Guess I needed someone to encourage me just a little. Thank you Carol for asking if I am still beading. I am indeed beading. I do not vary my work as much perhaps as I once did, but I still am plugging away.
This particular fringed bracelet "Tiger Tiger" spent a year before I added the fringe around the cabachon. I never felt it was how I wanted it. I do now!
In the last year and a half or so I have created about 30 crystal and beaded rings. The center of most have a Swarovski rivoli. The rest is 4mm Swarovski bicones and seed beads in 11 and 15
The black and white flamingo bracelet is partially fringed on a peyote black base. The cabachon was a gift from Amy, my niece. She knows that my whole house is decorated in flamingos and I love them.
I will have to finish fringing the bracelet as the weight of the cab and fringe make the heavy part turn under and all that is seen is the plain bracelet with the snap closure
Thank you again Carol for getting me busy blogging.