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Crystal Soutache Headband

This colorful and stunning, headband was made with faceted light purple crystal beads, light purple glass beads, black leather, rayon soutache cord...
Components: rayon soutache, toho glass beds, faceted czech glass beads, cloth covered headband, leather, gold plated setting with crystal


Soutache Statement Necklace

This unique statement necklace was made with various shades of purple seed beads, purple shell pearls, rayon soutache in shades of purple, white,...
Components: toho seed beads, purple shell pearl beads, rayon soutache, leather, swarovski crystal button, silver plated wings and crystal setting.


Gemstone and Ink Necklace

This necklace was made with faceted carnelian, garnet and citrine beads, sterling silver chain and features a silver plated pewter pendant, inked...
Components: Alcohol Inks, silver plated pendant, sterling silver chain, faceted citrine, carnelian and garnet beads


Purple Crystal

Wire wrapped crystal with faceted amethyst rounds, Swarovski and Czech crystal links
Components: Czech Crystal, faceted amethyst, Swarovski crystals copper beads, copper wire


Amethyst Nugget

For the purple lovers! Wire wrapped amethyst nugget with sparkling crystal, amethyst and fluorite rondelles
Components: Wire wrapped amethyst nugget, Czech crystal, amethyst and fluorite rondelles


Jasper Rose

Centerpiece is a lovely carved rose. Landscape jasper, mother of pearl, glass pearl, brass beads complete the design.
Components: Centerpiece is a lovely carved rose. Landscape jasper, mother of pearl, glass pearl, brass beads, toggle clasp


Amethyst & Silver

This is a piece you could wear every day. Amethyst rounds and silver spacers
Components: Amethyst rounds 4 mm and 5 mm, silver daisy spacers, silver tube beads, toggle clasp


Smokey Quartz Drops

I must be thirsty, these stones remind me of a Coke. Gorgeous smoky quartz nuggets with Czech crystals
Components: Smokey quartz drops and rounds, Czech crystal rounds


Aquamarine & Garnet

Sterling silver lever backs with Aquamarine and garnet.
Components: Sterling silver lever back earring findings, aquamarine rondelles and diamond shaped garnets, tiny sterling silver spacer beads


Jasper Rondelles

Poppy Jasper rondelles accented by Swarovski crystals in golden to brown tones, brass beads, handmade chain and clasp
Components: Poppy Jasper rondelles, Swarovski crystals in golden to brown tones, brass beads, handmade chain and clasp


Poppy Jasper & Copper

The colors of fall... Poppy and Picasso Jasper, with fluted copper, Swarovski crystals, leaf pendant
Components: Poppy and Picasso Jasper 6 mm rounds, fluted copper 4 mm round beads, 4 mm Swarovski crystal bicones, Leaf pendant, toggle clasp


Burgundy Crystal

Burgundy crystal wire spiral cages on an adjustable chain, magnetic clasp
Components: Burgundy crystal, wire spiral cages, chain, magnetic clasp


Red & Silver Pearls

Wire wrapped red & silver glass pearls on a handmade chain
Components: Red & silver glass pearls, chain


Jasper Hearts

Jasper hearts, rondelles, and rounds, and brass beads on a handmade brass chain
Components: Jasper hearts, rondelles, and rounds, brass beads, brass chain lobster claw clasp


Amethyst & Pearls

Double strand of wire wrapped links of Pale lilac amethyst, pale pink glass pearls, burgundy glass pearls, brass beads and Swarovski crystals in a...
Components: Pale lilac amethyst, pale pink glass pearls, burgundy glass pearls, brass beads and bead links, Swarovski crystals in a red/pink mix, handmade clasp


Green Crystal

Green Czech crystals and spacers, chain, and magnetic clasp
Components: Green Czech crystals, chain, magnetic clasp


Blue Agate & Crystal

Blue agate and Czech crystals, necklace and matching bracelet, both with a magnetic clasp, so you can put them both together to make a longer...
Components: Blue agate, Czech crystals


Rainbows on a Horseshoe

Swarovski crystals in a mix of random rainbow colors on horseshoe shaped links
Components: Swarovski crystals 4mm bicones, 20 gauge red brass wire


Old World Knit

I got some beautiful nylon tube ribbon & knitted a braid with it. Then envisioned the rest with items from my (immense) stash:). Made my first tassel!
Components: Ribbon, antique gold plated findings, raku focal & Xaz raku beads


Knotted ribbon

I love the colors in this ribbon & have seen people do this kind of design so decided to give it a try. It's a nice way to highlight a few awesome...
Components: Ruby in fuchsite donut, Grace Lampwork bead, stash beads, ribbon from Lima?


