Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Lanie's Heart

Nothing I like better than to make jewelry for a friend. Especially someone who appreciates handmade. 

This piece was made for a friend that enjoys hearts. But as she's grown up her style has changed a bit. She's wearing more leather, and more sophisticated things. So I decided that I'd have to up my game a bit if I was going to design a piece for her birthday this year.

I saw a vintage Czech glass button that I really liked and decided that if I cut the back off I could turn it into a cabochon focal necklace. The Bead Girl says she thinks this has a bit of a steampunk look to it. Perhaps. I just like its old world feel to it. I'm hoping that it looks great with her leather jacket and that she enjoys wearing it.

12 comments:

JoJo said...

That is just beautiful!!!!! WOW! I never would've guess it was a button.

Duni said...

I love hearts too! That's a unique button! What a precious gift - your friend will love it :)

Miss Val's Creations said...

I love how it looks vintage! Great combination marrying your friend's love of hearts and leather.

Christine Altmiller said...

I love you.
I love this.
Lanie is beyond touched by your kindness, talent, and for just plain ol' thinking of her.
Thank you.
It is edgy, beautiful, and perfect.

Claudia Aguilar said...

She will love...sure thing!

Annette said...

This is seriously cool and very creative!

windrock studio said...

What Christine said ... edgy, beautiful and perfect and I'll just add a WOW!!

Maryanne said...

This is really beautiful. I'm sure she'll like it tremendously!

Magic Love Crow said...

I think you did a wonderful job! I love it! And, I know she will too!

BeadedTail said...

Love that! What a cool heart and I love what you did it!

Memories for Life said...

This will pair really well with a leather jacket! So pretty!
I just wore my special bird earrings today :)

Liz E said...

A beauty of a button made even better with the seed beads. I'm sure it will be worn a lot, and treasured for years!

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