Tres Mundos Artistry

Presents Distinctive Hand-Crafted Jewelry by... 

Janice L Hernandez

Artist/Designer



"Marsh-Mellows"
and
"Desert Sun-Sets"

I am excited to introduce my new jewelry line i
nspired by the lush forests, spectacular gardens and vast ocean beaches I recall from my youth; the colorful culture of the Southwest and subtle beauty of the Arizona-Sonora Desert which I now call home; and the many other fascinating cultures and ecosystems around the globe which I admire from afar.  An attractive, sometimes daring, and often amusing blend of artistry, elegance and whimsy, these unique pieces feature an enchanting and eclectic mix of:


  • Lovely antique and vintage beads, crystals, pendants and other findings from all over the world, including Itally, Germany, Austria, India, China, Czechoslovakia, Japan and the USA
  • Meticulously hand-sculptured whimsical wildlife beads and charms hand-cast in nickel-free and lead-free pewter or sterling silver
  •  Exquisite artist-designed, hand-crafted, and intricately decorated glass lampwork beads...both beautiful and surprisingly durable! 
  • Fabulous artist-designed and hand-crafted porcelain, ceramic, and glass beads and pendants
  • Genuine antique (100-200 year old) "African Trade Beads"
  • Colorful semi-precious gemstone, coral and pearl beads 
  •  High quality contemporary clasps, charms, pendants and findings
  •  All sorts of other cool stuff

These pieces are not "massed produced".  Rather, I have personally sought-out and hand-selected each individual component to compliment my chosen theme, then artfully combined them to create a stunning and unique piece of wearable art, sure to become one of your favorites!  Due to the scarcity of many of the components I use, each piece will be available in very limited quantities and many will be one of a kind creations, where only one will ever be made!  So, have fun browsing!  And if you find something that captures your heart, don't let it get away!  Just contact me and let me know which design has caught your eye. 

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Emphasis on aesthetics, quality, and attention to detail is the hallmark of my artistic creations.  All contemporary pewter used in my pieces is lead-free and nickel-free and, unless otherwise stated, all of my necklaces are strung on extremely durable but highly flexible "Soft-Flex" brand beading wire of appropriate weight.  Each piece is then securely finished off with high quality crimp tubes and either sterling silver or gold-filled crimp tube covers.  I would be happy to reproduce for you any design that has been marked "SOLD" if the components are still available.  However,  due to the nature of the materials, each piece will vary slightly.  In these cases, I will gladly e-mail you with a digital image of your piece, for your approval, prior to payment.  Your satisfaction is guaranteed!



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"Autumn’s Blaze" 

This fiery display of fall colors features:
  • One large "Millifiore Pattern" Antique African Trade Bead
  • Vintage Czech Aurora Borealis faceted crystal beads
  • Dyed Red Sea Coral Barrel Beads and Discs
  • Vintage German Glass Tube Beads
  • Vintage butterscotch Millifiore Glass Lampwork Beads
  • Semi-Precious Picasso Jasper and Crazy Lace Jasper gemstone beads 
  • 24K gold-plated vintage "stamping" pendant
  • Gold-plated clasp
  • As well as other vintage and contemporary beads    

     


    $86.00

    This item is
    SOLD
    But I would be happy to
    re-create this design for you,
     upon request!

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    "Citrus Fun"

    Length: 23.5 inches

    (bottom of necklace hangs appx. 5" below base of neck)



    Yummy!  These tangy colors look almost good enough to eat!  But don't try it...these fun beads are artist-made hand-crafted glass creations.  You'll turn heads and prompt light-hearted reactions with this stunning asymmetric piece as admirers discover the whimsical secret visitor to this lush citrus grove!

