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Daily Joy

Haven't made anything since this whole crisis started. Until today. Needed to go find some joy. Maybe because I also tried to cut my own hair...
Components: Labradorite stone, brass tag, gold ball chain


Cool Spring Hues

Just needed to create something.....it's been so long. These days I find simple stringing to be the most relaxing.
Components: Kyanite and green garnet wheels, jade(?) faceted rounds, seed beads, antique bronze toggle. All from LB or my LBS.


RUBY SET

MY BIRTHSTONE
Components: RUBY BEADS


Tangerine Dreams

I grew up in So Calif and remember picking tangerines from the citrus groves on my way to elementary school. The aroma was intoxicating. These...
Components: LB Czech Glass Calypso Green Petal 6x8 mm, 11/0 seed beads galvanized starlight, Orange Botswana Agate, 15/0 seed beads crystal, 2 hole superduo beads- topaz and green God colored clasp


Ugly Bead Bracelet and Earrings Set

Beaded bracelet and earrings. I've had these pinkish beads forever. Every once in a while I look at them and wonder where I got them, (I forget),...
Components: Oval ugly beads, LOL. Cloisone tubes. 4mm bicones. Seed beads sizes 11/0, 8/0 and 15/0. Check glass button. 2 ear wires


Sunkissed Wildflower Necklace

For this design, I made bead links with some of my favorite Czech glass, gemstone, and crystal pieces to create a long-length necklace. I love this...


Cactus Blossom Necklace

I was really excited to design with these new walnut wood & resin pieces this week- they make it easy to add a quick pop of color to any design & I...


Cuff

Here is another copper and silver fused cuff bracelet. I really do enjoy using my torch. There's several pictures here because it's difficult to...
Components: Leather bracelet blank, copper sheet, sterling silver scrap, copper rivets


Hope

One thing is for sure photographing metal isn't easy. I made this cuff a few days ago. I save all my sterling silver scrap and then I melt it...


Spring Crescent

This crescent moon was a lovely gift from the Etsy artist that created it. Of course my love for birds was a given for me. This little bird was...
Components: Crescent moon is polymer clay with transfer paper appliqué. This beautiful little bird is porcelain ceramic as well as the white dogwood flower. Lampwork beads by an Etsy artist and findings from LB.


Larimar pendant

Here is another larimar pendant I made. I decided to do a very simple,chain with this one.
Components: Larimar, sterling silver


Golden Sunrise Necklace Set

This week I knew I wanted to make a layered necklace so I could use as many shapes of these Greek Pueblo Ceramic beads as possible- I love the...


Simple Leather Bracelets

This simple design is great if you want to make a quick bracelet with those loose beads you have laying around. For this design, I slid on some...


LOVELY FAN & PEARLS

ELEGANT PEARLS TURQUOISE OF THE SOUTHWEST
Components: TURQUOISE FOCAL SWAROVSKI PEARLS CLASP MAGNETIC EARRINGS TURQUOISE PEARLS SWAROVSKI BICONES SLEEPING BEAUTY TURQUOISE ENDS


Addiction

Wire wrapped bracelet. I have a terrible addiction. Caffeine. Specifically iced tea so black you can't see through it. I've tried to quit many...
Components: 4mm rondells. 4mm bicones 1mm and 3mm silver spacer beads. 1 rectangular rhinestone. Craft Wire 20 guage, 24 guage, and 26 guage.


Larimar pendant

Trying to keep busy and productive. Worked on this while my kids are doing remote learning. I'm going to make a chain for it. This is one of two...
Components: Larimar, sterling silver


Ruby Line Quartz Set

Loved this bright color of these beads and I am hoping my Customer's do as well!
Components: Using 8 mm and 6 mm ruby line agates and a ruby line agate heart pendant.


FANCY FANS

FANCY SPANISH FANS
Components: LAPIS LAZLI. LAAPIS FOCAL FAN


Peach Mojito Necklace

For this design, I made a long bead chain with Malachite & Pink Rhodochrosite Chips. I love making this type of necklace because it doesn't require...


