Saturday, September 10, 2011

Autumn Offerings.....

Hellooooooo Autumn! It's that time of year when a crispness fills the air and the trees explode with jewel tone colors.  Autumn is the inspiration for this posting of jewelry.  Enjoy!

{golden oak necklace}
{$12 + $2 shipping}

 This 2 inch long oak leaf has been created from a piece of garment leather, painted with a wonderful lustrous bronzy-gold color and then over stamped with the names of trees.  A cluster of chips in autumn hues dangle in front.  More dainty chips hang from the chain.  The necklace measures approximately 17.5 inches long.  This would look fantastic on with a black turtle neck!

{ahhhhh autumn necklace} SOLD
{$12 + $2 shipping}

 The industrial feel of the patinated box chain pairs will with the rich deep red of the leather leaf in this necklace.  A cluster of luster class beads dangle in a layer in front of it.  The leaf is 2 inches long and the chain is approximately 17 inches long.

{caw the crow}
{$12 + 2 shipping} SOLD
When was the last time you saw a crow wearing a top hat and spats?  An 18 inch long gun metal chain suspends this one of a kind 2 inch long crow pendant. The pendant as been sealed with shiny resin.  A hand stamped metal tag says "caw".  This one is a real conversation starter!

{autumn in paris} SOLD
{$12 + 2 shipping}
 A snapshot of Paris has been captured in collage form on the front of this one of a kind 2 by 2.5 inch pendant.  It is sealed with shiny resin and hangs from an 18.5 inch chain with bronze, teal and chocolate brown glass bead danglies half way up the chain on both sides.

{mixed metal cross} SOLD
{$10 + 2 shipping}
 This 17 inch long necklace is visually interesting with its mixture of different metals and chain styles making it versatile to mix with other metals and wear with just about anything. The 1.5 inch long metal cross has been wire wrapped with polished rock chips in the colors of sand, moss green, eggplant and burnt orange.

{complicated} SOLD
{$10 + 2 shipping}
Wear this complicated lady (Mona Lisa) on your wrist in a 7.5 inch bracelet.  She is on a Scrabble Tile and sealed with resin.  Seventeen charms created with black, white, grey-green and citrine beads dangle from the chain.

Thank you so much for looking and stop back next week as more goodies will be added! Think Halloween....that's all I'm saying!

Monday, July 18, 2011

New Jewelry.....

{desert rose} SOLD
{$12.80; includes shipping}

A hand rolled suede rolled rose embellished with a cream colored glass bead and green leather leaf gracefully hangs from a sewn fabric cord.  The necklace measures 17 inches long and the rose is approximately 1.5 inches wide.

New jewelry will be posted on Wednesday so stop back!

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Skeleton Key Bracelets......

{skeleton key bracelets}
{$25 +$3 shipping}
All bracelets measure approximately 8 inches.  They are made from vintage skeleton keys and beaded with many of the following kinds of beads:  glass, wood, coral, shell, bone, acrylic.
If you see a bracelet you'd like and need an exact measurement please email me the name of the bracelet (I named them after the house in which I think the key was used!)

{provence villa} SOLD

                                                           {seaside cottage} SOLD

                                                               {santa fe casa}  SOLD

                                                                 {fishing camp}  SOLD

                                                                {lake house}  SOLD

                                        {garden cottage}  SOLD

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Mixed Media Jewelry......

This batch of jewelry is truly mixed media inspired, created with everything from shells, to leather, to fabric to metal!

{the coast of maine}
{$12.80; includes shipping} SOLD

Created with 18 inch handmade batik fabric cording, this necklace sports a 2.25 inch long shell which has been eroded away to see the inside.  It has been embellished with glass beads and a metal star.  This baby would look great with a white-T, jeans and a big pair of Wayfarer sunglasses!

{long, tall, sally}
{$12.80; includes shipping}

 This 20.5 inch necklace has been created from handmade fabric cord.  The long seashell measures 3 inches with the silver bale making the overall necklace 23.5 inches long.  Two glass pearls and 3 strands of orange tiny glass seed beads embellish it as well.

