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Easter Set

Bunny Jewelry for Easter
Components: 20g gold wire, 26g gold wire, ribbon crimps, round crystal beads, jump rings, fish hooks, gold chain and toggle clasp.

Sharpie Circles

Here's another variation on the sharpie circles that I like to use when making asymmetrical design. The beads in this set are some of my favorites....
Components: 14ga, 20ga and 24ga copper wire, various sizes of blue sky agate, favorite LB copper chain, hand made ear wires and hook clasp, a bunch of beads, apiece of broken glass and a piece of textured sheet copper (no kitchen sink included....)

LRC & Raku Inspiration

Not my best pics… I saw my box of raku & I’d been wanting to do some wirework. I like Little Round Chick’s swirly bracelets so I looked through my...
Components: Xaz Galactic raku, all silver is silver-filled, Tierracast clip earrings, Czech 3mm fire polished beads

Ammonite Love

I have been a fossil hunter since childhood, and have created jewelry with my finds, but when I saw these beautiful polished and graduated Ammonite...
Components: Ammonites, Elephant Skin Jasper, Golden Tiger Eye, and raw brass beads.

Monstera Set

I added conch shell bead charms to Zola Abalone monstera focals, plus an AB fishie on the pendant. Quick to make, easy to wear. Beach Wedding, anyone?


This antique golden ring was the inspiration for this piece. The gorgeous agate beads with different colors and patterns make it a unique piece
Components: Antique gold ring, Molten lava agate 8mm gemstones, Gold 22 gauge wire Hook and eye clasp Brass hearts for earrings

Zola Acetate necklaces

Super fast and easy to make, I have a few pieces of acetate around all the time in case I feel creative but haven't much time to indulge myself.
Components: Zola acetate leaves, octagons, sticks. I used recycled chain, silver is more casual, the gold is more upscale and delicate. Just add jumprings and you are good to go.

Filigree, Turquoise & Lapis

I do love filigree & saw instructions on using multiple pieces to create a focal from https://www.filigreebeading.com/. It’s bonded together with...
Components: Various brass filigree stampings, Vintaj filigree beads, pyrite, Turquoise, lapis & a few 4mm sky blue agate. Clasp is a JBB brass swivel hook. The cabochon is manmade from lapis, pyrite & probably a turquoise lookalike:)

Delicate Necklace and earrings

I stumbled upon some designs using 1960's vintage resistors as links for earrings. I took it a step further and made a necklace also.
Components: The resistors I used are supervtiny.. 2 and 4 mm. I added Czech glass seed beads, Afgani tiny silver brass metal beads, nothing over 3 mm. The wires on thresistors are about 24 gauge but are very strong. Add a bead or 2, wire wrap a loop on one end and connect to the next resistor link.

Simply Spirals

With the Christmas rush I started to feel as if things were spiraling out of control so I sat myself down to make this simple necklace and earring...
Components: Turquoise magnesite coins, antique silver plated spiral coins, toggle clasp with spiral design.

The Re-do

I shortened it, made earrings with the links I cut out, made a pin out of the pin (go figure!) & here we are. Thanks for all your suggestions and...
Components: Asfour crystal rounds, faceted garnet, antique gold plated bronze with clear cz, earring converters to make clip ons, Tierracast bead caps And my granddaughter playing dressup! She turns 3 today.

Boney James

Not my best work but I need to start producing stuff. Romeo has been coming along, but today he had a terrible day. He's been crying so much it...
Components: Faceted glass beads, rhinestone clasp, metal beads.

Black & Red Shiner

I'm going through much of my stash trying to use up beads (so I can order more!) I've had for quite a while. I found a few red coral rounds and...
Components: Large black/white facet cut agate component; 2-silver Tierracast silver twisted spacers; 6mm red coral beads; TierraCast 6mm silver beaded heishi spacer; silver metal beads; 4mm red coral round beads; black agate rondelles; crimp beads; wire guards, beading wire; silver hook & eye clasp.

That’s a wrap!

I love how this can be wrapped around the neck with the long dangling chain hanging in the front. An unusual mix of colors and sizes make it fun!
Components: Turquoise stones, African trade beads, copper spacers, Czech glass beads, copper chain, copper hammered heart charm, copper hammered links for earrings

Shades of fall

These unique beads have such unusual colors and markings and include all the colors of fall. Wanted to showcase them and not distract from them...
Components: Molten fire agate beads, tiny silver and copper spacers, oval agate stone, sterling fan bail and sterling toggle clasp

This the season (almost)!

