3/9/11

Winter Enchantment at Artbeads

Do you remember that feeling you get when you open your front door to freshly fallen snow?  With the snow clouds hanging heavy in the sky, the world seems silent and insulated somehow.  The shades of whites and greys paint the landscape with subtle hues, and the only movement you can see is your frozen breath hanging in the air as you marvel at the icy beauty.

These images are what inspired my jewelry sets for Artbeads' "Winter Enchantment" Design Partner challenge.


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"Winter's Breath"

I used the firepolished beads and combined them with sterling silver and the beautiful blue-grey pendant to achieve a simple yet elegant jewelry set.


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"Icy Heart"

For this set, I combined the firepolished beads with my own enameled heart. sterling wire and beads from my stash, and some beautiful deep grey leather cord.

Thanks, as always, to Artbeads for including me in their fabulous Design Partners program.   Take a few minutes to go out to their Facebook Gallery of Designs to see the other fabulous jewelry from the extremely talented design partners.

Necessary Legal Stuff:  I am honestly reviewing the products above which I have received free of charge from Artbeads.com, and I have not been paid for my endorsement as it pertains to them.

9 comments:

My Life Under the Bus said...

I can tell you from all my experiance with snow here in the Northeast you've got the color spot on! Beautiful necklaces!!!

Janet said...

Very beautiful Molly!

Fire Phoenix said...

Great necklaces! It's amazing how many colours you can actually get when trying to re-create the feeling of snow - it's not just white! Very beautiful :)

Courtney said...

So peaceful and calm. Really beautiful.

mairedodd said...

these are soft, and lovely, and glowing - beautiful job molly!

somethingunique said...

Hi Molly,i am new to your blog, i just love that necklace so pretty. I look forward to your posts.ttfn:)

Riki Schumacher said...

Great job Molly, they look so comfortable, and love the enameled heart! Too cute. The colors are so calming. Hugs, Riki

Holly said...

Gorgeous pieces Molly! I have to admit though, that your enameled heart necklace really brought the chill back in when spring is calling! :)

Lisa said...

Love, love, love both of these, FANTASTIC!!

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