Monday, August 8, 2011

Abalone Button Brooch


  Experimental design. Meaning that I did not plan out, or know what it was going to look like, before I began the project. ****shudder*****

  Not my favorite way to design but I think it's important to break out and try different methods sometimes. You never know how it might affect your future work.

  When my sister-in-law reads this blog post she will email me privately and say "Why did you put a nipple ring in the center? "  LOL!!  I'm so sure:)

  What do you guys think? Should I change the center dangle appearance?

8 comments:

  1. I love this, it has a very Contemporary/Bauhaus feel. But, I think I would be inclined to change the center ring with the ball on it. It is just the kind of ring that many use for *ahem* body piercing. :)

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  2. I had never heard of Bauhaus until now. I looked it up and yeah, I agree this falls within that contemporary design look:))

    I'm thinking it might sell more quickly due to it's 'body piercing' appeal:)) rofl

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  3. I kind of like the body piercing look...lets the imagination flow so to speak. Actually at first look, I would not thought of body piercing until you mentioned it. I think it works with the contemporary feel of the whole piece. Look at you continuing to let go and let the wire move you...with continued great results!

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  4. Christine, thank you!! I have 'let go' with disasterous results in the past:) But I will experiment some more with this in teh future.

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  5. I think the design change is your call alone....i think it adds something to the brooch kinetically....i design from feel alot...it can take you to some interesting places. I applaud what you've done here Mary. ❤

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  6. Thank you Sue. I really enjoyed your comment:) I've decided to keep it, but hence will refer to it as a belly button ring:) hehe

    I wore this pin all day, and I like it so much more than I did at first.

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  7. This is mom. How about connecting the nipple ring with the smaller button on the side--with a short chain or curved spiral. I like the center ring also, and didn't think of it as body jewelry until you mentioned it, but then, that is not where MY head goes first, is it? lol

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  8. Mom, What a shock to see you online!!! hehe, I think I got a grey hair now:) Thank you for your suggestion. This post has polluted many otherwise pure minds:) Including yours:))

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