    • An adorable artist-made and hand-cast Pewter Frog
    • Awesome artist-made, hand-crafted glass lampwork beads in refreshingly bright "citrus" shades.
    • Brilliantly sparkling vintage "Swarovski Art Vitrail" crystals
    • Large vintage orange faceted crystal accent bead
    • Large vintage black faceted glass round bead
    • Beautiful "Swarovski" orange bi-cone crystal beads
    • Vintage Japanese hand-crafted three-sided  "Millefiore" lampwork beads
    • Genuine semi-precious Natural Turquoise, Black Onyx,  and enhanced Lemon Chrysophrase gemstone beads
    • Outstanding hand-crafted clasp featuring a colorful vintage oval glass cabochon inset in sterling silver


    $169.00

    Matching earrings available for $18.00

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    "Midnight in Venice"



    A  soft glow of golden pearls and shimmering vintage crystals accentuate the superb workmanship found in this exquisite Venetian "Art Glass" accent bead created with molten glass and 24K gold!   Dressed down or dressed up, this piece is as versatile as it is beautiful.  Oh, and check out the back!  You'll make a bold statement both coming and going with that fabulous 24K gold-plated vintage fern-leaf pendant at the closure! 

    •  One genuine "Venetian Art Glass" lampwork focal bead (imported from Venice), hand-blown and decorated inside and out with 24K gold foil and molten-glass designs
    • Two gorgeous large Vintage Czech Aurora Borealis Faceted Glass Beads
    • Two golden freshwater cultured pearls (dyed)
    • Vintage Japanese Aurora Borealis (cream/gold iridescent) blown-glass beads
    • Genuine semi-precious Black Onyx and Purple Amethyst rondelle gemstone beads
    • One Gold Vermeil over Pewter ornate clasp 
    • Superb 24K gold-plated vintage Fern-Frond stamping-pendant (center back)
    • Other contemporary spacer beads

    $86.00

     
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    "Spring Garden Visitor"

    Length: 24 inches
    (Bottom of necklace hangs appx. 5" below base of neck)


    Bright spring hues and fanciful curlicues are the prominent features adorning this refreshing and whimsical choker-length set which includes: 

     

    • An adorable artist-made and hand-cast Pewter Mouse
    • Intricate artist-made, hand-crafted glass lampwork beads
    • Coordinated hand-crafted glass heart
    • Beautiful large vintage faceted orange glass bead
    • Vintage Japanese Millifiore lampwork glass beads
    • Genuine 100-200 year old Venitian “African Trade Beads”
    • Vintage “Swarovski” faceted crystal beads
    • Genuine semi-precious natural Turquoise, Carnelian and Unakite gemstone beads
    • Contemporary glass seed beads
    • Rhodium plated pewter toggle clasp

    $123.00

    Matching earrings available for $18.00

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    "Periwinkle Garden Bouquet"

    Length: 17.5 inches
    (bottom of necklace hangs appx. 2" below base of neck)


    You'll love these colors, as fresh as a summer bouquet!  And those marvelous lampwork beads, intricately adorned with molten-glass flowers and vines, are second to none!  And take a look at that clasp!  This sweet little vintage Japanese enamel button, expertly set in sterling silver, is made to be seen.  You'll make a statement both coming and going! 

    • Artist-made, hand-blown glass lampwork beads
    • Bamboo Coral rondell beads
    • An awesome clasp featuring a vintage Japanese Enamel Button set in sterling silver
    • Vintage “Swarovski crystal” Bicone beads
    • Vintage Japanese Tubular Millefiore glass lampwork beads
    • Vintage Czech celery- color polished glass beads
    • Genuine semi-precious Black Onyx beads
    • Contemporary small glass spacer beads
    • Tiny silver glass seed beads
    • Sterling silver “daisy” spacer beads

    $129.00

    Matching earrings available for $18.00

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    "Seaward"

    Length: 22.5 inches
    (bottom of necklace hangs appx. 4" below base of neck)


    Cool colors and patterns of the sea carry you away with this refreshing asymmetrical design featuring:

