Favourite materials to work with and why

 

favourite materials is work with

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Favourite materials to work with.

This month the blog carnival from Jewelry Artisans Community is about our favourite materials and why we like to use them.

This is a hard question, my favourite materials to work with change all the time.
One day I work a lot with gemstomes, the other day it can be seed beads or just a bit of wire.
One day I’m in to wire wrapping and the other into bead weaving or working with leather cords.
I do love to change my materials every now and then or mix them together to see if that works and how far I can go.
I also like to try out some new items.

 

favourite materials is work with

Jewelry with different materials and different techniques

 

Now the Why?

Though I do work with copper, brass, bronze or black coloured metals I always go back to silver colours for my wire and findings.
Just say I’m a silver person.
Gold just doesn’t look right on me.
Maybe that’s why most of my jewelry are made in silver tones.

 

favourite materials is work with - charms and findings

Charms and Findings

 

The colours of the beads and gemstones are various because I like most colours.
Except yellows, I do have a problem with yellow, so you won’t find many yellow stones or beads in my stash, but I do have a few like citrine of calcite.

 

I will add the links from our other JAC members when available,
so you can read what favourite matarials they have?

The Crafty Chimp

Jewelryart by Dawn

 

 

I would love to hear about your favourite materials.
Carina Veling
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Carina Veling

Designer / creator at VMCdesigns.nl
Hello, my name is Carina, as you can see on my website I love to make jewelry. Lately I also enjoy making boxes, greeting cards and little gifts from card stock.
All my creations can be found in my galeries.

Feel free to ask if you have any questions.
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4 Responses to Favourite materials to work with and why

  1. Cat november 1, 2015 at 12:00 #

    It’s so hard to pick a favorite! Like you my favorites change, sometimes I’m in mood for wire, sometimes for beads. Isn’t it wonderful to have so many choices to pick from? 😀

    • violetmoon.nl november 1, 2015 at 12:12 #

      I have the same “luxery problem” I too love to have so many choices to pick from.
      I’m sorry you didn’t make it to join us this month, better luck next one. 🙂

  2. beading addiction november 1, 2015 at 11:55 #

    Wow, I’m amazed by the wonderful gemstones you have.
    I too love to work with gemstones and mainly silver coloured materials.

    Great post

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