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Groovy Blooms Earrings

For these groovy earrings I attached the chain to the clutch so it will sway freely behind the larger flower. I love this style idea, it adds a...

Inspired Necklace # 1

I am trying (sometimes not very successfully) to break out of my "stringing" mode. This piece is a first attempt.
Components: Assorted orphan and other beads in shades of green, bronze, amber, and others. Reclaimed bronze chain. Jute and knotting cord. Seed beads, bronze colored copper wire. Jump rings.

Woodland Mushroom Pendants

This is a unique and whimiscal way to use bead caps. These are perfect for a woodland or Alice in Wonderland themed design. I used Czech glass...

Cosmic Tulip Earrings

For some reason when I looked at the tulip beads I immediately thought long dangly earrings. I wanted them to be fringy but dainty, they turned out...

Zig Zag Summer Necklace

Czech seed beads in 8/0 & 6/0, make for a fun and fastb piece for casual wear.
Components: Seed beads, beading wire, jumprings, crimps, and libster clasp.

Spring Blossom Bracelet Set

Spring is right around the corner and I can't be more ready. I used a soft pastel palette of stone green and pink opal. Czech leaves and daisy...

Ammonite Love

I have been a fossil hunter since childhood, and have created jewelry with my finds, but when I saw these beautiful polished and graduated Ammonite...
Components: Ammonites, Elephant Skin Jasper, Golden Tiger Eye, and raw brass beads.

Coastal Catch Earrings

These beachy styles are ready for vacay! Adorable Czech glass shells are the perfect size for embellishing earrings.

Spring Wreath

Spring wreath, super easy to make.
Components: Wire, seed beads, straw wreath form, fancy netting. I used green florist wire for the flowers. Head pins, us Ed for extea holding power, are optional.

Teardrop necklace

I used shades of aqua blue and green glass drop beads.
Components: Drop beads with horizontal top hole, 20 gauge wire, I used reclaimed chain at the back. Jump ring and lobster clasp.

Lariat style necklaces

Long strands of seed beads with clusters of larger beads.
Components: The black necklace is about 10 feet long, the colorful one is about 6 feet long. Wear draped 2, 3, or 4 times, or tie them with a bow.

Aqua Terra Necklace

This necklace is a feast for the eyes. Leather cord, Mali seed beads, and handmade batiked bone beads add unique texture and organic style.

Starburst Earrings

These earthy earrings with handmade batiked bone beads and rustic ceramic patina spikes create a modern silhouette that I love.

Azure & Abalone Necklace

I love the smooth feel and the sound of the tumbled glass coins hitting together, so I wanted to layer them slightly in this design. The little...

Beachy Pearl Pendant

Pearls fit perfectly into the curve of this rectangle glass pendant. The pearls elevate this glass pendant into an elegant necklace.

Island Calypso Earrings

Shell + tumbled glass = beach vibes! With just these few components you get a high impact design. Easy wire-wrapping adds the perfect finishing touch.

Elissos Earrings

I wanted to find a creative way to use the patinaed bail, I loved it paired with the African brass beads.

Sun Disc earrings

This large sun shape lends drama and texture to these eclectic pair of earrings.

Leather & Brass Necklace

The leather cord makes the brass beads really pop, plus the patina washer creates a cool boho vibe. The strand of brass round beads is perfect for...

Asymmetrical Drop Earrings

I really like the new shapes of African brass and how they play so well together. I wanted share the idea that you can make a pair of earrings more...

Disc earrings.

I used Zola acetate discs, 30 mm, in Tide Pool.. I wire wrapped small charms for added interest.
Components: 2 30 mm acetate discs, jump rings, head pins, 6 mm fire polished, Toho seed beads, earwires

Fantasy Fuscsia earrings

Fantasy Fuscsia earrings. Easy to put together, funky and elegant at the same time.
Components: Earwires, 8 mm round beads, jump rings, Czech large trumpet flowers, bendable bead caps, paddle headpins.

Love Earrings

I used my favorite styles of heart beads to make some earrings full of love.

