Homemade Christmas: Pendant Necklaces & Glass Magnets
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Giving Nail Polish Jewelry a Shot
I kept seeing these pins on Pinterest proclaiming the easy awesomeness of nail polish jewelry, but I didn't need any pretty, shiny things, so I passed them on by. Then I realized that, okay, I don't need pretty, shiny things, but dangit did I want some! So last week I got online and checked out what Sun…
Well, here she is - my interpretation of a goddess, depicted in wire. I so wanted the leaves twining around her, but I really think it looks better without. Copper wire, oxidised.
I challenged myself to make some longer necklaces this fall. It's not my comfort zone, and I felt my work was getting too stale. I wanted to make some longer pieces, yet still capture my eclectic style. The travler was born, as I tried to use many beads, from many places and times. The focal is a fossilized sea urchin, the wings are copper clay- for travel, the beads below the focal is marsha neal, some kind of opal drop, antique brass bells from india, handmade copper swirl connectors…
a ring of birch and lichens
I had this ring of birch bark that I cut a few weeks ago and decided to add my tiny clump of lichen to it and make a ring. I love it. Just ignore my paint-covered fingers.