Posts Tagged ‘aventurine’

Week 11: Thistle

A companion set of earrings for Week 10’s necklace! So fancy!!

Getting started... ...And done! On Black

Complete set!


Week 10: Mellow Rose

I’ve been amassing a hoard of components for this challenge since…week 6, maybe? (The pic below is from March 17th, so about a month ago, yeah.) I saw these beautiful glass beads in my stash and knew I HAD to use them in something soon.

No lie!

Here’s what happened. I’m pretty much in luuurve with this piece. I used copper beads and copper/copper-plated findings with glass beads and a blue aventurine donut. I stalled on the design a few days back, but after staring at it for a while, I was able to get back to work and turn it into something amazeballs. I think I’m gonna do a two-fer again and make earrings to match this bad boy for week 11.

Pile of shiny things. Stringing it along! Close view of the focal area.



One of a kind!

  • Natural polished malachite focal
  • Natural tigereye and green aventurine chip beads
  • Metallic glass seed and bugle beads
  • Antiqued brass-finish pewter beads and coins
  • 21″ tigertail wire with antiqued gold-plated toggle clasp
  • Focal dimensions: 3 1/4” long x 7/8” wide
  • Total hanging length: 14 1/4


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