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Aqua-fired Crackle Agate, Matte Blue Dumortierote, and Kukui Nut Necklace

This is another gift necklace we made during the holidays. Denim blue Dumortierote and a chocolate brown focal Kukui nuts are complemented by crackle agate lozenges with ruddy brown and light blue fire and ice hues. A silver Karen Hill Tribe toggle clasp provides closure.

Aqua-fired Crackle Agate, Matte Blue Dumortierote, and Kukui Nut Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.
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Holiday Gift Necklaces

Here are some of the necklaces we made as holiday gifts.

Three necklaces on a wood table: Top necklace: banana bark wood, turquoise, and brass. Middle necklace: tiger ebony wood, marigold quartz, and golden yellow agate. Bottom necklace: Tibetan turquoise heishi, Ethiopian copper heishi, and dark brown Kukui nut focals.
A brass heishi, copper bicones, and marigold quartz rondelles necklace lies on a wooden table.
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Sibucao Wood Rounds, Microfaceted Lapis Lazuli Rondelles, and Karen Hill Tribe Silver Toggle Clasp Bracelet

4mm Sibucao wood beads alternate with 3mm microfacted Lapis Lazuli in this simple bracelet finished with a silver Karen Hill Tribe toggle clasp.

Sibucao Wood Rounds, Microfaceted Lapis Lazuli Rondelles, and Karen Hill Tribe Silver Toggle Clasp Bracelet lying on fallen leaves in the morning sun.
Sibucao Wood Rounds, Microfaceted Lapis Lazuli Rondelles, and Karen Hill Tribe Silver Toggle Clasp Bracelet lying on a limestone rock in the morning sun. The rock is covered with algae, and two small plants are growing out of holes in the rock.
Sibucao Wood Rounds, Microfaceted Lapis Lazuli Rondelles, and Karen Hill Tribe Silver Toggle Clasp Bracelet on my wrist.
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Cobalt Blue Faceted Czech Glass with Aurora Borealis finish, Magkuno Wood Rounds, Patterned Silver Rounds, and Karen Hill Tribe Toggle Clasp Necklace

Patterned Silver Rounds in graduated sizes alternate with 8mm cobalt blue faceted Czech glass (with aurora borealis finish), and dark 8mm Magkuno wood rounds. A silver Karen Hill Tribe toggle clasp provides closure.

Cobalt Blue Faceted Czech Glass with Aurora Borealis finish, Magkuno Wood Rounds, Patterned Silver Rounds, and Karen Hill Tribe Toggle Clasp Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.
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Ebony Wood Bicones, Blue Glass Miyuki Cubes, Ethiopian Brass Heishi, and Ashanti Ghana Lost Wax Technique Brass Rounds Necklace

Dark 23mmx11m ebony bicones and Ashanti Ghana lost wax technique brass rounds alternate with light blue 4mm glass Miyuki cubes and 6mmx1mm Ethiopian brass heishi. A copper toggle clasp provides closure.

Ebony Wood Bicones, Blue Glass Miyuki Cubes, Ethiopian Brass Heishi, and Ashanti Ghana Lost Wax Technique Brass Rounds Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.
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Aqua Blue Chalcedony Elongated Teardrop Briolettes, Honey Brown Agate Pear Briolettes, Bayong Wood Rounds, and Coco Wood Pucalets Necklace

Five 7mmx30-40mm aqua blue chalcedony briolettes and four 17mmx25mm honey brown agate pear briolettes alternate as focals. 4-5mm Bayong wood rounds space the focals. 3.5mm Coco wood pucalets finish the strand and a copper toggle clasp provides closure.

Aqua Blue Chalcedony Elongated Teardrop Briolettes, Honey Brown Agate Pear Briolettes, Bayong Wood Rounds, and Coco Wood Pucalets Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.
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Bayong Wood Chunky Nugget, Turquoise Wood Rondelle, and Chevron Wood Necklace

Four 13x34mm Bayong wood chunky nugget focal beads alternate with 8mmx4mm turquoise-colored wood rondelles and 12mmx7mm wood barrel tubes with a chevron burnt carved design. A silver Karen Hill Tribe toggle clasp provides closure.

Bayong Wood Chunky Nugget, Turquoise Wood Rondelle, and Chevron Wood Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.
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Turquoise Nuggets, Tibetan Turquoise Heishi, Ethiopian Brass Heishi, and Kukui Nut Necklace

Four 25mm x 23mm chocolate brown Kukui nuts are focals in a pattern that alternates blue, green, and brown colored 15mm x 8mm turquoise nuggets, 6mm Ethiopian brass heishi beads, and the four nuts. After the focals, the pattern alternates between 6mm Tibetan turquoise heishi and the brass heishi. Copper split rings and a copper toggle clasp provide closure.

Turquoise Nuggets, Tibetan Turquoise Heishi, Ethiopian Brass Heishi, and Kukui Nut Necklace lying on weathered 2×6 deck boards.