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Designs by nutkitten

Wire-wrapped Earrings

Just trying to be creative :) (The green drop beads are one of my favorites, I had exactly two of those beads and wanted to do something special...
Components: 1) Emerald green drop beads. 20g gold wire, 26g green wire and ear wires. 2) 20g gold wire, 26g gold wire and ear wires. 3) Blue matte finished glass beads, 20g gold wire, 26g dark pink wire and ear wires.

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.


just expirimenting
Components: 18g square gold wire. 21g half round gold wire and square foil lined blue glass beads.

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.


Just all wired up, lol
Components: 1) cross one - 18g gold square wire, 24g gold half round wire, 20g gold wire, champagne colored flat back crystal in setting. 2) cross two - 20g silver wire, 24 g silver half round wire, 20g red wire and 2 red 4mm Chinese crystals. 3) Heart - 18g silver square wire, 24g gold wire, 4 gold 3mm gold spacer beads. 4) Love Rose - Square gold frame, 20g red wire, 24g green wire. (all have silver or gold neck chains)

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.

All Puffed Up and Nowhere to Go!

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Since this is a pendant, I categorized it as "necklace", not sure if that is where it belongs.
Components: Pink puffed glass heart, round pink glass bead, 18g square silver wire, 21g half round silver wire and 20g round wire

Rock On!

Just trying different things!
Components: 1. 18g gold square wire, 21g gold half round wire and a hexagon crystal. 2. 16g black wire, 24g black wire and a black glass AB bead.

Ear Bling

I thought I would try doing the earcuff / earring combo a little different and personally, I like it. It's almost like it forces the ear cuff to...
Components: 20g gold wire, 6mm white cat's eye beads, red rondelles, red and white glass beads and rubber earring backs.

Peacock in the Flower Bed

Just making it up as I go along :)
Components: Dyed Turquoise focal bead, blue rectangular glass faceted beads, blue glass flower beads, blue opaque rondelle crystals, blue seed beads, 20g silver wire, silver chain and lobster claw clasp

More Wirework

Not sure its getting much better, lol.
Components: 1) 18g sliver and gold Square wire, twisted., 20g silver round wire, twisted, 16g gold wire and 6mm blue bicone crystals. 2) 20g gold wire, Pink Opaque rondelle crystals, gold chain and gold lobster claw clasp.

Wirework Practice

I think it looks much better against a darker background. And I added a clasp.

Trying to work on improving my wire work. I haven't posted...
Components: Flat silver wire, 20g silver wire, 26g silver wire, 2mm blue bicone crystals/3mm clear bicone crystals, silver chain and silver lobster claw clasp.

Even More Ear Bling

Not sure what these are actually called so, I call them ear stems. Amazing how many different things you can make for an ear.
Components: 1. 20g gold wire, flat black AB spacer beads, round gold spacer beads and a rubber earring back. 2. 24g silver wire, twisted, a rhinestone encrusted silver cross and a rubber earring back.

More Ear Bling

Ear Cuffs and earrings combined as one.
Components: 1. Gold wire, ear stud, and lots of green crystals 2, Silver wire, ear stud and blue beads

Simply Orange

I bought a sweater that is tan and orange (looks better than it sounds, lol). I don't really care for orange and never had orange in my wardrobe...
Components: Orange round glass beads, orange crystal disk beads, gold metal saucer beads, beading wire and a lobster claw clasp.

Repurposed Earring Bracelet

The centerpiece was from an earring that lost its mate, long ago. I thought it was pretty so..... now it is a bracelet!
Components: Variety of blue glass beads (I'm sorry, I don't pay attention to what beads are actually called when I get them, I will try to do better), blue seed beads, broken earring, heart toggle and beading wire.

Crystal snowballs

The clasp is a little difficult, but it does work. I just made it up as I went along. I'm thinking next time, flat on top and the dangles just on...
Components: Gold wire, Silver wire, Pink wire, gold head pins, white opaque crystals and gold spacer beads.

Even Butterflies get the blues

Every time I look thru my beads, I turn up more butterflies and more flowers.
Components: flat glass flower beads, glass focal bead, butter fly beads, blue beads, blue chain, gold wire and gold toggle clasp

Leafy Greens

They're not just for salads anymore, :)
Components: Green glass flower beads, green glass leaf charms, gold chain, beading thread and a toggle clasp.

At Peace with the Blues

So, I tried my hand (or should I say my wrist, lol) at an asymmetrical bracelet. I don't know how some of you add so much stuff!
Components: Stone peace sign, different shapes of blue glass beads, large hole beads, silver flower spacers and blue chain.