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I made this antique turquoise piece using 2 sizes of round turquoise beads. You may use from 8mm for the smaller ones and 20mm for the big ones to have this effect. I use wire wrapping technique for each dangle with bronze eye pins to get that antique effect that would match the spider veins […]
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 […]
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 necklace is made with a variety of colorful Swarovski Austrian crystals, pink, orange and yellow fiber optic cat’s eye beads, a variety of faceted fire polished crystals, disc shaped glass beads and much more. I also added silver hearts and silver bead accents throughout. I made the bracelet adjustable so the length is 7 […]
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 […]
This bracelet was one of a few designs I made to show a friend for gifts at her wedding. This bracelet used white potato pearls enclosed in bali bead caps with tube spacers in between. Next to each bead cap is a bicone clear Swarovski crystal. The end crimps are covered with crimp bead covers […]
The focus of this bracelet is the onyx and marcasite clasp. Surrounding the clasp are top drilled bicones in jet, black diamond, and crystal. I love the look that can only be obtained by using the top drilled crystals. The bracelet is strung on .019 in beading wire and measures 7 1/2″ (including clasp).
My love for all things royal and majestic is never ending. When I receive a handmade pendant, something just runs through me and the feeling is heightened even more when I find the complimenting beads to uplift the pendant. The Krishna necklace is constructed on softflex wire for flexibility. I wanted something that would add […]
This necklace consists of Swarovski crystals and pearls, Czech glass and very unique focal beads. Tiger tail wire was used to string the beads. I have also used antique gold bead caps to accentuate some of the glass beads. The necklace has an antique gold J clasp with a baroque style. The Swarovski crystal colors […]
This piece began as a large bag of amethyst tumbled chips which needed to be used up. I had plenty of fishing line, three-tier spacer bars and a normal clasp so I played around to see what I could come up with. My design was based on inspiration from my mother as her birthstone is […]
This exquisite piece is the essence of summer. Warm, glittery and soft. It consists of four strands of bronze Swarovski pearls, golden shadow Swarovski crystals, cattlehead beige shell and taupe cat’s eye with a touch of brown bugle beads. Necklace is 18″ with 1″ sterling silver chain extender. Sterling silver hook clasp.
I love anything Egyptian. Some of the pieces I design will have a hint or full inspiration of this beautiful civilization. This bib-style necklace took just a little time to make as I did the measurements freehand. I wanted it to lay gradually with the focal point being the etched brass pendants with matte gold […]
This necklace is made up of Swarovski crystal drop pendants in aquamarine, sapphire, and tanzanite. The pendants seem to float amongst the sterling silver liquid beads. This necklace is finished with a square shaped sterling silver toggle clasp. It was strung using .019 SoftFlex beading wire and is 19 1/2″ in length.
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