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.
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 →
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 →
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!
Earrings on a Library Catalog Card
I have a ton of old library catalog cards and have finally found a great use for them! I'm displaying and selling sets of three earrings and using the cards to market and display them! Here are some samples. You can find them all in my online Etsy shop 🙂
First bead mosaic
I have finally finished my first bead mosaic. It's only on a 4" x 4" piece of pine and is made to sit on a small metal stand. I have lots more beads so I will certainly be doing more of these in the future 🙂
My first set of earrings that I made the ear wires for. I used 20 gauge copper wire and various beads. And yes, I used old library catalog cards to display them.
Finished making 8 sets of earrings today!