Carved stone greenish colored skull on rose madder background, surrounded by beads, crystals and pearls. Above that, bead bezeled, ancient Roman glass cabochon surrounded by tiny seed pearls and vintage glass “jelly” sew-ons. Below the skull, bead bezeled druzy with jasper ball dangle. Neck band is woven from graduated size beads forming points-down scallops with crystal dangling from each point.
18.5 interior measurement; 2” wide x 6” high pendant.
Bead embroidered, deep turquoise and red gemstones and vintage cabochons; one large beaded bead flanked by square crystals at center top. Neck band made from bronze beads with gold, red and turquoise crystals.
16” interior measurement; 4” wide x 6” long pendant.
Bead woven garland necklace made entirely of tiny glass beads with crystal centers. Muted colors with grey background. Pale grey crystal flower centers.
17.5” inside measurement.
Bright green glass Buddha head surrounded by bead bezeled, vintage glass cabochons; blue and red accents. Vintage blue glass drops as dangles. Bead woven, magnet clasped ring neck band.
14” inside measurement; 3” wide x 6” high pendant.
Bead embroidered, Egyptian princess pendant made from vintage cabochons, moonstones, pearls and crystals. Her”dress” is vintage silver lame laid down and beaded over with silver beads. This figural image hangs from a woven beaded strand.
38” inside measurement; 2.5” wide x 7.5” long pendant.
Black and white bead bezeled, carved zebra jasper, raven image surrounded by other bezeled druzys, gemstone and vintage glass cabochons. Touches of red in dangles and carved cinnabar medallion. Black and white tile bead and tiny crystals neck band.
17” inside measurement; 3” wide x 7” long pendant.
Bead woven neck band of pastel and creamy white flowers; crystal centers.
Woven neck band, made from black and yellow beads and crystals, holds two, yellow glass bead bezeled jewels; vintage glass dangles. Hanging from this is a carved Gutta Percha cross with vintage bee mounted on top.
19” interior measurement; 2.5” wide x 6” long pendant.
Large, pale pink quartz druzy is bead bezeled, surrounded by crystals, glass beads, abalone slices, heishi pearls and, at top, an artist-made, iridescent cabochon. Neck band id woven seed beads and crystals.
15” inside measurement; 3.73” wide x 5.75” long medallion.
Vintage, carved glass birdcage, with yellow, reverse painted birds “inside” is bead bezeled and surrounded by various carved glass cabochons. Yellow glass dangles. Neck band is ladder stitched glass bugle beads with black onyx ends.
17” interior measurement 3.5” wide x 5” long medallion.
Breastplate style necklace featuring carved stone fairy/goddess medallion in center surrounded by bead bezeled abalone slices, glass cabochons, pearls, labradorite discs, vintage rhinestones, pyrite beads, bugle beads and crystals. Bezeled druzy with labradorite teardrop at bottom tip. Three strands of bundled, platinum plated beads and grey opal crystals make the neck band.
17” interior measurement; 4” wide x 7.25” long pendant.
Incredibly rare, cloisonne corner protector, from a 1900’s desk set blotter, depicting a detailed, spread-tail peacock, is the focal for this necklace. Encased and surrounded with beadwork; artist-made, decorative bead hangs from the lowest point as dangle. Neck band is complex spiral stitch; gold plated clasp with blue stone.
23” interior measurement; 4 1/2” high x 4 3/4” wide pendant.
Lavalier style necklace, in Autumn colors, features bead-embroidered pendant with Australian, Marra Mumba Tiger’s Eye focal stone, surrounded by glass seed beads, 2mm Tiger’s Eye beads and pearls. The pendant is attached to the neck band via a vintage glass ring holding both the bail of the pendant and the two ends of the neck band. The neck band is a complex spiral stitch featuring tiny Tiger’s Eye beads. Silver and Jasper stone clasp.
21” inside measurement; 3 1/2” high x 2” wide pendant.
Hand painted, 19th C. miniature icon of St. Nicholas (I believe), enamel on terra cotta; surrounded by glass beads and crystals with many varied, vintage glass cabochons. Neck band is flat, woven strip of beads and crystals, edged with tiny rubies. Vintage glass leaves as dangles.
