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Early Morning Glisten on Fall leaves

Trying to capture the glistening that happens on a fall day when the sun first comes up on a beautiful fall day.
My pictures do not do the...
Components: Lipstick Ranch Tree pendant. The crystals are Swarovski and Czech crystal beads.


Petal of the Sun

The colors and the look of this pendant made me feel like a little piece of the sun was falling down to me. I didn't add much to it, wanting to...
Components: Greek Ceramic Raku Metallic Harvest Fossil Pendant 30x39mm, gold chain, copper chain, toggle clasp


EARTH'S TREASURE

Gemstones are the ultimate treasure of this earth for jewelry artists.
Sorry about the hand that needs hand lotion! LOL
Components: Amazonite, Rose Quartz, Picture Jasper, and Pink Opal. All from Lima Beads - my go to site for gemstones.


BIRD WATCHING

For Earth Day, I had to acknowledge our bird watching. We have bird nests to watch the birds feed their hatchlings every year.
How are my...
Components: baby blue cork, Sea Breeze Ribbon Mix, Vintaj bird's nest, leaves [riveted]. and the flying bird.


Fancy Arrowhead Soutache Necklace

This unique arrowhead necklace was made with silver seed beads, rayon soutache in shades of lilac, peach, light mint green, and turquoise, silver...
Components: soutache cord, Zola Elements Antique Silver (plated) Garden Party Fancy Arrowhead Pendant 24x47mm, Grey (metallic) Flat Braided Leather Cord 5mm, teal leather, seed beads


Indian Aventurine Bracelet

So, while I had my meager bronze stash out, I made this bracelet. It's the first time I've made decent bead links. But those Indian aventurine are...
Components: Saki bronze toggle clasp, Indian aventurine, bronze headpins & jump rings, Czech crystal rondelles


Oh So Fancy Jasper Set

Boy, when I get an idea...! I wanted to enter the Earthy Inspiration contest because it would help me branch out in a new direction & use some...
Components: Necklace: different sizes & shapes of fancy jasper, as much bronze as I could use from my meager bronze stash (why don't companies sell more raw bronze??), Czech crystal rondelles, Saki bronze beads, jasper teardrop pendant, 2-strand bronze clasp. Bracelet: is a triple wrap with similar elements as necklace plus a Vintaj brass foldover clasp. Earrings: antique brass clip on base with bronze links & f.j. drops. Ring: rose gold flat Artistic wire, f.j. stones, bronze wire swirly.


Turquoise Flower Hair Clip

I started wrapping wire around a big, dark green diamond bead from Jesse James, and started playing with seed beads, and two seconds later, I had a...
Components: Glass seed beads, glass pearl, barrette, and I don't know if the green bead is glass or acrylic


Earthen Ballerina

These gorgeous ceramic beads came from another Jesse James mix (my current bead obsession) and wanted to make earrings with these as a focal.
Components: Ceramic beads, leather


Ethereal Flower Petals

I got these pale crystals in another JesseJames bead mix, and was looking for something to do with them. I think that they are earthy in their own...
Components: Glass crystal


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Crystal Magic

I really loved the wrapped crystal "tassel" at my LBS, so I snatched it up and added my own chain tassel to the bottom. I love how it turned out.
Components: Wrapped quartz cone tassel, Czech flowers, bone rings, multi-color tigereye, brass cone, different chains, brass clasp.


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Free as a Butterfly

Butterflies are kisses from heaven. Another vintage thrift store find! Soft string butterfly paired with wood and carnelian.
Components: Wooden bead and Carnelian.


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Juarez

Like my fresh pick inspired by Mexico and by the song Juarez from We Are Augustines https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkCyhhyWekc
Components: Cactus donut bail (Patricia Healey), Raku Ceramic Harvest large disc, African Turquoise rounds 6 mm, 2 yellow African tumbled rounds, yellow African trade glass seed beads, turquoise African trade glass beads, enameld purple ring (C-Koop), copper faceted rounds (Nunn design), 1 red glass mini disc (A Beaded Gift), 1 red recycled glass flat bead, copper wire, copper clasp, a bit of 1 mm leather. Everything from Lima Beads.


