Friday, October 8, 2010

Hard Candy...

It has been 2 weeks since ArtBliss, and I still have that post-workshop, 'I'm going to perfect all my newly acquired techniques, create something no-one has ever dreamed of, and change the world with my jewelry!' sort of mindset going on...just overlook that last whiny, pity-party post!  Although, thanks to my sweet bloggy friends for the virtual hugs and kind words :)

I was downloading some photos of new creations and found the photos I finally got around to shooting of my  "Hard Candy" beads I created in Melissa Manley's fabulous class.  We cut copper discs, punched holes, domed them, enameled them, fit them together with a center disc and tube riveted them together into actual beads! 


Even though mine are pretty danged wonky (and yes, that gorgeous red one has a big, stinkin' chip in it) I am still pretty tickled with them!  Aren't they cool?  They look like miniature planets :)

6 comments:

  1. Melissa, I totally dig your beads! I love the ruffly punched detail that you did, and the colors are gorgeous!

    I still haven't made anything with mine. I just keep playing with them! :)

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  2. I loooove them, and they very cool!

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  3. teresa6:13 PM

    those are gorgeous! how did you rivet them without breaking the enamel?

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  4. Of course you will...we'll change the world together! LOL! Your beads look great!

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  5. They are gorgeous Melissa! Great job!

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