Friday, August 8, 2008

8.8.08 Purple Sunshield Earrings inspired by Elaine Sutton (Gypsy Moon)

In the beginning of my journey with beadwork, I saved a picture of earrings that I liked very much. Later on I couldn't track back its origin, till I found the site of Elaine Sutton a few days ago.
Look at those wonderful "Sunshield" earrings, it's no surprise they are so inspiring. I did mine with peyote stitch, while I think Elaine ones' are done with square stitch, but the idea remains the same...

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

6.8.08 Blue Square Earrings inspired by the "Basket Weave Links" designed by Judi Wood

These earrings were born after digging together with Varda in old Beadwork magazines. The project that inspired me is the "Basket Weave Links " by Judi Wood, in the December/January 2005 Beadwork magazine.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

5.8.08 An Olive inspired by Kerrie Slade' s Olive dangles

Here is my version to the Olive Dangles project by Kerrie Slade in the recent Beadwork Magazine issue of August/September 2008 (Volume 11 Number 5).