Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Wisteria - Bracelet


This bracelet called "Wisteria" is made using a herringbone base of size 8 seed beads in a lavender and mulberry color. Off of this base are fringe leaves in the same colors using size 11 seed beads. It also has a flower button used as a closure. This bracelet will fit a size 6 to 6 1/4 inch wrist. It took me a long time to make this one - maybe because I worked in spurts rather than devoting a block of time - I didn't like it at first but now that it is finished and I see it on my wrist it is quite nice. I want to make one in earth colors but for now I am not buying any more beads!!!!!! I do mean it!!!!!!

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Heavy Metal - Peyote Cuff Bracelet


Peyote cuff bracelet called "Heavy Metal". The band is made with size 8 seed beads in a grey metal mix. The stitch is two drop peyote with dark bronze size 11 seed beads used for picots. The focal is a silver button with rows of surrounding beading. The closure is a hand made toggle. The band is a little over 1 inch wide and the focal is 1 1/2 inches wide. This bracelet will fit a size 61/4 to 6 1/2 inch wrist. This bracelet is in my Etsy Shop along with a lot of other great pieces.

Monday, January 21, 2008

Valentine - Pendant Necklace

This pendant and necklace called "Valentine" was created using a silver heart button for the focal. The heart has many layers of seed beads surrounding it and is finished on the back with ultra suede. The necklace is made using size 11 seed beads in a spiral rope stitch. It also has a handmade toggle and loop. The length of the necklace is 19 inches plus the closure. The focal is 1 3/4 inches in width and height at it's widest points. This necklace is in my Etsy Shop now.

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Sahara - Pendant Necklace



This pendant and necklace called "Sahara" was created using a cabochon shell for the focal. The shell has many layers of seed beads surrounding it and is finished on the back with ultra suede. The necklace is made using size 11 seed beads in a spiral stitch. It also has a handmade toggle and loop. The length of the necklace is 16 inches plus the closure. The focal is 1 1/2 inches in width. Very elegant.

I finished this necklace over the weekend and it is listed in my Etsy Shop here.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Purple Rain - Peyoye Freeform Cuff Bracelet



Peyote freeform cuff bracelet called "Purple Rain". The band is made with size 8 seed beads in a lavender and mulberry color. The stitch is peyote in a freeform format. The closure is a hand made toggle. The band is 1 1/2 inches at it widest point. This bracelet will fit a size 6 1/4 to 6 1/2 inch wrist. This bracelet is listed in my Etsy Shop here. I really enjoy doing freeform and I want to do some more of these bracelets and try another necklace.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Lavender Delight - Peyote Cuff Bracelet



New Peyote cuff - called "Lavender Delight". The band is made with size 8 seed beads in a lavender color. The stitch is two drop peyote with yellow/green size 11 seed beads used for picots. The focal is a black flower button with rows of surrounding beading. The closure is a hand made toggle. The band is a little over 1 inch wide and the focal is 1 1/2 inches wide. This bracelet will fit a size 61/4 to 6 1/2 inch wrist. This cuff can be found at my Etsy Shop here.

Friday, January 04, 2008

Full Moon at Midnight - Peyote Cuff Bracelet


This is a new peyote cuff I just finished. It is called "Full Moon at Midnight". The band is made with size 8 seed beads in a blue, purple, green iridescent mix. The stitch is two drop peyote with silver size 11 seed beads used for picots. The focal is a pearl and silver button with rows of surrounding beading. The closure is a hand made toggle. The band is a little over 1 inch wide and the focal is 1 1/2 inches wide. This bracelet will fit a size 6 to 6 1/4 inch wrist. It is in my Etsy Shop here.