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A New Life

I've had the remnants of this necklace hanging around...then I got this copper clay toggle and thought it was perfect as a focal for it. The other...
Components: Larimar Blue Crazy Lace, Lampworked beads, Blue Quartz, Blue tulip bead, sari silk, copper clay toggle, PH swirl link, Czech glass flower, orange ring, ceramic owl, Chrysoprase, copper heishi, emerald Czech spacers, Czech daggers, wood beads, ceramic rings, copper links, sari ribbon and copper hook


All We Need Is Love

I love this pendant and what it says. I had been eyeing it for awhile and was excited about making it into a necklace. I hope I did it justice.
Components: Enameled pendant, African red beads, white spacers, Zola silver spacers, African rainbow seeds and silver lobster...and silver heart...everything but pendant from LB.


Make New Friends

I was thinking about the Girl Scout song, "Make New Friends" and decided to make a necklace using silver and gold. There is a reindeer at each end...
Components: Seed beads 11/0 - Blue, Gold, Silver, Czech Glass Faceted Beads in Shades of Blue - 5 mm, Glass silver rounds - 3 mm, Glass Bicones - 4 mm, 6 x 8 mm Bellflowers Blue, Glass Superduos - Travertine with Gold, 18 x 18 Silver Reindeer, 18 x 20 Gold Plated Reindeer


Beach Treasure Necklace

I LOVE turquoise and gold together, especially when paired the natural hemp. The turquoise highlights the new wood and resin focal.


After the Rain Necklace

Inspired by the Pantone colors of the year- Ultimate Gray & Illuminating- I paired labradorite with yellow opal and added some pops of color here &...


Wildflower Fields Necklace

For this design, I paired amethyst & turquoise with tourmaline to create this layered necklace. I love how the colors ended up looking together &...


Sunrise Necklace

I love these new multi-color wood resin pieces- the color combos are so fun! For this design, I paired the focal with citrine & moonstone for a...


Snow Queen or Snowballs

I made this woven necklace to represent a special day. A special day after it snows and the sun comes out. The crystals in the snow sparkle and...
Components: Seed beads 11/0 - Many colors and Ceylon Light Ivory, Seed Beads 15/0 - Ceylon Light Ivory, Glass Pearls - Ivory 6 mm, 8 mm and 10 mm, Blue Agate- 6 mm round (1)


Old Pendant New Look

I was looking for something different for my green man....and I found these beautiful cords.
Components: pewter green man, printed cord, waxed linen and orange button from LB.


Pink, Fuchsia, and Metallic Slate

A woven and strung necklace with gemstones, glass beads, seed beads and a Red Pink Laguna Lace Agate Coin pendant. Another meandering necklace .The...
Components: LB - Pink Opal Faceted rounds 4 mm, LB - Pink Tourmaline Pebbles, CZ Round Black Matte 3 mm, Red Pink Laguna Lace agate Coin 25mm, Seed Beads 11/0 - Metallic Slate and Fuchsia, 15/0 seed beads - transparent beige, Glass beads - Czech Glass Gem Cut Rondelles 6 x 9 mm, Czech Glass Melon Raspberry Copper 8 mm, Magnetic Clasp - Bumpy Black and Gold


A Link, an Idea, a Necklace

I found these links from the stuff my daughter left at home. Then I thought of hanging them on chain. Then I looked for a focal. Then I filled in...
Components: Paper mache (I think) focal, antique silver chain & findings, shell pearls, Czech flowers, glass leaves, tassel. Most components from Lima.


Lapis

Here's a lapis necklace featuring a PMC single fire sterling silver pendant I made using a wax sealing stamp.
Components: PMC single fire sterling silver, sterling silver wire (for clasp), lapis


Summer

A summertime necklace to wear with a sundress. I chose pale amethysts, from approximately 34mm x 24mm, to 20mm x 15mm, slightly graduated and...
Components: 5 large, pale purple faceted amethysts, 34mm to 20mm in length 6 10mm aqua frosted glass beads, freeform square from Lima 4 8mm gold filled, antique filigree beads 2 large brass antique chain links, polished and buffed, to compliment the 14k gold filled beads and chain. 63mm gold filled chain, cut into two lengths


Orange

I have wanted to create a piece with this brass focal for sometime. I thought I had some orange patina, but I couldn't find it. So...I used some...
Components: brass focal, Orange Fire Agates, Red Jasper, Czech glass, Carnelian flower bead, African paper bead, Orange coconut spacers, sari silk and vintage lucite rings.


The Last One

I know there are more creations left in Robin's box...this is the last really nice pendant.
Components: Sunflower pendant, Czech glass, ceramic beads, recycled beads, copper links, waxed linen and copper chain.


More of Robin's Beads

This necklace was fun to do. This and a Sunflower pendant are about it.
Components: Gaea big button, Czech Glass, 3mm leather flat cord and waxed linen


Party Tree!

Christmas Tree for a Office Christmas Party!
Components: 2mm Red and black leather round cord, Ocean Mix Porcelain Tumbled Rondelle 5x7mm Beads, the green ones from this mix, Matador Red with Speckles Porcelain Tumbled Rondelle 5x7mm, Matte Textured Bronze Crystal Nugget Rondelle 6mm


A Little Heart

I finally discovered that I had some leather to match a little heart that I got from Robin. This was number three of things left to make from...
Components: ceramic heart, green recycled beads, brass spacers, Czech flower and green leather.