Wood Nymph's Pearls

HI EVERYBODY!!! Sorry I haven't been posting or even commented lately. I have browsed the site weekly and have seen all the fantastic pieces...
Components: Large freshwater pearls. Carved beads. Laser cut leaf and flower. Waxed espresso wood beads. Floral carved wood bead. White seed beads. Waxed linen. Clearance button from Hancock Fabrics. 😥


Dew Drops

More fun with Czech glass beads. I realized after the fact, the first pair of earrings I made with the wrong color wire. This brought out my OCD,...
Components: All components from Lima Beads.


Spring Greens

I've been having fun with the enormous selection of Czech glass beads from LB. And I love dragonflies.
Components: All materials used from Lima Beads.


Jasper Prayers

I come from a Catholic family, and my mother has a gazillion rosaries she gets as gifts, me when I'm bored, etc. So I decided to make a finger...
Components: Jasper, Magnesite


Sunlit Pond Ladder Bracelet

Based on my pick with the same name. Also designed little earrings to match.
Components: Czech tile beads in mossy greens and AB two sided jet that really look turquoise and blue, lettuce green 2 mm leather cord, other good stuff!


Frosted Pumpkin Faerie Baby

This is based on my Pick "Pumpkin Fairy." I adore the Czech Glass Pistachio/Raspberry Swirl Melons with Czech Glass Luster Pistachio Carved Leaf...
Components: Green Girl Pewter Fairy Baby Leaf (Item 5708), Czech Glass Pistachio/Raspberry Swirl Melon Round 8mm (Item 40802), Czech Glass Luster Pistachio Carved Leaf Drop (Item 30284), TOHO Permanent Galvanized Matte Aluminum Round 6/0 (Item 20469), Toho 8/0 and cube trans-rainbow frosted med plum, copper toned chain, super heavy oxidized jump rings, copper clasp


Sunset on the Beach

Walking beside the gentle waves at sunset, with the cool wet sand under your feet, gentle ocean breeze brushing your face filling the air with the...
Components: Variegated earth tone hemp, silk strips and ribbon, dyed and natural stone chips, fresh water pearls in blue, peach and creams, Greek Copper Patina Whale Tail 23x20mm, Greek Copper Patina Conch Shell Charm 7x15mm, Greek Copper Patina Fish Hook & Eye Clasp 6x26mm, round copper spacers 3.5mm, green howlite sea turtle, Unicorn Beads handmade glass sea turtle, 18x12mm glass bottle with cork stopper with a sand-dollar dove a conch shell and coral inside


Beauty and Devestation - Part 2

Same theme as my previous post, but the olivine pieces represent the evergreens that seem to survive the ice storm so much better.
Components: Smoky Quartz, Crystal Quartz, Olivine Swarovski crytal, other crystal, silver coloured components and parts.


Beauty and Devestation

I created this necklace the weekend after Easter. Easter weekend, we had a terrible ice storm. There was so much damage to the trees and yet they...
Components: Smoky Quartz, Crystal Quartz, Silver coloured branch link, birds and flower


Long Time Coming

This laid on my bead board for almost a year waiting on nothing more than to patina and tumble the copper pieces and link it together with jump...
Components: Turquoise chunks, red coral, yellow jade rondelles, citrine chips-wire wrapped, copper clasp and copper wire.


Eternal Life

This piece was created from a bronze blank that was collaged on top of using newsprint tissue paper, tree stamp and ink, and copper paint. Resin...
Components: Brass blank, copper paint, tree stamp and ink, newsprint tissue paper, copper wire (18 gauge and 26 gauge, green quartz faceted briolettes, Czech glass beads, jump rings, gold beaded chain, handmade copper clasp


A Daisy For Me

I think I’m seeing a common theme in the recent postings—daisies and birds! I was working on the photos and write-up for this bracelet last night,...
Components: Golem Ceramic Bead, Candy Jade, Glass, Waxed Linen, antiqued findings


Daisy Daisy

Daisy Daisy give me your answer true! Vintage flower pin is paired with hematite that was acquired during the 2016 Easter Egg hunt.
Components: Hematite and metal


Line Up

Just a fun pair or earrings with a variety of beads all lined up! I saw a similar pair on a website and wanted to recreate. I posted on my...
Components: rhodium plated teardrop links, seed beads, fire polished Czech glass beads, moonstone beads, mother of pearl beads and 24g anti tarnish wire


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