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Designs by Crystal Canary

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Autumn Forest

The memories of youth—spending days combing the forest for treasures & discovering new things. No cares, no worries, just waiting to see what new...
Components: Brown Rhyolite (LB), marble rounds, Czech seeds & others, misc glass, parachute cord .012, antique brass leaf beads & findings, antique brass chain (LB)

Falling Leaves

Oh, the magnificence of Autumn & the changing colors of the leaves! I wanted to make a piece reflecting the splendor of this time of the year. I...
Components: Gardanne enameled oak leaves, Czech english cuts, rondelles & melon (LB), wood rounds, Tierracast bead bails & lobster (LB), antique brass chain (LB) & findings

Busy Bumble Bees

With Summer coming to a close here in the southwest, our garden is finally fading as the evenings are getting a tad cooler. The bees have been a...
Components: Green Girl Bee focal (LB), African recycled glass, African recycled ring (LB), Jet carved round, yellow glass rondelles & lampwork bead, pink crystal rondelle, metal large hole bead, wood, black leather (LB), seeds, bead caps (flowered ones from LB)

African Beach

I usually go through phases in my jewelry making styles, and my new obsession is with African beads of all varieties. They are so much fun to work...
Components: African recycled glass in 3 sizes (LB), African Ashanti saucers, coconut rondelles (LB), porcelain (LB), carved wood, bone, Chinese knotting cord for necklace (LB), 2mm leather for bracelet (LB), TierraCast button (LB), SP findings.

At The Water’s Edge

Lima’s last two ‘Beach week’ sales & the lovely sea themed postings in the Gallery, had me looking in my ’Sea’ box full of fun charms, shells, &...
Components: Recycled Glass Sand Dollar focal (LB), Recycled glass chips 2 colors (LB), Czech coins (LB), coral, cupolini coral, pearls, peanut seeds, silk (LB), Nunn jumpring (LB), misc metal beads & findings

Sticks & Stones

Stick focals, rough cut nuggets, pebbles, and chips are a favorite of mine. I enjoy creating with these because of the texture & unrefined element...
Components: China Chrysoprase Sticks (LB), Chrysocolla Cut Freeforms (LB), Yellow ‘Turquoise’ Ovals, Dragon Fruit Quartz (LB), Hematite Squaredelles (LB), Antique Brass findings. Bracelet includes: Butter Jasper, New Jade tubes & cubes, turquoise dyed Quartz, AB pins


As I look out the window and see the wildlife moving to & fro and the plant life starting to grow, I find myself filled with energy & motivation....
Components: Natural wood chips, resin carved beads, spotted ceramic rounds by Rabbit Run, green ceramic rounds, African recycled turquoise rings & rounds, green triangular & other wood beads, leather cord, antique brass bird & findings, crystal rondelle, bone, seeds

Well...It's Orange

It’s definitely orange! Orange is my favorite color, and I just wanted to make a bracelet based on this color for Summer. I chose some flower...
Components: Millefiori flat squares, Czech orange & smoky 4mm, Cube seeds, wood rondelles, African orange white heart beads, various seeds, antique brass findings & button, C-Lon

Grape Smoothie

Another step out of my color comfort zone! As I was putting away some newly purchased supplies from Lima, I came across some mauve hemp & wondered...
Components: Mauve Hemptique hemp cord, Czech opaque dk purple 1/0, matte purple mix crows, ceramic beads, 2 Czech turquoise glass rings, resin buttons, (bracelet includes various seeds & C-Lon)

Midnight Ruminations

So much suffering in the world, and when in touches us personally—it can be hard. And, sometimes we face difficulties that we can't get out of our...
Components: Czech black/blue twisted ovals/druks & lt. blue druks (LB), Larvikite rondelles, Labradorite (LB), Blue Agate (LB), Lava Rock (LB), Blue ceramic coins, various shapes black glass, SP faceted beads & findings

Art Deco or Moon Phases?

Every year we look forward to Lima’s crossword puzzle & have a blast figuring out all the words. Not to divulge our age, but we figured out...
Components: Acetate links (LB), Czech coins & nugget (LB), Grey Agate (LB), SP findings.

Denim Blue Jeans

A bracelet to go with my jeans….. :)
Components: African Trade Striped beads (LB), Labradorite, Denim Lapis, Dumortierite, Blue Aventurine, Red Sesame Jasper, Denim dyed Quartz, TierraCast toggle (LB), TC rings & drop (LB), ASP chain (LB), spacers, seeds

Primal Beginnings Bracelet

I’m finally finding a little time to make bracelets for several of my completed necklaces. Some of you might remember my 'Primal Beginnings'...
Components: Large Agate Bead, Steel Fire Agate (LB), Quartz shards (LB), Lava rock (LB), ASP steel rounds, wavy rondelles (LB), crystal rondelle, Greek pewter toggle (LB), seed beads

Autumn Tree

As I was looking for supplies to make some more earrings, I happed upon a few of my projects in time-out & made a quick review. Each year, for the...
Components: Czech leaves (LB), Green Girl Owl (LB), Picture Jasper chips, Picture Jasper faceted rounds (LB), carved wood tubes, seeds, wood button, pine cone focal

Red African Earrings

Been scratching my head trying to figure out how to make some larger, longer earrings. I rarely make earrings, so my mission is to make more...
Components: Mexican Red Snowflake Jasper (LB), African Krobo Powder Glass Red Discs (LB), Brass wavy spacers, Patina Brass Water Wheel Barrels (LB), repurposed enamel drops.

Copper Swirl Drop Earrings

I rarely make earrings for myself—I guess I always reach for my silver or gold hoops. I needed some earrings that were a bit longer since my hair...
Components: 18 gauge copper wire, Misc beads for drops: Picture Jasper, Citrine, Agate, Sodalite, Lapis, Czech druks, Magnesite, Czech deco seeds, AC findings

Sunset Cowgirl

We live in a small rural town in the Southwest where there are a lot of horse ranches, cattle grazing, and even a yearly rodeo. Although I am not...
Components: Pink opaque Agate (LB), white Howlite heishi (LB), Magnesite, Cherry Quartz, pink dyed quartz, pink Czech druks, ASP findings

Glass Rings

Inspired—I love the way Ali stacks African recycled rings in her designs. Having had the larger glass rings for almost a decade now—hiding in the...
Components: Glass rings, Trinket Foundry ring connector, African recycled rings, Unicorne lampwork mini donut rings, TierraCast barrel, large hole barrels, olive microsuede

Making Waves

Although I have tried my hand at making a few clasps with wire, here is my first endeavor making a piece of jewelry with it. I checked out several...
Components: 16 ga copper wire; 24 ga antique copper Parawire; Antique Soochow Jade various sizes

Butterfly Bush

This week I’ve been busy bending & pounding away at wire—needless to say, I had to break away from all that craziness. It’s been a while since...
Components: Green Girl Blooming Flower pendant, Faceted Agate purple & green rondelles, Czech fire polished & flowers, WGM stainless steel jumprings, nickel seeds, bead tips, little butterfly bead

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