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Winter market selection

Saw a pattern for the star earrings- I really enjoyed doing them- Czech beads have such a wide variety of shapes. I did a couple more dragon fly...
Components: Star earrings - Czech kite beads, super duos and 11/0’s. Dragon flies- Czech daggers, 11/0’s, 15/0’s, Swarovski 4 mm on the white dragonfly and on the purple dragonfly purple orchid 4 mm . Pattern is called super duo star earrings 2.0 by Sam Wescott on Etsy.

Small Offerings

I made these for a new friend and I’m happy to say she was delighted with them. Actually I was pretty happy with them myself and think I need a...
Components: Brass ovals, hand cut from sheet & textured, Gaea Small Feather Focals, 14k GF half hard wire hand formed earwires with 4mm czech glass rounds. Focals and czech glass from LB.

Flowers and Faith

Amythst bezeled earrings. Recently I watched an interview with Jon Voight. He told of a day when he was struggling, with his marriage, his career,...
Components: Amythst teardrop cabochons. Amythst teardrop beads. Delica beads. 15/0 seed beads, bronze. Tiny rhinestone spacers. Amythst 15/0 seed beads, matte amythst. Ear wires. Beading thread.

A gift from heaven

I’ve seen so many butterflies, dragonflies and Luna moths this year. They’re all so beautiful. A lot of poems speak to these beautiful creations...
Components: Czech glass daggers, 15/0’s, Swarovski crystals. The red and green dragonfly is made from Czech beads. Fire line and size 11 beading needle( thx Beady for the advice to use size 12 needles with 15/0’s. / I ordered them- I broke 2 size 11 needles- good grief!)

Marrakesh Earrings

These earrings are an example to show you how you can mix together our new line of findings.

Ocean Blossom Earrings

I was in the mood for blues this week. I love the etched finish on the Czech Glass Hibiscus Flowers and the Table Cut Czech Glass beads add some...

My version of frosted leaves

I used one of the free patterns from LB to create these earrings.
Components: Crescent beads, seed beads, wildfire thread, earwires

Whale maids

It’s summer! Thinking of the sea!
Components: Whale tails! Turquoise Czechs beads and pearls!

Mock Wine Earrings

It was too hot to do much housework so I made these earrings. I ripped apart a pair I did some years ago that had these gorgeous marquise shaped...
Components: Aquamarine faceted marquise drops. Tiny Moonstone faceted beads. 4mm aquarium rounds. Man made 4mm opal rounds. 2 fancy bails. 2 tiny star shaped bead caps. 2 3mm faceted rock quartz crystals. Myuki delica beads. 2 ear wires. 28 guage silver toned craft wire.

New Earrings

I finally got around to getting some earring components...and making a couple of pairs. I still need more. I need to stop giving so much away. The...
Components: enameled earring charms, Czech glass, Green Kyanite, freshwater pearls, copper earwires, different chains, glass beads and lentil...Nancy's, Saki bronze toggle, Garnet, gold elephant charm

Perry Mason Earrings

This is just a small project. It's all I'm up to right now. I've been binge watching Perry Mason episodes. In Perry's world you have someone on...
Components: 4mm bicones of 1 color and 3mm bicones in 2 colors. 2 drops. 2 ear wires. 11/0 seed beads. Beading thread.

Rustic Cowgirl Earrings

The antique silver focals are just the right size for earrings. They have beautifully detailed patterns, I love the filigree focal and its...

Dancing in Twilight Earrings

I love sparkling druzy! I like them in earring designs because they catch the light and sparkle when I move. Plus, they have a cool modern vibe to...

Beachfront Oasis Earrings

For this design, I paired Czech Glass crown beads with a gold teardrop paddle set to create these statement earrings.

