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My Etsy Shop

I sell holiday glass beads, Made to Order lampwork and older beads in my Etsy shop.

Goldfish Necklace | Crocheted Lampwork Jewelry

koi pond necklace by Holly's Folly

GOLDFISH NECKLACE. The crocheted necklace is made of both metallic core and matte e-beads, 6 mm Swarovski crystals, Size 8 orange beads, and Czech pressed glass floral and leaf beads. All were hand strung to satisfy my strange brain’s desire for “randomness” and crocheted on heavy cotton cord. Bali bead caps and sterling toggle clasp round out the basic necklace. I should mention I crocheted this with a 3 beads per round so this is much smaller diameter piece than I’ve made in the past.

The tassel is made on 19 strand beading wire woven through the necklace and crimped. The three art beads were worked in randomly and all ends were crimped for finishing. $189.00

Bellflowers in Blue | Glass Bead Set

blue glass bead bellflowers
Bellflowers in Blue 6  flowers + 3 leaves on bronze tone copper wire 3″27.00

Sand & Shore | Glass Bead Bracelet

sand-and-shore_glass-bead-braceletA collection of some glass beads from myself and from a few other artists strung with Swarovski crystals in blue and AB, Bali and sterling. This is generous sized bracelet measuing 8.5″ between the clasps. My own wrist is exactly 7″ and this bracelet drapes halfway over my palm and can be slid off without opening the toggle. $79

Regal | Mini Glass Bead Focal

Regal – MINI FOCAL glass bead made from a lavender purple base and swirled with silver rich purple glasses 28mm x 9 mm $8.



Photo below taken in natural light:

Dark Waters | Custom Glass Bead Pendant

These photos are part of a custom order I list beads for custom orders on this page for customers to view and check out.

Total Pendant length 3″. Wrapped with 18g sterling and Swarovski crystals.

SOLD – Remakes Available!


Sizzle | Red Blue Glass Bead Earring Pair

Lovely glass bead pair in sizzling hot red with metallic blue accents! Perfect for earrings! $8.

I make jewelry! If you need me to turn these into earrings for you, just ask!
SOLD! Remakes available

Rio Ribbed Rounds| Glass Bead Set


This set of Rio Party color beads is now MADE TO ORDER. A color reaction between a rare, no-longer-made glass and two more common highly reactive glasses. There is no predicting how the colors will develop but a riot is pretty much guaranteed! You will find baby blue, purple, lavender, burnt orange, golden yellow and teal in these. I still have a few vials of the precious glass left but when it’s gone… The party will be over!

The five bead set is a smidge under 3″ long. The smaller pair are about 3/8″ and the larger three are around a 1/2″. $27.50 As always you will receive a photo of your actual beads before mailing!

Pink on the Inside | Abstract Heart Glass Bead

The inside of this abstract heart shaped bead is created by multiple layers of glass… I was going for orangy pink… but I didn’t like the shape. As often happens with my beads…sometimes they just “want” to be hearts! I started messing with the shape and some of the silvered glass worked its way to the surface. In the end, I think it’s much more spectacular than I envisioned. Swirls of metallic glass with glorious pink peeking through… She’s a beauty!

Measures: 28 mm x 24 mm wide. – $12

Chakra Colors | Glass Bead Set


The colors of the chakra can be used for meditation or in yogic practices. It is believed that – by concentrating on a color corresponding to a specific body part, healing can be achieved. The colors and their representations in the body are:

Red = Base Chakra
Orange = Sacral Chakra
Yellow = Solar Plexis Chakra
Green = Heart Chakra
Pale Blue = Throat Chakra
Dark Blue = Third Eye Chakra
Amethyst = Crown Chakra

While these beads were made with meditative intent, they can also serve as just a happy rainbow of colors on your bracelet or necklace.

These 7 Big Hole Glass Beads are a basic donut shape and measure 5 mm hole to hole x 12 mm wide. $56.00for the set of made to order beads. The Pandora is not included.

Puppy Paws | Glass Bead


I’ve always just loved a simple bead I can toss on a chain and just go. The beads I like are always symbolic of my mood. And since I’m often out and about with my pup, I decided to make a puppy paw bead. My favorite dog t-shirt reads “When I see a paw print, I see a heart and four arms reaching out to love me.” So naturally, I had to make the paws heart-shaped!

Shown on one of my friction clasp necklaces (sold separately), this bead was made on a 1/16th mandrel. 7 mm x 14mm $6.00 or $10 with the silver 18″ chain.

Now available in custom or TEAM colors…just list upon checkout!

Blue Puppy Paws Bead $6.00 


Blue Puppy Paws Bead on 18″ silver friction clasp necklace: $10.00


Custom Puppy Paws Bead : $6.00
Custom Puppy Paws Bead on 18″ silver friction clasp necklace: $10.00