The Design Gallery

Follow along with step-by-step beading projects and share your designs with beaders around the world—it’s quick & easy!

Designs by Connie Tomaszewski

Whats in a Mermaids jewelery box

I found these natural undied coral at an antique show. From a dealer who traveled the world and had the most exotic things in there booth.
Components: Natural white coral, Larimar, and Silver beads.


Sea Side

I need feed back. When I first made these today I thought they turned out great. But the more I looked at them I thought they looked kind of...
Components: Shell, colored broken shell pieces, two part epoxy resin, costume charm( used for the bail), hemp cord.


Tranquil

I love this color glaze
Components: Hand made pottery, Glass beads


Waves

The main bead I had made in pottery class...
Components: Glass beads


Necklace

I'm taking a pottery class and had made some charms. This is the first necklace I had made.
Components: Beeds, pottery charm, chain and wire.


Blue Wave

I thought a mixture of different bead style and texture but in the same color scheme would look neat. What do you think?
Wire wraped head pins...
Components: Wire wraped head pins onto base metal chain. A mixture of seed beads, pearl, turquoise, and assorted glass beads.


Green River Dancer

I havn't been inspired for a while. I'm going on a cruise in Sept. and that plus my love for the ocean inspired this piece.
Components: Amazonite, Fluorite, base metal chain, and the Mermaid is silver plated.


Adrift

I found this piece of coral when I was in Mexico last year, and wanted to use it in a piece of jewlery.
Components: Coral, silver clasp.


Mermaid Bracelete

My love of the ocean and mermaids
Components: Peacock colored button pearls, mermaid clasp. Wire wrapping.


Deep blue sea

I love the ocean.
Components: Premade bail, Parls, Coral, Glass beads, Silver spacers, & Base metal charms.


Fairy Bracelet

This is my idea and was made with pearls and green girl pewter from Lima Beads, and was a gift for my nephews girlfriend.
Components: Pearls and green girl pewter


dripping in Turquoise

I seen something similar and made this one for a friend.
Components: Copper and turquoise


Chatter