May. I miss you already. But before you depart – its the May Component of the Month at Art Jewelry Elements!
Sue of SueBeads sent these lovelies! I told her to surprise me because I think all her color palettes could easily inspire…
But Sue knows me and sent me these delicious beads: copper, garnet red and aqua.
The palette gave me a plethora of ideas! I started early as I wanted to bead embroider something to play off the beaded texture. The beads were small, but I wanted them to relate directly to the focal, inspiring the whole necklace palette so they would be a major player regardless of size.
Polymer cab of mine; an Art Nouveau woman, in copper with patina accents. glass flower beads, garnet pearls, and corresponding seeds.
I knew I wanted the beaded beads at the junction of necklace and silk, with some visual rest between them and the focal. I selected simple pearls and amazonite to go between. I am happy with the results!
Please join the rest of the team and our guests this month in the AJE COM hop: