Pearls

My older sister gave me some loose pearls from a necklace that broke (lucky me). So, I decided to make her a bracelet using a few of them. She...
Components: Jump rings and pearls.

Mar Tirreno

I had the Moonstone nuggets for quite some time and the holes were to small for knotting so with the help of diamond drill bit I enlarged them.
Components: Moonstone nuggets, faceted Pyrite, C-Lon, chain and clasp Lima Beads. Art beads from my stash.

Dragonfly Dance

The inspiration for " Dragonfly Dance " came from an Art Nouveau art lamp by Émile Gallé.
Components: Matte lavender Amethyst beads, Humble beads headpin, Vintaj dragonfly stamping, C-Lon all from Lima. Art beads from my stash.

Indian Summer

This piece reminds me of Indian Summer days spent at the lake. Blue skies, green water and earthy, rocky shoreline.
Components: Howlite Turquoise, Australian Green Jasper, Brown Opaque Czech Glass, Crystal, brass

A Couple more

I layered filigree pieces on top of the filigree bracelet I showed earlier. I used a mini screw & nut to attach. Then I sewed (with 28g wire) a...

A Few Finished

A friend of mine saw my jewelry that I posted on FB. She chose 3 necklaces from my Etsy store & said she wants bracelets & earrings to match. My...
Components: Greek pewter chandeliers (may be silver plated), sterling filled & sterling silver findings, glass beads, peacock pearl wrapped with half round bronze 22g wire from Etsy, Millefiori glass bead wrapped with half round copper wire. Earring photo on cup is the first rendition. My friend needed them shorter, so I modified them.

Dias de Los Muertos

I wanted to make it look like a señor and señora were dancing under a floral garland.

Agate Wrap

I loved this agate focal the minute I saw it. The bonus is it's gorgeous on both sides! I took a pic of both sides so you can see.
Components: Striped agate focalfrom Etsy, Artistic wire from LB and clasp and deer lace from a local shop.

The lone survivor...

This sterling sand dollar pendant is only survivor from my six week class in lost wax casting. I made five pieces altogether. It was frustrating,...
Components: sterling silver casting, Iolite beads, sterling silver chain and findings