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Meditative Bracelet

Designed by Tierracast using their new line "Soulful Spirit". Soulful Spirit was inspired by the richness and traditions of cultures from around...


Leather lessons...

Playing with pre-made leather straps and leather scraps. Learning to use the rolling mill and paper crafting embossing plates to make beautiful...
Components: Leather, Ren Wax, bracelet bars, buttons.


New Kumihimo

I’d been wanting to try some different kinds of top drilled beads with kumi. These are prongs. They were a pain in the bootie to use but I like the...
Components: Iris purple prongs, 8/0 seed beads in gorgeous metallic gold iris (something like that), varigated nylon purple cord, Anna Bronze end caps, Greek bronze toggle, 3 tiny oval bronze tags that I stamped just for fun


Double Wrap or Necklace

I knew I wanted to make a knotted leather bracelet & this is what evolved. Another "kitchen sink" piece! It's a real hodgepodge mix & I like how it...
Components: Maybe I should list what is *not* in it! 2mm Tamba leather, Czech button, ceramic beads, Xaz & Greek raku, Burma jade, jasper, dichroic, Swarovski rondelle, Grace lampwork, copper beaded rondelles, brushed copper with purple luster--all large hole beads, assorted copper bead caps, hand dyed silk ribbon by moi. Most components from Lima.


Tapesty Bracelet

Another seed bead/faceted glass bead bracelet made on the loom. This is a gift for a friends daughter, who likes all different hues of blue!
Components: Seed beads, Czech glass, silver components


Misfit

I have been looking at the other design and wanted to try something new
Components: Bark have pearls- SW crystals- cat 🐱 charm- Druzy stone- Zola round.


Three Little Owls

I have made the owl into a bracelet before, but decided to re-do it. The Gaea heart I've had a while...but just got the beads for it.
Components: three owls, green coconut heishi, Turquoise, Lampwork bead, little bells, homemade hook, Gaea heart, Pink Opal, pink Fossil, Rhodocrosite, Rose Quartz, Saki toggle, beading wire.


Autumn Glory

Using the beautiful Red Creek Jasper I got from Lima, I made this memory wire bracelet in honor of Autumn. I love the colors in this jasper! I also...
Components: Along with Red Creek Jasper, I used copper beads and findings, along with Toho size 6 seed beads.


Rainbow bracelet

Made this bracelet with lots of rondelle beads I had in my 'stash' ! It consists of a mixture of turquoise, carnelian, lemon quartz, peach jade,...
Components: Elastic & components listed above.


Combo

I love the colors and earthy look and feel of these bracelets...they go well together.
Components: Zola connector, pyrite rondelles, crazy lace agate beads, silver jumpings, hook clasp and Czech beads...from LB. Lobster claw clasp, silver washers....local. Gorgeous frosty agate focal from Etsy.


My Fav So Far!

As all of you know, I have been working with alcohol inks and PC lately. This bracelet is my favorite of them all so far!
Components: Handmade PC bracelet bar, Czech beads from LB and Etsy, beadcaps from HobLob, as well as clasp. Gemstone Ocean jasper beads, heishi spacers and end connectors from LB.


Variations

These bracelets are variations of my chainmaille kumihimo experiments inspired by Moogie's wonderful work. I wanted to see if I could make...
Components: Jump rings for the chainmaille, seed beads, Magatamas and Czech glass (LB).


Summer Memories

As summer draws to an end, I made this piece to commemorate it.
Components: Handmade PC bracelet bar, chain and clasp..by me. Gemstone, Czech and seedbeads from LB, Etsy and local. Small leaf charm from LB.


Bee Happy!

Bee Happy! Because of the many trials my family has faced over the past year, this bracelet is a reminder to be happy and grateful for all the...
Components: (LB) - Lipstick Ranch Bee Charm, Crazy Lace Agate star cuts, TierraCast Bee, Czech melons, waxed linen. (Stash) - MOP, porcelain flower, ceramic donut, LW glass, Feldspar, ASP toggle & findings.


Getting Ready for Fall

Fall...my favorite time of year!! I love the colors of Summer...but Fall colors really get to me.
Components: PC flower focal, Carnelian, Czech Glass, Lampwork rondelles by Grace...LB, Buckskin strap, wood bobbins, PC Acorn, brass leaf chain..LB, PC bear, Red Creek Jasper..LB, Bronzite, nuts?, wood bead, brass lobster, waxed linen.


Earthy Dream

The first try at adding failed, so here goes. I love making these beaded chainmaille bracelets and playing with colors. Feels like autumn (ugh) so...
Components: copper jump rings, Toho 8/0 seed beads, copper plated clasp


Sea & sand Mermaid bracelet

I made this bracelet for a friend of mine (who lives in the USA !) ~ she is living by the seaside at the moment (lucky her !!) & loves Mermaids !!...
Components: Leather, waxed thread, large hole beads (large hole pearl), Amazonite, white heart trade beads, mother of pearl & silver components. Beautiful sand dollar button & of course, Mermaid charm!


Pink Princess bracelet

Made this seed bead bracelet with a difference, it has pearls in it as well ! Tourmaline drop.
Components: Seed beads, pearls, silver components


Chainmaille Kumihimo??

So, I was working on a bracelet and I started wondering....What would it look like to add beads to a roundmaille weave? Could I make it look a bit...
Components: Jump rings for the Twist of Fate and Turkish Roundmaille chainmaille weaves, 20 & 22 gauge Antique Brass Artistic Wire, deerskin lace leather, seed beads, feather charm, 10mm Autumn Agate (LB), and a Brazillian Agate focal.


