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Designs by Elaina at Lima

Fun with Acetate Necklaces

For these necklaces, I mixed a variety of acetate pieces with gemstones, tassels, and bead chain to create unique focals.


Fun with Acetate Earrings

These acetate pieces are great for creating simple & quick statement earrings. For my designs, I paired the acetate with wood resin, cork, tassels,...


In Love Bracelet

Personalized bracelets are easy to make, and are a great gift idea for anyone special in your life! To make, simply pair alphabet beads with your...


Heartfelt Garland

Felt garlands in festive colors are a quick & easy way to decorate your home for any holiday! This garland was inspired by Valentines Day- I...


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.


Sweetheart Earrings

For these festive statement earrings, I cut hearts out of a piece of cork, painted on gold mixative, and sewed tiny crystals around the edge.


Le cœur Earrings

For these classic dangle earrings, I paired pearls & porcelain with these tiny pavé hearts. The simplicity of the design allows them to be worn...


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...


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.


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...


Moroccan Twilight Earrings

These tiny dangle earrings are very quick & simple to make. I think the gold goes great with the purple & turquoise- they'll definitely add a pop...


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.


Bird of Paradise Earrings

For this design, I attached an assortment of beads to these cork teardrops to create a unique & colorful pair of statement earrings.


Geometric Cork Earrings

These cork focal pieces make it easy to create a simple, unique pair of earrings. To embellish the cork for these earrings, I used an assortment of...


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...


Embellished Cork Bracelet

For this focal bracelet, I sewed gemstones around a cabochon & glued the focal pieces to the cork cord. This cord is easy to work with, & there are...


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...


Beach Glass Bracelet

For this wrap bracelet, I made bead links with a combination of recycled glass in different shades of blue, and crystals. This design can be worn...


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...


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