oh look, there's beads here.
Before and after. Czech seed beads. Old stash and new stash. Love Opal seed beads (loveeeee)
My faves. I love to use various sizes of seed beads to create texture and depth where there usually is none. These are 8s from the Czech Republic and they come at a premium...good thing I'm not using them for full netted pieces.
I love this (these) piece(s). It [on top] was hidden under several necklaces and escaped my notice. It's tribal. It's vintage. It's Middle Eastern. Czech seed beads, nylon. Tribal symbols. Nomadic culture. Right angle weave. Beaded beads (yay) at the bottom.
The second is one of my Petals pieces, and is a fully adorned piece, reaching the belly button and hips (the back of the piece). It's made from a myriad of beads and took me roughly 6 weeks to complete. There are Czech, French and Venetian seed beads (vintage), Japanese seed beads, Agate, Brass, Pearl, vintage Czech glass....Another piece exploring my fascination with monochromatism....also green is my soul color. The color of life. Fresh air. Nature. My true love.
Three hands still wouldn't be enough to hold all the tubes I wished I'd bought this day. This is me and Trish. We have our hands full of thee finest seed beads from the Czech Republic, Japan and France. We got superduos and sh*t, vintage booty, they're opal, they're silverlined. The light green tube in my hand (the furthest to the right) are super rare. I've foolishly used them instead of hoarding them like I wish I would have looking at this picture now in retrospect lol. -_-
Also those purple seed beads are a rarreeeee treat (they're not galvanized/dyed etc). If you're into seed beads you know what I mean.
My Ndebele style beaded rings with an extra long beaded fringe. The fringe is a bit heavy, as well as the beaded rings which body isn't made from the traditional material (straw). The fringe is made from vintage Venetian beads which created a beautiful lack of symmetry because of their misshapen nature. You can purchase one of these brass chokers I found on my Etsy shop.