I was happy to provide another silent auction handmade beaded necklace for the annual South Carolina Library Association's annual conference that was recently held in Greenville, South Carolina. The necklace went for $65! It has a number of different stone and glass beads and even wood ones too.
Three strand necklace
I made this necklace for the South Carolina library associations annual conference silent auction. I hope it gets lots of bids! The money raised goes to the scholarship for diversity for the association.
Three stranded mixed bead necklace for silent auction
I was invited again this year to submit a jewelry item for the South Carolina Library Association annual conference scholarship for diversity fundraiser. I decided to use a mix of beads and various colors. They range from lampwork beads to Stone to glass and copper and seed beads. The clasp is handmade copper. I hope... Continue Reading →
Made these for a birthday gift 🙂
Fossilized alligator dermal scute pendants and earrings
I finally finished making these 15 necklaces and two pairs of earrings that were commissioned by my friend Caroline of fossilized dermal scutes (osteoderm fossils) from alligators (I think from the Pleistocene era) that she found at Edisto beach (technically, they're fresh dermal scutes but being fossilized sounds better)... I used a variety of beads and basic necklace cords... Continue Reading →
Made this jasper necklace for my dental hygienist and she really liked it. I think the large stones are river jasper and some of the smaller beads are moss agate and copper. Also made these earrings with copper hoops for my other dental hygienist and she liked them too 🙂
Hand knotting project
This has been an undertaking! My mom gave me her old double strand of beads with a vintage onyx clasp from the 60's to clean up and repair. Unfortunately the beads were so old, the coating was coming off so I decided to get all new beads and learn how to knot them. After a... Continue Reading →
Beach glass pendants
Finished these two commissioned beach glass pendants today!
I started thinking about how I could combine my skills in jewelry making and crochet and have come up with thread lace crochet covered river stones. I think the multi colored ones and the beige ones are my favorite. The black doesn't show up that well.
I’ve been making more earrings on library catalog cards!
What a perfect gift for the librarian or avid book lover! Each recycled library card comes with three sets of earrings. Visit my Etsy store to find these and more!