Tag Archives: pearl

Pearls bracelet

22 May

I made this pearls bracelet to match with the necklace and earrings from my previous post.  Not much to say here except that the pearls were beautiful so it was an easy job. 🙂

pearl bracelet

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Reshaped pearl necklace

21 May

Some time ago a friend asked me to reshape her aunt’s pearl necklace which she thought was a bit over the top. So we agreed to make a long necklace  instead with the pendant pearls and some other pearls from the old matching bracelet she had.

I was able to make the necklace, a pair of earrings and a little bracelet too. (check my next post for the bracelet).

pearl necklace old

BEFORE

pearl necklace

AFTER

pearl work in prog

Work in Progress

Experimenting

29 Jan

In my incessant research of learning new technique I stumbled upon one which involves, once again, wire and beads. There was this pin coming up all the times on my Pinterest and I decided to give it a try. My result is far from being as nice as the one on Pinterest but this was just a first attempt….

[Light blue bugle glass seed beads, copper wire and cultivated pearls.]

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Solitary Christmas gift

27 Dec

In the past few years, for Christmas, I was used to make myself most of the presents for my friends, but this year I decided otherwise.

Actually, the only gift I decided to make for 2016 is this necklace for my friend Simona….

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It’s simple to make but it has quite a visual impact. 😉

It is made with a cultivated pearl, two crystals, an amazonite stone and a decorated brass connector.

Bracelet or necklace

10 Apr

Here is a necklace that is long enough to be also used as a bracelet. The brass component is made by me. I used a black chain and a pearl to contrast the golden brass.

brass and pearl

brass and pearl

My necklace

9 Apr

I’m in a wire frenzy! Here is another necklace I made for myself, baring my name. The clasp is also made by me. 🙂

wire fiore

say my name…

wire fiore detail

detail

Copper

17 Mar

Recently I’ve been actracted to copper wire, and when I found this lovely tutorial on how to make a Wire Heart Clasp, I decided to give it a try!

The nacklace and earings in the following photos are the results… I used thin copper wire and matte white round crystal beads to make a string with the rosary technique, then, with a thicker copper wire I made the heart shaped clasp and ring. I added a greyish/bluish faceted crystal roundel bead and a cultivated  fresh water nugget pearl for an extra accent.

I used the same materials for the earings except that I didn’t have the copper studs (and the wire used for the clasp was far too thick), so I made them out of two copper rings from this previous work… I straightened two rings and sanded one end and made a loop on the other…. et voilà!

…btw, I wear the necklace so that the lovely heart clasp is in the front. 😉

crystals and pearl necklace

crystals and pearl necklace

crystals and pearl: detail

crystals and pearl: detail

crystals and pearls earings

crystals and pearls earings

Heart bracelet

3 Mar

Here’a a little bracelet I made during the weekend. Easy and quick it is made with a silver heart shaped pendant, a couple of cultivated pearls, pink glass beads and purple agate beads.

I really like the heart shaped pendant and since I have some others left, I’m planning to make quite few things with them….

Heart bracelet

Heart bracelet

Heart bracelet

Heart bracelet

Crystal choker

22 Jan

This is a choker I’ve been thinking about for quite a long time…. it is made with white crystals, cultured pearls and amethyst beads, and it is finished with a golden chain.

crystal pearl amethist choker

New Year’s choker

20 Jan

Here is a choker and earings I made specifically for my New Year’s Eve party with Paola & C. It is made with cultured pearls and amethyst beads.

Amethist and pearl choker and earings

Amethist and pearl choker and earings

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