Archive for the ‘Glass’ Category

Earrings: Clear AB Czech Glass with Gold Brass Findings

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

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Earrings: Opalescent Czech Glass with Antique Silver Plated Findings

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

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Necklace & Earrings: Czech Glass, Carved Bone, & Gold Brass

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

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Earrings: Multi-Color Czech Glass Rondeles with Gold Brass Celtic Shields and Wires

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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The Celtic shield is a symbol of protection.

Earrings: Multi-Color Czech Rondeles with Glass Drops on Brass Wire

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

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Free Form Wire Pendants with Wire Wrapped Beads

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

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Earrings: Brass Hoops with Wire Wrapped Czech Beads, Pressed Flower Czech Bead Dangle

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

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Earrings: Rose Copper Wire Hoops and Earwires with Wire Wrapped Czech Beads

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

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Earrings: Carved Beads, Czech Glass with Brass Chain & Accents

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

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Christmas Card Ornaments

Monday, January 4th, 2016

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I saw this idea for re-purposing Christmas cards—cut the cards into 1/2″ strips (I used the front of the card only).  I modified the original method by using an 18 gauge gold brass wire down through the center and a crimp to secure the strips against the beads at the top and bottom.  These are a little trickier than you would think–somewhat time consuming since I was developing my own method as I went.  The original idea didn’t use beads to embellish–but it’s a good way to use up the odds and ends from stock and do I ever have lots of that!

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