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Title: finished jewellery 2011
Post by: GaysieMay on January 01, 2011, 01:08:13 PM
I just bought a great book between Christmas and New Year and found the inspiration to make this bracelet - it's for me, and although not perfect, I'm really pleased with it!

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5005/5311628733_224930b312.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/49485853@N03/5311628733/)
Toffee bracelet 003 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/49485853@N03/5311628733/) by Gaysie May Designs (http://www.flickr.com/people/49485853@N03/), on Flickr

The only components I haven't made are the shell and the bead caps on one of the beads.  I can't wait for the post to pick up again, I've just ordered a ton (slight exaggeration) of silver wire!


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Pat from Canvey on January 05, 2011, 09:42:46 AM
I saw a bit about micro macrame in a library book and decided to try a choker. Here's one using 1mm leather thong and using square knots.
(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1426/5604171/23586151/394421439.jpg) The bead is a reworking of a failed goddess. I cleaned out the bead release and remelted the glass, putting a little simple decoration on it. Mustn't waste glass you know. The bead is secured with some other square knots and the ends sealed with PVA glue.


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Magpie on January 06, 2011, 07:38:02 AM
So here's what she got..
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5089/5329486419_427d7d80fd_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenpetersbeads/5329486419/)
Bombay sapphire earrings (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenpetersbeads/5329486419/) by HelenPetersBeads (http://www.flickr.com/people/helenpetersbeads/), on Flickr
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5003/5329486415_b7b9a606ec_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenpetersbeads/5329486415/)
Bombay sapphire earrings (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenpetersbeads/5329486415/) by HelenPetersBeads (http://www.flickr.com/people/helenpetersbeads/), on Flickr
Don't look too closely at the second pair there's a really dodgy loop on one of them.


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: mizgeorge on January 06, 2011, 06:14:33 PM
It's not often I'd say I was pleased someone had broken a bead, but on this occasion I had to! Just finished for the lovely Sandy - not slumped, just set as is (it was a lovely clean break!).

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5048/5327822649_a5b0fde887.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5327822649/)
skring3 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5327822649/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5284/5327821587_db83d31acc.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5327821587/)
skring1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5327821587/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr



Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: helenfc on January 07, 2011, 08:42:04 AM
These are some of the pieces of jewellery I made for our college Christmas sale, some of them sold, the rest will be popping into my etsy shop on Monday! :) hope you like!

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5245/5333145674_25496a3c51.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenfchalmers/5333145674/)
008 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenfchalmers/5333145674/) by helenfchalmers (http://www.flickr.com/people/helenfchalmers/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5046/5332527905_6f792f0613.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenfchalmers/5332527905/)
007 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenfchalmers/5332527905/) by helenfchalmers (http://www.flickr.com/people/helenfchalmers/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5250/5332525781_b4baa9af20.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenfchalmers/5332525781/)
003 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenfchalmers/5332525781/) by helenfchalmers (http://www.flickr.com/people/helenfchalmers/), on Flickr

And my wee space in the cabinet!! Rubbish photo I know, but I'm proud of it! ;D

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5285/5332531875_3974213fc4.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenfchalmers/5332531875/)
014 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenfchalmers/5332531875/) by helenfchalmers (http://www.flickr.com/people/helenfchalmers/), on Flickr

Thanks for looking x


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: chipperpottery on January 08, 2011, 07:23:22 AM
Well after my awful day at the tourch yesterday, here is what I made this week.
Sangria and Triton swirls.
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5004/5335125761_4ec642db7e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/5335125761/)
P1000166 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/5335125761/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr

Picture not brilliant, I am getting used to a new camera.


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: jammie on January 08, 2011, 03:54:14 PM
My daughter made me this lovely bracelet in jens pind linkage for me for crimbo it was her first chainmaille. The bighole beads are some I have been collecting from folks on here.  :)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5249/5336878202_75bec38963.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22956353@N05/5336878202/)
DSC02005 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22956353@N05/5336878202/) by jeanie- Ceardannan Jewellery (http://www.flickr.com/people/22956353@N05/), on Flickr


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: mizgeorge on January 13, 2011, 07:21:34 PM
Some amazingly blue beads from Kay turned into a proper set (not something I do very often). I was going to add more bits, but they told me not to! I used some of my new capped headpins on the earrings, and I'm pleased with how they worked.

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5087/5350052627_048a13b35b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5350052627/)
kset1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5350052627/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

Also from Kay, this heart bead with feathered enamels is just delicious - and needed so little to finish it off

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5169/5353350124_75a31d8150.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5353350124/)
feathered heart fibula (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5353350124/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

And then I remembered this little guy from Les - I love playing with continuous wire as a change from fabricated frames, and this was what happened

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5169/5352740713_2d86489dc7.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5352740713/)
alienfibula (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5352740713/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

He has his more sensible side too

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5206/5353351366_83f911d4f8.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5353351366/)
notalienfibula (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5353351366/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

I'm back in love with making pins and things this year. I really should get round to listing some of them (hate that bit.....)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: ★★Terri★★ on January 16, 2011, 06:23:37 AM
I got this lovely Baby Bear bead from Pam (Maple Glass Beads) in the Floral Swap - and I've made it into a fibula for my mum.  She is bear mad.....and it's her birthday (well it was last wednesday.....and I've been a bad daughter and not gone to see her yet).  She will love this to bits......and forgive me!!!!

Thank you Pam for such a lovely bead.....and thank you Helen for sending it my way.

(http://i616.photobucket.com/albums/tt241/terrihickey/bearfibula1.jpg)

It's the first fibula that I have made that I am happy with and is not being taken apart and going in the scrap pot ;D


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: CarrieH on January 17, 2011, 09:43:20 AM
I finally made something to show off this Sublime bead:
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5083/5363304727_95de284731.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/5363304727/)
P170111_14.09 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/5363304727/) by CARRIE&CO (http://www.flickr.com/people/51975739@N05/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5205/5363303967_3efbea7572.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/5363303967/)
P170111_14.21 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/5363303967/) by CARRIE&CO (http://www.flickr.com/people/51975739@N05/), on Flickr

Love it!
Carrie x


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Dee Dee on January 18, 2011, 06:12:04 PM
I'm loving orange at the moment!

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5125/5367873923_575300bb6f.jpg)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5121/5367874215_8e15fb26fd.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: ScarletLeonard on January 20, 2011, 04:28:42 PM
Cause I think I have it...

Got rather bored making earwires and saw my thick wire sitting there looking lonely so I thought I would have a play and use some orphans in the process.
Only on silver plated but a play is a play and it was much more interesting than bend, loop, deburr.
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5208/5373169827_5d0b94515c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/scarletleonard/5373169827/)
Fibulas (http://www.flickr.com/photos/scarletleonard/5373169827/) by Scarlet Leonard (http://www.flickr.com/people/scarletleonard/), on Flickr

edited to put in a slightly larger pic


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: shaz on January 28, 2011, 08:17:19 AM
Not sure if this pic is too big, just got new laptop and cant get on flickr (wont let me sign in) so had to try photobucket
(http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s65/shaz52/018.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: The Tartan Trout on January 28, 2011, 08:42:47 AM
I have finally managed to put together some bits using my own beads. Another first, sorting out flicker and uploading onto here. Not fantastic...but certainly not sweetcorn :) ( hope this works)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5015/5395073469_e7c0e1dbde.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5395073469/)
P1289441 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5395073469/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4087/5395675852_082352b677.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5395675852/)
P1289473 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5395675852/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr



Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Pat from Canvey on January 30, 2011, 08:10:19 AM
A week or so I posted a picture of a guinevere knot done in leather cord. I've added green wine bottle beads and made it up into a necklace. The freehand heart at the bottom is also wine bottle.
(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1426/5604171/23586151/394893030.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: soulsilver on January 30, 2011, 02:44:48 PM

This is my contribution this week, this is a custom order that I managed to complete today :)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5011/5400596219_7ffc070600.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52232497@N02/5400596219/)
DSCF5234 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52232497@N02/5400596219/) by soulsilver1 (http://www.flickr.com/people/52232497@N02/), on Flickr
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5211/5400596691_d7d2b2b6d7.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52232497@N02/5400596691/)
DSCF5235 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52232497@N02/5400596691/) by soulsilver1 (http://www.flickr.com/people/52232497@N02/), on Flickr
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5214/5401197446_342c9ea7e9.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52232497@N02/5401197446/)
DSCF5237 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52232497@N02/5401197446/) by soulsilver1 (http://www.flickr.com/people/52232497@N02/), on Flickr


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Shirl on January 31, 2011, 06:39:34 AM
I thought I would show you my first bracelet that I made yesterday.

Its only silver plated wire that I got for practice, but I really enjoyed learning on this. I even made my own jump rings :o

I feel quite proud that I made everything on this bracelet, wirework, clasp and beads. (apart from the seed beads)

(http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m517/scottam/amberbracelet095.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: CarrieH on February 01, 2011, 07:51:04 AM
The necklace is made from my own beads to match a bracelet and earrings that have already gone to the same lady.   The crystal bracelets are the third and fourth that the customer has had for herself and as presents. The same lady has just ordered two Swarovski pendants and a couple of handknitted scarves as well.!

url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/5407605766/](http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5218/5407605766_f72fec3151.jpg)[/url]
P010211_12.35 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/5407605766/) by CARRIE&CO (http://www.flickr.com/people/51975739@N05/), on Flickr

Carrie x


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Shirl on February 01, 2011, 01:48:52 PM
I made this copper swirl bracelet as my second attempt at wire jewellery. This one is copper wire and my own beads.

I tried to make the clasp part of the design, and tried to texture the copper, but hadnt got the correct hammer so it looks a bit "bashed"  ;D ;D ;D

(http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m517/scottam/Copperswirl123.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Amber on February 01, 2011, 01:55:41 PM
I had the urge to make myself a pink necklace  :)

(http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u286/Spookyjewel/003-8.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: mizgeorge on February 05, 2011, 05:36:13 AM
I very rarely make anything for myself, but since all the ops on my face and neck I can't comfortably wear all my lovely dangly earrings any more, so I've been living in the same pair of little diamond studs for months now.

Not good enough, I thought, so I now have a pair of proper earrings set with some just delicious fused dichroic cabochons from the lovely and talented JulieHB. And I love 'em!

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5014/5417684277_d1345372bc.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5417684277/)
my earrings (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5417684277/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

Thank you so much Julie for the cabs - they're just perfect, and perhaps my favourite colour in the whole world ;D


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: cbeadies on February 05, 2011, 10:54:12 AM
I made this bracelet this afternoon with some of my heart decorated beads, fritties and sterling silver beads and heart toggle. I may send it to a friend who is currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer, I think she would like it. Thanks for looking!

(Struggled to get good photos, the light here is really bad today.)

(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF1487-1.jpg)(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF1476-1-1.jpg)



Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Lotti on February 07, 2011, 06:42:09 AM
It was Mum's 89th birthday in Jan and I couldn't decide what to make her, so took my stash of beads with me when I went to stay the night and she chose these.  The clasp isn't fab (one of those magnetic ones) but she has terrible arthritis and had specifically asked for this type of clasp. :)

(http://i702.photobucket.com/albums/ww22/northdevondumpling/Glass%20beads/IMG_0188cropped.jpg)

Dark Chocolate brown and (one of my favorites) apricot. :)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: shaz on February 08, 2011, 11:07:23 AM
Im pleased with this as they are the first beads made from DH glass that ive got decent colours from.

(http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s65/shaz52/new%20bracelets/015.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Nick on February 09, 2011, 08:42:06 PM
I was asked to produce a bracelet that had to be amber.

(http://i964.photobucket.com/albums/ae123/HotFlameDesign/DSC_6387.jpg)

This has been etched and will find out tomorrow if they like it.


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Veebee on February 11, 2011, 06:29:50 AM
With all the difficulties of the past few months my mojo went awol. OH bought me loads of semi precious / stone beads for christmas, bless, and madame mojo has revisited me over the last 2-3 weeks, so here are my latest necklaces! (I won't bore you with the matching bracelets and earrings  ;) )
(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/bust2c.jpg)  (http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/bust3c.jpg)  (http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/bust5c.jpg)  (http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/CoralComp.jpg)  (http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/NefertariComp.jpg)
All my own lampies, wirework etc. There is a bit of a coral theme (the big round orange ones) because the lady in the bead shop kinda challenged me to come up with ideas for them as she was stumped! Finally, no lampies, but more coral!
(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/CoralieComp.jpg)

Thanks for looking!


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Veebee on February 23, 2011, 10:28:00 AM
I was making this to sell, but when I saw it finished on the bust I decided I had to keep it  ;D
My lampie focal (from this weeks Gallery), stabilised chrysocolla, peridot and rose quartz chips, garnet rounds, freshwater pearls and seed beads. Sterling findings and one of Diane's gorgeous ribbons.

(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/rhuPeComp.jpg) (http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/rhuPe3comp.jpg) (http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/rhuPe2comp.jpg) (http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/rhuPe4comp.jpg)

It's really dull here today so the photos really don't do it justice  :(
Thanks for looking!


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: DeanWilson on February 23, 2011, 05:28:11 PM
Well first one that looks half like a commercial one :P ;D As opposed to my patented bung on the beads and knot method ;D ;D I know the photoshop is rubbish (just blurring and brightening yada yada yada) but couldn't be bothered getting out the graphics tablet!! :P

Didn't post this in the gallery because it's my first one :P A massive thanks to a special someone who wishes to remain nameless out of modesty for the greek ceramic spacers and cord- they're fantastic!!! ;D ;D

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5060/5471750401_35d152ff90.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5471750401/)
DSC00442 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5471750401/) by DeanWilson (http://www.flickr.com/people/deans_photography/), on Flickr
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5212/5471755057_32d65e912e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5471755057/)
DSC00444 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5471755057/) by DeanWilson (http://www.flickr.com/people/deans_photography/), on Flickr
and I slid them off the cord and just thought they looked cool :P
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5057/5471756937_3b3f4a7338.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5471756937/)
DSC00446 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5471756937/) by DeanWilson (http://www.flickr.com/people/deans_photography/), on Flickr

Dean ;D

ETA: Thanks Lesley for moving it!! ;D Never has any 'Finished Jewellery' to show before!! :P ;D x


Title: My...second bracelet!! (anyone noticing a pattern?)
Post by: DeanWilson on February 24, 2011, 05:16:03 PM
Okay okay I'll stop making topics and just post in the gallery :P

This is my last, I promise ;D

Made a bracelet there...and this time it's in the right place as it is actually finished :P Chuffed to bits as it actually looks like a proper bracelet- it has a catch and all- it stays on your wrist without a tight knot or cord dangling down round you- a Dean Wilson first!! :P ;D ;D

Frenchie mentioned wooden spacers...so I cut up a necklace I got from peacocks I think that was all tiny wooden beads and they look quite cool! :P ;D

Anyway here it is :P firstly without the catch..

