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  • Turquiose and SIlver Choker necklace

    Hi there BD!Well, this necklace was the product of found jewelry items from a local thrift shop. I took apart a necklace and a couple of bracelets to make this choker and am pretty happy with the end result. The metal is silver toned and pewter based. The "Turquoise" beads are enameled to the...
    Posted to Reader Photos by megm3271 on Apr 30, 2010
    Filed under: necklace, beaded, beaded necklace, one of a kind, beads, turquoise, beadwork, beadart, choker, Chicago
  • Turquoise Heart Pendant strung on a FW Pearl and Czech Crystal Necklace

    Well I made this necklace about a year ago........I think it is one of my favorites. It can literally go with anything. I mean it. I have worn it with a LBD out on the town, Dress shirt and skirt to work and with a T-Shirt/Jean combo out for an afternoon shopping! By far one of my most versatile pieces...
    Posted to Reader Photos by megm3271 on Apr 30, 2010
    Filed under: fun, jewelry, beaded, Pendant, beaded necklace, one of a kind, sterling silver, crystals, crystal, beads, heart, czech glass, stringing, freshwater pearls, turquoise, beadwork, beadart, sterlin silver, silver, fine, stone, One- Of -A- Kind, handmade, Chicago, stones
  • Wild Kingdom

    Swarovski crystals and vermeil gold complement Sheila’s handmade glass beads. The animal print design glitters with embedded goldstone. Necklace length measures 22”. Glass beads are created in the flame of a torch and fully kiln annealed.
    Posted to Reader Photos by Sheila Papaioannou on Apr 18, 2010
    Filed under: glass, jewelry, Lampwork, beads, ISGB, local, kiln, SRA, handmade, art, art show, medusa, shopping, trunk show, sale, Chicago, artist, stones, torch
  • Vivid Color

    Peridot, mother of pearl, spinel gemstones and Swarovski crystals complement Sheila’s large focal glass bead. Findings are sterling silver. Adjustable necklace length measures 17” – 21”. Glass beads are created in the flame of a torch and fully kiln annealed.
    Posted to Reader Photos by Sheila Papaioannou on Apr 18, 2010
    Filed under: glass, jewelry, Lampwork, beads, ISGB, local, kiln, SRA, handmade, art, art show, medusa, shopping, trunk show, sale, Chicago, artist, stones, torch
  • Calypso

    Freshwater pearls, peridot, Swarovski crystals and Czech glass mix with Sheila’s handmade glass shells and mermaid. Findings are sterling silver. Necklace length measures 24”. Articulated pendant is 4 ½”. Glass beads are created in the flame of a torch and fully kiln annealed...
    Posted to Reader Photos by Sheila Papaioannou on Apr 18, 2010
    Filed under: glass, jewelry, Lampwork, beads, ISGB, local, kiln, SRA, handmade, art, art show, medusa, shopping, trunk show, sale, Chicago, artist, stones, torch
  • Dreamscape

    Swarovski crystal components, sterling silver and Sheila’s handmade beads form this tiered necklace. All wire work was hand done by Sheila. Adjustable necklace length measures 18” – 22” around the top strand. Glass beads are created in the flame of a torch and fully kiln annealed...
    Posted to Reader Photos by Sheila Papaioannou on Apr 18, 2010
    Filed under: glass, jewelry, Lampwork, beads, ISGB, local, kiln, SRA, handmade, art, art show, medusa, shopping, trunk show, sale, Chicago, artist, stones, torch
  • Midnight Butterfly

    Black onyx round beads mix with a variety of Sheila’s handmade glass to complement the vintage cloisonné pendant. Findings are sterling silver. Necklace length measures 20”. Glass beads are created in the flame of a torch and fully kiln annealed.
    Posted to Reader Photos by Sheila Papaioannou on Apr 18, 2010
    Filed under: glass, jewelry, Lampwork, beads, ISGB, local, kiln, SRA, handmade, art, art show, medusa, shopping, trunk show, sale, Chicago, artist, stones, torch
  • Lapis Layered Garden

    Freshwater pearls and lapis lazuli complement the center focal bead made by Sheila. There are seven layers of glass in this style of bead. Findings are sterling silver. Adjustable necklace length measures 17" - 21". Glass beads are created in the flame of a torch and fully kiln annealed.
    Posted to Reader Photos by Sheila Papaioannou on Apr 18, 2010
    Filed under: glass, jewelry, Lampwork, beads, ISGB, local, kiln, SRA, handmade, art, art show, medusa, shopping, trunk show, sale, Chicago, artist, stones, torch
  • Raindrop Garden

    Genuine turquoise drops rain onto a mix of citrine beads, vintage porcelain beads, and Sheila's handmade glass. Findings are vermeil gold. Adjustable necklace length measures 26" - 29", pendant measures 4" tall. Glass beads are created in the flame of a torch and fully kiln annealed...
    Posted to Reader Photos by Sheila Papaioannou on Apr 18, 2010
    Filed under: glass, jewelry, Lampwork, beads, ISGB, local, kiln, SRA, handmade, art, art show, medusa, shopping, trunk show, sale, Chicago, artist, stones, torch
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