AJE Component of the Month Reveal
Once a month Art Jewelry Elements (AJE) hosts a component giveaway and jewelry reveal. December’s component was made by the talented Rebekah Payne of Tree Wings Studio. Members of the Art Jewelry Elements team, plus a few lucky guest artists were given awesome polymer clay beads that Rebekah made for us. I love these. They are so unique and I especially like that the sides of the beads look like they’d been roughly formed on a potter’s wheel
Rebekah and I share a favorite color: orange. I am especially drawn to burnt orange and the colors of autumn. Happily those are the colors of the bead she sent me, along with a sprinkling of white dots. Those whimsical dots resulted in the name I chose for this piece, the Spot On Bracelet!
The flower beads have a Picasso finish and were perfect with Rebekah’s focal bead. I like the way they add texture to the design.
Speaking of texture, the charcoal colored ceramic bead on the left and the green bead on the right are handmade by Mary Hubbard of White Clover Kiln. Mary does a great job with surface textures on her beads and I love the way she achieves layers of color with her glazes.
The large round bead to the right of the focal is an enameled bead that I won in a giveaway from Barbara Lewis of Painting with Fire. I’ve been experimenting with enamels a bit, but my beads don’t come out this nicely yet! Maybe that will be happening in 2014!
Want to see more gorgeous jewelry with Rebekah’s beads? Here are all the links. Have fun!
Stephanie – Confessions of a Bead Hoarder
Ann – Bead Love
Karin – Ginkgo et Coquelicot
Melissa – Bead Recipes
Karen – Starry Road Studio
Diana – Suburban Girl Studio
Kristen – My Bead Journey
Lesley – The Gossiping Goddess
Jenny – Jenny Davies-Reazor
Linda – Linda’s Bead Blog & Meanderings
Melissa – Melissa Meman… Art, Life, Love
Susan – Sue Beads
Rebekah – Tree Wings Studio
Caroline – BlueberriBeads
I am always delighted to read your comments! Hope to hear from you.