Handcrafted Beads and Jewelry

Updated July 27, 2017

About EarthnFire Designs

 Early in life geology was my interest, and so was art. Although I didn't follow either one as a profession, now in later life, when I've decided what really fuels my creative fire, I've combined geology and art. All those wonderful gems that I liked as a kid, combined with an artistic bent, is a natural combination in making jewelry and lampwork beads. The pieces you will see here on my site reflect and represent the natural world.

Regarding my lampwork bead designs, I look at colors and design in nature, fashion, magazines, architecture, etc. All of my lampwork beads are kiln annealed and thoroughly cleaned after removal from the mandrel. I work with "soft" Italian glass, Bullseye glass and borosilicate glass.

All of the items on this site are strung or constructed by me. I don't sell commercially made items here.


Because I see colors and designs in wood, and it's a wonderful medium, I've collected found wood to make hiking/walking sticks. I also paint flowers and other images on rocks, and I'm into miniatures, both room boxes and constructing my own tiny things. I also dabble in mosaics and resin. You'll find these items on the Other Arts and Crafts page but it's mostly fluff and not for sale unless indicated.

If you are interested in purchasing anything you see here, please write me at mar@earthnfiredesigns.com.

Thank you for visiting my site.

I accept PayPal.

Marilyn

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