Glacial romance

I wanted to make a chain but not repeat the "s" links or figure "8"'s I've been using. So I came up with this. Once I made the chain with my...
Components: Tarnish resistant silver wire various gauges, glass beads


Dichroic glass & Onyx

The rich black onyx quietly allows the dichroic glass to speak for itself in this wire wrapped design.
Components: Dichroic glass, faceted oval and round onyx


Precious Jade Flower

I'm digging deep in my treasure chest for this one. This design was inspired by the carved jade flower pendant set in sterling silver. I added...
Components: Carved jade pendant, jade beads, sterling silver beads


Oceans of Blue

Royal blue Czech glass in an interesting pyramid shape, set off with emerald Swarovski crystal bicones and silver spacers
Components: Czech glass, Swarovski crystals, silver spacers


Another Three in One

One chain with 2 hooks, allowing you to change the strands easily, to wear one, two or all three together.
Components: Beaded bead focal, Czech crystals, Czech glass, Swarovski crystals in a random blue mix, silver bead caps, lapis lazuli, faceted opalite, silver hooks and chain


Fall Woods

Imagine walking through the woods in late Fall with the leaves dry and crackling underfoot and the trees bare and brown. That's the feel I was...
Components: Picture Jasper, LB, Golden Mica (my stash), Czech glass, LB, Vintaj brass charms, headpins, bead caps, and parawire, all LB.


Pale Pink and Baby Blue ??

What do you think of the new Pantone colors for 2016? Instead of one color, they chose two as the trend for this year...Rose Quartz and Serenity....
Components: Brass findings, faceted glass, rhinestones, fresh water pearls, Amazonite


Iris Beauty

Irises are one of my favorite flowers. They look so pretty, but grow like weeds, where you least expect them. Swarovski crystal and fluorite pick...
Components: Resin Iris Pendant, Swarovski crystals, fluorite


Garnet Crystal

Delicate little necklace of Swarovski crystals in a random red/yellow/orange color mix and garnet Czech crystals on wire wrapped links
Components: Swarovski crystals, Czech crystals


Blue Treasure Necklace

Another "Treasure Necklace" using up my leftover beads. No telling what might be in there. :-) A blue crystal heart adorns the clasp.
Components: Czech crystal, Czech glass, glass pearls, Amazonite, Swarovski crystals


Amethyst Hoops

These are going to look great when worn. The drops dangle so nicely.
Components: Ear Ring Findings, Amethyst drops


Crystal Links

Swarovski crystal wire wrapped links in a random mix of black, white and shades of grays
Components: Swarovski Crystals on wire wrapped links


Blue Pearls

The centerpiece is a blue wire wrapped agate with blue glass pearl teardrops.
Components: blue teardrop glass pearls, Czech glass, silver spacers, silver bead frames, hummingbird toggle clasp


Job's Tears

These are some very special "seed beads" from LB! http://www.limabeads.com/Jobs-Tears-Seeds-9_13x6_8mm-P37465
Components: Job's Tears, silver spacers, Swarovski crystals, magnetic clasp


Beehive Pearls

Huge beehive shaped pearls in a wire wrapped design with brass spacers, brass beads and creamy mother of pearls
Components: Beehive shaped pearls, brass spacers, brass beads, and mother of pearl beads


Purple Czech Glass

For the Purple lovers! Iridescent Purple Czech Glass on a wire wrapped chain
Components: Czech Glass


Quartz Nuggets

Beautiful multi colored quartz nuggets with seed bead spacers to show them off.
Components: Multi colored quartz nuggets, 8/0 seed beads, toggle clasp


RAW Amethyst

Right Angle Weave around an amethyst pendant on a strand featuring light rice shaped beads and juicy dark purple round amethyst beads
Components: Amethyst, light and dark, purple jade, Czech glass, silver accent beads


Botswana Agate

Necklace & Bracelet featuring Botswana Agate with lovely subtle stripes of black and shades of gray
Components: Botswana Agate, Black Agate


Purple Flowers

Purple lovers! Double strand necklace with flowered shell beads, pastel Swarovski crystal mix, glass pearls
Components: Flower painted shell beads, beaded bead, glass pearls, Swarovski crystals


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