Tuesday, June 27, 2017

"Art Bead Scene" June Monthly challenge (Украшение по заданию)

     Hello friends! Today, I’d like to show you my earrings which I’ve made for June Monthly challenge at the ArtBeadScene blog. For our inspiration, our host has chosen the painting “Profile on Red Meanders formerly Jeanne d'Arc” (1900) by Odelin Redon.

    I have not been familiar with this artist until now. Wikipedia characterized him as “a French symbolist painter”: I can definitely see a number of symbols in this painting: many “what does it mean” questions come to my mind :).
Here are my earrings:

      About the art beads: I made these glass cabochons during a glass fusion class which I took awhile ago. To make a round cab, you need to cut tiny squares of glass, glue them together, and “bake” in a special kiln.
     For the earrings, I secured the cabs to the brass filigree pieces with wire, attached light green glass bead caps and pink glass beads to the filigrees. I like how the earrings turned out: they have a certain Victorian vibe to them.
     Thank you for visiting and commenting. Please, check out my Etsy store for more unique & one-of-a-kind vintage and handmade jewelry. Yours, Oksana


  1. Чудесные серьги получились!

  2. Wonderful earrings! I love all the pretty beads you used! Congrats!
    Hope you’re having a great week!
    Hugs and love from Portugal,

  3. Congrats on being able to use the glass cabochons that you made yourself. Your earrings definitely do have that Victorian look to them

  4. Beautiful! I love the sparkle in your beads. And the others just to seem to really accent them. Excellent job!

  5. Stunning! You really Nailed this month's challenge

  6. Your earrings are lovely! Your cabs are the perfect colors for the challenge!

  7. I love your art beads! You really got the colors just perfect!

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