{seashore stanley}
{$12.80; shipping included}
 This 17 inch necklace has been created with glass and red coral beads.  The moon is stamped on leather and hand painted with waves.  Stanley is hard plastic and measures 2 inches tall and is a charm I created using elements from Studio Tangie and Tumble Fish Studio.  This necklace is definitely for those with a sense of humor!

{golden summer}  SOLD
{$12.80; includes shipping}
 This 17 inch long necklace has been created with a tiny vintage metal skeleton key, leather handstamped and painted heart, metal Chinese coin and green and mat gold glass beads.   The heart measures 2 inches long.

{the majestic theatre}  SOLD
{$12.80; includes shipping}
The Majestic was a very popular name for a movie theatre back in the day! This necklace measures 17 inches long and sports a 2 inch long hand painted and stamped leather heart layered with shiny black and rhinestone winged key.

{{$12.80} SOLD

The soaring bird has been handcut from leather, painted, stamped and sealed.  The glass beaded necklaces measures 1 inches long, the bird measures 2.5 inches long and 3 inches wide with a black Swarovski crystal dangling from her beak.

{urban angel wing}  SOLD
{$12.80; includes shipping}
 This 18 inch long necklace has been created with metal chain and glass beads.  The leather wing measures 2.25 inches long and each feather has been hand-drawn onto it.  It is embellished with 3 glass bead dangles.

{beach flower} SOLD
{$12.80; shipping included}
This 19 inch long necklaces has been created with glass, shell, bone and metal beads.  The handmade fabric flower is attached to an ivory colored ring of shell.  I'm picturing this with a dark brown tanktop!

{free bird 1969} SOLD
{$12.80; shipping included}

 This necklace measures 18 inches long and is made of glass beads and copper beads.  The bird is handpainted and is 2 inches long and 3 inches wide with a handstamped metal "1969" charm dangling from the tail.

{bee turquoise}
{$12.80; shipping included}
 This 20 inch long necklace has been created with hand sewn fabric cord.  The 1.75 inch wide flower is made of hand painted leather.  The tiny bee is metal.  With an orange top, this baby would pop!

{sunset beach} SOLD
{$12.80; includes shipping}

 A double strand beachy charm bracelet looks good on any wrist!  This one is 8 inches long, made of handmade fabric cord and has 17 charms made of shell, glass beads, metal and bone hanging from it.

Well that's all folks for today!  If you see something you like, shoot me an email.  Remember, I'll be at the Quaker Steak and Lube in Sharon, Pa for Artie Gras this Thursday night (if it doesn't rain).  Stop by and visit!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Good Things in a Tiny Spoon...

{white sands beach}  SOLD
{$12.80; includes shipping}

This 18 inch long necklace has been created with tiny white and gold glass beads.  A tide pool of white shells, a fresh water pearl, glass bead and coconut shell beads are nestled in a jewelers grade resin which gives off a smooth, glass-like reflection.

{blue butterfly} SOLD
{$12.80; includes shipping}

This 18 inch long necklace has been created with glass beads and glass pearls with a toggle clasp in the front.  The demitasse spoon has a handmade collage in the bowl which has been covered with smooth as glass jewelers grade resin (it will never yellow).

{carolina ocean spoon} SOLD
{$12.80; shipping included}
This 18 inch necklace has been created with my own handmade batik fabric cording in yummy shades of greens, blues and browns.  The demitasse spoon has 3 shells and glass beads nestled in glossy jewelers grade resin.

Thanks for looking and check previous posts with more summery jewelry goodies!

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Seaflower and Butterfly Necklaces

{seaflower 27}
{$12.80; shipping included}

This 16 inch necklace is the perfect length to wear with a V-neck shirt.  The flower has been created with a lightweight organza like material in light blues and grey.  The asymmetrical necklace is made of distressed metal chain and glass beads of various sizes and grey freshwater pearls.

