I'm a graphic designer by training, I did very little design work after my degree. I started making jewellery around 10 years ago after finding a book on bead weaving in the library where I work. I have had a collection of vintage beads for years, some I bought and some from elderly relatives collections passed on to me, had a sudden inspiration to use sea glass with the beads. I am an avid reader and love films. I live with my cat in Devon, I have two great adult kids and a gorgeous grandson.
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Valentines heart pendant on ribbon

A pretty, heart shaped pendant in pinks and white hung on a broad, deep pink organza ribbon with a slight metallic shimmer. The pendant is made using a piece of heart shaped sea glass which has a mount created by hand stiching beads around it. At least one row of these beads are vintage, the pendant is finished with picots of iridescent beads and strands of the same beads ending in tiny glass hearts, eight very pale pink ones and one deep red.

Size: 3 H x 1.5 W cm

Waterfall necklace

Made from four small blue pieces of sea glass, mounted together on a beaded background, edged with graduated dangles of seed beads ending in small clear glass drops. One half of the necklace is bead woven the other made from twisting strands of beads aaround each other, fastened with a crescent bead through a beaded 'button hole'.

Beaded cuff bracelet breaking wave

Handmade item.
Materials: seed beads, sea glass, beach glass, beads, vintage beads, silver, leather, thread.

Victorian gold and black

A Gothic fantasy pendant in vintage black beads and black sea glass. The pendant is made by beading tightly around a piece of, fairly rare, black sea glass. It's always been hard to find truly black glass, most of the glass that looks black turns out to be dark green when held up to the light, recently, however, I've found quite a few pieces. The pendant has many strands of modern beads in an iridescent blue, each strand ends either in a black vintage bead or a peach coloured fresh water pearl, a few shorter strands sit in front of these, with tiny gold coloured hearts at the ends.

Large pebble pendant

Cross my heart pendant

Beach amulet surfer pendant

Bracelet moon daisy

Baroque red heart necklace

Heart shaped sea glass in a beaded mount hung on a hand beaded twisted chain.

Rock pools necklace

Three pieces of sea glass mounted in vintage and modern beads set in a bead woven necklace with crystals and larger beads.

  • Sandy W Hi Ley, for some reason I cannot seem to add a connection, even the FB and Twitter won't work. Love your work and have added you to my Pinterest Plymouth & South West Artists board. :) 4 years ago..

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  • Ley Thanks Sandy, I'll have a look for that pa I literally joined wonderstreet yesterday so most of it is a mystery yet.ge on Pinterest. 4 years ago..

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  • Ley Ooh don't know what happened there it should say page on Pinterest, seems to have jumped a couple of lines. 4 years ago..

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  • Sandy W It all seems to be working now Ley :) x 4 years ago..

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  • Ley thanks Sandy 4 years ago..

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