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Harvest moon and Bad moon

For halloween this year instead of making halloween type jewlery I played around with the czech moon buttons and made some ladder bracelets using...
Components: Czech moon beads.....for the harvest bracelet I used leather cord, c lon thread, and several super duo beads for the Bad moon bracelet I used leather cord, C lon thread and czech fire polished 4mm beads


Fall Festival Bracelet Stack

With so many new Czech glass shapes & colors to choose from, I had a lot of fun making this autumn-inspired bracelet stack! This stack is made up...


Golem Kitty

I pretty much like all of Golem's stuff...but this one in particular. Plus, I had all the right beads at my fingertips, which made it super easy.
Components: Golem pendant, Apatite, Carnelian, gold bead caps, gold chain, gold lobster.


The Autumn Leaves Pass Through My Fingers

Not sure what to say. I guess it could be called a sampler. I'm not really good with wire but am trying to learn what can be done. So I made this...
Components: Really too many to list. But lots of LB leaves and beads including some LB Bronze Hematite wheels. LB Vintage Bronze Parawire.


Another Fall Necklace

I like this necklace...it's no big deal..but it's o.k. I had some of the lampworked beads leftover, so I actually made a bracelet to go with it.
Components: Impression Jasper, Lampworked beads, glass leaves, bronze beads, Agates, wood beads, vintage beads and gold lobster.


Feeling Blessed

I've had this for a little while, but since I now have two more Golem pendants (one is another kitty)....I thought I 'd better get going!
Components: Golem pendant, Amazonite, little yellow beads, Czech glass, Golem lentil, copper chain and copper lobster.


La Lune

I didn't know what I was going to do with these GGS pieces... But I always wanted the mystic link. So, I put them together. Actually it works. I'm...
Components: GGS pieces, Pacific blue Apatite, Labradorite, Sodalite ?, silver chains, silver link, resin red star, PC bead and silver hook.


The Matrix

I call this the Matrix cuz the rustic rondelles are mostly matrix. Lol.
Components: Old stock graduated Hubei turquoise rondelles and nuggets, hessionite garnet Czech glass, African glass, seeds and brass toggle clasp.


'Tis the Season

Had some lovely charms - perfect for Halloween. The multicolored leaves are black on the reverse side. So the necklace changes as you wear it. A...
Components: 6 mm Czech Glass Beads - Army Green and Tan with Brown Spots, 3 mm Cocoa Smooth Round Pearls, 10 mm Metal Flowers, 6 mm Metal flowers, 8 mm Black Goldstone beads, 8 mm Black Bead Caps, 10 mm Metal Bead Caps, 10 mm Green Daggers, 8 x 12 mm Czech Glass Leaves Multicolored, 10 x 12 mm Glass Beads Charcoal, 6 mm crystal AB Bead Round, 15 x 18 mm Glass Black Cat, LB 19 x 20 mm Tierracast Antique Silver Plated Spirit Charm, LB 18 x 19 mm TierraCast Silver Plated Pumpkin Drop, 20 AWG Wire - Silver, Rose Gold Parawire (LB)and Bronze Parawire (LB), LB 20 x 15 TierraCast Silver Plated Heirlooom Toggle Clasp


Gone Batty

Inspired by bats, vampires and the darkness/magic of the Halloween season
Components: Amethyst pebbles, Obsidian, Czech daggers, faceted Onyx, Czech faceted jet rounds and gold spikes, purple peacock druk


Spooky Hollow

I guess this isn't so spooky? I made it from a pick put together a couple weeks ago, in my head it was supposed to be a dark, creepy, haunted...
Components: Green Kyanite, Tree Agate, Serpentine, Labradorite, Czech glass iris green, Black Obsidian, skeleton hand & Raku leaf


Christmas Earrings and More

Spent all day making earrings! The little green holly leaves were discovered in Nancy's beads. I've still got a couple of pairs to make.
Components: old world santas, red and green crystals, Vintaj brass, enameled charms, PC holly leaves, red crystals, copper links, Green Agates, enameled headpins and assorted ear wires


Happy Lentils

Needed a great pair of turqoise earrings!
Components: enameled open round, 2 large lentil beads, several small lentil beads and lots of jump rings


Happy Lentils

Needed a great pair of turqoise-ish earrings!
Components: Enameled open round, 2 large lentil beads, several small lentil beads and lots of jump rings


More Word Beads

This is another work of art from one of my favorite ceramic bead artist. In case you can't read it ...it says "junk journal" on the front. This is...
Components: Ceramic pendant, brass lock and key, ceramic heart, Lava Rock, Garnet, brass links, brass chain, bit of sari silk, Rock Crystal, everything but pendant from LB.


