Deja Vu

I made the same beads as I did the night before. More enamel and frit beads. And another owl and fish too.

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Published in: on April 12, 2014 at 10:40 am  Comments Off  
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Back To Beads

Got to make a set of beads last night and also a few focal beads……

OwlFishBeads

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Published in: on April 11, 2014 at 12:24 pm  Comments Off  
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My First Cloisonne Piece

Well, kinda. It’s not done. I just got the cloisonne piece done. Still have to make it into a piece of jewelry. I stayed with easy for my first piece and even then some of my wires moved.

CloisonnePieceThis is 1.5 inches. I put silver under the transparent curves and cells but it doesn’t show up that well. I didn’t do any shading, just plain enamels. I wanted to learn the process. Now I can get more intricate and take my time making a piece. I’m still going to turn this into a piece of jewelry just because it’s my first piece.

Published in: on April 8, 2014 at 7:52 pm  Comments Off  
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Character Beads

Still making beads for the bead show. It’s this month so this will all end soon.

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Published in: on April 5, 2014 at 12:29 pm  Comments Off  
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Pink Bead Sets

I made some pink and black beads last night, along with some pink and green veiled cane spacers.

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Got a couple sets of head pins done too. The wires have been on my work bench for a while and keep moving around. Finally got a chance to get them off my bench.

IvoryHeadPins

Published in: on March 31, 2014 at 8:49 pm  Comments Off  
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Last Square Chip Beads

This is the last of the square chip beads. I think I have more than enough to sell at the next bead show.

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So glad these are all done. Now I get to move onto something else. Yea!!

Published in: on March 30, 2014 at 12:20 pm  Comments Off  
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Square Chip Beads and Sterling Silver Charms

I’m sure getting tired of making square chip beads. I think my idea of making them in all colors isn’t going to happen. These are the ones I finished up so far this weekend.

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And some new sterling silver charms that I’ve been working on for weeks. Finally got around to finishing them up.

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Published in: on March 29, 2014 at 1:30 pm  Comments Off  
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More Blue Beads

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I’ve never done a picture of them laying flat so while I was lining them up for sizing I took a quick picture to show.BlueSquareChipBeadsLayedOut

Then because I got tired of making the same beads over and over, I made a few kissy fish beads.
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Published in: on March 24, 2014 at 7:59 pm  Comments Off  
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No Orange Beads!!!

Still working on square chip beads though….

These are sparkly!! Blue aventurine. I didn’t put the black line around them as I wanted the sparkle to shine through. The spacer beads are made out of veiled cane, some dark green with a lighter green core. They really do look more like they are more on the teal side.

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Published in: on March 23, 2014 at 11:40 am  Comments Off  
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Well, I Lied….

I thought I was done making orange beads but I forgot that I plan to make a bunch of square chip beads and what do you know, the first color I picked up was orange.

CoralSquareChipBeadsActually, these are more coral in color than orange. The other spacer beads are veiled cane. It’s a weird combination, tobacco and opal blue. I think it’s supposed to look like water and rocks and probably looks better on larger beads.

Published in: on March 22, 2014 at 12:50 pm  Comments Off  
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