This happened recently… So of course, this was just bound to happen … Green Darner Dragonfly Necklace bead embroidery with seed beads and crystal quartz point
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
Managed to get a handle on some super duo action during vacation. The result is this cuff bracelet.
Recently inspired by the full moon on the 25th. Finally completed this cuff that I started last August for the 6th Bead Soup Blog Hop. This bead embroidered bracelet features a ceramic focal bead by my favorite ceramic bead artist, the talented jewelry designer Birgitta Lejonklou (AngelWhisperer on Etsy.)
Seed beads of course. Third attempt at seed bead embroidery, with another seed beaded cuff bracelet. Brighter colors this time around. I can’t recall who said it, but someone likened it to painting, except the medium is beads. Allowing the pattern to wander and adding splashes of color here and there.
A step by step photo log of my design process for the Challenge of Color Blog Hop 2011. Thanks to Erin (Tesori Trovati Jewelry) and Jessica (Design Seeds) for the inspiration. I decided that I really wanted to make it a personal challenge for myself. That said, what could I possibly create that I had … Continue reading
My second attempt at seed bead embroidery. I intended this piece to be a cuff bracelet, but the laws of physics did not allow that to happen. The cabs on it were too large to bend at the proper angles. So, as most designers know, flexibility is the key to creativity. Hence, with a few … Continue reading
What is an original design worth? This post brings to mind the late Janis Joplin song : Take Another Little Piece Of My Heart “Come on, come on, come on, come on now Didn’t I make you feel, oh baby, like you were the only one Baby didn’t I give you nearly everything that a … Continue reading