Zola Acetate necklaces

Super fast and easy to make, I have a few pieces of acetate around all the time in case I feel creative but haven't much time to indulge myself.
Components: Zola acetate leaves, octagons, sticks. I used recycled chain, silver is more casual, the gold is more upscale and delicate. Just add jumprings and you are good to go.

Mod Fringe Earrings

Long earrings are on trend. These fabulous paddle sets are a blank canvas for you embellish with any type of beads or charms, you could even...

Desert Moon Necklace

I usually see these fringed focals used as earrings, so I decided to try them in a necklace design instead. The fringy paddles frame the neck...

Delicate Necklace and earrings

I stumbled upon some designs using 1960's vintage resistors as links for earrings. I took it a step further and made a necklace also.
Components: The resistors I used are supervtiny.. 2 and 4 mm. I added Czech glass seed beads, Afgani tiny silver brass metal beads, nothing over 3 mm. The wires on thresistors are about 24 gauge but are very strong. Add a bead or 2, wire wrap a loop on one end and connect to the next resistor link.

Micro Mini Purse/necklace

Micro mini neck purse. I added a brass chain instead of crocheting a cord. Just big enough for a license, insurance card and cash card.
Components: Size 3 cotton crochet thread, 5/0 vintage Japanese seed beads. Thread seed beads in enough quantity to make your pattern. I did rows of 5 and 6 beads alternating.

Tuttifrutti Necklace

Very long at 7 ft. I used a mix of my own devising, Czech jelly triangles and cubes, mixed transparent 11/0,10/0 and 8/0 seed beads, and fruit...
Components: I kept this fun by using an 18 mm yellow plastic lobster clasp. Other than beading wire and crimps, just add beads.

Silk bracelet

Silk yarn bracelet with Czech floral bead charms.
Components: Super simple to make. Use a brass bangle or 9-14 gauge wire and make your own. Fuzzy silk yarn, 2 simple flower charms. E6000 or similar jewelers glue.

Hanging Basket hangers

Why have boring hangers on your beautiful flower baskets. Easy to make, fun to do.
Components: Premade wire basket hangers, big hole beads from India, Czechia, assorted metal beads. Use spacers if you wish. 4 trigger clasps optional.

lapis and pearl necklace

I saw the lapis beads and the pearls and wanted to combine them for a necklace. Seeing the Czech glass as a match to the pearls with a different...
Components: you will need : Lapis lazuli rondel stones new to the shop today! Real beautiful pearls 6mm ( new last Thursday)! Beading wire by @beadalon 11/0 gold seed beads White and gold blend Czech glass rondel ( new last Thursday ) Beading wire, 3 mm jump rings and lobster clasp, gold, ball head pins, wire guards, and crimp beads

More dollhouse minis.

More minis using beads and headpins.
Components: Tiny flower and leaf beads, ceramic beads, metal beads and bead caps.

Glass Skully Key Fob

One of many skull fobs I have designed. Many of the glass skulls were purchased at Lima.
Components: Many different colored skulls in 6 different designs, head pins, jump rings ( I used 8 mm and12 mm heavy duty rings), key clasp, spacer beads. Start by stringing a spacer, a bead, and another spacer on a headpin, and wire wrap a top loop.

Wood Bead Snowflakes

Let it snow! Create your own Scandinavian-style winter snowflake! The natural beads give an organic vibe that can be displayed all winter....

Shell Button Bracelets

The soft white pearls pair perfectly with the Czech glass spacer beads. I really like this casual elegantance style. Create different patterns or...

My tree 2022

I made all new icicle style ornaments this year, there are about 250 on my tiny pencil tree.
Components: 18 gauge wire, crystal and other glass beads, metal bits and other odds and ends.

Fireside Teardrop Earrings

The rich holiday red of Czech glass teardrops and the soft sparkling green chrysoprase really make a statement when paired together.

Rudolph Earrings

These earrings are a simple, wearable way to show your holiday cheer. I usually see these antlers paired with crystal or Czech glass but I really...

Winter's Night Bracelet

I wanted to use colors that depict a winter's night. The dark night sky porcelain and some silver shimmering beads symbolize shining stars, and the...

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