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Reversible 2 Faced Night Owl Holder Necklace

Reversible Night Owl necklace
I've been making these night owls and decided they'd be nice with a different owl on each side. Then I decided to...
Components: 11/0 seed beads in many colors with an opaque black matte background, Stainless Steel Magnetic Clasp, Little Bottles, Teensy Weensy Treasures


Joy In My Heart

This is what I did with my last remaining bezel. I added another layer of diamond glaze since the pics were taken. I think this is just a personnel...
Components: brass bezel, PC red chips, African glass beads, Czech glass, copper lobster.


One Night Owl

Felt like making another Night Owl necklace but only wanted a pendant. So this little guy is all alone watching and waiting.
Components: 11/0 seed beads (many LB) - black, silver, gold, green, beige/pink, dark rose, brown travertine, orange, yellow - 3 mm round beads - rose/brown, Stainless Steel Clasp 12 mm


Mother of Pearl triangle dangles

Mothers Day beach walking inspired these dangles
Components: Love love the French Riviera chain! So versatile with understated sparkle! I decided to use MOP focal bead for Moms Day!


Flower Garden Earrings

Inspired by the fresh blooms that springtime brings, I used these Czech glass bee & flower coins to create a couple pairs of simple earrings. I...


Selenite Hoop Earrings

For this design, I paired selenite pendants with seed beads & gold hoops for a quick & simple pair of statement earrings.


Birds Of A Feather

I've trying my hand at bezels...most of the time they don't turn out. This one I thought was better than the rest. I had the idea to have it...
Components: brass bezel, Gilder's Paste, Russian Amazonite, Apatite, Aquamarine, raspberry mop beads, flower beads, Lucite flower, PC button and bead, Golem focal, sunflower bead, Agates, Czech glass, Amazonite flower, copper links, copper hook and waxed linen and assorted dangles


Tagua Nut Bead Bracelet

I found this bracelet in my work room in an unfinished state. Don't know when I started it, don't know why I stopped it, finally finished it...
Components: tague nut beads, pewter spacers, black seed beads, SP toggle clasp


Ocelot Patterened Jade Set

I've posted a picture of the ocelot bead necklace before but decided to post it again with its bracelet and ear rings. This is definitely an...
Components: jade with an applied pattern, copper beads, spacers, sticks and pendant, antique copper chain, ebony and sandal wood beads (in the bracelet), niobium ear wires, hand made copper hook clasp. memory wire


Brass and Peridot

This necklace has been a work in progress for about 6 or 7 weeks. Finally finished it. It isn't a spectacular design but the green of the peridot...
Components: peridot chips, brass rectangular spacers, round flattened brass spacers with green patina and hand made brass hook clasp (when I get it attached)


Lavender Amethyst

I deem the necklace or neck collar the star of this show. I made this really out of necessity.
For my clothing, I do not wear pendants; I...
Components: enough red brass wire, doubled. Twist with an electric drill. Add sterling silver end caps, jump rings for embellishment, One large amethyst (for pendant) gold plated on copper, potato chip spacers thread on 20gauge square, red brass wire, polished. One pair sterling silver end caps. Six silver jump rings. I made my own bail.


Love Is The Answer

Love is always the answer.
Components: ceramic pendant, brass ringy chain, red wood rounds, brass beads, brass chain, brass lobster and waxed linen....brass links. Most from LB.


No Design Is Perfect

I wanted this to be the perfect bracelet because I think the bracelet bar is so beautiful. Not going to happen!
Components: ceramic bracelet bar, Amazonite, Apatite, Czech glass, ringy chain, copper toggle and waxed linen. all but bracelet bar from LB.


Making Waves

Although I have tried my hand at making a few clasps with wire, here is my first endeavor making a piece of jewelry with it. I checked out several...
Components: 16 ga copper wire; 24 ga antique copper Parawire; Antique Soochow Jade various sizes


All Seeing Necklace

When I first saw this piece by Gaea, I immediately thought of making a necklace with my favorite stone - turquoise. I wanted to use smaller round...


Acetate Bib Necklace

For this design, I used green opal & opal acetate stick drops to create this statement bib necklace. I love how the two different colors of acetate...


Monstera Leaf Earrings

I love how small & lightweight these acetate monstera leaf focals are- they're perfect for a simple pair of earrings. I paired mine with turquoise...


Acetate & Pearl Mandala Necklace

For this design, I made bead links with rice pearls & attached them to an acetate mandala focal to create this long-length necklace. I love the...


Acetate Collar Necklace

I love statement necklaces, especially when they're lightweight & easy-to-wear! For this design, I simply connected a few of the acetate coin links...


Magic Love Necklace

I love long necklaces. They are great for layering or just throwing on quick to level up an outfit. I also LOVE Green Girl Studios and Gaea, they...


Apocalyptic Trio

I really am drawn to subtle greys; endurance, survival, concrete, mist.
Components: Pyrite wheels LB, grey faceted agate rounds LB, matte agate rounds LB, Job's tears, smokey quartz chips, labradorite nuggets, small Czech flowers and bellflowers LB, shell heishi, mix Of 6/0 Czech grey and frosted purples, Toho frosted trans rainbow grey and non-frosted rainbow greys, matte Toho 4mm cubes (they slip over crimp beads), pewter wing charm, dangle made from small labradorite rounds and faceted grey agate, medium weight silver satin softflex beading wire LB, 2x2 Heavy sterling crimp beads.


Sunny fringe bracelet

My mother loves these fringe bracelets and I have made her a couple over the years but her favorite color is yellow so I scoured the internet in...
Components: Czech glass flowers, leaves, fire polish rounds, toho seed beads in all sizes, wildfire thread .....I will post a pick showing similar components lima has in stock to make this in purple


Sodalite Handshake

I really loved the Zola elements Figa Fist and based the whole design around that. Sodalite has such a lovely denim color too.
Components: Sodalite 12mm round, Zola elements figa fist, small cable chain, lobster claw silver plated clasp, lotus silver bead, greek design flat bead.