    • An adorable, newly hatched, artist-made and hand-cast Pewter Sea-turtle
    • Artist-made, hand-crafted glass lampwork beads
    • Vintage dual-colored (blue and green) faceted crystal beads
    • Large vintage black faceted glass accent bead
    • Genuine semi-precious natural Turquoise, Black Onyx and Jasper gemstone beads
    • Beautiful translucent “celery-green” colored vintage seed beads
    • Rhodium-plated pewter "daisy" spacer beads
    • Elegant Rhodium-plated pewter hook clasp

    $149.00

     
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    "Moonlight Magic"

    Length: 25.5 inches
    (bottom of necklace hangs appx. 5.5" below base of neck)


    I felt these unusual cased-glass lampwork beads marvelously capture the silent beauty of a star-filled midnight sky and moon-lit landscape!  Accompanied by colorful glimmering crystals and a highly detailed pewter owl flanked by two sumptuous vintage translucent aqua spheres, this piece is truly mysterious and lovely!  

    • Artist-made and hand-cast Pewter Owl bead
    • Artisan-made, hand-crafted cased-glass lampwork beads
    • Two luscious translucent aqua colored vintage Czech glass round beads
    • Gorgeous sparkling contemporary mulit-colored facetted crystal beads
    • Large Vintage black faceted round glass bead
    • Genuine Black Onyx and Amethyst semi-precious rondelle gemstone beads
    • Genuine freshwater cultured pearls dyed a beautiful champagne hue
    • Bali Silver "daisy" spacer beads
    • Wonderfully textured Rhodium-plated pewter toggle clasp

    $89.00

     
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    "African Dreams"

    Length: 24 inches
    (bottom of necklace hangs appx. 5" below base of neck)


    Deep earthy shades of brown and blue compliment the glimmer of vintage crystal and rich glossy black glass "lions tooth" beads.  What a marvelous dichotomy, and subtle irony, is expressed as the soft, sophisticated luster of pearls and pewter contrast the primitive beauty of centuries old "African Trade Beads"!  

    • An awesome artist-made and hand-cast Pewter Elephant
    • Artist-made, hand-crafted glass lampwork beads
    • Vintage "lions-tooth" black glass lampwork beads
    • Gorgeous, sparkling large vintage Czech Aurora-Borealis faceted glass accent bead
    • Genuine 100-200 year old Venetian "African Trade Beads"
    • Vintage German "capri-blue" bi-cone glass beads
    • Rare vintage tiny champaign-color Aurora-Borealis blown-glass spacer beads
    • Genuine semi-precious Black Onyx, Dalmatine and Poppy Onyx gemstone beads
    • Rhodium-plated pewter "Sunburst" toggle clasp
    • Sterling silver round "daisy" spacer beads

    $89.00

     
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    "Tropical Delight"

    Length: 25.5 inches
    (bottom of necklace hangs appx. 6" below base of neck)


    This delightful piece seems fresh from the rain-forest, with it?s earthy colors and marvelous textures as well as a wonderfully whimsical surprise!  It features :
    • An adorable artist-made and hand-cast Pewter Toad, the reverse as delightful as the front!
    • Sparkling facetted "Swarovski" crystal beads
    • Artist-made, hand-crafted glass lampwork beads in earthy shades of green, brown and creamy white
    • A sweet, color-coordinated artist-made lampwork heart
    • Genuine 100-200 year old Venetian ?African Trade Beads?
    • Lovely large vintage Aurora Borealis faceted glass beads (reflecting iridescent colors)
    • Striking Rhodium-plated Pewter toggle clasp
    • Genuine semi-precious gemstone  beads
    • Coordinating contemporary glass beads

    $159.00


     
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    "Hot Stuff"

    Length: 16 inches

    (bottom of necklace hangs down appx. 1" below base of neck)


    Wow, this one is almost too hot to handle!  With it's brightly colored lampwork lentils, glints of glimmering golden-amber and delightful red hot glass chili-peppers, this choker-length necklace will spice-up any outfit!  (Note: the reds in this piece are actually a bit deeper, richer red than I was able to capture in the photos)

