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Designs by Andrea at Lima

Seashell Sari Gift Wrap

I love to gift wrap with Sari silk ribbon, it makes a gift look extra special. Plus, you can personalize the gift even more by adding...


Beach Treasure Necklace

I LOVE turquoise and gold together, especially when paired the natural hemp. The turquoise highlights the new wood and resin focal.


What's Your Mood Ring

Mood beads are definitely a throwback to the 70's and are so fun to wear! I love how they start black and as you wear them they turn into...


Woven Focal Earrings

I love the colors of this Turquoise Mix Crystal Hand Woven Gold (plated) Stainless Steel Focal. They are simple and elegant. I wanted to keep these...


Face Mask Chain Using Bead or Paperclip Chain

The chains are a great way to keep your mask accessible at all times without touching it.


Sari Face Mask Lanyard

Lanyards are a great way to keep your mask accessible at all times without touching it. This sari lanyard is soft and comfortable to wear. The...


Modern Chain Necklace

This is the perfect necklace for everyday wear. It's simple, modern and ridiculously easy to make. I like mixing the finishes to create interest....


Witches Brew Bracelet

This design is full of hocus pocus! I created this bracelet with large hole Czech glass beads, 3' leather cord and a tassel (resembling a witches...


Wicked Hands Earrings

I love these skeleton hands, I thought they would make a festive pair of simple earrings.


Night Terror Earrings

I wanted to create a pair of holiday earrings that I would actually wear. I kept it simple and shimmery while adding a small spooky element. Bonus,...


Wild Side Earrings

I love leopard print and I finally found the chance to use these cheetah teardrops! They look amazing layered with the cork. These simple earrings...


Gilded Gypsy Earrings

I was so excited to find that the acetatae coin I have been wanting to use in a design fit into the cut-out of this earring perfectly! It adds a...


Feather Cork Earrings

I love these cork feathers, with just twist they come to life. They add wonderful movement and texture while creating a boho vibe.


Desert Dreams Bracelet

I wanted to use the new microsuede which is the perfect neutral backdrop for the sparkling raspberry beads, brass, and woven focal I used.


Groovy Rattan Earrings

These earrings are mixed media at its best. I love the rattan paired with the colorful acetate, they are so right for each other!


Coconut Palms Necklace

I love how the coconut beads and the rattan ring together create a larger focal. I had to add a pop of color with the turquoise enamel chain. This...


Black Lip Shell Cameo Necklace

I wanted to show a couple of ways to use this cabochon. I used a Vintaj filigree flower to frame it and I also show you a macrame net.


Carved Feather with Hemp Bail

I wanted to create an earthy centerpiece for my necklace by using hemp to create a bail. I loved how it turned out, you could also use waxed cord.


Copacabana Anklet

You find anklets to be one of the big summer trends. I used bright color African dogun rings and playful chains to match. This anklet is...


Emerald Sands Earrings

These earrings just glow! The tropical green combined with the gold adds a bit of elegance. You could use any of your fave recycled glass colors.


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