The Beading Yogini

* macrame * lampwork beads * jewelry*

Archive for June, 2011

Willow Challenge Micro Macrame Mixed Media Necklace

This micro macrame mixed media necklace was really a blast to design. The idea for this creation was sparked by Heather Powers and her Inspired by Nature Jewelry Challenge. Read more about that here. First, let me say this project was an all around challenge because after being a desert dweller all these years, I […]

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My Third Eye Micro Macrame Bracelet

    I really have fun when I get to take an idea from start to finish. This started out with some glass rods and a nifty tool from Jelveh Designs (that little photo above.) Then bend an old beat up mandrel and spin some glass around it to form a lampwork button. Knot some […]

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June ABS Challenge Macrame Necklace

I make this free form style of micro macrame jewelry every once in a while. No pattern in particular. I just let my fingers wander around the cords. This one turned into another micro macrame bezel style pendant with a knotted adjustable length necklace. The pendant measurement is one inch in width by three inches […]

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Portable Buddha Temple Macrame Bracelet

Buddha, don’t leave home without him… you can wear Buddha on your wrist with this micro macrame bracelet. Your own portable temple. Worship as you wear. Peace.

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Armful of Micro Macrame Bracelets

Seriously, I need many arms like one of those Hindu Goddesses to keep up with production of micro macrame bracelets. I admit I am addicted to macrame knotting, making lampwork glass beads and then putting it all together. ┬áCheck out the lampwork button bead on the purple bracelet and the blue bead on the end […]

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The “Mother Load”

I believe I’ve located the “mother load” and can’t wait to play with it. Stay tuned for further updates.

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Chocolate & Raspberry Macrame Bracelet

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Future Jewelry Inspiration

Waiting for the creative muse and time…

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Delicate Macrame Mandala Necklace

I’ve been fascinated with mandalas for a few years now since I took a drawing workshop with Judith Cornell. She was a fabulous teacher, no nonsense, and even those who claimed no drawing talent created incredibly beautiful works of art in her workshop. This micro macrame mandala necklace is created in her memory.

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Macrame Turquoise Mega Mandala Necklace

Finally figured out this most excellent micro macrame pattern and had loads of fun knotting. This micro macrame necklace features a vintage turquoise button as the center focal point. I made a pair of matching micro macrame earrings with the left over cord threads. It is a substantial piece of adornment, but very light weight.

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