These are some of my fused glass pendants. Color is a little off on some of the dichroic pieces -- still trying to figure out how to get the best lighting for dichroic glass. Colors are more vibrant that what is capture here.
Monday, December 14, 2009
Monday, November 30, 2009
Earring 1: Simple dangle earring.
Earring 2: Diamond European Chain Maille Weave. Sterling silver w/ Anodized Niobium blue diamond
Earring 3: Tetra Orb earring.
Earring 4: Simple figure 8 earring w/ a bead accent.
Earring 5: Dangle earring based on the crazy-8 weave.
Earring 6: Half-byzantine segment with a large ring.
Earring 7: Dos Equis earring. It is made w/ sterling silver and Gold Filled rings.
Earring 8: Tapered Byzantine earring. It was the 2nd earring I learned to make.
Earring 9: Another version of a byzantine earring.
Earring 10: This is the 1st earring style I learned to make. Its a simple cable chain w/ beads added for color.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
I'll be adding more pics later this week & next week.
I'm working on editing the pics of my silver earrings, glass
pendants, and glass Ornaments. I plan to have a Esty.com store
front setup & start listing pieces by Thanksgiving.
I'm participating in a local jewelry craft sale on Sat (Nov 14th)
in North Raleigh, NC. I'll be one of 13 or 14 local jewelry
designers at the show. Some are established and other are like me,
just starting out. See http://jewelryartshow.blogspot.com/ for
time & location info.
If your in the area, please stop by. If you know of anyone who
you think might be interested, please pass the info about the
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Silver Piece #21: Capture Ring Earings.
Silver Piece #20: Lacey Chain Bracelet w/ yellow lampwork bead. Bracelet is 8 inches long with a lobster claw clasp.
Silver Piece #19: Helm Chain Bracelet with White/gray/brown lampwork brad. Bracelet is 7.75 inches long with lobster claw clasp. Glass bead is white with Silver fumed ivory.
Silver Piece #18: Flower Chain Bracelet with 3 lapis Beads. Bracelet is 7.25 inches long with a lobster claw clasp.
Silver Piece #17: Flower Bracelet with Happiness Clasp.
Silver Piece #16: Lacey Chain w/ blue/green/white lampwork bead.
Silver Piece #15: Flower chain with red/brown lampwork beads. The bracelet is made with "flower" links connecting four glass beads. The brown on the red beads is silver fumed Ivory.
Silver Piece #14: Double strand Helm Chain Bracelet. Bracelet is 7.5 inches long. Chinese character on Clasp is teh symbol for Happiness.
Silver Piece #12: Olympus Chain Bracelet. Bracelet is 7.75 inches with a lobster claw clasp.
Silver Piece #11: Figure 8 chain bracelet. Bracelet is 7.75 inches long with a lobster claw clasp.
Silver Piece #10: Segmented Byzantine bracelet. Bracelet is 7.5 inches long with a lobster claw clasp.
Silver Piece #8: Round Chain bracelet. The one picture is made w/ 18 gauge Gold filled rings and is 7.75 inches long with a lobster claw claps. Also, I have made this with Sterling Silver rings, mix of Gold filled and sterling silver rings, and smaller 20 gauge sterling Silver rings.
Silver Piece #7: Celtic Visions Bracelet. Bracelet is 7.5 inches long. Clasps is a lobster claw Clasp.
Silver Piece #6: Dos Equis Necklace. Necklaces contains both Sterling Silver and Gold Filled rings. Necklace is 26 inches long. Clasps is a lobster claw clasps.
Silver Piece #5: "This is Not Water" Necklace. Sterling Silver Necklace. 20 inches long.
Silver Piece #4: Lace Collar Necklace. This pieces is made using the Japanese Chainmaille weave.
Silver Piece #2: Byzantine w/ Garnet Swarovski 8mm beads Set. Pieces are made with Byzantine segments separated by Garnet Swarovski crystals. Set includes a Necklace and Bracelet. Necklace is 22.5 inches long, Bracelet is 7.5 inches long. Clasps on both is a lobster claw Clasp.
