Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Work in Progress: Lime and Cobalt

This week I’m juggling multiple projects, including a secret experiment using Rizo beads in a gorgeous transparent cobalt. I’ve paired them with pearly white for a soothing ocean look, which really shows of the glow of the glass. I’m also starting a new medallion pendant. My wonderful assistant chose a blue and green Egyptian face cabochon for this piece, and matching lime green felt. We were off to a great start! Then he chose creamsicle orange as our first round of color - I can’t wait to see what else turns up!

Pendant and Rizo Bead Works in Progress

Last week’s pendants turned out great, although I haven’t had a chance to add their cords yet. I’m still experimenting with fish leather, and it’s probably my favorite new material this year. Some new colors just arrived and they’re really calling to be stitched. I've also been keeping careful notes for an upcoming post that will reveal some beader-friendly tips on using this interesting leather.

Bead Embroidery Medallions

What are you working on this week?

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  1. Love those colours Mortira, very inspirational

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    1. Hi Briana! It may be content filters on your email provider. If you're subscribed through the Feedburner links at the bottom of posts, you should have two clickable text links in each email. You could try unsubscribing, then resubscribe and set up a new filter so that links are live. Hope this helps!

  4. I have always loved those two vibrant colors together. They seem to be made for one another.


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