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Designs by Moogie

A Link, an Idea, a Necklace

I found these links from the stuff my daughter left at home. Then I thought of hanging them on chain. Then I looked for a focal. Then I filled in...
Components: Paper mache (I think) focal, antique silver chain & findings, shell pearls, Czech flowers, glass leaves, tassel. Most components from Lima.

Setting a Beautiful Stone

Once again I lost all my description & list of components:(.
Components: Jasper cab, brass filigree & stampings, Swarovski aquamarine & light amethyst, brass beads, Vintaj toggle & other findings. Focal backed with wool felt.

Wire Wrapping Fun

Wire wrapped cabs in nonstandard sizes.
Components: Square, half round, round & glitter round wire. Agates, druzy & mookaite.


I have been cleaning & organizing my jewelry spaces this entire quarantine. I came across these beads & just had to stop & design with them! I’m...
Components: Nepalese beads, raw brass spacers & bead caps, African focal bead, hemp cord

Pips & Daggers

Kumihimo. I wanted to combine these two as an experiment. I like how it came out😊
And I just realized I haven’t posted since my car accident! I...
Components: 8/0 Japanese seedbeads, daggers, pips, magnetic clasp, C-lon regular size cord in 4 colors

Designed by God

Not jewelry, but I have to share how God (& Nissan) saved our lives. My husband, daughter, her husband, doggie & I were on our way home from...
Components: Totaled car :( Alive bodies:)

Raku + Leather = ❤️

This piece started life as a plain leather bracelet blank & raku link focal from Urban Raku. I dyed the leather, distressed it with a texturing...
Components: See above. I wrote an update on my wire about a health issue. Being a retired RN, I always look for opportunities to spread health info. Check it out!

On An Autumn Roll!

I have many kinds & shapes of jaspers & agates. I particularly love the stones with “lace” in the name. I also wanted to do something other than...
Components: Czech glass beads, shell & mother of pearl, Mexican lace agate, brecciated jasper oval/marquis, all metal is bronze

Warm Autumn

As soon as I received the yummy 10mm faceted autumn jasper from Lima, I had to create!
Components: All metal is bronze from either Lima or directly from Saki Silver, various Czech glass beads, handblown focal, a few crystals Beaded part strung on leather.

Chocolate Mint Set

After working with these chrysoprase nuggets, I’ve decided I really love the creamy green & chocolate brown colors. As always, it reminds me of...
Components: Chrysoprase nuggets, Czech firepolished, Chinese crystals, antique copper findings Sorry but not my best photo shoot!

May be my favorite!

I ordered these enamel beads from another shop & had to make a piece right away! I love chain tassels so came up with this design. Not to brag, but...
Components: GP chain, clasp, & Tierracast from Lima, enamel beads, various Swarovski beads from stash.

Pearls & Opals

Ethiopian opals—YUM! I took a chance & ordered some fron an Indian seller on Etsy. I didn’t want to make a knotted pearl necklace but still wanted...
Components: Freshwater pearls, opal rondelles, sterling silver safety clasp & findings, .014 jewelry wire

Chrysocolla and Garnet

I have to say I love how this came out. So I kept it & made a matching multiwrap bracelet. It’s made with Powercord, the gems, a gold-plated bail...
Components: See above...

Kumihimo with Lentils

A while back I asked which drop bead you thought I should try with my next Kumihimo braid. Lentils won! You can see how long ago it was—Autumn...
Components: Various colors of Czech lentil drops, 6/0 seed beads, .5mm C-lon cord, antique brass findings & chain

Links, Wraps & Dangles

I’m finding that many of my designs come from seeing a certain component & wanting to use it. For this set, it was the silver links with...
Components: Silver-plated findings & wire, large oval cat’s eye quartz bead for focal, larvikite, Czech UFO beads & rondelles, Greek silver-plated links. Silver-plated bronze ovals used in earrings. Foldover clasp for bracelet (I love foldovers). Handmade hook & eye for necklace. Most supplies from Lima :)

Donuts Anyone?

I recently began taking pictures of my jewelry. I have so much that I’ve made. It’s taking over the upstairs! So this is the first step in getting...
Components: 2mm leather, ruby kyanite donut, turquoise drops, wire; fun wiggle wire, Toho (?) Magatamas, millefori donut, silver bail & clasp; blue green quartz donut, multiple leather cords, C-Koop rings, Tierracast findings. All from Lima except the turquoise & millefori

Jasper & Bronze

I got my wire out & wanted to do something with the square wire. This is a my interpretation of a necklace from Kimberly Berlin’s book. The stones...
Components: Round & square bronze wire, impression jasper beads & focal, two colors of 11/0 delicas

Something Different

I decorated these tote bags for my daughters for Christmas. They come with the design printed in black & are made to paint/color & embellish. I...
Components: See description.

Unusual Pairing

I have no idea where the photos went so I’m trying again!
Lima had a strand of large beads I’d never seen before. They’re 12 or 14mm rosetta lace...
Components: Rosetta Lace Agate, gray moonstone, Red Aventurine, silver shade crystal, Swarovski crystal copper, copper bead caps & 3mm bicones (so adorable!), gunmetal & antique silver findings, antique silver & copper chain interwoven, and those delicious pink & yellow jade beads Lima had for a while. Hope they get more of the jade & rosetta lace soon!

Chrysocolla Delight!

I love the colors in nice chrysocolla. I’ve had these beads for quite a while so decided to use them.
Components: Various sizes chrysocolla, gold plated brass beads, faceted crystal ab, Tamba leather cord, Greek patina button, C-lon microcord, aqua ab coated quartz—almost all materials from Lima

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