My latest–named because they remind me of the dazzling diamond necklaces worn by Russian Grand Duchesses. Swarovsky vintage AB crystals and tons of other Czech AB crystals in different shapes and sizes, paired with rhinestone rondelles. You can also double … Continue reading
One last ruffled crepe paper tree–this time in pink. Laced with clear glitter, which you can’t really see well in the photo. My last Christmas craft until next fall. On the home front–my husband woke me this morning, raised the … Continue reading
Yes, it’s true. I saw something like these on Pinterest, but they were made out of calico for spring and there was no glitter involved. (I have become a glitter addict.) Decided to make some out of spare felt I … Continue reading
I started out making an entirely different necklace yesterday–copper and turquoise. But it didn’t quite work out. While I was putting those beads away, I ran across these large champagne grey faux pearls and loved the satiny look of them. … Continue reading
A stunning mix of Art Deco colors and Art Nouveau design. Features jet black and icy opaque aqua blue faceted Czech glass, black rhinestone rondelles, a black metal Art Nouveau pendant encrusted with vintage clear and back set rhinestones leading … Continue reading
It has been VERY cold here for the past week–all subzero. And after two glorious days of temps in the 20s–we’re about to dive back to -19 degrees on Saturday night! But we grin and bear it…and distract ourselves however … Continue reading
I love this new one–ubersparkle with the gleam of cultured pearls. Two strands of vintage rhinestone studded book chain dripping with smokey Swarovski teardrops, Czech glass, and dozens of twinkly rhinestone rondelles. Now in my Gemnorde Etsy shop.
I’ve had these magnificent Miriam Haskell gold art glass lozenge beads for 3 years, waiting for the right inspiration. It finally came! These beads are gold foil inside glass flecked with many colors. Also made of multicolored rhinestone rondelles and … Continue reading