Sunday, January 25, 2009

January ABS Submission

Here is a photo of my ART BEAD SCENE January submission. This month the challenge is to create a piece of jewelry based on the Van Gogh painting Irises. My color palette is a natural for this challenge. This is a freeform peyote beaded bracelet featuring my handmade raku fired ceramic bead focals as seen in the picture. This is a highly detailed bracelet that captures many of the peyote stitches and decorative detail that I love to use.
I am often inspired by paintings. I am especially interested in the colors used by the Canadian Group of Seven and Frida Kahlo.

7 comments:

  1. It's beautiful, Mary!!!

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  3. Mary, that is just luscious! Your bead selections are perfect. They bring out the richness of your raku beads.

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  4. Mary, your bracelet is gorgeous!

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  5. 2ifbysea, thank you for commenting and complimenting. I love hearing from you.

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  6. Backyard Beads, thank you for looking. I see you like these colors too. So good to hear from you. I am heading out to look at your blog.

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  7. Erin,
    So nice to hear from you. I love it that you like the bracelet.

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