Sunday, 7 September 2008

Black Panther Necklace

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Finally!!!! I thought this piece would never be finished!!!!!!! I started working on this at the beginning of August, and although the actual centre piece was finished about two weeks ago, I couldn't decide what necklace to make for it.... originally it was going to have a band brick stitched in black matte cubes, and after I almost finished bead weaving half of it, I decided that it wasn't quite right... so I started bead embroidering smaller oval pieces around the labradorite cabochon that matched the centrepiece.  I made 8 altogether and after a week of playing around with them, I remembered that I had these gorgeous matt black onyx coin beads, which I bought because I loved them, not because I had any idea what I was going to make with them, so I started playing around with different combinations of the onyx coins and the bead embroidered cabochons until I finally go to a combination I was happy with, and here it is:  Black Panther Necklace

Due to my indecision :-) I ended up with three extra bead embroidered cabochons, therefore expect a pair of earrings in the near future and maybe (still not sure) a bracelet... so come back soon :-)

20 comments:

  1. This piece is absolutely stunning -- a real beauty! Wow.

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  2. It's a gorgeous piece! I'm looking forward to seeing the matching earrings and....whatever you decide on!

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  3. It's a gorgeous piece! I'm looking forward to seeing the matching earrings and....whatever you decide on!

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  4. This should be in a museum Triz...stunning..powerful...would love to see it on a human...

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  5. Your necklace is so very beautiful...I look forward to the (maybe) matching pieces!

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  6. That is gorgeous! Great job!

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  7. Your panther necklace and your blog are beautiful. Such a lot of great photos.

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  8. I hate to sound like a teenager, but OMG!! This is seriously exquisite!!:-)

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  9. How beautiful! Your are truly talented!

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  10. This really caught my eye - I'd love something like this just to hang on the wall for everyone to see all of the time.

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  11. thank you all so much!!!! I do get so much pleasure out of bead embroidery, it's almost like therapy :-)

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  12. Triz - your piece is absolutely gorgeous! I love the design and the embroidered cabs on the neckline. Bravo!

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  13. Simply stunning Triz!!! You are an amazingly talented artist...

    I look forward to seeing what you decide to make with the three extra cabochons.

    Cheers

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  14. thank you so much Linda and azure islands designs... i have some ideas of what i'm going to make, but it's all about finding the time right now ;-)

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  15. What a stunning necklace! All your pieces are, really...but this one really is magnificent!

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  16. Bellissimissimissima!!!
    As per usual a great and stunning piece of art!!!

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  17. This piece is breathtaking! I love everything about it - the colors, the design, everything!

    Smadar

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