I’ve been working on some final Christmas pieces. Aren’t these PC pieces awesome? I bought 3 of the pendants. The left side is a matte finish...
Components: PC gnome charms, PC tree scene charms. The pendants are bezeled with 8/0, 11/0’s, 4 mm pearls.

Cowgirl up!

I saw these beautiful western style beads and fell in love! I love anything turquoise!
Components: Turquoise chips, Czech glass rondells, earring beads and pearls with gold wash. The last of this chain that has worked so well with many of my pieces.

Bronze & Petrol

My inspirations usually happen when I’m picking up or reorganizing. I like the color combo of bronze & petrol blue.
Components: Bronze from Saki, Rio Grande, Greek bronze, Swarovski pearls, & pieces from an old necklace.

Dark Waters

I really wanted to do a fringe piece, and I thought my bugle beads would be perfect for the job. I was originally going to have the fringe go all...
Components: Black Iris bugle beads, 11o blue rainbow luster seed beads, stainless steel clasp/ extender chain/ jump rings/ fish hook ear wires/ head pins

African Beach

I usually go through phases in my jewelry making styles, and my new obsession is with African beads of all varieties. They are so much fun to work...
Components: African recycled glass in 3 sizes (LB), African Ashanti saucers, coconut rondelles (LB), porcelain (LB), carved wood, bone, Chinese knotting cord for necklace (LB), 2mm leather for bracelet (LB), TierraCast button (LB), SP findings.

Czech Gls Button Wirewrap Set

My mom had posted the wirewrap itself ages ago. I finally got around to making the necklace and earrings to it just last year, so I thought I would...
Components: 3mm bicones, 4mm bicones, 4mm Fire polish, gold plated tube beads and bead caps, gold plated findings, 22g gold Parawire, and a Czech Gls button

Purple Bliss

I usually look around and see designs that I like and go off of those, this time I decided to try something all on my own.
Components: Dyed Ocean Jasper rectangle beads, 20g brass wire, 26 g brass wire, toggle clasp and spring clasp, purple oval beads and white crystals.

Fruit salad

I’ve been collecting these fruit beads for a couple years and finally decided to make something with them. This is not exactly as I wanted it. I...
Components: Czech glass fruit beads and flowers. I wove waxed cord through the chain to put farfalle beads on close to the chain. Lobster claw closure with extra jump rings for sizing.

Roses are Red.....and Blue!

I really love flower / flowery beads so, when I saw these flower beads I had to have them. I used them to make these items as soon as I got home...
Components: 1) 12mm and 6mm Red rose stone beads, red and white matte finished glass beads, 4mm opaque red crystals, 20g gold wire, ear wires and toggle clasps. 2)10mm blue polymer clay rose beads, multi-colored round glass beads, 4mm opaque blue crystals, 3mm yellow cube beads, silver 2-hole spacer beads, tiger tail beading wire and toggle clasp. 3) 6mm red stone flower beads, 3mm opaque red crystals, 12g flat silver wire, 16g red wire, 20g gold wire and lobster claw clasp.

Missing my brother

I have this picture on my bead table. It’s my brother David - he passed away last summer. My sister,Beth and me- holding my hand out. Anyway, I...
Components: These beads are 8 mm wild horse jasper from Arizona and luster white 4mm fire polish beads, and 8mm bronze seed beads. Antique brass findings


As I look out the window and see the wildlife moving to & fro and the plant life starting to grow, I find myself filled with energy & motivation....
Components: Natural wood chips, resin carved beads, spotted ceramic rounds by Rabbit Run, green ceramic rounds, African recycled turquoise rings & rounds, green triangular & other wood beads, leather cord, antique brass bird & findings, crystal rondelle, bone, seeds

