There are three simple requirements :
1. Designs must be handmade.
2. Designs have to be linked to a specific design from an online store, forum gallery listing, Facebook or a blog post. Do send URL links. Do not send photos attached in emails.
3. You have to be a follower or subscriber (free).
Don't know how to subscribe? Check this post. If you prefer to be a follower through Blogger's Follow system, my Twitter, or my Facebook Page, that's okay too.
What do I mean by inspirational? A design with the wow factor - something you are proud of and want to show off and inspire others. Sometimes spectacular designs came about the hard way. Lady Roots' Tri-Tri-Tri bracelet below was created with much trial and error. She kept looking at the thread pattern in pictures because she had no books or tutorials to learn the triangular/open triangular stitch. Her dogged persistence was truly inspirational! Never give up.
So put on your thinking caps, choose one of your own designs which you think will inspire, then send me your link! Tell your friends too. This gallery is always open to more designs from now on. I have canvassed a few subscribers below to get the ball rolling. My email is beadinggem[at]yahoo dot ca.And oh, if you are so taken by any of these designs, please share your comments.
Citrine marquise and Hill Tribe silver necklace (pictured above) by The Bead Sisterhood
Earthy Lampwork Bead and Silver Bracelet by BetteJo's Bead Creations
Tri Tri Tri Beaded Bracelet by LadyRoots on Voice from Jamaica
Moss Agate and Pearl Watch Bracelet by Crystal Allure
Blue and White Box Chain Maille Necklace by Bev's Jewelry
Dogwood Flower Necklace by Shelly Hughes.
Inspiration A Reversible Pendant Beadwork necklace by Beadsforever
Fancy Jasper Flower Bracelet by SundanceGems
Black and White shell Upcycled Necklace by Lindab142
Turk's Head Knotted Bracelet by George Hutchinson
Matte Onyx and Agate choker necklace by CrystalMango
Chain Maille Cross by Shealynn
Funky Chunky Mixed Media Necklace by Tilly over at the This, That and Everything Inbetween blog.
Long Dangle Sterling Silver Chain Pearl Earrings by Wendy of Sweetwater Gifts
This beautiful beaded gemstone cuff is by Nissa Zaidi :
A delicate wire work necklace design by Tamara Zecevic whose online store is called Eman Bej Unique Jewelry.
Rainbow colored bangles made from polymer clay scraps by Klio.
Freshwater pearl chain earrings by Fortune Jewels which were inspired by beaches and sunny days.
Braided Statement Necklace by Whimsical Jewelry for a bold look!
Paper Ball Earrings by Oana Ruxandra Stancu aka PapadiileRuxandrei.
Tree of Life Labradorite Moon Necklaces by Vixens Natural Jewelry
Stainless steel chain wrap bracelet by Mai's Jewelry
Handmade Statement Necklace - Upcycled Yellow Flowers by BluKatDesign
Aventurine and pearl drop beaded earrings by Queen Bee Jewel Gallery
Avatar Inspired Tree of Souls Bead Embroidery Cuff by Jewelry Taylor Made.
Black Floral Faux Leather Necklace by Fiorella Designs.
Felted Barred Owl necklace by Karen Makes Stuff
Bead Quilled Necklace by Orly Burg.
Rose Quartz Wire Crochet Bracelet by Katie Epstein of Have2HaveIt Handcrafted Jewelry
Copper and Vines necklace by Erika with a K Designs.
Blue Ocean Carnelian (cornelian) necklace by Tree Craft Diary
Caprilicious Jewellery's Love's Sweet Scent statement necklace
Bold in Red necklace designed by Beaded Creations.
Heavenly necklace by Ransomed Jewelry.
Geometric Leather Necklace by Kadianne Scott of Black and Gold Fashions.
Wilma of Perpetual Art and Craft created this recycled plastic bottle pendant design.
Elayine of Astronomy Girl Designs created this Black Moon jewelry bag design.
This Beaded Glamor necklace is by Tamera Davis on her Etsy Store Ab Intra Jewelry.
Gift Fairy's Soutache Necklace
Wire wrapped copper heart pendant by Shirin Designs.
Steampunk Style Pendant by Art by Wendy.
This asymmetrical necklace is by Arnaz of OSoFree Jewelry
Tea for Two jewelry set by Mixed Media Baubles
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