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Wicked Hands Earrings

I love these skeleton hands, I thought they would make a festive pair of simple earrings.


Witches Brew Bracelet

This design is full of hocus pocus! I created this bracelet with large hole Czech glass beads, 3' leather cord and a tassel (resembling a witches...


Crystal Skull Drop Earrings

For these drop earrings, I paired purple phantom quartz with these tiny crystal skulls. The simplicity of the design allows them to be worn easily...


Dark Magic Necklace

For this design, I used moon & star charms, along with moonstone & dark crystals, for a halloween-Inspired lariat necklace that can be worn...


Blue Moon Earrings

These Czech glass rounds are perfect for creating a simple pair of earrings. For an eye-catching element, I added a gold hoop and bead charms to...


Night Terror Earrings

I wanted to create a pair of holiday earrings that I would actually wear. I kept it simple and shimmery while adding a small spooky element. Bonus,...


Black Dahlia Necklace

I normally gravitate towards designing with lighter colors, so this week I wanted to switch it up a bit and use a darker color palette. I love the...


Do The Bunny Hop

I fell in love with these bunny beads. I did a bracelet in pink bunny beads for a friends birthday. You can see the bunny on the second photo in...
Components: ceramic beads in olive green, black/rust and coral, tiny pine cones, amber dragonfly button and 2mm leather.


Be still and you’ll know which way to go

I was reading about turquoise and a Navajo proverb says “ Be still and the earth will speak to you”. I thought how profound for these troubling...
Components: Kingman turquoise ( the more blue is indicative of copper and the more green is indicative of iron), the rondells are turquoise and spiny oyster, spiny oyster heishi beads, howlite triangles (LB- so glad I got them) and Kingman turquoise in different shaped beads. Swarovski globe beads. Copper findings and brown suede strap.


The Shy One

Just to show a more modest variation on the Arabesque earring frame...These are 2 1/2 inches long. And more simply decorated. I have to say the...
Components: Silver plated wire and blue glass beads.


Mellow yellow

I fell in love with these flower shaped beads and my local bead store was going out of business so..... I’ve thought for awhile that I would use...
Components: Yellow Peruvian opals, Labradorite, Citrine, and swarovski crystals. Oh and a dark grey suede strap.


Paisley Rounds

Sunday...was a play day. My co-worker is big on fancy fingernails. She gifted me a strip of nail foil to play with - I think she intended me to...
Components: Cork and gold flecked rounds, gold ear hooks.


Copper Cloud with Czech Glass Drops

I've never seen a copper cloud... well maybe at sun set when all of the clouds are a-blaze. But I waned a copper storm cloud with rain drops so I...
Components: 24ga sheet copper, Czech glass, pure copper chain and antiqued copper chain


Triangles

This pair of ear rings had been hanging around for a while so I decided they needed a necklace. With my handy-dandy big pliers and two hammers I...
Components: 26ga sheet copper, 18ga copper wire, antiqued copper chain from LB, niobium ear wires


Arabesque

A nice little challenge this weekend...to replicate a wire shape I spied on Pinterest. These are a whopping 3 1/2 inches in length. The frames...
Components: Silver plated craft wire and faceted glass beads in two colors of blue.


Jungle Picasso Set

I wanted to showcase the copper daisy, so I created a necklace set that could be worn different ways. I chose Jungle Picasso beads of deep...
Components: Jungle Picasso Beads, Copper Discs, Nunn Design Antique Copper Large Daisy Pendant, Czech Glass Ivory Luster Fire Polished rounds 4mm, Czech Glass Fruit Cake Polished Rondelles, Glass Tube beads, Copper Daisy Spacers, Copper Chain, Copper Lobster Clasps


Misty Morning- Romantic Art Noveau

I am so happy with my first purchase from Lima! With high quality material it's easy to create beautiful jewelery.

Inspired by the lustered...
Components: Teardrop number: 53835 and Antik silver focal: 55239 Facetted bohemian beads in grey 6x8mm and a 6mm green picasso melon bead, earhooks from stainless steal


Calypso Blues Bracelet

5 strand assorted Blues Glass Bead Bracelet that looks beautiful and also helps you use up your "one off" beads that are leftover from other...
Components: ~Different beads in tonal blues, turquoise and greens. ~Silver spacers, strand separators, chain and clasp. ~Assorted charms and shells.


Autumn Necklace II

A fantastic "Lipstick Ranch" rusted iron leaf and several types of Tibetan Dzi beads on maroon waxed Irish linen cord with Japanese seed beads and...
Components: see above


Two Netted Necklace

Started this necklace with a chenille stitch then added the shell pearl. Decided to add herringbone stitch on each end.
Components: 11/0 seed beads - Opaque Matte Forest, 15/0 seed beads - Ceylon Light Ivory, 4 mm orange with gold luster druks, 12 mm Shell pearl White, 6 mm Czech Glass Pearls- Ivory, Gold Filled Clasp


Deep In The Forest

This bracelet was based on wonderful walks through the forest with all its sights, sounds, and aromas. My husband saw me finishing up the...
Components: Green Girl deer/fawn charm; TierraCast bunny & bird; large hole owl bead; porcelain beads; Czech ovals; Agua Nueva Agate starcuts; Olive New Jade; Tigereye; Wood Jasper; faceted agate rondelles; glass teardrops; antique silver findings


Old Blue Eyes

I've made several bracelets with this mini owl and they never received much attention. I think people just couldn't see him. So...I made him into a...
Components: Olivine Owl...by Grace lampwork, mini kalera, green enamel bead, unicorne bead, vintage Lucite rings, Czech Glass, Farfalle, copper chain, ribbed toggle, waxed linen.