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5178/5474926442_1e6d9952a7.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5474926442/)
DSC00450 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5474926442/) by DeanWilson (http://www.flickr.com/people/deans_photography/), on Flickr
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5018/5474924874_d5b1d24a65.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5474924874/)
DSC00447 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5474924874/) by DeanWilson (http://www.flickr.com/people/deans_photography/), on Flickr
and the catch :P
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5215/5474926708_30210e8cc8.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5474926708/)
DSC00451 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5474926708/) by DeanWilson (http://www.flickr.com/people/deans_photography/), on Flickr
the bead that's on the end of the bracelet in the last photo :P
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5300/5474327647_e36000fd20.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5474327647/)
DSC00458 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5474327647/) by DeanWilson (http://www.flickr.com/people/deans_photography/), on Flickr

and here's a way to use up my ivory spacers eh? and the wooden ebads look quite nice here :)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5214/5474922632_b9b5384770.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5474922632/)
DSC00456 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/deans_photography/5474922632/) by DeanWilson (http://www.flickr.com/people/deans_photography/), on Flickr

although there's one tiny problem...It's only about the size of a big keyring :P ;D ;D

The dark ivory is courtesy of the amazing Rachel, thank you so much! ;D I'm afraid I don't have any lovely DH beads to show as whilst trying to strike (damn impossible on a hot head! :P can't get it white hot, just orangy :P) they cracked! Anyway onwards and sideways will have another go tomorrow ;D

Dean ;D x


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Blue Kiln Beads on March 02, 2011, 01:33:15 PM
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5016/5481043625_5d91c9cbfc.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5481043625/)
Carnival Daisy (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5481043625/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr


(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5171/5492470058_4bd832730b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5492470058/)
Sunny Flower Set (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5492470058/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr

 :)

I have used some of Diane's hand dyed silk ribbon on this  ;)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: The Tartan Trout on March 03, 2011, 11:23:17 AM
They are definetly getting better, and even I would wear these and I am unbelievably fussy  ;D
Recognise the ribbon? :P

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5137/5494764938_0661aaaee2.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5494764938/)
P3039715 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5494764938/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5019/5494166367_4a52b688a7.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5494166367/)
P3039698 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5494166367/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: SallyB on March 06, 2011, 04:00:19 PM
Hello Everyone

I made these earrings a little while ago and really love them.
(http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee34/SallyB_photo/15f233fa.jpg)

I've become a really big fan of Bones and wanted to make some I could imagine Brennan wearing.

Sally
xxx


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Pam on March 07, 2011, 11:15:30 AM
I had the most wonderful day with our lovely George (Harper East-Mizgeorge) learning to bezel cabs. Here are the two pieces I made which I am so proud of THANK YOU GEORGE XXXxxxxx
The ring cab is one from the talented Julie HB, the dichroic cab is one of my own.
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5174/5505740147_fcfaf4a87a_m.jpg)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5179/5506336962_9c8f8d3704_m.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Shirl on March 09, 2011, 03:18:04 PM
Antique silver bracelet....the glass colour I mean, not the silver work ;)

I made this last night and am getting better with the wire work I think.

(http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m517/scottam/lAntiqueclearansilver201.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Lush! on March 13, 2011, 09:22:35 AM
I was invited to participate in an exhibition taking place at Broadfield House Glass Museum, from 12 March to 4 September, entitled "Beside the Seaside" (eeeeeek, so exciting!! ;D)

Apologies if you've already seen the pics on Flickr, but here's a selection of my jewellery and buttons that they will be displaying.

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5254/5520098397_c2cabefac4.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5520098397/)
Cornish Coast bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5520098397/) by LushLampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/lushlampwork/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5217/5520092653_9435475d72.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5520092653/)
Mediterranean Beach heart necklace (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5520092653/) by LushLampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/lushlampwork/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5171/5520681794_dbe90fd6b9.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5520681794/)
Mediterranean Beach rockpool buttons (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5520681794/) by LushLampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/lushlampwork/), on Flickr

The museum is in Kingswinford, just off the same main road in Stourbridge that links the Bonded Warehouse, Ruskin Centre, Plowden & Thompson and the Red House Cone.


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Frenchie on March 14, 2011, 12:52:40 AM
Hello...These are my first ever photos on here, please be gentle..... ;D

First is a copper bracelet  - I'm a silver girl really but thought I would give it a go.  The necklace is a chunky little number...(maybe too chunky?) threaded with some greek ceramic beads.


(http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af313/alicekatycoleman/Jewellery%20March%202011/SAM_0395.jpg)(http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af313/alicekatycoleman/Jewellery%20March%202011/SAM_0382.jpg)



Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Blue Kiln Beads on March 14, 2011, 08:28:11 AM
You might recognise the beads from last week's gallery.  Here is a pair of earrings and a necklace, I hope she likes it.... 

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5297/5526154434_b141dd2a9c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5526154434/)
Leaf Green Commission 014 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5526154434/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5256/5526154332_5a97622428.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5526154332/)
Leaf Green Commission 007 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5526154332/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr

Yvette x


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: flowerjasper on March 15, 2011, 04:12:59 AM
my dad asked my to make my cousin a stretchy bracelet for her birthday, she chose the colours from a bracelet i was wearing, gellys sty, ivory and i think avacado, sis, kaz`s murrini ( which i think looks fantastic)
then etched ( yes it is tiny.. she has skinny wrists  ;))
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/storm015.jpg)
sandy


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Dee Dee on March 17, 2011, 03:56:10 AM
Our lovely Kaz asked me to make something for her best buddy here in Oz for her 50th (I do hope she doesn't look through the forum!).

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5011/5533711390_a8a7429f17.jpg)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5013/5533710916_96864e59e8.jpg)

I hope she likes them!

They have one of Diane's beautiful silk strings which matches perfectly (thank you Diane!).

Steph x




Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Dee Dee on March 18, 2011, 08:53:36 PM
Not sure if I posted the last one, but this is my latest attempt at Viking Knit - really pleased with it!

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5140/5538666738_3372969490.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Shirl on March 21, 2011, 12:11:29 PM
I made another bracelet with my gorgeous new opal rose glass, with a bit of R. mystic biege to decorate. I am loving this colour :)

I made simple beads in different shapes to show off the colour to try out the new glass, and loved the colour so much I ended up using some real pearls and making a bracelet.

It is my first attempt at a threaded wire bracelet.

(http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m517/scottam/lPinkandpearl247.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Shirl on March 23, 2011, 04:32:35 PM
I made another bracelet, I think I am liking this wire bending lark :D

(http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m517/scottam/lbubbles265.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: The Tartan Trout on March 24, 2011, 06:44:19 AM
Not so secretly pleased with this one :D :D. Terra 2 encased nuggets. I know it should go for sale but I have accidently made it to fit me perfectly  ;D ;D ;D

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5021/5555633192_d549e7964e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5555633192/)
P3249967 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5555633192/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Shirl on March 25, 2011, 05:51:22 AM
I have made a large BHB 3cm long and threaded it onto a leather lariat with silver ends. The bead can be removed and threaded onto silk or chain, whatever she likes (she is a Trollbead fan).

The lariat is 1 metre long and can be worn as a long necklace, doubled up as a short one or wound round the wrist and tied as a bracelet. She could add some of her silver charms if she wants to as well.

The photo is a bit dark, sorry, and it does not show up the DH Triton twistie on the bead. I made some earings to match.

I hope she likes it  :)



(http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m517/scottam/lpresentforMum289.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Shirl on March 25, 2011, 10:09:09 AM
Here is a copper bangle made with my lampies and inspiration from the book "Bead on a wire"

I loved making this :)

I would like to say a big "Thank you" to mizgeorge who helped me with my problem with tarnish resisting copper wire, and the Los.

(http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m517/scottam/copperbangle299.jpg)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Veebee on March 25, 2011, 12:27:57 PM
This one will be winging it's way to Emma for the Flame Off auction, hope someone bids for it lol!
My lampies, seed beads, sterling and a little blue/green freshwater pearl:

(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/TidalNeckComp.jpg) (http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/TidalNeck2comp.jpg)

It's really dull now, these are the beads in the sunshine!

(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/beads%202011/tidalComp.jpg)

Thanks for looking  :)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: mizgeorge on March 26, 2011, 07:06:04 AM
A double sided cabochon pendant :)

Amazing cabs by the lovely Julie HB. And it's now round my neck!!

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5099/5560090766_be714c9be6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5560090766/)
DSC01797 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5560090766/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5101/5559513507_2f0db757a4.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5559513507/)
DSC01798 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5559513507/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Blue Kiln Beads on March 28, 2011, 09:03:52 AM
A little while I posted a picture of some beads I made to match an outfit I bought.  Well I finally managed to get a necklace, earrings and bracelet made

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5255/5567417615_476668e061.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5567417615/)
Coordinating Necklace (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5567417615/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr


(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5297/5567417355_287199cc5a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5567417355/)
Coordinating Beau Bangle II (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5567417355/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5091/5567417191_524213ace4.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5567417191/)
Coordinating Earrings (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5567417191/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr

I'm really pleased with the earrings, it is my first attempt at making my own ear wires.  :)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: CarrieH on March 28, 2011, 02:45:00 PM
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5299/5568957144_a728a9edb5.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/5568957144/)
003 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/5568957144/) by CARRIE&CO (http://www.flickr.com/people/51975739@N05/), on Flickr

Carrie x


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: kathsd on March 29, 2011, 04:37:01 PM
(http://i1047.photobucket.com/albums/b480/kathsd/IMG_0693.jpg)

I made these for a colleage at work, as a present for his wife, now she's not known for her over reaction but apparently said "they'll do" and hasn't taken them off since!!

the worst bit was drilling a hole in the silver at the top for a jump ring, tense moment there!
I think I'm going to have to make some for me to keep, but with brighter coloured beads.

kath


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q1 2011
Post by: Blue Kiln Beads on March 30, 2011, 07:43:03 AM
I had a table at a pamper evening the other night.  I was approached by a male fellow stallholder (a hypnotist) for a bangle.  So I have come up with this

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5055/5568002716_3c3287a05e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5568002716/)
Beau Bangle Man (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5568002716/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5228/5567417751_5c6112dab5.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5567417751/)
Beau Bangle Man II (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5567417751/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr

I would appreciate any feedback from any chaps out there.......

I used murrini and twisties from Jolene  ;)


Title: Finished Jewellery Q2 2011
Post by: cbeadies on April 04, 2011, 11:59:03 AM
I've been making bracelets this weekend - the colourful dotty one is a belated birthday present for my niece.

(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF1558-1-1.jpg)
(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF1561-1.jpg)
(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF1550-1.jpg)

thanks for looking!


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q2 2011
Post by: flowerjasper on April 10, 2011, 03:49:31 PM
kate ( sublime beads) has a tutorial on her site for supernova beads,
i used kalypso instead of ekho ( the combinations of base /reducing glass are vast)
the colours are lovely so a big thank you to kate for the tutorial  ;D
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/margaret004.jpg)
and a bead close up.
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/margaret006.jpg)
sandy


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q2 2011
Post by: Kalorlo on April 14, 2011, 08:20:49 AM
I had the beads all ready in time, but was frantically putting them together very late on the Wednesday night, so I stayed with very simple! (I was out of hammered rings, too, else I'd have attached the focal to one). I'll probably remake it a little... eventually... to add more silver and a clasp rather than just tying it. But I'm wearing it this week too because I really like it  :D

I've included the beads on their own too, because there were less reflections at that angle. The murrini were from Kaz's broken biskwits selection  :)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5069/5617233845_037be391bd.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalorlo/5617233845/) (http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5106/5617233675_e5f2a9d2e4_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalorlo/5617233675/)


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q2 2011
Post by: Kaz on April 18, 2011, 11:45:20 AM
The brief
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5263/5631148977_1cbbc334d8.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cheekycherubdesigns/5631148977/)
Tina's outfit (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cheekycherubdesigns/5631148977/) by Kaz ~ CheekyCherubDesigns (http://www.flickr.com/people/cheekycherubdesigns/), on Flickr
The finished earrings
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5184/5631148799_023ebd4e03.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cheekycherubdesigns/5631148799/)
Custom earrings for Tina (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cheekycherubdesigns/5631148799/) by Kaz ~ CheekyCherubDesigns (http://www.flickr.com/people/cheekycherubdesigns/), on Flickr
I hope she likes them!
Kazx


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q2 2011
Post by: CindiDee on April 19, 2011, 11:54:44 AM
I'm not often brave enough to post any pictures on here but I recently completed a short study evening class in Foundation Silversmithing and wanted to show you my final pieces. I have signed up for the Intermediate course next year and want to be sure I'm not wasting my time and money! I know there are some seriously talented silversmiths on the forum so all feedback, good or bad, would be much appreciated as I don't have anyone other than hubby as a sounding board and he's understandably biased  ;D ;D

Sorry for the blurry first photo (and the hog!!)

(http://i1190.photobucket.com/albums/z455/cindidee/IMG_5063-1.jpg)(http://i1190.photobucket.com/albums/z455/cindidee/IMG_5058.jpg)(http://i1190.photobucket.com/albums/z455/cindidee/IMG_5059.jpg)
(http://i1190.photobucket.com/albums/z455/cindidee/IMG_5045.jpg)(http://i1190.photobucket.com/albums/z455/cindidee/IMG_5049.jpg)(http://i1190.photobucket.com/albums/z455/cindidee/IMG_5052.jpg)

Thanks
Cindy
x



Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q2 2011
Post by: Jessamine on April 22, 2011, 11:48:23 AM
I've never posted any pictures of my jewellery here before because I always feel like a bit of a fraud seeing as I don't make my own beads, but these bits are some of my first hallmarked pieces and I'm quite pleased with them, and I thought I'd be brave and share  :D

Necklace
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5022/5643673234_0a80f56fcb.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessaminedesigns/5643673234/)
Lilac 1 copy (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessaminedesigns/5643673234/) by Jessamine Designs (http://www.flickr.com/people/jessaminedesigns/), on Flickr
Gorgeous beads by Isabelle Anderson & sterling & hilltribe silver.

Another necklace
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5010/5643116159_0bb1778a77.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessaminedesigns/5643116159/)
Touch of Magic 2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessaminedesigns/5643116159/) by Jessamine Designs (http://www.flickr.com/people/jessaminedesigns/), on Flickr
Beads by Clare Scott. I love the way these beads change colour in the light, just magical. Teamed with sterling & hilltribe silver.

And finally a bracelet
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5043/5643130751_74cc371d1e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessaminedesigns/5643130751/)
un-named purple 2 copy (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessaminedesigns/5643130751/) by Jessamine Designs (http://www.flickr.com/people/jessaminedesigns/), on Flickr
More of Izzy's wonderful beads teamed with silver. I'm a bit in love with this, but purposefully made it too big for my little wrists to try and stop myself from keeping it lol  :D

There are more piccies of each piece on my flickr if anyone is interested, hope you guys don't mind me posting even though the beads aren't my own  :-[


Title: Mine :)
Post by: The Tartan Trout on April 24, 2011, 07:13:49 AM
Recognise the silver tags? Beads by me :)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5067/5649360824_e5fc75c44f.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5649360824/)
P4240386 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5649360824/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr


Title: Re: Finished Jewellery Q2 2011
Post by: cbeadies on April 24, 2011, 12:11:25 PM
I've been making a couple of summery necklaces using coloured cord, my first attempts at micro-macrame.
thanks for looking!

Jill  :)

(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF1658-1.jpg)(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF1660-1.jpg)

(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF1666-1.jpg)(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF1662-1.jpg)


Title: 'Special'
Post by: The Tartan Trout on April 27, 2011, 06:10:42 AM
We all have in jokes with  friends. No idea how this one started, but the phrase 'your special...yes short bus special' is used between Kathy and I. It is not meant to be offensive in anyway to anybody. I asked Di if she could come up with something on a tag that I could make into a keyring/bag charm as a present. Unfortunately I made thee most pretty of frit nuggets and every blinking one was cracked!!! So last minute was use what I had lying around. She was happy :)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5308/5660942656_ae2b137b0e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5660942656/)
P4270398 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5660942656/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5268/5660374841_8f86c26ff5.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5660374841/)
P4270399 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5660374841/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr


Title: New from me :)
Post by: Louise Menzies on April 27, 2011, 04:56:47 PM
Been making a few peices lately :)

Here is the start of our new Vintage Range..
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5307/5662512470_13b5e18cf0_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/justdesirejewellery/5662512470/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/justdesirejewellery/5662512470/) by Just Desire Jewellery (http://www.flickr.com/people/justdesirejewellery/), on Flickr

And a few others ....

