Gemstone Trunk Sale: Save up to 25% on 1,000 gems | Choose a FREE Gift with your order
The Design Gallery

Follow along with step-by-step beading projects and share your designs with beaders around the world—it’s quick & easy!


  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Vintaj sells a natural brass magnet clasp I use a lot. It's really strong and matches…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Gorgeous. Love the colours and the focal.. How can you go wrong with owls…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks everyone! Kye and Moogie.....helpful tips are always appreciated.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I can see why you fell in love with that owl bar. It is so neat.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love the colors of the beads & how well they go with the bar &…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Ditto! and a Fave!…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Owl's Nest”:
    “So cute. Beads are also pefect compliment to the bar. I love your chain and jump…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Owl's Nest”:
    “This is so cute! Love the colors!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Absolutely, positively stunning!! You have found the perfect beads to go with the darling bracelet…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Thanks, again! I am in total agreement about Rena over at Jewelry Making Journal...lots of…” read »

  • No Photo
    Kerrycasey1956 on “Paint Drops”:
    “Will you be getting any more of the multi color teardrop chain in? I would love to…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “All wrapped up...”:
    “I bow to your superior skills with wire! This is stunning, just so unique! Lots to…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Celestial Connection”:
    “This has an "other-worldly" look. The colors and balance are perfect. And the focal! Really beautiful.…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendant is drop dead gorgeous! The whole piece is lovely and the clasp! Very nice!…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “This is stunning! I love the colors and I, too, am a huge fan of bronze.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Awww, thanks everyone. You're the best! Got the little bells from Lima! They ARE cute! And…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Hey Lynda, I know I wrote a comment but I don't see it here... So, I love…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Wow! This is so amazing! I never would have thought of putting all this together but…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The beads look fabulous with your pendent! I know how difficult it can be to take…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Gorgeous pendant - what a wonderful job you have made with it. The filigree echoes…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Just gorgeous Moogie. Such a rich looking set. There is so much to look…” read »

  • Snnje B
    Snnje B on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Love it!…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Oops!!! I meant to say bronze.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Beautiful set!I agree with Fresh Baked- I keep looking at the necklace and find something new…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Earthy Mix”:
    “This is sooo beautiful! Love how the filigree compliments the detail in the pendant.…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Love that pendant! Very pretty.…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Thanks so much everyone!…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Oh you are so good with polymer clay! Did you play with Playdoh alot as a…” read »

  • beadinggma
    beadinggma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Your work keeps getting more beautiful!!! The pendant is gorgeous and you have a knack…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Such a rich mix of metal and beads...especially on the layered necklace. Every inch has something…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendent is beautiful! Looking forward to seeing more of your PC work.…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Celestial Connection”:
    “Fun and edgy set of jewelry...Love the iridescent colors!…” read »

  • No Photo
    S KatollakaSue on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “A beautiful, simply elegant set where every element speaks affectionately with every other one. I'd wear…” read »

  • No Photo
    S KatollakaSue on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Pendant, gorgeous. Beads, also. What really catches my attention is the clasp arrangement! It's really pretty…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Absolutely beautiful! This caught my eye as soon as I opened the page. I love your…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Earthy Mix”:
    “I love the pendant! The beads enhance it so well, also. The colors are…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Moogie, this is a great necklace to showcase each and every component of this great necklace!…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Love the mix of metal and your bead and color choices are perfect....great design!…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Thank so much, everyone! And if you want to delve more into coiling, then getting and…” read »

  • LFP Sarah
    LFP Sarah on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “the color combination is beautiful and the balance of the piece is spot on.…” read »

Picture Idaho

About this design:

One of my favorite "rockhounding" places (when I want to stay clean, at least) is my LRS (local rock shop). I spotted these fun cut-outs of Owyhee Picture Jasper. The ideas for their use flowed and I couldn't resist getting a few. The name hints at the fact that the Owyhee Mtns span the Oregon/Idaho stateline.


Owyhee Picture Jasper "frame" and cubes; copper chain, wire (12, 22 and 26 ga), beads and clasp; wood beads.

Additional Images:

Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Gayle, how cool is this? Loving that fab pendant- what a cool way to attach. The copper wire balances the piece!

  2. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Very, VERY cool!!

  3. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    it is darling! :)

  4. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Beautiful design! :D

  5. Science Chick Runs Sibes
    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Here’s what I did with another of the Owyhe PJ frames. It’s a pendant that isn’t heavily decorated–a few guys admired the necklace’s pendant and wondered if I have a more masculine version. So….


  6. Science Chick Runs Sibes
    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Lorrie, Ravin, Julia, SunnyChick–I appreciate your comments. I have an Art Festival show in Idaho this weekend and I’m hoping there will be a customer who thinks as highly of this as y’all and wants to give it a home.

  7. Sonja
    Sonja says:

    WOW!!!!! This is beautiful!!!! In my favorites right now…stunning!

  8. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Love this one! Great pendant :-)

  9. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    very pretty Hopfuly you’ll get a lot of the college gals at your show this would be perfect! Good luck!

  10. No Photo
    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Oh Wow!! I really, really like this ALOT!
    Well done! Best of luck at the show and sell lots of jewelry. Looking at these, I don’t think that will be a problem. :-)

  11. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:


  12. No Photo
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    WOW stunning! Best of luck at the show!

  13. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    The first thing that popped into my mind when I saw this was WOW!!! it is gotgeous – meant to type gorgeous, but maybe gotgeous means so goreous I gotta have it. Outstanding!

    And what are you offering as earrings for the ‘set’ buyer? curious minds are standing by…

  14. Violet
    Violet says:

    This is stunning !!!!
    And good luck with your show, let us know how it goes !!!

  15. JulzJewlz
    JulzJewlz says:

    Owyhee Picture rock is so gorgeous. You’ve done a gorgeous job with this!

  16. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:


  17. Science Chick Runs Sibes
    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Well, the necklace didn’t sell at my show this weekend–almost did but the woman wanted it longer. As we talked and I explained lengthening would be know problem, it appeared that she really wanted just the pendant. I pointed out the solo pendant (pictured in the fifth comment in this string)–she grabbed it and described to me how she had a strip of very soft deer skin that her husband tanned. The pendant will have a luxurious “chain.”

    This necklace received LOTS of raves but the crowd for the most part was buying conservatively. I might get a call for it as several customers took my biz card after talking about the necklace with friends.

  18. Sonja
    Sonja says:

    Good luck to you..I can’t believe it didn’t sell I am shocked!!! It really is very very beautiful!

  19. No Photo
    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Gorgeous, fascinating and totally wonderful!!! You did a wonderful job…the copper is perfect with that awesome jasper! I would love to have some of those pieces myself! :D

Add your thoughts!

  1. No Photo
    YOU say:

    Sign up for a Lima account to comment—it's quick and free!

    Already have an account? Just log in.