Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Work in Progress: Lapis and Picasso

This week I’m working on a project that is very exciting, mostly because of the beads that are going into it. The techniques are simple, but the colors are fantastic - I can’t wait to see the finished piece!

Lapis Lazuli Beadwork in Progress

I’m combining matching Rullas and SuperUnos in a gorgeous coral red Picasso, with my own custom mixture made for the look of lapis lazuli. I mixed together some matte black AB – which has a dark blue look and hints of green, red, and purple – with a small dash of transparent light topaz AB for the flecks of gold. It turned out so nice that I want to make more and use it again in other projects as well.

What are you making this week?

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  1. Hi Mortira! I just want to say you you´ve amazing beading blog! And I really mean it :) I´m from Finland and I love beading and make beautiful jewelries, handmade of course! You asked what we are making this week? Well, I´m getting ready for the biggest Finnish hand craft fairs and I´m going to sell my jewelries. Your blog gives a lot of inspiration and tips. Thanks a lot! :)

    1. Thanks, Jasmina! I'm glad that you're enjoying the blog. Best of luck at your show!

  2. Love your colors! I'm finishing up a soutache cuff bracelet & getting ready for my upcoming art shows.

  3. cant seem to get going but I do want to start a jeweled boot candy using rubber o rings


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