Earrings galore!

Well I thought I might show you some jewellery I’ve made recently….. I had neglected my own jewellery needs so these are for me.

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Lovely blossom ceramic Spear bead/charms by Petra Carpreau from Scorched Earth. My own red spacer beads and handmade copper earwires, with lashings of copper wire and beads.


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These ceramic beauties were made by the lovely Natalie Fletcher-Jones of Peruzi an Australian beadmaker and someone I call friend now!! She is originally from the UK so we chat about all sorts.

Back to the earrings they are set on copper with some swarovski bicone crystals wrapped around the centre and other crystals and tiny greek ceramic disks. Tiny glass pearls on top with my big hoopy earwires…. I love these and wore these last weekend but …….. one of the earwires from the big hoop beads snapped. 😔

So I’ve had to take them apart ….. grumpy face 🙁🙁🙁🙁🙁

I will show you the reincarnation when I’ve figured it out, as I think I will split them and do something separate with each half instead.

Here are a few little earrings for just general day wear for you to look at

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Beautiful etched copper long daggers/spears with holes down one side with silver jump rings attached for a fab asymmetric style (so me!) And I’ve added chains and more of my own handmade earwires. I love the silver accents in these, I did um and arr whether to add beads to these but I think they will be very general to use with whatever colours I’m wearing this way.


So until next time…..


Thanks for popping in


Elaine xx


I would like to say Hello as I have never used this blog since activating in over 2 years ago.
I thought I would try and see how it works and whether I feel it’s better than my Blogger one.
So here I am … my name Elaine Thornton.

I am a Lampworker  (Glass Beadmaker and components) 

Jewellery Designer (Wireworker)

In my paid job I am a School Dinner Lady (correct title Mid Day Supervisor)






And friend ……

Here I will show you my beads and maybe some jewellery if I make some which isn’t as often now. But I do make it for myself when I get the chance.

Kissing Petals Headpins

Scruffy Bell caps

Opal Sky Flower Headpin

Mimosa Bellflower 

Two tone Bells

Silver Azure Petals HP

Oz Leaves HP

Poppy HP

Periwinkle Bellflower and HP

Some Jewellery 

Scarlet Diva Necklace (with a tulip bead by me)

Denim Shell earrings (all made by me)

And these are just a little selection of my work.

Hope you like what you see.
Thanks for visiting

Elaine x