15” to 18.5” adjustable interior measurement; 3.5” wide x 5.75” long pendant.
Lavalier style necklace features two bead-bezeled Quartz druzys, embellished with crystals, seed beads and opal chips. The neck band is made from seed beads, opaline crystals and opal chips, woven in a complex spiral, and followed by an second length of woven white satin glass with gold seed beads. Gold filled with pearl clasp.
22” inside measurement; 3.5” high x 1.5” wide pendant.
Black with bright colors, beaded medallion consists of reverse-painted glass centerpiece depicting silhouetted profile of young lady, behind which, added as coloring, are highly iridescent butterfly wings. She is surrounded by bead bezeled, colorful glass and druzy cabochons. Cubic Zirconium and Murano glass drops. Neck band is woven black beads with a few colorful segments.
16.5” inside measurement; 2.75” wide x 6” long pendant.
Four, large, bead bezeled druzys with vintage glass cabochon center; embellished with vintage glass sew-ons. Tasselated, white jade dangle. Neck band is woven coin pearls and crystals.
18” interior measurement; 4” wide x 6.5” long pendant.
Striking olivine and tangerine colors with beaded collage of sunstones, opal nugget, pyromorphite druzy, unakite cabochon, jasper balls; and, artist-made, lampwork plum dangle. Neck band is ladder-stitched, olivine glass bugle beads with tangerine, optic glass balls.
18” interior measurement; 2” wide x 5” high pendant.
Labradorite and Rainbow Pyrite druzy free form collage with vintage,wrapped brass wire beads neck band. Pearl and crystal embellishments. Old, pewter, Celtic cross (from Ireland) dangle.
17.5” interior measurement; 6” dangling cross.
Oval breastplate is black background, surrounded by vintage sequins, striped center, overlaid with beaded stones and small cabochons. Below main body is a slice of Roman Glass; below that, Labradorite teardrop; and then, the artist-made, glass “jeweled radish” dangle. Woven glass bead and crystal neck band.
20” interior measurement; 7” wide x 5.5” high breastplate.
Self-tying beaded lariat; colors range from green-gold, into greens, into periwinkle, into purples. One end is finished with an artist-made, lampwork bead in same colors; the other is festooned with fluttering beaded leaves.
Simple construction necklace consists of one oblong and then one round artist-made, lampwork beads in similar colors. The neck band is made from two long, oval free-form peyote stitched beads with strung beads leading to the silver and pearl clasp.
17” interior measurement; 4 1/2” long glass bead pendant.
Lavalier style necklace consists of a large Ruby in Zoisite carved rose cabochon with a vintage, faceted green glass teardrop dangle. The neck band is a complex spiral weave with crystal accents. 25 1/2” interior measurement; 5” high x 2 1/2” wide pendant.
Painted wooded round medallion, Geisha with parasol, from the 1920’s, surrounded with glass beads. Below that, artist-made cabochon flanked by two antique metal and enamel, ornamental Chinese dragons. Below that, a vintage slice of mother-of-pearl; glass cabochon, metal filigree dangles. Neck band is right-angle-weave glass beads with crystals.
17” interior measurement; embroidered medallion is 3.25” wide x 8” high.
A medley of soft violet tones, the focal cabochon is bezeled with seed beads and then surrounded with vintage glass nail heads and crystals. Two “beaded bead” dangles hang fro the focal; and, above it is a bezeled druzy. The neck band is a delicate silver chain with tiny, pearl and amethyst cilia. 17” interior measurement 7 1/4” long x 2” wide pendant.
Black and deep red collage of vintage belt buckle as focal, surrounded by various black and red, vintage glass cabochons and black, embroidered beadwork. Neck band is made from black beaded, diamond shaped units embellished with vintage, red glass nailheads, alternating with red square crystals.
15” interior measurement; 4” wide x 5” long pendant.
Antique gold, rose and green tones; mother-of-pearl button, antique, enameled metal belt buckle; vintage glass cabochons and rhinestones, glass leaf dangles and large,artist-made, lamp work roses bead pendant. Neck band is 1” peyote beaded tubes interspersed with crystals and pearls.
