Thursday, 20 August 2009

custom and key jewellery!

Hiya guys :) I thought I'd show a few necklaces I made recently. This one is a custom piece I created for the ever-so-wonderful Debbie (are you following her blog yet?). I used Sterling silver to create a spiral pendant with my Desert Tree bead and Swarovski crystals, hung it from a hammered ring by George and finished it with a gorgeous ribbon by Diane. This is my favourite necklace type: large focal suspended from a hammered ring and finished with a silk ribbon. I leave the ribbons long so it can be worn at so many different lengths. Nearly all of my own necklaces are of this design ;)

I also made some key necklaces yesterday. Unlock Ivory Artifact is my favourite :) The large dots on the bead have a purple pearl sheen to them (so hard to photograph) and the ribbon complements the colours beautifully. I'm quite pleased with how this one turned out :)

Unlock Strawberry Champagne is quite pretty as well. I love the antique, rich feel of the key combined with the feminine colours and the golden scrolls. I'm just in love with key beads in general right now!

And finally this is Unlock Calla Lily. I love the variegated greens in this ribbon. This necklace makes me think of sunshine and smiles. I think I shall do a whole floral key series :) The contrast between the keys and the floral beads is so interesting. Look for roses, daisies and wisteria coming soon! I might even squeeze in a ladybug or two ;)

Hope you're all having a great day!



Karen said...

looks like you have been busy , I love the necklace

Keiara Wells said...

thanks hon :) xox

Lisa Atchison - Touch of Glass Designs said...

Love all of them Keiara!! The tree focal is especially wonderful!

Goth Honey said...

Hey Miss K! Your keybeads are truly stunning, I wear mine all the time! Keep 'em coming! xxx

Keiara Wells said...

aww, thanks girls!! :) xox

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Hi! My name is keiara and I'm a native Floridian currently living in Folkestone, England. I am a hot glass and jewellery artist and I'm passionate about what I do! I love to 'talk shop' so feel free to contact me. Thanks for stopping by!