Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Work in Progress: Orangeness

This week’s bead tray is looking neat and tidy, since I’m right between projects. I’ve just finished up a new ring duo that I couldn’t wait to complete. I had a sudden brainstorm for candy corn palettes that just had to be made. I had been planning on doing both rings in the same pattern, but with the colors reversed. Unfortunately, my orange and yellow beads are slightly different sizes than the black and white. So I had to change my plan and go with stripes for the second piece, and it turned out to be my favorite of the two.

Zebra Cuff Bracelet in Progress

I’m still taking a quick break from the Egyptian gods series to make a new herringbone bracelet. This is another one of those Ideas - out of nowhere I had a vision of a giraffe pattern bordered by tropical green and orange. I didn’t have quite the right colors to make it happen, so I’m going with black and white zebra stripes instead. Should be fun!

Last week’s collar is finished and ready to enter the shop. I ended up leaving out the emerald green and finished the inside row with black. It worked out well, since the Czech seed beads provide a small variety of sizes and I could choose the ones that I needed to get the right shape.

Osiris Netted Collar

What are you working on this week?

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  1. Be sure to share the zebra stripes bracelet with us! :-)

    P.S. i love the collar... As usual... :-D

  2. Beautiful Collar!
    Love color combination)


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