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5305/5662512884_422da87cff_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/justdesirejewellery/5662512884/)
IMAG0088 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/justdesirejewellery/5662512884/) by Just Desire Jewellery (http://www.flickr.com/people/justdesirejewellery/), on Flickr
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5268/5661948691_62bf147267_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/justdesirejewellery/5661948691/)
N173a (http://www.flickr.com/photos/justdesirejewellery/5661948691/) by Just Desire Jewellery (http://www.flickr.com/people/justdesirejewellery/), on Flickr
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5144/5662519786_46dfe77d69_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/justdesirejewellery/5662519786/)
IMAG0077 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/justdesirejewellery/5662519786/) by Just Desire Jewellery (http://www.flickr.com/people/justdesirejewellery/), on Flickr
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5023/5662518502_4c0a0c381c_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/justdesirejewellery/5662518502/)
IMAG0068 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/justdesirejewellery/5662518502/) by Just Desire Jewellery (http://www.flickr.com/people/justdesirejewellery/), on Flickr

Sorry for the HOG

Louise x


Title: New necklace :-)
Post by: Veebee on April 28, 2011, 12:25:16 PM
After a hectic couple of weeks, I finally made a new necklace  ;D

My lampies, rose quartz, tourmalinated quartz, mooakite, sterling silver, silvered ceramic spacers and swarovski dangles:
(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/sedona4comp.jpg) (http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/sedona2comp.jpg) (http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/sedona1comp.jpg)

Thanks for looking!


Title: Button Chokers
Post by: Lush! on April 29, 2011, 09:07:00 AM
Another use for buttons!

A simple leather choker with a (not so simple!) shank button

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5265/5666652030_b8b2fbd647.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5666652030/)
Sea Breeze button choker (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5666652030/) by LushLampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/lushlampwork/), on Flickr

I've made a few to match ring toppers.

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5184/5666686574_c3580a103c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5666686574/)
Matching ring top and choker (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5666686574/) by LushLampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/lushlampwork/), on Flickr

The only trouble with selling chokers though is that they really do need to be the right length and everybody's neck is different so I'm thinking that the buyer can finish their own off by cutting to length and crimping the second end on - I *think* everybody could manage that!  ???


Title: Fritty bracelet
Post by: Shirl on May 02, 2011, 03:04:00 PM
I made a few bracelets over the weekend, here is one of them :)

(http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m517/scottam/lightbox462.jpg)


Title: Inspired by Redkite
Post by: Shirl on May 03, 2011, 07:38:14 PM
I am loving the raspberry and lime colourway that seems to be popular right now, and here is a bracelet I made up at the weekend.

I tried to make it fun and summery.

(http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m517/scottam/braceletspinkandlime001.jpg)


Title: last minute commission
Post by: flowerjasper on May 10, 2011, 03:11:38 AM
 my neighbour called round on sunday, could i make a 50th birthday gift,
a necklace, bracelet and earrings..... she didnt know what colours, style etc, dont you just love it  ::)
she saw these beads waiting to go in the kiln, so these were made last night,
oooohhh and she needs them for tomorrow!
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/julie001.jpg)
a choice of two necklaces
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/julie005.jpg)
or
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/julie004.jpg)

sandy x


Title: My first ever production!!!!!
Post by: lyzzydee on May 10, 2011, 03:28:55 AM
This is the first piece of jewelery that I have made myself using my own fully cooked in my new kiln beads!! I hope you like it, some of the beads are still a bit 'rustic'  (wonky) but I love it and I have had loads of comments at work about it (in a nice way!!!)

(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-_GZ0bcrsLnw/Tcax7E3wtUI/AAAAAAAAD0c/lqzjyf0QDGY/s400/IMG_0501edit.jpg)


Title: Quick 'n Easy Projects.
Post by: Diane on May 10, 2011, 05:43:03 AM
I don't post much jewellery - because I don't make much - but I just decided this morning to make a couple of quick 'n easy bracelets using some silk strings and some buttons - using Julie's lovely little brass press and tute. Here are the results:

With this one I was trying to incorporate a textile element - these little frayed out tufts remind me of the little tassles on Asian costumes!

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2556/5706062021_06b22491a6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/sowzere/5706062021/)
whiteshells2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/sowzere/5706062021/) by SowZerE (http://www.flickr.com/people/sowzere/), on Flickr
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3059/5706062245_a25cb222f2.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/sowzere/5706062245/)
whiteshells1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/sowzere/5706062245/) by SowZerE (http://www.flickr.com/people/sowzere/), on Flickr
And a turquoise nautical theme:

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3441/5706627312_f8cde0da50.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/sowzere/5706627312/)
turquoise bracelet1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/sowzere/5706627312/) by SowZerE (http://www.flickr.com/people/sowzere/), on Flickr


(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2027/5706627392_f05b6cb3cb.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/sowzere/5706627392/)
turquoise bracelet2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/sowzere/5706627392/) by SowZerE (http://www.flickr.com/people/sowzere/), on Flickr

Diane x


Title: Button
Post by: Passionatelamper on May 10, 2011, 04:25:35 PM
Helen G Made this button for me for the lampwork day I had here at home in Exeter.
I was so thrilled and I couldn't decide what to do with it.
I finally decided on wrapping it with Copper wire with a Swarovski Bi Cone on the top.
It was the first time I have made a ring by this method I enjoyed it albeit it has some flaws but
will practice till I get it better.
I thought you might like to see Helen's gorgeous bead and what I did with it.
Bye for now :)  :-* xx
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2227/5706891474_b6e845c646.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vonniet/5706891474/)
helensbead2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vonniet/5706891474/) by vonnie.t (http://www.flickr.com/people/vonniet/), on Flickr
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2648/5706325829_c20330d6b9.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vonniet/5706325829/)
helensbead (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vonniet/5706325829/) by vonnie.t (http://www.flickr.com/people/vonniet/), on Flickr


Title: Sunshine
Post by: GaysieMay on May 12, 2011, 12:13:34 PM
I received one of Di's beautiful clasps yesterday and had just the beads in mind to go with it!

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2426/5713508594_a87aa49ae5.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/5713508594/)
sunshine bracelet 009 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/5713508594/) by GaysieMay (http://www.flickr.com/people/gaysie_may_designs/), on Flickr

I've also used some of Dragonfly Lynns little silver kisses.  Sorry if you've seen it elsewhere, but I'm as pleased as punch with it.


Title: Lampwork for a change
Post by: Hazer on May 13, 2011, 11:48:42 AM
First piece of lampwork jewellery in a while...beads by June of Beaujolais Beads


(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2174/5715668419_d613fdc194_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/continuumdesigns/5715668419/)
Lampwork bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/continuumdesigns/5715668419/) by Continuum Designs (http://www.flickr.com/people/continuumdesigns/), on Flickr

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2500/5715668407_210d8d9002_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/continuumdesigns/5715668407/)
Diamond Links (http://www.flickr.com/photos/continuumdesigns/5715668407/) by Continuum Designs (http://www.flickr.com/people/continuumdesigns/), on Flickr


It was a variation of the bracelet in the latest Beads & Beyond, but more gothic :D


Title: Remember The Borrowers?
Post by: Lush! on May 16, 2011, 05:01:31 PM
I made some bobbin-shaped beads which reminded me of my favourite children's stories.

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5212/5727859194_f3640e7278.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5727859194/)
Borrowers and Beans (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5727859194/) by LushLampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/lushlampwork/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5170/5727303255_728fd1bc94.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5727303255/)
Borrowers and Beans (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5727303255/) by LushLampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/lushlampwork/), on Flickr

With a button fastening of course  ;)


Title: Preston Pinks
Post by: Krysia@No98 on May 19, 2011, 04:59:08 PM

This is the finished necklace that I have made for my Mum's school.  It will be going into a raffle.

(http://i713.photobucket.com/albums/ww140/_Krysia_/Finished%20Pieces/P1020689.jpg)


Title: Purple Power!
Post by: GaysieMay on May 20, 2011, 06:41:57 AM
I love playing with transparents over clear at the moment, just love the shine!  I'm still addicted to my new crystal press too.  So here is another (can see a pattern developing) of my chunky bracelets.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3355/5739671250_4a49ce8930.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/5739671250/)
purple bracelet 011 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/5739671250/) by GaysieMay (http://www.flickr.com/people/gaysie_may_designs/), on Flickr

The clasps is one of George's - lovely!


Title: French Mother's Day
Post by: MyPrecious on May 20, 2011, 05:09:07 PM
Mother's Day is next Sunday (May 29th) in France!

Here is what I made my mum :

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3420/5740615299_ac5ff9ed03.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/5740615299/)
French Mother's Day present (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/5740615299/) by Kathryn Greer (http://www.flickr.com/people/kathryngreer/), on Flickr
It's all sterling or pure silver (depending on what beads you're looking at ;D), freshwater pearls, glass seed beads and my lampwork beads.
Hope she likes it!


Title: Heart of Stone
Post by: sparrow on May 21, 2011, 12:41:08 PM
I do like making the vintage hearts for ring tops and quotes and such, but finally found a style of heart I think I'll never get bored with, so I made a full range, lol!

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3218/5742963001_d22febe916.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/thesparrowinflight/5742963001/)
Heart of Stone - new jewellery range (http://www.flickr.com/photos/thesparrowinflight/5742963001/) by Sabine Little (http://www.flickr.com/people/thesparrowinflight/), on Flickr


Title: Remember those wonky beadshaper beads.........
Post by: Veebee on May 23, 2011, 10:58:49 AM
.....?

Well, I like them even if they are wonky, so I made this set for me  ;D

(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/seafoamSetComp.jpg)(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/seafoamNeckComp.jpg)(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/seafoamEcomp.jpg)(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/seafoamBcomp.jpg)(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/seafoamB2comp.jpg)

Thanks for looking!


Title: Mine!
Post by: Amber on May 24, 2011, 09:08:52 AM
My lampwork beads (which I've been making for weeks... ;D), aquamarine and fluorite.

                                   (http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u286/Spookyjewel/010-2.jpg)


Title: Same frit 3 different ways
Post by: The Tartan Trout on May 24, 2011, 11:29:18 AM
Same Frit, 3 different ways

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5024/5754732439_8d4433cf23.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5754732439/)
P5240593 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5754732439/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3269/5754720623_6cb0301217.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5754720623/)
P5240579 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5754720623/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5190/5754729771_34a5d1237d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5754729771/)
P5240613 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5754729771/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr


Title: Bottle Glass Necklace
Post by: Pat from Canvey on May 31, 2011, 03:56:56 AM
I made the beads some time ago and was wondering how to finish it off. After seeing the section on Button and Braid Knots in the library book Compendium of Celtic Crafts, I decided to include some in the necklace.
(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1426/5604171/12685369/397023329.jpg) The button knots are used as spacers while the toggle clasp has two sliding button knots so that the length of the necklace can be changed to suit. Heres a close up of the central slightly larger bead,
(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1426/5604171/12685369/397023337.jpg) Now to try a braid knot necklace with some Harveys Bristol Cream beads.


Title: Definetly a summer one
Post by: The Tartan Trout on June 01, 2011, 11:28:43 AM
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2792/5786932326_5d033ff447.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5786932326/)
P6010760 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5786932326/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr


Title: Jewellery for Children
Post by: Blue Kiln Beads on June 05, 2011, 12:13:54 PM
I am STILL waiting for my oxycon to be repaired so I have been reduced to rummaging in my bead stash and I came up with these dead simple bracelets that I think will make nice pressies for girls.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3340/5800083849_6ab92a64a2.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5800083849/)
Red and Pink (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5800083849/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3179/5800083583_2a23b63c8a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5800083583/)
Flower Garden (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5800083583/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2273/5800636466_e0a582f2a6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5800636466/)
Chocolate Daisy (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5800636466/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3064/5800636274_7cf5639052.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5800636274/)
Pink (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5800636274/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2642/5800083013_33f3e61473.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5800083013/)
Sky Blue Daisy (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5800083013/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr


Title: Riveting rings
Post by: mizgeorge on June 07, 2011, 04:33:16 AM
Love doing these little adjustable rings that let the beads move - horribly twiddlable but fun to wear :)

One with a gorgeous glassy gem from Manda

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3183/5807245905_8d65f79536.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5807245905/)
Riveted ring (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5807245905/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

And a Jumping Jack from Julie (I'm wearing this one now!)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5280/5807813670_1cebf77395.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5807813670/)
jumping jack ring (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5807813670/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr


Title: Mum's other birthday pressie
Post by: Krysia@No98 on June 07, 2011, 03:14:32 PM

I have to say I am really, really chuffed with this one.  I made it to go with the scarf that I bought for me and then she saw it and decided she wanted one too, so this is the scarf I got her.

(http://i713.photobucket.com/albums/ww140/_Krysia_/Finished%20Pieces/P1020699.jpg)

(I was kinda hoping she might not want it, but she does.   ::)  )


Title: Made with VeeBee's freebee
Post by: Shirl on June 08, 2011, 08:28:51 AM
I made this bracelet with the givaway Bora bora frit, kindly donated by VeeBee.

Thank you  ;D

(http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m517/scottam/braceletsfrit134.jpg)


Title: New project
Post by: Edi (Edith) on June 09, 2011, 04:04:49 PM
Just a couple of different things I have tried ,silk scarve material with lampwork beads. The fasteners are slide type and push in the square one I bought years ago from a junk shop I think I bought 3


(http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/zz103/edith_stokes/beads104.jpg)

(http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/zz103/edith_stokes/beads100.jpg)

Edi


Title: Poppies pendant
Post by: cbeadies on June 12, 2011, 11:23:36 AM
I did put this bead on the Val Cox frit thread this morning...but I'm so pleased with the simple pendant I have just made, that I thought I'd show it again.  ;D  ;D
 Thanks for looking!

