Vintage Freshwater Pearl Bracelet

I don't remember where I had gotten this bracelet but I did restring/knot it. These pearls are slightly off white. They are slightly flat on one side. This is a small bracelet. It measures 7-1/2" long, from end to end, including the clasp. So if your wrist is 7-1/2" this will not fit you.
Vintage freshwater pearl bracelet.

I don’t remember where I got this bracelet but it needed to be restrung/knotted. These are off white freshwater pearls. They are slightly flat on one side. This bracelet measures 7-1/2″. If your wrist is 7-1/2″ this bracelet will not fit you. It should fit a wrist 6-1/2″ to 6-3/4″. I do not know what the clasp is made of, there were no markings on it. I am assuming it’s gold because it is not tarnished at all. The clasp is a very unusual one. It’s like a plunger. You take the left side and put it up to the little round area that sticks out on the clasp. Then push down and the end slips right in. And you do the same to remove it. I’ve never seen a clasp like that before. I tried to research clasps and didn’t find anything either.

You can purchase this bracelet in my secure webstore.

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Textured Ring Silver-filled 21″ Necklace

hammeredThis necklace was made using 18 gauge Silver-filled wire. Silver filled is in the middle of the silvers. There’s silver plating that usually chips off and exposes the base metal under it. Silver-filled is a more reasonable priced silver option. There is the base metal but it’s got many layers of silver over it. And then you have solid sterling silver. Silver-filled is not as soft as solid sterling silver and can withstand a bit more handling.

This silver-filled necklace measures 21″ long and has a sterling silver lobster clasp. Each ring was soldered, hammered, textured and joined together by soldering a handmade jump ring to each large ring.  It was buffed and then tumbled to a bright shine.

The larger textured rings are just a bit smaller than a dime. They measure 15.4mm.

hammered close up

It will be shipped in a safe container within a bubble envelope and it will also be in an antitarnish bag.

Shipping is based on zip code and there is not handling or added shipping fees.  Shop in my secure web store.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Thank you,
Wanda

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Falling Snow Snowman Bulb Cover Kit with Assembled Snowman

Bulb Cover for storeThis post is for the kit to make the “Falling Snow Snowman Bulb Cover”. The kit contains all the beads to make this bulb. You supply the needle, thread and any other items you use to do beadweaving.  This kit contains enough beads to create one bulb cover.  For those of you who prefer not to make/assemble your own snowmen this kit contains them already assembled.  The link is provided below. This item is sent through the mail vis USPS.

 

 

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kit snowman assembled

 

Falling Snow Snowman Bulb Cover Kit

Bulb Cover PhotoThis post is for the kit to make the “Falling Snow Snowman Bulb Cover”. The kit contains all the beads to make this bulb. You supply the needle, thread and any other items you use to do beadweaving.  This kit contains enough beads to create one bulb cover.  If you prefer not to make/assemble your own snowmen you can purchase the kit with them already assembled.  The link is provided below.  This item is sent through the mail vis USPS.

 

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Falling Snow Snowman Bulb Cover PDF and Kits Info

Bulb Cover for storeHere is the latest Christmas bulb cover I designed. It’s designed for beginners with some beading experience. They are quick to make so you can whip them out for Christmas gifts or to cover you tree!  You can order the instructions via a PDF file in my web store. I also have kits available. One is with all the beads and the second one is with the snowmen assembled for those of you beaders who don’t do wire or have tools. I will try to post a link to each one on here but the main “add to card” icon is for the pattern only.

This is a PDF file you are purchasing. Once your payment goes through you will get an email with a link to retrieve the pattern. PDF files are non-refundable.  Downloads are sent to the email address used to purchase the item.

Thank you for taking a look today,
Wanda

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For the kit with the pattern click the link below.  The kit contains the pattern and all the beads to make this bulb cover. You supply the needle, thread and any other items you use to do your beadweaving.  This kit contains enough beads to create one bulb cover.

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For the kit with the pattern with the snowmen already assembled, click the link below. The kit contains the pattern and all the beads to make the bulb cover. You supply the needle, thread and any other items you use to do your beadweaving. The kit contains enough beads to create one bulb cover.

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Beaded Jellyfish Pendant

Today I would like to share with you a beaded jellyfish that I made.  What was most amazing was that I actually had the beads here to make it.  I have zillions of beads but when it comes to making a project, I often don’t have the right size or color.  I did have to improvise a bit on the very top of the jellyfish because my opening was a bit too big, but I just kept repeating and reducing the pattern until the opening was big enough for the headpin.

This jelly fish was >made using glass pearls I had actually gotten at Michael’s during one of their big sales.  I liked them because they were a rainbow or maybe AB glazed white pearls.  There were four strands on one hang tag. I bought it because I liked the fact that I got four different size pearls to work with on one purchase, plus they were pretty.  Yup, pretty really sells it for me!!!

The pattern listed pink pearls for the smaller ones but I didn’t have any pink. But I did have the correct size in cream, so that is what I used. I made what I had work because what I had was the right size.  I am trying not to order more stuff I don’t need before I try using what I have and so far I’m doing pretty good. I will never use up my bead stash but I am sure trying to make what I have work with what I want to make.

You can get the pattern for this jellyfish here.  I will have this necklace set up for sale in my webstore.  I just wanted to make one, I didn’t know what I was going to do with it.  So I decided to sell it and move on to another project I have already started.  You can see it in my secure webstore here.

$30.00Add to cart

Thank you so much for having a look today,
Wanda

 

Petite Roses Bracelet

This “Petite Rose Bracelet” is Silver-filled links with Sterling Silver roses on each link.  It’s not silver plated, the silver is not going to chip off.  The bracelet measures 8-1/8″ from end to end. It will fit a 7-1/4″ wrist nicely. It’s 100% handmade.

This bracelet can be purchased in my secure web store. Just click the link below to purchase.

 

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The Countess Beaded Christmas Bulb

The Countess bulb is a fun bulb to bead. It’s got some easy to find elements.  There’s seed beads, fircontess bulbe-polished beads and pearls.  Work up the pattern and add your bulb.  This is the first bulb I have made that is not encased by the beads.  It’s my first “dangling” bulb.  These bulb covers are nice because if the bulb breaks, you just carefully clean up the mess and slip it on a new bulb.  And they are easier to ship too.  No more worrying if the delicate bulb will make it through the mail.  I am planning on designing a few more bulbs like this in the future. I’d say near future but I get too busy with other projects and I get the bulbs done when I can.

You can purchase the pattern by clicking the icon below, it will take you to my secure web store.

This is a PDF file you are purchasing. Once your payment goes through you will get an email with a link to retrieve the pattern. PDF files are non-refundable.

$6.00Add to cart

Thank you for stopping by today,

Wanda