4mm enamelled brass melon beads
I just love the colour... I know yo can make solid coloured glass beads but these are just so much more vibrant!
Actually I've been playing with filigree beads and enamels now for 18 months... I really like the fact that jewellery made from these beads really fits my criteria of 100% handmade... I guess I'm not really making the beads.. but I think they are being modified to the point that they have become my beads... (although my cats would dispute that they are "MY" beads....)
Then there are the bouquets of enameled headpins and the toggles and the pinwheels and lighthouses and jars of enamel and....
If you would like to take a look at other peoples stashes ... click on the following links!
Jewelery Art By Dawn