I decided to make a really luxurious necklace, featuring my favorite colors: purple and green. I made a great many mini-hollow beads, used my special silver coated beadalon, and finished the piece off a pmc clasp adorned with faceted purple and green (synthetic) stones
I made this thing back when PMC was about $25 a packet, and they couldn't be bothered with making the stuff in copper, because it was too cheap to matter. —I love putting multiple textures on PMC, as I did for this clasp.
multistrand necklace with lots and lots of mini-hollows, plus of course many other little glass beads; tiny amethyst and peridot (also jade); strung on silver coated beadalon. Features a stone-set pmc clasp.
multistrand freshwater pearl, jasper & sterling silver necklace by Linda Gioiosa of Malachite Dragon 20feb2020
post about a multistrand necklace made to feature a piece of beadweaving in olive, black & gold I did many years ago. 23apr2017
The semiprecious leopardskin butterfly necklace was a very long time in the chrysalis. Collects the kumistrung necklace pages. 14apr2014
Collects together the tassel necklace pages. Oh, and updates the pink satake tassel necklace page, which was a mess. 10apr2014
This luscious green and purple necklace is full of all the things I love:) It also currently collects together the multistrand pages. 03oct2012
Multi-strand necklace featuring customer-provided fuchsia freshwater pearls, amethyst, garnet, copper, silver and glass beads made to match a pair of earrings. Private collection, 2007. 31mar2008
Multi-strand freshwater pearl, moonstone, white pixie and bali silver bracelet made to match a similar necklace. 09dec2006
Freshwater pearl and silver necklace. Strung summer 06, originally posted 18oct06. (Private collection). 18oct2006
Two multi-strand freshwater pearl and silver bracelets 2002, originally posted 17oct06. Whereabouts unknown. 17oct2006
I made this...um, I think before we moved. Say it's five years old or so. At any rate, I couldn't sell it, couldn't even give it away; it was such a resounding failure I tore it apart to harvest the beads for the lowly bead curtain. Now that silvered stringing cable is available, I wouldn't e...
Lumpen continued: two purple tassel necklaces, one large, the other a bit more delicate. Strung Oct? 2002; photographed 23oct, 25nov, 19dec2002. 19dec2002
CZs, I presume: they have to withstand the heat of firing
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