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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 […]
I created this bracelet using a simple bead weaving technique with the combination of Swarovski crystal beads in garnet, citrine, and peridot colors. I added gold metallic seed beads and white glass pearls for more vivid contrast, solidity, and depth. I used metal findings consisting of a sterling silver hook clasp, jumprings, and an extension […]
A dear friend gave me some hematite cabochons. Since I love to combine materials, I started looking for different once. I combined the hematite cabs with Swarovski pearl beads, freshwater pearls, different colors Miyuki seed beads, treasure beads, silver colored rings and spacers. I finished it all with three-way silver locker clasp.
This bracelet was created with an off loom beadweaving technique using golden glass seed beads, embellished with semi-precious carnelian and blue freshwater pearls. As a healing stone, carnelian is believed to be a stone of ambition and drive. It protects the user from negative emotions and inspires positive courageous confidence.
This piece I worked long and hard on. I used imitation pearls and black seed beads, with tigertail wire and silver headpins. I saw a necklace in this style but with different colors and it was not as sassy. I saw the necklace as a challenge for me so I decided to look at it […]
The centerpieces of this necklace are Tazwood cherry burl cabochons with subtle inlays of turquoise. They inspired me to create Autumn Splendor. I first beaded around the cabochons, and then with a netting technique and embroidery, blended two sizes of wooden round beads, six colors of seed beads in three different sizes, as well as […]
I’ve been working a lot with a weave pattern involving three strands of beads…I wanted the challenge of creating a five strand necklace and I thought it worked well as a choker. When I finished it, my little son looked at it and said it looked like a rattlesnake…I thought he described it quite well. […]
A two-needle RAW weave using Swarovski 3mm pearls and Swarovski crystal bicones. The fastening is a beaded 8mm Swarovski pearl. The name is a reference to Catherine the Great, who was patron of the Arts while she reigned in Russia. The cross is a right angle weave exercise taught in Moscow beading schools.
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