Monday, February 4, 2008

Design A Day: Day 6

Not only do these look good enough to eat, but they should supply your entire day's requirement for Vitamin C!

The teardrop-shaped faceted beads are carnelians. The rondelles are wound glass that match the carnelians PERFECTLY. (I brought the carnelians to a local bead shop, to look for matching beads for a different design I was planning on. But when I found these orange rondelles, I couldn't pass them up. As soon as I saw them I could visualize the earrings I would have to make.)

The earrings may look simple, but I spent a long time this weekend trying to figure out how to combine the two beads just right to create a cohesive design.

The earrings are now available at my online store.

I've been really good with this Design-a-day challenge, trying to create new jewelry designs and photograph them everyday. It's been a stretch but it's been good for me too. I've had a ton of ideas running through my head for a while, but I've never really took the time to start them. This challenge has really given me a kick in seat of the pants to get up and create!

Ah, but now I have a problem. I'm leaving for the next 3 days for a business trip. I've tried to work a little ahead - I've got some new items and I'm trying to take pictures. So we'll see if I can continue this while I'm gone.

2 Comments:

  1. earmark said...
    oh these are awesome - so, so pretty!!! great blog too!
    Keys and Memories said...
    wow- love that orange. Those are beautiful.

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