Julie's Jewels

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Red and Black

Posted by juliesjewels on September 20, 2010

The DUST team has instigated a new Colour Inspiration and the first one is…

Red and Black

 

So I created this necklace with Cinnabar, Czech Glass and Sterling Silver beads

Swan Necklace

 

I also added this older necklace into the promotions thread, also created with Cinnabar, Lucite, Czech Glass and Sterling Silver beads

Heart Necklace

Click here to go to the thread for all the DUST sale and Colour Items

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Grey Crazy Lace Agate

Posted by juliesjewels on September 3, 2010

This necklace ended up being created as a 2-fer.  The BHV group had Crazy Lace Agate as their August gemstone and BoBB’s Imagination Station was…

I created the below because…

It’s winter over here (well it was in August) and the skies are grey, we are also receiving lots of rain which is actually filling our dry rivers and dams, so the water is a dirty, swirling colour.

The patterns in the Crazy Lace Agate is reminding me of our filling waterways…

A photo in the shade

and a photo in the sun – just to show the differences in the stone

Also includes mother of pearl discs, czech crystal and glass, sterling silver spacers and plated silver extension chain

This can be found in my ArtFire studio – Crazy Lace Agate Necklace

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Amethyst & Aragonite

Posted by juliesjewels on August 23, 2010

The August recipe…

You may use more beads but no less…..(A challenge to use smaller beads and no crystal or glass.)

 So…

…this is what I created…

Gemstone Recipe Necklace – which I’ve sent to our new local Gallery

Pretty Amethyst & Aragonite stones with Sterling Silver and Pewter – I’ve never used this colour combination together, Purple and Yellow, but I think it works.  Do you?

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DUST Team Blog Post

Posted by juliesjewels on May 30, 2010

Well I recently answered a few questions for a blog post on the DUST Team’s blog for a – Meet the Admin series

This is what has recently appeared…

The Jewel that is Julie-Ann

I am totally thrilled, hope you enjoy the interview and a huge thanks to Linda of JaEmArt for her talents.

…and now for something new

On ArtFire – Necklace, Sterling Silver, Blue Fabric Beads, Crystal

Earrings coming soon to match this necklace

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Pink Flowers…

Posted by juliesjewels on April 6, 2010

A couple of designs using pink floral beads…

First up – Vintage German Tulip Earrings with stunning Pearls

 

Then – a necklace made with a beautiful Rhodonite flower and glass pearls

 

 

Both designs use Sterling Silver and are listed in my ArtFire Store.

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Sparkling Crystals

Posted by juliesjewels on March 16, 2010

I have received a recent order of Czech Crystals, they are beautiful with plenty of sparkle…

Here’s the start of some pretty crystal jewels all listed on ArtFire

Earrings

 

Red & Gold – SOLD

 Red & Gold and Gunmetal & Gold – both have goldplated earwires and beads with cute crystal rondell spacers

 

Gunmetal & Gold

 

 These earrings and the necklace below, have two toned crystals with the purple and highlighted with Sterling Silver

Necklace

Purple & Silver to match the Purple earrings

More crystal jewellery to come soon…

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First Blush

Posted by juliesjewels on February 16, 2010

This beautiful necklace is a product of another receipe challenge.

 

The components are to be…

2 Large Lampwork beads – 3 Large Gemstone beads – 2 Large Metal beads – 4 Large Swarovski beads

 

My ingredients are the 2 white with purple swirls – 3 Rose Quartz beads, 2 hearts and 1 druzzy centerpiece, 2 Rhodium beads and 4 pale green Swarovski pearls along with some Sterling Silver and Pewter to tie it all together.

 

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Scorpio’s Delight

Posted by juliesjewels on January 30, 2010

Traditionally black and red is the colours of Scorpio, which came to mind while I was putting together this necklace.

Interesting black Cinnabar together with lush red Moonglow Lucite and Czech Glass beads all highlighted with Sterling Silver.

 

Mouthwateringly beautiful…

Listed on ArtFire – Scorpio’s Delight

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Beautiful Bloodstone

Posted by juliesjewels on December 30, 2009

This is such a gorgeous necklace and the bloodstone is absoutely beautiful.  Such a smooth, slick stone with stunning designs and colours.

Created with the Bloodstone teardrops, Jasper rounds, Garnet rounds and chips and of course Sterling Silver

Listed on ArtFire – Bloodstone Necklace

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Bold & Dramatic

Posted by juliesjewels on December 20, 2009

This is one original and dramatic necklace, not for the feint-hearted…

Created using some really cool stick like seeds and large Kukui Nuts with Mother-of-Pearl beads, sparkling Swarovski Crystals and a touch of Sterling Silver.

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