Just returned for a great road trip vacation in the southwest. Always on the look out for rocks, gems and minerals during my travels. Visited several, well stocked rock shops in Colorado and Utah. Also managed visits to Mesa Verde, Monument Valley, Four Corners, Great Sand Dunes and Canyon De Chelly Parks. All are breathtakingly … Continue reading
Labradorite stone macrame pendant necklaces, and one howlite stone. And, loads of knots.
“In ancient Egyptian religion, the sun god Ra is seen to roll across the sky each day, transforming bodies and souls. Beetles of the Scarabaeidae family (dung beetle) roll dung into a ball as food and as a brood chamber in which to lay eggs that are later transformed into larvae. For these reasons the … Continue reading
Staying cool and tying some knots. This macrame bezel technique is easy and versatile. I suspect I’ll have lots of fun looking for gemstones and rocks to wrap. Enjoy your summer.
One of my favorite plants in the Mojave Desert is the Joshua Tree. I was playing with polymer clay and was inspired to make a few pendants. This one has the “ghost” of a Joshua Tree design. Matches up well with this macrame necklace I knotted. I’m liking this new-to-me design for the necklace. Enjoy … Continue reading
Just finished up this macrame mandala barrette secured entirely by knots.
“Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.” – Buddha Special Buddha ceramic pendant from Birgitta Lejonklou (AngelWhisperer at Etsy). Knotted by me using a modification and twist on one of Sherri Stokey’s macrame tutorials.
Trees Laden with Parasites and Epiphytes in a Brazilian Garden, 1873 Marianne North. I found myself with a little time on my hands this week and I was inspired to participate in the Art Bead Scene June Monthly Challenge. I did a full year of the challenges in 2012 (you can read about that … Continue reading
Thanks for stopping by for the big reveal day of the 2014 Bead Soup Blog Party. So glad that I am able to participate in this epic blog party again. As always, a shout out to Lori Anderson for organizing and hosting the party, and applause to all of the creative participants who provide endless … Continue reading
Haven’t posted in a long while. Just busy with life. A quick view of two recent micro-macrame necklaces. Simple and sweet, and on the way a new home. Ceramic pendants by Birgitta Lejonklou (AngelWhisperer on Etsy.)