Here are some tin horn light fixtures I made for my studio. They will be featured in the winter issue of GreenCraft magazine!
A woman who owns a vintage lighting store told me that if I made jewelry, I could make lighting fixtures. She said it was just like making jewelry, but bigger. She was right! I pulled the mouthpieces off of these vintage tin party horns and added some washers and large-hole beads to the tops. Mr. Bees showed me how to do the wiring. It was easier than I thought it would be.
These necklaces, made from ruined bed sheets, will be in there too:
I also had these earrings in the boutique section of Belle Armoire Jewelry:
I have two technique articles and one boutique piece coming out in the next issue.
I also have four pieces in the winter issue of Jewelry Affaire, including these crocheted pieces:
I've been making multi-strand assemblage bracelets:
...and I've been just generally thinking outside the box.
I made these earrings:
...and this necklace. I decided to use a pyrite sun for the focal. It's set in a modified staple bezel.
I also made this over-the-top multi-strand turquoise necklace:
Well, that's it for this post. Leaving you with this quote:
"I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones."
- John Cage