Saturday, March 28, 2009

New background color....

I am changing my background on Etsy to this beautiful aqua blue, which is nice and light and bright for spring. I love the raku, but sometimes I felt like it was too much for the jewelry I had pictured on it. Here's a couple of new shots from today, let me know what you think!

Friday, March 27, 2009

Another bird's nest ring......

Yes, I am nest obsessed....this little nest became a ring, this time made with silver non tarnish parawire and Swarovski pearls. They are amazingly sturdy, and comfortable!

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Green Amethyst

I bought some gorgeous prasiolite and aquamarine rondelles from Beadalicioussupplies on Etsy, and I was very impressed with the quality-that has not always been the case for me, photos sometimes are much more impressive than the actual product. Here are a couple of necklaces I put together using some of them.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Bird's Nest Ring

Ah, the continuing saga of these bird's nests....Wendy Gibson of Craft Dinner created a ring, so I just had to try my hand at it too, and here is my result. It is so cute, and comfortable too! I made it with 24 gauge half hard sterling wire that was already oxidized, and it seems very sturdy. Those bird's know something, now don't they!

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Bird Catches Pearl Necklace

Here's a little bird that could use a nest.....

Friday, March 6, 2009

Bird's Nest Obsession....

Okay, until I get some brass wire in the right size this should be the last of these little guys for a while...but I love how this turned out with the contrast from these perfect little pearls....

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Copper Bird's Nest Necklace

Well, couldn't resist making a bird's nest in copper, and I especially love how the photography gods smiled down on me for this one....

Bird's Nest Necklace

I was so excited to make this after reading Cathe Holden's tutorial I stayed up past midnight to do so. I think it turned out great, and love how the silk ribbon sets it off! Here's her blog, and her shop is worth a visit too!