These are actually prototypes for some designs I'm doing in sterling, but I wanted to work them out in brass to see if I like the look. These first 2 are my favorite, with the vintage glass rings. (I hoard these glass rings and feel relieved to be using them)
All of these will look better with oxidized silver.....maybe with a little pop of color. Now as I write this I think I'll throw in a few unexpected beads so they aren't so symmetrical.
Aren't ladybugs supposed to be lucky? I can't wait to do this in delicate silver chains. I've always LOVED these vintage glass ladybug beads- they might become my "signature". I'm thinking of incorporating silk ribbon or linen cord...hmmmm...or leather! That's it! LEATHER!
This last one was just for fun- all vintage "stuff". Makes me smile :)
More tomorrow- I have to run off to dress the Acorn Birds- ALMOST done!