Necklaces

Unique necklaces made of gemstones, dichroic glass & / or lampwork glass beads, most are available with earrings & / or a bracelet.

Pearl Cluster Necklace

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A cluster of pearls, of varying sizes and shapes, creamy golden in hue, and multiple techniques in wire work combine to make this a truly one-of-a-kind piece of wearable art and an award winning piece. 1st place and Division Winner, Orange County Faire, 2013, Wire Wrap Jewelry Division, Single Item or Suite.

Argentium silver and sterling silver have been used. Square wire has been twisted and used for jump rings. Wire binding is used in construction of the frame. Round wire has been hammered to texturize the back part of this neck piece.

Necklace best fits a neck measurement of 12¾ - 13½ inches. A wire link could be added if a larger size is needed. Weight 1.6 oz.

Free Swinging Stick Pearl Necklace

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Freshwater pearls .... Flat, narrow and approximately 3/4 inch in length. High in luster and a shimmering surface quality.

Light as a feather and simple in design. Each pearl has been drilled precisely to float freely on this 3 strand necklace. Eleven pearls, for a total width of 1½ inches.

Multi-strand sterling silver necklace is delicately made and just 16¾ inches in length.
Also available in gold vermeil .... sterling silver plated in gold. The gold plating used in this multi-strand necklace is 3 microns thick of 18kt gold.
Must select necklace when ordering.

Earrings to match are available as an additional purchase and measure 2 inches from top of earwire to bottom of dangle, ~ inch wide.

Rose Dragonfly Neck Charm

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A delicate crystal dragonfly hovering on a wire "branch".

Dragonfly is made using 14kt rolled gold wire and Swarovski crystals in light rose. "Branch", complete with "leaves", is hand formed in heavy gauge, round, argentium wire. Small pearls are added as "berries". Pressed glass, leaf shaped beads, add color. Each "branch" is unique.

Multi-strand sterling silver neck wire is delicately made and just 16¾ inches in length. Sorry, one size does NOT fit all. IF a larger size is needed, neck wire could be switched out and the price adjusted accordingly.

Crystal Copper Dragonfly Neck Charm

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A delicate crystal dragonfly hovering on a wire "branch".

Dragonfly is made using sterling silver wire and Swarovski crystals in crystal copper. "Branch", complete with "leaves", is hand formed in heavy gauge, round, copper wire. Small pearls are added as "berries". Each "branch" is unique.

Multi-strand sterling silver neck wire is delicately made and just 16¾ inches in length. Sorry, one size does NOT fit all. IF a larger size is needed, neck wire could be switched out and the price adjusted accordingly.

Multi-Strand in Orange and Blue

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Lampwork glass beads used in this multi-strand necklace and earrings were individually handmade by lampwork artist, Sallie Licata. Beautiful autumn colors of burnt orange, bright orange, dusty blue, olive green and shades of brown create the focal of this jewelry set. A combination of copper and sterling silver wire and spacer beads have been used to frame and accent these lampwork glass beads. Hammered steel washers are used as a design element and to add extra length, they do not show in the pictures as they are behind the neck and would only show with a short or up-do hair style. Antiqued copper plated chain, over steel or brass, finishes the design. Necklace at longest length measures 32½ inches.

Earrings measure 4¼ inches from top of earwire to bottom of longest dangle and weigh 0.25 oz each.

Springtime Splendor

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Shades of green, yellow and white have been used in the creation of these dichroic glass focal beads, handmade by glass artist, Karen Nan Varela. Pearls in white and olive green, Swarovski crystals and handmade lampworked boro (borosilicate) glass teardrop beads, by Unicorne Beads, complete the necklace design. 18 gauge round, sterling silver wire has been used to form the clasp and individual links, making the necklace adjustable from 17¾ to 18⅝ to 19¼ inches in length.

Earrings measure 2½ inches from top of earwire to bottom of dangle and weigh 0.25 oz each. Earrings are available as an additional purchase.

Mary Kay's Necklace

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Jet black Swarovski crystals, individually handmade lampwork glass beads in pink and black and sterling silver findings are the focus of this beaded necklace. Lampwork glass beads created by Bindy Lambell, The Mad Beader. Necklace clasp and links are handmade from 18 gauge round, sterling silver wire, making the necklace adjustable from 16½ to 17⅛ to 17⅞ inches in length. 

Earrings measure 3 inches from top of earwire to bottom of dangle and weighs 0.1oz each. Earrings are available as an additional purchase.

Creamy, Dreamy Pearls

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This cluster-like clasp is meant to be worn off to the side, just below the collar bone, and is the focal point of this multi-strand necklace. Seed beads, glass beads, Swarovski crystals and pearls, natural gemstone beads, various size and shaped freshwater pearls and sterling silver findings have been used. Very labor intense! Nothing short of spectacular!! Show this necklace off best with an open, scoop neckline.

Necklace is 19½ inches in length. Weight 3.2 oz.

Necklace design based on tutorials from Eni Oken.

Kumihimo Braided Necklace

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Shades of amber, dusty blue and olive green have been used in the creation of these lampwork glass beads which are the focal of this necklace set. Sterling silver spacer beads are added to frame and accent these lampwork glass beads. 
A marudai, braiding table aids in the making of this rope like, seed bead chain, a technique learned from author and international beading instructor, Sheilah Cleary. Necklace measures 18¾ inches in length.

Earrings measure 3⅜ inches from top of earwire to bottom of longest dangle and weigh 0.1 oz each. Delicate sterling silver chain has been used with accents of Swarovski crystals. Earrings are available as an additional purchase.

Two-Strand Beaded w ACS Necklace

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Hand fabricated, torch fired, art clay silver drop, by Michele, is the focal of this two-strand beaded necklace. Shades of amber and aquamarine predominate in these natural aquamarine bead chips, handmade lampworked boro (borosilicate) glass teardrop beads, by Unicorne Beads, seed beads and larger glass beads which complete this necklace design. Sterling silver toggle clasp and chain makes this necklace adjustable from 18¼ to 20¾  inches, and virtually any length in between.

Earrings measure almost 3 inches from top of earwire to bottom of dangle and weigh 0.05 oz each. Earrings are available as an additional purchase.