Design with an Aesthetic of Simple, Subtle and Unobtrusive Beauty
Three Orange Carp Necklace
Created with carved carnelian carp, glass seed beads and pewter disks. The clasp is sterling silver. Each seed bead is hand stitched on one bead at a time.
Three Orange Carp Necklace
Closeup showing the detail. Created with carved carnelian carp, glass seed beads and pewter disks. The clasp is sterling silver. Each seed bead is hand stitched on one bead at a time.
Lake Michigan Ice Necklace
This necklace was created using beach glass rescued from Lake Michigan and then drilled. Hand stitched rope using glass seed beads each bead stitched on one at a time. Pewter clasp and accents.
Nine Little Skippers Necklace
Nine little pebbles from Lake Michigan are used to create the foal element in this necklaace. The beaded rope is created using seed beads, each of which is stitched on one at a time. Peweter accent beads and clasp finish the piece.
Sonoran Desert Necklace
A beautiful picture jasper focal and druzy beads hang from a hand-stitched seed bead rope. A metal clasp and accents finish the work.
Each side of the picture jasper is gorgeous. the wearer can choice which side to wear out.
Trees in the Mist Necklace
This necklace highlights a beautiful piece of picture jasper that reminds me of trees, ice, snow and fog. A seed beaded rope with metal accents supports the focal piece. A pewter clasp completes the necklace.
Stone Pebble and Mother of Pearl Bird Pendant
A little Lake Michigan pebble is stitched using glass seed beads. A mother of pearl Zuni bird is added. The necklace can be worn showing the white side of the little bird or the smokey side.
Each seed bead is stiched on one bead at a time.
Bear and Rock Pendant
Picture Jasper faceted stone is bound using a stitched seed bead band. Hanging from the bottom is a stone Zuni bear.
This pendant hangs from a leather cord but is easily changed to a metal chain.
Stone and Druzy Pendant
Picture jasper, druzy and a dyed bone bead are stitched together using little glass seed beads.
Tuscon Sunset Second Night Necklace
A slab of picture jasper hangs from a seed beaded rope. Druzy beads accents the beaded rope. Metal accents and a pewter clasp finih the piece.
Jasper with Triangle Pendant
The triangle pendant is created using glass seed beads and accented with little bead drops and accents. The picture jasper is suspended between the two triangles allowing the piece to be worn either side facing front.
Currently strung on a leather cord it can easily be changed to a metal chain.
Down in the Meadow Necklace
Based on the song "Down in the Meadow in a little bitty pool Swam three little fishies And a mama fishie too "Swim," said the mama fishie, "Swim if you can." And they swam and they swam all over the dam.
My dad used to sing us kids that song when we were little.
This necklace was created with glass seed beads and carved jade fish pendants. Scattered throughout the necklace are little translucent orange beads like fish roe.