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Indian Ocean


About this design:

Inspired by the blue ocean and it's life.

Components:

Coral nuggets, Czech beads, African brass all LB, Howlite rondelles, ceramic beads and Indonesian glass from stash. Home made copper clasps.

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I was wondering where you went! :) You were uploading designs!!! Fabulous, fabulous pieces!!! I love your wirework!!! and that necklace especially with the translucent glass beads. You’ve come a long way, baby! ;)

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thanks, Becky :D

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I love this too. The turquoise & coral are gorgeous. Hey you did 2 picks with that color combo. And you must have a new camera…better photos.

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    Deb, not a camera, just a better light, makes all the difference :D

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    But the pictures are bigger. That’s the 1st thing I noticed. Or rather the jewelry takea up more.room.

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    I cropped them and then send the full resolution file, before I was compressing them, learned a lesson :D

  7. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Gorgeous work, Asia! Love these!!!

  8. jade
    jade says:

    Love love love the color combo!

  9. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Very pretty!

  10. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    I love the frosted glass with the howlite- and the red/coral beads make it pop! I can’t decide which is my favorite…

  11. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Gorgeous designs, Asia, and your wire-wrapping is just great, too !

  12. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    And I forgot to mention that I can definitely tell an improvement in your photos – - makes a real difference.

  13. No Photo
    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Fabulous designs, Asia! Love them all! :-)

    And your photos are just as fabulous!
    Care to share what type of lighting you use? I know that is the issue with my photos, but just can’t find the right system. I’d love hear your (or anyone else’s) input.

  14. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Some of the issue with lighting is how your camera “recognizes” light and dark. Hubby’s cheapo darkens white. Better cameras can be “trained” to adjust for light. (I am learning from my photog friend, Amber)

  15. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you, regarding the light: never do photos in the full light(like lamp or sunlight), never with the light behind, the best is indirect light coming from the side, if you are using automatic exposure your background should be medium color in intensity, as the camera will pick up the lenght of exposure based on it. I usually do pictures late in the evening after work, but in my “Darklandia” this is difficult, so happy that the days are much longer now and there will be light for many hours.

  16. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love these, Asia! The color combo is great. Coral and turquoise were meant for each other.

    I try to take my photos in the AM on the side of the house that’s shaded. Works well in all seasons, except winter, when the light was too washed out.

    Your pics look great!

  17. Susan Schroeder
    Susan Schroeder says:

    Love these!

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