(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF1821-1.jpg)(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF1824-1-1.jpg)


Title: oops...it fell on my wrist ;)
Post by: The Tartan Trout on June 14, 2011, 03:51:21 AM
I love Di's clasp with this. The beads are slightly bigger than I normally do. It has accidently fallen onto my wrist and can't be removed ;)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3198/5832020828_f7017b68e8.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5832020828/)
P6140927 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5832020828/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5279/5832021956_294e8d636e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5832021956/)
P6140923 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/5832021956/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr


Title: I managed to get a little lamp time last weekend
Post by: Gordon on June 14, 2011, 11:29:21 AM
And I managed to come up with this

(http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm295/Gordon031054/13062011162.jpg)

Hope you like them


Title: posh school summer fayre..
Post by: flowerjasper on June 14, 2011, 12:03:06 PM
Nothing like leaving it to the last minute  ::)
but my jewellery making mojo went off with the hump some time ago,
but I think its back now, hope it stays around long enough to finish enough for saturdays posh school fayre!
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/stnics008.jpg)
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/stnics002.jpg)
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/stnics003.jpg)
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/stnics006.jpg)
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/stnics004.jpg)

one for me,
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/stnics007.jpg)
and one of my dogs in the daisies  ;)
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/new.jpg)

sorry for the hog!
sandy


Title: No new beads but I've found a use for my my stash of orphans!
Post by: dinah46 on June 15, 2011, 06:31:16 AM
I'm in a mad panic to make things for the weekend at Art and Garden in Samlesbury so I've had a rummage through my beads :D
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3508/5835834762_96e23ba1c6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dilunah/5835834762/)
After patinating (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dilunah/5835834762/) by dilunah (http://www.flickr.com/people/dilunah/), on Flickr
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3562/5835828658_50cfcb5730_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dilunah/5835828658/)
Brocade Fibula (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dilunah/5835828658/) by dilunah (http://www.flickr.com/people/dilunah/), on Flickr
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3156/5835827550_1647521fd7_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dilunah/5835827550/)
Organic Black and White Fibula (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dilunah/5835827550/) by dilunah (http://www.flickr.com/people/dilunah/), on Flickr
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3137/5835828370_4ea58eee26_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dilunah/5835828370/)
Caramel Fibula (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dilunah/5835828370/) by dilunah (http://www.flickr.com/people/dilunah/), on Flickr
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3590/5835827980_40c1ecb638_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dilunah/5835827980/)
Moonscape Fibula (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dilunah/5835827980/) by dilunah (http://www.flickr.com/people/dilunah/), on Flickr

scuse the hog :)

I'm thinking it's probably the wrong time of year for fibulas but maybe people start christmas shopping early ??? ;D


Title: Thought I'd share....
Post by: Magpie on June 18, 2011, 11:26:17 AM
It's my niece's 21st bithday today (happy birthday Denise) and we're partying the night away. I'm please with these so I thought I'd share what I'm wearing tonight. They were glass rods yeaterday morning, annealled last night and made up today....
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3420/5845050941_3e74c08eb9_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenpetersbeads/5845050941/)
What I'm wearing tonight! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenpetersbeads/5845050941/) by HelenPetersBeads (http://www.flickr.com/people/helenpetersbeads/), on Flickr

And close ups.....
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3485/5845603610_bfcb9d0696_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenpetersbeads/5845603610/)
My pendant (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenpetersbeads/5845603610/) by HelenPetersBeads (http://www.flickr.com/people/helenpetersbeads/), on Flickr
Forgive the dodgy stringer, I'm just pleased I got it totally right 2 out of 4 times.  ;D

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3663/5845051923_4ba423bc58_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenpetersbeads/5845051923/)(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3184/5845052397_ff9eecacb5_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenpetersbeads/5845052397/)
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3526/5845052709_b6de7232e5_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenpetersbeads/5845052709/)
My bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helenpetersbeads/5845052709/) by HelenPetersBeads (http://www.flickr.com/people/helenpetersbeads/), on Flickr


Title: Mexican Day of the Dead Bracelet.
Post by: Josephine on June 22, 2011, 09:28:47 AM
Phoebe and my daughter in law are both interested in the Mexican Day of the Dead festival so I made them both bracelets for their birthdays. I had a few skull and skeleton charms left so I've made another to try on Etsy.
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3177/5859554765_a085a51f2a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/29161864@N08/5859554765/)
Dia de los Muertos Bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/29161864@N08/5859554765/) by Josephine Wadman (http://www.flickr.com/people/29161864@N08/), on Flickr

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5079/5860108972_5278819ba2.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/29161864@N08/5860108972/)
Dia de los muertos bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/29161864@N08/5860108972/) by Josephine Wadman (http://www.flickr.com/people/29161864@N08/), on Flickr

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3224/5859554513_c352c0b430.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/29161864@N08/5859554513/)
Dia de los Muertos bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/29161864@N08/5859554513/) by Josephine Wadman (http://www.flickr.com/people/29161864@N08/), on Flickr


Title: remember me whinging about my rolling mill not turning up?
Post by: turnedlight on June 23, 2011, 04:30:11 AM
Well, I have it, I have had a few plays and I just wish I could buy unlimited silver! I have got copper sheet but I just leapt in with the silver, too excited  ;D

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2719/5860166823_6e2a88249e_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/53211004@N00/5860166823/)
fish pendant (http://www.flickr.com/photos/53211004@N00/5860166823/) by turnedlight (http://www.flickr.com/people/53211004@N00/), on Flickr(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3037/5857051006_fe699a42f3_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/53211004@N00/5857051006/)
experiments (http://www.flickr.com/photos/53211004@N00/5857051006/) by turnedlight (http://www.flickr.com/people/53211004@N00/), on Flickr

now I just need some tips on photographing silver - I do have a light tent but then it all gets sort of washed out and you cant see detail, also I always do a white balance but as you can see, it hasn't helped.. maybe I should use a dark background?


Title: more rings
Post by: mizgeorge on June 24, 2011, 06:38:29 AM
but a little different from the usual cabs. Both by the awesome Julie HB.

I have to admit to being slightly smitten with the faux turquoise :)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5235/5865721781_e34e8ebba8.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5865721781/)
commissioned rings (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5865721781/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr


Title: Flower Fresh
Post by: LampyLou on June 27, 2011, 07:43:00 AM
I just had to share, this is what I made (for myself!) to wear to a party on Saturday.  Rings thanks to George, beads are mine.  I know it's not perfect, but I think it looks good enough.  It was a group of people who don't know what I do now so I wanted to show off, and this is long and showy!

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5039/5876847690_6041e6caf9.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64391263@N02/5876847690/)
002 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64391263@N02/5876847690/) by Skarda Glass (http://www.flickr.com/people/64391263@N02/)

Julia x


Title: My preciouse
Post by: Edi (Edith) on June 29, 2011, 05:39:25 AM
This is something that went totally wrong but I love it and it looks great on one of Diane's black ribbons. My OH keeps laughing at me because I keep picking it up and saying "I do like it its mine".

(http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/zz103/edith_stokes/meandmine007.jpg)



Edi



Title: colour wheel ring and pendants
Post by: mizgeorge on June 30, 2011, 03:37:19 AM
I've been playing with some gorgeous new cabs from clever Julie HB using her fantastic colour wheel murrini

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5306/5885857562_f1a5b2002f.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5885857562/)
ring and pendants (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5885857562/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

and I love them! Hope you feel the same way :)


Title: finished jewellery Q3 2011
Post by: mizgeorge on July 01, 2011, 10:23:39 AM
I've been making adjustable rings for toppers :)

Child size and adult size. Sterling silver with steel bolts to fit Sabine's system.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6056/5890509295_5bdc18777b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5890509295/)
adjustable topper rings (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5890509295/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr


Title: For my mum!
Post by: Dee Dee on July 04, 2011, 08:41:05 PM
It's my mum's birthday next week and she just loves very bright colours, so I made this for her....

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5279/5903322456_5a933ec0ac.jpg)

It is teamed perfectly I think with one of Diane's totally gorgeous silk strings!


Title: Colourfetti Necklace and Earrings
Post by: Lush! on July 08, 2011, 09:12:15 AM
I showed a set of beads that I was really pleased with, made with murrini by Julie HB, in the Gallery a few days ago.  Well last night I made another set using (all my stash of) Kaz's Fossilised murrini and have just made them up into jewellery for my sister to take on holiday next week.

(She doesn't get to keep them though  8))

The necklace design isn't original, but it was the only way I could think to string the beads without using tigertail - I seem to have developed a deep dislike of tigertail recently!  The beadcaps, headpins and earwires are, of course, by George  ;D

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6023/5915453892_28f716071d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5915453892/)
More Colourfetti - with Kaz's murrini (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5915453892/) by LushLampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/lushlampwork/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6020/5914892481_4025f736c5.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5914892481/)
Colourfetti with Fossilised (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/5914892481/) by LushLampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/lushlampwork/), on Flickr


Title: My first cabochon ring
Post by: Pat from Canvey on July 14, 2011, 12:09:10 PM
At Plowden and Thompson on Wednesday we drooled over racks and racks of glass. At the end of the room were odd lots that never got into production, all 100 COE. I bought two pale green rods, each about 133 cm long and made up the kilo with some COE 100 white and green. Julie had kindly given me some nuts to try out on the silver adjustable ring I bought from George on the Tuesday. Here's my first try,
(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1426/5604171/12685369/397693708.jpg)
Only basic but I'm pleased that it worked.


Title: New bracelets
Post by: GaysieMay on July 16, 2011, 01:37:18 PM
I've made a couple of bracelets which I'm really pleased with - I'm test driving one now with a view to making more!

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6011/5943204437_28577d86b9.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/5943204437/)
bracelet stone 006 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/5943204437/) by GaysieMay (http://www.flickr.com/people/gaysie_may_designs/), on Flickr

This one features one of Di Sandlands beautiful clasps and the one below has one of George's - cos I love em both!

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6029/5943759586_6970dfb5ae.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/5943759586/)
pretty in pinks (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/5943759586/) by GaysieMay (http://www.flickr.com/people/gaysie_may_designs/), on Flickr


Title: Prize
Post by: Nick on July 19, 2011, 05:13:32 PM
A raffle prize for a local hospice. Have your own bracelet made. The lucky winner wanted beads made from teal so here it is.
(http://i964.photobucket.com/albums/ae123/HotFlameDesign/DSC_6726.jpg)


Title: Made to order necklace.
Post by: Veebee on July 20, 2011, 01:02:37 AM
For a lady at work who is notorious for not paying for anything.... but she liked it so much she paid immediately!  ;D She wanted turquoise and orange, something to wear to festivals  :)
All my own lampies with Tibetan "silver" (to keep cost down) on a leather thong:

(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/comissionComp.jpg)

Thanks for looking!


Title: summer bracelet
Post by: jammie on July 20, 2011, 06:54:31 AM
these beads are by Isabelle Anderson.
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6026/5957598692_e1e2d44127.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22956353@N05/5957598692/)
DSC03850 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22956353@N05/5957598692/) by jeanie- Ceardannan Jewellery (http://www.flickr.com/people/22956353@N05/), on Flickr


Title: You just keep me hanging on (part 2 ;o)
Post by: sparrow on July 24, 2011, 12:51:04 AM
I'm back :) I made very little jewellery while I was on the course, but I'm very happy with this one :)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6001/5968111938_8312bd3d11.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/thesparrowinflight/5968111938/)
Hanging on (http://www.flickr.com/photos/thesparrowinflight/5968111938/) by Sabine Little (http://www.flickr.com/people/thesparrowinflight/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6149/5968109264_e4f1572b81.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/thesparrowinflight/5968109264/)
Hanging on (http://www.flickr.com/photos/thesparrowinflight/5968109264/) by Sabine Little (http://www.flickr.com/people/thesparrowinflight/), on Flickr

 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


Title: Frosted Berries
Post by: LilLizaJane on July 24, 2011, 01:46:23 PM
Remember those frosted berry beads? Here they are in their new incarnation, ready for etsy.
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6008/5970460135_d5402a7471.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/5970460135/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/5970460135/) by LilLizaJanes Jewellery Store (http://www.flickr.com/people/lil-liza-jane/), on Flickr

And these spotties?
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6012/5971042840_390e1485ce.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/5971042840/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/5971042840/) by LilLizaJanes Jewellery Store (http://www.flickr.com/people/lil-liza-jane/), on Flickr


Title: More creations - sorry
Post by: LilLizaJane on July 26, 2011, 07:06:14 PM
OH is being really unenthusiastic, so I'm turning to you beautiful people  :-*
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6123/5978386471_c26b17a018_s.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/5978386471/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/5978386471/) by LilLizaJanes Jewellery Store (http://www.flickr.com/people/lil-liza-jane/), on Flickr
Spearmint Fritties
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6146/5978413873_de656a3ca4_s.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/5978413873/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/5978413873/) by LilLizaJanes Jewellery Store (http://www.flickr.com/people/lil-liza-jane/), on Flickr
Golden Tiger
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6141/5978958722_e3ed724634_s.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/5978958722/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/5978958722/) by LilLizaJanes Jewellery Store (http://www.flickr.com/people/lil-liza-jane/), on Flickr
Lime Blues - and finally -
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6127/5978398573_10055b7237_s.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/5978398573/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/5978398573/) by LilLizaJanes Jewellery Store (http://www.flickr.com/people/lil-liza-jane/), on Flickr
Blackcurrant Fritties


Title: I should have been doing something sensible this evening
Post by: mizgeorge on July 27, 2011, 08:28:43 PM
but I couldn't help it. And they've made me smile the whole time I was making them :D

Twiddly rings made from Lush wonky discs.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6005/5983192432_443e6e6c13.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5983192432/)
wonky2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/5983192432/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr


Title: I`ve been busy...mahooooosive hog alert!
Post by: Rachel B on July 29, 2011, 11:21:13 AM
I don`t often make jewellery much now as the beads tend to take over but here are some pieces I`ve made with my own beads  :)  Apologies if you`ve already seen these in flickr x

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6021/5984156048_418c0dc177.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/puffafishlampwork/5984156048/)
Lilac Mist Necklace (http://www.flickr.com/photos/puffafishlampwork/5984156048/) by Puffafish Lampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/puffafishlampwork/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6024/5984149856_e2d14b0854.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/puffafishlampwork/5984149856/)
Amethyst Autumn Necklace (http://www.flickr.com/photos/puffafishlampwork/5984149856/) by Puffafish Lampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/puffafishlampwork/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6138/5983581071_aa60cdb30d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/puffafishlampwork/5983581071/)
Tide Pool Bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/puffafishlampwork/5983581071/) by Puffafish Lampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/puffafishlampwork/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6030/5983573957_d11698191b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/puffafishlampwork/5983573957/)
Merrymaid`s earrings (http://www.flickr.com/photos/puffafishlampwork/5983573957/) by Puffafish Lampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/puffafishlampwork/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6016/5984127474_f7663391ac.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/puffafishlampwork/5984127474/)
Merrymaid`s Necklace (http://www.flickr.com/photos/puffafishlampwork/5984127474/) by Puffafish Lampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/puffafishlampwork/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6125/5984121272_ce739fb90c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/puffafishlampwork/5984121272/)
Beachcomber Bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/puffafishlampwork/5984121272/) by Puffafish Lampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/puffafishlampwork/), on Flickr


Title: Not jewellery as such
Post by: Blue Kiln Beads on July 30, 2011, 08:58:21 AM
More along the lines of accessories.  I have put together some bag charms and lapel pins just for a change to necklaces and bracelets.  They are a great way to use 'odd' beads.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6011/5990554700_244cf819a1.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5990554700/)
Assortment of Bag Charms (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5990554700/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6128/5990554400_e7a50854fc.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5990554400/)
Some Lapel Pins (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5990554400/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr

I have been making buttons for a while using a doming block but I finally caved in and bought Julie's button tool.  I love it!  Here are some buttons I made in the last couple of days.
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6020/5990554180_3d289da87c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5990554180/)
Buttons  (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/5990554180/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr

Thanks for looking

Yvette :)


Title: A few of my makes using my lampies
Post by: Purple Cobwebs on August 01, 2011, 03:44:54 PM
Here are a few recent makes by me using my lampwork beads. I know that my beads are not yet up to the amazing standards of most Frit Happeners, but they don't look bad made up LOL!!!!

(http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i325/purple_cobwebs/PurpleCobwebs-1.jpg)
I kept this one!!!!

(http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i325/purple_cobwebs/Crystalgazing.jpg)
Made with my trusty bead roller!

(http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i325/purple_cobwebs/Sparkle-1.jpg)
Made for a friend.

All comments welcome, especially ones with hints and tips to help me improve!!!


Title: Loving Flowers
Post by: LampyLou on August 03, 2011, 05:06:54 PM
I hope this comes out OK.  I've just completed this with one of George's clasps.  I'm so pleased with it.  It's for a Wedding Fair at the weekend.  I wonder what reaction it will get?

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6129/6006452044_46fbf4b17b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64391263@N02/6006452044/)
Necklace and Earings  (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64391263@N02/6006452044/) by Skarda Glass (http://www.flickr.com/people/64391263@N02/)

Question is though, is it Old Fashioned?


Title: Made for a stall on Sunday
Post by: CarrieH on August 06, 2011, 09:34:58 AM
Finally got around to making some of my beads into new jewellery ready for a small local event on Sunday:

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6029/6014578152_0ba37d73aa.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/6014578152/)
These were my first use of shards - I think it gives a vintage look especially on the heart.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6003/6014578156_76c771d67b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/6014578156/)
A few bracelets.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6123/6014578160_16c1ab128e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/6014578160/)
I try and sell some pendants without chains to keep the cost down.

Thanks for looking!
Carrie x


Title: A bit of bronze
Post by: rocky on August 08, 2011, 04:42:01 PM
Been hacking away at my bronze clay. These are made half from normal bronzclay and half from fastfire. The circles were all cut from a beer bottle top and were all the same size before firing, but the normal bzcl shrinks 25% and the fastfire only 10% (my guess is even less) so you get a nice graduated finish.

