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chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
I love to create one of a kind jewelry that is unique, different, and of course, beautiful. I work with several techniques and materials. I do wire wrapping, metal working, and beadweaving. Much of my work is for sale at my Etsy shop and my Zibbet shop (see link at the bottom of this profile.) You can also contact me directly. I have much more than is displayed in either shop. You can contact me through e-mail. I accept payment through PayPal. I'll also be happy to work with you on custom orders. Just tell me what you want and I'll try to accommodate. And thanks for looking! *Please note that these are my original designs and are copyrighted. Please do not copy my designs. Thank you for your artisic integrity and consideration. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ http://www.clairecreations.etsy.com http://www.zibbet.com/clairecreations

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

still working on the new bracelet

No new pics today, but I did work on the bracelet. And ended up ripping out a portion. The dang thing keeps wanting to get too wide in places and I am trying to control that so that part of the bracelet doesn't end up as an arm band that goes up to the elbow. :(
Like I said, there's a lot of trial and error in the process of making the piece end up as a wearable art object. I wasn't home most of the day today, but worked on the bracelet this evening after dinner and when I finally decided to put it away because I was beginning to see double, it was close to 12:30 -- which is now.
All my beads were in a big jumble on my work space and there I was hunting for one little bead that I needed for one little spot. I decided to clean up and separate all the beads into their own little piles -- of course tomorrow, they'll get all jumbled up again, but I needed to see what I was really working with. I think I counted 19 different beads: Delica 11/s; Delica 8's; Delica 10's; 2 different triangles, cubes, seeds-size 11; seeds-size 8 - and a few oddities - potato fresh water pearls, a glass bead or two -- or three.
But it is fun seeing how it shapes itself.

2 comments:

GrandmaMarilyns said...

Well, you can always use it as an arm cuff at the top part of your arm. LOL

Abigail said...

Thanks for sharing!! Well, I also like to wear beads and pearls jewelry.