The yellow heather wool circular pendant is hand embroidered with cotton black floss in an asymmetrical abstract design. The design is enhanced by turquoise blue shimmer polymer clay dome. The leather cord is also embroidered onto the pendant and looped into a necklace. This piece is lightweight but packs a statement.
Antique Japanese necklace that I saw at Brooklyn Museum's Infinte Blue exhibition.
Ombre Turquoise Necklace
Genuine pyrite centerpiece with natural turquoise, amazonite, jade, cream glass beads, turquoise glass beads and upcycled resin beads. The upcycled resin (plastic) diamond-shaped and round beads came from a few different vintage necklaces. The beads are knotted on natural leather cord. The closure is handmade from brass.
Tropical Drop Earrings
Wear these tropical color scheme earrings anytime of year. Precious pastel teal genuine amazonite beads top these dangle earrings. Below the amazonite sits teal Swarovski glass cut glass beads, plastic beads and red glass briolette. These earrings come with clear rubber earring backs (not pictured).
An asymmetrical long necklace with olive green yellow agate and vintage wooden beads. The ombre navy vintage wood bead is accented with navy tassels. A brass tube adds soft shine to this modern bauble. The beads are knotted onto bronze leather cord for a bit of warm shine.. The necklace has an opening of 27” and slips easily over the head. The full length from tassel to end is 16”. Agate is a common gemstone said to promote stability and logical thinking for the wearer.
Minimal Yellow Moon Necklace
This yellow heather wool circular pendant is hand embroidered with cotton black floss in an asymmetrical abstract design. Brass tubes add shine to this textured piece. Leather cord is also embroidered onto the pendant and looped into a necklace. This piece is lightweight but packs a statement.
Native Sun Printed Fabric
An original print by AJL.
Bathroom tile at Brooklyn Museum. I love the colors and the various shades presented like watercolor.
An asymmetrical long necklace with citrus yellow agate and upcycled vintage wooden beads. A brass tube and golden hematite bead add soft shine to this modern bauble. The beads are knotted onto black leather cord. The length of the necklace is about 28” and slips easily over the head. Agate is a common gemstone said to promote stability and logical thinking for the wearer. Hematite is said to stimulate iron absorption in blood and increases intuition.
Curated from a vintage South African tourist necklace, these wooded carved animals have been decked out with various beads.
Georgia O'Keeffe's famous skull paintings.
Lapis lazuli, a gemstone believed to encourage friendship and truth, is the centerpiece for these sophisticated earrings. These earring feature matte lapis lazuli. Shiny golden hematite enhances the monochromatic navy color scheme. Hematite is believed to increase intuition. The full length is 4”. Rubber earring backs are included.
Retro Kitch Print
An original watercolor print based on simple, retro prints from the 1930s.
Tribal beautiful beadwork I saw at Brooklyn Museum.
Islamic tile from the Infinite Blue exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum. I love Islamic calligraphy and the vibrant blue of these tiles.
The blue ink of this painting and the various geometric patterns inspire me
Magic Garden Collage Pendant Necklace
A minimalist necklace with a mosaic of beads inspired by the Magic Gardens in South Philadelphia. Genuine turquoise, hematite, onyx and blue dyed jade mix with glass beads in a frame of black soutache cord. This modern pendant hangs from genuine leather cord.
South Philadelphia's Magic Gardens was a great inspiration to me with its collage of various patterns and color. The work of Isaiah Zagar brought a smile to my face when I visited in 2016. It's difficult to be upset there. There is a positivity and excitement within the work itself.
Many Journeys Pendant Necklace
Turquoise soutache cord makes a collage surrounding a geometric cut matte coral pink stone. The rest of the collage features genuine coral, turquoise glass beads and copper hardware. The pendant is attached to a black leather cord. The full length is 19 1/2.” The length of the pendant is 2 1/4”. A copper lobster clasp keeps it all together.
Georgia O'Keeffe's "Pelvis" which is soft and focuses on negative space created by the graceful structure of an animal pelvis.
A watercolor print with the swirl paisley shape I love so much. This was inspired by Sonia and Robert Delaunay.
Upcycled vintage wood beads inspired me with these wire wrapped earrings. I beaded the earring with the idea of a swirl or paisley shape. The freshwater pearls dot the paisley shape.
The bright colors inspire a palette for me.
Georgia O'Keeffe's watercolor. O'Keeffe's ability to create abstract work motivates me as a designer and artist. She had an ability to make simple forms be very soft and feminine. Her work has a balanced masculine and feminine quality.
Amazonite, the stone of the legendary Amazons, golden hematite and natural turquoise on snow white leather make a simple but interesting necklace. The forest green tassel swings from the turquoise link.
Flirty Tribal Earrings
Wooded beaded earrings with flirty mustard yellow tassels. The interesting wooden beads are curated from a 1980s necklace. Because of the nature of the beads there some discoloration that adds character to these unique earrings. The full length is 3 1/2”. Rubber earring backs are included.
Saved By the Bell
A geometric print that reminds me of the opening sequence of "Saved By the Bell" in the early 1990s. I painted this motif with watercolors.
This bright colored 100% silk dyed ribbon and brass chain necklace is perfect for casual days. Add a bit of color to an outfit.
Amazon Strength Necklace
Amazonite, the stone of the legendary Amazons, golden hematite and turquoise glass beads on snow white leather make a simple but interesting necklace.