Advise please

Hi y’all- I need some advise and constructive criticism is welcome. So I had my first show. The second picture is an earring display- it was...
Components: A bunch of earrings, a wreath frame, tie dye silk scarves and pearl lanyard for good measure. FYI the show was very successful. My next one is November.


Dainty Woven Necklace with Birdies

Started this necklace and realized I did something similar earlier. I guess I liked it. An open weave necklace with druks and birdies.
Components: 11/0 seed beads Opaque Lustered Lagoon, White Travertine, 4 mm Czech Glass Druks Opaque Lustered, LB Gold Finish Little Bird Charms, LB Satin Hamilton Gold Plated Flat Diamond Chain 4 x 3 mm links, LB Gold Plated Basket Weave Ribbon Crimp End, LB Tierracast Antique Gold Plated Keepsake Toggle 12mm with 18 mm bar


Another Tin Snippets

Another reversible tin toggle...I love them and they are quick to be sold. I guess I was feeling very flowery when I made it.
Components: Tin toggle, pink and green Agates?, Amazonite, brass spacers, Rock Crystal, Vintage pink ribbed bead, Czech glass, turquoise lampworked beads, ceramic heart and waxed linen.


Seaside Hideaway Necklace

I always find myself drawn to these beachy color combos, no matter what time of year it is! I love how the larimar, fancy jasper, pink opal, and...


A Riff on Wild Roses Necklace

I love the Wild Roses Coins and wanted to try something else with them so I decided to use some wire for this one. Kind of a sister to my last...
Components: LB 13 mm Czech Glass Pink with Silver Wild Rose Coins, LB 6 mm Czech Glass Pacifica Macadamia Round Druks, LB 9 x 12 mm Czech Glass Bright Green Leaves, 3 mm Cocoa Smooth Round Pearls, 9 mm Round Filigree Gold Filled Pearl Clasp, LB 20 Gauge Non-Tarnish Rose Gold Parawire


Poem

It was weird. Middle of the night I grabbed my phone and wrote a poem on the writing app. Not really something I regularly do. I shall not subject...
Components: Using up some of my big Jesse James beads, bead caps, bead cones, drop beads, head and eye pins, ear wires


Found Bracelet

I went thorough all my jewelry to better organize it....and came across this bracelet that was not listed in my shop. I'm not sure why it wasn't....
Components: I forget what this gemstone is, orange ceramic beads..LB, black seeds, ceramic heart, bone button, kitty charm, Czech melons, Czech coins, leaves and drops, Green Kyanite, Carnelian, gold toggle and waxed linen


Mushrooms and Moss

Design based on a pick, some of the goodness Mother Earth shares with us (I realize this has more mushroomery goodness than moss...)
Components: Brown Line Agate, Espresso Agate, Czech glass amber rectangles, Chrome Diopside, Dragon Blood Jade pebbles, tan ceramic beads, Bronzite, mushrooms I made from some leftover suede fabric


Busy Work

I feel like I've just been doing busy work lately...I haven't made any good pieces lately. I am, however, looking forward to making some new...
Components: I think these are Czech beads, Olive Jade, African red beads, orange crystals, copper toggle, waxed linen, ceramic butterfly, Tiger Eye, various Czech beads and gemstones.


Wild Rose Coins Necklace

I wanted to use the Wild Rose Coins in a necklace and thought they went well with the Light Peach beads.
Components: 11/0 Seed Beads - Light Peach, Green, Bronze-, LB 5 mm Czech Glass Desert Rose Melon Rounds, LB 13 mm Czech Glass Pink with Silver Wild Rose Coins, 6 x 11 Czech Glass Leaf Green Opal with Copper Tierracast Gold Plated Toggle Clasp 18 x 12 mm Gold Plated


Mighty Oak in Autumn

A dark and Earthy bracelet, (I realize doesn't always appeal to the masses...) but I love the Fall and seeing giant old Oak trees change to their...
Components: Czech glass dark bronze and red bronze rounds, Brown line Agate coins, Rutilated Quartz, Wood Opalite, daggers, Nunn D. toggle and the Oak leaf is my own


