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Down by the sea

I’m just trying these ammonite earrings out in different colors.
Components: Turquoise color ammonite beads, galvanized gold 11/0’s, red Picasso 8/0’s, turquoise 8/0’s and gold plated pip beads and findings

Ear Bling

I thought I would try doing the earcuff / earring combo a little different and personally, I like it. It's almost like it forces the ear cuff to...
Components: 20g gold wire, 6mm white cat's eye beads, red rondelles, red and white glass beads and rubber earring backs.

Ammonite earrings

I saw this pattern on you tube. They were super easy to make. Another great way to use ammonite Czech glass beads. I think they would look good...
Components: I used Czech glass ammonite beads in a dark topaz color. 11/0 seed beads in gold, 8/0 white seed beads and it called for 4mm round beads, but I used 8/0 seed beads in gold. Czech glass pip beads and 6 lb fireline.

Lovebird Earrings

I just love these chunky little birds! They are on full display in this simple earring design.

More Lost and Found

I thought I had lost these along with everything else. I have always loved these little sparkly Drusy chunks that Lima has. I finally broke the...
Components: Pewter shields, magatamas, druzy chunks and gold ear wires

Colors of a Peacock

Good news... I found my two missing earrings!These were not one of the missing ones however. These were a new pair I had just received. I'll...
Components: Copper charms. FWP from LB.

Cookies and Quinoa and.....

... AND, Coconut Hell. We had 3 and a half days of Spring and then the clouds moved in. I've been lazing in the sun with the dorks. Now, these...
Components: 1st pair, 4mm bicones. 6mm pearls. Crystal drop beads. 11/0 seed beads. Ear wires and beading thread. 2nd pair (I don't like them as much). 4mm red pearls. 4mm blue bicones. 11/0 bronze seed beads. Ear wires and beading thread. They look a little too Christmassy to me.

Inspired by My Dear Sidney

Well, I found the other kitty face. I had been eyeing these kitty charms for awhile. I wasn't quite sure what to do with them. Then my tissue...
Components: Kitty faces done in Sgrafitto, Czech glass flowers and leaves, silver earwires

Lost but Not Found

I don't know what is wrong with I've lost one each out of two pairs of earrings. First, I lost one of the Dragonfly earrings...never...
Components: Enameled earring charms, Czech glass, copper leaf chain, green stone, Czech glass O rings, I can't think of the brand name...copper earwires

Here kitty kitty

I saw these kitty’s online. I don’t know if they’re new to Czech glass or not. I’ve not seen them before. They are quite plain, so I added more...
Components: Czech glass cat face beads and silver plated findings. Markers and teeny tiny crystal eye beads!

Whimsical Elephants

This piece was inspired by my obsession with Elephants! I love the Orangey-raspberry color of the Czech glass along with the Black Elephants. I...
Components: Czech Glass, Copper wire, Gun Metal flower caps, Greek patina spacers, and love!!!

Simply birds and flowers

We finally got a freeze last night- and as I was bringing in all my succulents and cacti, I kept going by the hummingbird feeder- hope they made it...
Components: Big Czech flowers, bellflowers, clear AB spacers, pink Swarovski crystals, 4 mm silver balls. I used stainless steel pins- I don’t think I like them as well as silver plated. They’re harder to bend. I will change them out before I post them in my shop. They don’t wrap as nicely . Silver plated hummingbird charms.

Even More Ear Bling

Not sure what these are actually called so, I call them ear stems. Amazing how many different things you can make for an ear.
Components: 1. 20g gold wire, flat black AB spacer beads, round gold spacer beads and a rubber earring back. 2. 24g silver wire, twisted, a rhinestone encrusted silver cross and a rubber earring back.

More Ear Bling

Ear Cuffs and earrings combined as one.
Components: 1. Gold wire, ear stud, and lots of green crystals 2, Silver wire, ear stud and blue beads

Colorful Earrings

An impulse buy...but I really need more earrings in my shop. These charms are from one of my favorite Etsy shops. As far as I know, they are hand...
Components: Earring charms, assorted beads in aqua, pi k and gold...and a Carnelian and Tiger Eye, copper earwires

Abalone Acetate Earrings

I whipped up a couple examples to show how versatile these lighweight acetate focals can be. I added a pearls to the teardrops and then went fringe...

With a Little Help From Vintaj Patina

I have a hard time figuring out if I uploaded the right pics. Anyway...I love getting Vintaj brass pieces and adding patina to them.
Components: Resin/wood lavender daggars, Vintaj sunflowers with opalite patina and brass ear wires.

