Friday, March 13, 2009

Ridin' That Creative Wave

I seem to be on a roll. After months of sitting around WISHING I could get some work done, I'm focused and actually finishing pieces I've been planning in my head. The latest: another of my color shifting seed bead lariat necklaces. Starting from one end in a deep root beer brown, subtle shading across the length to a shimmering light tan. The main rope was made with the spiral rope beadweaving method, finished with branched fringe and tons of glass accent beads.

What's next, I wonder?


T.Allen-Mercado said...

Kate this is gorgeous. I can't even begin to imagine the depth of skill that goes into this kind of beadwork. What's next?! You tell me!

Cecile/DreamCreateRepeat said...

Wow, that is gorgeous and a unique "twist" on a classic style. Just beautiful!

Rick said...

just surfing by - interesting work.

I have a few "projects" that I keep wanting to get finished too. I guess we just have to make ourselves do it.

lori vliegen said...

to say that this is absolutely STUNNING would be an understatement! wow, wow, wow, my little beading have done a spectacular job on this! keep ridin' that wave,'re ridin' it good! real good! :)

Jewllori by Lori said...

You and me both Kate, we are creating machines! I haven't had this much energy since before Evan! LOL!!

Your necklaces are just gorgeous, such great color combinations too! Nice work :)

3rdEyeMuse said...

holy smokes! you really are on a roll. I would love to be able to bead like this ... how many hours did you invest in this piece? I love the way the colors change & the accents are wonderful, too.

somepinkflowers said...

dear kate
now making my way
and had to pop in to see what you
have been doing


my goodness!

i think you
must never sleep!

plus your eyesight must be


i wore the lovely hand-dyed **scarflet** you sent me!

{{PINK! }}

i had nothing to wear ~special~
to a gallery opening
last Friday night
so i tied it up
around my hair
i went...
beads dangling...

{{ i felt so bohemian,
but there i was }}

the fabric is amazing
and the beadwork
so fine
i cannot think
how you did it.


thank you ever~so
{{ again }}
the peacock/chicken
cracked me up, too.

----> i got it on ebay,
indeed <----

i hope you bought
A TON of those cards...

back soon,

Isabel said...

That is so unique! Love the colors. This must have taken you a gazzilion hours...

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