Dzi Bead Bracelet

Received my 1st order from Lima Beads a few days ago. Oh, all the beads/findings were just beautiful..esp. the Dzi beads. Tried a variety of ways...
Components: Dzi beads, Tierracast antique gold coil beads, Greek 1.5mm leather cord, button and goldplated findings from my stash.


Skinny Stackers

More pc pieces painted with alcohol inks. Very simple, but great stacked together, or with other bracelets. Very light and comfortable to wear!
Components: Czech beads from LB and Etsy, deertan lace and clasp from local shop, and focals and jumpings made by me.


Turquoise moon mix

Made this bracelet with the thicker leather & had to think how to finish it off. I did this by gluing it & then sewing it with an ordinary sewing...
Components: Labradorite, Pink Opal, pink turquoise, Czech glass faceted beads, Mardi Gras & leather with silver findings.


Beach Bound

I just love creating pieces with a mixture of beads. This one has such soothing colors and a fun variety of charms
Components: lava beads, impression jasper, recycled glass, pewter beads, Amazonite, freshwater pearl, patina beads, silver plated charms


Here Be My Dragon

The Green Girl Dragon Medallion is flanked with Czech glass firepolished rondelles, Tierra Cast beads and aligners, spacers, and clasp. I love the...
Components: Green Girl dragon medallion, firepolished rondelles, Tierra Cast metal pieces.


Something for Halloween

I saw these beads and had to buy them because they look like the eyeball gumballs we used to get for Halloween. I think they are adorable.
Components: glass eyeball beads, matte black head pins(LB), matte black lobster claw clasp(LB), and black aluminium chain.


Flora and Fauna

I found myself with alot of birds lately...which is good...I love birds!
Components: Ceramic flower link, vintage buttons, brass coin chain, Pink Opal, Larimar nuggets, Saki toggle, Green Aventurine, neutral leather cord, ceramic birds, C-Koop flowers, ceramic lumbar link, ceramic components, Wax linen, Patricia Healy toggle.


Viva La Tassels

This free-spirited funky bracelet is ON TREND and full of color and texture. This piece lays playfully on your wrist, as the tassels dangle. Create...


Flower Power

Dahlias, Hibiscus and Daisies are in full bloom right now!
Components: Czech Glass beads, brass Ethiopian beads, purple agate, Tibet silver spacers and lotsolove


Faceted Moonstone Bracelets

I am mad crazy in love with the new faceted moonstone you have in stock!!! Love the results of these bracelets with silver and rose gold accents.
Components: 10mm faceted moonstone, rhodium/rose gold sparkly faceted focal (own supply)


Przewalski bracelet

Simple little bracelet inspired by a Przewalski horse roaming freely in the wide, ancient steppe somewhere in Russia....
Components: 6 Czech glass groovy ovals, 1 Greek horse, 19 Saki bronze etched discs (4 mm), 1 Nunn design small copper toggle clasp, 2 crimp beads and covers, 1 textured jump ring (9 mm), beading wire.


Blue Moon bracelets

Three little bracelets that can be stacked or worn by themselves. Quick easy but I think they are so cute! I just posted them to my Etsy shop.
Components: ceramic beads, Czech glass moons, seed beads, waxed linen and adjustable silver tone clasp


Mad for Metal

I am still having a ball making copper sheet metal and wire pieces....I never tire of it. The copper focal also becomes part of the clasp!
Components: Ocean jasper, agua nueve agate, jasper chips, carnelian, Czech rondelles and seed beads, 22g copper sheet metal and 16g copper wire--from Etsy shops. Copper and brass heishi, red creek jasper and various Czech beads--from LB. All metal and wirework cut, hammered, torched and formed by me.


Morning glory bracelet

Inspired by the morning glories all along the outside of the local florist shop I wanted to create something that would last long after the blooms...
Components: Czech glass, wildfire beading thread, size 12 beading needle


(Squished) Penny For Your Thoughts

Love the flattened copper, finally found something to mix with the square beads
Components: Czech squares and mashed copper


Copper Fire

I have really been busy working with copper sheet metal! I love the patina hammering and torching gives copper. The last two photos are of a...
Components: 22g copper sheet metal, 16g copper wire.... both from Etsy. Czech rondelles and red creek Jasper from LB. I made all the copper components myself...including jumpings and clasp.


Sky Blue Pink

I love pink & blue in the summer, this is turquoise & pink with pink pearls! A double row & looks like I am wearing two bracelets !! Haha!!
Components: Seeds beads, pearls, Czech glass beads & silver components


Moonshine

I thought what better stone than Rainbow Moonstone for this bracelet link. I made a rather rustic, primitive looking hook for it...I'm not sure...
Components: Rainbow Moonstone..LB, pewter moon bracelet link, star, sparkly.


Rainbow Twist of Fate

This bracelet is made with the Twist of Fate or Barrel chainmaille weave. It's one of the first weaves I learned. It's such a versatile weave and I...
Components: Weave Got Maille 3.5mm ID 18 gauge jump rings.


Mustard Greens

I LOVE the mustard Czech teardrop beads! The green and orange Czech rondelles just went with them perfectly. I cut up one of numerous printed...
Components: Various Czech beads and Tibetan agate rondelles from LB. Tin connector, jumprings, glass tipped headpins, and spiral by me, antique brass connector from LB. All other findings and components from local shop.


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