Saturday, April 16, 2011

Saturday and beading stuff…

While Maytag Man was out working on lengtheningtruck bed and strengthening this new truck bed these past couple of days, I was inside busy beading.

We know who had the most fun!

This is what I made for Joy for her birthday…and she liked it.  P1010514She is the blue gal, that is for sure.

These are two different sizes and shapes of lapis lazuli, and potato pearls, with silver accents.  I just love those pearls.  Each one is different, and has its own little characteristics.  I used a little smaller sized pearls for the earrings.

And then I finally got around to making another two-string necklace of sodalite tubes, chips and balls, P1010559with silver bead accents.  I don’t know if this one has a permanent home here or will be given away.  I had fun…and also managed to get some more supplies heading my way, since my supplier was have a HUGE sale!

We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.” ~ Thucydides

Have a great weekend, y’all!


ivana said...

Ciao cara Sandy!!!
Your artistic sense is as great, as your moral spirit!
Very fine beadings!!!
Maytag Man is a Superman!!!

Enjoy your Saturday!!!

See you!!!
Big hugs!!!

Haley D. said...

Both necklaces are beautiful! I like the mixed beads in Joy's and how the double-strand necklace is intertwined. I have a large sodalite pendant that maybe needs to be strung with smaller ones. Hmmmm.... Very pretty indeed!

Empress Bee (of the high sea) said...

very nice! i love the multiple strand necklaces, i like to do 4-6 strands! interesting at best, sometimes they explode before you get them all attached and you find beads for weeks! ha ha

smiles, bee

Linda said...

I can't quite decide which one I like best though being more of a "simple" gal I'm leaning towards the one you made for Joy. Those potato pearls really make the rest of the beads pop and I'm sure that Joy is going to look just lovely wearing the gift of love you made for her.

You and Bee need to open a shop! You're both so talented with the beads!

barb @iPhoneographi said...

Loverly! And no doubt made with lots of love!

MM to the rescue again! He needs his own theme music or something!

Big hugs :]

Marilyn said...

Very pretty necklaces. I can see why Joy would like her birthday gift.

Anonymous said...

Hank wants to play with the maytag man... LOL!

Love the bead projects. Can't wait to see the new stuff!

Joy said...

You definitely know what I like! My necklace and earrings are gorgeous and I'll be wearing them this week. Good job on the multi-strand one, too.