Tag Archives: pearls

Uninspired necklace

7 May

I made this necklace some time ago for a friend’s birthday. It’s a very simple necklace made with chrystals, black glass beads, blue calcite stones, orange (I don’t remember which) stones, cultivated pearls and chain.

I’m sorry to say that I don’t think it’s one of my best handiwork as I wasn’t particularly inspired. Nonetheless it has been apparently appreciated….

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Gloomy mood

12 Jul

When I’m in a bad mood I usually cheer up playing tennis. But lately I haven’t been able to play due to a knee problem, so my level of gloominess is at the top.

To keep it under control I try to direct my (negative) energy into something creative….. this is how I produced this pair of earings and bracelet with golden chain, garnet beads and recycled pearls from an old pair of earings that I’ve never worn.

It took me quite a while to finish it because since I didn’t have a golden chain, I had to make it myself using single ringlets. Not too bad a result for a gloomy day.

Garnet and pearls

Garnet and pearls

Garnet and Pearls

Garnet and Pearls

Christmas collection 2: mother and daughter

2 Jan

Here are some other Xmas gifts I made for my friend Paola and her 10 years old daughter Marta. The mother’s gift is a parure of bracelet and earings. The bracelet is made with the same technic as those in my previous post, with golden wire, half-crystals pale pink beads and an oval jade stone. The earings are made with green jade stone and pink beads too.

The daughter’s gift is also a parure of bracelet and earings, but in this one we have a combination of a black plastic rose with fuchsia pearls and pink glass beads on a elastic string and a little chain with charms. The earings are also made with the same materials.

Xmas Collection: the mother's gift

Xmas Collection: the mother’s gift

Xmas Collection: the daughter's gift

Xmas Collection: the daughter’s gift

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