Agate pendants

I made these two pendants in December, but with all the work with craft fairs and also family matters, I sort of forgot about blogging. I apologize for that and promise to write more. I’ve got a lot of new jewellery to share, I just need to get around to taking the photos, etc. The first one is an agate slice, dyed black, which I thought would look cool with neutral grey beads. These are …

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Steampunk cats enhanced version

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Remember my steampunk kittens that I used to make back in 2010 and 2011? They were very popular. Unfortunately I ran out of supplies (the watch part thingies) but still get asked about them every now and then. Well I may or may not have a huge mess in my supplies; good news is I found a few more pieces that I used to make the kittens of. I didn’t want to do the regular simple kind …

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Christmas craft fair in Dublin

I’m doing Christmas fairs for the first time this year, so it’s a great opportunity to see my work in person (as I don’t have a regular shop, just an online one). So please, if you’re in Dublin in December please come! The fair is on for three December weekends in the city centre area. “Christmas Craft Fair, will be held at Trinity Bar & Venue, Dame St, D2 over the weekends coming up to …

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Industrial eye pendant

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I had a problem categorizing this pendant. It’s slightly steampunkish but does not contain any watch parts, just wire, beads and a lot of chains. I settled for “industrial” in the end, as this term is somewhat wider than steampunk. It’s still in the Steampunk section of my shop, because Etsy doesn’t allow more categories than I already have. I used a tiny dichroic glass cab from For The People glued onto a brass connector as …

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Agate pendants

Agate is one of my favourite minerals. The natural one is usually brown and grey, although there are more variations, but it can also be dyed in various colours, which I learned to appreciate over time, especially when the dye job looks well. The first one is one of the natural brown slices I brought over from Poland last year. I used malachite beads to compliment it. The other one is a dyed bead, and …

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Picasso jasper pendants

My favourite variety of jasper is “picasso jasper”, that earned its name due to picture-like markings. I swear sometimes the beads I get look like landscape or abstract paintings. And beautiful too. As you can see I’m still fond of the spiky and asymmetric style when it comes to semi-precious stone pendants. Green pendant with amazonite and mookaite beads; available in my Etsy shop   Brown and green pendant with turquoise and fluorite; also available …

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