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Designs by JC Hamm

Sea Glass Wrapping Frenzie!!!

More sea glass wire wrapping. So much fun. These have all been dilled. We were so worried about breaking them or having them split, but they...
Components: Antique copper, silver (non tarnish)and antique brass. Dragon fly, fish and star fish charms.

Sea Glass lariet

Sea glass lariat. This is some more of the sea glass my friend brought back from Nevis. My husband drilled about 8 pieces for me. And nothing broke!!!
Components: 21gauge silver wire, 28gauge for wrapping.

Sea Glass

More of the same!!

Nivis Sea Glass

My friend goes to Nevis for 6 months and spends a lot of her time searching for sea glass. I spent a week with her and wire wrapped about 18...
Components: 20 gauge antique copper wire, silver and antique brass. Also 20 gauge copper wire and 24 gauge. The chips were glued on.

Jade Butterfly

My friend gave me quite a lot of jade, I have had it for along time. m So decided it was time to do something with it. I've always liked the chain...
Components: 24 gauge copper wire and jade. Glss pendant.

It's been awhile!

It has been awhile!! I decided I needed new earrings.Oh and I have a blue finger to go with the blue pair. missed while hammering!!!!
Components: copper wire and crystals and glass

The forever necklace!

I called this the forever necklace because it took me that long to make!!! I've lost my mojo, so to speak!! I started this before Christmas and...
Components: 16 gauge wire, howlite and red tigers eye.

Redo Pendant

This is a redo of a pendant for my friend. I just wasn't happy with the first try. (pic#1) So after 3 failed attempts and a lot of lost wire.!! I...
Components: !8 gauge copper wire, 24 gauge, and Howlite beads.

Bollywood Style Earrings

Playing around with the wire this weekend, saw this design on pintrest, but she had done macromae on hers and I'm not good at that, at all!!! So...
Components: 18 gauge copper wire, glass seed beads, Howlite Turquoise, and crystals. wrapped with 30 gauge wire.

Heart Of Hearts Suncatcher

I love making hearts, but I have trouble getting them right. I'm pleased with the way this turned out. I also took 2 more photos of the crochet...
Components: Copper hearts, hammered and patina. Then wrapped in 18 gauge copper wire.Glass beads with tiny copper daisy spacers.

Sunday Afternoon

Wire wrap of a stone my friend brought back from Nevis. The other ids a very long crochet necklace, with handmade copper wire clasp. I used Gun lue...
Components: 30 gauge wire for crochet necklace, with Fresh Water Pearls and Lapis Chips.The clasp has glass pearls. Ran out of FWP. 12 gauge wire for clasp. It's been a creative day!! :D

#2 Crochet Bracelet

This is my second attempt at the same design.This one is a little big so it doesn't fit as nice. I love the colors with the copper wire, but I'm...

Copper Crochet Bracelet

I had done the crochet a year ago and could never figure out how I wanted to attach a clasp. I saw on Pinterest this am a framed one. So tada!! I...
Components: @8 gauge wire for the crochete with glass size 6 and 8 seed beads.16 gauge wire for the frame.

Triple Trees and Sun Witch

Another bit of wire creations I've been playing around with this summer. I'm going to try wire weaving next!!!! Hope I can do it, I've been...
Components: Amber colored wire(14 Gauge) and 24 copper wire. Bottom tree with Gold stone, the witch has citrine chips in her skirt and the top tree with carnilen chips.

Copper Wrap

I had some left over wire, so played around till I came up with this and used 30 gauge wire to string on the beads, like a wrap bracelet. Next...
Components: 16 gauge wire, 24 gauge to attach the Turquoise donut then 30 gauge. Glass beads and amber topaz.

Summer wire fun

I've been having fun playing with wire. The first is a Starfish Suncatcher.The second is my Sun Witch Suncatcher and last is a Tree Of Life...
Components: Copper wire, glass beads, and Garnet.

Beaded Fish

Our local bead shop owner found some beaded fish online and thought it would be something I would be interested in making. So here are my versions...
Components: Glass beads and #6 sead beads and 16 and 12 gauge wire.


This is just what it is called, twisted wire. I was trying to do some swirls by hand, and I just kept going.I liked how it turned out, although not...
Components: 14 or 16 gauge copper wire and crystals. 24 gauge for attaching the crystals.

Kumihimo Fringe!

I love the look of the long necklaces with beads hanging off a fringe.So I thought I would try it with kumihimo.
Components: twisted rainbow colored rope and brass beads and glass beads.

Tree Of Life

I still love making these.
Components: Emerald glass chips, amber wire and 22 gauge wire for the tree.