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Tagged With: jewelry making

2nd Annual Bead Hoarders Blog Hop

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Bead Hoarders Blog Hop hosted by Lori Anderson. I had great intentions for putting together lots of jewelry designs using my hoarded stash, but ran into an energy crisis. So, I had this load of beads that i wanted to manipulate into something swell, yet they remain piled on my … Continue reading »

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Super Duo Cuff

Managed to get a handle on some super duo action during vacation. The result is this cuff bracelet.

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Full Moon Inspiration

Recently inspired by the full moon on the 25th. Finally completed this cuff that I started last August for the 6th Bead Soup Blog Hop. This bead embroidered bracelet features a ceramic focal bead by my favorite ceramic bead artist, the talented jewelry designer Birgitta Lejonklou (AngelWhisperer on Etsy.)  

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To The Point

Recently ordered some Linhas Setta cord from and tried it out on a quartz point. This cord is great for working with stones. It is waxed, so it’s a little thicker and more substantial than C-Lon cord. That wax gives it some gripping power. I’m liking it very much.  

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BSBP7 Partner Intro

The 7th Bead Soup Blog Party is kicking into high gear and is currently announcing partner match ups for the three reveals. This time around, my partner for the 1st Reveal is Debra Behrends of  Hopeful Journeys. This Bead Soup business is always a fun swap and a great way to cyber meet fellow designers and … Continue reading »

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Inspire Change Wellness Words Jewelry Challenge

Inspire change wellness words jewelry challenge…yup that’s quite a mouthful. The hostess, Tracy Statler ( proposed this challenge and I enjoy a good challenge. Especially a challenge that does not have too many rules or regulations.  I am never certain what will inspire me or where my creativity and imagination may go. Tracy’s suggested guideline: … Continue reading »

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3rd Annual Challenge of Color Blog Hop 2012

This is the second Challenge of Color Blog Hop that I have participated in. I find it’s always fun to have someone else choose a color palette for me to play with. This time the lovely Miss Erin and Miss Brandi gave us a selection of two palettes to choose from. (Thank you Erin and … Continue reading »

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Vintaj “Twinkling Lights” December 2012 Challenge

“The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks; The long day wanes; the slow moon climbs; the deep Moans round with many voices. Come, my friends. ‘T is not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the … Continue reading »

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Art Bead Scene November 2012 Challenge

Here’s my entry for the November Art Bead Scene Challenge. Mostly metal with some Vintaj patina lucite leaves. Just love that Vintaj patina because it is so versatile. Here’s the artwork that inspired the design: Three Worlds, 1955 by M C Escher Lithograph  I’ve always admired the work of  Escher. It is fascinating. Here’s one … Continue reading »

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Vintaj Harvest Moon Challenge

Under the Harvest Moon Under the harvest moon, When the soft silver Drips shimmering Over the garden nights, Death, the gray mocker, Comes and whispers to you As a beautiful friend Who remembers. Under the summer roses When the flagrant crimson Lurks in the dusk Of the wild red leaves, Love, with little hands, Comes … Continue reading »

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