Carol Hale retired after 35 years as a Hallmark artist, where she work both as an illustrator and photographer. Other previous artistic endeavors include antique doll restoration and miniatures. Now her interest is in creating jewelry. Pictured are two large pendants from a rainbow titanium druisy cab and a very old (and natural) turquoise cab - both set using peyote-stitched seed bead bezels.

 

Detail:

Natural Turquoise cabochon pendant with seed bead bezel, on necklace of additional turquoise beads and nuggets.

 

Sterling silver wire wrapping with pearls and glass beads.