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So Nice - Did it Twice!

I loved the pink and green in my last necklace so I made another one. This time a lariat. It's almost 39 inches long.
Components: 11/0 seed beads green and ceylon pink, pink 8 mm hearts, superuos green, and 8/0 seed beads ceylon pink

Mi Deh Yah!

Mi Deh Yah means "I'm OK" in this Rastafarian inspired piece! Mixed beads forming the 'dreads' framing the mask. Batik bone makes up the rest of...

Gaea Dragon Fly

I have always loved Dragon Flies and anything Gaea. Gaea's ceramic beads and pendants are unique and exquisite. The weight lends itself to a nice...
Components: Gaea Pendant / Bead Set, Turquoise magnisite 6mm round, Lapis rondeles, silver spacers and turquoise 4mm round beads

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.

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:)

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.

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.

When Two Hearts Become One Necklace

The textured hearts in this necklace accentuate the rough cut of the amethyst link. Plus, Amethyst is one of my favs!

Modern Love Necklace

I wanted to use Czech glass teardrops in a design and I lied how they filled the space of the arch focal. This is a cool and modern design for...

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...

Chains of Love Necklace

I loved this chunky textured chain with the sparkling druzy hearts. The hearts cascade down the center of the necklace. This is a simple and...

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...

Free Spirit Braided Sari Necklace

For this design, I braided Sari Silk to create a long necklace & I added a gemstone wrapped hoop & amethyst points to create a unique focal piece.

Jasper Jewel

Three gorgeous red jasper leaves, paired with matte smoky quartz, and accented with copper.

Earthly Treasure

Large carved jade focal pendant, accented with some red coral for 'pop', some African Opal, wood, set off with glimpses of brass.

Embellished Cork Focal Necklace

For this focal necklace, I glued cabochons to a cork coin focal, and sewed gemstones around the edge. The cabochons are attached easily using a...

Winter's Moon

I made this piece as a gift for a friend. It is quite tiny as you can see from one of the pictures where it is next to a quarter and is indeed...
Components: Sterling silver wire (various gauges) moonstone and rock crystal

Spray of Love

spray of flowers
for valentines day
rose quartz means love
Components: ROSE QUARTZ



Rainbow Pi

I love it because it practically designed itself. The fluorite just called to me and I couldn't sleep. The carved fluorite flowers are so...
Components: Fluorite 8mm round, fluorite carved flowers in two sizes, light and dark amethyst. I used 6 crimp tubes with loops and looped 3 of them on a jump ring on each side and added a clasp. I got everything from Lima except the clasp.

Bones and Ribbon

Bones and Ribbon is a necklace design made of white bone from Africa, silver matte balls and large filigree silver accent beads finished with a...
Components: White Bone Silver matte balls Large filigree beads Cotton ribbon, cream

Gray Glass

Gray Glass is a single strand necklace made of recycled glass beads from Ghana and faux pearls
Components: Ghana recycled gray glass beads Faux white pearls Silver matte balls

Amber and Gold

Amber and Gold is a single strand necklace design made of raw chunks of Amber and textures gold balls finished with a gold rhinestone magnetic clasp
Components: Raw Amber Textured Gold Balls Rhinestone Gold Clasp

Sparkling Sugarplum Necklace

For this necklace, I used leather cord and a Chrysoprase pendant to create a simple and easy-to-make design. I think the leather cord works great...

First Snow Necklace

For this design, I used this great new wire wrapped pearl piece as the focal point. I think it goes great with the light blue unicorne beads, and a...

For my Friend Debbie

My friend Debbie is a gardener, so this piece has a pewter bezel where I put assorted flowers etc. The lotus flower earrings are also a Christmas...
Components: pewter bezel, Green Aventurine...LB, Czech glass leaves, Dahlia charm and pearl crystals..LB, Zola links and gunmetal chain..LB

Lucky Star Necklace

This necklace is made up of pearl, crystal, pavé, and unicorn bead links. I think the colors go great with the gold stainless steel chain, and the...

Winter Magic Necklace

This necklace features a mix of colorful stainless steel seed bead chains, separated by pearl and aquamarine links. You can make this any length,...

Colored Sprinkles

Tubular seed bead necklace in pastel peach, blue and orange. I think this is fun with the splashes of color.
Components: 11/0 seed beads peach ceylon finish, transparent blue and tangerine heart clasp

Button Challenge

Haven't posted here in awhile. Life, you know...
I was able to continue with some jewelry classes this fall and our teacher usually has a fun...
Components: buttons, carved stone beads, mother of pearl nuggets, waxed linen cord, and toggle clasp.

Floral Lattice Statement Necklace

For this statement necklace, I used a mix of Czech glass, seed beads, and agate tubes to create a unique design that'll make any outfit stand out!

Emerald Ombre Necklace

For this statement necklace, I used green & seafoam agate in a variety of sizes to create an ombre pattern.

Pearlie Pendant

Wire wrapped pendant, bail, and clasp on a beaded chain. I need more practice making basket weave bails. I wasn't quite satisfied with this one so...
Components: Mother of pearl disk bead. 11/0 transparent gold silver lined seed beads. 6 4mm eggplant colored glass pearls. 15/0 gold metallic seed beads. 18 and 24 guage gold tone craft wire. Beading thread.


This stone is Shattuckite, it's not one that I had ever seen before but when I saw it in February I knew I needed to add it to my supply. The beads...
Components: Shattuckite, sterling silver wire, pacific blue apatite

Rhyolite Point

This will be a Christmas present for my friend Abby. She's into stones and Rhyolite is a great stone.
Components: Rhyolite point, Vintaj stamping, Gilder's Paste, Czech Glass, assorted beads from my stash, cord...LB

Feelin' the Love

I wanted to experiment with the meanings/qualities of different gemstones: Rose Quartz = love, Rock Crystal = energy amplification. So I made...
Components: Madagascar Rose Quartz faceted rondelle, Rock Crystal faceted rounds and graduated points, antique silver daisy and spoke spacers, Miyuki Beads (Berry lined lt.topaz AB) and Turtle clasp.

Flowered Lariat Necklace in Green, Yellow, bronze

Thought this stitch would work to make flowers that spiraled around the necklace. (my husband pointed out that i'ts a helix - not a spiral- OK,...
Components: 11/0 seed LB Toho Silver Lined Burnt Orange, Green and dark yellow, cats eye green 3 mm roundbeads

Upcycle Necklace

I made this necklace a long time ago and haven't worn it for a while until today, and I thought maybe I would post it because everyone has lost a...
Components: Earring, beading thread, 11/0 seed beads, accent beads, small bugle beads, clasp

Flower Child necklace in Gray, Blue, Orange, Yellow and Dark Yellow

Tubular chenille stitch with flowers in yellow, blue, orange and gray with dark yellow centers. I put the flowers on every other full stitch. I...
Components: 11/0 seed beads in yellows, gray, orange, and blue, glass beads double cone 6 x 6 mm, 15/0 seed beads for the clasp, LB Zola Elements Antique Silver Finish Lotus Toggle Clasp 17x26mm, 24mm Bar

Polygons with Peanut Pearls

I had a bunch of cut copper shapes cluttering up my work area. Got out the tin snips and did a little trimming on them. What to do now? Well,...
Components: 24ga sheet copper peanut pearls, antique copper chain