Oh and I did meself a hoopy pair too.

(http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g224/Pinkshrimp06/Beadies/rowofem.jpg)

(http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g224/Pinkshrimp06/Beadies/hoops.jpg)

(http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g224/Pinkshrimp06/Beadies/bronzepair.jpg)


Title: Raging Sea
Post by: Jessamine on August 10, 2011, 07:30:46 AM
This is a bit of a last hurrah silverwise for a bit, because due to the price of silver I'm going to have to take a break from making silver heavy pieces, instead I've bought lots of copper ready to play with, but before hand I wanted one last silver splurge, so this bracelet came into creation. Gorrrrrgeous beads by the lovely Isabelle Anderson :)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6124/6028382601_8eb408ab3d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessaminedesigns/6028382601/)
Raging sea 2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessaminedesigns/6028382601/) by Jessamine Designs (http://www.flickr.com/people/jessaminedesigns/)(more shots on Flickr)


Title: Swarovski commission
Post by: CarrieH on August 12, 2011, 12:21:11 PM
This was made for my favourite client's daughter, 

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6202/6035276161_a80496ca8d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/6035276161/)

I do hope she likes it!

Carrie x


Title: My friend designed her own 40th birthday pressie
Post by: Helen G on August 12, 2011, 01:18:18 PM
and I made it for her  ;D I was a bit of a pain as I had to set the stone, a haematite, from the back.

(http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv216/hgorick/IMG_3737-1.jpg) (http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv216/hgorick/IMG_3738-1.jpg)


Title: Phoenix Tail Necklace
Post by: Pat from Canvey on August 14, 2011, 06:28:00 AM
One of Manda's focal beads with my knotting,
(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1426/5604171/20864307/398090036.jpg) and a close up of Manda's focal
(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1426/5604171/20864307/398090028.jpg) The type of knotting is from the book "Ornamental Knots for Beaded Jewellery" by Suzen Millodot. The knot at the bottom of the bead is a button knot.


Title: Another Phoenix Tail Necklace
Post by: Pat from Canvey on August 15, 2011, 07:54:08 AM
I decided to try this with leather cord so used 1.5mm soft green and used one of my own focal beads.
(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1426/5604171/20864307/398102472.jpg) Here's ac close up of the focal and the smaller beads,(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1426/5604171/20864307/398102471.jpg)
I found it much easier to work with the leather as the knotting seemed to come out more regular. I used silver on the small beads to complement the silver on the focal.


Title: Circle of Life earings
Post by: Pat from Canvey on August 16, 2011, 08:42:43 AM
These are from the book "Celtic Knots for Beaded Jewellery" by Suzan Millodot. They are made with 1.5mm leather cord and use sterling silver crimp necklets from Palmers to finish off the cord. The wires are 1mm silver wire as I prefer this for my earings.
(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1426/5604171/20864307/398115917.jpg)


Title: rockpool pendant
Post by: mizgeorge on August 16, 2011, 08:01:08 PM
Somebody fluttered her eyelashes at me and asked for one of her fabulous rockpool cabs to be turned into a pendant for her holidays :)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6075/6050818567_6069840be2.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6050818567/)
rockpool pendant (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6050818567/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr


Title: Hush don't tell Lush
Post by: chipperpottery on August 18, 2011, 06:05:58 AM
I had a wonderful day yesterday with George, she is so patient with me  ::) This is my second day of learning how to enhance my work with silver and I am sure it won't be my last.
I had bought a cab from Lush and wanted to make it into a pendant, but could also be used as a pin. The second thing  I wanted to be able to make was my own stud earrings ,and this with Georges help and tuition is what I have made.
(before you say anything George, I know I need to still do more polishing on them! :D )

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6078/6055148623_5f88ebd508.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6055148623/)
Is it a Pendant or a  Pin Brooch ? (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6055148623/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6189/6055696506_245abc1fd5.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6055696506/)
Is it a Pendant or a Brooch ? (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6055696506/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6070/6055148009_ba65e3da17.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6055148009/)
These are mine (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6055148009/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr

Thanks George and Julie  :-*


Title: I am still making the odd thing...
Post by: nemeton on August 21, 2011, 05:00:57 PM
... beading keeps me sane in between all the boring stuff  ;D

Stop me if you've seen these before  ::)

Won't bore you with rafts of seedy things but thought you might like these...
First - a commission for a friend's wedding anniversary - fabulous focal by Red Hot Sal in a luscious shade of blue that took weeks of searching to match!
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/jansm.jpg)(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/jandetail.jpg)
The spacers evolved into my own take on 'silver cored' beads...
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/trollsm.jpg)
And I made a beaded bead pendant to go with one of Diane's silk ribbons in another gorgeous but hard-to-match shade of blue
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/smdenimpend.jpg)
and got sidetracked into making an even bigger size of beaded bead, mostly if I will be honest here because I made a mistake and ordered wooden beads in the wrong size  ::)
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/buttbead.jpg)
Am currently working on a commission for four 'Nemesis' necklaces  :o of which this is the third, with a stonking stripey encased lentil by our Tan  ;D
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/redbest.jpg)

That will do to be going on with, but I'll be back with more in due course...


Title: Crystal bracelet
Post by: Pat from Canvey on August 25, 2011, 05:51:31 AM
I felt like making something simple last night while watching TV. I knew I had some waxed cotton and a few crystals from a charity shop buy so made this, (http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1426/5604171/20864307/398223376.jpg)
The knots are square ones as you can see from this close up (http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1426/5604171/20864307/398223375.jpg)
Excuse the cat hairs, Nancy sits on this old jumper when I'm not taking photos.


Title: Some bits from beads you've seen
Post by: LilLizaJane on August 25, 2011, 06:24:24 PM
Five finished pieces
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6184/6080438433_30a505c19c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/6080438433/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/6080438433/) by LilLizaJanes Jewellery Store (http://www.flickr.com/people/lil-liza-jane/), on Flickr(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6087/6080437277_4478a1aaa6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/6080437277/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/6080437277/) by LilLizaJanes Jewellery Store (http://www.flickr.com/people/lil-liza-jane/), on Flickr(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6206/6080952972_84db22db7b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/6080952972/)
Pink squiggles (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/6080952972/) by LilLizaJanes Jewellery Store (http://www.flickr.com/people/lil-liza-jane/), on Flickr(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6085/6080944626_bbf28ff4d8.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/6080944626/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/6080944626/) by LilLizaJanes Jewellery Store (http://www.flickr.com/people/lil-liza-jane/), on Flickr(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6085/6080387371_607f805a54.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/6080387371/)
Silvered sea ovals (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lil-liza-jane/6080387371/) by LilLizaJanes Jewellery Store (http://www.flickr.com/people/lil-liza-jane/), on Flickr

Thanks for looking!


Title: Iceberg Bracelet.
Post by: chipperpottery on August 27, 2011, 05:51:49 AM
I am really into making bracelets lately  ::)
This is my latest, I used the new bead marver from Pegusus for the ribbed beads.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6061/6084705977_7c47a09cb5.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6084705977/)
Iceberg Bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6084705977/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr


Title: Mosaic bracelet
Post by: Emerald on August 27, 2011, 10:03:35 AM
Isabelle named these Mosaic and they are a stunning blue my photos dont do them justice sadly, the sun was in and out like a Yo-YO today hence the Mosaic photos

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6201/6085135871_2185f84c6a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jowalker2368/6085135871/)
2011-08-27 Mosaic Beaded Bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jowalker2368/6085135871/) by jowalker2368 (http://www.flickr.com/people/jowalker2368/), on Flickr

and this is Isabelles photo

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2448/5785567832_1ac2f2ef46.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/flameandglass/5785567832/)
Mosaic (http://www.flickr.com/photos/flameandglass/5785567832/) by Flame and Glass (http://www.flickr.com/people/flameandglass/), on Flickr


Title: Blue Nemesis
Post by: nemeton on August 27, 2011, 05:44:03 PM
Finished this today - gorgeous focal by Tan, sorry my photo doesn't really do it justice:
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/smbluenem.jpg)

This is the final 'Nemesis' necklace in an epic commission for no fewer than four of them. Large parcel will be heading off to Australia next week... and I am through with peyote spirals for a while... although I had forgotten how much I love making big dangly tassels!  ;D


Title: Pearl Earrings & Quilled Earrings :)
Post by: Quartz on August 28, 2011, 09:24:39 AM
Pair of pearl earrings from me today :)
Got the lovely Mother of Pearl drops from Sooz at the Bead shed - and today I couldn't get them out of my head! :D


(http://ny-image3.etsy.com/il_570xN.266908419.jpg) (http://www.etsy.com/listing/80634682/cluster-of-pearls-sterling-silver-and)


Title: Re: Pearl Cluster Earrings
Post by: Quartz on August 28, 2011, 09:51:55 AM
Had a mini-experiment moment too ... quilling ... but not just for cardmaking :D

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6201/6089025602_bddf843ed9.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/smitten-kitten-de/6089025602/)
Quilled Earrings - Off Centre Circles (http://www.flickr.com/photos/smitten-kitten-de/6089025602/) by Nicola @ Smitten Kitten (http://www.flickr.com/people/smitten-kitten-de/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6200/6088676482_d325194cfb_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/smitten-kitten-de/6088676482/)(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6077/6088677500_3e721c3faa_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/smitten-kitten-de/6088677500/)

What do you think?
The're not perfect, definately need to improve on my swirlies if i am going to consider selling a few pairs. Would also put a backing behind the quilling so then you don't see the silver base at the bottom, maybe a contrasting colour would look good there :)
Also - making some different patterns, maybe quilled flowers or other swirly-curlies in a mixture of colours would look good.

Apologies if you have seen these on another forum already :-*
I'm off out to the pub in a min, so wanna get my blog and forum posts finito before i leave ;D x


Title: Blackberry Earrings.....
Post by: lesley on August 29, 2011, 10:17:22 AM
.....although they've also been called rain clouds or flying bats - not fussed really. ;D
Anodized Niobium in "Eggplant" and "Misty".

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6194/6093072286_d422f73e15.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eleljewellery/6093072286/)
IMG_5415 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eleljewellery/6093072286/) by Elel Jewellery (http://www.flickr.com/people/eleljewellery/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6062/6093070302_ec4d348865.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eleljewellery/6093070302/)
IMG_5394 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eleljewellery/6093070302/) by Elel Jewellery (http://www.flickr.com/people/eleljewellery/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6072/6092573493_14eda8b4f5.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eleljewellery/6092573493/)
IMG_5397 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eleljewellery/6092573493/) by Elel Jewellery (http://www.flickr.com/people/eleljewellery/), on Flickr


Title: Sometimes it's worth PTT....
Post by: helbels on August 29, 2011, 11:09:13 AM
This focal bead didn't want to be made.  I had a lovely Harlequin necklace kit from Diane (Sowzerere) to use, and really wanted to make something to go on it.

However, everything about it went wrong.  Everything smudged, the colours didn't play nicely together, it cracked on the mandrel (about 3 times), and several times I nearly slung it in the water pot.  However, I'd spent so much time on it by that point that I was loathe to give up, even though I did mentally question whether I was just PTT (polishing the turd.....) by then.

However, overall, it seems to have come out ok, so I'm quite pleased with it!!

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6184/6092738891_0a5cf62cd8.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helbels/6092738891/)
027 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helbels/6092738891/) by Alchemy Lampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/helbels/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6191/6092736757_4c3eaafe10.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helbels/6092736757/)
029 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/helbels/6092736757/) by Alchemy Lampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/helbels/), on Flickr



Title: Cabs in silver
Post by: chipperpottery on August 29, 2011, 11:24:56 AM
Now they are dressed, they get a name :- Aqua starburst Earrings.
I didn't want the murrini in the centre, as I wanted them near the base.  ::)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6086/6093328942_9f6c9571aa_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6093328942/)
Aqua Starburst Earrings (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6093328942/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr


Title: Interchangeable Pendant
Post by: Chameleon on August 29, 2011, 01:02:43 PM
I made myself a pendant base to put some of the toppers I have made on and show them off a bit, parrticularly since im not great at wearing rings seen as Im very clumsy  ::)  :) made from PMC, decoration carved out by me  ;D

Front without topper
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6082/6093101445_a11e4ded8d_m.jpg) (http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6082/6093101445_a11e4ded8d_m.jpg)
back (well, it had to be pretty too didnt it)
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6073/6093101765_ac3a6c9601_m.jpg) (http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6073/6093101765_ac3a6c9601_m.jpg)
topper in place
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6194/6093639426_85edcf23eb_m.jpg) (http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6194/6093639426_85edcf23eb_m.jpg)


Title: more rockpools
Post by: mizgeorge on August 29, 2011, 08:04:48 PM
Julie and I have been paddling by the shore again.....

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6071/6094982560_323e796174.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6094982560/)
rockpool-all (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6094982560/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

More individual shots on flickr if you're not completely bored with these yet!


Title: Necklace, bracelet and cufflinks: family gifts
Post by: Kalorlo on August 30, 2011, 08:45:34 AM
I went up to visit my parents last week, and had some rather overdue presents for my mum, brother, and brother's wife! (And boy is that weird to write...)

Cufflinks for brother:

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6199/6092280475_49e35ba152_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalorlo/6092280475/)

Bracelet for Kotomi (I asked my brother what colours she liked and was informed orange and green! So I had to think about that for a while  :P It was originally going to have Jens Pind between the links, but in the end they were too long for that to work, so I just did single jumprings).

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6184/6092820244_6aa91ff974_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalorlo/6092820244/)

Mum chose a bead and ribbon from a selection I took with me, and I made it up Pris-alike. I do like how it makes the ribbon much more substantial, because they go a bit bedraggled when you use a single ribbon on its own.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6210/6092820410_d750280033_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalorlo/6092820410/) (http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6080/6092280915_4c486a6071_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalorlo/6092280915/)


Title: Hello autumn
Post by: The Tartan Trout on August 30, 2011, 03:06:56 PM
I know summer hasn't left...although I do question if it ever arrived this year, but these do have a much more autumnal feel to them. Yes as always it's frit :)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6181/6097648072_8b0c289154.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6097648072/)
P8292731 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6097648072/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6190/6079026409_70a097a977.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6079026409/)
P8252611 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6079026409/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr


Title: Key Pendants
Post by: Chameleon on August 31, 2011, 08:32:20 AM
Sorry, I know Im here again, I havent made much jewellery for ages but have had a bit of a play recently so please forgive me posting again. I had the idea for some sterling key pendants to put some of my dinky sari heart beads on and Im quite pleased with them -

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6067/6099879862_c918374569_o.jpg) (http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6067/6099879862_c918374569_o.jpg)

(apologies if you have seen them elsewhere  :) )


Title: Aqua Sea Necklace
Post by: chipperpottery on September 02, 2011, 11:34:13 AM
The beads are now dressed and ready for my holiday. ::)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6181/6105921459_a46ee65ce9.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6105921459/)
Aqua Sea Necklace. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6105921459/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr


Title: Purple
Post by: The Tartan Trout on September 04, 2011, 10:23:25 AM
I seem to have a bit of a purple thing going on.  :)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6205/6112033719_a3d7f34877_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6112033719/)
P9042950 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6112033719/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6187/6112046621_85c8b4eae8_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6112046621/)
P9042892 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6112046621/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6070/6112035259_aba400e424_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6112035259/)
P9042837 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6112035259/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr


Title: Experiments with buttons
Post by: nemeton on September 13, 2011, 04:35:48 AM
Been experimenting with buttons this week as a result of reading a tutorial for a button coaster linked by someone on another forum. The coaster was boring and square and involved making lots of little strips and stitching them together. That will drive me mad, I thought. And I have too many coasters. But cuffs, now... you can never have too many cuffs... and there has to be a way to do it with a single thread path...
And before I knew it I was sifting through my button stash and grabbing a spool of cord and a bodkin and this was the result
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/buttoncuffon.jpg)(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/buttoncuffoff.jpg)
Not perfect, but slinky and light and much quicker to make than the beady equivalent  :)
Then it occurred to me that if the buttons were different sizes the rows might be made to curve, and I was off again with my callipers (why is it that even with a drawerful of buttons there only ever seem to be half a dozen in any one particular size?) and after a few false starts and dropped stitches there was this
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/buttcollaroff.jpg)
which is surprisingly comfy and warm to wear and weighs hardly anything at all
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/buttcollaron.jpg)
although there were a few teething problems and I need to redo the clasp and reshape the back because it rucks up and doesn't sit right  :-\
And now I am all excited because I came on here to show you these and Sam was having a button destash - it was meant to be...  ;D ;D ;D


Title: Necklace with one of Kay's focals
Post by: nemeton on September 15, 2011, 12:53:58 PM
Finished this a while ago but have never been able to get a half-decent photo  ::)
Until today!  ;D (I loves my new camera, I does - and I love my DS even more for giving me lessons on how to use it!)
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/greynemall.jpg)
This is definitely a keeper - I love it to bits for a start, and also it has an extra-crunchy spiral (to contrast the texture with the sleekness of the glass) which means lots of increases, which mean it took ages and ages and AGES to stitch  :o and I am never likely to embark on another one!
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/greynemfocal.jpg)
The colours in this focal are just wonderful and required me to go through my entire bead stash to find the right match. And of course I couldn't resist adding a tassel and a li'l bit of labradorite  ;D
The clasp didn't turn out quite right but it's a nice secure one none the less!
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/greynemclasp.jpg)
And I am deeply embarrassed that this is one of the beads Kay swapped me for her wedding necklace and I have only just got round to using it... and I have a stack of others still in the box and being stroked occasionally  :-[


Title: Summer Beach Earrings
Post by: Ant on September 15, 2011, 05:13:27 PM
I made these beads whilst experimenting for the Summer Bracelet Swap but discounted them as being a bit to 'busy' to put seven of them on one bracelet!  I still liked them though, so made them into earrings and gave them to a friend as a visiting present when we went to stay with her for the weekend.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6070/6150717801_6ce706f3d6.jpg)


Title: Hot pink commission
Post by: Amber on September 19, 2011, 01:01:25 PM
My mother-in-law wanted a hot pink necklace to go with a top...I like how this turned out!

