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Designs by Lynda aka DivaChick

Garden Nymph Necklace

Garden Nymph image created by Lynn Palazzo. Lynn, I hope you don't mind me using it again, it is still my favorite!

I added czech glass roses...
Components: Polymer clay, digital image, vintaj natural brass, brass, swarovski crystal, glass pearl


Rose Fairy Princess Necklace

My new obsession is making chain out of crystals and pearls. These crystals were taken from a necklace my mother had in the 1950s, they are...
Components: polymer clay, digital image, vintaj natural brass, brass, crystal


2011 Holiday Collection - Scottish Tartans Series - Stuart

Two more of the Scottish Tartans Series. I know the one on the left is Stuart, and I think the one on the right is, too, but I'm researching it.
Components: polymer clay, vintaj natural brass, brass, swarovski crystal


2011 Holiday Collection - Scottish Tartans Series - Black Watch

Another of the new Scottish Tartans Series designs, this time a romantic Black Watch plaid, my personal favorite, even though it isn't my Border...
Components: polymer clay, vintaj natural brass, swarovski crystal


2011 Holiday Collection - Scottish Tartans Series - Highland Heather

This new series, debuting this year as part of my 2011 Holiday Collection, features Scottish Tartans embellished with Brass and Crystals.

This...
Components: polymer clay, czech glass crystal, vintaj natural brass, brass


2011 Holiday Collection - Victorian Vintage Ephemera Equestrian Art - Baroness

polymer clay image transfer pendant embellished with Vintaj Natural Brass components, other brass components, Jablonex Garnet crystal
Components: polymer clay, jablonex crystal, vintaj natural brass, brass


2011 Holiday Collection - Jolly St. Nick

Polymer clay image transfer pendant embellished with Vintaj Natural Brass, other brass components, Swarovski Crystal in Palace Green Opal and Siam
Components: polymer clay, swarovski crystal, vintaj natural brass, brass


2011 Holiday Collection - Santa Americana

Polymer clay image transfer pendant embellished with Vintaj Natural Brass Components, other brass components, Palace Green Opal and Siam Swarovski...
Components: polymer clay, vintaj natural brass, brass, swarovski crystal


2011 Holiday Collection - Woodland Father Christmas

This might be my favorite. I made a chain of Swarovski Burgundy crystal pearls and added an image transfer of a Woodland Father Christmas,...
Components: polymer clay, vintaj natural brass, brass, swarovski crystal


2011 Holiday Collection - Medieval Romance Garnet and Brass

This is a custom order for a local customer who saw the amethyst Medieval necklace I posted recently. She wanted something a little more ornate,...
Components: vintaj natural brass, brass, czech glass, glass


November Art Bead Scene Entry - Stillman's Madonna

This necklace is my entry in the November challenge sponsored by ArtBeadScene.blogspot.com. The theme of this month's challenge is the painting...
Components: polymer clay, czech glass, swarovski crystal, vintaj natural brass, brass


Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!

These earrings were my entry in Art Bead Scene's October Challenge, based on a painting by Giovanna Garzoni of a hedgehog, of all things. They use...
Components: polymer clay, hill tribe silver, sterling silver


2011 Holiday Collection - Art Nouveau Morning Glories

A stop at the Art Nouveau spot on the time machine. This one features another of my faux ivory polymer clay pendants.
Components: polymer clay, vintaj natural brass, brass, czech glass


2011 Holiday Collection - Renaissance Tapestry

A little trip to the Elizabethan era. :)
Components: polymer clay, vintaj natural brass, Black Onyx, brass


2011 Holiday Collection - Victorian Floral

A trip through time to the Victorian age featuring one of my faux ivory pendants and Siam Swarovski crystal, Vintaj brass
Components: polymer clay, Swarovski crystal, vintaj natural brass


2011 Holiday Collection - Medieval Jewels - Amethyst

Another of the ancient romance holiday necklaces, this one in Amethyst/Lavender glass
Components: polymer clay, vintaj natural brass, brass, czech glass, glass


2011 Holiday Collection - Ancient Romance Series - Medieval Jewels Ruby Red

Another of my 2011 holiday necklaces
Components: Czech glass, glass, vintaj natural brass, brass


2011 Holiday Collection - Becoming Geisha

One of my 2011 Holiday Collection designs. I'm doing a lot of brass embelllished necklaces, some with a Christmas theme, some reflecting different...
Components: Polymer clay, vintaj natural brass, brass


A Sunday Walk In Autumn

I was inspired by the crisp, cool Fall weather I woke up to this morning in the South Carolina lowcountry.

Polymer Clay Faux Red Jade Pendant,...
Components: Polymer clay, czech glass, vintaj natural brass, carnelian


Trunk Show Goodies

I am going to a family reunion this weekend, and my Aunt is hosting a private trunk show for family and friends. These are some of the goodies I...
Components: all kinds of good stuff


Chatter

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Gorgeous!…” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
    “Yummy components and beads! I love your style and aesthetic!!!!!!!…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
    “Love the weaving! Must have been a blast! :) …” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

  • sweetjane
    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
    “Thanks to everyone for their lovely comments! This was certainly fun to make!…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “* would look GREAT with *…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Gifted”:
    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “I took a Class”:
    “Wire weaving? You're a "greenie?" I'd say you are well on your way to being…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Key boards and computers are not trustworthy..... they are electronic devices with minds of their own. Now…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “It's funny because when I type my son's name it always changes it to "sidenote" or…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank You ladies!…” read »

  • Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I love copper and you really are the master.…” read »

  • Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
    “Very,very nice.…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “I took a Class”:
    “Wow! I agree with Donna, this piece looks very complicated but you certainly did fantastic with…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Fall?”:
    “You make the neatest bracelets. Wonderful work!…” read »

  • Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
    “Very, very pretty. So talented.…” read »

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    R Fulton on “Summer sand dollar”:
    “Thanks so much for all the compliments!!…” read »

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    S Katoll on “I took a Class”:
    “It's a wonderful piece, and the wireweaving is amazing! I'm sure it represents a great…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall Tones”:
    “A really pretty piece. Great colors, great components, what can I say? When you're good, you're…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “LOL LOVE, LOVE Your pictures, your necklace, and I want Your caterpillar friend for my next…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Fall Tones”:
    “Mahala, Your pictures are just so perfect. They highlight your necklace perfectly. Plus, your necklace has…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “I took a Class”:
    “This necklace looks very complex for a beginner. But, you did a great job for the…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Gifted”:
    “Pam is right! The necklace has a great ethnic vibe! The wood beads are highlighted by…” read »

  • No Photo
    S Katoll on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Wow, how beautiful! Great selection of stones. The colors are wonderful, and the caterpillar lends such…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall?”:
    “I love the flower, and agree with Gail that it looks like a C Koop piece.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Tiger Eye”:
    “This is really beautiful. I love the tiger eye and the wonderful copper wirework. That tassle…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Gifted”:
    “Another oh, woooow piece!! I like the chartreuse (maybe yellow) with the wood. This…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “I took a Class”:
    “Oh woooow! This is so very pretty and looks so complicated for a group of…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “I took a Class”:
    “That musta been some class! Wow! I think your wirework is so exciting and beautiful!! It…” read »

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    Idania F on “Nature's Treasures”:
    “Gorgeous…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall Tones”:
    “Another terrific piece! I did miss seeing your little friend. The bail design is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Haha, yes, he matches.…” read »