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Christmas Earrings and More

Spent all day making earrings! The little green holly leaves were discovered in Nancy's beads. I've still got a couple of pairs to make.
Components: old world santas, red and green crystals, Vintaj brass, enameled charms, PC holly leaves, red crystals, copper links, Green Agates, enameled headpins and assorted ear wires

Happy Lentils

Needed a great pair of turqoise earrings!
Components: enameled open round, 2 large lentil beads, several small lentil beads and lots of jump rings

Happy Lentils

Needed a great pair of turqoise-ish earrings!
Components: Enameled open round, 2 large lentil beads, several small lentil beads and lots of jump rings


It was weird. Middle of the night I grabbed my phone and wrote a poem on the writing app. Not really something I regularly do. I shall not subject...
Components: Using up some of my big Jesse James beads, bead caps, bead cones, drop beads, head and eye pins, ear wires

Vintage Chain and African Turquoise Jasper

I have a thing for vintage chain and like to use it as often as possible. When I received this chain I wasn't expecting it it be as heavy as it...
Components: brass and copper vintage chain, African turquoise jasper beads, copper ear wires

AB Luster Moonstone

I finally got a chance to make ear rings to go with the moonstone necklace. The necklace has a lot of components so I decided the ear rings should...
Components: AB luster moonstone, red brass ear wires, GP spacers

Cheap Earrings

Looking to add earrings to my shop...these were some inexpensive, but I thought nice enough less costly earrings.
Components: brass charms...with added patina, Pink Opal, brass beads, brass bead caps, Rhodonite, daggers with patina, sari silk, PC beads, Blue Sapphire and ear wires.

Happy Halloween

I don't normally do any holiday type jewelry...but I just feel like it this year. I'll probably do one more Halloween earrings, and I'm looking at...
Components: enameled earring components, Indo bead?, dyed Orange Turquoise discs, orange crystal and copper ear wires

The Last One

I had 4 pairs of ear rings that I wanted to post together but my computer had other ideas. You can't win an argument with a computer so you try to...
Components: GP open diamond, GP ear wires, pewter bead with patina

An Exotic Pair

Here is another pair of simple ear rings with a fancy chandelier I got from LB. When I first saw the chandelier I thought, "WOW I've got to have...
Components: GP chandelier, GP spacers, hand made red brass ear wires, carnelian beads

Chandeliers and Vintage Glass

The pale blue drops are hand blown silk glass from West Germany and measure 1 inch in length including the GP bell cap. Apparently silk glass is...
Components: hand blown silk glass, gold plate ear wires, silver plate filigree chandeliers, Czech glass beads, seed beads, sterling silver ear wires.

Bird Is The Word

I don't have things organized enough yet, and I am still resting quite a bit to heal my shoulder, but I want to get back to doing things. These are...
Components: White and purple rondells. Bead caps. Ear hooks. Head pins. Peacock findings.

The Blue Fish

Hello friends. I wanted to get a little something done. So this is a small offering. No, there are no fish, but the wind chimes I bought for myself...
Components: Silver toned chandelier findings which I may have bought from LB, although I don't remember. Blue glass crystal drops. Blue sparkle beads. Daisy spacers. Silver toned patterned disk beads. Eye pins. Ear hook findings

Luminosity Earrings

These earrings are simple to make yet filled with mysterious, celestial beauty. Choose which side of the two-sided pendants will face forward for...

Comet's Tail Earrings

These Ethereal chandelier earrings sparkle with every movement! Adjust chain lengths for longer or shorter versions. Designed by Tracy Proctor.

Fall market

Y’all probably remember these angels from last year. I had made 12 of them and a customer bought all of them. So… I’m doing those again - they...
Components: Angel necklaces were just a few seed beads and charms. There are 2 pair of pumpkin earrings made with crescent 2 hole beads. One pair has the crescent beads all the same color and the other pair has crescents in 3 colors. Also used 11/0, 15/0 seed beads, Czech daisy spacers and copper findings. The other pair has an acrylic pumpkin with Czech flowers and antique brass findings. The Christmas tree is 2 hole super duos with a 2 hole square. 11/0’s, 15/0’s, Swarovski 4 mm top and gold plated findings( those were so fun to make- and easy)

Kooky Earrings

Made these from some wooden beads I had. Very lightweight.
Components: 10mm Wooden Bead Cap, 12 mm Wooden Bead, 11/0 seed beads Olive green, 4mm Red Vega Luster Bead, 20 x 30 mm Wooden Leaf, Copper Plated Earwires

Red African Earrings

Been scratching my head trying to figure out how to make some larger, longer earrings. I rarely make earrings, so my mission is to make more...
Components: Mexican Red Snowflake Jasper (LB), African Krobo Powder Glass Red Discs (LB), Brass wavy spacers, Patina Brass Water Wheel Barrels (LB), repurposed enamel drops.

I found some flowers!

It has taken me half the day to find my Czech flowers- I have to come up with a better organized system . I wanted to make a couple pair of Czech...
Components: I used Czech flowers, Czech leaves, Czech horse eye beads, seed beads and antique wire in brass and copper.

