Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Art Bead Scene Submission for June

This is a photo of my submission to the ArtBeadScene Monthly Challenge. This month the theme is Pearls of Wisdom. I have titled my necklace Mom A Pearl of Wisdom. The necklace is made with my handmade copper pendant stamped with MOM in numerous places. I have also used one of my handmade raku beads with a copper finish. The two chains are antiqued brass. I have wire wrapped one Swarovski pearl as well as other charms to hang from the pendant. The clasp is copper as well as some of the jump rings and wire wrapping on the raku bead. The green glass is beach glass I found on the shores of Lake Erie. I drilled holes in them and they too are on copper jump rings that I made. I did not preplan to use Mom in this necklace but when I went to make the pendant the word Mom just popped up and off I went. I don't think of this as a sentimental tribute to my Mom or myself. But as I grow older and become more aware of how Mom's can and do change the world, I have the idea of Mom on my mind more often.


  1. That's a beautiful necklace!
    I love the beach glass.

  2. Nice Job Mary! I really like the flow it has...lots of different colors and textures. Beautiful!

  3. Thank you fab fibers for the great comments on my necklace. I really appreciate it.

  4. Thank you Lorelei for checking out my Art Bead Scene submission. I am always so pleased to hear from you. Thank you for the great comments.

  5. Hi Mary,

    I love green and it goes so well with the patina of the metal in your necklace. It's gorgeous!


  6. Cindy,
    thank you so much for stopping by and giving me such encouragement on my Art Bead Scene submission for June. I really appreciate it.


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