Lost at Sea

This is a new home for the octopus - taken from a recent necklace design...I just think this is a better fit
Components: All from LB, octopus focal, Sodalite, Cobalt Opal Bronzite, dark blue porcelain beads and a sailboat charm


Vintage Chain and African Turquoise Jasper

I have a thing for vintage chain and like to use it as often as possible. When I received this chain I wasn't expecting it it be as heavy as it...
Components: brass and copper vintage chain, African turquoise jasper beads, copper ear wires


AB Luster Moonstone

I finally got a chance to make ear rings to go with the moonstone necklace. The necklace has a lot of components so I decided the ear rings should...
Components: AB luster moonstone, red brass ear wires, GP spacers


Crazy Chickens Necklace

Started this with one chicken but I love them so much that I went crazy.
Components: 11/0 Seed Beads - Many colors - Round, Delicas, Tohos LB Tierracast Magnetic Clasp 18 x 9 mm Gold Plated


So Simple

Wanted to use my openwork butterfly and came up with this little design.
Components: LB Gold plated Stainless steel Champagne Crystal 4mm Bead chain, Lb Tierracast Gold Plated Butterfly Toggle, LB Zola Elements Matte Gold Finish Openwork Butterfly Wing 49 x 27 mm, LB Rose Gold Parawire 20 Ga


Fire & Ice Necklace Set

For this design, I used a mix of Amazonite, Goldstone, Peach Moonstone, Coconut Shell, & gold accents to create this matching set. I love how the...


Ravenclaw Necklace

Caw, Caw! The ominous raven is always watching with its collection of charms from its nightly ventures. This ceramic bundle by Gaea is handmade...


Cheap Earrings

Looking to add earrings to my shop...these were some inexpensive, but I thought nice enough less costly earrings.
Components: brass charms...with added patina, Pink Opal, brass beads, brass bead caps, Rhodonite, daggers with patina, sari silk, PC beads, Blue Sapphire and ear wires.


The Mermaid

My cousin asked me for a mermaid…a year or so ago. This piece was frustrating but worth it in the end. The pictures don’t do it justice. The tail...
Components: Outer frame and Mermaid outline 12g wire Pink, slate grey, And blue copper 18g wire Twisted copper wire 18g (her hair) Misc seed beads, Pink green and clear


Happy Halloween

I don't normally do any holiday type jewelry...but I just feel like it this year. I'll probably do one more Halloween earrings, and I'm looking at...
Components: enameled earring components, Indo bead?, dyed Orange Turquoise discs, orange crystal and copper ear wires


Night Traveller Bracelet and Earrings

A fairly simple charm bracelet in my "Night Traveller" series. Like silver moonlight on a hidden garden with a little dagger for safety. The coin...
Components: Dark blue purple Czech tab flowers and bellflowers, frosted rainbow amethyst Toho, 6/0 Czech glass seed beads, metallic frosted antique silver Toho, Soft Flex beading wire, heavy sterling silver crimp beads. Coin and dagger charms.


What do you see?

I used the terra agate beads in this and the barrel bead I painted as well . You see a lot of things in that as you look at it ( kind of like...
Components: Terra agate barrel painted with alcohol ink. Czech glass beads. Lindhasita cord The wire wrap- one is done with moon stone and I forget what the wheels are. The 3rd wire wrap is a mystery stone -and black AB fire polish beads- these memory wire bracelets are fun to make and work up in about 45 min.. I used 20 g wire for wrapping.


Walking in the Woods

In a search for other beads....I came across these Agates. While I've never been a big fan of the Tibetan Agate...it gave me an idea.
Components: Tibetan Agate, Czech glass, rein beads, PC bead, unknown rondelles, brass toggle, brass components...cherry leaves I punched a hole in, sunflower, dragonfly and butterfly I patina ed, waxed linen


Last Glimpse of Spring

I don't limit my colorful jewelry to the Spring and Summer...but I thought this looked very Springy with the pearl tassel.
Components: pearl tassel. Chrysoprase, Czech glass, PCbead, Pink Opal, vintage pink bead, Farfalle, silver chain, trica beads, silver link and silver lobster


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