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Browse Earrings

Beach bronze

I wanted to do a beach theme, and was thinking about aqua and sea foam colours. But ended up with browns and pinks.
Components: Stainless steel hooks, brass, coral.

A deliberate act

I have been feeling quite powerless in light of recent events in our country. I'm not looking to start any conversations about this here, but to...
Components: gold and silver wire, stones, and beads


Bought these beads from Lima not because I needed them, but because I could not resist. They sort of assembled themselves.
Components: Amethyst Czech glass spikes, stainless steel hoops

Tree frog

Love frogs. Especially tree frogs.
Components: Green girl frog beads, stainless steel Earring hooks, eye screws, sawed-off tips of very expensive cherry chopsticks.

More Earrings

These are for my shop which is lacking in earrings...I love these bronze clay they are lightweight and reversible.
Components: bronze clay charms, Lampwork beads, ceramic birds, copper beadcaps, wood flowers, Czech glass, copper and bronze earwires.

Christmas Earrings

These are not perfect...the Chrysoprase brios were difficult to do, and one of the brios wouldn't tolerate 26 g wire. Fortunately I had some 28g...
Components: Chrysoprase, gypsy hoops, Bronze flower posts, Cognac Quartz brios and brass earwires

Fun With Robin's Beads

I got a box from Robin yesterday...she is downsizing...and these are my first creations with them. There is a lot more to come!
Components: ceramic earring charms, ceramic beads, Czech glass bell flowers, leaves in alcohol inks, Czech glass beads and my own Larimar teardrops with S.S. twig links ( a Christmas present for my neighbor).

Outside my box

Major going through the bead room. Stopped in the middle of the mess( like a kid)- but I think the earring turned out cute. I found an unfinished...
Components: Super duo beads and seed beads.

Rustic Rectangles

I found my old sheet of copper the other I thought I would try to make some links. I patina ed them with salt and vinegar potato...
Components: copper rectangles, Turitulla Fossil brios and copper earwires

Woven Focal Earrings

I love the colors of this Turquoise Mix Crystal Hand Woven Gold (plated) Stainless Steel Focal. They are simple and elegant. I wanted to keep these...

More Earrings

Well, I needed more earrings in my shop and I came upon one of my favorite shops having a half price sale. But...I have trouble designing with...
Components: Pewter earring charms, Czech flowers and daises, Charoite slices, lavender Quartz, vintage flower beads, Czech glass, Lampwork beadsand sterling earwires

Belle Vie Earrings

For these earrings, I attached tiny clusters of labradorite & seed beads above a moonstone charm inside of a gypsy hoop. I love the uniqueness of...

All About Earrings

I was really low in my shop of Christmas is coming up.So...I still have about 4 more pairs to make.
Components: Lapis brios, Denim heishi, black, pink and yellow vintage Millefiori tubes, copper embossed rectangles, imagine beads, green ancient roman glass and vintage Ethiopian wire beads

Paradise Found Earrings

These earrings are super quick & easy to put together-making them perfect for gift giving! I love the colors of this new recycled glass along with...

A Few Christmas Gifts

These are some of the earrings I've chosen as gifts. The last pair I just may keep, as they aren' my opinion as good...they were a gift from...
Components: ceramic birds, Czech glass flowers, ceramic pink shoes, Black beads, Wooly wire beads and sterling earwires

Quick gift idea

I shared this basic teardrop wire frame recently. Again, so easy to wear and comfortable...but also versatile. I recently gave a friend who had an...
Components: Gold and silver craft wire, various beads and crystals.

La Mer Earrings

I paired amazonite chips & pearls with Czech glass to create these drop earrings. I love the mix of shapes & the soothing effect of the colors.

Acetate Earring Party

These acetate pieces are great for creating simple & quick statement earrings. For my designs, I paired the acetate with thread beads, Czech glass,...

Space Oddity

Sweet little space ships heading to some far off star! These are easy peasy and ready to wear in a hot minute! I saw the Amoracast Sterling...
Components: Sterling silver Czech Glass Cobalt Seas Picasso UFO 7x9mm, Sterling Silver Eye Pin 1", 22 gauge or 24 gauge, don't remember, Amoracast Sterling Silver Rocket Charm 7x13mm

Dangling Pumpkins!

I wanted new pumpkin earrings for 2020 so imagine my delight when these pretty Czech melons came along! I just added the vintage brass square...
Components: Czech Glass Coral w/ Chocolate Melon Round 12mm, Parawire, vintage brass, square 21 Gauge.

Something Different in Ear Rings

I saw an interesting pair of ear rings that were made using bails as one of the components in the design. Thought why not? So I got a bunch of...
Components: silver plate jump rings and bails, stainless ear wires. blood stone, silver plate Rhinestone rondelles

Fun with felt balls

I saw the felt balls on LB and called Izzy (my granddaughter). We had such fun making these and then the angel ornaments. Bead room shenanigans...
Components: We used felt wool balls, seed beads, cup beads and silver findings. We painted the angels with alcohol ink and she chose the charms for each. Ranger alcohol ink now comes in markers in sets.

Songbird Earrings

These Gaea pieces are perfect for a great pair of earrings! Artsy, statement pieces just waiting to be embellished are a dream for me :)

Desert Rain Earrings

These earrings are super easy to make and to wear! I love the simplicity of the design & how the metallic earth tones look with the silver.

Chakra Earrings

These linear drop earrings represent the seven Chakras, and to make you only need wire, earwires, a chakra chips stretch bracelet, and round nose...

Malachite Earrings

For this design, I paired Malachite chips with gold accents to make a simple pair of dangle earrings.

Mardi Gras Earrings

These seed bead earrings are so fun to wear and instantly brighten up your outfit! I love the bright, metallic color palette- the Czech glass &...

Autumn leaves turning

Fresh Baked was my inspiration. I love her earrings! On her website is a tutorial for this style of earrings. They were fun and challenging to...
Components: 20 g antique copper wire, 26 g bright copper wire for wrapping. Czech glass beads and 8/0 seed beads, bright copper findings.

What did you say?

I read somewhere that when you photograph earrings, you should tilt them toward one another as if they were in a conversation...talking to each...
Components: Gold craft wire 20 gauge. Various faceted glass beads

Boho ceramic earrings 2

Exactly the same as my previous post but a little different!

Boho ceramic earrings

Easy to make and great to wear 2 strands attached to a closed jump ring and thread away to you hearts content in any colours that take your fancy,...
Components: Brown thread Some Demi rounds in metallic colours from LB A variety of any aged beads that came to hand including ceramics from LB

Pink Love

I'm in love with these LB African pink opal glass seed beads. They are so luminescent and lovely. After last night's emotional rollercoaster, I...
Components: Pink opal glass seed beads from LB, brass rings, wire, other seed beads, and two Swarovski AB crystals.

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...

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...

Wicked Hands Earrings

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

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,...

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.

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.


A nice little challenge this 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.

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