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Dragonfly and ambers bracelet

I love the bronze finished Mykonos dragonfly. It is by far my favorite dragonfly charm to work with; a bit chunky, two-side, tactile, memorable. I...
Components: Mykonos dragonfly charm (LB), brown ghost chips (LB), 9mm rondelles Czech faceted fire-polished in a clear, pale green; a purple with mustard; and an amber all Picasso, a 6 mm Picasso smokey topaz Czech druk, 6x4mm sage Czech faceted and fire-polished rondelle, 3x5 butternut Czech fire-polished rondelle, 6/0 Toho hybrid Natural Picasso amber, 3/0 Toho silver-lined smokey topaz, 8/0 Toho frosted silver-lined smokey topaz, 11/0 vintage Venetian umber seed beads, Toho "Bronzes Mix, " Toho "Earth tones Mix, " wooden button with laser cut design, 2x2 heavy sterling silver crimp beads, and .019 silver satin Softflex (LB)


Leather N Pearls

Playing around with large hole pearls and ended up with this
Components: Large hole fresh water pearls, strands of leather attached to ribbon claps and a lobster clasp. Earrings just hanging on a piece of leather on a fishhook


Dragonfly Teardrops

Have alot of small czech beads I've never used, tried alternating the colors together
Components: Dragonfly link, square Czech beads, Czech teardrop beads and charms with a lobster clasp


Give Me A Hand

Just somethin' cute and sassy
Components: strands of baby blue glass seed beads from South Dakota, enamel baby blue toggle clasp and an enamel baby blue hand charm


Copper Stone

I had so much fun with this bracelet and knew exactly what I was going to do with the Nunn Design channel cuff when I saw them. This has a few...


Think Pink and a dash of blue

Can wear together or individually to ring in May flowers!
Components: Pink Quartz, pearl, pink ceramic, hand painted blue and white ceramic, silver Tibet spacers


Agate A New Bracelet

Now I know I've been hangin' with my husband too long. He loves corny jokes & play on words. Or maybe it's just too late. I'm referring to my...
Components: 16 & 24 gauge copper wire & Mexican laguna lace agate.


Buttoned Up Bracelets

These bracelets are simple to make. Pick your favorite mix of buttons and metal colors to create your own style. Make a few different styles and...


Awareness Bracelets

Create a design with meaning. The new Tierracast strength and beauty charms will inspire you to represent who you are through your design.


Expression Bracelets

Express your strength and beauty with these Mala style bracelets.


Hello Spring

The preppy colors of pink and green remind me of spring and inspired this "hodge podge" bracelet
Components: A mixture of fluorite, jade, aventurine gemstones, freshwater pearls, turquoise howlite chips, ceramic and Czech glass beads & pewter beads with ivy leaf toggle


Another Moogie First

I finally got the nerve to try my LOS gel. Wow does it work fast on copper! Dip, done. Into a baking soda bath, rinse, pat dry. Then take it off...
Components: 16 & 18 gauge copper wire & bronze zebra jasper


Jade Doublet Spring Fling Bracelet!

Green means go! Frolic in the warmth of sunny spring days and all the fresh greenery!
Components: Green Jade Tibet focal bead, sea glass, pearls strung on double toggle clasp


Rustic+Metal

New wirework hot off the bench in this one! It came together exactly as I envisioned.
Components: Handmade and hammered beadcaps, spacers and clasp......Czech beads from Etsy and LB, ceramic beads from Etsy.


Green Ladder

Picasso tube beads in a ladder pattern
Components: Picasso tubes, wax cord and a lobster clasp


Chakra Dreams

I love Chakra Jewelry and I love the Lotus Flower. I designed this as a delicate bracelet to wear.
Components: Gold (plated) 4-Sided Shallow Curve Noodle Bead 25x4.5mm - Item 44334 4-5mm roundel -Garnet, Carnelian, Citrine, Emerald, Iolite, Amethyst, and Tanzanite. 8mm gold plated toggle clasp


Finally

The title is due to the fact that it took a while to finish.....I couldn't make up my mind to add chain or dangles...So I did both!
Components: Czech beads from LB and Etsy. Small gold chain from my stash. PC focal, headpins, jumprings, clasp all made by me. Gemstone beads from Etsy shop.


Spring Birds

I was so overjoyed to receive this delightful bird link from our dear Annie which she so generously sent to me. With the warmer weather upon us,...
Components: BRACELET: Bird link, Peridot chips - Annie; Golem ceramic lentil, Agate faceted - LB; Dyed Quartz, Czech 3-cut seed beads, waxed linen, AC findings - stash. NECKLACE includes: Nunn 2-1 connector, Ezel bird, Czech rondelles, Agate - LB, ceramic bead.


