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This necklace features 4 strands, each unique, but layer together beautifully. I used one of my favorite color combinations…bronze and turquoise. I made two of the strands more of a random look with seed beads, freshwater pearls, crystals, and turquoise. One strand has a regular pattern of turquoise and copper beads. The final strand holds […]
Inspired by a midnight vision of waterfalls falling off of cliffs, this necklace was made with freshwater pearls, sea-green aventurine chips, gold and silver mussel-shell coins, mother-of-pearl cube beads, dark shell beads and a sprinkle of aqua semi-precious gemstone beads to accent. It measures 17″ around and has a toggle clasp. I used two strands […]
The inspiration for this necklace was the unique focal piece. Wanting to create a necklace that was worthy of it, I added green and white glass pearls, gold spacers and jade gemstones to round this out to a bright and eye-catching necklace. Learn how to make this necklace.
This necklace features red coral coins combined with glass seed beads, mother of pearl chunks, freshwater pearls, banded hematite jasper, and mahogany obsidian. I made it a double strand and added a sterling silver connector to dangle a pendant stone combination. I like the rich combination of textures and colors in this group of stones. […]
An illusion necklace is much easier than it looks! The cord, sold on some beading websites, is called invisible cord or illusion cord. It is also sold as fishing line and the technical name is monofilament. I’ve seen it in black and a translucent white, so this necklace can be made for light and darker skin […]
I recently learn how to stitch beaded beads and this set was the result of my first attempt. I created several peyote tubes in three different sizes using pearl colored seed beads (smallest for the earring – largest for the necklace. I strung them on Accuflex along with 4mm Swarovski crystals and 8mm and 4mm […]
This bracelet consists of different size blue freshwater pearls, alternating with Bali spacer beads and clear Swarovski crystals. For the clasp, I used a small lobster claw clasp on one side and a split ring on the other side. I covered the crimp beads with bead covers. This bracelet looks great and really sparkles because […]
This bracelet is made of tumbled blue turquoise gemstone nuggets, cranberry-colored freshwater cultured pearls and sterling silver beads. To finish this piece I used a lobster clasp and added a turquoise gemstone and silver puffed heart that dangles off the clasp. I really enjoy using unique gemstones in my jewelry designs.
I made this necklace using rose quartz round beads, faceted donut shaped cherry quartz beads, and cultured freshwater pearls. Toggle clasp is sterling silver. The beautiful faceted rose quartz pendant is 1 1/8″ in length. Necklace is strung on 49 strand .019 softflex beading wire. Necklace is 19″ in length.
Supplies NECKLACE 1 card silk cord size 4 silver s-hook clasp pretty pearls, stone, or glass beads (4-5mm) 2mm round silver beads 3 pretty focal beads BRACELET softflex cord silver toggle clasp 2 crimp beads 1 head pin same as above pretty pearls, stone, or glass beads (4-5mm) 1 pretty focal bead EARRINGS 2 silver […]
This necklace was inspired by my love of the ocean. Abalone shell pendant with small brass seahorse charm adorns the front. I also used various colored fresh water pearls, and Czech glass beads and then metallic blue/purple seed beads up and around the back of the necklace where it ends at a brass swirl clasp.
I love making unique pieces of jewelry. This necklace consists of a strand of delicate freshwater pearls with briolette shaped mother of pearl beads. The simple clasp and findings are sterling silver. This necklace has a wonderful summer feel to it, like being by the ocean. I think the slightly green tint of the freshwater […]
The inspiration for these piece is my mother who sadly passed away at the beginning of this year (2006). I utilized a puffed sterling silver heart as the focal to represent my love for mom. Swarovski crystals in ruby which is my mothers birthstone and the creamy beige pearls which were my mother’s which I […]
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