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A few Necklaces

There was really no rhyme or reason to what I had ordered from LB. Except...I had some FWP in blue..so I ordered the Kyanite pendant. They ended...
Components: Kyanite, Agates, silver chain, silver links, GGS pendant, silver charms, leather cord, GGS frog button, waxed linen

Earring Collection

A collection of earrings.
Components: All - fishhooks and jumprings 01 - 20g and 26g silver wire, Orange flat facetted crystal beads. 02 - 20g and 26g gold wire, blue crystals. 03 - 20g copper wire, 26g red wire and red facetted teardrop beads. 04 - 20g and 26g gold wire and orange crystals. 05 - 20g gold wire, 26g purple wire, bead caps, purple pearl beads and purple crystals.

Some New Bracelets

The first bracelet contains some things I found on my treasure hunt...the other two contain things that were generously given to me from Nancy .
Components: Czech glass, Tiger Eye, Jasper, PC beads, brass chain, brass toggle, brass butterfly, Lampworked beads, Black Sardonyx, African glass bead, silver toggle, PC focal, Blue Agate, gold beadcaps, Swarovski crystals...etc.

Amethyst Clusters

I went crazy going thru a whole drawer of beads. And...found a bunch of lost treasures. One was the other of a pair of Czech teardrops.
Components: Czech teardrops, Amethyst, FWP, silver earwires

The Earrings & Bracelet in Progress

Here are the ear rings, Pam.
I've include a photo of the ear rings with the necklace. After watching this set for a while I've decided to do a...
Components: 8mm rhyolite beads, hand made copper triangles, niobium ear wires, bracelet: 14ga & 24ga copper wire, strawberry quartz, green garnet, Czech glass

Dragon Necklace

Dragon pendant
Components: 20g gold wire, 26g gold wire, light blue opaque 4mm bicone crystals, 8mm blue eye bead, jump ring, gold chain and toggle clasp.

Easter Set

Bunny Jewelry for Easter
Components: 20g gold wire, 26g gold wire, ribbon crimps, round crystal beads, jump rings, fish hooks, gold chain and toggle clasp.

Very Green Bracelet

I'm not sure what the focal green bead...some kind of raw nugget...maybe an Emerald. The earrings are definitely Emeralds.
Components: Green nugget, Jade nugget, Czech glass, Green Aventurine, copper charm, brass button.

Singing the Blues

A floral bracelet in shades of blue and silver. The metal components may look gold because of the lighting, but they are silver.
Components: Lampwork glass floral beads, recycled blue glass beads, Czech glass blue melon beads, fire polished blue glass bead, freshwater pearls, filigree silver beads, faceted silver hematite, silver leaf charm, floral toggle clasp.

Elephant Refresh

Hey!!! Long time, no post from me. I've just been busy with the new kittens/cats. They all decided to get sick at the same time so multiple vet...
Components: Resin Elephant pendant. Carved soapstone beads, natural brass rounds, mookaite sticks, pinkish/brown lavastone, seed beads, metal coin beads, lobster clasp.

Another Floral Bracelet

I’m on a roll making bracelets. This one in deep blues and greens.
Components: Lampwork beads, Czech glass maple leaf beads, green cathedral beads, fluted silver beads, Fire polished crystal, faceted silver hematite, floral toggle clasp.

Cathedrals and Pearls

A lovely painted lotus focal bead paired with freshwater pearls, pink cathedral beads and various metal beads makes for an elegant bracelet.
Components: Painted lotus focal, silver diamond focal, pink cathedral beads, freshwater pearls, antique silver beads, silver diamond beads, faceted silver hematite, floral toggle clasp.

Butterflies Are Free

A friend saw my creation featured on the Lima Beads homepage and wanted a similar bracelet. I didn’t want to make them too similar so I hope she...
Components: Lampworked beads, butterfly bead, freshwater pearls, Czech glass leaves, butterfly and flower toggle clasp.

A Sign of Spring

Sitting outside on my front porch, I am starting to see butterflies and bees. I found this pendant while taking inventory of my necklaces.
Components: Brass butterfly, Czech glass, vintage bead, Lapis, Blue Haze Agate, Mille Fiori bead, copper link and brass chain .

Crochet, Beads, Cord, Metal Chain

Sometimes a little boredom turns into something vaguely interesting.

This and That

This is a bracelet that I started some time ago. I found it in a box. All it needed was a few loose ends worked in. How lazy am I? I didn't even...
Components: Crystal beads and a bunch of those clear 6/0 spacer beads they put on strands of beads to separate them. I always think there has to be a use for them. Also crystal faceted bead for the clasp, and beading thread.

Amanita Earrings

I had all sorts of brass bead caps, but no teardrops at all, and was inspired to create my own mushroom garden. So i ordered some beads, and made...

Black Beauty

I was putting random things together that I store in a cookie tin. I find my most creative process this way.
Components: Black wire, Czech glass flower, vintaj black findings, glass pearls, Czech glass chain.

Rustic Copper and Rhyolite

Spent most of the afternoon yesterday working on this necklace. Those little triangles were a bit tedious to make and took most of the time but I...
Components: 24ga copper sheet, 22ga copper wire, 8mm and 10mm rhyolite beads, antique copper chain

Catch all bag

I've been making these little bags recently that could hold jewelry or travel stuff, etc... I love fabric, so this is a fun way to showcase some...
Components: 100% cotton fabric, silky cording

Midnight Beader

I couldn't sleep last night...I thought it might be a full moon...but it wasn't. I had a bracelet I had started. So, I got up and finished it!
Components: Cherry Quartz, Swarovski crystals, gold balls, polka dot glass bead, orange large hole beads, pink and orange jasper, brass chain, gold toggle

Groovy Blooms Earrings

For these groovy earrings I attached the chain to the clutch so it will sway freely behind the larger flower. I love this style idea, it adds a...

