Tag Archives: carnelian

Beadfest Finds!

It was pouring, blinding rain here yesterday. driving west on the Long Island Expressway was scary.  You could barely see a few yards in front of you.  Nevertheless, images of all those gorgeous beads at the Bead Fest kept us … Continue reading

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Carnelian & Copper Wire Necklace

I had just a few large, luscious, Carnelian beads that I was saving for some special project. Their long, barrel shape was difficult for me to design around. Initially I was going to use only one as a pendant but … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun necklace

For the longest time I wanted to create a circular, medallion-like pendant incorporating beads with wire. I kept trying different techniques but none were just right. While fumbling with wire I finally came up with this. Starting with a spiral … Continue reading

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Carnelian, Copper, Spirals and Links

Lately I find myself making simple links, jump rings, spirals and clasps whenever I feel a lack of inspiration. I find it an interesting and relaxing past time while I sit out my “funk”.Step pliers are an awesome invention, so … Continue reading

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