Interior measurement 17.5”; embroidered medallion 3” wide x 6.25” high.
Collage style, free-form woven necklace in peach and orange tones features quartz crystal and other druzys, topaz and Sunstone cabochons, pearls, carnelian and garnet crystals, with large carnelian beads as neck band. Loop over vintage glass button as clasp. Peitersite and Cubic Zirconium beads comprise the dangles from center front.
16.5” inside measurement; 22.75” outside perimeter measurement + 2” dangles.
Carved mother-of-pearl, Islamic-styled, round centerpiece, surrounded by crystals, seed beads and rhinestones. Additional, brown vintage glass cabochon; as well as antique, carved mother-of-pearl crescent moons and stars. Neck band is composed of gemstone balls, crystals and pearls.
Interior measurement 17.5”; embroidered medallion is 4.5” wide, 7” high.
Bead embroidered bib-style necklace in the shape of a large moth; or, if viewed from a different viewpoint, two dragonflies in profile. Artist-made glass beads combined with Prehnite beads, form the neck band. Body of the stylized insect is Mexican Opal, surrounded by vintage rhinestones, carved glass shells,smoky topaz and faceted crystal jewels. wings and dragonfly bodies are embroidered seed beads surrounded by multi-shaded sapphires. pearl accents silver and pearl clasp.
19” interior measurement; 5 5/8” wide x 5 1/8” high insect image.
Lavalier style necklace with bead embroidered, stylized cross pendant. Cross has Moonstone center surrounded by vintage glass nail heads, pink crystals, pink “jelly glass” sew-ons, vintage beads and pearl accents. Neck band is composed of 3mm amethyst balls strung with pink quartz crystals near the pendant. Silver embossed, hook and eye clasp.
25” Inside measurement; 4 3/4” high x 3” wide pendant
Lavalier style necklace is bead-embroidered, stylized cross made from vintage, green “jelly glass” embossed flower center surrounded by vintage rhinestones, crystals, vintage and new seed beads, coral beads, Aquamarine rondels and glass sew-ons. neck band consists of strung, satin glass beads with carved vintage coral barrel beads. Silver and carnelian toggle clasp.
28” inside measurement; 5” high x 2 3/4” wide pendant.
Bead embroidered necklace is composed of a large, opalescent green glass parrot from the 1920’s; surrounded by 24kt gold plated beads, green seed pearls and various vintage glass cabochons. Antique Murano glass and amethyst dangles. Neck band is made from gemstone balls and crystals.
18.5” interior measurement; embroidered medallion is 3.5” wide, 7.5” high.
Bib style necklace, all in rich cream colors, is a melange of pearls, crystals, vintage rhinestones, vintage glass cabochons, with a large mabe pearl center. Flanking this focal are opposing crescent moons carved from Mother of Pearl; and, to either side of the moons are carved MOP stars. These moons and stars were harvested from an embroidered collar from about 1895. One artist-made glass bead hangs as a dangle. The neck band is strung pearls alternating with cubic zirconium beads with a silver and smoky topaz toggle clasp.
18” inside measurement; 23” outside perimeter measurement.
Fantasy bug image made from beaded wings, vintage, yellow satin glass cabochon for body and artist-made cabochon for head. Long, woven bead neck band. Faceted citrine dangles.
30” interior measurement; bug is 6” wide x 4.5” high.
Central, bead bezeled stone, surrounded by Lapis Lazuli beads, jade and vintage rhinestones, mounted with other gem cabochons and druzy. Three beaded strands form neck band.
19” interior measurement; 3.5” wide x 6.75” long pendant
Lavalier style necklace is a stylized cross necklace with star amethyst center cabochon surrounded by all manner of vintage beads, including turquoise glass sew-ons, turquoise rondels, bronze glass nail heads, rose and lavender sew-ons, and rose satin glass puffy bugles. Four lime green pearls at compass points. Neck band is gold tones kumihemo stitched rope, each end featuring a large, faceted vintage Chinese turquoise ball with gold-filled hooks on either side as closures.
25.5” inside measurement; 3” wide x 5” high pendant.
