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With this bracelet I used seed beads, nymo thread, vintage button, tiger eye, brass leaf and Czech glass. Start by using size 12 needle, around 4 feet of beading thread and a stop bead at the end with a 8 inch tail. Gather up 5 or 6 different size 8 and 11 seed bead colors, […]
In Native American, Kokopelli is synonymous with “Source Of Wonder Throughout”. These beaded earrings are made of small size 11/0 seed beads. Small size beads bring up the best pattern details. Earring length is 4 inch including ear wire, and, width is 1 inch. Earrings weight is 10g. Earwire is made of white metal with […]
This bracelet was made with glass seed beads and some silvertone beads as well as some iridescent glass beads. It was made with the method of stitching the beads into the DNA spiral pattern. It’s about 7.5″ long. I was inspired from a recent trip to Wyoming. I saw a lot of beautiful jewelry with […]
I wanted to make a necklace for winter (I am in Australia), a substantial piece that can hold its own over bulky jumpers. This scarf necklace is made with 14 strands of glass seed beads, glass bugle beads and rose quartz beads, strung onto professional nylon beading thread. To keep the strands together, I made […]
This necklace is a combination of metal findings, chain, Miyuki bugles and a heart pendant. I got the idea by playing with bugles. At the same time I received an order of the beautiful metal pieces. I knew right then that these materials should be put together in one lovely necklace.
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 […]
This cabochon is 30mm x 40mm and has beautiful earthtone colors. I used Japanese Delicas and size 15’s to peyote stitch a beaded bezel with minimum embellishments and a peyote stitched bail. The beaded rope is done in a spiral rope stitch using the same beads. I have chosen the colors of the beads to […]
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 necklace is made with a hand crafted polymer clay pendant in shades of turquoise and blue. (The focal bead is an artists designer bead and has been created in an artists studio in the U.S.A. The bead is totally unique and original, even more beautiful in real life. It’s 3.3cm x 2.5cm). The necklace […]
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 jasper pendant was so beautiful that I wanted to use it in a necklace that would frame it well. The bright orange and dark orange metal beads woven in with the smaller copper ones created exactly the effect I was looking for–bright, vibrant, and pretty. It measures 18 inches and combines glass orange rounds, […]
Using 3 Swarovski square crystals, and Toho & Miyuki seed beads, this necklace is made with five beadweaving stitches and a lot of patience! The necklace part is Russian Spiral, while the pendant is beaded crystals and Russian leaves. The fastening is a peyote toggle & loop. I have made this in three colours, but […]
I love vintage style jewelry and wanted a necklace that would be perfect with a little black dress for an evening out. This beaded necklace was made using Swarovski Elements crystals, Miyuki seed beads and silver metal beads. The lacy filigree look of the beaded pendant gives the necklace a 3D effect.
The body of the bracelet is made in odd count peyote in angled stripes of various size 11 delica beads, with the main color being black. All the thread used throughout is Nymo. Then I went back around and created a variable sized picot stitch in black size 15 rocailles with 4 mm and 3 […]
This necklace has an amber foil lined lampwork heart focal bead and a mix of smaller Czech glass and lampwork glass beads to finish. The seed beads used are foil lined gold, the bugle beads are foil lined amber/topaz. The beads are mounted on nylon cord and silver plated wire, and fastened in the back […]
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 […]
This is a bold needlewoven bracelet of metallized glass beads with Mykonos discs. Glass triangle and round beads are handsewn in a square stitch in four sections. Between each section is a Mykonos ceramic bead for accent. The beaded loop and clasp makes it look like a continuous band. I love these greek beads! After […]
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