Beaded Christmas Tree Cellini Style

Peace on Earth

Eight years ago, when I was still fresh bitten by the chainmaille bugs, I made a chainmaille tree in six tiers of various sizes of chainmaille Whirlybird units, stacked together and topped with a hummingbird bead, a favorite of mine. A wish was made: Peace on Earth. From there on, each year I made a point to create a trinket, or keepsake, to continue my own tradition.

Blue Flower 3D 5-Wing Ring and All Its Lovely Siblings

It is a great day today!  Why?  Because my first 3D 5-wing ring is done!  3D, 5-wing, what is that?  It's eye candy not only beautiful to behold, but pure joy in its creation!


Single frame photos don't quite show off all its wonky angles, undulations; how about a GIF...  Interestingly, this is not a static piece of beadwork; those ruffles can fold up and downward, giving the ring even more shapes and presentations.  Oh how I love jewels that flex!!

A little back story:

Chainmaille Quadratic Twin Necklace

Chainmaille Quadratic Twin Necklace
Last week was lots of excitements for me, one of which is the return of Capt.

Helios Sunburst Medallion Pendant Informational

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This is an "informational" blog post describing how I build a Helios Sunburst medallion pendant; this is an original design of ©DaisyKreates from June, 2017.

As a reader this blog post, you are welcome to make, gift, and/or sell your own handmade work in the same or modified specifications; proper credits are appreciated.  However, the content of this post and information contained within remain copyrighted material of the author.  Please do not reproduce any part of this post in any form without prior written consent from the author.

Ruby Red Sangria Y Necklace

A solid statement necklace that also blends comfortably on any work day with business attire or casual! 

Woven with all stainless steel rings, capturing all shades of red Swarovski bicone beads, each free floating in its 4-ring chamber, making this necklace not only shimmering in the ombre sangria glow, but also flexible and smooth to the touch.

When the Sun, the Moon, and Stars All Lined up

For as long as I can remember, I've always been fascinated by all things in the sky.  The Sun, the Moon, and all the stars!  For their warmth and shine, and the inspirations offered up to the great poets and artists through the millenniums.

About Copper

The copper used in all my jewelry is pure copper.  It has a warm tone and a nice weight for a substantial feel in your hands. It is also a solid metal, so no worries of material wearing off over the time.

About Jewelry Brass and Bronze

Both jewelry brass and bronze are copper alloy.  Jewelry brass, also known as red brass, is an alloy of copper and zinc, while bronze is copper and tin.

Color-wise, jewelry brass has a rich golden color, very similar to yellow gold, while bronze is paler in comparison, almost somewhat towards pink.  Both jewelry brass and bronze are a solid metal, so no worries of any plating coming off.