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Designs by Elaina at Lima

Crystal Skull Drop Earrings

For these drop earrings, I paired purple phantom quartz with these tiny crystal skulls. The simplicity of the design allows them to be worn easily...


Dark Magic Necklace

For this design, I used moon & star charms, along with moonstone & dark crystals, for a halloween-Inspired lariat necklace that can be worn...


Blue Moon Earrings

These Czech glass rounds are perfect for creating a simple pair of earrings. For an eye-catching element, I added a gold hoop and bead charms to...


Black Dahlia Necklace

I normally gravitate towards designing with lighter colors, so this week I wanted to switch it up a bit and use a darker color palette. I love the...


Falling Leaf Necklace

Now that the weather is finally getting cooler here, I wanted to use a fall-inspired color palette for this weeks design. I paired African Opal...


Día de los Muertos Necklace

I've been looking forward to designing something with these sugar skulls, so this week I created this Day of the Dead inspired necklace. To create...


Ethereal Glow Statement Necklace

This week I had a lot of fun making this statement necklace- I used a mix of gemstones, Czech glass, and crystals to make the focal pieces, and...


Sunflower Fields Bracelet Stack

Sunflowers are my favorite flower, so I was super excited to see these new porcelain beads with sunflowers on them! I immediately knew that I...


Butterfly Garden Necklace

These Czech Glass daggers are perfect for creating a simple focal element. For this design, I made a bead link with the daggers, and slid it onto a...


Dream Weaver Necklace

This week, I knew I wanted to use these new Czech glass daggers in a design, but I was struggling to come up with an interesting way to use them. I...


Bali Chandelier Earrings

These cork focals are perfect for creating an easy pair of statement earrings. For this design, I attached a gemstone to a small piece of chain...


Dancing Dahlia Earrings

For these statement earrings, I used an amazonite teardrop as a focal topped with clusters of gemstones, Czech glass, & seed beads. I love how the...


Dancing Dahlia Necklace Set

For this design, I used a mix of gemstones, Czech glass, and African brass to create this lariat layered necklace. I love how the different shades...


Pink Sands Necklace

When I first saw these African Recycled Glass Saucers, I knew I wanted to use them for a simple focal in a design. I love mixing shapes to add more...


Zen Garden Necklace

For this long-length necklace, I made links with African batiked bone beads, African brass, green aventurine triangles, and rock crystal. I love...


Fun with Rattan Necklaces

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


Fun with Rattan Earrings

These Rattan pieces are great for creating simple & quick statement earrings. For my designs, I paired the Rattan with wood resin, thread beads,...


Orange Grove Necklace

I think Fancy Jasper with an AB finish might be my new favorite gemstone! I knew I wanted to use them in a design when I first saw them- I think...


Cabernet on the Bay Necklace

For this layered necklace, I used these new Czech Glass petal drops to create a simple focal element. I love how the amazonite looks next to the...


luxe Cabochon Bracelets

When I first saw these new Czech Glass oval beads, I knew I wanted to design something with them. The colors are beautiful (especially when the...


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