BLT

This is a pendant that I’ve had for years. I’ve never had any ideas of how to showcase it. I decided to go with this western style like the others...
Components: The pendant is turquoise and bronzite with a copper bail. On the sides are Kingman boulder potato shape nuggets. I used the colored magnesite discs, an antique copper bead and the 10 mm bronzite. A dark brown suede strap. Oh, I almost forgot BLT stands for bronzite, leather and turquoise!


Mood Bead Choker

When I first saw these new mood beads, I instantly knew that I wanted to make a simple choker with them- inspired by the 90's trend! For this...


More Fun

Robin gave me a bunch of Flowers and leaves done in alcohol inks. I had these Lampworked beads etc. that I needed a pendant for. So..I used some...
Components: Lampworked beads, Larimar Blue Crazy Lace, Alcohol inks flowers, copper earth spirit charm, sari silk, Autumn Jasper, Czech glass coins and leaves, copper chain and lobster


Water's Edge Necklace

I was really excited to design something with these new walnut wood resin stick focals- I love the colors & how light-weight they are! For this...


Deck the Halls Necklace

For this design, I used Czech glass, seed beads, and gold hematite to create this focal necklace. I love the colors of the Czech glass- they really...


On the Move

I was inspired by the description of the Turritella Agate beads "fossilized remains of snails that lived millions of years ago". I was originally...
Components: Turritella Agate beads, brass sea turtles, brass clasp, "Be the Change" pendant


Winter Lotus

I loved the Lotus teardop pendants I ordered, and had originally planned to use them as earrings. As I started adding layers of seed beads though,...
Components: TierraCast Lotus Teardrop Pendant, 16 g Copper Wire, 11/0, 15/0's and one teeny, tiny 2mm swarovski crystal bicone.


Flower power

I wanted to use the Hamsas in a necklace and thought they blended well with the hibiscus flower and black jet gemstones. Usually the focal is the...
Components: Jet gemstones (6mm and 8mm), Czech hibiscus flower, pink rice beads and orchid colored hamsa.


Alice

A depiction of Alice's journey through Wonderland. After all: "No wise fish would go anywhere without a porpoise." - The Mock Turtle
Beautiful...
Components: 11/0 seed beads - many colors - mostly Opaque Luster Light Beige - Black - Mint green, 15/0 seed beads - Transparent beige, 20 mm mushrooms, little charms - key -tea pot - card - 6 mm stones (2), LB Tierra Cast toggles (2) Ant. Gold Plated, Tierra Cast 8 mm Leaf Bead caps, 8/0 Seed beads Turquoise


Frozen Tundra Necklace

I was really excited to design with these new hand-woven focal links- I love the color combos & they remind me of snowflakes, making it the perfect...


Re-Do

I wasn't happy with the original unicorn necklace...so I made it over and like it much better.
Components: GGS unicorn, Denim Blue Agate, Amazonite, Farfalle beads, Czech glass Daises, pink rings, silver chain and lobster. All is from LB, except the Farfalle.


Moonflower blooming at night

Moonflower completed.Making a bezel with seed beads was a big challenge for me.. Beady's work on her Alice cabochon was my inspiration....
Components: Necklace is all LB-seafoam line luster agate, czech glass flowers, african opal nuggets, Green Aventurine triangles, howlite triangles, freshwater pearls, seed beads, and flower bead cap for the top of the cabochon. I wanted to do the curly hair but couldn't get it to work right.


Wire Wrapping Fun

Wire wrapped cabs in nonstandard sizes.
Components: Square, half round, round & glitter round wire. Agates, druzy & mookaite.


A Star is Born Necklace

I love the simplicity of this necklace & how quick & easy it is to make. It looks great with any outfit, and with the cost of supplies being under...


Caribbean Christmas Necklace

I love the beachy vibe these fanned tassels give off! I paired this one with hemp, chain, and gold accents to create a long-length necklace.


Found objects

This is a polymer clay focal I made about 20 years ago. Finally found a home along with some old wire and beautiful lamp work by Kim Rodgers.
Components: Large pearl, old wire, vintaj patinaes, lampwork bead by Stephanie McCain, and other lampwork beads by Kimberly Rodgers, sari silk, leather, waxed linen


Harlequin, Joker, Jester

Two holed beads. Made the pattern with the diamonds - and the shapes and colors reminded me of a joker or a harlequin or a court jester. Fun to wear.
Components: 11/0 seed beads - raspberry and topaz, Gemduo honey drizzle 8 x 6 mm diamond shapes, twin beads - many colors 5 x 2.5, LB Tierra Cast Ant Gold plated Beaded Hook and Eye Clasp


Lotus Flower Necklace

When I first saw this Lotus pendant, I knew I wanted to use it in a design. I paired it with Czech glass & seed beads to create a budget friendly...


Sundance Necklace

For this design, I used a mix of moonstone, turquoise, and hessonite along with gold accents & microsuede cord to create this simple, layered...


Yip Yip Yip says the Coyote

Another great Nancy focal...I used the leftover Peridot...I like green with copper. It's hard to get a good length wise photo because hey always...
Components: PH Coyote focal, Peridot, Czech glass, copper circles and copper chain


Cat's Rule

Another great focal from Nancy!!
Components: Golem focal, Peridot, Czech Glass, farfalle, brass chains, lobster and sparkly heart.


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