Thursday, May 10, 2012

Don't ask why the caged bead sings!

I just made a cute, colorful, festive pair of beadwoven earrings that remind me of Mardi Gras:

The big blue and purple beads are wood, so these earrings are really lightweight.
I wove a beadcap for the big purple bead with 3mm Czech firepolish beads, in a gorgeous irridescent purple color. The stitch is our old friend, CRAW (cubic right angle weave).

Then I created the bars for the cage with matte purple iris 11/0s, stacked everything on a copper headpin, made a wrapped loop, and then sewed the bottom of the cage shut.

Pretty cute! And available on Etsy!

2 comments:

In the Light of the Moon said...

These are very Cool!!xoxo Cat

Halinka said...

Hi:-)
*Caged* beads in those earrings look so fantastic:-)
I love the idea-I've never seen anything like that.
Beautiful colors,fine,modern look.
Warm Greets-Halinka-