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Designs by stringsringsandbaubles

Jagged Love

Jagged edgy heart proves masculine but feminine in its own right. Antique copper chain has brass jump rings to connect the Lipstick Ranch piece.
Components: Lipstick Ranch heart, antique copper horse eye chain. Brass toggle clasp

Here Comes The Sun

Yellow opal seemed like the perfect choice to highlight the sun.
Components: Chocolate shell pearls, Pietersite, crystals, Yellow Opal, stainless steel wire, brass clasp, Lipstick Ranch rusted pendant

Swirls of Color

I have been studying color theory and was pleasantly surprised by the amethyst and forest green pairing. The green pendant and silver connector...
Components: Amethyst Czech glass, Nunn Design Sterling Silver plated connector, stainless steel wire, crystal rondelles, Tagua nut olive potato chip (pendant piece), emerald Picasso window oval

Iron Cross Pendant

A white sweater is the perfect background to showcase this gorgeous brown, gold and turquoise pendant with the Lipstick Ranch rusted iron cross.
Components: stainless steel wire, chocolate shell pearls, African glass bi-cone, crystal rondelles, buri root, Tiger Eye, brass jump rings, antique gold clasp

White Howlite with Red Lantern Bead Necklace

I picture myself wearing this on vacation to Bali. Red lantern beads are surrounded by white howlite coins and finished with an antique silver...
Components: White Howlite, stainless steel wire, red and silver seed beads

Beachy Dreams

Czech glass Peruvian opal with sea glass spacer beads on stainless steel wire. I chose the star toggle clasp because it reminds me of the ocean...
Components: stainless steel wire, silver toggle clasp, Peruvian Green Opal, and sea glass spacers.

Jasper Bracelet

Jasper pillow squares nestle jasper "golf balls" with antique gold spacers. A gorgeous piece for work or evening.
Components: jasper, antique gold spacers, stainless steel wire

Oceanic Dreams

Beautiful flat glass turquoise beads are separated by hematite spacer beads and red seed beads. Star shaped spacers add a textural element. The...
Components: glass, Hematite, stainless steel wire, silver

African Rhyolite Double Strand Necklace

I imagined being on an African safari when I created this. The pictures don't do it justice.
Components: African Brown Rhyolite, Czech glass, dotted bone beads, crystal rondelles

Lime Green Shell & Crystal Necklace

Topaz and amber crystals make a lime green shell necklace sparkle.
Components: Shell, crystals, stainless steel wire