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Designs by Starsparkle Spiral Chick

Turritella Treats

Here are those gorgeous Turritella Agate Nuggets from LB. I think they're a work of art in themselves. The copper link was something I made up as I...
Components: Turritella Agate, 20g Copper wire


Copper Dreams Bracelet

Here's the bracelet to match the earrings. Had to redo the dangle ~ I left it plain & it didn't look right so added a spiral (yes,I know!)
Components: Rhodonite w/ Pyrite, 18g & 20g Copper wire


Purple Pendulums

More lovely beads from LB! I love the shape of these ~ they just cried out to be wrapped! Unfortunately one of them chipped at the bottom when I...
Components: Lilac Lace Agate Rice, 20g Sterling Silver wire


Copper Dreams

These gorgeous Rhodonite with Pyrite beads were in my first LB order & I love them! My cat also loves them & has just flicked them off the table!...
Components: Rhodonite w/ Pyrite, 20g Copper wire


Seaglass Treasures

I found these pieces of seaglass on the beach when I visited family in Northumberland. Thought I'd have a go at wrapping them & this is the result....
Components: Seaglass, 20g Copper wire, glue!


Rhyolite Drops

Oxidised Copper ~ I love it as much as Silver now!
It's the 1st time I've made the figure of 8 spiral link & it could also be used lengthways with...
Components: 20g Copper wire, Rhyolite Drops, Liver of Sulphur to oxidise Copper


Tendrils

These were inspired by my runner bean plants! I love the way the tendrils curl & coil naturally looking for something to cling onto.
I used copper...
Components: 20g Copper wire, Jade rondels


Aquamarine Dreams

I bought these Aquamarine Rondels as a tribute to my Mum.
Her name was Beryl & I never realized it meant "green jewel" until I looked it up on...
Components: Aquamarine, Bali Silver beads, Sterling Silver beads & toggle


Cuprite Delight

Another bracelet I made a while ago, this is one of my favourite stones. I wasn't sure what to team it with but I think it looks quite cool with...
Components: Cuprite, Swarovski pearls, Bali & Sterling Silver beads & spacers, Sterling Silver toggle


Fire!

This is a bracelet I made a couple of years ago, long~since sold on eBay. I love the vibrant oranges of the Agates
Components: Fire & Crab Agate, Bali Silver & Sterling Silver findings


Purple Quartz Squiggle Bracelet

I made this for myself as purple is my favourite colour. I'm rather fond of squiggles too!
For some reason it was really hard to photograph ~ the...
Components: Purple Kiwi Quartz beads, 18g & 20g Sterling Silver wire, Sterling Silver round beads


Carnelian Teardrops

These are the first earrings I've made for almost a year! I lost my inspiration but I'm glad to say it's back! Spending time on here has definitely...
Components: Carnelian Drops, 18g & 20g Sterling Silver wire, Sterling Silver ear wires


Ruby Delight

I loved these faceted Ruby Quartz beads the minute I saw them & knew they would look great with silver wirework
Components: Ruby Quartz, 18g Sterling Silver wire, Bali Silver beadcaps, Sterling Silver findings


Amethyst Coin Teardrop Earrings

Just to show I can make jewellery without a wirework spiral in sight! Purple is my favourite colour & I think it looks great combined with Sterling...
Components: Amethyst Coins, handmade Sterling Silver teardrop links, Sterling Silver beadcaps & findings


Silver Spirals

These were one of my first ventures into wirework & one of my favourite designs. I really must get around to making myself a pair!
Components: 18g Sterling Silver wire, Sterling Silver findings


Grape Lampwork Bead Earrings

I think lampwork beads are so beautiful & wish I could have a go myself! These came from a US glass artist & I've combined them with wirework...
Components: "Grape" lampwork beads, Sterling Silver beads & beadcap, 18g Sterling Silver wire


Turquoise Howlite Spiral Bracelet

I love the colour turquoise & I think it goes so well with silver. I bought these beads at the Rock & Gem Show at Brighton racecourse last year. I...
Components: Turquoise Howlite heart beads, 18g & 22g Sterling Silver wire, Sterling Silver hook fastener


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