Sunday, August 4, 2013

AJE Earring Challenge Reveal 15, Weeks 29/52 & 30/52



It's time for the 15th reveal of the Art Jewelry Elements Earring Challenge!

My earrings for week 29 are made with a lovely pair of Ellen Dooley's electroformed poppy crowns and some of her handmade lampwork beads, all wrapped up with copper wire.



 For week 30, something a little different. Little turtle ponds made with circles of water color paper, water color paint, clear acrylic coating and Vintaj brass turtle charms, lightly patined. And, because I can't leave well enough alone, I hammered around the edges of the paper, just a tad.  I wanted to soften the edges some, but gave them a ragged look.


The idea for these came from my granddaughter telling me that my water color circles looked like little ponds and I just happened to have the turtle charms in my bead stash.

Visit the Art Jewelry Elements blog to see all of the Earring Challenge participants designs.

Enjoy your week!

3 comments:

  1. Hard to believe it is already August! Love these two pair, Kym (well you know I am partial to your creations with unique components!)

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  2. I love both pairs, but the paper is so cool. Granddaughters have great ideas!!!!

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  3. Beautiful work. I love how you wrapped the copper between the beads on the first pair! The water color circles do look like ponds. How fun that your granddaughter realized that!

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