Friday, June 4, 2010

Poster Sketch: Clown Fish Ring

Clown Fish Ring by The Sage's Cupboard
Ring #4 - Clown Fish

Back in April, I had the opportunity to play the 6th Photo Blog Game. I rehashed not only an old bead photo, but the beads themselves. My 6th photo had been of a tray of multicolored transparent iris seed beads. Ever since then, they’ve been on my mind, calling out to be used.

I decided to use the mixture in today’s ring, but I couldn’t decide how to go about it. Well, when all else fails, I say “Put a starfish on it!”. I thought an orange starfish bead would work really well with the mixture, and draw all of the colors together. The cherry-orange really complements the reds and browns, and makes a nice contrast for the assorted blues.

I have named this ring “Clown Fish” because the colors really remind me of a clown. I think it’s the white mixed in with the other bright colors. I liked the concept so much, that it inspired this week’s Treasury East collection, Big Top Under the Sea.

Etsy Picks: Big Top Under the Sea

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  1. What a wonderful blog you have, and a fantastic treasury. I am honored that you chose my silly clown to be part of it!!


  2. what a cool, funky inspired idea! lovin' that starfish ring - it's impossible to be unhappy wearing one - i've got mine on & i'm definitely smiling, thank you Mortira! ☺

  3. You have a wonderful blog :-) Thanks for including a pair of my earrings :-)

    Have a wonderful evening,

  4. I love that little starfish ring! Fantastic for summer!

  5. Your beadwork is incredible! I am always amazed at how an artisan can take a tiny, simple seed bead and create something beautiful and intricate. :)

  6. Thank you everyone, for coming by to see the collection, and for your compliments! Isn't color a wonderful thing?


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