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Daily Joy

Haven't made anything since this whole crisis started. Until today. Needed to go find some joy. Maybe because I also tried to cut my own hair...
Components: Labradorite stone, brass tag, gold ball chain


Cool Spring Hues

Just needed to create something.....it's been so long. These days I find simple stringing to be the most relaxing.
Components: Kyanite and green garnet wheels, jade(?) faceted rounds, seed beads, antique bronze toggle. All from LB or my LBS.


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...


Spring Crescent

This crescent moon was a lovely gift from the Etsy artist that created it. Of course my love for birds was a given for me. This little bird was...
Components: Crescent moon is polymer clay with transfer paper appliqué. This beautiful little bird is porcelain ceramic as well as the white dogwood flower. Lampwork beads by an Etsy artist and findings from LB.


Larimar pendant

Here is another larimar pendant I made. I decided to do a very simple,chain with this one.
Components: Larimar, sterling silver


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...


LOVELY FAN & PEARLS

ELEGANT PEARLS TURQUOISE OF THE SOUTHWEST
Components: TURQUOISE FOCAL SWAROVSKI PEARLS CLASP MAGNETIC EARRINGS TURQUOISE PEARLS SWAROVSKI BICONES SLEEPING BEAUTY TURQUOISE ENDS


Larimar pendant

Trying to keep busy and productive. Worked on this while my kids are doing remote learning. I'm going to make a chain for it. This is one of two...
Components: Larimar, sterling silver


FANCY FANS

FANCY SPANISH FANS
Components: LAPIS LAZLI. LAAPIS FOCAL FAN


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,...


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...


Tassel Necklace

I've had this Indo Lampwork bell? for awhile and finally thought of a design. The Crystal chain really picks up the colors.
Components: Indo bell?, red tassel, crystal chain and copper lobster


Galaxy

I love the mixture of silver and gold with this druzy pendant
Components: Druzy pendant with crystals, organic matte gold circle, sterling silver chain


2nd love you to the moon

Again, I was so inspired when I saw the crescent moon pendants- they’re made from polymer clay. This will be a grandmother necklace as well. She...
Components: Polymer clay from Etsy artist. Findings from LB and lampwork beads from etsy.


Love you to the moon

I haven’t beaded in awhile, but had a request for a grandmothers necklace. I found the crescent moon pendant and got inspiration! The beads at the...
Components: Crescent moon is from an Etsy artist. Findings from LB. Lampwork beads from an awesome Etsy artist.


Ready for the hunt

Ceramic focal of my pictograph series in clay by me!
Components: Clay focal, Czechs glass beads!on waxed linen.


Sage clay star

My handmade ceramic clay focal with Czechs beads and gemstones


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.


Teeny tiny

A friend of mine, (same one that I've been doing trades with) asked if I could find a dark colored stone and wrap it it but it had to be itty...
Components: Silver sheen obsidian, sterling silver wire


Ammonite Spotlight

I've been hanging onto this ammonite for quite awhile. Nothing I did with it it pleased me. Finally settled on several strands of 'rice' shell...


DREAMIN OF THE SUMMER

THE BEACH , THE SUMMERTIME
Components: 28 INCHES LONG! REAL SEA SHELLS TURQUOISE BEADS. MAGNETIC CLASP.


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.


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...


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...


Porcelain Pendants

I love the organic feel of these round porcelain half glazed pendants. Paired with leather, they make a fun, casual necklace. I used sliding slip...
Components: -Half Glazed Pendants -various large hole beads -leather


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


A Gift of the Sea

Wire wrapped pendant with beaded chain. After seeing Stingray's beautiful wrapped Rivolis, I thought I haven't done any wrapping for a month or so,...
Components: Aquamarine stone. Seahorse, dolphin, and starfish findings. A 6mm pearl. A crystal point. 2 red and gold pave beads. 1 metal spacer bead. Rondelle in graduated sizes of iridescent blue. 20 and 26 guage silver tone craft wire. 1 rhinestone button. 11/0 sead beads in metalic silver and silver lined rocailles.


Pi Stone Donuts

Pi stone (donuts) date back to the Incas... reveared as a reminder of our original wholeness, the cycle of life and the cycle of karma.
Components: Amazonite 30mm donut with a 8mm Rose Quartz large hole bead, and 35mm Red Jasper donut with a 8mm Jasper large hole bead from multi gemstone large hole beads 8" strand.


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...


Brass Feathers

It’s been so long since I’ve had an opportunity to bead & create—I just had to find some time to make something! This was a fun, quick project...
Components: Patinated Brass Feathers, Hummingbird porcelain, AntBrass beads & findings, leather cord


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...


Cosmos Necklace

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


YOUR HEARTS DESIRE

VALENTINES DAY!
Components: ABALONE HEARTS SS CLASP


Copper Leaf w/Vine Necklace

It's all about the Copper Leaf w/Vine Pendant by Patricia Healey.
Components: Copper Leaf w/Vine Pendant, Gold Nugget Heishi Spacers, Berries Mix Shell Pearls, Czech Garnet Picasso Horse Eye Beads, Champaigne AB Crystal Rondelles.


Beads and Squares

Tryng out some mixed materials, been wanting to attach beads to fabric!
Components: Sewed canvass & fabric scraps, eyelets to attach chain and weaved satin on an old skeleton key, strands of seed beads sewed on the bottom and a seed bead braclet to match


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