    • Brightly colored artist-made, hand-blown glass lampwork beads
    • Contemporary hot-red colored hand-crafted glass lampwork “Chili-Pepper” beads
    • Large vintage orange faceted glass accent beads
    • Sparkling vintage bi-cone orange crystal beads
    • Luscious contemporary translucent amber glass rondelle beads
    • Sweet vintage flower-shaped glass beads from Germany
    • Antiqued metallic gold-colored glass spacer beads
    • Vermeil gold-plated “daisy” spacer beads
    • Contemporary glass beads
    • Elegant 22K gold-plated pewter hook clasp

    $86.00

     
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    "Cala Lilly Swirlies"

    Length: 16 inches
    (bottom of necklace hangs appx. 1.5" below base of neck)


    • Who can resist jet black against classic deep, rich red?  And that touch of sterling brings just a little extra "bling" to an already striking combination.  This classy choker length piece features:
    • One artist-made and hand-cast Sterling Silver Cala Lilly charm-pendant
    • Artist-made, hand-crafted glass lampwork beads
    • Rich red vintage German glass rondelle beads
    • Contemporary faceted Aurora Borealis crystal beads
    • Genuine semi-precious Black Onyx gemstone beads
    • Sterling silver spacer beads
    • Sterling silver hook clasp and decorative tubular beads
    • Contemporary glass beads

    $86.00

     
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    "Crystal Skies"

    Length: 16 inches

    (bottom of necklace hangs appx. 1" below base of neck)


    • One genuine "Venitian Art Glass" lampwork focal bead (imported from Venice).  This gorgeous bead is individually hand-blown and decorated inside and out with 24K gold foil and molten-glass designs
    • Two brilliant Vintage Czech Glass Crystal Beads (absolutely gorgeous!)
    • Vintage Japanese Glass rondelle beads (wheel-shaped turquoise colored beads toward the front. The smaller ones going around to the back are semiprecious Turquoise gemstone beads) 
    • Vintage Japanese Aurora Borealis (cream/gold iridescent) blown-glass beads
    • Genuine semi-precious natural Turquoise gemstone beads
    • One elegant 22K Gold-plated pewter hook clasp
    • 24K gold-plated vintage oak-leaf stamping (pendant at center back)
    • Other contemporary spacer beads

    $79.00

     
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    "Mulberry Patch"


    ·        Artist-made, hand-blown lampwork beads

    ·        Vintage Japanese Aurora Borealis glass beads

    ·        Genuine semi-precious Black Onyx and African Turquoise gemstone beads

    ·        Two 24K gold-plated vintage leaf stampings

    ·        Vintage Japanese porcelain tubes

    ·        Elegant 22K gold-plated hook clasp


    $98.00


    This item is
    SOLD
    But I would be happy to
    re-create this design for you,
     upon request!


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    "La Carmelita"

    Length: 22 inches
    (bottom of necklace hangs appx. 4.5" below base of neck)


     
     
     
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    "Red Sonia"

    Length: 18 inches
    (bottom of necklace hangs appx. 2.25" below base of neck)


    This asymmetric design is both versatile and elegant, featuring an outstanding vintage "Swarovski" cabochon clasp (worthy of display out in front) and beautiful accents all the way around.  You're only dilemma will be in which way to wear it!  But, however you wear it, one thing is certain?this striking piece will draw compliments!

    • A gorgeous vintage "Swarovski" crystal and glass cabochon artfully set into a sterling silver clasp.
    • One large vintage jet-black faceted glass bead
    • An awesome vintage amber and gray Aurora Borealis faceted glass crystal bead
    • A large fiery red contemporary Czech glass faceted crystal bead
    • Genuine semi-precious Black Onyx gemstone beads
    • Rhodium plated lead-free pewter bead caps
    • Sterling Silver daisy beads
    • Quality, complimentary contemporary Czech Glass spacer and seed beads
    • A stunning hand-crafted clasp featuring a rare vintage "Siam" red cabochon with embedded "Swarovski" crystal set in sterling silver

    $89.00

     

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