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"Winter Garden of Discontent" featured designer work 

for the 2017 TOHO Challenge.

Detail from Winter Garden of Crescent bead butterfly and Melon bead acorn.  Tutorials underway.

Detail from Winter Garden of Brugmansia flower, tutorial underway.

Morrisonite Jasper in Chenille bezel, partial inspiration for Pineapple Blossom Tutorial soon to be published.

Bezel detail.

Pineapple Blossom Necklace in FROND.  Tutorial and limited kits in my Etsy Shop.  

"Pineapple Blossom Necklace" in SURF.  Tutorial and limited kits in my Etsy shop.

Pineapple Blossom in ORCHID

Pineapple Blossom Necklace in BLUE HAWAII

And a white one, Wedding in Hawaii.

A gift for my wonderful brother Jeff, made from a nut that came from an old wheelbarrow.  It's a long story! Back view below.

Angels' Knot Necklace, Tutorial and Kits available in my Etsy Shop

Chrysocolla Pendant, made for my personal use to wear with a new jacket from Art of Cloth.  
The crescent beads in the bezel were inspiration for a future bezel. Back and rope below.

Caramel's Acorn Earrings or Components, available as a tutorial and kits in my Etsy shop.

Below, meet my outdoor pet squirrel, Caramel, a model who works for peanuts.
Two sets of Kits for the earrings are available in my Etsy Shop.  Some colors still available.
Original Kit Set Link Here.
Second Set to match Caramel's Claws Necklaces below Link Here.

Made with the Pomegranate Acorn, and an adjusted version of the Pineapple Blossom Bezel

Made with the Agamemnon Acorn and chain bits from my stash

Made with Patina Acorns and a little Bead Embroidery

Made with a Carbon Acorn and a Jasper flat oval bead, soon to be a tutorial and kit!

Honey and Berries Kit (sold out)

 Light Sage Kit  (sold out)

 Cinnamon Kit (sold out)

Revised Tutorial for Dreamscape and Paradise Dragon Necklaces.


  1. extraordinaria coleccion 2017! felicitacioens

  2. I just sow your works with beads. It is amazing. so beautiful... and the

  3. Can I order the pattern for Pineapple Blossom 2017

    1. Thank you for asking. My Pineapple Blossom Pattern is available in my Etsy shop, Haute Ice Beadwork. Here is a link for you:

    2. Also, I have a few kits left for three of the colors. Just fo to Etsy and search Haute Ice Beadwork, so see all I have available. And again, my thanks to you for asking!

  4. Marsha your work is absolutely beautiful!!

    1. Thanks so much! Your generous praise is appreciated.