Thursday, January 23, 2014

Cork Pop Part 2

Yep, there's more.  And then there's more after that.  I really did go nuts LOL!
These are ceramic seashell charms in a warm, honey color.  Originally, I was working with that earthtone color scheme, but it just kept coming out kind of blah.  Finally, I decided to try the brightest beads I have - some carved and dyed tagua nut rings and cylinders and I loved the resulting hot, tropical look.  I feel very Miami when I look at these.  

These purple patinated rings are from Miss Fickle Media and were the perfect pairing with these spacey, swirly pinky and purple lampwork beads.  I added Chinese crystals in a hot violet color and some bright copper spacers and earring hooks.
I managed to fit in another necklace.  This one started with a beautiful ceramic shell pendant that shimmers with different shades of blue, pink and lavender.

I added some swirled lampwork nuggets to pick up the colors in the pendant.

And then did my version of an updated "puka shell" necklace by using these bleached wood disk beads.

I added in some deep blue coin pearls to keep with the ocean theme. 

I added twisted nuggets of blue shell for the back half of the necklace and an extender chain so the length is adjustable.
I have some more jewelry coming later - just got the photos taken over the weekend and still need to do the all the editing to get them ready to post.  I also spent more time experimenting with techniques...more about that later :-)


TesoriTrovati said...

Glad to see that your creative mojo is back at work. Love those purple rings! Enjoy the day. Erin

Copper Diem said...

These are all fantastic!