Thursday, February 28, 2013

AJE Component of the Month - Francesca Watson





This month the Art Jewelry Elements Component of the Month was made by Francesca Watson.  Francesca is a very sweet person who makes beautiful jewelry.  This month she made the enameled discs with silver accents for us to use in our creations!  I made a bracelet this time, this is not the first one I made either!  I had something in mind and it wasn't coming out the way it was supposed to, so I put it down.  I let it percolate a little bit and finally the design happened!  I'm using ebony twisted wood beads and three of my own lampwork beads, separated by sweet little silver heishe spacers.  Stop over at AJE to see what everyone else made!

16 comments:

Kristi Bowman said...

That's beautiful Sue!! You had the same color I did and went a completely different direction, love it!

Jennifer Cameron said...

What a gorgeous bracelet! Very rich looking. I never even considered making a bracelet...

Jennifer said...

Oh Sue! The enamel with your beads - gorgeous. I like the wood as a more neutral partner - the glass, and colors really sing!

Niky Sayers said...

really beautiful

Kristen said...

Oh sue that is incredible! I love the colors you pulled in for this.

Sandi Volpe said...

Beautiful way to feature it in a bracelet, love the combo of beads.

KayzKreationz said...

I love this bracelet. Your lampwork beads mimic the color in the disc/pendant perfectly. And I love the darkness of the twisted wood beads. They really make your lampwork and the disc pop.

Francesca Watson said...

Oh my gosh! Those lampwork beads are STUNNING!! And I love the ebony twists - makes the pinks really pop. Such a great job!!

Lesley said...

This is really pretty Sue, I love those wooden beads and they contrast beautifully with the raspberry tones of your beads and the enamel.

Melissa Meman said...

Pretty bracelet, Sue...I love the combo of the wood beads and your lampwork! I had to redo mine too, and am not finished!

Patti Van said...

Very nice! Love all the beads, and the clasp is awesome, too!

lindalandig said...

Ooooo, your colors are gorgeous! I love the contrast between the luminous lampies and enamel with the matte, dark wood. Wonderful!

Barb Fernald said...

I like how this came together, Sue. Those discs looked like fun to work with!

Monique said...

I love how you have colour-blocked the beads in your design, Sue... I think the wood adds a lot of drama to the bracelet.

Northern Adornments said...

I adore the colors of this! Your lampwork beads and wooden ones are yummy, I would absolutely look forward to wearing this :)

Sharyl said...

I love what you did with the component, your beautiful lampwork, and the wood beads. It's very dramatic!

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