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STONES OF WISDOM

AMETHYST STONES BICONES OF SWAROVSKI
Components: AMETHYST STONES SWAROVSKI BICONES TOGGLE 20 INCHES


Dog jewelry

My dogs were the inspiration for these collars. I made these several months ago with a loom ( that blue loom) anyhoo... I put the beaded bands on...
Components: Leather collars, seed beads and many different adhesives


Pips & Daggers

Kumihimo. I wanted to combine these two as an experiment. I like how it came out😊
And I just realized I haven’t posted since my car accident! I...
Components: 8/0 Japanese seedbeads, daggers, pips, magnetic clasp, C-lon regular size cord in 4 colors


Galveston Bay

Spent a couple days in Galveston. The bay was beautiful and the waves -we’ll i could watch the waves for hours. It’s mesmerizing!
Components: A kyanite cross pendant with white deposits on it. I also used seed beads, howlite beads, kyanite chips and silver findings and Swarovski bicones.


Touch Of Blue

I saw the blue glass and it talked to me.
Components: Zola pendants, blue Druzy pendant, black agate, glass rectangle bead, white agate.


More Wire Work

Another pair of asymmetrical necklaces. One with very organized wire shapes and the other free form wire shapes. Both are made with Czech glass...
Components: 14ga and 24ga wire, Czech glass. copper chain


OPALS

PINK OPALS AND PEARLS
FOR BRIDESMAIDS
Components: OPALS SOFT PINK PEARLS WHILT, SWAROVSKI, CRYSTALS. ROSEGOLD MAGNETIC CLASP EARRING TOO!


Eyes of Wisdom Necklace

Then Larimar chips & silver accents in this necklace really make these new Tibetan rice beads stand out!


Butterfly with Curled Antenna

Whilst cleaning up a bunch of copper scraps I came across an interesting shape I had tossed in with the scraps. It needed some beads to see if it...
Components: 16ga and 24ga copper wire, blue crazy lace agate, copper beads, copper chain, handmade copper clasp


Birdie Birdie

This was a great ceramic bird to design with....I love the colors!
Components: ceramic bird, Red Jasper, Yellow Mookiate, Sunstone, waxed linen, yellow Lucite flower, copper chain and lobster claw


FULL MOON

FULL MOON SO BRIGHT
Components: SWAROVSKI CRYSTALS MOONSTONES OPERA LENGTH TOOGLE TIERRICAST


Aargh Again

Ok kye - I made a pirate necklace for myself. Hope I'll be wenchy enough.
Components: LB Goldstone Round 6mm, goldish seed beads 11/0, 12mm gold and black glass beads, glass nuggets, octo and skull from my stash, black 8/0 seed beads, 6mm purple faceted glass beads


Order Amongst Chaos

Wanted to make something crazy. So I decided to contrast simple designs with chaotic colors. Necklace is brighter than it appears in the photos....
Components: 11/0 seed beads - 8 colors


BLUE OCEANS

BLUE OCEANS OF THE GREECE! SANTORINI
Components: BLUE ZIRON, MOTHER OF PEARLS COINS SHELLS MAGNETIC CLAP


JULY BIRTDAY GALS

JULY BIRTHDAYS!
Components: ONYX AND RUBY RED AB IBCONES OPERA LENGTH, MANETIC CLASP


GOOD LUCK AGATE

AGATE CHIPS OPERA LENGTH , SWAROVSKI 8MM CRYSTAL, FIREOPAL COLOR MAGNETC CLASP
LUCKY AGATES
Components: AGATE CHIPS SWAROVSKI FIRE RED.ORAE AB CRYSTALS, MAGETIC CLASP


Daisy Chain

Recently, I've been working on techniques that I haven't done in years. One of the first things I learned on my jewelry journey was how to weave a...
Components: Weave Got Maille jump rings for the Twist of Fate and Byzantine chainmaille weaves, 18 & 20 gauge Artistic Wire, various Czech glass beads, 6/0 seed beads and my handmade clasp.


Petros

Southern Utah petroglphs
Components: My hand made ceramic pendants, Czech beads, leather, various gemstones.


PRETTY FOR AUGUST LADIES

REAL PERIDOT REAL RHODOCHOSITE HEART MAGNETC CLASP
Components: Peridot, Rhodochrosite, HEART SHAPED MAGNETIC CLASP


Starry Night Necklace

Create a simple, sparkling necklace with these druzy star links.


Hina-Ika Goddess Necklace

These druzy focal pieces are great for creating a simple, sparkling statement necklace.


