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Rustic Feather Set

Time for a change in pace….Lately I’ve been playing with color and my postings have reflected that undertaking. But at heart, I love neutral,...
Components: Lipstick Ranch Iron Feather (LB), Red Creek Jasper faceted rondelles (LB), Wild Horse Jasper faceted nuggets & pebbles (LB), Magnesite, Riverstone, Czech striped picasso & trica seed beads, Jasper focal bead, waxed linen, AB chain & findings

Pharaoh's Jewels

I have been to many Egyptian exhibits over the years. This is my version of Pharaoh's jewels. I purchased everything from Lima.
Components: Tierra Cast gold lotus petals, Tierra Cast gold lotus pillars, faceted lapis, round lapis, carnelian, Tierra Cast sun toggle, crimp beads and cover, fancy gold headpins, gold petal earwires

Mermaid Cove Necklace Set

For this necklace, I made the Mermaid bead into a focal by creating a frame using wire with Czech Glass rounds & spacers. I love this...

Windswept turquoise

These gorgeous African Turquoise beads inspired me to create this organic feeling boho set.
Components: African Turquoise, silver metal feather charms, 24 gauge wire, ear wires, micro suede

Basic Black and White

I purchased the Zola Elements arrowhead first and then matched the beads to it. I made the bracelet to match from the left over beads.
Components: Z.E. gold oyster arrowhead pendant, black onyx, white shell beads, small gold beads, crimp beads and covers, assorted jump rings, lobster clasp, bead wire, elastic cord

Tropical Breeze

I purchased the pendants first, then went looking for beads to match on Lima. I decided to make a 3-loop memory wire bracelet with some of the...
Components: Z.E. beachy arc and triangle pendants, mosaic shell beads in sea green, white, and vermillion, goldstone beads, jump rings, crimp beads and covers, lobster clasp, bead wire, memory wire

Shimmery shell

I love this black lip shell for a casual summer necklace.
Components: Black lip shell, Greek pewter spiral bead, crystals, Tierracast bail and natural leather Earrings- pearls, crystals, sterling silver starfish earwires

Amazonite Cubes Necklace Set

I've had these Amazonite cubes for a while and wasn't sure how to use them. Came up with this design with seed beads.
Components: LB Amazonite Cubes 7 mm. 11/0 seed beads - LB Ceylon Impatiens Pink and Ceylon Light Ivory, Silver colored clasp, Stainless Steel Earwires

Long Long Lariat - I Can Still Remember

Started with the medallion - I was going to make a pendant - but changed my mind and decided to add the medallions at the end of a lariat. Went...
Components: 11/0 Seed Beads - LB Ceylon Pink Toho, Light Ivory 5mm 2 holed beads -black superduos, lined pinky-peach twins, Kheops 6 mm Tweedy Copper Czech Glass Pearls - 4 mm and 6 mm Gold Stainless Steel Earwires

Parisian Flair

This set reminded me of Paris (never been there). It's a St. Petersburg stitch sown together in the middle through the last 9 beads. The blue beads...
Components: 3 mm lustrous Czech Glass topaz Rounds, 11/0 Toho Seed Beads Light Ivory, 8 x 5 mm Faceted Rondelles - Deep Sky Blue, Button Clasp - Gold Colored (old), stainless steel earwires (gold)

Serenity Garden Set

This week, I loved these new Czech Glass Hibiscus coins so much that I decided to make a matching set! I think the peach moonstone looks great with...

Down the Garden Path

I started this stitch with the tiles and herringbone stitch then added the leaves, grass and flowers using 15/0 seed beads, flowers and round...
Components: Brown/green tiles 6 mm, 11/0 seed beads in brown and green, 15/0 seed beads in green, orange, silver lined yellow and turquoise, 5 mm yellow flowers, 7 mm yellow flowers, Czech glass druk beads 4 mm in orange and 3 mm gold, 4 mm bicones in orange and blue Brass earwires and clasp

Copper 2 Holed Beads

I found some 2 holed copper colored tile beads and then the superduos - they matched perfectly! Then I saw the burnt orange beads and the rainbow...
Components: 11/0 seed beads -LB Silver-Lined Burnt Orange Toho, Rainbow Emerald Green, Matte Black, 2 holed superduos and tiles in copper, button clasp and loop.

Another Triangle Set!! or Three's a charm?

Used up the rest of my triangle beads (except for four). Instead of using a herringbone stitch this one has a right angle weave to it. These Kheops...
Components: Silver/Green Kheops, 11/0 seed beads - black and topaz, 15/0 seed beads black, superduos topaz, brass earwires and clasp

Wouldn't it be nice?

Maybe a crisp white shirt, khaki capris, strappy sandals and a warm summer day. We can all dream...

Combo of wood beads, Tierracast bail, and...

Another Triangle Necklace

Finally realized that beading improves my mood. Decided to play with the triangles again.This one is rather dainty.
Components: 11/0 seed beads- Black and Salmon, Silver-Green triangles 6mm, Superduos, silver colored clasp, stainless steel earwires

Pink, Black and Silver-Green Medallion Set

In my stash were some triangle beads with 2 holes running from the top point on either side and through the wide side. Called kheops. I thought...
Components: 11/0 seed beads Pink and matte black. 15/0 seed beads salmon color, pink 4 mm cats eye bead, superduos - black, pink 4 mm bicones, Kheops par puca 6 mm Green Tweed

Ocean Blue

I love these agate teardrop pendants (the purple too!) and with the addition of the rattan piece, they make great summery necklaces!
Components: Necklace: Agate gemstone pendant, rattan circle, stainless steel chain Earrings: acetate marbled rings, brushed silver links and sterling silver earwires

It's True We're All Blue

These are designs I made with prizes my sister won during the Easter Egg Hunt last year. She loves the hunt but doesn't make jewelry. Since I love...

