Sunday, November 08, 2009

Fun With Focals



I have really been enjoying Heather Powers' Fun With Focals challenge. This is my contribution to the Flickr! Group she started for the entries. I must say that I have been very inspired by all the wonderful pieces on display.

And I have just learned that the challenge may go on so please post a comment on Heather's blog if you would like to have it continue.

The picture above is of my take on the Day 1 Challenge: Create a horizontal focal using chunky beads lined up on wire.


I used some of my ceramic beads along with rich burgundy colored sea glass beads from The Beadin' Path. I thought the dangles were a good idea to enhance the focal and give it some movement.

9 comments:

  1. I really like what you've done with the focal and dangles! I have discovered that hanging heavier beads/elements on a wire that is then strung as a complete focal is very useful-- especially when you fall in love with beach stones! Very clever stringing!

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  2. Like the colour combination. That burgundy glass is gorgeous. A lovely necklace.

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  3. beautiful!!! love colors!!

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  4. Hi Chris,
    Thanks for stopping by my blog
    and for such above comment on my submission
    I do love these colors.

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  5. Sorry for the typo. I meant to say a nice comment

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  6. Sorry for the typo. I meant to say a nice comment

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  7. Hi Studio Sylvia,
    I agree about the color combination. Those beautiful burgundy glass beads are from The Beadin' Path. thank you for the nice comment.

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  8. Hi Esther,
    Wow! So glad you like it. Thanks for stopping by.

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  9. Hi Mary! Thanks for stopping by Treasures Found and sharing your inspiration. I hope you come back!
    I love this challenge that Heather did and I love what you were inspired by. Love those colors! Enjoy the day! Erin

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