Thursday, December 11, 2014
Noble Knight Challenge Reveal...
Here is what came in the kit. It was a blend of antique seed beads, Japanese hex cut seed beads, vintage Czech glass, vintage German glass, vintage Austrian glass, waxed Irish linen, lapis, and a Luxury Bead Blend.
Each kit included a Mystery Component. I created this polymer clay pendant. When coming up with the motif, I researched heraldry and decided upon this star cross formation.
And without further ado... here is the reveal:
I made this bracelet. I used the hex-cut Japanese seed beads in this peyote stitch bracelet. I liked the way the bead pattern looks almost like scales of armor. I embellished the edge with the red antique seed beads and ran a row of labradorite rounds down the center. I used a gunmetal tube clasp to close things up, but I might switch that out for something more decorative.
This necklace was made by Laurel Ross. She said she was inspired by the romantic side of the tales of knightly valor and courtly love and created this necklace as a token for a knight's paramour - a necklace made for Queens of Love and Beauty.
This necklace was made by Alison Herrington. She used the antique seed beads with blue-dyed coral discs. From the points where the coral meet, she hung wire-wrapped dangles strung with the vintage Austrian glass to create movement.
These pieces were created by Lisa Mendum. Here's what she had to say about them: "I wanted to say thanks for your great kits. I haven't been beading for a couple of years and started following you on Facebook and saw your link to your online shop and this is my second kit. I decided to make time after my 8 to 5 job and bead! Loved the mix so much! I tried to use as little bit of everything. Thanks again!"
This piece was created by Joanne Goldberg. Here's what she had to say about it: "This is my little girl. She's named Queen. I used one of Cynthia's fine pewter heads with the kit components and some pieces from my personal stash."
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