Saturday, February 27, 2010

Woot for Wire!

I'm having a great week in wire! I had an inspiring design idea earlier in the week that made me drop everything to chase after it like a hound for a rabbit. It appeared easy at first but the details regarding construction, balance, proportion, and color, are taking longer to hammer out than I anticipated. I've passed the 20 hour mark on this design already and I have only done prototypes.

But unlike other times where I have spent hours and have nothing to show for it, I do feel I have learned a lot and hammered out many various design ideas that can be used in the future.

I took time out to make a pendant from one of the inspirations I have been hammering out this week. I'm very happy with it.

Sterling silver and and chunky rough iolite, teensiest little sterling silver seed beads with a stamped pattern. The pendant measures about 1.5 inches.


  1. Yay, good for you, I cannot wait to see what you have come up with.I love this gorgeous beadcap by the way :)

  2. I'm happy for you Mary! That pendant looks amazingly beautiful..truly!!!

  3. Thank you Sam and Maggie. I love this cap too, but I do think I can improve on it. Soon I hope I will show you something better!! ;)