Tangerine Dreams

I grew up in So Calif and remember picking tangerines from the citrus groves on my way to elementary school. The aroma was intoxicating. These...
Components: LB Czech Glass Calypso Green Petal 6x8 mm, 11/0 seed beads galvanized starlight, Orange Botswana Agate, 15/0 seed beads crystal, 2 hole superduo beads- topaz and green God colored clasp

Ugly Bead Bracelet and Earrings Set

Beaded bracelet and earrings. I've had these pinkish beads forever. Every once in a while I look at them and wonder where I got them, (I forget),...
Components: Oval ugly beads, LOL. Cloisone tubes. 4mm bicones. Seed beads sizes 11/0, 8/0 and 15/0. Check glass button. 2 ear wires

Square, Triangle, Square

Peyote stitch and herringbone with glass pearls. I think this is fun.
Components: 11/0 seed beads - blue and jonquil 15/0 seed beads- egg shell Gold colored clasp Gold stainless steel earwires

Seaside Dreams

I wanted to use the aquamarine crystals (March's birthstone) with a beachy vibe chain for a pretty seaside set
Components: Seed bead chain, Swarovski crystals, Zola elements open Dahlia links

Rose Divinity

I just fell in love with these multi matte beads and wanted to create a springy set
Components: multi matte beads, silver spacers, mother of pearl/abalone pendant, leaf toggle clasp

Yellow Multi Flowered Lariat Set

Started this necklace and as usual my mind began to wander - so went from a yellow background to flower color background and back to yellow again....
Components: Seed beads 11/0 - Yellow, Red, Rainbow Light Topaz Seafoam, Orange and Frosted Grape 8 mm Cherry Red Candy Glass beads 8 mm flower spacers - seafoam Earwires - Stainless steel

Washed Ashore Necklace Set

For this design, I used the ammonite coin & the Green Girl mermaid pendant to create an underwater-inspired necklace & bracelet. The apatite is the...

Feminine Seafoam and Pink

Another twisted herringbone with matching pendant (removable) and earrings.
Components: Seed beads 11/0 - Pink Ceylon, Rainbow Light Topaz Seafoam and Frosted Grape 6 mm pink bicones 5 mm flower spacers 3 mm cat’s eye grape beads glass 5x15 mm Czech glass leaves - light green with brownish gold specks earwires and toggle clasp - Stainless steel

Dalmatian set

First time sharing a design. Still learning and open to suggestions
Components: Dalmation jasper

Roaring 20's Garden Party

Zola Element's acetate pieces inspired these 3 pairs of earrings and bracelet. They are so light and fun to wear and, I think, are reminiscent of...
Components: Acetate pieces, sterling silver earrings, wire and rings.

Thanks Crystal Canary - Redo

Redid my Amazonite and Agate necklace thanks to the help I received from Crystal Canary. Used 2 crimps, Beadalon .015 in and crimp covers. Seems...
Components: LB - Black Gold Amazonite Matte Tumbled oval, LB - Emerald Fire Agate Matte Round(10 mm), 11/0 seed beads matte black, 3 mm druks matte black, 2 seed beads green 15/0

Summer of Love #2

Ok - so I did it again. The blue necklace I made like this before has become my go to piece. I wear it frequently. This one is slightly different....
Components: 11/0 seed beads -many colors on a pastel cream ceylon background

Amazonite and Agate

Loved these colors together. The dull matteness of the amazonite looks great with the translucent agate.
Components: LB - Black Gold Amazonite Matte Tumbled oval, LB - Emerald Fire Agate Matte Round(10 mm), 11/0 seed beads matte black, 3 mm druks matte black, 2 seed beadsgr een 15/0

Black Cats Hanging Around

First I made the necklace then wanted to add a kitty (kitties) pendant. Just didn't work with the design on the necklace. So hubby says "Why not...
Components: 11/0 seed beads matte black and aqua, 3/4 inch kitties black glass matte, a few 3 mm matte black druks

Jamaican Vacation

With my last order I received the pattern for the Flowering Peyote Rope by Szdonia Petki. I did step 1 and realized I didn't need the pattern at...
Components: 11/0 seed beads - black, Red, Yellow, Green, Stainless Steel Toggle and Earwires

Red Creek Japer Squares with Leaves

Ok - so I just received these lovely Red Creek Jasper squares and was wondering what to do. Then I remembered K Ralston's bracelet with the tiles...
Components: LB Red Creek Jasper Puff Squares, 11/0 seed beads seafoam and terracotta, glass leaves 5x 15 mm, flowery clasp

CRAW Necklace Set

Decided to try a cubic stitch. This weave has 4 sides. You may be able to see it in the last photo (I took the pic at an angle). When I was...
Components: 11/0 seed beds green, 8/0 seed beads Pink and Silver Lined Lilac, 15/0 seed beads blue/green for the clasp Antique brass toggle Gold stainless steel earwires

Roaring 20's Necklace

Thinking about Valentines Day and remembered that I had some lovely rose pink 8 mm glass hearts in my stash. Started playing with them and came up...
Components: Seed beads 11/0 Pink Ceylon and Rainbow light Topaz Seafoam, Stainless Steel Ear Wires and Toggle Clasp

Floral Woven Necklace set with Little Grape Flowers

I started this piece with the grape triangles - added the flowers and leaves, then attached the triangles together, then wandered into a...
Components: Seed beads 11/0 Grape, Rainbow Cream and Green 15/0 seed beads Green Stainless Steel Ear Wires and Toggle Clasp