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Art Jewelry Elements January Component of the Month - Use Your Stash

This month, Jenny Davies-Reazor is the host of the January AJE Component of the Month - the theme is use your stash.  I had high hopes of getting a lot done, but between work and other life stuff, I only was able to complete one piece.  Here it is!

It's actually not completed yet because I need to make a strap for it.  But it's almost done!  I used one of  Jenny's pendant pieces and bezeled it with pretty purple delicas and red seed beads.  Then I added the czech flowers, with a stop bead, and the row of 8s with a stop bead as well.  Finally, I finished the edge with a picot edging.  I like it a lot. I wish I had time to complete more pieces, but I'm glad I at least got one done!

Please visit with everyone else and see what they made!  Thanks for stopping by!

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Comments

Caroline said…
That's really pretty Sue, I wouldn't have put those colours together, they look fantastic!
Lola said…
Beautiful! And just in time for Valentine's Day!
Beautiful colors together - that will make a lovely necklace
Karin G said…
That's a lovely and bright piece!
Tammy Adams said…
I love the read and purple combination. The bead embroidery frame really brings out the details in the pendant. Absolutely lovely.
Jenny said…
The purple! I know there was a little in the glad - but what you have done to pull that out is vibrant and stunning. Eye candy!
Bijoux Gems Joy said…
Charming and sweet little piece with just a heck of a lot of romantic feel to it.
Mona
Shai Williams said…
Beautiful focal! I had to keep looking at it to see the different pieces of the design because they all flow so well together.
Niky Sayers said…
I am amazed at how well you have all taken to using seed beads (I still struggle with the tiny little things) I really like how you have used the flowers n the heart very romantic!
Terri said…
Very pretty and I appreciate your talent to do the seed bead work!
Oh how pretty. Just in time for Valentines day!
Anonymous said…
It's so pretty!
Lesley said…
Very pretty piece Sue.
Sarajo Wentling said…
Just in time for Valentine's Day! Sometimes our best laid plans just don't work out. Hope this is a smoother month for you! :)

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