Free-form beadwoven necklace made from scrap elements

I just described this piece to my husband…”I wanted this to look like a piece of net that had floated in the sea, and caught a bunch of things up in it; that got stuck in it; and stayed on it when it was pulled out of the sea.” I started this with a dichroic glass cabochon that I bezeled with peyote stitch. This was … Continue reading Free-form beadwoven necklace made from scrap elements

Aunt Ruby’s Magic Wand

I made this magic wand for my great-Aunt Ruby’s 98th birthday present. She is a magical and delightful lady in every sense of the word…I’m sure she already had a magic wand and just needed an upgrade. I modified a pattern I saw in Bead and Button magazine for a peyote-stitched starfish.  Tiny wind chimes hang just below the star, so when you use it, it jingles. The wand … Continue reading Aunt Ruby’s Magic Wand