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Bead Soup Blog Party – Reveal Day

 

Hello Everybody!

Today is the reveal day for de Bead Soup Blog Party 2017.  For this party my partner is Karin King and she is from Canada.  This BSBP 2017  (Hosted by Lori Ardenson) is a little bit more different than the previous parties.  For this occasion, instead of send new art beads, we have to select from these beads that  you have been hoarding for a while.  Very interesting… right? Soon, 🙂 Lets see what Karin sent me. 🙂

 

I love the color combination and the lampwork beads.  And look at those head pins!!!  I really fall in love with my bead soup.  Now, I wan to show you the bead soup I sent to Karin….

I sent her few art beads that I’ve bee hoarding for a while…. specially that Jade Scott pendant.  And why not, some enameled filigree beads 🙂

 

And now…. I wan to share with you what I create with the bead soup Karin sent me.  Hope you like it. 🙂

First… I designed a chocker style necklace with the lampwork beads……

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My second piece is a another necklace, but this time is a long one… Using the vintage beads she sent me and adding some enameled filigree bead from my own stash..

 

 

 

And finally two pairs of earrings 🙂

 

 

Well, this is all for now!  Hope you like the designs and don’t forget to visit Karin King Blog and the rest of the participants Here.

See you!! 🙂

Craft Shows

Hello Y’all !! 🙂

Little bit quiet here….. but not out of business!!  During 2016 I create  my second business, Bee Rustique & Chic, for my line of jewelry. And I want to share some photos of different crafts shows I participated and the difference jewelry displays I used.

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Ciudadela, Santurce PR
Ciudadela, Santurce PR
Centro de Convenciones de PR
Fiesta de la Calle Loíza
El Mercado de las Mujeres, Orocovis Puerto Rico
Bazar Centro para Puerto Rico

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop 2016 Reveal Day

Finally the day is here… Reveal Day! 🙂  First of all is you want to read the first part of this story click here to meet my lovely partner Kari Asbury from Hippie Chick Design.  So first of all I want to show you what I sent to Kari….

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

First of all, I create a summer theme for Kary.  I design the mermaid clasp with some pearls and corals and some starfish like clasp and earrings or connectors.  Additionally I create a teardrop pure copper chain, add some czech beads and enameled beads.  Everything in bright and joyful colors.

Now, I want to show you what Kari sent me 🙂

Bead Peeps Swap n Hop 2016

 

Beads Peeps Swap N Hop 2016

 

Immediately I received my beads I fall in love with everything.  The wood and the ceramic beads colors are just perfect.  The first bead that catch my eyes was the wood beads with Alice in wonderland theme.  I personally enjoy and love Alice in wonderland story; mostly, the recently Disney movie.

And here are the photos of what I create!

 

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

 

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

 

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

 

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

 

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

 

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

 

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

 

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

 

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

 

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

 

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

 

Bead Peeps Swap N Hop

 

Bead Peeps Swap N HopI really had fun working with the beads.  I feel free when I use fabrics, leather, ceramic beads and copper wire.  I love to add whimsy touches for every design.

 

Well, I hope you enjoy this post.  Please don’t forget to visit the Kari’s blog to see what she create with the beads I sent to her.

See until the next time. 🙂

Spring Earrings

Hello my friends! Today I want to show you a new design. Yes, earrings!

Butterflies ear wires

 

I feel more confortable creating bracelets and necklaces. But for this occasion, I decided to create this design. The main reason why I create it is for a basic metalsmith class I took with Monique Michel, a local artist with more than 30 years in the jewelry design industry. And it was one of the most pleasant experiences I’ve had.

Spring EarringsThe butterflies are made of brass ( I cute them out by hand, using a jewelers saw) and soldered to a 20ga half hard sterling silver wire. And finally, add czech beads.  I like them so much 🙂  What you do think?

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Take photos to earrings it’s a little bit tricky and I know I need a little bit more of practice.  But that’s a topic for another day. 🙂

Spring Earrings

 

I’m planning to add some earwires to my next Etsy shop update, that will be March 31, 2016 @ 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

Art Bead Scene March Challenge

For first time, I’m participating to the Art Bead Scene March Challenge. Look what’s my motivation…. 🙂

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“Still Life with Pussy Willows” is the name of this beautiful painting, create by Taisia K. Afonina a well renowned Russian Artist.   This is kind of painting that I love and enjoy most, specially for the flowers, the colours and that feeling of a peaceful home. It’s a reminder that spring has arrive with colours, flowers and birds.

And talking about colours, here’s the color pallet for this challenge.

march16absJust perfect! 🙂  Beautiful color combination. Now.. I initially told you that I’m participating for this challenge, right?  ABS, has two categories; jewelry entries and beads.  And I design one art bead, in two different color for this challenge and a bracelet.

Let’s see first the art beads..

ABS Challenge

 

ABS March Challenge

 

ABS March ChallengeLovely! Right?  A create another with a dusty teal color.

ABS March Challenge

 

ABS March Challenge

Those are my art beads entries for the challenge.  And now, I want to show you my jewelry design..

