We are currently under a Shelter in Place order.  Until that is lifted and things have settled down I'm going to have my shop on Vacation Mode.  I'm sure everyone has greater needs at this time.  I send you wishes for good health for you and your loved ones wherever you live.  You can reach me via my Contact Page at any time.

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Bead Embroidered Pendant

Playing with Fire

(features Sonora Sunrise cabochon mined in Mexico, lampworked glass cabochon by Mikelene Reuss, turquoise, sterling silver, and Japanese glass seed beads.)

I fell in love with cabochons first.  Next I had to figure out how I was going to use them in jewelry.  Before my metals class that taught me how to play with fire and metal I bought books by Jamie Cloud Eakin and Heidi Kummli to learn how to capture cabochons with seed beads, something I had plenty of.  (I've included links below to these books.)

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A Time to Stitch 7 Reveal: Bead Embroidery

A Time to Stitch Seven:  Bead Embroidery

 

I always love checking out Therese and Christine's a Time To Stitch blog hops.  I was so glad I could join this one, as I really enjoy bead embroidery and don't get a chance to do it as often as I'd like.

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Wheely Fun Jewelry Challenge Reveal

 
Many

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Three's a Tassel Charm - using patina

Tassel necklaces
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Kiss the Frogs - Third's a Charm

Leap of Faith (left)

It's a Frog's Life (upper right) SOLD

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My 2014 Pantone Spring Artisan Jewelry

Even here in dry California we are excited about Spring.  Since we didn't get our green hills this winter we are looking forward to our gardens bursting with color.
 

Pantone Spring colors 2014

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Reveal Time!! A Time to Stitch 4

 
This is my first A Time to Stitch seed bead challenge hop, but it's the 4th one that Read more

My Jewelry Retrospective of 2013

Bracelets
 
Artisan Bracelets 2013 by Honey from the Bee
I'm always surprised when I look back at what I've created in the past.

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