Día de los Muertos Necklace

I've been looking forward to designing something with these sugar skulls, so this week I created this Day of the Dead inspired necklace. To create...


Falling Leaf Necklace

Now that the weather is finally getting cooler here, I wanted to use a fall-inspired color palette for this weeks design. I paired African Opal...


Out of my box with yarn beads

I saw these beads online- did my usual ‘look it up on you tube”. I didn’t really care for the ones I saw on you tube. So this is my “winging it”....
Components: Wire (I tried 16 and 20). I like the 20 better. Yarn, copper findings, Czech beads and 2 cheap beads. My goal is keep practicing and then use wool.


New Earrings

I needed some new earrings in my shop and I love C-Koop stuff...hence the Maple leaves. I've got some olive leaves coming as well.The other pair...
Components: C-Koop maple leaves, tiny pine cones, Orange Fire Agates..LB, earring connectors, dragonflies..LB, copper balls..LB, blue Agates..LB, waxed linen and copper ear wires


Red Creek Diamonds

All I have left in the red creek beads are rondelles and some pendants I bought many years ago. I love all of the colors and patterns found in the...
Components: red creek jasper, 6mm smooth carnelian beads, brass spacers, hand made red brass hook clasp, oval red brass jump rings


Goodwill Beads

The beads in this set were originally a bracelet that I bought at the local Goodwill store. Their color was what first caught my eye. I looked...
Components: glass beads from a deconstructed bracelet, crystal spacers, 22ga silver plate wire, salvaged antique silver color chain, sterling ear wires, Czech glass tear drop beads


First Falling Leaf of Fall

Fall is approaching so quickly. I saw the amber beads and went for it. It's only 18 1/4 inches long.
The last photo is a Walking stick on my door.
Components: Seed Beads 6/0 - Smoke Topaz Silver Foil Lined, 3 mm round Light Topaz, 4 x 6 mm triangular beads -Light Topaz AB, Gold Plated Leaf, LB Ant. Gold Plated Toggle Clasp Tierra Cast 2 loop, Gold Filled Findings


Sunflower Fields Bracelet Stack

Sunflowers are my favorite flower, so I was super excited to see these new porcelain beads with sunflowers on them! I immediately knew that I...


Ethereal Glow Statement Necklace

This week I had a lot of fun making this statement necklace- I used a mix of gemstones, Czech glass, and crystals to make the focal pieces, and...


Do You Believe In Magic

I love all of the Green Girl Studio pieces...but this little unicorn really caught my eye, as it would be a fun piece to design with.
Components: GGS Unicorn, Denim blue Agate, peanut beads, Quartz Crystal rondelles, silver spacers, pink daggers, Sterling silver chain, silver lobster and waxed linen


Ruby Zoisite Clusters

More sticks only these are Ruby and Zoisite which happens to be one of my all time favorite stones. I put the R&Z sticks in clusters separated by...
Components: Ruby Zoisite sticks, fresh water pearls antique silver chain


Red Creek Jasper Fringe 2 & 1

I really like the color and patterns in the Red Creek jasper beads. So I finally decided to use the rest of the sticks to make a second fringe...
Components: Red Creek jasper sticks and rondelles, 3mm and 6mm carnelian bead spacers, GP chain, hand made red brass hook clasp


Autumn Fox

I was looking through my pendant collection and came across this Fox. If my memory serves me right, I bought this from LB about 8-10 years ago. I...
Components: Kylie Parry pendant (LB), ceramic leaf beads, matte ocean jasper beads. Copper wire ( been working on getting this particular wiring pattern down. Evergreen colored suede. Secondary necklace piece are random leftovers from Mr. Mason jar


You Got To Keep It Separated

Orange is my favorite color and I've been stashing pendants away to bring out in the Fall.This orange geode is one of them.
Components: orange geode, Orange Fire Agate...LB, Red Jasper, Spiny Oyster Shell stars, Sunstone, Czech Glass, copper links, sari silk and waxed linen


Dancing Ladies

When I was a child I spent a lot of time with my grandmother. Whenever it would rain the raindrops made concentric circles in the puddles. She...
Components: 11/0 seed beads - clear and light aqua, 9 mm clear AB drops, 6 mm bead capss, Silver Plated earwires, oh - and dancing ladies charms.


Happy Glass!

I had a beautiful vintage pendant from Burkina Faso that needed some color. African Glass beads in multi colors seemed to fit the bill! Of...
Components: Vintage Lizard Pendant from Burkina Faso, African Recycled Glass Saffron Mini Donut 12mm, African Recycled Glass Bottle Green Mini Donut 12mm, African Recycled Glass Cherry Red Mini Donut 12mm, African Recycled Glass Caribbean Blue Mini Donut 12mm, African Recycled Glass Sapphire Mini Donut 13-14mm, one last donut bead in a purple amethyst color and finally I used twelve of the Nigerian brass donut beads from my stash. I put them all on doubled Kansa (metallic) Round Leather Cord 1.5mm.


Finally!

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


Flutter

I've had this GGS butterfly coin for forever and haven't been able to settle on a design I really like. I love these Fluorite hexagonal beads and...
Components: GGS butterfly coin, Fluorite, Chrysoprase, peanut beads, lavender Amethyst, Saki toggle, waxed linen...and the little bird there is just temporary.


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