Night Sky Luster To You Mister

Love me some amethyst. Most of these Lima beads arrived before noon and I had this finished the same day. The wheel shaped bead is real amethyst...
Components: Purple Softflex wire. 20 guage copper over silver Parawire 8mm twisted copper open jump rings 16mm solid copper ring 10mm pin and loop clasp in copper. Half round copper over silver Parawire Copper wire guards Copper colored crimp covers Silver twisted crimp beads Tiny copper glass beads for spacers Periwinkle Recycled Glass Side Drilled Freeform Drop 43120 Czech Glass Iris Green Leaves 41007 Czech Glass Luster Transparent Amethyst Leaves 41005 Czech Glass Luster Transparent Amethyst Round 8mm 24715 Czech Glass Eggplant Picasso Tribal Cion 12mm 51402 Czech Glass Bronzed Thistle Fire Polished Rondelle 6x8.5mm There are two more beads that I can't figure out where they came from lol

Cowgirl up

I’ve had this necklace in my shop and took the challenge to make these earrings. I actually made the copper earrings with shorter fringe- to go...
Components: Turquoise and lapis stone that I bezeled with seed beads. I added a bouquet of flowers at the top and a silk sari ribbon with slide knots for easy sizing. The earrings are the new Tierra cast southwest frame and posts. Seed bead fringe.

Stand for Ukraine

Stand for Ukraine 🇺🇦 🌻
The sunflower, Ukraine's national flower, is becoming a symbol of resistance against the country's invasion by Russian...

Indescribable Darkly Yellow Grape Set

I really liked these yellow stars but what to do with them? I finally settled on these equally weird grapey flying saucer or Saturn like beads to...
Components: Antique bronze over copper findings, celitc design connectors, mustard seed starflower coin bead, czech glass, 22 gauge antique bronze over copper wire, 6mm bronze jump rings, 3mm bronze metal spacers with the cut corners, 12mm hole bronze clasp, a few grape colored matte finish seed beads probably 8/0

Salute to the Great Southwest

I started working on this set 2 or 3 weeks ago and really like the way it turned out. Turquoise and copper are a gorgeous combination and offer...
Components: 24ga copper sheet, turquoise, brass, niobium ear wires, hand made brass hook clasp, (LB)antique copper chain

Carnelian stone

This necklace kind of created itself- the large oval Carnelian pendant seemed to go well with the red tulip beads & gold chain and the simplicity...
Components: Carnelian oval pendant, Carnelian rondelles, Czech tulip beads, Hamilton satin gold chain

Snake bracelet and ear wrap

Was going to be a cuff bracelet but I would need to use probably 16g wire or larger so, a hook under the snake head hooks on the bend in the tail....
Components: 18g square gold wire, 26g gold wire, 6mm red and black Australian crystals.

I am the Rose of Sharon

“Are we there yet” remember saying that in the car when you were a kid? Is Spring coming soon? On Tuesday it was 80, today it’s 40. So … in...
Components: Silver spoon cross, patina paint, silver plated chain. Little cross charms and bunny charms. Czech glsss flowers

Stitch markers

These are stitch markers for knitting and crochet. I’ve never personally used them, but have many friends who do. They also make large plastic...
Components: Orphan beads, findings and colorful clasps

Grape Smoothie

Another step out of my color comfort zone! As I was putting away some newly purchased supplies from Lima, I came across some mauve hemp & wondered...
Components: Mauve Hemptique hemp cord, Czech opaque dk purple 1/0, matte purple mix crows, ceramic beads, 2 Czech turquoise glass rings, resin buttons, (bracelet includes various seeds & C-Lon)

Cruella Collection

I've always loved Dalmation Jasper. When I saw the different shapes, this popped into my head. The Czech Glass Jet Picasso carved oval intrigued me...

Scraps Again

I really haven't fallen off the face of the earth. Spent nearly all of December fighting a sinus infection.

These pieces were made from...
Components: 24ga sheet copper, 16ga round copper wire, 24ga round brass wire, freshwater pearl, chain from LB, hand made clasp, niobium ear wires

More Peacocks, Different Flower Bed

The remainder of my Peacock beads. I bought the ceramic flower beads and ceramic disc beads at different times and different places. I swear they...
Components: Dyed Turquoise rectangle beads, Ceramic flower beads, Ceramic disc beads, silver metal spacer beads, 20g silver wire, 24g silver wire, beading wire, crimp beads, jump rings, toggle clasp, lobster claw clasp, and silver stud earrings.

No name

I may have gotten a little carried away, but I like the way the red luster beads looked against the turquoise color.
Components: Turquoise colored Howlite beads, donut and nuggets, red luster beads, silver 20g wire, silver ear posts and silver extender chain.

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