Silver Piece #1: Silver "Bow tie" Set. This set is made from Fine Silver. The "bow ties" are fused silver rings that I reshaped into oval, then compressed the center & folded in half. I then inserted the large rings into the folded ring & connected to another folded ring. Set contains Earrings, bracelet and Necklace. Necklace is 20.5 inches long, bracelet is 7.3 inches long. Clasps on both is a lobster claw Clasp.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Necklace 19: This pendant contains 2 layers of dicro separated by a layer of clear glass. The back is black and the top is clear glass. Kumihimo braid is made from white and blue/light blue cords. Necklace length 16 inches, pendant is 7/8 inches wide by 1 inch long (not including bail).
Necklace 18: This pendant contains 2 layers of dicro separated by a layer of clear glass. The back is black and the top is clear glass.Kunihimo braid is made from white cords and cords that transition from pink to dark purple and back to pink. The center of the braid cord is dark purple, the 2 ends are pink. Necklace is 17.5 inches long, pendant is 3/4 inches wide by 1 inch long.
Necklace 16: small fused glass pendant red and blue corners with gold/blue-green dicro center. back is black and top is clear glass. Kumihimo braid is made from 6 white cords and 2 multi-colored cords. Necklace is 16.5 inches long, pendant is 7/8 inches wide by 1 inch long
Necklace 15: This pendant is made with 2 layers of dicro separated by a layer of clear glass. Back is black glass and top is clear. Kumihimo braid is made frim green/gold and white cords. Necklace is 20 inches long, pendant is 1 inch wide by 7/8 inch long.
Necklace 14: This is a oval pendant made from small pieces of dicro on black glass with a clear top. 2 pieces if clear was used on top,which creates the stripe of uncovered dicro. Kumihimo braid is made from white and multi-colored (blue,green, purple,red,brown) cords. Necklace is 20 inches long, pendant is 7/8 inches at its widest point and 5/8 inches at its longest point.
Necklace 12: This pendant is stripped dicro w/ a black back and clear top. The Kumihimo braid cord is made from multi-color and white cords. Necklace is 18.5 inches long, pendant is 1 1/4 inches square
Necklace 11: This pendant is made from small pieces of colored dicro placed randomly on the black back, then covered in clear. 2 small air bubbles were trapped in the pendant as part of the fusing process. Kumihimo braid cord is made from blue/light blue/white cords. Necklace is 17.5 inches long, pendant is 1 inch in diameter
Necklace 10: This pendant consists of blue glass and stripped dicro. The black is black and the top is clear glass. The kumihimo braid cord is blue based with bits of various colors. The bail is sterling silver chainmaille half-byzatine weave. Necklace is 17 inches long, pendant is 1 1/8 inches wide by 1 1/2 inches long
Necklace 9: This fused glass pendant is made from rippled blue dicro fused face down onto blue glass. The Kumihimo braid cord is multi-colored (dark blue, light blue, purple and green). It was made with the pendant in place. Necklace is 17 3/4 inches long, pendant is 7/8 inches wide by 1 inch long
Necklace 8: This piece is a yellow/gold dicro with lines textured lines on it. It is fused faced down onto black glass. The Kumihimo braid was built with the pendant it place. Cord is brown/light green with hints of gold. Necklace is 18 3/4 inches long; pendant is 1 1/8 inches square
Necklace 7: This piece is one of my 1st chanel pendants. It has a black base & many small peices of dicro fused on top. The Kumihimo braid was made with the pendant is place (the pendant will not move or come off braid without cutting/destroying the braid). The cord is dark blue/purple/green/brown. necklace is 23.5 inches long, pendant is 1 inch wide by 1 1/2 inches long.
Necklace 6: This pieces is one of my 1st millifore based pendants. The orginal pendant was made in a circle mold. I refired it with a piece of clear glass on top. THe cord is a kumihimo braid of reds, blues, and white. Necklace is 16.5 inches long, pendant is 1 1/8 inches in diameter
Necklace 3: The pendant is fused glass. The 2 brown triangles are dicro. The triangles are fused on black glass & covered with clear. The kumikimo cords is a mix of browns and white threads. Bail is sterling silver chainmaille in a half-byzantine weave. Necklace is 20 inches long, pendant is 1 inch wide by 1 1/4 inches long.
Necklace 1: This necklaces is one of my favorites. The pendant is a peice of rippled dicro fused face down onto a peice of black glass. Bail is sterling silver chainmaille flower.