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Interchangeable Beaded Pendant Necklace

Beautiful Beaded Dangles Interchange easily. Use your own chain or pick from many Stainless Steel chains. Visit my website to see complete...
Components: Stainless Steel, Pewter, Faceted Crystal, Swarovski Pearls.


Black Leather Chokers

Summer is coming and Chokers are my favorite. Black Leather with choices of Pearls, Gemstones, Crystals and more. Visit my complete collections of...
Components: Black Leather, Solid Pewter, Stainless Steel.


Pretty Little Cross Beaded Dangle Necklace

Love this floral pewter cross. I've accented it with gun metal beads.
Components: Gun Metal, Stainless Steel, Pewter


Charming Key Chains

Getting ready for a pop up market tomorrow with these long brass chain necklaces...all decked out with keys and charms.
Components: brass chain, keys, and findings with beads, pearls, stones.


Confetti Waterfall and Friends

Here is a necklace made with the orphan beads. I haven't done a necklace in this style in ages. It probably has at least one of every kind of...
Components: between the three pieces we have stone, pearls, coral, wood, bone, metal, resin, seeds, crystal, Czech glass, seed beads and a partridge in a pear tree


Dragons and Moonstone

I started this a long time ago and finally figured out how I wanted to finish it. I loved how the white brass Saki dragon clasp looked with antique...
Components: Saki clasp, chain, some of the headpins, pewter soft flex wire, and Czech glass all LB. Moonstone, Hypersthene, and various headpins from my stash.


Wirewrapped Rings by JCL

Wirewrapped rings in Copper and Sterling Silver
Components: I have not posted in a while. This is a sample of some of the rings I have been working on. Any feed back would be great.


Tibetan Coral Beaded Pendant Necklace

Impeccably made Beaded Pendants. They are Interchangeable. See how you can add these beautiful Beaded Pendants to any chain or choose from a...
Components: Tibetan and Coral Accent Bead, Stainless Steel Chain, Tibetan & Pewter Components, Swarovski Pearls.


White Swarovski Pearl Beaded Pendant Necklace

Impeccably made Beaded Pendants. They are Interchangeable. See how you can add these beautiful Beaded Pendants to any chain or choose from a...
Components: Swarovski Pearls, Stainless Steel Chain, Tibetan Pewter Components.


Pearl Jasper Beaded Pendant Necklace

Impeccably made Beaded Pendants. They are Interchangeable. See how you can add these beautiful Beaded Pendants to any chain or choose from a...
Components: Jasper, Swarovski Pearls, Faceted Crystals, Stainless Steel Chain, Tibetan Pewter Components.


Goddess

The patina brass inspired me to mix the focal bead with just the right colors. I love it because the person who buys this piece is not afraid of...
Components: Picasso Jasper, dyed Jade, patina brass focal bead, patina brass with clip on components for earrings.


Silver & Blue Kumihimo Necklace

I really like when I do a kumi creation start to finish. I have a rack of finished braids but no clasps or embellishments! I love the AB sparkly...
Components: Satin bugtail (1mm satin cord), C-lon Tex 400 cord, 6/0 silverlined light blue ab seed beads, pewter cones & Greek pewter clasp from Lima


Really, Really, Really Long Necklace!

Here's my description on my Etsy store:

Versatile, pretty & just pretty cool too! This is one long strand measuring about 104" & consists of 3...
Components: See above.


Wisteria Meadow

I love the colors in this bracelet and the variety of bead types. It includes glass, gemstone, and even some hemp! It will be on my Etsy store....
Components: Anything blue, purple or green


Taming the Dragon

Ever go through those times where everything you create is crap and so you scrap it, feel like you have no good ideas, creatively blocked/drained,...
Components: Russian Serpentine can (not microscopic this time), 18, 20 & 24 gauge rose gold wire, deer skin leather


Swellegant Fun

These started out as brass gypsy hoops from Lima. Then they got metal coating & dye oxide & more metal for highlighting & sealed.
Components: Brass hoops, bronze beaded rondelles & headpins, Xaz raku 6mm blue rust, crystals, Vintaj Vogue earwires


New Mexico Sky Earrings

I had these Czech triangle beads and I loved the red with hints of teals and blues in them. They reminded me of the colors of New Mexico.
Components: Czech chunky triangle beads, teal stone beads, sea foam green and white faceted rondelle beads, frosted glass bright blue beads, silver and copper colored findings.


Area 51 Necklace

I loved the shape of these stone beads. They were "other-worldly" and seemed to mimic colors I had seen in pictures from Area 51.
Components: Stone beads, faceted Czech glass beads, Czech nugget beads, iridescent rondelles from India, bi cone crystal beads, silver toned clasp.


Falling for Autumn

Part of my Form and Function line. I loved the colors and the Raku textures. I mixed them with different textured ceramic beads, frosted glass and...
Components: Raku pendant, copper artistic wire, ceramic beads (yellow tones, blues, reds and multi), frosted glass beads and a custom made clasp.


