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Designs by Brenda H

Tribal Coral

This was a piece that I reworked. The original piece had all of the necklace in coral and silver, but it was too heavy, so I redesigned it,...
Components: Coral nuggets, Karen Hill Tribe silver pendant, rondelles, and clasp, and silver chain from Lima beads.


Turritella, Turritella

I fell in love with the Turritella Agate, but it's so expensive. When my pick made POD, I had to have some. It's absolutely gorgeous! The...
Components: Turritella Agate, Bone beads & rondelles, brown seed beads, & Vintaj filigree drop for the bail and findings.


Autumn's Glow

I found this Autumn Jasper and I loved all the different colors. I'm not real pleased with the copper bail I made, but I'm such a perfectionist, I...
Components: Autumn Jasper (or Mayflower Jasper), copper beads, clasp, and 16 ga. copper wire.


Marbled Coffee

I haven't decided if I'm keeping this for myself or selling. I really like the bright copper with the plain marbled brown.
Components: Marbled Coffee Jasper (I've also seen it called Lucky Jasper), Copper pendant, rondelles, and clasp.


African Rainbow agate

This necklace is for my mother-in-law. I love the copper pendant. I hope she likes it.
Components: African Rainbow agate nuggets with Copper pendant, beads, & clasp.


Your spots are showing!

I loved the different colors in the Black Leopardskin Jasper. I purchased some small Sunstone rondelles, which colorwise were a perfect match with...
Components: Black Leopardskin Jasper, Copper beads and 16 ga. wire.


All the leaves are brown

The Vintaj leaf pendant reminded me of the Autumn leaves that turn all the beautiful shades, but then sadly fall.
Components: Vintaj pendant and findings, Honey Tourmilated Quartz, Czech light golden beads with a green Picasso finish.


Mangrove & wood

The pendant & focal are Paco Mangrove wood. The picture does not do justice to the pendant. The swirling patterns of black, beige, and a hint of...
Components: Mangrove wood, Black Onyx, Czech pressed rodelles, & wood beads/rodelles with Vintaj findings.


Simply Blue

I love the Larimar Blue Crazy Lace. There is so much going on in the stones, I wanted something simple.
Components: Larimar Blue Crazy Lace, Vintaj brass beads & findings.


Dolphins Play

This piece was inspired by the handmade lampwork lentel bead from Karen Milmine, with it's beautiful swirling colors.
Components: Lampwork lentel, Czech pressed glass, Vintaj Asian Dolphin pendant, & Vintaj brass findings.


Simple bracelet

This was designed to go with a top! The brandy opal nuggets perfectly match the colors in the top. It has shades of soft yellow, orange, & browns.
Components: Brandy Opal nuggets, Vintaj bead caps, & findings.


Victorian Grace

I love the victorian feel of some of the Vintaj filligee.
Components: Teal Venetian focal, glass beads, seed beads, Vintaj filligee, bead caps, chain, & findings.


Two Favorites

Two of my favorite beading products... turquoise and Vintaj. This is mine and I wear it with lots of things.
Components: Turquoise with brown matrix, Vintaj brass.


Cuban Dance

When I saw the Madagascar Carnelian beads I thought of our Cuban Chickie, Ivy. She is so beautiful! I can just see this swaying as she dances...
Components: Madagascar Carnelian beads & chips, and Vintaj brass.


Turquoise in Autumn

This was my second attempt at some wire work, but it is very simple wirework.
Components: Turquoise bead focal, czech turquoise glass beads, Vintaj brass wire & findings.


Window to the Sky

This is a gift for my great neice, who is 17 and has the world before her. I love Vintaj products and the Daisy Window pendant seemed young and...
Components: Vintaj Daisy pendant, bird connector, bead caps, chain, & findings with czech glass beads.


In Flight

I loved the Vintaj sparrow pendant and this was what I came up with.
Components: Vintaj pendant, Green Turquoise, & vintaj findings.


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