Saturday, November 5, 2011

Box pendant

Last Saturday I taught a box pendant class using a combination of techniques I learned from Gordon Uyehara and from reading Kate McKinnon.

This was the piece I created in the process of demonstrating the techniques.  I had a package of tiny fine silver balls and used those along with some syringe work to embellish the area with the pearl.  (Actually the need to do embellishing came about because I miscalculated when I drilled my holes for hanging.  The pearl was a little too centered for my taste.)  Oops, another design technique exposed.

The texture was created with my tear-away, mentioned in a previous post.

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