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Designs by JC Hamm

Got the Blues

I saw this in a Jewelry mag and love the design , so tried it out.I'm happy with the way it turned out.
Components: Howlite chips and spears. Copper Chain and glass and ceramic beads.


Copper Rainbow Chicklets

I found the dyed quartzite at micheals discount section, they remnd me of chicklets!! I made the clasp from 12 gauge wire.I hammered it and patinad...
Components: 12 gauge copper wire, 20 gauge square copper wire, patina, howlite chips and dyed quartzite.


Recycled Heart

I found this heart at the shop where I have my jewelry.Another vendor had it in her spot. I had my eye on it for while.I restrung it with chain and...
Components: I had the same color yellow crystals in my stash and the matched perfectly with what was already in the heart.It was strung with a brown suede, I used my crysals in place of the suede.Copper chain and glass beads.


Rainbow Kumihimo

This is really a screw up.I had bought 8 mt to add to one already made out of the same rope, but I cut the rope too short.So I just made 2 pieces...
Components: Rainbow colored rope, wire wrapped shell chips and a ceramic heart.Siver bead cones and toggle.


Charlotte's Web

Had fun putting this together today. Remember Charlotte??
Components: 16 gauge copper wire, 24 gauge wire. Spider, czec crystals and glass sead beads.


Copper Earrings

20 gauge wire and crystals and carnelin. 20 gauge silver wire and glass beads.


Wood Be Mine!!!

I took apart a necklace I had made last year.I have always love the beads in this.well it did'nt sell so I remade it and decided I wanted to keep...
Components: Wood beads and acrlyc( I think) beads.Black beading cord.


Ocean Waves

I've had the Lapis chips and the agate slabs for a long time.I just could'nt figure out what to do with either.
I played around for the last 3...
Components: Lapis chips, Agate Slabs, copper beading wire&copper sead beads. 20 gauge square wire.


Hippie Days!!!

Used up some beads I have had for quite awhile.I always oved the necklaces we used to wear ,back in the day!!! :D.
Hippie beads.
Components: small wood beads and shell chips.18 gauge wire for the earrings and again wood and shell chips.


Daisy Chain

I had got the silver daisy a couple of years go and used to wear just on the end of a chain.I thought I'd use it to create something that would...
Components: red howlite and turqoise howlite and silver tubes with silver daisy pendant.


A Ray Of Sunshine!!!

I started out making the earrings first, then thought I should make a set, so started the pendant.The pendant looked like something was missing so...
Components: 18, 28 and 24 gauge copper wire.Tigers eye and Butterscotch Amber. ( was told that was the name of this amber??)I made the toggle casp(18 gauge)


Set up at Multi Vendor Store

Jewelry and Suncatchers
Components: Lots of copper!!! :D Gemstones and Glass Lots of pretty beads :D


Wire wrapped Tree

I used to go to this great gallery and I saw these trees that was on display there and had always wanted to try to make one.So I finally (years...
Components: Agate stone, 24 gauge copper wire, howlite and turqouise chips.


"Lovein Purple"

Once I finished the necklace, I though I'd try and make bracelets for my daughter in-law.I love the colors and how they look together.
Components: Seed beads, fire line.Silver safety chain and lobster clasp


Sister's Christmas Surprise

This is for my sister for her birthday and christmas.I started this sometime in April.( what can I say....slow!!) I took a class and had started it...
Components: Amethyst, seed beads. Copper cones, chain and clasp


Christmas cont....

Just continued...........


Decorating with wire.

Stockings and Stars.The stockings are all sold already.They were a special order, as well as 6 of the stars. needed to try something diffrent as...
Components: 16 gauge aluminum wire (copper colored) and 24 gauge with glass beads and crystals


Tree Cuff

Playing with the copper my husband found for me.I tried another bracelet and incorporated a tree of life in it.
Components: I think this is a 16 gauge wire, (he got it from old house wiring cord), 20gauge squarecoppere wire, 24 gauge copper wire.The stone I belive are unikite(spelling?)


Tree Of Life ..........again!!!

I promice I will not subject you to anymore of these.This is the large one, 8in brass ring.
Components: 24 gauge wire and arylic leaves.silver bird.


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