Dream Catcher Necklace and Earrings

Part of an Industrial Inspired Chic line I did using copper toned components and raw type materials mixed with some different colored artistic...
Components: Silver toned artistic wire, ceramic Raku style beads, bi cone crystal bead, copper hued pendant finding, silver toned chain, Druzy focal.


Nautilus Necklace

I had some Tagua nut slices, these funky iridescent Czech twisted glass beads and some cool multi-color square coppery beads, and the coolest...
Components: Mykonos Nautilus Pendant, Teal Tagua nut slice, textured copper tone ring, iridescent copper hued square beads, frosted sea glass seed beads (purple and blues) and copper toned extender chain and clasp.


Nautilus Necklace Companion Earrings

I made a Nautilus Necklace from a Greek Mykonos pendant, a Tagua Nut slice, some iridescent Czech twisted glass beads and some copper toned...
Components: Made with Tierra Cast copper links, rose gold filled french ear wires, tagua nut round beads, Greek square beads, wood circles, copper toned bali style beads and iridescent square copper toned beads.


Blue Bayou Necklace

Maybe it was the polar vortex that descended upon Virginia, but my thoughts are totally on warmer weather and the Beach. I had some really cool...
Components: Silver toned metal pebble beads, wavy frosted glass beads, frosted sea glass seed beads, silver toned clasp.


Silent Splendor

Beautiful, quiet piece.
Components: Glass beads, onyx beads, turquoise focal. 24" long.


Alhambra

An old necklace with the blessing of a great mineral focal. I think it is a sophisticated, neutral piece. The necklace is 28" long.
Components: Mystery beads, blossom Jasper.


Leftovers

I decided to make a bracelet with some odds and ends I had.
Components: Turquoise, Green Onyx, Czech Glass, Agates, pink Jade, brass spacers, Amazonite ?, lucite flower, silver toggle and waxed linen.


Subtle Elegance

I like the understated brilliance of raw Peacock Ore. Has a touch of glam, but can be worn with jeans.
Components: Antique silver hardware with raw Peacock Ore and Czech glass.


Springtime

Custom order for my mom. She ordered this necklace in colors to match one of her dresses.
Components: czech glass beads, pearls, gold metal


Large Squiggles

Do you remember when you were in elementary school and you liked to do scribble designs? I remember doing them and coloring in the spaces inside...
Components: 16ga copper wire


Omega Shapes

I've made several bracelets with this shape but this is the first time I've made a necklace. I was so pleased with how it went together then I...
Components: 16ga and 18ga wire


Pink Poppies

This is another project that has been neglected for far too long! And I had pretty much everything I needed pulled together too! The Humblebeads...
Components: Humblebeads polymer clay pendant and round beads; Pyrite carved flower and faceted rounds; Czech glass rondelles and leaves; seed beads; Nunn Design findings and chain.


Magical Mermaid

Beachy necklace made with a variety of gemstones for mermaid lovers
Components: Green girl mermaid pendant, aventurine, Amazonite, jasper, Fossil Coral, jade, turquoise, freshwater pearls, crystals, seed beads


Purple Lotus

I've been trying to tackle some unfinished projects that have been lingering... and this is one of them! It feels good to be getting some of these...
Components: Porcelain pendant by Andrew Thornton; Czech glass flowers, rondelles, and English cut beads all from Lima Beads; Sari silk from Lima; Vintaj filigree, clasp, and other findings.


Torpedoes Away!

I fell in love with these torpedo beads and a little challenged by them. It didn't come out the way I had planned..but I think it's fun!
Components: torpedo beads, Turquoise, Green Turquoise, sticks, orange ring, copper chain, Sari Silk and other fibers and copper lobster.


Why Not a Tassel

This was like a sign or something...I found a bag of tassels on my back porch. So ...I thought why not.
Components: one tassel, Czech Glass..LB., Recycled glass..LB, fake turquoise, brass spacers, Piggies..LB, Green Onyx, brass chain and lobster claw..LB and leather lace..LB.


Aluminum Angel

I got this idea looking through Lima for eggs. Great project when you only have ten minutes!
Components: Sun mist silk, aluminum cable chain


Topaz Beads

These topaz beads have been in my stash forever. I "found" them while looking for some thing else. I think I put them away because I wasn't sure...
Components: topaz beads, glass bi-cones, red brass toggle, Hamilton gold chain


Nouveau Necklace

This Art Nouveau focal is reminiscent of the beautiful paintings and stain glass art of the period featuring mossy greens, bronzy metallics, iris...


Combo Necklace

I started out using my Artistic wire knitter & knitted a length of beaded wire that was too short for a necklace & too long for a bracelet. So I...
Components: Knitted beaded wire, kumihimo cord, black laboradorite pendant, a few crystal drops, a lousy silver clasp that I used silver Swellegant to rejuvenate.


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