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Revisited - Iza's Woven Bead Cap but (but flattened), Rose Quartz

Thursday, June 10, 2010

There are many wire jewelry artists that I admire and get inspiration from since I got addicted to wire.
As some of you may have known, I admire Iza Malczyk tremendously and I dream (since 2007) to be like her one day (still day dreaming :)).
There are many pieces that I made inspired by her creations as well as her tutorials - here are some of them
And here is the most recent one. This is based on the Woven Bead Cap Tutorial but instead of a cap, its flattened to become a spiral.
Now that I am looking at it, I should have weave the spiral tighter i.e smaller gaps between the wires. Hm...but I think it still looks great this way :)

This is the wire wrapped pendant attached to it, giving weight to the woven spiral. Or else, the woven spiral by itself will be too light to hang nicely down the neck.
Its Cat's Eye with Cherry Quartz and dyed coral beads on both top and bottom.
I added some chain to the bottom of this pendant too because without it, the pendant look "incomplete". That is just what I feel :)
More chains for the back of the necklace, beaded clasp and wire wrapped 10mm Rose Quartz.
Somehow the pink of the Rose Quartz don't stand out in these pictures. They look too pale.
Anyway, I hope you enjoy the pictures and get inspired by this post.
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Shuku Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 12:23:00 AM GMT+8  

That's so pretty Mei! I've still not yet learned to weave beadcaps like that. I might get around to it one day but I'm clumsy and don't do work like that half as well as you do. :/

sandy petals Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 11:10:00 AM GMT+8  

Mei, those are very pretty. My weaving doesn't come close yet.

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