Bead Soup 2011: The Big Reveal! | Elysian Studios

We’ve all been working for over a month, and it’s time for the “Bead Soup Blog Party”!  Sit back, relax, read more about Bead Soup and the Cup O’ Bead Soup I received from my partner, Geanina Grigore, then see what fun I had with my ingredients:


“Irreverent Flower”

silk fibers, lamp worked glass, fire-polished Czech faceted rounds, topaz and amethyst seed beads, gold plated cornerless cubes, sphere with chatons, pressed Czech glass briolettes, gold plated wire, clasp and findings, and handmade focal by Geanina Grigore.


“Everyday Sparkle {gold}”

gold sphere with chatons, rondelle with chatons, gold plated wire, toggle clasp and chain, topaz glass crystal rondelles, and clear Czech fire polished faceted rounds


“Flight of the Butterfly”

Olive Jade rounds, faceted Carnelian rounds, Carnelian nugget, white River Shell rice beads, green and yellow pressed glass rounds, matte violet Czech faceted rounds, citron Czech glass faceted rondelles, copper wire and toggle clasp


“Silver Spotted Skipper”

Handmade focal by Erin Fickert-Rowland (original butterfly watercolor, ICE Resin, and brass pendant frame), brass chain, wire and leaf toggle clasp, Rain Forest Jasper horse eyes, Pink Quartz rondelles, pink and green variegated pressed Czech glass beads, TierraCast brass quatrefoil link, Rosaline fire polished Czech rounds, and green glass crystal rondelles

Want to learn how to use ICE Resin to make your own custom focal?

Tips and Techniques here

Bead Soup has been a blast!

Be sure to stop by my partner Geanina’s page too:
 Jeanina Grigore Jewellery

and see the other participants on 
the Bead Soup Blog Party Page!
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