Friday, 17 July 2009


I have had a busy week.
Lots and lots of beads made!
I am trying to increase my stock levels, so that when the children break up for the summer holidays next week, I am not spending all my time working at the clay table, but will actually have some time to spend playing with them - well, that is the general idea anyway!
Here is what I have been making:

A lovely blue Swirl Ring, a Tile Bracelet in shades of lilac with green leaves and a Leaf Pod Lariat. I have not made a Tile Bracelet for ages and it was fun to revisit this style. I love my Leaf Pod Lariats, but they do take a huge amount of time to make, so I don't do them as often as I should.
The Cascade Necklace is made from Skinner Blend Trumpet Beads from Pearl through to Red. I have made a bracelet also, but this is the first time I have made a necklace to match. I hope you like it.

I am hoping to post a tutorial on Mica Shift Technique next week. It is a favourite with me, I am just hoping that I can photograph the wonderful 3D effect with my not-so-wonderful photographic skills! Watch this space!


dichro-findings said...

I LOVE the leaf pod lariat!

Pips said...

Thank you so much Gloria!

Jo said...

Your work is amazing Pips! Gorgeous colours too.

Bigbluebed said...

Gorgeous things.
I too love the lariat - because my favouite colour is green ad I love leaves. But everything else is beautiful too.

Pips said...

Thanks so much Jo!

You and me both Bigbluebed! Green and Teal are my favourites, and everyone one knows about my thing for leaves!!

Innocencejewellery said...

I love your work, absolutely beautiful! xxx

Pambi said...

I just love that ring. All your work is wonderful but that ring is just beautiful.

Pips said...

Thank you so much Innocence - can't wait to see what you do with the clay - just give me a shout if I can help at all :)

Thank you so much Pambi -I like how that ring turned out as well and I would quite like to keep it for me :)

Lou said...

Love the leaf pod lariat, green is my fave!

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Have a wonderful weekend! :-)