It’s been another tough week, as I was still sick for the first part and we got some bad news midway through the week. Nonetheless, I was able to make at least one item most days this week.
Monday September 7th was a good day. Made these two pairs of earrings.
The week continued well on Tuesday. I made this pendant using a conglomerate stone bead and some copper wire. I love the stone! It has such great colours and patterns. I think it’s perfect for fall. This is a natural stone, not man-made.
And the back is just as attractive as the front!
Wednesday was not such a great day. We found out that Greg will be laid off in mid-November. We were expecting it, but it still took the wind out of my sails and I didn’t get any jewelry done.
Back on track on the 10th. Made these great black labradorite (larvikite) and sterling silver earrings. I think they are really cute! And they have a swirl on the back side too.
And yesterday I made this lampwork disc ring. These rings are really fun!
I also experimented with heat patina on copper. I made this copper bracelet a few weeks ago, but I thought it would be really interesting if it was treated with a heat patina. I love the colours that can be achieved on copper, the only challenge is that it’s hard to control and things never turn out the same way twice! But I like the warm colours this bracelet now has.
I’ve been so busy photographing and editing today that I haven’t made anything yet. Hum, what shall I make? You’ll have to come back next week to see the results!