Bead-embroidered, bib style necklace has artist-made and crystal glass bead neck band. Carved opal horse head focal, surrounded by vintage glass nailheads and Black Tourmaline beads. Also featured is a slice of Watermelon Tourmaline, vintage crystals, pink Tourmaline beads, blue aquamarine beads and Heshi pearls. Two tiny, carved abalone shell stars flank the center focal. Silver and pearl clasp.
17” inside measurement; 5” x 5” pendant.
Fancy and sparkly, pendant is bead mounted square crystal cabochons with peacock-y round crystal as focal. Neck band is points-down scallops, with square crystal rings dangling from each point.
17” interior measurement; 1.75” wide x 4.75” long pendant.
Large, bead embroidered brooch, perfect for jacket or coat, depicts the Emperor’s Jeweled Nightingale from the classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen, “The Nightingale”. The bird is richly adorned with shades of gold plated beads interspersed with vintage jewels, rhinestones, nail heads and sew-ons.
6 1/4” high x 3 1/4” wide.
Dog collar style choker, completely embroidered and encrusted with vintage glass and metal sew-ons. Chrysocolla cabochons are the main focal points with large, faceted, Chinese turquoise balls just before the silver embossed hook clasp. 15 1/2” inside measurement; 4 1/4” height at tallest point.
Lavalier style necklace consists of an embossed brass, stylized cross with a large coral center cabochon. This is surrounded by red glass sew-ons. An additional pendant hanging from the bottom of the cross is a bead-bezeled, pyrite druzy. The neck band is a complex spiral stitch accented with coral beads.
25” inside measurement; 2.75” wide x 6” high pendant.
Bead embroidered collar incorporating new and vintage Bohemian glass buttons and cabochons, (real) scarab beetle wings, glass seed and bugle beads, crystals, metal filigree, rhinestones and abalone slices; all in hot, iridescent shades of green, fuchsia, touch of blue and golds. Carved glass scarab set in silver clasp.
16” inside measurement; 2” pendant drop.
A medley of burnt orange and khaki tones, choker style, made up of two Picture Jasper cabochons surrounded by bezeled, vintage glass jewels and cabochons. vintage glass sew-ons and a single quartz druzy. One glass dangle. Neck band is woven seed beads, crystals and cubic zirconium beads with snap closure in back.
15 1/2” interior measurement; 6” high x 3.75” wide pendant.
Close fitting collar entirely made from tiny glass beads with blue crystal centers. Undiluted summer colors with mint green leaves.
16.5” interior measurement.
Soft, round, bead woven neck band is made from olive green and white seed beads interspersed with green (glass) pearls and spectacular, rose colored, vintage glass beads with filigree centers. Hanging pendant has vintage, hand-painted porcelain roses brooch as focal, surrounded by vintage, square white glass sew-ons; rose colored beads; and, soft green luster glass beads. At 4 compass points are bead bezel-set four vintage, rose colored glass cabochons with three more of the vintage glass and filigree beads as dangles. Gold filled, fancy hook and eye closure.
16” inside measurement; 4 3/4” high x 3 1/4” wide pendant.
Stichtite in Serpentine focal cabochon above a vintage purple glass square jewel which is above an olivine crystal jewel; them dangles of vintage rhinestones and vintage purple glass “wisteria” beads. The center of the pendant is bead-embroidered with vintage green and purple glass sew-ons. The neck band is woven glass seed beads alternating rows of purple crystals. Note that there are almost 500 crystals in the neck band. Clasp is made from woven seen beads.
16 1/2” interior measurement; 6 1/2” high x 3 1/2” wide pendant.
Colorful, free-form bead-woven necklace incorporates various and sundry pearls, crystals and unusual glass beads. the center, focal point is a faux-coral, carved celluloid rose. The entire necklace changes its color in an ombred fashion from green into gold into orange into rose into wine into bronze.
21” inside measurement.
Bead embroidered, bib style necklace, depicting a salad of beaded tangerines and peaches with plenty of green beaded leaves. Additional elements are red and green vintage glass-set rhinestones and two, very rare, high relief, tangerine glass flower cabochons. Multi-colored stone ball neck band with brass toggle clasp.
19” inside perimeter; 24 1/2” outside perimeter.