Spring Break Necklace

For this design, I used Amazonite & Pink Rhodochrosite chips to create a beach-inspired necklace. I love the color combination of pink & blue,...


Sea Sun Surf Bracelet

For this design, I used Amazonite & carnelian chips to create an easy-to-make & inexpensive bracelet. I especially love how the amazonite really...


Water Lily Necklace

For this necklace, I knew I wanted to use the lotus coin as the focal piece, along with some of these fun new Czech glass shapes. The color...


Square, Triangle, Square

Peyote stitch and herringbone with glass pearls. I think this is fun.
Components: 11/0 seed beads - blue and jonquil 15/0 seed beads- egg shell Gold colored clasp Gold stainless steel earwires


Tassel Necklace

I've had this Indo Lampwork bell? for awhile and finally thought of a design. The Crystal chain really picks up the colors.
Components: Indo bell?, red tassel, crystal chain and copper lobster


Galaxy

I love the mixture of silver and gold with this druzy pendant
Components: Druzy pendant with crystals, organic matte gold circle, sterling silver chain


Here Comes the Sun

I love the mixture of textures and metal colors on these layered earrings
Components: Cork circles, Vintaj brass blanks, matte gold sunburst charms


Seaside Dreams

I wanted to use the aquamarine crystals (March's birthstone) with a beachy vibe chain for a pretty seaside set
Components: Seed bead chain, Swarovski crystals, Zola elements open Dahlia links


Vintage Lampwork Bracelet

I've tried with this rather large Lampwork bead before...not successful. So...this is another try...I'm not sure about it either!
Components: Vintage lampwork bead, Amethyst nuggets, clay bead, Solar Quartz, Turquoise nugget, Aquamarine tube, ceramic disc, Czech glass, Saki Bronze toggle and brass chain.


Earrings from Lima

I got a couple of earring components in my last package....I wanted to make some earrings for friends and I didn't have a lot of money.
Components: Greek patina chandeliers, faceted Tourmaline cubes, Face beads, orange piggys, sea green resin wood ovals and copper ear wires


2nd love you to the moon

Again, I was so inspired when I saw the crescent moon pendants- they’re made from polymer clay. This will be a grandmother necklace as well. She...
Components: Polymer clay from Etsy artist. Findings from LB and lampwork beads from etsy.


Love you to the moon

I haven’t beaded in awhile, but had a request for a grandmothers necklace. I found the crescent moon pendant and got inspiration! The beads at the...
Components: Crescent moon is from an Etsy artist. Findings from LB. Lampwork beads from an awesome Etsy artist.


Deep Waters

Beaded Bracelet. I had an idea for a wire wrapped bracelet, but these beads didn't lend themselves well to the wire. So I thought it would work as...
Components: 4mm pearls. Coin shaped faceted crystals. Silky beads. Bicones. 11/0 seed beads in two colors. Beading thread. 1 button for the center and one for the clasp.


Ready for the hunt

Ceramic focal of my pictograph series in clay by me!
Components: Clay focal, Czechs glass beads!on waxed linen.


Sage clay star

My handmade ceramic clay focal with Czechs beads and gemstones


Rhombi? Polygons? Parallelograms?

Multicolored woven lariat - very long (almost 40 inches). Feels great on and can be worn in many ways.
Components: Seed beads 11/0 - Orange, Black Fuchsia Matte, Green, Blue and gold.


Bohemian Sun Necklace

I've been really looking forward to creating something with these great new African Brass pieces- they add a unique focal element to any design....


Rose Divinity

I just fell in love with these multi matte beads and wanted to create a springy set
Components: multi matte beads, silver spacers, mother of pearl/abalone pendant, leaf toggle clasp


Wrapped worry stone

I purchased this worry stone last fall. I told Kitty that if I ever learned how to wire wrap and cage a crystal that I would love to do it to this...
Components: Worry stone (don't know what kind of crystal it is), brass and hematite wires with copper wire weaving.


Orange sardonyx

I purchased the orange sardonyx from Lima Beads. I love the colors!
Components: Orange sardonyx, brass and antique brass wires and rose gold wire for the weaving.


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