Openwork Leaf Earrings

I love how small & lightweight these wood resin openwork leaf focals are- they're perfect for a simple, easy-to-make pair of earrings! I paired...

New Ceramic Pieces

I haven' been making enough earrings lately. So, when scrolling thru Etsy one evening I found a new ceramic bead artist. The second pair weren't...
Components: ceramic earring components, tiny nouveau brass leaves, Czech flowers, magenta shell pearls, Vintaj patina and copper ear wires.

Alcohol ink earrings

You guys know me and alcohol ink- I have to say it’s one of favorite things to do. The colors are endless!
Components: I started using alcohol ink pens for some of the detail. I did purchase 2 pair of bead caps from an etsy shop. The big ones and blue and copper. These are awesome! I think they have either patina or acrylic paint on them as well as alcohol ink. I added all the findings. The others I made myself.

Sea foam earrings

I just had a mess of leftover Czech glass beads, and they looked very pretty all together.
Components: Czech glass beads, assorted. Perhaps some Swarovski and lucite beads got into the mix.

Dahlias and Ginkos

I just love Czech beads- I think these dahlia beads are new to their million other beads. Am I right or have y’all seen them for years? Anyhoo… the...
Components: So… I used Czech glass dahlia beads, melon beads, fire polish beads, assorted findings, and Gardanne bead caps. Then I used ginko beads, gemduo’s, 11/0’s and 15/0.

Beyond The Scale

I get air quality emails throughout the day because I have asthma. We've got a valley full of smoke right now. It was even at the hazardous level a...
Components: Craft wire. Glass and acrylic beads in red. Bead caps. Acrylic cabochons. Ear clips. I don't usually use acrylic beads but they are pretty and needed to be used.

Mon Ami

All about the colors!
Components: Enamel drops, black seaglass beads and smooth caps

A market gift

I bought a bunch of plain wood round discs awhile ago. Just a whim. I had no idea what I would do with them. My initial thought was painting. So I...
Components: So I painted the wood with alcohol ink (of course). I had some faux leather. I got the ‘ole sizzix big shot out, cut the circles out of faux leather - cut them in half and this is what I made. Luckily I had some some faux leather with prints which look nice with these.

Copper Swirl Drop Earrings

I rarely make earrings for myself—I guess I always reach for my silver or gold hoops. I needed some earrings that were a bit longer since my hair...
Components: 18 gauge copper wire, Misc beads for drops: Picture Jasper, Citrine, Agate, Sodalite, Lapis, Czech druks, Magnesite, Czech deco seeds, AC findings

Chakra Wire-Wrapped Earrings & Bracelet Set

I wanted to use the teardrop focals in an interesting way. I liked the hammered textured element of the teardrops. I thought a wire-wrapped design...

The Unfortunate Brother

I just had to do it again.
Components: Same as the previous one.

Cats Eye

Love the wrapped beads for a simple pair of earrings
Components: 8mm white seaglass wrapped rounds, 3mm white seaglass beads

Cats & Dogs

Made them for my daughter who has a dog and a cat
Components: Drops from Barbie Beads on Etsy, matte white seaglass rounds wrapped in wire

And done!

And I'm done! These are the 4 pairs of earrings for the bridesmaids! It was a challenge to find a design I really liked, and then I'd get a design...
Components: Malachite, Rock Crystal, sterling silver, niobium earwires (hypoallergenic metal)

Beady’s chickens

I totally forgot I had these chicken lampwork beads until I heard Beady’s chicken story. May the fox stay at bay and eggs abound! Loved the picture!
Components: Chicken lampwork beads, silver plated findings and 2 Swarovski 6 mm pearls!

Do ya like my hair?

Scorched Earth ceramics begged for a ‘do.
Components: Ceramics by Petra Carpreau. Waxed linen, Czech glass, Vintaj wire and ear wires all from LB

Bride's earrings

So... I was so stressed about making earrings for the bride. I still have to make 4 pairs for the bridesmaids! Whew! Ok so these are sterling...
Components: Sterling silver, white topaz beads, white topaz briolettes and freshwater pearls

Shoulder Dusters

I've been having a fun time making shoulder duster ear rings. Don't know if the length is too extreme. I don;t have pierces ears so I can't try...
Components: 24ga sheet copper, 20ga and 16ga copper wire, 22ga silver plate wire, SP and copper chain and chandelier from LB

Pina Colada

I seldom have a drink- but when I do, I like the fruity drinks with fruit and an umbrella. What’s your favorite pineapple drink or dessert?...
Components: Wibeduo beads, drop duo beads, 11/0 gold colored seed beads, fire line 6lb and two #12 needles. I followed a pattern by Yuliya Abelovich (Etsy). She has really good patterns. Easy to understand. You put a needle on each end of your thread.

Falling Leaves Earrings

I felt fall vibes when I looked at these gilded openwork acetate leaves. They are a perfect fit for earrings because they are so light-weight. I...

A Little Nothing

I'm overworked. My brain is numb. I have no ideas, but I did want to make something and say hi to all of my friends, and there's really nothing...
Components: Glass beads. White ovals, pink rounds. Bead caps. Rhinestone spacers. Head pins. Ear wires. Like I said, nothing much at all. But they are still pretty.