Tuesday, October 28, 2014
When I blend in multiple colors together I usually just do a mix in one of the sections of my bead tray and pick up beads at random. I decided to change up the fade from black to gold in this set of jewelry by utilizing the straight line angle that the St. Petersburg Chain stitch lends itself too.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
I tend to go on a bit of a jewelry-making binge as holiday season comes up. I decided to go with a combination of dark teal, dark gold and black this year. Here are some of the new pieces that I have made.
Cluster Earrings $75.00
Leaf Bracelet $85.00
Bangles (left $95.00, right $75.00)
Double Pod Earrings $75.00
Lariat Necklace $240.00
3 Leaf Pendant $55.00
Tiny strip pod earrings $35.00
Pod Earring with pearl $50.00
Monday, October 6, 2014
We ended our last four days in Tokyo after our Japan Rail Pass was expired. There's lots to see still and we did lots of walking.
Fake-lace chain link, but still cool (the design was hooked in separate)
Window displays appreciating skeins
hovering flower window display
Traditional dress in front of Tiffany's
Heading out, we found a dance club!
Walking around the next day, I love the clean colors in Tokyo.
Outside the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
I bought a book of this painter, LOVE his animals.
The floor of the museum, I couldn't help it, I'm inspired by the inlay.
Beautiful gold foiled panels.
So much anime in Electronic Town, this was a bunch of girls dressed as characters, it was in an outdoor expo sort of area.
Back to Ueno park, we hit the Zoo.
Characters decorating parking meters.
So long Tokyo, until we meet again.