I made a cool discovery about Creation is Messy Canyon de Chelly. I used some of Val Cox’s “Ocelot Spots” frit on it, and some silvered ivory stringer, and I got some amazing hues of brown and gold. So rich!
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African Violets on Light Turquoise with Transparent Dark Lavender
Light turquoise with Val Cox’s “African Violets” frit. The bigger beads were then encased with clear and given Dark Transparent Lavender raised dots.
These ones are Light Turquoise with African Violets, with raised dots in more Light Turquoise.
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I made some tile beads using just Cirrus (by Creation is Messy). This is such a neat colour.
I have more info about Cirrus here. I only had a few small rods and I think I want more, so I can further experiment with it. I only really tried it on its [...]
Entries are due April 15th. Here is the link with more details. There haven’t been a lot of entries, which I think is such a shame because there are some GREAT prizes. So come on out and enter!! I know there are lots of you out there who have made jewelry with beads of mine [...]
Enchanted Lampwork Beads
“Enchanted” frit blend by Val Cox, on a base of opal yellow.
Enchanted Lampwork Focal
“Enchanted” frit by Val Cox on opal yellow, paired with transparent dark lavender. And I think CiM Simply Berry.
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More Fuchsia frit from Val Cox. This really makes some of the most amazing pinks. These made me think of raspberries… I guess it’s not quite the shade of a real raspberry… more like what raspberry punch with artificial colouring would look like. Still, very pretty, I love how these came out! [...]
Coral & Seashells Lentil Set
Coral base with seashell swirl, and a frit mix that I think is called Seashell. Also some silvered ivory stringer. These beads came out so pretty! I can see them paired with some coral beads or even real seashells to make a lovely necklace or bracelet.
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Red & Orange Ladybugs
Turquoise & Periwinkle Ladybugs
Ladybugs are one of those bugs that most people like, in spite of them being little creepy crawly creatures like any other insect. They are supposed to be lucky. I have been on a ladybug making spree – there will be more posted tomorrow!