Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Christmas Perplexities

Inspired by my piece Autumn Perplexities. One end of the red-hued ribbon is laced through the antique silver Victorian chain while the other is knotted to the chain. A single 30mm green lampwork bead with silver foil is strung onto the ribbon. Hangs at 13.5" $10

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Winter Sky Earrings

The first piece in my Winter collection are these earrings. Turquoise tubes supply the blue while the corrugated saucers add the gray to create a winter sky. Silver earwire and head pin complete the piece.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Autumn's Last Green

As Autumn turns to winter, the last bits of green disappear. That was the inspiration of this necklace. Copper wire work accents the varying shades of amber and orange. The copper wire clasp contains a dark amber bead. The focus of the necklace is the dark amber oval that contains a hint of green and bronze wire accent. 11" with extension possible. $40

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Mystic Mahogany

Orange accents to the dark amber beads are complimented by the brown textured beads and antique copper chain and clasp. Top necklace hangs at 9.5" and bottom of teardrop hangs at 12.5" $40

Friday, November 19, 2010

Leaves-a-plenty bracelet

Combine 14 leaf connectors and 14 jump rings with a springring to achieve leaves-a-plenty. 6.5" $5

Monday, November 15, 2010

Web of Perplexities Earrings

These earrings continue the web of perplexity theme by using the copper-wrapped teardrop charm with attached dark amber faceted bead. Taking the perplexities down a notch by only adding antique copper earwires. $12

Web of Perplexities Necklace

The web of perplexity theme is continued by using the copper-wrapped teardrop charm with the amber faceted bead, but this necklace takes the variety of mediums to a new level. In addition to the ribbon and copper chain, the necklace has dark amber shell donuts, copper potato pearls, brown metallic textured beads, and a antique copper bead with loop. This truly is a web of perplexities. 13" to tip of faceted bead. $35.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Web of Perplexities

A simple chain can be transformed into a snarl of ribbon and wire. Add a toggle clasp and you have the web of perplexities bracelet. 7.5" length can be shorted to 5.75" or extended. $15.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Autumn Perplexities Earrings

These earrings are to accompany the Autumn Perplexities necklace. Using the ribbon and chain from the necklace to continue the theme. 2" $5

Monday, November 8, 2010

Autumn Perplexities

Perplexity is defined as trouble or confusion resulting from complexity. The variety of mediums of the three components and their off-center placement create its convoluted nature. Copper chain accents the orange ribbon and brown lampworked bead. $30. Hangs at 11.5"

Friday, November 5, 2010

Bohemian Autumn

The pendant invokes the image of an artist laboring over a canvas. I can see a paint smock and brush in the woman's hands. The copper wire and brown beads offset the amber fringe pendant. Hangs at 15.5".