Here we are again, another month has flown by. I’ve not had much time for making recently as we’re doing a lot of work around the house and garden, which means most of my supplies have been put in to storage.
This month, I managed to retrieve a few bits and bobs to create something with my beautiful Art Jewelry Elements COM from Linda Landig.
Linda has recently jumped in to the addictive world of ceramics and produced her first clay components. As well as her ceramics, Linda also creates beautiful jewellery and you can find her work here – LindaLandigJewelry
Here are some of the components we chose from…
I picked this beautiful rose pink and blue floral pendant to design with. (I’m not explaining myself for forgetting to photograph them before I start any more… you’re probably used to it by now!)
I was limited to what I could get to to create my design, but I found seed beads, Czech glass and crimp wire and put them together to create a simple but pretty necklace.
The leaves and flowers fell together on my mat and I loved how they looked, so started with that as the base for the design.
The beaded berries are made from magatama drops and seed beads.
I would have preferred an antique bronze clasp on the necklace, and bronze wire for the pendant (which I will swap over when I get my supplies back) But for now it has a brushed steel toggle and silver wire.
I’d like to say a great big thank you to Linda for her beautiful component, I’ve had great fun designing with it, and I’ve also found that limiting yourself can be a good exercise!
If you’d like to see what the rest of the team received and what they created, click on the links…