Asymmetrical Green

The frame for this necklace started life as a bracelet but I couldn't make it work. When all else fails have a plan B.

So I chopped part of...
Components: 14ga and 24ga copper wire, 2 bloodstone beads, a pearl, a FP glass Czech bead, a sq. carnelian tube bead, a free form scrap of copper and antique copper chain


"One of these mornings You're going to rise up singing"

Making my necklace and thinking about summertime. So I had to listen to Louis and Ella sing the song "Summertime". Then I had to listen to the...
Components: Seed beads orange blue and yellow 8/0 and 11/0


A RAINBOW OF COLORS

A RAINBOW I SAW!
Components: CORAL SWAROVSKI, LAPIS LAZULI, TURQ. GOLD BRASS SPACERS RHINSTONE GOLD CLASP 22 INCHES ON BEADALO 0.12 THREAD


Ocean Bliss

So I actually took 20 some photos of this piece because there are so many different elements to it that I wanted to show them all! A family friend...
Components: Larimar, blue apatite, ancient roman glass, rock crystal, sterling silver gauges: 16, 20, 24 & 26


BEACH TIME BABY

BEACH TIME TURQ. AND REAL SHELLS! HOT!
Components: TURQUOISE AND REAL SHELLS!


Very Old Turquoise

I remember buying these turquoise beads when I first started making jewelry. The first necklace I made with them sold at my first home party....
Components: grade C turquoise, vintage brass chain, brass melon spacer beads with green patina


Beads with a Ghostly Glow

Y'all would not believe what a pain those silly little chain sections were. I think I fussed with this necklace more than I have with any other in...
Components: crystal with AB finish, antique silver finish chain


Thank You All....

Just wanted to say thanks to all of you for your encouragement. I didn't actually think I could make a plaid and probably wouldn't have tried. But...
Components: 11/0 seed beads - orange, clear light peachy-orange, red, light blue, translucent matte dark blue


Sand and Surf

This is my favorite bead mix. I call it my beach mix. The aqua Czech ovals go perfectly with it. I've ordered some more Czech beads as I've decided...
Components: Czech glass ovals with star, beach seed bead mix, Swarovski crystals, silver shells


SUNFLOWERS

SUNFLOWERS THAT GROW SO TALL!
Components: BLACK ONYX ANS SRAR CITRINE OPERA LENGTG ROSEGOLD MAGNETIC CLASP


4TH OF JULY

THE 4TH OF JULY
THE STAR SPANGLE BANNER!
Components: Red, WHITE PEARL AND BLUE SWAROVSKI CRYSTALS


Necklace of many colours

Hi there! Did write a description of this necklace but for some odd reason it didn't show!! Anyway, the shell is glass, I have had it ages & kept...
Components: Turquoise, Labradorite, silver charms, glass beads, African Trade beads, silver button.


a soft touch

multi beads turquoise center
Components: multi micx of beads a oval turquoise center!


doube jade

double jade and scarab swarovski in green ab
Components: jade swarovsko green ab, swarovski pearls


DOUBLE JADE

JADE,SWAROVSKI,SCARABS &SEED BEADS
Components: JADE SWARIVSKI GRNAD, SCRABSM SEED BEADS


Levorotatory? Dextrorotatory? Both!

Couldn't remember how to start a tubular peyote (so easy) so I checked out youtube. I started the stitch and after I had about 6 rounds I noticed...
Components: green, yellow and travertine seed beads #10, (the green ones are bigger than the others. some spacers, and 7 mm orange-brown faceted beads and an 8 mm square tile


Aargh

In my little community we celebrate Pirate Days in August. It's 10 days of fun. Everyone wears pirate costumes and eye patches and says "Aargh" to...
Components: I believe the faceted silver beads are LB. the rest are from my stash. silver colored beads (I believe glass) in 4 mm and 5mm, 5x7 red rondelles, 6 mm cubed crystal, and 14 mm red faceted glass beads.


Flying In The Clouds

I am still working hard to complete my unfinished projects (even though I get distracted with other ones along the way!) When I first saw this...
Components: Earthenwood Ceramic Flying Bird Pendant (LB), Nunn AC Swirl Connectors (LB), Amethyst carved rondelles, Czech rondelles (LB), Grey Agate (LB), purple porcelain beads, glass crystals, AC findings.


Reworked Necklace

Went shopping at the Goodwill store Sunday and had a great time looking at the jewelry. Bought 3 different necklaces and it only cost me $17....
Components: mystery metal with marcasite? LB antique silver chain, lobster claw clasp from the original, lots of curb link red brass chain, box link chain


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