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Tagged With: bracelet

And in the Southwest…

Here’s a little eye candy to welcome in the new year… Happy 2015.

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Full Moon Inspiration

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.)  

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January 2013 ABS Challenge

Peacocks…beautiful and captivating in all their splendor. Highly symbolic in many spiritual traditions (read more about that here.) Black Peacocks with Japanese Persimmons Jessie Arms Botke, 1940 Oil and Gold Leaf on Panel I really like the texture in the tail feathers in this piece of artwork. For the January 2013 Art Bead Scene Challenge, I … Continue reading »

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December 2012 ABS Challenge

This is the final Art Bead Scene Challenge for 2012. Thank goodness it’s a lovely winter scene without all of the “red and green” holiday scene background!   Sleeping Beauty by Erté, 1983 26 1/2″ x 33″ Serigraph (color palette by Brandi Hussey) It took me some time to come up with a design. I decided … Continue reading »

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Double Wave Bracelet and Earrings

Even though summer is over for most, it is still hot here in the Mojave desert and I am still dreaming of a visit to the beach. That’s probably why I designed this double wave bracelet in aqua and tan (waves and sand). The earrings are recycled from a tin found at a yard sale.

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6th Bead Soup Blog Party Hop

It’s been a great party so far and now it’s the 3rd Reveal for the Bead Soup Blog Party Hop. My partner has been very busy, hosting and creating and let’s give her some applause for taking on this task… you go Lori Anderson!!! (Pretty Things) I received the best soup ingredients to use to … Continue reading »

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Bead Table Wednesday August 15, 2012

It’s been quite some time since I’ve shared a Bead Table Wednesday post. So here it is. I’m calling this one the Cactus Garden Series. I get lots of color inspiration from the cactus and succulents at the nursery. The colors fit so well with the southwestern palette. I’ve really been liking the matte seed … Continue reading »

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Art Bead Scene August 2012 Challenge

Prepare to come about… that’s about all I can recall from my brief sailing days on the Narragansett Bay. But, if you are going to remember one lesson from sailing, that’s a pretty important one to recall unless you want to go for a swim or get knocked out. I do love the ocean and … Continue reading »

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7000 Bracelets For Hope Global Genes Project

A quick show of a few bracelets being sent off to the 7000 Bracelets For Hope Global Genes Project. Read more about 7000 Bracelets For Hope.  

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Art Bead Scene July Challenge 2012

Hard to believe that this was inspired by a Picasso? “Two Acrobats with a dog” by Pablo Picasso, 1905 July Art Bead Scene Challenge 2012 I didn’t know that Picasso even painted anything other than those crazy abstract looking works. This selection did inspire me to work with color combinations that I would never choose … Continue reading »

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