Tag: Silver

Silver plated wire crocheted pendant base with butterfly collaged tile

Jewellery: Silver plated wire crocheted into pendant base to hold small glass (household) tile. Seed beads woven across the front. Butterfly image collaged onto tile. The bail was crocheted as part of the pendant base.  I adored crocheting this piece but struggled to get the base to hold the weight of the tile. I love…

Wait Patiently Mini Canvas

Winter has always been a quiet time for me. I love the long nights and the cloud covered skies. I used this as inspiration to create this 4 x 4 mini canvas. I painted the canvas and then scrubbed off the paint with steel wool. I made the tree by gluing together several pieces of…

Japonaiserie Koi Trapunto Sampler by Cherry Barlowe

A mixed-media stitched Trapunto sampler inspired by the Japonaiserie style that captures Koi fish and water lilies. The mixture of media include an original ink pointillism drawing on cotton, embroidery, bead work, Trapunto quilting and silver wire embellishments of the Koi. Finished size: 215mm x 410mm. My name is Cherry Barlowe (aka Qershi), I was…

Dichroic fused glass and fine silver ring

This is a blue/green dichroic glass fused to a black opaque glass and made into a cabochon. After grinding the cabochon, the fine silver bezel cup fabricated and  created to fit the cabochon/soldered and the fine silver ring shank soldered to the bezel cup.  The glass cabochon was placed in the bezel cup and secured into…

Sodalite necklace

Sodalite stones which are said to bring inner peace and harmony and help with communication. Crocheted in a silver thread with a lobster claw.

Love for Antique Lace and Buttons Necklace

This Necklace showcases the word Love and a variety of antique buttons, glass beads and crystals hand sewn onto different ribbons and some antique lace. I approach my pendants like a collage: I "blend" the ribbons in the background with lace, beads, crystals, buttons and embroidery accents to create this elegant timeless piece.   The pendant is 1.75 inches…