Showing posts with label St. Therese of Lisieux. Show all posts
Showing posts with label St. Therese of Lisieux. Show all posts

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Newest Resin Jewelry Necklace Designs

Earlier in the week, I promised I'd share with you some of my latest necklace designs.  I made several resin pendants and fashioned most of them into beaded necklaces.  So, without further ado, here they are:

St. Therese of Lisieux

Our Lady of Fatima

Virgin Mary and Jesus

Our Lady of Sorrows

A real dried viola flower set inside a white resin pendant.

A trio of my latest resin necklace designs.

Some of the resin pendants before they were made into necklaces.

Real dried flower resin pendants.  Morning glory, viola and pansy flowers.

More dried flower pendants.  These include daisies, violas and more.

More resin pendants.

This particular necklace isn't made from resin, but it is a new design for me, so I thought I'd also share it.
The Immaculate Heart of Mary

I have put together some awesome tutorials I will be posting in the near future, so be sure to stop by regularly.  You can also see some of my newest projects on Instagram.

And as always, you can find my latest completed designs available on both EBay and Etsy for sale until they sell.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

New Polymer Clay Jewelry Designs

I love creating with polymer clay, as I mentioned in my last post.  I have completed several brooches, which I have just posted to Etsy and EBay.  Without any further ado, here they are:

Our Lady of Sorrows Figural Brooch

Brooch embellished with several AB crystals

St. Therese of Lisieux (as a child) - with a rose border

Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus - stamped and painted clay

Our Lady of the Wayside figural brooch

Our Lady of Fatima figural brooch

Our Lady of the Wayside - twisted border design

Our Lady of Guadalupe - stamped and painted border

Several figural Virgin Mary brooches

I am still in the process of making several polymer clay statement necklaces and will share them here when I have some completed.  Be sure to check back!

P.S.  By the way, have I mentioned that I am now on Instagram?  Be sure to visit me there, too! 

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

New Bronze Mixed Media Necklace Creations

I'm happy to tell you that after the whirlwind of the holiday season and everything which surrounds it, I am finally back to posting my new jewelry creations on EBay and Etsy.  The ones I am sharing here have the same basic format - bronze bezels, chain, crosses and crystals - but all feature different images based on some of the more popular saint requests I receive on a regular basis.  As always, no two designs are exactly alike.  The necklace featuring St. Therese of Lisieux - the Little Flower - was made with metal rose beads that I hand-tinted red to match the crystals.

St. Therese of Lisieux Mixed Media Necklace

St. Therese of Lisieux Mixed Media Necklace

St. Therese of Lisieux  Necklace - Detail

St. Agatha Necklace - Breast Cancer Patron

St. Kateri Tekakwitha necklace - I love the milky blue crystals on this!

St. Kateri Tekakwitha necklace

St. Kateri Tekakwitha necklace

St. Agnes necklace

St. Mary Magdalen necklace

St. Clare of Assisi Mixed Media Necklace

St. Elizabeth of Hungary necklace

Virgin Mary Mixed Media Necklace

Necklace detail - I love the milky green crystals on this - it really complements the picture!

Virgin Mary Mixed Media Necklace - one of my favorites

Stay tuned - more designs will be posted soon!

Friday, September 5, 2014

New Jewelry Items for San Gennaro Festival

It seems like time has flown since I was accepted as a sponsor/vendor for next week's San Gennaro Festival in New York.  I have been working from sun up until the wee hours of the night making jewelry for this event.  It has been a lot of work but I'm not complaining.  Thankfully, I love to make jewelry!

Being the creature of habit that I am, even though I am making tons of jewelry for the festival, I don't have it in me to make several hundred pieces of the exact same item.  So - while I am making several hundred pieces of things like domino pendants featuring San Gennaro, for the most part, the necklaces, charm bracelets, etc. that I am making are all one-of-a-kind in design.  Along that note, I want to show you some variations of necklaces I have made for the festival.  The basic design element is the same between this particular style of necklace, however, I utilized different images, beads and chain to complete the finished product.  So, without further ado - here are some of the bronze cameo necklaces I will be selling at the Festival:

Virgin Mary - made with new and vintage moonstone-style beads.

St. Mary Magdalen - made with Czech glass crystals.

St. Kateri Tekakwitha - Made with Swarovksi crystals.

St. Therese of Lisieux - made with hand-colored metal rose beads and crystals.

Virgin Mary - made with green jadeite milk-glass style crystals.

Virgin Mary - made with bronze metallic and champagne colored crystals.

These are just a few of the necklace variations made for the event.  All have adjustable necklace chains.

If time permits before I leave for NYC in a few days, I will post a tutorial or two on coloring and enameling metal jewelry pieces.

Stay tuned!

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Catholic Steampunk Necklaces - Romanticism with a Twist

I have been working on some new Catholic resin jewelry creations and wanted to make them truly unique from the normal genre of what I create.  I wanted something that displayed romanticism with a touch of steampunk.  In order to do this,  I incorporated elements as gears, heavy chain links, crystals and rhinestones to my latest creations.  Here they are:

Virgin Mary necklace - features bronze, antiqued silver and a touch of copper (detail view.)

Virgin Mary necklace - features bronze, antiqued silver and a touch of copper.

Virgin Mary necklace - features bronze, antiqued silver and a touch of copper  (detail view.)
St. Therese of Lisieux necklace with matching earrings.  (The roses are red velvet and perfectly complement the colors in the image.)

St. Therese of Lisieux - pendant close-up

St. Therese of Lisieux - necklace detail.
St. Therese of Lisieux filigree and rhinestone necklace.  I used gilding paste to add interest to the filigree and cross pieces.

Detail of necklace.

St. Therese necklace - pendant detail.

Virgin Mary steampunk necklace.

Virgin Mary steampunk necklace - detail.

Virgin Mary steampunk necklace - pendant detail.
All of these necklaces have been posted to Etsy and EBay.  Once the item sells on one site, it is removed from the other.  I do this for my customers who don't have access to both sites.

I originally intended to complete my Italy series here in blogland, but opted to go forward and share my latest designs, instead.  I have lots of craft-related items and projects I want to share, and now that I am a full-time college student, my time to blog is quite limited.  :(  Until next time - happy crafting!

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