Friday, January 22, 2010

Bead It!

Cabochons are my favorite type of jewelry project to work with. I think the embellishment with seed beads really appeals to me -- the embroidery-like stitches satisfies the fiber person in me. The technique is not as difficult as it looks. I think the hard part is deciding what colors of beads to use to complement the cabochon.

I had worked on this piece several months ago, and ended up putting it away. It seemed like I couldn't find just the the right combo to suit me. I pulled it out again last week, when my beady buddies came over to play, and got inspired. Here's my finished piece...

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