It’s Been A While

Gosh, I haven’t added anything for a while. I haven’t been out making beads for a couple of months due to hurting my back. Still been making things, just not beads.Eggs1

EggPendants Beaded a bunch of eggs and made them into pendants. These were have a wooden egg shaped core.

BagMade a crochet barrel bag to hold my knitting projects. This bag too FOREVER to make. I wanted the bag to be sturdy and crochet tightly. Made with Shibui Twig yarn.

Ecru BlueMix OmbreKnitted some dish cloths for Christmas presents. These are made out of 100% cotton yarn.

FiveWrapBracelet FiveWrapBracelet1FiveWrapBracelet2Made a few leather, string and beaded bracelets. Uses some deer antler buttons for the clasps.

Bail ForgedCollarTook Fred Zweig’s class on forged collars. Was able to make a couple collars and a bail. Really fun class. Fred has so much knowledge and is willing to share everything he knows.

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Set Of Big Hole Beads

I’m having fun making these big hole dot beads.

DirtyMartini-Pink-CoralBHBSet-1These are coral, aloe vera green and pink with some dots of silver glass here and there.

Published in: on December 15, 2015 at 10:28 pm  Comments Off on Set Of Big Hole Beads  
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Few New Bead Sets

Disc-ColorWrapped

Black disc beads wrapped with thin colored glass stringer.

RoofTileRed-TurquoiseBHBSet-2Topaz, turquoise, roof tile red colored big hole beads.

Published in: on December 14, 2015 at 10:10 pm  Comments Off on Few New Bead Sets  
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Miscellaneous Beads

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Cheryl-EarringBeads3Just some samples, tests and odd and ends……

Published in: on November 5, 2015 at 11:45 am  Comments Off on Miscellaneous Beads  
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Pauline Warg’s Vessel Class

I took Pauline Warg’s vessel class last weekend. Here’s the two pieces I made.

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PaulineWargVesselClass-1I still need to add a chain for the necklace part. Will probably make something up to match the vessel. The vessel is sterling silver with a etched copper piece riveted on the front. It has been formed using a hydraulic press.

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This is a little flower bud holder made out of a glass syringe. The end has been closed up and the black things are o-rings. I was planning on putting a design on the front but I got lazy and just finished up the piece as is.

 

Published in: on October 27, 2015 at 9:17 pm  Comments Off on Pauline Warg’s Vessel Class  
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Of Course, Two More Sets

YesseniaRound7-Finished

Transparent blue with blueberry frit.YesseniaRound8-FinishedMartini green base with green frit.

Published in: on October 22, 2015 at 10:56 am  Comments Off on Of Course, Two More Sets  
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Two More Sets

I seem to be putting these up in pairs. Weird.

YesseniaRound5-Finished

Ivory base bead fumed with silver. Really subtle look.

YesseniaRound6-FinishedBerrylious frit on pale pink base bead. Yummy!!

Published in: on October 19, 2015 at 11:05 pm  Comments Off on Two More Sets  
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More Bead Sets

More round bead sets…..

YesseniaRound3-Finished

These didn’t work out like I wanted them too. I used coral for the base bead covered with dark Kalera frit. Turned more black than I like. These have been etched.

YesseniaRound4-FinishedDark turquoise base bead with white enamel and copper leaf burnt in. These have been etched.

Published in: on October 17, 2015 at 8:05 pm  Comments Off on More Bead Sets  
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More Bead Sets

I’m back to making beads even though the weather is still hot. Especially in the garage. I need A/C in there.

YesseniaRound2-Finished

Copper green with Purple Rose frit.YesseniaRound1-FinishedOpal yellow with enamels and raku.

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Two More Paracord Keychains

Made these with black paracord. Even though it’s the same size as the camo colored one it’s softer so I got a thinner and tighter knot effect.

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Published in: on October 12, 2015 at 8:52 pm  Comments Off on Two More Paracord Keychains  
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