The dictionary defines the word ‘chain’ as a connected flexible series of links used for fastening objects. You will see that I dug through my vast bead collection to find materials to combine with chains of all sizes, sorts and metal. These necklaces are both flexible and fun to wear!
H-43 Here’s another warm weather necklace in neutral shades of off white, beige and tan.
H-31 The summertime hues of peach, yellow, orange and amber dominate this necklace.
H-47 Faceted clear crystal beads and polished nickel pieces are linked together with thin weight silver chain.
M-13 Two nickel bracelet parts created the focus of this fun necklace! Could be worn any of the four seasons!
S-16 I used antiqued brass rings and textured beads to add an ethnic flavor to the design.
M-44 I gathered dangling parts and milk glass from broken necklaces I bought at garage and estate sales.
G-32 Only Italian glassmakers could produce these distinctive handblown beads! Faceted goldstone...
S-12 I combined these carved stone beads with black glass from the 50’s, copper chain and dyed shell.
G-20 The larger glass, carved jade, resin beads and brass chain links created a chunkier and dramatic neckpiece.
G-18 Four circular tiger iron discs guided me to choose materials to work into this necklace.
G-17 Brass chain, faceted jasper, antique German glass and resin beads were added to enhance the tiger iron.