This pastel parfait of crystals is the perfect summer necklace. Mostly clear crystal specimens, there are as well palest blue, green and pink tones. Each crystal is separately bezeled onto a leather backing and then they are all stitched together free-form style using additional little pearls, aquamarines, moonstones and other luscious bits. The back side of the necklace is strung fluorite beads with a loop over a vintage glass button as a clasp.
17” inside perimeter measurement; 22” outside perimeter + 2” dangles.
Firm, magnet-clasped beaded neck band holds bead-embroidered pendant with amethyst druzy as focal; surrounded by amethyst beads, vintage glass cabochons, crystals and rhinestone sequins. Smokey topaz drops.
16” inside measurement; 5 1/4” tall x 3 1/4” wide pendant.
Vintage, brass, lion-embossed button is focal, surrounded by vintage rhinestones and rows of beads. Four bead-bezeled Labradorite cabochons at NSEW compass points with three dainty, stunning chrysoprase dangles. Above the pendant is a leather medallion with birds, chrysoprase “bellies”. Round, bead-woven neck band has 15” inside measurement; pendant is 5.5” high x 3” wide.
Very elaborate and detailed bead-embroidered collar. Focal is a rare, vasoline glass , pale green parrot with lots of internal fire. The entire landscape of the collar is beaded and encrusted with pearls, crystals, leaves, cabochons, artist-made beads, flowers, glass shells and sew-ons. Vermeil and pearl clasp.
16” inside perimeter; 24 1/2” outside perimeter plus 1.5” jadeite dangle.
Lavalier style necklace consists of a spiral-stitched, long, narrow neck band from which hangs a large, bead-embroidered pendant. the top of the pendant is a carved Jasper alligator looking down at a field of slices of Ocean Jasper, vintage glass cabochons, jade cabochon, antique faceted glass beads and vintage “jelly” glass sew-ons.
Interior measurement 29”; 8” high x 3 1/4” wide pendant.
Large, irradiated purple druzys surrounded by rows of glass beads, seed pearls, cubic zirconium, amethyst beads and tiny sapphires. As well, vintage glass cabochons and large, artist-made dangling bead. Neck band is elaborate, square beaded units alternating with baroque pearls.
19” interior measurement; 3” wide x 7” long pendant.
Red and green, bead embroidered pendant is composed of turn-of-the-century, Art Nouveau, French cloisonne belt buckle, with similar antique button set just above this. All is surrounded by vintage glass jewels, nailheads and cabochons. Molded, red glass leaf hangs as dangle. Neck band is comprised of 4 wonderful lampworked beads, green with red and gold inclusions; then continued with strung, red and gold plated Pyrite beads. Gold filled toggle clasp.
18” inside measurement; 5 1/2” high x 2 3/4” wide pendant.
Bead embroidered pendant featuring postwar, transfer-ware, porcelain button as focal, surrounded by various vintage glass cabochons, bronze glass nail heads and oval jadeite cabochon. Three crystal dangles. Neck band is woven glass beads with crystals and cubic zirconium beads. Magnetic clasp.
16” interior measurement; 5” high x 3” wide pendant.
Brown, touches of charcoal black and white Jasper druzys, accented by vintage glass cabochons. Uppermost carved Jasper piece has cute little snake carved into its side.
Crystals and glass beads woven in floral pattern for neck band. Vintage glass and silver clasp.
18 1/2” around; 6” high x 3 1/2” wide pendant.
French, Art Nouveau enameled insect pin as focal; surrounded by vintage glass jewels and cabochons. Woven, bead, crystal and turquoise beads in neck band. Silver clasp.
18” around; 51/4” high x 3 1/2” wide pendant.
Close fitting, pale pink and cream confection of beads, vintage glass elements and Rhodochrosite slices. The neck band is semi-choker style with artist-made fiery cabochon. Below this, hangs a bezeled vintage, reverse-painted glass butterfly. Below that, hangs a larger, stylized butterfly made up of bezeled elements arranged in a butterfly shape. And, below all that hang three bezeled slices of highly polished and iridescent abalone, Snap closure.
16 1/2” inside measurement; 6” tall x 4 3/4” wide pendant.
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