Gemstone Dewdrops

Inspired by misty morning forest walks where dew droplets cling to the trees. Natural gemstone beads make the perfect dew drop. I use a variety of watery beads in my designs, in particular I am fond of; labradorite, prehnite, rainbow … Read More

Azure Dragonfly WIPs

The Beautiful Azure Dragonfly… This sun catcher design is inspired by the ‘Azure’ damselfly, one of the British dragonfly species with bright blue green metallic colourings, she is a shimmering beauty!  She is adorned with rainbow fluorite, labradorite, table-cut glass … Read More

Brown Owl Feather WIPs

Inspired by my Feathery Friends Here’s a look into my copper wire work process making an 8 inch tall feather.  From the initial concept sketches, through the layers of wire construction to the finished beaded piece.  The semi-precious gemstone beads … Read More

Ode to Autumn

John Keats famously wrote about the “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness” in his 1819 English classic “Ode to Autumn‘ poem. It is a magical and beautiful time of year where nature celebrates the gentle decay with one last vibrant … Read More