Dessislava Vaughan
This is the personal web site of Dessislava Vaughan

Gallery of Original Designs

Tree of Life
Tree of Life, 2011
Grand Prize Silver Medal Winner, Fire Mountain Gems and Beads Jewelry-Making Contest 2011, category Seed Beads, Glass or Acrylic.
Featured:
  • on the back cover design of Belle Armoire Jewelry Magazine, Summer 2012 edition;
  • on the back cover design of Fashion Magazine/Модный Журнал, No 8, 2012;
  • in Fire Mountain Gems and Beads’ Jewelry Maker’s Comprehensive Catalog, 2012.
Glass beads and glass cabochons.
http://www.firemountaingems.com/galleryofdesigns/jewelry_design_gallery.asp?docid=B62G
Vitosha Clovers
Vitosha Clovers, 2011
Finalist, Fire Mountain Gems and Beads Jewelry-Making Contest 2011, category Seed Beads, Glass or Acrylic.
Featured in Fire Mountain Gems and Beads 2012 Jewelry Maker’s Catalog.
Semi-precious gemstones, Swarovski crystals and glass beads.
http://www.firemountaingems.com/galleryofdesigns/jewelry_design_gallery.asp?docid=B62F&doccat=gallery&s.evps=B62F
Tango d'Amore
Tango d'Amore, 2013
Finalist: Seed Beads, Fire Mountain Gems and Beads Contest 2013.
Featured on the back cover of Beadwork Magazine, Dec 2014/January 2015.
Swarovski crystals, glass and acrylic beads
http://www.firemountaingems.com/galleryofdesigns/jewelry_design_gallery.asp?docid=D87N&doccat=gallery&s.evps=D87N
Rhapsody in Blue (Necklace)
Rhapsody in Blue, 2012 (Necklace)
Swarovski crystals and glass Beads
Ana
Ana, 2012
Finalist: Swarovski Elements, Fire Mountain Gems and Beads Contest 2012.
Featured in:
  • Fire Mountain Gems and Beads Jewelry Maker's Comprehensive Catalog 2014-2015;
  • Fire Mountain Gems and Beads Jewelry Maker's Catalog of Best Sellers 2014-2015;
  • Fire Mountain Gems and Beads Stylish Stringing Catalog, October 2014-2015.
Swarovski crystals, Swarovski pearls and glass seed beads.
This necklace was created with my mother in mind.
http://www.firemountaingems.com/galleryofdesigns/jewelry_design_gallery.asp?docid=D14Z&doccat=gallery&s.evps=D14Z
Flowers of Atlantis
Flowers of Atlantis, 2012
Swarovski crystals, fresh water pearls and glass Beads.
Available for classes.
Angel's Whisper
Angel's Whisper, 2015
Finalist, Fire Mountain Gems and Beads’ Contest 2015, category Metal
Sterling silver, аngelite, Swarovski crystals.
http://www.firemountaingems.com/resources/gallery-of-designs/F33K?doccat=gallery&s.evps=F33K
Transformation
Transformation, 2012
Swarovski crystals, fresh water pearls and glass beads.
Serdika
Serdika, 2010
Faux pearls and glass beads.
This necklace is available for classes.
Butterfly Garden
Butterfly Garden, 2012
Featured:
  • as “How To” article in Bead and Button Magazine, June 2013;
  • in "The First 20 Years of Bead and Button, 1994 to 2013", anniversary DVD;
  • in "Creative Beading, Vol. 9, The Best Projects from a Year of Bead & Button Magazine", Kalmbach Books, 2014.
Glass beads
Available for classes.
Lucky Malibu Sandal
Lucky Malibu Sandal, 2013
Glass Beads and acrylic flowers.
This necklace was created with my daughter in mind. Available for classes.
Rhapsody in Blue (Headband and Cuff)
Rhapsody in Blue, 2012 (Headband and Cuff)
Swarovski crystals and glass Beads
Morning Dew
Morning Dew, 2012
Pink quartz, cherry “quartz” and glass Beads.
Available for classes.
Maharaja's Moonlight Rendezvous
Maharaja's Moonlight Rendezvous, 2012
Swarovski crystals and glass beads.
Pocahontas
Pocahontas, 2014
Glass beads, agate, moonstone, wood and leather. The focal Golden Horn Coral (from Utah) was professionally cut by Steven Wittick.