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Designs by K Alvey

Wine Bottle Jewelry

When I gift a bottle of wine, I make and include bottle decor.
Components: 2 metal buttons, a rivet, 22 gauge wire, and tiny metal beads.


Creek Stompin'

I creek stomped as a kid and always picked up naturally tumbled rocks, so was instantly attracted to this Red Creek Jasper strand at Lima. It...
Components: Red Creek Jasper (sticks, rounds, and ovals), and an assortment of brass beads, and leather bits for the rings.


Nature's Treasures

I adore walking along the Ohio River and collecting driftwood. I saw this piece and knew it had to become a pendant. I grew up in AZ and loved...
Components: Driftwood, nut beads, Magnesite rhondelles (so wish I could have afforded these in real turquoise), wood slices, and AZ turquoise chips.


A Bit of Boho

I had a bowl of leftover beads from projects. This was an easy way to use them.
Components: Mixed beads, head pins, jump rings, leftover piece of chain, and leather.


Blue Brilliance

I like jewelry that drapes and thought this might look good with a deep cut white shirt and jeans. It actually fits more like a choker than in the...
Components: Electroplated quartz, Czech glass, and leather cord. I put the cord through metal beads with loops, but it isn't necessary. You could do the same directly on the wire.


Subtle Elegance

I like the understated brilliance of raw Peacock Ore. Has a touch of glam, but can be worn with jeans.
Components: Antique silver hardware with raw Peacock Ore and Czech glass.


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