Spot On Bracelet


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

Goodies from Tree Wings Studio

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!

Spot On COM Bracelet

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.

Spot On COM Bracelet

Spot On Bracelet

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.

Spot On COM Bracelet

Spot On Bracelet

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!

Guest Designers:

Stephanie – Confessions of a Bead Hoarder

Ann – Bead Love

Karin – Ginkgo et Coquelicot

Melissa – Bead Recipes

AJE Team:

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.

Linda

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18 thoughts on “Spot On Bracelet

  1. What a lovely bracelet Linda – I love the combination of the grey and orange, not something I would have thought to do but it works so well and as usual you have achieved great depth and texture win your deign.

  2. OMG you Rebekah and I love the same color!!! I love orange too and I love love love how you used it in this bracelet!!!!!!!!!

  3. We are SO having a great minds moment. Same bead palette, both incorporated White Clover Kiln beads… yet they each retain our individual looks. Nicely done, my friend!

  4. This is a lovely bracelet. Orange and autumn are my favorites as well! I really like the variety of beads you’ve used, especially those charming little flowers. Beautiful!

  5. I love the bracelet . What wonderful beads you paired up with Rebekah’s sweet bead! And the name you chose is spot on (couldn’t resist the pun)

  6. Linda! you did my bead so proud!! Texture, color, shapes are all perfect in the coordinating beads you chose. Yes, yours is for sure a bracelet I would wear… and it’s very possible I would not take it off. Thank you so much for playing along!

    P.S. I am looking forward to your enamel beads. 🙂

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