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Sunday, December 23, 2007

Beady Goodness

After several months of having little interest in working with beads (preferring instead to play in my new metal workshop), I suddenly felt inspired over the last few days. Here's what I made...

Triple strand iolite necklace with lapis lazuli pendant

Tundra garnet necklace with tourmaline and smoky quartz centerpiece

...and another view of the same (sorry for the blurriness; I need to re-photograph this one; I'm not doing it justice here).

Multicolored sapphire necklace with shaded citrine pendant

Chunky tourmaline nugget bracelet

Cloudy aquamarine and sterling silver dangly earrings

'Shades of Grey' Swarovski simulated pearl and sterling silver earrings

Chrysoprase and antiqued sterling silver necklace (including my first time making my own headpins)

...and another view of the same, although the chrysoprase pendant didn't photograph too well.

Labradorite and sterling silver bracelet

4 comments:

Vegan_Noodle said...

Wow, gorgeous. I especially love the one with sapphire beads. I'll be watching your shop with a watchful eye till they're posted...

winterskeeper said...

Damn, Tamara - it's all so pretty. Both bracelets are calling to me ... I must have them!!

Rachel said...

I love them all! Such beautiful colors. I think my favorite is the chryosoprase. I know I spelled it wrong, but the metal work and the beads are beautiful. I like how you did the headpins too.

Art by Andrew Daniel said...

Wow!
That Green necklace is so full of light it is like magic!