What do you do when something didn’t work as planned?You simply use the outcome anyway …… 😉 I found those lovely napkins and decided to make some cabs with them.And since the paper layers of napkins are very thin I decided to paint the backside with white nailpolish so that the color of the pendant […]Read more
If you read the article “Who am I” you might have noticed that my first contact with beads and beadwork was through “Native American Beadwork”.For more information – also tutorials on the different stitches – check out my other website: www.native-american-beadwork.net I learned a lot so far but always try something new.Last year I beaded […]Read more
I thought of sharing some older pieces with beadwork on them today.
They are inspired by the contemporary native american pieces you can find all around social media and the internet.
Recycling Designs for Cabochons
Often I stumble over a printed ad or the packaging of a new perfume with really lovely details that I use for creating cabochons and some lovely jewelry. That way I give them a second life: All you need is some imagination and some glass cabochons in differetn sizes for testing.And some more things: glass […]Read more
Printed designs for cabochons
A few months ago the sister of a friend got a little baby dog.She asked me if I could make a pendant with the first pic when the new family member arrived at her new home. This is just one way to use printed designs for cabochons. They make perfect personalized gifts for birthdays, weddings […]Read more
Nail polish cabochons
So I wanted to make my mom a nice gift for Mother’s day.She likes a dark blue and so I made a little pendant for her with nail polish and a clear glass cabochon. I’m sure you all got some old nail polishes at home you don’t use anymore. Might be that the colors are […]Read more
Design your own cabochons
Cabochons – also called cabs – are centerpieces of jewelry.They are domed on one side and flat on the other (most of the time). They can be made of different materials like precious stones, semi precious stones, cut glass and many more.Also polymer clay can be used to design and form them. When using clear […]Read more