Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Art Jewelry Element - February Component of the Month Reveal

I'm so excited to be one of the guest designers for the AJE February Component of the Month Challenge! The lovely components for February's challenge were made by Francesca Watson. Hand-cut copper disc, enameled in beautiful colors and then accented with silver "pebbles".
When I received Francesca's component, I knew exactly what I wanted to make. I have always wanted a lariat necklace and the component seem perfect.
The pendant had so many lovely colors and I just happened to have complimentary beads in my stash. It's hard to tell in my photo's, but the light blue color of the small seed beads is in the pendant. I also had some Czech glass beads in my stash that matched the colors in the pendant very well.
Thank you AJE and Francesca, for the opportunity to participate in your monthly challenge!

Please visit the other contributors blogs to see their designs for this month's challenge.

Participating AJE Contributors:
Jenny Davies-Reazor -
Susan Kennedy -
Linda Landig -
Francesca Watson -

Guest Designers:
Sandi Volpe -

Enjoy your day!


  1. That's pretty! You put your twist on it but allowed the disc to remain very much the center of attention.

  2. I do love lariats, and your color choices are perfect to showcase Francesca's disc. Bet you'll be wearing this a lot! Great job!

  3. What a great piece! I am so happy you were able to participate this month!!

  4. What a great lariat. I love the length and all the color in it. Very nice.

  5. Love the lariet and the colors look fantastic.

  6. Love the lariat, and how the blues and greens work together - this is very pretty!! Thank you for participating!

  7. I love lariats, and yours is lovely. Thank you so much for reading AJE and for being a guest designer this month!

  8. Gorgeous Kym! I have never made a lariat, yours is fantastic! Thanks for playing along!

  9. I have never made a lariat either! Do you wear them, Kym? I think that may be part of my disconnect with that necklace design. Never worn one... yours is lovely!

  10. You're right, the beads you selected compliment Francesca's piece perfectly! What a great design idea :) Lovely job!

  11. A lariat is such a great idea for this component. I have never made one either, but yours is inspiring. Thanks for joining us!