(http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u286/Spookyjewel/008-8.jpg)


Title: Chunky stuff for Autumn
Post by: paintboxcrafts on September 21, 2011, 04:47:18 AM
I have made a few pieces from large hollow beads and made my own toggle clasps to go with them, this one is my favourite.


(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6173/6168420361_a6acbfe1f6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/paintboxcrafts/6168420361/)
chunky ivory bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/paintboxcrafts/6168420361/) by paintboxcrafts (http://www.flickr.com/people/paintboxcrafts/), on Flickr


Title: New earrings with lampies and seed beadery
Post by: nemeton on September 22, 2011, 11:55:19 AM
Only I am ashamed to say that I don't know whose these beads are  :-[ - I never thought my lampie stash would get so out of hand!

Been playing with combining seedies and lampies in one earring - these have leaves
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/pblflamppurple.jpg)
and these have starfish
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/pbstarlampblue2.jpg)
and they both have Dilunah's rather fabulous earwires  ;D



Title: Look what I made on holiday.
Post by: chipperpottery on September 23, 2011, 11:07:19 AM
Just got back from Greece, these couple of items are what I made, while relaxing by the pool  ::)
If they had checked my luggage they would have a shock with all the tools and beads I took.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6154/6175305858_989b27333c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6175305858/)
Cream Sands (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6175305858/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6170/6175303400_9fc3da688a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6175303400/)
Catheadrel Necklace (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6175303400/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr


Title: more rockpools
Post by: mizgeorge on September 23, 2011, 02:09:46 PM
Lots more pendants and rings made with Julie's fabulous rockpool cabs.

These ones are off to market on Sunday. Hope somebody loves them :)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6151/6175368127_4dd1870df1.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6175368127/)
farewell my lovelies (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6175368127/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr


Title: Balance
Post by: LampyLou on September 27, 2011, 06:27:36 AM
I'm rather pleased with these beads, but is it "Balanced" as a necklace, should I use heavier chain?

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6163/6187901207_6e1ce93359.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64391263@N02/6187901207/)
012 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64391263@N02/6187901207/) by Skarda Glass (http://www.flickr.com/people/64391263@N02/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6156/6187895047_67d05c8ef3.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64391263@N02/6187895047/)
010 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64391263@N02/6187895047/) by Skarda Glass (http://www.flickr.com/people/64391263@N02/), on Flickr

Can you let me know what you think?

Julia x



Title: Chain cufflinks
Post by: The Tartan Trout on September 28, 2011, 04:25:04 AM
I bought some of George's chain cufflinks. Rather than beads I made a couple of discs...simple, yet I think quite effective :)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6173/6191104249_c4fcb96864.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6191104249/)
P9283355 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6191104249/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr


Title: Wol
Post by: poledra1958 on September 28, 2011, 07:08:19 AM
Ok not the Wol from winnie the pooh, but then I call all owls wol.

First week back at my silver smithing classes last week and I started this project from a recent magazine (sorry of the top of my head I can not remember if it was Making Jewellery or Beads and Beyond).  He is apaproximately 3cm high but as soon as I saw the project I knew I had to try him.  Now I am trying to work out if I can do a Cat in a similar vein to match.

I finished him last night. The rivetting on one of his eyes is a bit off but I have not done that before.

(http://www.jewellerybyjenny.co.uk/pictures/wol.jpg)



Title: Ilona's beads
Post by: CarrieH on September 28, 2011, 01:00:34 PM
I bought these beautiful beads from Ilona a couple of months back and today they spoke to me and asked to be made into this:

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6167/6192650686_423d8967c6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/6192650686/)

Think it will have pride of place at the coming craft fayres.

I also made up the beads that I won in the charity auction at Di East's - they were made by Kate, Julie and Kaz at a silver glass day they had.  This one is a keeper   ;):

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6163/6192134767_467b9fa8ff.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51975739@N05/6192134767/)


Carrie x


Title: Went a little mad in the late summer sunshine.
Post by: Pandanimal on September 28, 2011, 01:17:58 PM
It has been such a fantastic day. I spent loads of time outside and took loads of photos of some finished items.

Here are some of them.

(https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-3G2w6snWKPg/ToNNZRG8LdI/AAAAAAAACu0/v3W5sIDzYeg/s288/DSCF3402.JPG)   (https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-0MKsBNifqpM/ToNJ6JsrZxI/AAAAAAAACtw/jqup_05mNtY/s288/DSCF3305.JPG)   (https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Xqk1oBrIAxM/ToNKD56fvbI/AAAAAAAACt4/42uo_d2mMOw/s288/DSCF3310.JPG) 
My sons 18th necklace.                             Wire wrapped bead bracelet.                     Big hole pebbles on rubber bracelet. 
(https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-Q1rro4vIP6w/ToNKL0JWSCI/AAAAAAAACuA/Um3Uwf8uTLA/s288/DSCF3320.JPG) (https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-4AQQVxJj9QA/ToNK7606VOI/AAAAAAAACus/pp50b96sGKM/s288/DSCF3398.JPG)   (https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-uZjBfHR4u7A/ToNKzt5lXQI/AAAAAAAACuk/biXqcziBa7k/s288/DSCF3378.JPG)
More big hole pebbles on rubber bracelet.     SIS beads bracelet "Miss Scarlet"                SIS beads bracelet "Eastern Grey"
(https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-9-gLsp5KCnY/ToNKq8clxaI/AAAAAAAACuY/AFJMnn2Cp2s/s288/DSCF3351.JPG)
Pebble Necklace and Brown Seaglass.

I do hope you will all forgive the hog. I took over 300 photos all together of 20 different pieces.

Julia :D


Title: finished jewellery Q4 2011
Post by: chipperpottery on September 30, 2011, 10:17:30 AM
This is what I have made today.
After a 999 call to George and screaming help  :o she sorted out my problem.
So now they are finished. Sorry a really bad photo, but it was a click and go.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6153/6197539159_d7c16fae15.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6197539159/)
Silver studs (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6197539159/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr


Title: Silver Cab Ring
Post by: chipperpottery on October 05, 2011, 05:59:49 AM
Finished this yesterday, was pleased with the end result. Still need to PPP, but silver is so expensive that rejects are a expensive way of practicing.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6219/6213944158_ed54079d4a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6213944158/)
Blue Reflection Silver Ring (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6213944158/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr


Title: Iris Orange Bracelet
Post by: The Tartan Trout on October 06, 2011, 02:07:39 PM
I got a new batch of Iris Orange and have been really struggling with it. These turned out not too bad :) As usual, rock crystal, Swarovskis and silver :)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6221/6217536957_95a9eab49e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6217536957/)
PA063477 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52452109@N04/6217536957/) by The Tartan Trout (http://www.flickr.com/people/52452109@N04/), on Flickr


Title: Finally finished!
Post by: GaysieMay on October 07, 2011, 02:13:45 PM
Yes - I finally finished the necklace I've been making - all I was waiting for was some gunmetal jump rings!  Then of course I needed some sun to take a photo!

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6045/6226734673_ff216fd865.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6226734673/)
necklace - autumn 030 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6226734673/) by GaysieMay (http://www.flickr.com/people/gaysie_may_designs/), on Flickr



Title: I Wood if I could...
Post by: Veebee on October 08, 2011, 09:35:02 AM
...... Finish the bracelet but I ran out of findings  :'(

My lampies, wood, rhodonite and sterling:

(http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/woodComp.jpg) (http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/wood3comp.jpg) (http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/veebeads/jewelery%202011/wood2comp.jpg)

'Scuse teh rubbish phots, I really need to sort me a light box  ::)
Thanks for looking  ;D


Title: Sunglasses at the ready!
Post by: nemeton on October 08, 2011, 01:39:59 PM
You have probably seen these elsewhere but I don't seem to have shown them on here - and since I love an excuse to show off a nice big tassel or two, here they are  :P
Two versions of my 'Carmen Miranda' necklace with mostly Tan lampies. The one on the right is mine, all mine; the one on the left will shortly be off Down Under to its new owner.
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/pbtasselsbetter.jpg)
Lampie pron at its finest, as I'm sure you will agree. Here is a bit more...  :P
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/cm2tassel.jpg)(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/pbcolourpron.jpg)


Title: Some purple things I made this week
Post by: nemeton on October 08, 2011, 01:42:08 PM
Not lampwork, but undeniably purple...
An amulet bag and a little bracelet from the leftovers
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/pbbutterbag.jpg)(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/pbprplbrclt.jpg)
And a purple charm bracelet and earrings
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/pbpurplecharms2.jpg)(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/pbpurpleearr.jpg)
Now I'm looking forward to getting my seed beads out again!


Title: rings galore (sorry!)
Post by: mizgeorge on October 08, 2011, 08:24:31 PM
I finally pulled my finger out yesterday and got some rings made :)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6176/6224781062_bdf7b8513e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6224781062/)
a couple of busy days (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6224781062/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

There might be the odd grubby bit in evidence as they haven't had their final spit and polish yet.

Cabs by Julie, Julie, Kay and Becky (and I so want to say Cuthbert, Dibble & Grub now..... ;D)


Title: Boro and Copper
Post by: fionaess on October 12, 2011, 08:08:00 AM
Just a couple or three boro and los copper bracelets - made with my own boro beads and  all my own copper wirework

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6165/6237021753_134b809e47.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/41369288@N08/6237021753/)
P1000385 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/41369288@N08/6237021753/) by Fiona1953 (http://www.flickr.com/people/41369288@N08/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6162/6237544634_10a8e76347.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/41369288@N08/6237544634/)
P1000382 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/41369288@N08/6237544634/) by Fiona1953 (http://www.flickr.com/people/41369288@N08/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6239/6237544382_4d62c37499.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/41369288@N08/6237544382/)
P1000381 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/41369288@N08/6237544382/) by Fiona1953 (http://www.flickr.com/people/41369288@N08/), on Flickr


Title: not beads :)
Post by: mizgeorge on October 12, 2011, 01:59:19 PM
I haven't made one of these for a few weeks - and I always love doing them.

Mummy bangle for a new (first) baby. Pink tourmalines for mother and baby - both October birthdays, and an emerald for daddy.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6049/6238285104_3ab2dd6f33.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6238285104/)
mummy bangle (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6238285104/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

The bezels are made from gold recycled from an old earring!


Title: If you love small and dainty this is not for you! :-)
Post by: julieHB on October 13, 2011, 08:04:53 AM
Because this ring is BIG and BOLD and COULOURFUL  ;D ;D

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6053/6240376530_a3b52d5bbc_o.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/juliehb/6240376530/)
Ring - Guardian of the Flame (view 2) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/juliehb/6240376530/) by JulieHB (http://www.flickr.com/people/juliehb/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6232/6240376594_c389e28ff1_o.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/juliehb/6240376594/)
Ring - Guardian of the Flame (view 1) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/juliehb/6240376594/) by JulieHB (http://www.flickr.com/people/juliehb/), on Flickr

I went to the Carla di Francesco course at Mangobeads a few weeks ago. One of the bead designs we learnt was the flame bead. Unfortunately mine got a kiln kiss, so when I came home I took the hammer to it, and "slumped" the halves into cabs. The cab is set on a sawn out piece of silver - I had intended it to look really cool and contemporary, but realised as I finished it looks like a shield...  ::) Never mind, might just have to read a bit on jewellery design before attempting any more  ;D ;D


Title: Feeling Peachy ( Jennie Lamb bead)
Post by: Kathy on October 14, 2011, 09:10:57 AM
I bought this gorgeous bead some time ago from the lovely Jennie of Raspberry Rings and after taking it out, stroking it lovingly and then putting it back in it's box (several times), I have finally made it into a necklace!!! :D Thanks Jennie for being such a clever lady - I love it ;D ;D ;D


(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6019/6239119588_33549d24a4.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64355226@N07/6239119588/)
DSCF4214 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64355226@N07/6239119588/) by gameoldbird (http://www.flickr.com/people/64355226@N07/), on Flickr


Title: Dotty queen...
Post by: Passionatelamper on October 16, 2011, 07:52:32 AM
Hi Guys do you remember a week or so back when I put some photos on here very dotty and colourful? well I did say I would post them when I had done the jewellery. So here they are I did not do a large bracelet as I thought it would be too heavy for the wrist so I made a Necklace with a Sterling Silver Clasp and loaded them on had lots left so made a silver chain out of jumprings and added one of Di's gorgeous toggles and then put on a disc with some Swarovski and Silver and a large hole bead. The ear rings I made of bicones and swarovski too. I am pleased with these and definitely a keeper. I really do love colourful so hope you like them too.....I will try hard not to sing haha! bye guys hope your having a good sunday I am doing some photopgraphy so keeping busy.
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6093/6249631338_5a1ce3be96.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vonniet/6249631338/)
DSC_0061 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vonniet/6249631338/) by vonnie.t (http://www.flickr.com/people/vonniet/), on Flickr
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6158/6249104989_b183587d8a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vonniet/6249104989/)
DSC_0064 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vonniet/6249104989/) by vonnie.t (http://www.flickr.com/people/vonniet/), on Flickr
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6117/6249105157_0ea5f2290a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vonniet/6249105157/)
DSC_0062 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vonniet/6249105157/) by vonnie.t (http://www.flickr.com/people/vonniet/), on Flickr
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6116/6249105297_3bc6ddc738.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vonniet/6249105297/)
DSC_0063 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vonniet/6249105297/) by vonnie.t (http://www.flickr.com/people/vonniet/), on Flickr



Title: First commisioned glassy piece!
Post by: Lakelady on October 20, 2011, 06:45:38 AM
I am feeling nervous as it's my first glass commission finished.....I hope she likes it but if not, there are two people who want it and one of them is me!  Pricing is a nightmare....
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6111/6263405738_62215a43b2.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31235634@N03/6263405738/)
005 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31235634@N03/6263405738/) by quirkyatt (http://www.flickr.com/people/31235634@N03/), on Flickr


Title: Test Piece
Post by: Nick on October 25, 2011, 05:57:47 PM
Celtic Bracelet

(http://i964.photobucket.com/albums/ae123/HotFlameDesign/DSC_6948.jpg)

Glass, silver, copper and rubber.


