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Designs by Tanya m

Brown ceramic leaf earrings

I love these earrings! Simple, yet fun! I don't think any of the components are from L.B., though, except, maybe, the Czech glass beads.
Components: Artisan made ceramic leaf headpins, sari silk, copper wire, Czech glass, sterling silver earwires


Into the Sky

A lovely Greek bird soars high with labradorite and Czech glass. This necklace is really comfortable to wear!
Components: Greek pewter bird from LB, Czech glass, Labradorite, Copper beads, sari silk, sterling silver clasp and findings


yellow beaded bracelet

This bracelet has lots of chunky beads, both smooth freeform nuggets and faceted beads. Artisan sterling silver and Greek Mykonos metal beads...
Components: Glass beads, sterling silver, Greek Mykonos metal


Raku square earrings

I haven't posted anything in a long while and thought it was time to do so with this pair of earrings. I hope that you enjoy them!
Components: Raku squares by Urban Raku, porcelain beads by Joan Miller Porcelain, hemp cord, sterling silver


Skull bracelet

My sister gave me these awesome skull beads. I have no idea what they are made of or where she got them, but they sure were fun to work with. I...
Components: Gunmetal clasp and chain, African bone, Gaea ceramics, and Czech glass


Hand beaded leather wrap bracelet

I've never made this kind of bracelet before. It was fun, although a little tedious. I think it turned out OK, though.
Components: Czech glass, leather, pewter button, clear nylon cord


little fish earrings

I had originally made these for myself, but liked them so much I made another pair for my etsy shop www.etsy.com/shop/tanyaminottjewelry

I just...
Components: Apatite, Copper, glass pearls


Sari silk bracelet

I don't usually work in these colours, but the pieces seemed to fall into place. I hope that you like it!
Components: Czech glass beads, Sari silk, antiqued copper falling leaves chain


Bellflower bracelet

I loved the colours on these Czech bellflowers. Mixed with the pearls and purple drops I thought that it was just right!
Components: Rose bud druzy freshwater pearls, Czech glass, sterling silver


kyanite necklace

This piece incorporates both green and blue kyanite with clear aquamarine and fluorite rondells.
Components: raw blue kyanite sticks, green kyanite, clear aquamarine, fluorite, pewter links, sterling silver findings


glass flower necklace

These little glass flowers had been hanging out in my stash for a while and I wasn't sure how to use them. Eventually, I decided to hang them...
Components: Czech pressed glass, amethyst nuggets, 14carat rose gold chain and findings


colour block double strand necklace

I saw the faceted jasper beads in a clearance bin and had to have them! I love the way that they contrast with the creamy faux pearls.
Components: Brecciated Jasper, vintage faux pearls, glass, brass plated bead caps and clasp.


Trilobite bracelet

Little pressed glass trilobites look like they have just been chisled out of a rock somewhere, so I made sure to add natural stone beads to keep...
Components: Pressed Czech glass, Red Jasper, other stones but I don't know what they are, assorted glass beads


koi pond

The beautiful crackle agate beads remind me of aquatic plants and the red agate chips perfectly mimic the colour of koi. I tried to catch the feel...
Components: pewter Dorabeth design clasp, green crackle agate, red agate chips


royal red necklace

The pendant was originally on a piece that I had purchased years ago, but it looks just great with the rich reds and golds here!
Components: Gold fresh water pearls, fire polished glass, miscellanious glass beads


Heart anklet

I had originaly pictured a bracelet, but this works great as an anklet
Components: Pewter connector, margarita crystals, czech glass beads


dewdrops necklace

This is another piece that I created to use up some extra beads. The different shades of blue reminded me of morning dew.


swirl barrette

I love the swirl AB beads in this piece!
Components: Czech pressed glass, glass chips


Purple luster bracelet

This bracelet incorporates incredible purple glass leaves and tiny brass beads.
Components: brass beads, Czech glass beads


Flourite bellflower necklace

Although I've seen the bead cap in many places, I still love it! This is my take on a use for it.
Components: Flourite pillows, blue and white freshwater pearls, metal beads, glass beads


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