Saturday, October 8, 2011

From the Archives

I have been making jewelry since 1992. That's almost 20 years. And that's a lot of jewelry. I have an archive of designs that I have been sorting out lately. It is interesting to the the ebb and flow of how my designs have evolved.

Many of these pieces rarely see the light of day, so I thought I would add an occasionally repeating feature to the blog called "From the Archives." From time to time I'll pull out one of my designs from the past, dust it off and let it shine in the spotlight!

Up for your inspection is a necklace that dates from around 1996. This is a style that I used to teach quite frequently in the mid to late '90's. It is strung on nylon thread and features a carved wood centerpiece. The beads are a mix of vintage glass, semi-precious and vermeil. The back portion is made up of dyed resin beads meant to imitate amber and the clasp is a brass button and size 8 seed bead loop.

Click on each photo to enlarge.

Off to try it on! Enjoy.

1 comment:

  1. LOVE THIS PIECE. Rich yet cohesive design with terrific layering. Plus: fun highlight pieces scattered throughout!


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