String me Along

Wanted some danglers with the fabric scraps and cord
Components: Two sets of earrings with fabric strips, strings of waxed cord with a seed bead on the ends, random beads to match wrapped with wire

Gold Squares and an Ear Ring Tree

I had this terrific idea for a bracelet made of wire segments but it bombed out. So I took the brass wires with flattened ends that were part of...
Components: 14ga red brass wire, gold plated squares, oxidized brass lever back eat wires, heavy gauge florist's wire, floral tape, plaster of Paris, small smooth rocks and a pot from the dollar store

That's Wild

I was in my work room sorta putting things away when I noticed I had a bunch of small triangles I had cut some time ago. What to do with them....?...
Components: 26ga copper sheet metal, 20ga copper wire, turquoise heishi beads, turquoise color magnesite barrels

Reflecting Pool Earrings

These cool summer earrings were designed by Elaina here at Lima Beads. The turquoise walnut wood and resin teardrops have a soft shimmer that...

Pearlescent Wood & Resin Earrings

I wanted to show these wood and resin focals as earrings. They have a beautiful pearlescent shimmer that flashes in the sunlight.These have a fun,...

Fairycore Earrings

These floral fairycore earrings have been a favorite thing to make as of late. I love gemstones, florals and nature elements and I love these.
Components: Amethyst, Garnet, Czech glass leaves, crystal beads, Czech glass beads, antique brass sparrow charms, antique brass wire/findings.

Gold Squares

Found these interesting curved squares one day while window shopping on line. They are gold plated and have a hole in the center. I sure they are...
Components: gold plated squares, small GP round spacers, handmade red brass ear wires

Green Glass Nuggets

I haven't been making much jewelry recently. Gotta get a move on.

I found the glass nuggets for these ear rings one day while checking out new...
Components: recycled green glass nugget, over size pewter spacers, silver plate ear wires, small crystal bead spacers

Keep It Simple

I thought earrings would be a simple and less painful thing to make. The Chrysoprase and Saki teardrops with Apatite chips are going to be for...
Components: Saki teardrops, Apatite, Chrysoprase, Goldstone, Lip Stick Ranch chandeliers, Sterling and copper ear wires.

What's That About Earrings

Yet another UFO (unfinished objects). I literally had only to put on the ear wires and yet they have been waiting over a year. I'm not sure why the...
Components: Green rondells in 3 sizes. Ear wires. 3 mm rondells in another color. Bead caps. Head pins. 2 metal cog beads. 16 and 24 guage craft wire.

Cloisonné Earrings

I was so excited to design with these new Cloisonné beads- I love the color combos & how quick & easy it is to create a simple, fun pair of earrings!

Seaside Oasis Earrings

These Cloisonné & seed bead statement earrings are so fun to wear and instantly brighten up your outfit! I love the blue & green color palette, and...

Vintage UFOS

These are some very old UFOS (unfinished objects). I don't know why I never finished them. They were almost done but I get distracted. I was less...
Components: 18 and 24 guage craft wire. 2 montees. 6 Drop beads. 2 fancy ear wires.

Desert Palm Earrings

I made these because I loved the green onyx links with the tortoise shell colored wood and resin hoops. I will definitely be wearing these this...

Take Five Earrings

I've been taking Five lately. 5 minutes, 5 days, even 5 weeks. This is all I have accomplished in that time, but Jazz likes it when I don't work. I...
Components: Pink teardrop beads. 20 guage and 24 guage wire. Pearl drops. Red rondells. Handmade ear wires.

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.

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...


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.

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....

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

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

Inspired By Ali

I saw this design by Ali and had to try it. She had taken some silver fringe earring charms and used patina on them. So I did. The last pic is my...
Components: Antiqued silver fringe charms, patina, ss earwires

Lavender Blossom Drop Earrings

These wood resin focals are perfect for making a quick & easy pair of earrings! I paired a lavender resin focal with Biwa pearl & moonstone coins...

Pearled Nature Drops

Mother of Pearl is one of my favorites to make jewelry with, especially when I am able to find a great carved piece. The shimmer of the shell...