Sticks & Stones Earrings

These earrings are a plan B. I started out wanting to make double earrings that draped between the posts, but the tiny bead link chain I made still...

EDIBLE Earrings

Yes, you read that right! Made with real Christmas candies. Be careful though, Santa may be real tempted to nibble on your ear.
Yes they are...
Components: Red and green Christmas candies, wire and fish hooks

Wrecking Ball Earrings

They are supposed to resemble wrecking balls :)
Components: Bronze wire, Jasper beads and fish hooks

Tree Of Life?

Before I make the second earring, I wanted to get some input. I'm not sure it really looks like the Tree of Life. What do you guys think? Should...
Components: Gold wire and gold spacer beads

Flower Ear Wrap

Saw one advertised so had to try.
Components: 20g pink wire, two glass flower beads and a glass leaf bead

Butterfly Cuff

Butterfly Ear Cuff. I included pics of the steps as someone commented on an earlier cuff that they would like to see how it is modelled.
Components: 20g brass wire, glass butterfly beads and gold seed beads

Ear Cuff

I purchased this wire then didn't know what to do with it so I tried an ear cuff. It not easy to make sharp smooth bends as you can see, I left a...
Components: 14g flat wire

Frost Green Ear Cuff

Ear Cuff
Components: 22g silver craft wire, smokey green crystal beads, and a smokey green glass bead

Let it Snow Earrings

I started this design with the intent of making flowers and then I thought "a few tweaks and these would be snowflakes!"

I made two pairs. For...

My Birthstone

The chandeliers in these ear rings are a vintage design made in brass. The stones are hand cut, faceted citrine tear drops. I really like the...
Components: brass chandeliers, faceted citrine drops, metallic gold seed beads, satin Hamilton ear wires

Copper Coils

I had these large copper rings left over from a chain I was making and decided I needed to make ear rings with them. The coils across the bottoms...
Components: 20ga, 16ga, 14ga bare copper wire, hand made chain link, jump ring coil, hand made circle ear wires, 6mm pure copper beads, dark bronze color spacer

Squiggles and Springs

I have an appointment to take jewelry to the museum gift shop next week so I decided I'd better make a few more ear rings. The squiggles are made...
Components: 20ga copper wire, coiled charms, copper color niobium ear wires, silver plate ear wires and chandelier

Fun with Wood & Resin Focals

I just wanted to make a few quick designs to show off how versatile these components are. I have listed the how to for each design in the step by...

Festive Tree Earrings

The Green Aventurine triangle beads are the perfect shape for a tree! I added some coconut beads for the base and a Czech glass Star to crown the...

Suzy Snowflake Earrings

I love these pretty in pink Etched Snowflake Czech Glass beads. This chilly design can be worn all winter long. I love retro things so of course I...

Animal Cracker Red

Many animals were harmed in the making of these earrings. In fact, a whole population was decimated, their blood spilling out to stain the earrings...
Components: 2 rectangular red rhinestones. 2 fancy rhinestone ear wires. 2 red bicones. 6 red drops. 11/0 silver lined red seed beads. 20 opal bicones.

Fishy Fishy in the Brook

These little fishes were on a card with several other sea charms. I found them in the $1.00 bin at WalMart. The other charms aren't as cute as...
Components: sea charms, silver chain, Czech FP glass beads, silver bead spacers, twisted silver ear wires


Love making earrings with enamel pieces!
Components: Enamel components, tiny striped seed beads, 10mm ceramic rounds

Christmas Earrings

These are definitely Christmas earrings. I always like to give one pair of really nice earrings to my closest friends. Thanks to Nancy...I am able...
Components: Lapis, fancy gold earwires, Pink ?

Enchanted Woodland Earrings

I wanted to create a fringy earring style with these earthy seed bead colors. I love Saki etched tubes, they add a unique texture to this look....

Birthday Present For a Fellow Scorpion

I've been waiting to make them into a present for someone. Last night I made the little dangly chips for the cluster earrings. I'm going to a...
Components: mystery teardrops, Apatite chips and sterling earwires.

Vintaj Brass Chandeliers

just some earrings I made with Vintaj brass chandeliers and patina. They are cheap to make and I can sell them for $18 or give them as gifts.
Components: Vintaj brass chandeliers, Garnet, Freshwater pearls and a Czech glass flower

Lavender Fields Earring Collection

When I first saw these energy tubes, my first thought was that they would be perfect for earrings because of their unique shape. I paired them with...