Sunday, April 22, 2012

April ABS Monthly Challange


Boreas by John William Waterhouse, 1903
Oil on canvas

68.8 x 94 cm

I love the art piece chosen for Aprils ABS Monthly Challenge.   I'm a sucker for anything romantic and fell in love as soon as I saw the picture.  

I didn't think that I would be able to complete anything for this month, but then I remembered a pair of earrings I had started working on a couple of months ago.  They were made using a pair of Magdalena Ruiz's lampwork boro glass, Murrini Organic Spikes.

The colors were close enough to the color pallet, but needed a just a little more.


I had purchase some gunmetal recycled silk sari ribbon from Lisa Jurist and that was the perfect addition.



I really like how they turned out.  The wire used for the earrings is annealed steel wire that I purchased from Brenda Schweder.


Please visit the Art Bead Scene Blog on April 27th for the April blog tour and view current entries now, on the ABS Flickr.

4 comments:

  1. Wow - love those earrings! They are perfect and capture the color pallet perfectly! I also love the touch of textile in the earrings!

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  2. Very nice work.
    I’ve been a follower on your blog for a while now and would like to invite you to visit and perhaps follow me back. Sorry I took so long for the invitation

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  3. What beauties!...and your addition of the sari ribbon and the wirework pulls it together perfectly.

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  4. Are the earrings that you made up above for sale? I would like to buy them.gbouchard48@gmail.com

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