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Designs by Sandra Martinez

Renee Marie Necklace

Another vintage image cabochon! I sure have been having fun with these! Used Swarovski pearls and Czech crystals around cabochon. New Red Coral...
Components: vintage image, Swarovski Baroque pearls, Swarovski crystals, Czech crystals, brass bead caps

La Contessa Necklace Two

Alphonse Mucha vintage image. Wanted to add color,so I added gemstones,etc
Components: vintage image, Swarovski pearls, Czech crystals, smokey quartz, mountain jade, brass filigree bead caps, chain

Love Letter Bracelet/ Renee Marie

The first three photos are photos of my pieces I named after my daughter, Renee. The last four are of the matching cuff bracelet that goes with the...
Components: Freshwater pearls, Swarovski pearls, seed beads, brass filigree, buttons, vintage image cabochon.(on Love Letter) Vintage image, brass filigree, Swarovski pearls, brass settings, glass cabocon (on Renee )

Gypsy Girl

This bracelet took alot of work! Another image with brass beads surrounding it long with tiny bead caps and swarovski crystals. This piece...
Components: brass bracelet, image cabochon, brass beads, swarovski crystals, antique gold and gold plated findings

La Contessa

I have been foolin' around with image cameos and boy have I had fun! This image cab is a Mucha design surrounded with Czech beads and crystals....
Components: image cabochon, czech beads, ultra -suede, brass filigree, seed beads, ametrine, brass beads

Isle of Man

I first bought the cabochon focal at a show in Atlanta, then the other components as I found them. I wanted the piece to feel Medieval with almost...
Components: Pietersite cabochon, composite beads, brass, glass cabs, tigereye

Mildred's Wish

Mildred walks the trails and carries her passengers down the long canyon trail. Same path every day for years.But her wish has come true. She will...
Components: Bone pendant, red jasper, silver plated findings

Cool African Jasper

I bought this FABULOUS gemstone at a gem and mineral show. I think this jasper goes by mushroom jasper too. This stone was SO pretty it jumped out...
Components: cool african jasper, bone, carnelian

Princess of Persia

You all know that I love things that look like they were hidden a a treasure chest. Well, I guess the truth is I read too many...
Components: Carnelian, smokey quartz, filigree, cryatals

Ancient Amber

This is the most interesting and largest piece of amber I have ever seen...and it includes a BUG! The necklace is strung with amber and tigers eye.
Components: amber pendant, tigers eye bead, amber


This focal piece is incredible! It is some kind of jasper, but looks like someone drew a line diagonaly on the pendant, and made half peachy and...
Components: jasper, freshwater pearls, brandy opal, Swarovski crystals, brass filigree beads and bead caps.

Primeval Forest

This ammonite shell really caught my eye. I wanted to high light the colors in it so I strung it with a glorious jasper and tiger eye. The fern...
Components: ammonite, tiger eye, jasper, crystals

Marie Antoinette

When I saw this piece of broken china and then found the rhodochrosite and the pearls, I knew exactly what it would be! Ok so I read too many books...
Components: china piece, freshwater pearls, Rhodochrosite, Swarovski crystals

Fall Journey

The Fall is my favorite season with all its subdued colors.
Components: Red Creek Jasper, brass do dads

Ocean Lava Cliffs

This piece was inspired by a National Geographic show I watched on Hawaii and how the black lava flows down into the blue water.
Components: agate focal, mystic feldspar, amazonite, Swarovski crystals and seed beads


Love this pendant! I used out of my stash to make the necklace. It is a long necklace with a cool clasp I found at a fabric store. Ya'll remember me??
Components: unknown pendant stone, tiger eye, sediment jasper, turquoise, cool clasp

Squash Blossom

I wanted to make a "waterfall" necklace so I used gemstones,seed beads,and pearls to create this multi strand necklace. Had a heck of a time...
Components: Agate, aventurine, pearls, seed beads, copper

Red Fabric Cuff

Talk about a labor of love!! I used beads,sequins,crystals,felt and trim for this. Magnetic clasp

Lapis Treasure

Made this with LB's beautful lapis beads and gold filigree pieces. Folded the filigree over the donut to dress it up a bit. Love this blue color!
Components: Lapis, gold plated filigree, swarovski crystals

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