Spring has sprung – JAC April challenge
It’s challenge time at the Jewelry Artisans Community again.
The trees are leafing out, the flowers are starting to bloom and the birds are singing; Spring has sprung!
It’s the favorite season for many people and to honor it, your April challenge is to make something that represents Spring.
First of all sorry that it took me this long to write this blog post, I wanted to wait because I wanted to give the necklace that I made for this challege to a sweet lady in Belgium who gave me the opportunity to give a workshop at a meeting she organised.
This meeting was last saturday so now I can share my post and the lovely work of my global beading friends. 🙂
I will be posting all the entries at the bottum of this post.
As always Cat from Cat’s Wire was first to show one of her sweet little designs.
This isn’t really my entry, but a side effect of my entry (which is still a WIP) so-to-speak.
Well it was a fun month, especially for me not being into flowers so much.
But I managed to be second in line this time. 🙂
I had in mind to make my piece with seed beads and crystals
but it turned into a necklace and bracelet made with copper wire, polymer clay flowers, pieces of cork (I think it’s cork) a few glass beads and some wooden beads.
Then Cat turned in her actual challenge piece, a green necklace with colourful flowers and a sweet little lampwork bumblebee.
Dawn from Jewelry Art By Dawn entered a necklace with a gorgeous enamelled pendant.
I used an enameled purple iris pendant that I picked up at the Ole’ Curiosity Shoppe, cranberry fresh water pearls and some gold plated beads that were in my stash.
And last to enter was Michele from mcstoneworks.
Here’s my simple patina sunflower. I used dye oxide and highlighted it with gold gilder’s paste. I rarely make anything red, so have been forcing myself, since a lot of people love red.
So here are all the entries of the Spring has sprung – JAC challenge.
The names of the designers are in the photo’s