ABS March Challenge Bracelet
Spring is Here – Brass Bird Bracelet Connector
ABS March Challenge Bracelet
Bracelet with Art Beads
ABS March Challenge Bracelet
Fabric from Liberty of Haberdashery
ABS March Challenge Bracelet
Caroline Dewison Ceramic and Lampwork Beads
ABS March Challenge Bracelet
Caroline Dewison ceramic and lampwork beads
ABS March Challenge Bracelet
Torch Fire Enamelled Bead

This is my beautiful bracelet made with wire, art beads and a lovely bird connector. I create this design with art ceramic and lampwork beads from Caroline Dewison – Blueberribeads (I’ve been hoarding those beads for a long time ago) Beautiful and unique fabric from Liberty Haberdashery and some of my enamelled beads with my signature bird bracelet conector, made of brass.

Well, this is all for now.  I hope you had fun! 🙂

See you, until the next post!

(If you wan to know a little bit more about Art Bead Scene Blog and their monthly challenges click here)

It’s Time To Take The Leap

So loooooong time.  But honestly things start to change around here…….  I feel right now a little bit overwhelmed, and when I start to feel that way I used to visit Pinterest.  Looking for some inspirational images.  And I want to share with you what I find…

 

Feathers

Letting go

And finally this one, that it has a link to a wonderful post… Enjoy

 

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Bead Peeps Swap N Hop Reveal Date

Today is the reveal day of the Bead Peeps Swap Hop.  Today approximately 90 artits and designers enjoy a virtual party when every participant presents their creativity making wonderful jewelry pieces.  And everything is possible thanks to our wonderful hostess Linda Anderson.

For this party I have been honor to participate with my lovely partner Nan Smith.   We swap beads and want to show you what I sent to her…..

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Flowers Head Pins
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Bird Pendant
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Leaf Clasp
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Enameled beads and Czech beads

 

And Nan sent me these fabulous beads….

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Nan Beads

I use to work with bright like purples, pinks and light greens.  And for this occasion, Nan sent me a more earthy green colors.  But I really love, and enjoy to work and create my pieces.

Now my designs….

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Bracelet with Mykonos and skinny spike beads
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Bracelet
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Clasp… Dream
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Bracelet
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Necklace with Nan’s polymer clay beads
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My enameled beads
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A polymer clay lovely bead, made by Nan
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I love polymer clay beads.
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Polymer clay bird
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Necklace
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Aegean skinny spike beads earrings
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Bronzy Scales by Scorched Earth on Etsy
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Czech glass leaf beads
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Second Bracelet
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Czech glass beads
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Bracelet

Hope you enjoy my designs.  Please visit Nan’ blog to see what she create with the beads I sent her.

And see the others designers and artist blogs here…

http://fromthebeadboard.blogspot.com/2015/04/2015-partner-list.html

Until the next time! 🙂

 

Last Etsy Shop Update for 2014!!!

Coquí….. Wow!!!! It has been a while since my last post 🙁  So, I think it’s time to put the things in place and start to writing again.  A lot of things happened during this time (and I like to share in another post)  But for now I want to show you my last Etsy shop for this year!!

You may notice a few changes… Yeah, I change the background for the pictures and I incorporate new techniques 🙂

Art Incendi
Art Incendi

 

Thank you so much for stopping by !!  Mery Xmas and Happy New Year!! 🙂

Reveal Day: 8th Bead Soup Blog Party

Welcome to the most exciting Blog Party in the jewelry/artist designer’s industry…. The 8th Bead Soup Blog Party Reveal Date!!!

Today approximately 490 artist and designers enjoy a virtual party when every participant presents their creativity making wonderful jewelry pieces.  And everything is possible thanks to the wonderful lady Lori Anderson.

This is my first Party and it was so remarkable.  For this occasion I have been honor to participate to this Blog Party with my lovely partner Judy Riggs.   We swap beads and want to show you what I sent to her…..

What I sent BSBP
The Soup that I sent to my partner Judy Riggs

And Judy sent me these fabulous beads ……

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This is the soup that I received from Judy.

The first thing that I see in these beads was the colors.  So rich and bright that inspire me, not only to make the BSBP final pieces, but also inspired to play with other colors combination for my own designs, like this flower that I made.

Torch Fired Enameled Wire
I create this enameled wire pendant flower, inspired by the colors of the soup.

The other thing is my first time to make pieces with lampwork beads.  I’ve been hoarding some lampwork bead for a while.  I love them but I found that I was having problems to incorporate them to my pieces.  But now I have the wonderful time and opportunity to play with some of them. And what better to do with the beads that Judy sent me!! 🙂

This is what I finally create!! 🙂

 

BSBP Final Piece Full
First Piece is a Necklace.

 

Close Up BSBP
One side lampwork beads

 

Pendant BSBP
Enameled wire with lampwork bead pendant.

 

Other View BSBP
Rubber links at the other side of the necklace.

 

Form Wearing Necklace
Full view of the necklace

 

Bracelet BSBP
Second piece a bracelet with lampwork beads, rubber jump rings and Czech beads.

 

Bracelet BSBP
A bird toggle clasp.

Don’t forget what Judy Riggs create with what I sent her.  Visit her blog here.

 

Want to see what the others artist/designers create?  Click here:

http://www.prettythingsblog.com/2014/05/welcome-to-8th-bead-soup-blog-party.html

Thank You so much for stopping by! 🙂

 

 

 

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