Busy Work…

I’m running low so it’s time to make more components for the “Tibetan Inspired Beaded Rope Necklace” Kit. This entails creating more polymer faux amber, coral, and turquoise beads and sterling silver heart charms. The photos show the final...

Preferring to create that which my artistic muse dictates…

I seldom take commissions. If I’m granted carte blanche to design whatever my heart desires, I may, but that is seldom the case. I’ve just completed these beaded earrings and they are not at all “my style”, but they are perfect for the...

The kit is ready!

It’s been months in the making and many of you have been watching the progress and updates of my mixed-media “Tibetan Inspired Beaded Rope Necklace” project. Well, I’m happy to report that not only is the tutorial finished, but the beading kit...

I’ve been very busy this week and…

I haven’t had much time to spend in the studio, unfortunately. The weather was perfect and so much work needed to be done outdoors…scrubbing the decks and screened porch, weeding the paths that meander through our prairie, planting herbs, and replacing prairie plants...

Now for the Embellishment!

I’m in beaded charm mode at the moment and adding several to my Tibetan Inspired Rope Necklace! I may also add a few more silver charms as well! Next, I’ll be creating polymer clay faux coral, amber, and turquoise beads for that portion of the necklace...

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Ndebele Revisited!

  Almost all the beadwork I’ve done in the past three years has been worked in peyote stitch. It’s been ages since I’ve used Ndebele stitch for bead weaving, but it is so perfect for this project! After making a collection of polymer clay faux amber,...