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Designs by Beadaholic1

Simply Simple

I have had these beads and findings on my work table for weeks. I decided to finally get it done today....whew!
Components: Czech beads, antique soochow jade, agate bead, copper spacer and charm from LB and etsy. 18g copper and vintage bronze wire...from LB.


Shades of Copper and Jade

I just finished the copper/brass pendant. Then I went to my stash for some gems and Czech beads....I think it came together nicely!
Components: Antique soochow jade, amazonite, and Czech beads from LB and etsy. Ceramic bead from LB. Embossed copper sheet, plain copper and brass sheets from etsy...I hammered and shaped them, dipped the large one in liver of sulphur. Chain from local shop.


Gems Among the Stones

I am in love with these amazonite ovals! Also wanted to use the last of the silver focals....it all just came together. The painted stones are...
Components: Amazonite from etsy. Silver beads and clasp from LB....focal from local shop.


Knitted Necklace

I have always wanted to make one of these. So I gathered all my leftover cotton yarn and did it! I think it will look great with a winter turtleneck.
Components: Cotton yarn, leather scrap and 1mm cord, and wood button.


Plum Perfect

I have never used the plum color before, but when I saw the color of the Australian butter jasper, I knew it was a good match!
Components: Austrailian butter jasper and some Czech beads and clasp from LB. Other Czech beads from etsy shops.


Autumn is Here!

I have been gathering these beads just so I could create a bracelet in time for the arrival of my favorite season...ta-dah!!! Here it is!
Components: Jasper rondelles and petrified wood beads from etsy. The focal, czech glass beads, wire and waxed linen from LB. Any remaining components from local shop.


Preview of Next Summer

I had hoped to get this finished to wear this summer! But now that autumn is near, it will be put away for next summer!
Components: Clay large crescent focal made by me. All beads fron LB and Etsy. Wire and lobster clasp from LB.


Back to School

The colors in this piece, for some reason, just remind me of school days!LOL.
Components: The focal bead and beadcaps are airdry clay pieces I made. Leather cord, ceramic beads, amd clasp are from LB. Wood and rondelle horn beads are from etsy.


Good Things Come In Threes

I just love the colors of these beads. The minute I saw them, I knew how I would design the bracelets.
Components: Beads from LB and etsy. Cork flat cord, wire, jumprings, cord ends and clasps from LB.


In the Galaxy

I love the Tibetan Bhodi seed beads...so decided to build a bracelet around it!
Components: Tibetan Bhodi seed bead, horn wheel beads, and silver connectors from Etsy. Cobalt Czech rondelles and round bead from LB. Clasp, bead caps, spacers from local shop. Wire from LB.


Pass The Olive (green)

It's been a few years since I have posted anything. I have been wanting to hone my wire skills and this past year gave me the time to do it!...
Components: Beads from LB as well as wire and one connector. All other wire connectors and clasp made by me.


Latest Designs

I couldn't wait to get started making the necklace once I received that gorgeous pendant and beads from LB! The bracelets were made from...
Components: Except for the assorted silver chains, all the components are from LB.


Thinking of Autumn

The minute I saw this gold focal, I knew what I wanted to do!
Components: Soochow jade tubes, czech beads, spacers, focal, leather cord, heishi spacers, irish linen, lobster clasp....ALL from LB. Czech leaf bead from Etsy.


Soda--Lite

I have had the lovely sodalite pendant for awhile. I made the copper pendant to show it off.
Components: Sodalite pendant from Etsy, copper pendant made by me. Chain and leather cord from LB.


TRIO

I finally finished these...yay!
Components: China chrysoprase, midnight blue jasper, ocean jasper, all components from LB and Etsy. SS chain from my jewelry box!


Fiesta Stripes

I keep all the small sheet metal scraps and use them to make different components. I thought the PC PENDANT
I made would go well with them!
Components: PC pendant and copper components made by me, alcohol inks, beads from Etsy and LB, leather cord from LB.


Lake Michigan Memories

I grew up in Milwaukee, near Lake Michigan......so when I saw these stones from Lake Michigan on Etsy, I had tohave them!
Components: Leather cord and ceramic bead from LB, copper sheet metal connector and copper clasp made by me, stone pendant and donut from Etsy.


I Got The Blues and It's All Good!

Love the blues in this simple piece. The silver really enhances them.
Components: All components from LB, Etsy and local shop.


Plain and Simple

I have had the pale green rondelles for quite sometime! They reminded me of the new growth of springtime. We've had springtime weather this week...
Components: All components from LB and Etsy.


Yellow Bird

I love this Vintaj bird! I added some patina and highlights to it.
Components: Vintaj bird from local shop, Czech beads and gemstone beads from LB and Etsy shops. Chain made by me.


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