{giggle butterfly}
{$12.80; shipping included}

This 16.5 inch necklaces has been created with handmade fabric cord and a string of pale pink, dark pink, black and blue seed beads.  The butterfly collage is on a Scrabble tile and coated with resin for durability.  A small Swarovski crystal dangles the necklace as well.

Check out previous posts for more unique jewelry!

Monday, May 30, 2011

Into the Water, Shade and Flower Garden.....

{the briny deep} SOLD
{$12.80; includes shipping}

Created from a vintage skeleton key, this glass beaded necklace measures 18 inches long and the key is 2.75 inches long in the colors of the deep, deep sea.  A starfish charm dangles from the top of the key.  The necklaces sports 2 hand-stamped bamboo beads and a natural shell.   

{a fish called jake}
{$10.80; shipping included}
     Jake has been created from embossed leather, hand painted and embellished the glass beads in the yummy colors of the deep blue sea.  The glass beaded necklaces measures 16 inches long.

{shady lane} SOLD
{$12.80; free shipping}

This 17 inch long necklace has been created with glass beads, shell beads, metal bead and a vintage skeleton key.  The skeleton key is dripping with 5 rings of glass beads in a variety of green hues.  The key measures 2.75 inches long and the necklaces closes with a silver lobster claw closure.

{pink flower garden} SOLD
{$12.80; shipping included}
This 19 inch glass beaded necklace has a 2.75 inch vintage skeleton key which has been embellished with 3 rings of glass and pearl beads.  A tiny star charm dangles from the top of the key.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The Keys To......

{the key to summer}
{$12.80; shipping included}

 This 17 inch long key necklace is dripping with summer charm!  It lays beautifully on the neck and has been created with a real key, glass pearl, glass seed beads, metal star charm and a natural shell.

{Miss Talulu Bloomingdocker}
{$12.80; shipping included}

 Created from a polished brass key, this 18 inch long necklace has a handmade fabric cord with lobster claw closure.  Dangling from the key are glass bead dangles and an original art doll charm and a #3 typewriter key charm.

Thanks for looking and check out previous posts for more jewelry!

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Ready for Summer Jewelry!

{the writer} SOLD
 He knew he'd write the next great American novel, he just didn't know when.  This one of a kind necklace has been created with an original 2 inch long digital collage sealed under resin.  Dangling below is a melange of 2 iridescent beads and an actual ink pen nib.  The top of the pendant is a filigree metal with a 17 inch long chain of iridescent round and triangular beads.

                                            {vintage Paris} SOLD 

Dangling hand stamped bamboo beads are suspended between quirky vintage Parisian charms in this fun 17 inch long beaded ball necklace.  It would look great with a white T-shirt or on an all black outfit for a more dramatic effect!

                                                             {the inventors} SOLD
They invented so many things but their love machine was their best invention ever!  This very unique pendant is made out of a keyhole cut into leather which has been hand stamped with vintage writing.  The image of the little boys inside is actually a small collage in which resin has been poured into the keyhole.  A little orange glass bead is suspended inside of a metal gear.  The handmade fabric necklace measures 18 inches long and closes with a lobster claw clasp.

{beach dazed} SOLD
Beach-dazed.  That pretty much describes this charming necklace.  Three stands of pale blue and white seed beads dangle along with a natural pure white shell and handstamped metal charm on an 18 inch fabric cord of pale blue and white.

{tide pool charm bracelet} SOLD

This 8.5 inch beachy charm bracelet has been created from 2 strands of handmade fabric cord in the rich colors of the ocean.  There are 12 charms created from bamboo beads, glass beads, copper and shell.

{the gardener}
{$12.80; free shipping}
 If you know somebody who owns at least 5 watering cans then you need to get them this necklace because they are most likely a hard-core gardener!  This pendant measures 1.2 inches wide and 2 inches long.  It is a handmade original collage sealed under clear glossy resin.  A pale pink and clear Swarovski crystals dangle from the top of it.  The double cord necklace measures 19 inches long.

