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Citrus Clutch

remember this?  i’m working on finishing up loose ends before my summer holiday, and this was on the top of my list.  the fresh, modern look would make a great accent to a summer dress but would go equally well with a casual, white shirt/ blue jeans ensemble too.


A lovely paua shell is the focus of this embroidered bracelet.  Add tiny pearls, amethyst stones, Swarovski crystals, fire polish beads, seed beads and delicas and you have a feminine bracelet to dress up any occasion.   13 more words

Handmade Jewelry

Raspberry Rhodonite, Amazonite and Abalone Necklace $90

Fabulous raspberry rhodonite, light aqua amazonite and abalone necklace.
This bead embroidered piece is accented with gun metal and dusty rose seed beads. Beaded toggle clasp is metal free. 14 more words

My latest designs use beautiful pure silk ribbons that are folded and edge-dyed using a Japanese technique called shibori.  The twists and turns of the silk ribbon reveal different shadings and accents of colour, and the beads, pearls and crystals are like stones in the river of the silk.   39 more words



Creating a finished bead embroidered piece involves thread, tiny seed beads, industrial strength adhesive, fibrous inner backing, Ultrasuede outer backing, flat backed stones/shells, and some serious tenacity. 355 more words