Inspired Necklace # 1

I am trying (sometimes not very successfully) to break out of my "stringing" mode. This piece is a first attempt.
Components: Assorted orphan and other beads in shades of green, bronze, amber, and others. Reclaimed bronze chain. Jute and knotting cord. Seed beads, bronze colored copper wire. Jump rings.

A Third African Kazuri and Brass Bead Necklace

This is another necklace using ceramic Kazuri beads handmade in Kenya by underprivileged women and African Brass Beads from Lima Beads as the focal...
Components: Ceramic Kazuri Beads, African Brass Basket Beads, 10mm brass beads, brass saucer spacers, wood beads.

Another Earring and More Presents

Another experiment with Copper blanks and patina. Plus...the pink bracelet is for Holly and the last bracelet is for Debbie.
Components: Copper gypsy hoops, Green Fluorite, Czech glass, gold balls, Rhodonite bunny, gold toggle, assorted charms, brass connector, Lapis, Swarovski crystals, brass toggle.

Acorn Zipper Pulls

I was inspired by the mushroom earrings. I had leftover acorn caps from a fall project, so i wired them with 12 mm gemstone and glass beads. Added...

Tundra Sapphire and Hamsa Necklace

Beautiful ombre shades of Tundra sapphire with Hamsa charm
Components: Sapphire, TierraCast brass Hamsa mini charm.

Black with Pink Opals

Netted necklace with pink seed beads and pink opals. After making about 2/3 of the necklace I realized that I didn't have enough of the jet beads....
Components: 11/0 Seed Beads Rose, 4 mm Fire Polished Czech Glass Jet, 4 mm LB Pink Opal Faceted Rounds, TierraCast Brittania Pewter Gold Plated Toggle Clasp

New Earrings

I had received some gemstone drops from Nancy and made an Amethyst pair and a Lapis pair. The Abalone pair I bought from LB. The last pair was an...
Components: Amethyst drops, silver and gold Y connectors, Lapis, Abalone feathers...LB, Green Agate ?, copper blanks, Green Fluorite leaves.

Another Skull and a Custom Order

This is skull no. 2 bracelet...who knows if it will sell or not. The second bracelet is a custom order from a repeat buyer.
Components: PC skull, turquoise Magnasite, Lampworked beads, Czech Hibiscus, assorted charms, Cherry Quartz, Yellow Jade, Czech glass, silver lobster, copper toggle and assorted charms

Another St. Patrick’s Day Figurine

Another piece my granddaughter and I created together. She made the wire form and finished the beading after I started it. She is really talented...
Components: 16 gauge and 20 gauge wire, wood bead, various seed beads and bugle beads, recycled glass beads, freshwater pearls.

Copper Ball

5 inch wooden ball using copper cut pieces with Vintag patina paint
Components: Copper, Wood, vintag patina paint

Czech Glass Medley

I have a large stash of Czech glass beads and I really wanted to use some so I have an excuse to order more!
Components: Czech glass wild violet, wild rose and hibiscus coin beads, Czech glass Deco fan diamond, Czech glass leaf, freshwater pearls, floral toggle clasp.

Cut Outs

I call this style of pendants cut outs. They are made from sections of larger discarded wire frames. It's a good way to reuse the wire instead of...
Components: 14ga and 24ga red brass wire, agate, jasper, ebony wood, glass seed beads, leather cord

Sun Catcher

It has been quite a while since I made a sun catcher. Since I like the ones that are trees I made a Jacaranda. They are quite common in the San...
Components: 14ga and 24ga copper wire, amethyst, green glass and peridot chips

St. Patrick’s Day Fun

My granddaughter and I made this St. Patrick’s Day figurine. We had fun.
Components: 16 gauge aqua copper wire, various bugle and seed beads, freshwater pearls, silver plated button, 20 gauge wire.

Fluorite and Quartz

These were Nancy's Green Fluorite nuggets and Amethyst shards...I had the pendant.
Components: Fluorite/Quartz electroformed copper pendant, Green Fluorite, Amethyst shards, leather lace.

The First Rose of Summer

Our daffodils and crocuses have come and gone, so I’ve moved beyond Spring, and am thinking about Summer. Here is the first rose of Summer.
Components: Lampwork floral beads, pink cathedral beads, green cathedral beads, Czech glass leaf beads, freshwater pearls, faceted silver hematite, floral toggle clasp.

Another African Kazuri and Brass Bead Necklace

This features another ceramic Kazuri bead hand made in Kenya as well as African brass beads.
Components: Ceramic Kazuri bead, African Brass fused basket coins, brass rondelle spacers, turquoise dyed magnesite coin beads, wood beads.

African Kazuri and Brass Bead Necklace

This is made with African ceramic Kazuri beads. KAZURI began in 1975 as a tiny workshop experimenting on making handmade beads. KAZURI started with...
Components: Handmade ceramic African Kazuri beads, African brass horse eye palm leaf beads, brass rondelle beads, and slide cut cylinder wood beads.

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