Little Orange House and a Leaf

Another Ceramic house I fell in love with...and of course it's orange!
Components: ceramic house and leaf, vintage twigs, Mookaite, Mexican Fire Opal, Apple Jasper, Red Agate and copper lobster.


Tangerine Dream

Another beaded bracelet from the loom! I decided to do the tangeriney colours this time! I also added small 4mm pearls.
Components: Seed beads 8/0 & glass beads, 4mm pearls, cord & silver end pieces


Spring Has Sprung!

I wanted to do a nice little Spring piece.
Components: Ceramic birdhouse and bird, Lapis, Yellow Opal, Lucite flower, glass bead, Zola Dahlia bead and copper Lobster....and a little Wooly Wire bead.


Double strand dragonfly bracelet

This is a double-stranded button bracelet. I shoved two strands through the Czech glass dragonfly tab in the middle of the bracelet to bring the...
Components: Large barn red Czech dragonfly tab, 6 mm Czech melon beads, Miyuki and Toho seed beads.


A Late Valentine

Love the pewter TierraCast findings-- so romantic! I added silk ribbon for a little more color and texture to the pale rose quartz, knotted between...
Components: TierraCast findings in pewter plate, 10mm rose quartz beads, 2' of natural-edge silk ribbon, heavy 49-strand beading wire, 2x2mm crimps. (All LB.) I will post a pick with the materials.


Wire Focal & Bracelets

The leather bracelet came with 2 rows of holes perfect for stitching on beads & cord. I used a variety of neutrals--rainbow moonstone, gray pearls,...


💜Moonstone💜

Fell in love with these gorgeous moonstones from Lima and couldn't say no!
Components: 8mm moonstone beads, grey 18mm tassel


Paper and Silver

I am going to eventually learn how to make beautiful paper beads. This is something my daughter and I love to do.
Components: Hand rolled paper beads, silver spacers


Hamsa

Happiness, luck, health and good fortune.
Components: Hematite beads, metallic blue beads, hamsa charm


Thunderbird

Another bracelet with jasper. As you can tell I love working with it.
Components: Autumn Jasper, white Salwag Seed, gold charm and Czech crystals


Spring

Colorful and bright stretch bracelet.
Components: Celestial crystal glass pearls, silver bead caps, stretch cord.


Turquoise

Turquoise is one of my favorite gemstones to work with.
Components: Turquoise, lamp work beads, Swarovski crystal, stretch cord


Summer

I love the beach, so sea glass is one of my favorites!
Components: Sea glass, silver charm, stretch cord


Confetti

My first attempts at making paper beads.
Components: Hand rolled paper beads, silver spacers and stretch cord.


Metal Sleek

I love making these metal wrap connectors! While it can be time consuming and tedious--the result is worth it!
Components: Stainless steel oval cnnectors and bracelet bar from Etsy. Wrap connectors, jumprings and clasp made by me.


Happy

These are the colors that make me happy. This piece tells me I can be happy even in the storms of life.
Components: Aqua terra jasper, Swarovski crystals, silver charm, silver accents.


Starfish with Love

Hey what can I say, it's March in Baltimore, I'm freezing and looking forward to Siesta Key next week!!🌴🌞🌊
Components: Marine Agate and glass pearls


Tibet Beads

I just love working with the Tibet beads. I made a few other bracelets with these and now experimenting with different styles. I discovered they...
Components: Coral and turquoise Tibet beads, gold Rondell foil spacers, rose gold and gold plated spacers.


Lampwork Murano Swirl

I had one left over barrel shaped turquoise foil lamp work bead, made that my focal bead and worked out from there!
Components: Turquoise and gold foil focal bead, Swarovski crystal And Hematite beads.


Amber and Agate

I had a few left over amber beads, and I wanted to create a BoHo look, so I paired them with the Mardi Gras agate beads. The gold foil Rondell's...
Components: Amber focal beads, Mardi Gras agate, Gold foil Rondelle spacers


Pinky turquoise

I have made another bead bracelet, this time I wanted a turquoise & pink one. I did intend to make it longer, to wrap around twice, but found I...
Components: seed beads, thread & silver end pieces.


Blessings---Essential Oils bracelet

I fell in love with the Tibetan agate beads and wanted to incorporate them with some lava beads to absorb essential oils
Components: brown lava stones, Tibetan agate beads, bronze charm and hammered copper bead


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