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Cactus Blossom Necklace

I was really excited to design with these new walnut wood & resin pieces this week- they make it easy to add a quick pop of color to any design & I...


Sunkissed Wildflower Necklace

For this design, I made bead links with some of my favorite Czech glass, gemstone, and crystal pieces to create a long-length necklace. I love this...


Golden Sunrise Necklace Set

This week I knew I wanted to make a layered necklace so I could use as many shapes of these Greek Pueblo Ceramic beads as possible- I love the...


Simple Leather Bracelets

This simple design is great if you want to make a quick bracelet with those loose beads you have laying around. For this design, I slid on some...


Peach Mojito Necklace

For this design, I made a long bead chain with Malachite & Pink Rhodochrosite Chips. I love making this type of necklace because it doesn't require...


Spring Break Necklace

For this design, I used Amazonite & Pink Rhodochrosite chips to create a beach-inspired necklace. I love the color combination of pink & blue,...


Sea Sun Surf Bracelet

For this design, I used Amazonite & carnelian chips to create an easy-to-make & inexpensive bracelet. I especially love how the amazonite really...


Water Lily Necklace

For this necklace, I knew I wanted to use the lotus coin as the focal piece, along with some of these fun new Czech glass shapes. The color...


Rhombi? Polygons? Parallelograms?

Multicolored woven lariat - very long (almost 40 inches). Feels great on and can be worn in many ways.
Components: Seed beads 11/0 - Orange, Black Fuchsia Matte, Green, Blue and gold.


Bohemian Sun Necklace

I've been really looking forward to creating something with these great new African Brass pieces- they add a unique focal element to any design....


Crystal Confetti Necklace

For this design, I made beads charms with pinch beads & seed beads to create a colorful cluster necklace with hues perfect for springtime.


Washed Ashore Necklace Set

For this design, I used the ammonite coin & the Green Girl mermaid pendant to create an underwater-inspired necklace & bracelet. The apatite is the...


Feminine Seafoam and Pink

Another twisted herringbone with matching pendant (removable) and earrings.
Components: Seed beads 11/0 - Pink Ceylon, Rainbow Light Topaz Seafoam and Frosted Grape 6 mm pink bicones 5 mm flower spacers 3 mm cat’s eye grape beads glass 5x15 mm Czech glass leaves - light green with brownish gold specks earwires and toggle clasp - Stainless steel


Deserted Beach Necklace

For this design, I made a long layered necklace inspired by summer days at the beach. I used wood resin, shells, Czech glass, and gemstones to add...


Paradise Found Choker

Cowrie shells are always a hot summer trend, I have been noticing this choker style necklace with cowries at stores and on celebrities in magazines.


Double Teardrop Earrings

An exciting all metal earring design by Tracy Proctor of Tierracast! Stacked teardrop components create an ultra modern look. The finished size of...


Mod Brickstitch Pearl Earrings

Designed by Tracy Proctor of Tierracast, these hoops are perfect for brick-stitching around! Pearly whites and chain give this design edgy...


Posh Pearl Necklace

An elegant, pseudo lariat design by Denise Varville of Tierracast - simple to assemble and stunning to wear. The finished necklace is approximately...


Sanibel Island Anklet

For this design, I did a simple square knot with hemp and knotted in the cowrie shells as I went. I made this as an anklet, but I also think it...


Mosaic Bracelet

Danielle Wickes of Tierracast is the designer of this vibrantly creative bracelet. Use brick stitch and beads in an array of colors to create tiny...


Herringbone with Two Flowery Pendants

The nurse at my Dr's office was so nice to me - I wanted to return the favor. So - I made this necklace for her. Hope she likes it - will see her...
Components: LB -3 mm Cubic Zirconia faceted Round - orange Seed beads 11/0 - rainbow cream Delicas, rainbow light topaz seafoam, rootbeer frost rainbow, clear rainbow 4 mm Czech glass pearls - cream color 5x7 mm pink/red flower beads 2 end caps 1 toggle clasp Stainless steel


Mystic Sea Cairns Necklace

For this design, I used aquamarine nuggets to create a chunky focal piece. I think the light blue of the aquamarine pairs nicely with the Kunzite...


Na-maka-o-Kaha'i Necklace

I was inspired by these new shell focals to make a sea-themed necklace- Na-maka-o-Kaha'i is the Hawaiian Goddess of the Sea, so I thought it as a...


Summer Daydream Bracelet

Once the holidays are over, I automatically start thinking about summer vacation. There is always a desperate search for sun when you live in...


Cosmos Necklace

For this design, I made three separate pieces with Czech glass & seed beads & attached them together to create a simple focal necklace.


Gilded Tibetan Bracelet

I enjoy adding Tibetan focals into a design, they have worldly look about them. The classic blue lapis and gold embellishments enhance each other.


Sun-kissed Waterfall Earrings

This design was inspired by the Pantone color of the year- Classic Blue. I love how the seed bead clusters in varying shades of blue & pink really...


Dreamy Meadow Necklace

For this design, I made a bead chain with Green Aventurine, Tanzanite, & Crystal. I then attached it to a new Nunn Design focal. To finish, I added...


Rocky Mountain Trails Necklace

I have been noticing necklaces at the stores have to toggle clasp just above the pendant, so i thought I would try it. I really like how this...


Fun with Acetate Earrings

These acetate pieces are great for creating simple & quick statement earrings. For my designs, I paired the acetate with wood resin, cork, tassels,...


Fun with Acetate Necklaces

For these necklaces, I mixed a variety of acetate pieces with gemstones, tassels, and bead chain to create unique focals.


Le cœur Earrings

For these classic dangle earrings, I paired pearls & porcelain with these tiny pavé hearts. The simplicity of the design allows them to be worn...


Showered With Love Necklace

I mixed metal finishes to add interest while keeping my design simple and modern. This can be a design you can wear anytime of the year:)


Tibetan Trails Necklace

For this design, I paired Mosaic Shell rounds with Apatite nuggets to create a longer length necklace with a Tibetan focal on the bottom.


Signs of Spring Necklace

For this design, I used pink agate, crystals, and chrysoprase nuggets to create a springtime inspired necklace. I made this to be a choker, but it...


Heartfelt Garland

Felt garlands in festive colors are a quick & easy way to decorate your home for any holiday! This garland was inspired by Valentines Day- I...


Sweetheart Earrings

For these festive statement earrings, I cut hearts out of a piece of cork, painted on gold mixative, and sewed tiny crystals around the edge.


Open to Love Necklace

For this Valentines Day- inspired necklace, I made a focal piece with amethyst, a tassel, and a heart link & attached it to this delicate bead chain.


Cupid's Arrow Necklace

This is a modern Valentine's Day inspired necklace. I love using the carnelian tiny heart-shaped beads. They have a pretty reddish-orange glow.


Secret Garden Necklace

I designed this necklace around this great Gaea ceramic focal piece. I paired it with Czech glass. porcelain, and bead chain. I think the...


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