Green Bead Embroidered Pendant on a Viking Knit Rope

Posted Svetlana Bead Embroidery, Design Laboratory

This project had several components ready before it appeared in my imagination. Viking knit¬†necklace A green stone I purchased years ago from a lapidary company Rula beads I wanted to incorporate into bead embroidery Olive green freshwater pearls on my table (don’t ask, I just couldn’t put them away) The pendant had to compliment the […]

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Lapis Lazuli Pendant: The Creative Process

Posted Svetlana Bead Embroidery, Design Laboratory

The pattern of this pendant reminds me of Mediterranean tile colors. Mosaic art and other decorative designs probably influenced this piece. I have an extensive visual memory that is a “hoarder” by nature, but labeling is not the activity both of us find really attractive. Therefore it is hard to say sometime, where the design […]

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