Maryhardingjewelry bead blog is about making ceramic beads and other jewelry components out of clay and sometimes about how to use them in jewelry.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Bead Table Wednesday New Stoneware Beads
This Wednesday I added this picture of my new stoneware beads to the Bead Table Wednesday Flickr! Group. I have been having a great time exploring stoneware ceramic clay finishes. On my table are beads glazed with a Cone6 Coyote Glaze ( those are the slightly shiny ones) and the teal stained and tumbled finished disk beads. I had to mix two stain colors to get this color since I am out of my favorite teal stain and can't seem to find it anywhere. I just love how these colors go with that Ornamentea brass chain in the background. I am hoping to try out some more Coyote glazes on beads tomorrow with my button and glazing buddy Cait Throop ( BarefootWeaver). We are having such fun discovering the range of colors possible with these incredible glazes.
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Oh Mary, those are stunning!ReplyDelete
Oooo they are beautiful, Mary!!! And I can't wait to play in your studio tomorrow!!! xoReplyDelete
Nice shapes too. I've been enjoying using stoneware again too.ReplyDelete
What a great little puddle of beads. I would like to rush right into that creativity and splash around a bit! I think the colors are beautiful together, so soothing and evoking of the coming spring. Enjoy the day!ReplyDelete
Wonderful beads Mary! Ha your tables nice you should see mine so messy and horrid! (but lots of goodies on it lol)ReplyDelete
Awesome! I love the new beads! Have a lovely time with your creative friend :) xo GeneaReplyDelete
I am a new follower. These are beautiful beads!!
So unique and fun to work with!
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