There is a period in American consumer life that I would call a “mid-giving” crisis. It is the time between Halloween and Thanksgiving when we all enjoy Nature’s colorful display but not quite ready for the Christmas time. Shortly before Halloween, I created this necklace to wear it during this season. Will I be right […]
Here is one of the recently completed bead embroidery pendants – the purple cameo. Color I simply repeated the two colors I saw in this cameo cab: bright white and purple. But I could not let it be so boring and decided to vary surface finishes from matte, luster to transparent rainbow! To warm up […]
To be honest, I called it Winter Medallion not just because it looks white. By the way, if you look carefully, there are cream color beads and shiny ivory beads in it, too. I called it Winter because the texture of the medallion resembles the patterns I see on the snow when it gets a […]
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 […]
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 […]
Creativity takes courage.
— Henri Matisse