Ethiopian brass, centered with ancient Trade beads of various shapes and sizes, brass and copper accents.
Necklace is approximately 17 ½ inches.
Silver Ethiopian Coptic cross is surrounded by ancient Trade beads. Necklace is approximately 16 ½ inches in length.
Striped Trade beads mix with Turquoise nuggets, stone, nickel spacers and shells. Ethiopian silver centerpiece displays tiny bells. Necklace fastens with hand sculpted clay bead, inset with Turquoise.
Necklace is approximately 16 inches.
Choker style necklace consists of well worn Venetian striped beads, Russian blues, bauxite, vintage metals and coconut discs. Center piece is an old Ethiopian phallic pendant. Necklace length is 16 inches.
|Key of Life$100.00View Details
Neutral tones evoke a sense of calm. Carved bone beads, well worn Trade beads, citrine and patina copper, add to the focus of the carved limestone Ankh. Signature bead included. Length shown is 18 inches. Ankh measures 3 inches.
|Tiny Bells$100.00View Details
Two tiny brass bells hang slightly off center, as a great collection of antique Trade beads complete this 15 inch choker style necklace.
Carved limestone mummy, surrounded by Trade beads in hues of muted yellows. Old brass, seed pods, bone and shells, fastens with hand sculpted clay bead inset with Turquoise.
Necklace is approximately 17 inches.
Red, black and silver are the primary choices in this design. A handful of striped and floral Venetians, compliment the aged African Green Hearts. The addition of prayer beads makes this a very collectable piece. Necklace measures 17 inches and fastens with Indian head nickel and beaded loop.
|Phoenix Rising$120.00View Details
Old sand cast beads are complimented with brass spacers and beads made of coconut. Look for our signature bead. Center dangles include a King’s bead, bamboo, clay, a brass bird, and tiny striped beads. Length shown is 16 ½ inches. Dangle extends an additional 3 inches.
Telsum silver prayer box, said to offer protection from the Evil Eye. From the Oromo Tribe, Ethiopia, where the silver jewelry tradition began in the 14th Century. The prayer box is suspended from leather cord and connects to the blue/gray Roman glass beads, circa 200 BC. Other rare sand cast beads and African Green Hearts complete this 18 ½ inch necklace.
|Witch Doctor$185.00View Details
Driftwood, gathered and fashioned by the artist, supports this treasure trove of antique Trade beads. Necklace is approximately 17 ½ inches in length.
|Wooden Bones$185.00View Details
Bone shaped slices of Mesquite wood were hollowed out, as Roman glass beads appear to be floating. The red beads between the “bones” are African Green Hearts, aptly named for their green glass centers. Blue striped sand cast beads, bauxite and copper complete this 19 inch necklace.
|Treasure Hunt$200.00View Details
The artist keeps a constant eye open for treasures to add to her vast collection of antique Trade beads. Be it hiking the trails of Arizona or walking along a deserted beach, found items make their way into her designs. Mesquite was used to make the wooden beads, a dried cactus rib is the focal point, as shells join the mix. An antique bell from a camel’s harness contributes the music. Necklace length is 16 ½ inches.