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Designs by Humblebeads

Fiesta Earrings

Inspired by my love of the tropics and my annual Bead Cruise! I'm smitten with pineapple images and had to make my own pineapple charms! Charms can...
Components: Pineapple Charms, Czech glass flowers, 6mm Czech glass rondelles, copper flower spacers, gunmetal earwires, 22 gauge steel wire (use gunmetal color wire if you don't have steel.)


Island Life Pendant

Stack together art beads above a sea inspired charm for instant summer style! Lima Beads carries my Beach House bead and it's the perfect piece to...
Components: Polymer Clay House Bead, Polymer Clay Starfish Pendant (Tesori Trovati), 8mm copper flower spacers, copper ball and chain, ceramic bead (White Clover Kiln)


Fox in the Forest Bracelet

I whipped up this fun bracelet pairing together a fox button from Green Girl Studios with some of my new woven disk beads. Czech glass leaves,...
Components: pewter fox button, 5 polymer clay disk beads, 5 Czech maple leaves, 7 wood triangle beads, 18 4mm dyed hematite, 36" Irish waxed linen


Tassel Bird Pendant

I have been obsessing over tassels lately - from cute and trendy to elegant and flapper-inspired. Tassels have been showing up in jewelry designs...
Components: 6 strands of 18" of embroidery floss 1 strand of 12" of embroidery floss 1 1/2" by 1" piece of cardboard Sharp scissors 15mm jumpring


Lighthearted Valentine Necklace

This playful pendant from Andrew Thornton is the perfect focal for a Valentine theme that can be worn all year long. Opting for an earthy, darker...
Components: Ceramic pendant, 4 8-10mm ceramic beads, 2 Czech bell flowers, 2 Czech flowers, 6 6x9mm Czech glass rondelles, 2 4mm crystals, 15mm brass jump ring, 10 7.25mm brass jump rings, 10mm brass jump rings, 30mm brass leaf creative bar (toggle), 22mm brass hammered ring, 12" 5.5mm Arte Metal elongated oval brass chain, 6 1" brass headpins, 2 7mm black jump rings, 12" 19 gauge steel wire


Flamenco Bird Pendant

I love the way these tiny glass lentils and flowers dance under this trio of colorful birds. Free feel to make your own version of this fun pendant.
Components: 3 polymer clay birds, 5 8mm Czech glass lentil beads, 3 Czech glass flower beads, 4mm fire polished glass bead, 2 8mm copper spacers, 1 5mm copper spacer, 2 15mm Arte Metal jump rings, 5 7mm gunmetal jump rings, 2 4mm gunmetal jump rings, 26" gunmetal cable chain, 3 1" brass headpins, 8" 22 gauge steel wire.


Wooly Wire Wrapped Beads Necklace

I had seen Wooly Wire in jewelry designs for so long but didn't know what I was missing until I met the creator Nellie Thomas at BeadFest this year.
Components: 2.5" 18 gauge copper wire 4-6" sari silk ribbon 4-8" Wooly Wire


Growing Garden Earring

I created these fun matchstick charms for a quick and easy earring option. What I didn't know when I made them is how adorable they are as flower...
Components: 2 matchstick charms 2 14mm Czech glass coin flowers 8" 20 gauge brass colored wire 2 brass kidney wires 10 2mm copper beads


Wire Oval Earrings

Need another earring inspiration? This one uses steel wire and a tiny spacer bead to create earrings that pack a punch!
Components: 8-10mm polymer clay spacer beads, 50" annealed steel wire, 2 gunmetal earwires, Steel wool and Renaissance Wax


True North Pendant

True North points to knowing what your guiding philosophies are and having a clear direction in life. It's your gut instinct, your guiding light....
Components: Feather pendant, 32 x 14mm Art Metal blank, 30mm brass ring, 15mm Art Metal jump ring, 7mm gunmetal jump ring, 1 6mm glass bead, 3" waxed linen, 2" 19 gauge steel wire, 18" gunmetal chain


Totem Earrings

I found Tari's Inside the Studio post on Friday super inspiring. She shared her pin board of ceramic totems and that got my brain whirling around...
Components: 4 polymer clay spacers, 2 pewter bird beads, 2 6mm pyrite beads, 2 faceted brass beads, 2 15mm brass jump rings, 2 brass earwires, 2 2" copper headpins, 6 11/0 copper seed beads


Beach House Bracelet

I created this bracelet as a memento of my latest Bead Cruise. I made these little beach houses right before the cruise and when we pulled into the...
Components: Polymer clay Beach House, Sea Urchin ceramic bead, 8 8mm lampwork spacers, 15mm art metal jump ring, 10 6mm copper jump rings, 9 2" gunmetal eyepins, 18 4mm copper spacers, 6" 22 gauge steel wire, 2" 18 gauge copper wire


Wire Heart Pendant

For this simple heart pendant, gather together orphaned art beads and copper wire to add a little love to someone's day this week!
Components: 5" 18 gauge copper wire, 8" 22 gauge steel wire, polymer clay disk, lampwork round bead, lampwork spacer, polymer clay wobble spacer bead, 15mm arte metal jump ring, 13 4mm copper spacers, 28" gunmetal chain


Little Village Pendant

This pendant adds an economical and stylish touch with a few links of vintage chain highlighted in the front of the design. A cluster of beaded...
Components: House Bead, Pewter Bird Charm, 3 Czech glass flowers, 6 4mm glass crystals, 4" Vintage chain, 18" gunmetal cable chain, 1 15mm brass jump ring, 6 7mm brass jump rings, 2 6mm brass jump rings, 6 5mm brass jump rings, 3 2" brass headpins, 6" 22 gauge steel wire


Orchid Butterfly Heart Pendant

Luscious orchid silk ribbon provides an interesting design and adds lots of texture when creatively knotted. With Radiant Orchid being Pantone's...
Components: Heart Pendant (Humblebeads), 2 12mm brass jump rings, 5 Czech glass flowers (Dream Girl Beads), 5 1" brass headpins, 1 Butterfly button (Natural Touch), 2 30" lengths of sari silk ribbon


Spring Forest Earrings

Spring Forest Earrings
Components: 2 Tiny Flowers Charms, 2 12mm brass jump rings, 2 6mm brass jump rings, 12 7mm brass jump rings, 12 peanut seed beads


Spring Forest Bracelet

Spring Forest Bracelet
Components: Tiny Flowers House Bead, 4 glass flowers, 6mm yellow faceted glass bead, 10 4mm copper spacers, 12 peanut seed beads, 12 7mm brass jump rings, 7 6mm brass jump rings, 4mm brass jump ring, 5 2" brass eyepins, Hammered brass ring (Vintaj), Leaf toggle bar (Nunn Designs)


Rustic Bird Ornament

Rustic Bird Ornament
Components: Bird Pendant - Lipstick Ranch, Tree House Bead - Humblebeads, Waxed Irish Linen, 8 glass size 11/0 seed beads, 6mm brass spacer


Winter Forest Ornaments

Handcrafted, woodland motif ornaments which goes nicely with the birds, nests, pine cones and snowflakes that we've been collecting and making over...
Components: Original white Sculpey polymer clay, Holly cookie cutter, Roller or pasta machine, Large rubber stamps, Black Stayz On ink, White glue, White fine glitter6" steel wire 21 gauge, 12mm polymer clay disk, 14mm beaded bead, 10" sari silk ribbon


Wire Nest Ornament

Wire Nest Ornament
Components: ceramic rounds, silk ribbon, 20 gauge steel wire, 20 gauge craft wire


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