                                             {a gnome named Charlie} SOLD
 Charlie is a woodland Gnome but he is more than willing to come live on your necklace even if you are a city or suburban dweller.  This 17.5 inch long necklace has been created with glass beads of various shapes and sizes.  The three flat charms range in size from 2 inches long to a little over one inch long.

Charlie says "bye for now, but come visit again real soon".  Be sure to check out the previous posts for more jewelry!

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Vintage Junque, Beachy Bohemian,Hippy Luv, Lullaby of Birdland

I've added 3 new categories to my jewelry line......"Vintage Junque", "Lullaby of Birdland" and "Hippy Luv" and of course I'll continue to add to the wildly popular "Beachy Bohemian" line of necklaces and bracelets.  Here are a few new offerings from each category.  Enjoy and as always if you're interested in purchasing a piece just give me an email!  You'll notice I've added .80 cents to each necklace, this is the exact cost of delivery confirmation.  I want to make sure that your one of kind piece of jewelry makes it to you!

                                                 From the "Vintage Junque" line......
                                    {$12.80; free shipping}

This original digital collage has been sealed under and thick glossy coat of resin and measures 1.1 inches wide by 2 inches long.   A hand stamped metal charm with the word "FLY" stamped into it and 2 glass bead dangles are suspended below it.  It hangs from an 18 inch light brown suede cord.

                                              From the Beachy Bohemian line...........

                                                                   {july beach} SOLD
                                   {$12.80; shipping included}
 Can you hear the ocean?  The gentle lapping of the waves on the shore?  Well if you're wearing this beachy necklace, you just might! This necklace measures 17 inches long and has been created from one strand handmade fabric cording and one strand of glass beads.  A pure white, 2 inch long Florida Auger seashell embellished by 3 Swarovski crystals hangs from the middle of the necklace.

                                                    From the "Hippy Luv" line........

                                                          {paris hippy chick}
                                   {$12.80; shipping included} SOLD
 Her name was Simone LeBouf and she lived in the heart of the Paris artist community.  Well, that's the story I made up when I created her!  She has been created on very hard plastic and lays nicely over a leather painted and distressed heart with leather wings.  The 19 inch necklace as been created from a variety of glass beads.

                                                           {summer of 1969}  SOLD
                                   {$12.80; shipping included}
This 18 inch long glass beaded necklace was inspired by the summer of love.....the summer of 69.  It has a hippy/organic feel with the 2 inch long leather hand painted heart with a vine overlayed with a wooden guitar.  A tiny hand stamped leather leaf embellished by a Swarovski crystal dangles from the bottom of the piece. Groovy Baby!

From the "Lullaby of Birdland"line......inspired by the jazz great Charlie Parker.......

{coppery birdland} SOLD
{$12.80; includes shipping}
 This little birdy has been created from leather, hand painted and embellished with a Swarovski crystal in his beak.  He measures 2.5 inches long from beak to tail tip and one inch long.  The 19 inch long necklace is asymmetrical with copper chain on one side and glass beads on the other side.  Three beads dangle off of the copper chain side.  This necklaces closes in the front with a copper toggle.

                                           {bluebird of smiles}
                                     {$12.80; shipping included} 
 A hand painted leather bird with a Swarovski crystal dangling from his mouth adorns this asymmetrical 19 inch necklace.  Half of the necklace is gun metal colored weaved metal chain while the other side has been created from glass beads of various sizes and shapes.

                                                          {a bird for all seasons}
                                  {$12.50; shipping included}
 This little guy has been composed with such a great combo of colors that you could wear him all year round!  He is made of leather, hand painted  and suspended on a necklace of chain, glass beads and fresh water pearls.  The necklace measures 19 inches long.

                                                       {party at birdie's nest}
                                {$12.80; shipping included}
This 18 inch long necklace has been created with 2 strands: one handmade fabric batik cord and another strand created from tiny glass mat and a few green sparkly seed beads.  The birdie pendant is an original collage in a concave piece of metal and covered with clear jewelers grade resin.

Thanks for looking!  Check out the previous post for more jewelry.