to my very first lariat necklace. A lariat necklace is
defined as an open ended long strand necklace that doubles
over on itself, ties or loops in the front, no clasp used.
This one is
composed of polymer clay beads, freshwater pearls, copper
and seed beads.
do something with all those cane slices, you know. :) This
is my latest pendant necklace. No silk screening this time.
It's all canework.
composed of three panels, one bigger center panel and
two attached smaller panels. The center piece (shown
above) is approx 2.75" across, 3" long.
dual-sided silk screen pendant. This piece is shaped rather
like an elongated clam shell. It's hollow and approximately
4" long, 2.5" wide.
Hands necklace. with s-curls linked to brass swivels.
above pendant is a joining of two curved and silk screen
decorated shield shaped pieces, size: approximately 4" long
across, 1" deep.
above image shows a panel of three different pendants where both sides are decorated.
o' the Hat". My second copper project - a pendant necklace.
It started out as a pin, but it grew and grew! I'm learning
a bit more about metalwork as I go. This project also contains
glass beads, copper foil, and polymer clay that was textured
and dusted with interference powder.
This necklace features the Butterfly Wing pattern beads. Accents
include white bicone glass , blue and gold glass, hollow
bicone brass and some gold color metal beads. It is strung
on SoftFlex wire and finished with a brass bar and circle
Eye" textured pendant. Both this one and the one above
were published in Classy
Clay, a Design Originals publication.
Faux turquoise "Donut". Actually it's a reburbished
donut... Long boring story. Nevermind. ;-)
first faux "mokume gane" (wood grain metal) project;
necklace and earrings. This necklace also contains antique
glass beads and brass fishing swivels. A friend of mine suggested
I call this necklace
"Sky" because the pendant reminds her of sky and
Made with varying resolutions of a bullseye or lace cane, textured
spacer beads and some silver accent beads strung on buna
learn how to do a lace cane, click
simple faux horn necklace
pendant features scraps from some Butterfly Wing pattern
beads. Because the pattern, color and detail characteristics
in this particular project resemble porcupine quills, I call
this a "Quill Pendant".
Premo metallic beads necklace. These beads were cut using
a technique Mike Buesseler method taught me. Click
here to learn more.
Trades" necklace with agate, new jade and glass accent
beads. This is my oldest necklace, at least 16 years old
and it's held up very well.