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Bead Soup Challenge 2013 Partner~Staci Louise Originals For this necklace I used the agate drop Staci sent me for the focal and wire wrapped her sea glass and pearls for the sides. I also used the chain she sent and her awesome handmade clasp. The agate is nested inside of textured polymer clay and copper sheet metal with a heat patina.

Bead Soup Challenge 2013 Partner~ Staci Louise Originals I used the chunky copper bead and oblong peach pearl as the inspiration for this piece. Sea Urchin Spikes from the soup were used to accent the sides. I embellished with copper sheet metal, polymer clay shields embedded with Swarovski crystals and turquoise.

Bead Soup Challenge 2013 Partner~Staci Louise Originals I made a puffed sunrise out of copper sheet to highlight Staci's Copper Eye. The other beads used are the clasp, purple pearls, pale green amazonite(?), and chunky copper beads. I added textured copper sheet, polymer clay, turquoise and drilled ammonites set on the sides as an ode to Staci (she loves those). This challenge was a blast!

Raspberry fluted lucite earrings are hand painted in all shades of luscious raspberries ready to be picked off the vine. Shimmering gold and hints of lavender texture highlight the flower and are reflected in the freshwater pearl that dangles below the petals. Around the crown of the pearl are nuggets of rutilated quartz and lemon [...]

A white freshwater pearl is wirewrapped in a tribal style and paired with a handmade polymer clay shield bead in shades of deep coral and olde silver. Topped off with handmade non-allergenic Titanium earwires that hold a faceted picasso style Czech glass bead. Titanium is nickel and lead free. These earrings are as light as []