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About this design:

I got this idea to use this face bead that was an earring charm in this bracelet. I don't think anybody had ever favorited it in my shop. Plus it blended in well with the gray recycled beads. Sorry if I'm posting too much....I think I'll slow down here shortly.

Components:

ceramic face bead, gray recycled beads, ancient roman glass...LB, vintage black discs, heart and target beads and waxed linen, brass lobster

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  1. kye
    kye says:

    Ooooh I really like this. Kinda dark and mysterious. Please keep posting as long as you want to. Your work is fascinating. I could never tire of it.

  2. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    I also like the darker nature of this piece–it’s very different from your usual style of bright & colorful. There are so many interesting components to focus on, and together they make a powerful whole. Love the heart charm. I really like this one Jane!

  3. Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 says:

    Completely agree , it has a mystery about it …I love it and please do not stop posting ….you are getting me to start feeling creative again ….I have been in quite a slump the past year its been a while since I have even been in my bead room …..anyway , to me the mystery in this wonderful piece is whether my m8nd believes this is a sleeping owl or is this the face of a lady? To me I see both and I really like when art does that

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Your bracelet does look dark and mysterious and the face bead fits right in with the Goth look. Interesting change from your usual light and bright designs but there is a perfect outfit out there just waiting to find it.

  5. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    I agree with Kimberlywilliams60. It’s inspiring to see how productive you are and it makes me want to get busier. That face makes me think of an alien. And that’s a jumping off point for all sorts of daydreams. Please keep posting. I like everything you do. And I like this alien, LOL.

  6. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Obviously we all love seeing your unique creations, Jane … keep on posting!!!

  7. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Love the face charm and all of the other interesting beads. This one’s a winner.

  8. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    Thanks for all the much appreciated comments! I’ve got two bezels to design with and some earring charms coming…but that’s about it. I think I’m ready to go ahead and have the surgery…so I guess I’ll call them in the morning. I feel like I’ve come off a jewelry making marathon. I will certainly check in to see what’s new.

  9. Jogi
    Jogi says:

    I really like this, so ET like. And, I love the bead that is next to the lines of smaller beads.

  10. Jogi
    Jogi says:

    Praying your surgery will go well. Knives scare me but in the hands of someone who knows what they are doing, can correct and heal. Praying for healing and much less pain.

  11. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    Thanks for all of your lovely comments! I’m thinking some time in the first of May for my surgery.

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