From my Soochow and Olive Pick

These are all based on my pick entitled "Soochow and Jade." Slightly different lengths, they can be worn in pairs or all together. I used beautiful...
Components: See pick "Soochow and Jade"


Baubles

I found these orange hoops in my stash. So I tried to follow a tutorial for a very fancy design on these types of hoops, with a lot of basket weave...
Components: Bauble hoops. Crystal drops with bead caps. 2 filigree rhinestone findings. 6 8/0 seed beads. 4 1mm silver beads. 2 6mm silver crystal rondells. 2 ear wires. 2 silver end cones. 18 and 26 guage silver toned wire.


Aqua Sea

I love aqua beads, wanted a beachy but all year bracelet to wear
Components: Lentil bead from Lima, aqua sea glass beads, small czech lentils and flower beads and a large silver charm


Chunky Cat

This is a tribute to chunky cats everywhere...mine is one of them. I decided to do the frazzled cat over...I wasn't happy with it.
Components: copper frazzled cat by PH..LB, PC beads, pink wood bead, white vintage beads, waxed linen, copper chain and hook


Makeover

I tend not to make anything twice...so I gave Debbie the original one...she liked it. So I thought up this one with the brass bar. I don't know...
Components: African brass leaf, recycled bead, ancient roman glass, African smoky topaz, waxed linen, brass hook, brass leaves, Amber, Crazy Lace Agate, Yellow Opal and brass earwires


Nancy's Crow In Pink And Black

In looking around for things to make, I came across Nancy's crow. I decided to do it in pink and black.
Components: ceramic crow, wooden pink bead...LB, vintage black and white bead, Golem black and white bead, Black Onyx, PC pink bead, flower beads..LB, MOP bead, silver toggle and silver charm...LB. and waxed linen.


Stitched Diamond Earrings

designed by Marie

For these earrings, I wanted to hold a rustic ceramic bead in the opening in the middle, to give an earthy vibe to the piece....


Stitched Diamonds Necklaces

designed by Marie

I have so much yarn at home that it’s driving my husband crazy, so I had to find creative ways to use it up! When I saw these...


Island Breeze Anklet

Inspired by a carefree, breezy day at the beach, I paired an assortment of pearls with silk chiffon ribbon, gold chain, & seed beads to create this...


Stitched Round Floral Focal Necklace

designed by Marie

There are so many ways I imagined adding yarn to this focal, but I had to start somewhere. I had a wonderful crochet thread...


Sand & Surf Necklace

For this design, I paired wood beads with recycled glass, African brass, and silk chiffon ribbon to create this chunky, layered necklace. This is...


Peach Moonstone Chain Earrings

I was immediately drawn to these Peach Moonstone bezel connectors on the Lima Beads site. They have lovely facets and are set in a beautiful shiny...
Components: 1. Lima Beads Peach Moonstone w/ Mystic Luster Faceted Rectangle Drop 8-10x26-30mm Item #55271 2. Lima Beads Antique Silver (plated) Tiny Flat Oval Chain - Item #26428 3. Lima Beads Nunn Design Sterling Silver (plated) Round Jump Ring 4.5mm, 21 gauge Item #30377 3. Sterling silver ear wires


Peach Luster Shell Bracelet

I fell in love with these golden luster Peach Moonstone beads when I saw them on the Lima Beads site. When my package arrived, (exciting day) they...
Components: 1. Lima Beads Peach Moonstone w/ AB Luster Faceted Round 4mm Item 52841 2. Lima Beads Tiny Nassa Shell Charm 6-10x10-20mm Item 52989 3. Beadalon silver beading thread 4. Silver crimps, wire guards and crimp covers 5. Round hammered silver plated bead caps 6. Lima Beads Nunn Design Sterling Silver (plated) Lobster Clasp 19x12mm - Item #30155


Summer Garden lariat

Was thinking of my summer garden when I made this but used too many of the autumn metallics I think ...makes it more like a late summer or early...
Components: Tierra cast hammertone ring in copper, Autumn metallics czech 2 and 4 mm fire polish rounds, autumn metallics czech 4mm melons, autumn metallics czech bell flower, assorted 4mm and 3mm fire polish czech glass beads, olive rainbow seed beads size 11, topaz seed beads size 8, purple seed beads size 11, czech olivine maple leaf beads, topaz czech leaves, czech small hibiscus flower beads, size 15 chocolate brown seed beads, size 12 needles, wildfire in green


Some Simple Earrings

Just a few pairs of earrings for my shop. I just got the kindest review from a recent buyer that made my day. That's what makes me feel good...not...
Components: verdigris double hoops, freshwater pearls..LB, triangle brass charms, lampwork beads, Czech glass, Multi Beryl, ab crystals, copper and brass ear wires


It's Raining On The Sun

Playing with some new beads. These crystal drops made me think of the sun and rain drops. And somehow the idea that it's raining on the sun seems...
Components: 18 and 24 guage gold tone wire. Crystal drops in gold. Ear wires. 2 14mm gold rondell crystals. 11/0 Myuki delica beads.


Angel

I made this necklace for my mom. When I saw a tutorial by Lan Anh for the angel on TouTube I knew I had to try making it for her. I just got my...
Components: 20 and 24 gauge Artistic Wire, Weave Got Maille jump rings for the Twist of Fate chainmaille weave, 8mm Antique Soochow Jade (LB), 8mm Antique Soochow Jade Rondelles (LB), 10mm Antique Soochow Jade, and a magnetic clasp.


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