Title: Soft pinks
Post by: chipperpottery on October 26, 2011, 11:32:53 AM
Just finished thi bracelet in soft pinks, some beads are etched others just sparkle with crystals and rose quartz

.(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6120/6282972119_dce1e6780b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6282972119/)
Pink Champagne Bracelet. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6282972119/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr


Title: more rockpools and underwater rings and pendants
Post by: mizgeorge on October 28, 2011, 06:38:11 AM
lots more Lush cabs all dressed up and ready for their trip to Holland :)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6057/6288625340_b9b650c950.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6288625340/)
underwater and rockpools (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6288625340/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

Including one set with gilding metal for a change

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6233/6288624682_df87fc23be.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6288624682/)
rockpool pendant (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6288624682/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr


Title: A rare departure into silverwork
Post by: sparrow on October 28, 2011, 02:49:30 PM
I got a commission for a brooch, and suddenly thought that I fancied bashing some metal :)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6112/6289668146_3385a36f90.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/thesparrowinflight/6289668146/)
Fancied a change (http://www.flickr.com/photos/thesparrowinflight/6289668146/) by Sabine Little (http://www.flickr.com/people/thesparrowinflight/), on Flickr


Title: Necklace inspired by lace bobbin spangles
Post by: Pandanimal on October 31, 2011, 09:00:23 AM
I have been getting involved in making spangles for lace makers bobbins and the history of them is amazing. This has led me to making this necklace. The beads for spangles are very pretty and were crying out to be made into jewellery as well as spangles.

(https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-QfT4BIC7yjg/Tq1kP9ObuQI/AAAAAAAACyA/ZTE67IpxBlE/s400/DSCF3573.JPG)

Just thought I would show off a little bit!


Title: A couple of Rings
Post by: Nick on November 01, 2011, 06:59:56 PM
Another couple of rings from Ivory and DH mounted in silver mounts.
The rings are adjustable and the glass and silver is all my own work so quite proud of these. (even if I say so myself).

(http://i964.photobucket.com/albums/ae123/HotFlameDesign/DSC_7004.jpg)

(http://i964.photobucket.com/albums/ae123/HotFlameDesign/DSC_7016.jpg)

Regards


Title: Stud Earrings
Post by: chipperpottery on November 03, 2011, 05:51:01 AM
Well I had my play day yesterday and made these Sterling silver studs, my own cabs, Rubino Ora.
Sorry picture not that clear, it is a real dark day in Somerset.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6115/6308795728_7e3b8e8e40.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6308795728/)
Sterling Silver Studs (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51048389@N02/6308795728/) by Avalon Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/51048389@N02/), on Flickr


Title: Two new autumn necklaces : Falling Leaves and Armored Rose
Post by: MyPrecious on November 04, 2011, 12:01:47 PM
Hey,

Here are my most recent necklaces. They are both around 50-56cm long and were made with sterling silver and my own lampwork beads.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6046/6311994177_452627e69e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6311994177/)
Falling Leaves (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6311994177/) by Kathryn Greer (http://www.flickr.com/people/kathryngreer/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6059/6311992569_c08861bed0.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6311992569/)
Armored Rose (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6311992569/) by Kathryn Greer (http://www.flickr.com/people/kathryngreer/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6093/6311993439_76fd1467ea.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6311993439/)
2 new fall or winter necklaces (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6311993439/) by Kathryn Greer (http://www.flickr.com/people/kathryngreer/), on Flickr

(For those wondering, there is no crack in the light amber bead on the last photo even though it looks like it in the photo!)

What do you think? :)



Title: Pot Pourri Necklace - I.D Parade!
Post by: Nia on November 04, 2011, 08:20:39 PM
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6228/6313108373_fbc507bc20.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gemwaithnia/6313108373/)
Pot Pourri (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gemwaithnia/6313108373/) by gemwaithnia (http://www.flickr.com/people/gemwaithnia/), on Flickr

This necklace (for me) gathers together a selection of lampwork, with clusters of silver wrapped gemstones, Hill Tribe and sterling silver.
I'm pretty good at keeping track of the lampwork that I buy, but when I get sent "extras" by some of you lovely people, then occasionally I do forget who made what.
This necklace contains two beads from Julie Fountain, two from Julie H-B, one each from Kate Sullivan and Pam Purslow, and three that I just can't put my finger on.
I've tagged the ones I know in notes on Flickr, so just click on the images to see the info.
All suggestions gratefully received!
Thanks for looking!
Nia xx

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6114/6313108369_b2342be2c1.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gemwaithnia/6313108369/)
Pot Pourri (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gemwaithnia/6313108369/) by gemwaithnia (http://www.flickr.com/people/gemwaithnia/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6238/6313108367_7502d31eec.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gemwaithnia/6313108367/)
Pot Pourri (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gemwaithnia/6313108367/) by gemwaithnia (http://www.flickr.com/people/gemwaithnia/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6111/6313108365_54e1b4a897.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gemwaithnia/6313108365/)
Pot Pourri (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gemwaithnia/6313108365/) by gemwaithnia (http://www.flickr.com/people/gemwaithnia/), on Flickr


Title: Custom ordered lampwork medley bracelet
Post by: MyPrecious on November 05, 2011, 01:03:17 PM
Hiya,

I made this bracelet today for a custom order using autumn coloured lampwork beads and sterling silver:

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6058/6315057237_2430c5c7d7.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6315057237/)
Custom Autumn bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6315057237/) by Kathryn Greer (http://www.flickr.com/people/kathryngreer/), on Flickr

Thanks for looking!


Title: Latest glassy necklace
Post by: Lakelady on November 05, 2011, 05:59:52 PM
Had a lot of fun making this one and totally in love with the colour!
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6238/6315861199_a6dfa9d460.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31235634@N03/6315861199/)
Sand Storm (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31235634@N03/6315861199/) by quirkyatt (http://www.flickr.com/people/31235634@N03/), on Flickr


Title: Another bracelet and some pendants
Post by: nemeton on November 07, 2011, 05:55:13 AM
Another reversible cuff - salvaged from disaster when a bead broke just as I was trimming the last loose end  ::) Such a pity, I'll have to keep it now!
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/pbredblue.jpg)
Three beaded bead pendants (lousy pic because it was getting dark - sorry - but hooray for Di's ribbons!  ;D)
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/pbthreependspile.jpg)
And a ten-minute pendant with one of Jane's gorgeous focals and more of that sexy black ribbon (sneaky peeky at a potential 'quick make' project for next month's FHFteam blog post  ;))
(http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/retrobeader/pbblaizependant.jpg)
That pendant is going to have to come off its ribbon though. It's sitting in the box yelling 'LABRADORITE!' at me...  :)


Title: Emerald, labradorite, sterling silver and lampwork jewellery
Post by: MyPrecious on November 08, 2011, 04:38:08 PM
Hiya, more jewellery from me! ;D

This is a rather long necklace (80cm) where I used one of my hollow lampwork beads, labradorite and emerald rondelles, freshwater pearls and sterling silver:

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6114/6326155745_79d451292f.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6326155745/)
Limerick - emeralds, labradorite and pearls (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6326155745/) by Kathryn Greer (http://www.flickr.com/people/kathryngreer/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6120/6326905912_1454213fdd.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6326905912/)
Limerick - emeralds, labradorite and pearls (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6326905912/) by Kathryn Greer (http://www.flickr.com/people/kathryngreer/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6224/6326909150_6eb3009984.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6326909150/)
Limerick - emeralds, labradorite and pearls (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6326909150/) by Kathryn Greer (http://www.flickr.com/people/kathryngreer/), on Flickr


Title: That Sparkle Clasp!
Post by: Lush! on November 09, 2011, 07:58:19 AM
I've been lavishly chucking Kaz's frit round lately, like its going out of fashion - and as soon as I saw Di Sandland's textured clasp I knew it would be a great match.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6228/6328204821_c123e18fbc.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/6328204821/)
Sand, Sun and Sparkle (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/6328204821/) by LushLampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/lushlampwork/), on Flickr


Title: Square Flower Implosion Cab Ring
Post by: Emerald on November 09, 2011, 04:49:56 PM
I asked Glenn if he could make me a Square Flower Implosion Cab ;D and being the star he is, he did.  Ive just finished this as a commission for a customer


(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6035/6329466145_b00a2b5f2a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jowalker2368/6329466145/)
2011-11-09 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jowalker2368/6329466145/) by jowalker2368 (http://www.flickr.com/people/jowalker2368/), on Flickr


Title: My Poppy collection
Post by: JKC on November 10, 2011, 08:37:21 AM
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6036/6331144673_3b7a7eaa9a_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/57249305@N08/6331144673/)
Poppies (http://www.flickr.com/photos/57249305@N08/6331144673/) by jntcasey (http://www.flickr.com/people/57249305@N08/), on Flickr

Ring and ear wires by Miz George, thanks.  Used my one of my own interchangeable pendant for necklace.  Janet


Title: Not sure if its finished
Post by: Blue Kiln Beads on November 11, 2011, 06:18:31 AM
I have been working on a  necklace to go with a new top, but I'm not sure if its finished, I might add some more beads or change the chain for leather or cotton cord...

The fabric
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6057/6334402948_dcf2e11da1.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/6334402948/)
Fabric Sample (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/6334402948/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6118/6334402016_8cae122961.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/6334402016/)
A work in progress (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/6334402016/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr

A shot with all the beads and buttons....

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6040/6333648679_0416ac0ef2.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/6333648679/)
A session inspired by fabric sample (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ybeads/6333648679/) by Blue Kiln Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/ybeads/), on Flickr

Thanks for looking  :)


Title: Fancy bail with interchangable option
Post by: Helen G on November 12, 2011, 04:36:03 PM
I made some bails that come with options  ;D

These are them

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6117/6338381780_12d58d295c_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/glasslampworkbeads/6338381780/)
11IMG_4650 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/glasslampworkbeads/6338381780/) by Helen G Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/glasslampworkbeads/), on Flickr     

     (http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6054/6338382860_4121571dd3_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/glasslampworkbeads/6338382860/)
10IMG_4662 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/glasslampworkbeads/6338382860/) by Helen G Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/glasslampworkbeads/), on Flickr 

       (http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6032/6338382554_5f9e4b5b48_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/glasslampworkbeads/6338382554/)
7IMG_4651 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/glasslampworkbeads/6338382554/) by Helen G Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/glasslampworkbeads/), on Flickr



And if you wire your bead onto a trigger clasp you can change it or wear the bail as a dainty silver pendant  ;D

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6050/6337630869_930c61e71c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/glasslampworkbeads/6337630869/)
8IMG_4664 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/glasslampworkbeads/6337630869/) by Helen G Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/glasslampworkbeads/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6228/6338382976_759161f411_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/glasslampworkbeads/6338382976/)
9IMG_4661 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/glasslampworkbeads/6338382976/) by Helen G Beads (http://www.flickr.com/people/glasslampworkbeads/), on Flickr


Title: Changeable Necklace
Post by: Chameleon on November 13, 2011, 06:17:50 AM
...I think it must be something in the air re interchangeable things this week  ;D I made myself a new long necklace that I can add bhb's too (similar in style to the troll ones) i put a clasp on the bottom so I can add different semi precious or lampwork drops and then the bhb's simply go over the chain and clasp and rest on the ring of the drop.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6038/6339444695_beb3b5c009_m.jpg) (http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6038/6339444695_beb3b5c009_m.jpg)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6219/6340193064_49e3155bcd_m.jpg) (http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6219/6340193064_49e3155bcd_m.jpg)


Title: Rainbow necklace
Post by: cbeadies on November 13, 2011, 10:04:05 AM
 :D  Beads are slowly taking over the house, piling up on windowsills and shelves... so I decided to make a few more of my favourite ones into jewellery. I kept this rainbow bead necklace very simple so as not to detract from the beads.
Thanks for looking!  :)


(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF2435.jpg)  (http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF2434.jpg)


Title: A couple of makes with my lampies
Post by: Purple Cobwebs on November 13, 2011, 01:49:14 PM
Quite pleased how these turned out.

(http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i325/purple_cobwebs/PurpleRipplescollage.jpg)

(http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i325/purple_cobwebs/LampiesandSparkles.jpg)

Now for the difficult bit, pricing them!!!! I may wimp out and keep the bracelet for me!!!


Title: Recent jewellery etc
Post by: Margram on November 14, 2011, 02:26:42 PM
Some bits and pieces I've been making for Christmas present commissions :)
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6120/6344336685_892abb1454.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/37425825@N06/6344336685/)
Pendant - hollow lampwork (http://www.flickr.com/photos/37425825@N06/6344336685/) by Rosyglowglass (http://www.flickr.com/people/37425825@N06/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6052/6344304257_f65bd6b2fc.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/37425825@N06/6344304257/)
Lampwork pendant necklace (http://www.flickr.com/photos/37425825@N06/6344304257/) by Rosyglowglass (http://www.flickr.com/people/37425825@N06/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6033/6344305383_687bea24f6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/37425825@N06/6344305383/)
Lampwork heart lentils (http://www.flickr.com/photos/37425825@N06/6344305383/) by Rosyglowglass (http://www.flickr.com/people/37425825@N06/), on Flickr


Title: Children in Need - Spots necklace
Post by: poledra1958 on November 16, 2011, 07:04:03 AM
As I do not actually own any clothes with spots on.  For our wear your spots day at work I made myself a silver spots necklace.

(http://www.jewellerybyjenny.co.uk/pictures/Childreninneed-spots.jpg)



Title: Floral pendants!
Post by: Dee Dee on November 16, 2011, 07:46:25 PM
Here are a couple of pendants I made for a commission.  I struggled with handing over the teal one particularly, I love it - when matched with one of Diane's beautiful silk strings it just sang to me!  I will have to make myself another!

