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Strength necklace

Strength necklace


Close up of strength

Close up of strength


Close up of Weave- Amber, Peridot, etc...

Close up of Weave- Amber, Peridot, etc...

...and Carnelian, freshwater pearls, jet beads, and a few Swarovski's for bling!


Poly Clay focal bead necklace- advanced

Poly Clay focal bead necklace- advanced

Working on my "advanced" class already.


Close up of Guitar Pick Necklace

Close up of Guitar Pick Necklace

Love the celtic charm.... I'm probably going to do this as a class a GRB, too!


Rockin' Set....

Rockin' Set....

Featuring some glass beads from GRB, a charm from a San Jose shop, and a GUITAR PICK! I rock! Gotta get something published!


Close up - multiple strands...

Close up - multiple strands...

6 strands a side.....


My "tribal" necklace

My "tribal" necklace

Using bone, nut, and wood beads....with a few Swarovskis thrown in!


Dawn's Necklace

Dawn's Necklace

...I helped her design and make it....she's new to wire-work. But it turned out great!


Dublin Crystals

Dublin Crystals

Bad self-portrait.... it's a polygon clear crystal with a "tassle" of opal and ab bicones on silver ball head pins. The pendant is a larger version on a bail...


The whole strand, re-made

The whole strand, re-made

I chose the AB finish on the crystals... just to add more sparkle! I really think they'll be appropriate for proms or *sniff*- wedding pearls!


Re-made pearls...

Re-made pearls...

Accented with 3 sizes of Swarovski bi-cone crystals and silver-plated filigree beads.


Lori's Mother's Bracelet

Lori's Mother's Bracelet

My friend Lori commissioned me to make her a version of a mother's bracelet, using Swarovski cubes to denote her children's birthdays.


Laughoutloud001

Laughoutloud001


Holly's bracelet

Holly's bracelet

A toursad-style, 6 strands, w/ SS clasp. One of the first pieces I'd made.... I wanted it to feel like the Carribean Ocean... and our birthstone is aquamarine- so I used that, peridot, turquoise quartz, freshwater pearls, and some glass beads for sparkle. I really like it. Should make one for myself....


Snowflake Set

Snowflake Set

Using cathedral glass, Swarovski crystal, and sterling silver snowflake charms. For Holly, of course...who LOVES snowflakes!


Holly Chandeliers

Holly Chandeliers

To match a crazy shirt she bought. I'm a sucker for chandeliers.... so sparkly!!!


Bridesmaid #2

Bridesmaid #2

I liked the two-layer efffect- the first one rests at choker-length.... the drop is "dead sexy" length!


Bridesmaid #1

Bridesmaid #1

I originally envisioned this as a lariat... but apprently, the BM's are a bit conservative & didn't get it... so I re-did it as a double-layer.... but the pretty stuff (clasp & drops) are meant to be worn in the front.... but you could wear it the tradiational way, too.... it's just not as striking. I hope I can get some photos of the BM's wearing them....


Shrinky Jewelry set

Shrinky Jewelry set

I just used some glass beads from my stash- and the "spirit" and hand charms I made from shrink plastic. (See post 5/8/06)


Close up

Close up

See how the shrinkies shine? I added a layer of Royal Topcoat Glaze by Plaid on top. Love that stuff! Very shiny glass-like finish, and you can use it on paper, plastic, cardboard, etc, for an epoxy-like shine.


Shrinky set- Bigger pic

Shrinky set- Bigger pic


Poly clay goddess #1

Poly clay goddess #1

Made with gold leaf on the rays, and swarovski crystal dangles..


Poly Clay goddess #2

Poly Clay goddess #2

Made for a gift in my birthday swap group.