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6094/6352085480_0003cf4dbf.jpg)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6222/6352086492_f825fabe0c.jpg)



Title: Sisters 40th
Post by: ARBeads on November 17, 2011, 07:10:33 PM
I made these for my sisters 40th birthday, there was a ring as well but I seem to have lost the photie. Forgotten how much fun chainmaille can be.
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6059/6355142195_f6981be917.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/arjewellery/6355142195/)
IMG_2959_edited-1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/arjewellery/6355142195/) by A & R Jewellery (http://www.flickr.com/people/arjewellery/), on Flickr

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6055/6355136097_b1d2483306.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/arjewellery/6355136097/)
IMG_2949_edited-1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/arjewellery/6355136097/) by A & R Jewellery (http://www.flickr.com/people/arjewellery/), on Flickr

She loved them x


Title: Present for a dear friend
Post by: Lakelady on November 21, 2011, 07:13:57 AM
I have just finished these, using MizGeorge's lovely silver cufflink findings, for a dear friends birthday present.  I hope he likes them!
(http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6044/6376073055_d30655d28d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31235634@N03/6376073055/)
103_2591 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31235634@N03/6376073055/) by quirkyatt (http://www.flickr.com/people/31235634@N03/), on Flickr


Title: made by me :0)
Post by: Emerald on November 22, 2011, 08:40:19 AM
well i know the glasss bead isent terribley good but hey  ;D

made by me is a JP bracelet, glass bead and silver bead all made by me

(http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6112/6382944141_55a1990876.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jowalker2368/6382944141/)
2011-11-22 made by me  :) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jowalker2368/6382944141/) by jowalker2368 (http://www.flickr.com/people/jowalker2368/), on Flickr


Title: misty blue, gentle flower and plum daisies bracelets
Post by: flowerjasper on November 25, 2011, 08:08:49 PM
I have been busy making bracelets and earrings, here are just a few  :D
misty blue
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/xmas008.jpg)
gentle flowers
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/xmas020.jpg)
and plum daisies
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/xmas032.jpg)
earrings
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/xmas036.jpg)
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/xmas022.jpg)
sandy


Title: A couple of brooches
Post by: GaysieMay on November 27, 2011, 08:05:02 AM
I'm still really enjoying these Sara Sally inspired brooches I've been adding copper spirals to a lot of them but this powder blue just wanted to be left alone - although if I find the perfect feather I might just add that
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7145/6411011731_898129db35.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6411011731/)
Powder Blue Brooch 009 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6411011731/) by GaysieMay (http://www.flickr.com/people/gaysie_may_designs/), on Flickr

I hardly ever use red but have fallen in love with this shade
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7011/6411014041_6d47a6089d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6411014041/)
Winter Rose Red (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6411014041/) by GaysieMay (http://www.flickr.com/people/gaysie_may_designs/), on Flickr


Title: Beads of all sorts
Post by: Rase on November 28, 2011, 02:18:15 AM
I have managed to get Husband to photo some things, I love making paper beads as the patterns and colours are endless, I also have to sit with my mom a fair bit during the day so making something that I can sit with is handy.  I also like beading with size 15 delicas.
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7165/6417027547_d0892534e1.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25541565@N03/6417027547/)
Paper and glass (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25541565@N03/6417027547/) by raserowan (http://www.flickr.com/people/25541565@N03/), on Flickr
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7007/6417027783_21c6f01d72.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25541565@N03/6417027783/)
paper3 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25541565@N03/6417027783/) by raserowan (http://www.flickr.com/people/25541565@N03/), on Flickr
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7029/6400921997_73f1d2cf3a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25541565@N03/6400921997/)
DSC05551 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25541565@N03/6400921997/) by raserowan (http://www.flickr.com/people/25541565@N03/), on Flickr


Title: A commission and a Chrissy Pressie!
Post by: Dee Dee on December 02, 2011, 06:12:07 PM
You may remember my Black Jack beads.....they were commissioned to make this set....

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7147/6438411471_6ee70b32c5.jpg)


And, I made this for my lovely sister in law for Christmas.  It's a similar bead to Laguna, that I showed in the Gallery this week.  It goes absolutely perfectly with one of Diane's silk strings.....please please Diane, when you come back from your break, please make me some more of this colour, I love them!

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7159/6438411485_ddcec17753.jpg)


Title: Blog challenge necklace
Post by: Amber on December 03, 2011, 06:39:55 AM
I made this necklace for a blog challenge and I'm sooo chuffed with it!

Have a look at my blog if you want to find out more about the challenge  :) http://larksongstudio.blogspot.com/ (http://larksongstudio.blogspot.com/)

(http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u286/Spookyjewel/004-5.jpg)


Title: At the risk of becoming boring....
Post by: GaysieMay on December 05, 2011, 03:27:11 PM
... my name is Gay I'm an addict:

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7175/6461631447_8d2dccb7ec_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6461631447/)
Winter Rose Ivory and Red (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6461631447/) by GaysieMay (http://www.flickr.com/people/gaysie_may_designs/), on Flickr(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7011/6461630073_98232ab3fc_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6461630073/)
Winter Rose Red Trio (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6461630073/) by GaysieMay (http://www.flickr.com/people/gaysie_may_designs/), on Flickr(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7150/6461627769_67714e92df_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6461627769/)
Concentric Circles Blue (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6461627769/) by GaysieMay (http://www.flickr.com/people/gaysie_may_designs/), on Flickr(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7020/6461624923_3f337942db_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6461624923/)
Winter Rose Jade (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6461624923/) by GaysieMay (http://www.flickr.com/people/gaysie_may_designs/), on Flickr(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7023/6461626593_16d4aa6f05_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6461626593/)
Bonus Brooch (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaysie_may_designs/6461626593/) by GaysieMay (http://www.flickr.com/people/gaysie_may_designs/), on Flickr

Somebody stop me please!!!!!!  ;D


Title: My OH has been visiting George!!
Post by: Jennie Lamb on December 05, 2011, 04:01:25 PM
My husband Ian decided that he would like to have a go at playing with silver after he saw the ring I had made at Mango Beads on the Cab To Fab with George and Julie HB....perfect Christmas Present I thought!  He had some work cancelled this month and as he is busy in the new year so Christmas came early in this house! He took some of my cabs and headed up to see George for a couple of days and came back buzzing and gave me this and his mum got a lovely pendant too!!  YAY!!!

(http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab94/RASPBERRYRINGS/PC050029.jpg)  (http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab94/RASPBERRYRINGS/PC050027.jpg)  (http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab94/RASPBERRYRINGS/PC050026.jpg)

Made me want to experiment with ring making to!! So not to be left out I dug out the wire and did a wrap which I was quite pleased with......


(http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab94/RASPBERRYRINGS/PC050023.jpg)

THANK YOU GEORGE!!!  You have inspired the whole Lamb family into jewellery making!!


Title: Lovely Copper
Post by: Lush! on December 06, 2011, 11:43:08 AM
I've had a couple of requests to remake a copper bracelet, this is the latest version

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7155/6465492271_0893f22b4a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/6465492271/)
Bonfire Bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/6465492271/) by LushLampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/lushlampwork/), on Flickr

then I thought I'd try it with turquoise

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7016/6465491147_bd679e5eb4.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/6465491147/)
Bonfire on the Beach (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lushlampwork/6465491147/) by LushLampwork (http://www.flickr.com/people/lushlampwork/), on Flickr

Copper clasps, rings and caps by George (and maybe a little by Diane Cook too), frit by Kaz.


Title: shamballa style from my boys and me
Post by: flowerjasper on December 07, 2011, 12:14:50 PM
In a different thread I mentioned our recycle/reuse and reduce secret santa,
this is the shamballa style bracelet I made from wine and cider bottles,
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/shamballa005.jpg)
Lewis made this for his girlfriend
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/shamballa003.jpg)
and not to be left out Rob made this with some of my beads for his teacher for christmas,
(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg313/flowerjasper/shamballa008.jpg)
thanks to Anna  (shiny snail) for her advice on what cord to use  ;)
sandy


Title: Iolite, Vessonite, sterling silver and lampwork necklace and my new packaging!
Post by: MyPrecious on December 09, 2011, 08:51:17 AM
Sorry for the long title ;D

I can't get to the torch at the moment so here's my most recent necklace:

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6481632345_f7e94f09ca.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6481632345/)
rainforest6 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6481632345/) by Kathryn Greer (http://www.flickr.com/people/kathryngreer/), on Flickr

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7031/6481632601_84a60c8a2a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6481632601/)
rainforest7 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6481632601/) by Kathryn Greer (http://www.flickr.com/people/kathryngreer/), on Flickr

And my new jewellery packaging!

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7170/6481713247_510ef703cc.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6481713247/)
New jewellery packaging (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryngreer/6481713247/) by Kathryn Greer (http://www.flickr.com/people/kathryngreer/), on Flickr

Thanks for looking!


Title: Someone Will Be Happy
Post by: Nick on December 11, 2011, 04:53:22 PM
Necklace & Earrings

A Commission that had to be this colour, etched and on a thin wire. All made from scratch.

Turquoise on ivory with DH spot and silver inclusions.

(http://i964.photobucket.com/albums/ae123/HotFlameDesign/DSC_7090.jpg)

(http://i964.photobucket.com/albums/ae123/HotFlameDesign/DSC_7101.jpg)

(http://i964.photobucket.com/albums/ae123/HotFlameDesign/DSC_7083.jpg)

Hope they like them!!!


Title: Cascade earrings (based on Lynn's tutorial)
Post by: Kalorlo on December 13, 2011, 07:31:21 AM
Lynn did a tutorial on tassels (http://fhfteam.blogspot.com/2011/10/lynns-lampies-november.html) on the FHFteam blog last month. I thought I'd try making a pair of earrings in the same style.

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7013/6502301869_d906625d9d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalorlo/6502301869/) (http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7153/6502302327_588e0965da.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalorlo/6502302327/) (http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7146/6502302673_d8a546d245.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalorlo/6502302673/)

The first one took a loooong time! The second was faster now that I knew what I was doing. They were quite fun to make - not sure I'd be making many, but I can see myself doing them on occasion. I have pinged tiny beads all over the livingroom, though...

What are your thoughts on selling prototypes? I'd been making these with the intent to sell them, because I don't wear earrings often and it would be a shame if they just sat in a box somewhere. On the other hand, the central tassel on the left one is longer than the central tassel on the right, and I had to make up how I was closing the top loop when I got there, so it's got a crimp either side and a space at the top where you can see both strands of beading wire. (I've got wire guardians, but they won't fit two). I since realised it would make much more sense to think of it more as a figure of 8, with a bottom loop that's crimped in the centre (below the main bead?), then a top loop that does the same, rather than ending up with two wire ends at the top. That'd let me use a guardian or bead the entire loop without any gap.

If I was selling, I think I'd get some coppery/bronze-coloured niobium or titanium earwires instead of the sterling, to match the colours better.

Sooo, this carries on from the standards discussion! What do you think? I'm starting to (reluctantly!) feel that the right thing to do would be not sell these, but make another pair where I fix the niggly things. I am really pleased with them, I'm just not sure how much that counts!  ::)


Title: Recycled gold
Post by: JKC on December 13, 2011, 11:55:11 AM
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7026/6505860697_dddfa73f91.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/57249305@N08/6505860697/)
IMG_1111 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/57249305@N08/6505860697/) by jntcasey (http://www.flickr.com/people/57249305@N08/), on Flickr

Had to make something for my Aunt's 60th, a friend had given me a thin old gold ring, some clip on earings and other bits.  Aunt has just bought a Roman style dress to wear on a cruise in January, so made this, simple bead with ring and converted the earings to peirced. 

The glass is sandstone, given to me by the lovely Sue, looks really old, much nicer in person.  Forgive crappy paper towel background. Janet


Title: Pendants and a bracelet
Post by: Margram on December 14, 2011, 06:11:09 PM
I've recently started making up my beads to sell - and I'm slightly dazed that they are actually selling! ::)

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7019/6512721645_1503914eba.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/37425825@N06/6512721645/)
Multicolour pendant (http://www.flickr.com/photos/37425825@N06/6512721645/)
 
 (http://www.flickr.com/people/37425825@N06/)(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7147/6512722511_deb517404f.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/37425825@N06/6512722511/)
Rubino pendant (http://www.flickr.com/photos/37425825@N06/6512722511/)  (http://www.flickr.com/people/37425825@N06/)


(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7153/6512720645_1ca45d1d8c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/37425825@N06/6512720645/)
Seashell bracelet (http://www.flickr.com/photos/37425825@N06/6512720645/) by Rosyglowglass (http://www.flickr.com/people/37425825@N06/), on Flickr


Title: sister's birthday tomorrow
Post by: mizgeorge on December 15, 2011, 07:58:06 PM
(and I nearly forgot....)

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7007/6518424753_eb8b84734e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6518424753/)
fibula (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6518424753/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

This is one of my absolute favourite beads this year, from the lovely Ms Lush - thank you Julie!


Title: great big ring!
Post by: mizgeorge on December 20, 2011, 04:32:56 PM
I got my grubby little mitts on this astonishingly gorgeous cab from Julie HB, and it had to be a ring. It's over an inch across, but surprisingly comfortable to wear and the rainbows felt like a little bit of sunshine at a very gloomy time of year.

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7163/6545471473_fe0ac20e66.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6545471473/)
maluku ring (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6545471473/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr



Title: Mice and a bracelet
Post by: Lilley on December 22, 2011, 12:23:58 PM
I've been making mice as little Christmas gifts for the table on Christmas day - here they are en masse:
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7034/6554720199_4e2851eea5.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51398444@N04/6554720199/)
many mice (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51398444@N04/6554720199/) by Lilley Glass Designs (http://www.flickr.com/people/51398444@N04/), on Flickr
and a closer picture of the green & black one and the red one
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7004/6554728109_07d2a4cb2e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51398444@N04/6554728109/)
Mouse - green and black 2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51398444@N04/6554728109/) by Lilley Glass Designs (http://www.flickr.com/people/51398444@N04/), on Flickr
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7024/6554727371_5e56ff42ab.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51398444@N04/6554727371/)
mouse - red (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51398444@N04/6554727371/) by Lilley Glass Designs (http://www.flickr.com/people/51398444@N04/), on Flickr
Did also make a bracelet
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7030/6554714709_9b219c57e3.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51398444@N04/6554714709/)
blue lampwork bracelet 2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/51398444@N04/6554714709/) by Lilley Glass Designs (http://www.flickr.com/people/51398444@N04/), on Flickr
If you fancy seeing more - I've made a few vases too then have a look at my facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LilleyGlassDesigns
Hope you enjoy them, thanks for looking!
Happy Christmas to everyone!
Karen  ;D


Title: Christmas Present for my Sister ... ssssshhhhh!
Post by: Lush! on December 24, 2011, 06:18:31 AM
I'm so excited about this gift but I can't show the pic off on Flickr or Facebook yet in case she sees it!

My sis asked for earrings for Christmas, but I got a bit carried away

(http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x317/Bluebottle_pics/P1160798.jpg)

Its an 8 compartment box with 16 (!!) pairs of earring dangly bits, 2 pairs of George's small V earwires (cos my sis loses everything so I thought I'd better give her at least 2 pairs) and a pair of hoops.

Here's a closer look at some of the earrings I'm really chuffed with - and thanks to Trudi for the dichro.

(http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x317/Bluebottle_pics/P1160792.jpg)

(the pair on the right were heavily "inspired" by a set I saw on Etsy  8))

And here's all of them!  They're all finished off with a little jump ring so they easily slide on and off the earwires, apart from the discs which are intended to go on the hoops.

(http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x317/Bluebottle_pics/P1160783.jpg)

Earwires, headpins and jump rings by George.


Title: family christmas presents (bit of a hog, sorry!)
Post by: mizgeorge on December 24, 2011, 09:25:37 AM
All a bit last minute, but done :)

My sister only gets two pairs of earrings (she may desert me and go to be Julie's sister instead!). Beautiful beads from Claire Morris and Izzy Anderson.

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7172/6564130909_90b78d6b71.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6564130909/)
earrings (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6564130909/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

She's having a rockpool pendant too - commissioned by my mother to give to her :)

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7023/6564129777_04669db848.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6564129777/)
rockpool pendant (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6564129777/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

For my mother, a necklace and earrings made with some of Rays' fab hollows. I made a sterling bead in the same shape to match

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7027/6564128479_d31817fc06.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6564128479/)
hollows necklace & earrings (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6564128479/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr

And for my very trendy nephews, cufflinks, with some fab beads from Emma Ralph and Claire Morris

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7001/6564124723_42b3a53a52.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6564124723/)
cufflinks (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mizgeorge/6564124723/) by mizgeorge (http://www.flickr.com/people/mizgeorge/), on Flickr



Title: Another present!
Post by: cbeadies on December 27, 2011, 10:11:29 AM
I made this for a friend whose birthday is on New Year's Day.  :)

(http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx292/cbeadies/DSCF2477.jpg)


Title: It's been ages!
Post by: nemea on December 30, 2011, 06:48:45 AM
Since I've made any jewellery. It's nice to be back!
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7146/6599749499_ac52c3e106.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nemeadesigns/6599749499/)
Grace (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nemeadesigns/6599749499/) by nemea designs (http://www.flickr.com/people/nemeadesigns/), on Flickr