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Monday, November 26, 2018

Rustic Charm


I decided to make a set of earrings featuring enamel components by Brumedeterre. I just love their rustic charm and fabulous colours. For the first pair I have matched the enamel charms with rustic lava free form lampwork beads by Natalya Darlin that perfectly highlight the orange and blue colours. Then, I couldn’t resist using Kerstin’s hand-beaded caps as a kind of crown, again the deep orange colour is perfect and I feel that it adds a tribal feel. To finish off I added some Czech glass beads.


For the second pair I have used these enamels, again by Brumedeterre with a fabulous daisy petal design in strikingly contrasting colours. I found the perfect lampwork beads to match, these bubble beads by Joanne Joyce and finished off by using copper beads and bead caps as a balance with the other colours.


For my final pair I chose to use these very striking enamels, again with a daisy petal design. The exposed copper on half with the use of a flower stamp is a lovely touch I think. After having a good search through my lampwork stash I found these gorgeous beads by Australian artisan Susan Clarkson which I combined with copper bead caps and spacers.


Thank you for reading, you can find my designs at Nicola Morse - Jewellery & components.

9 comments:

  1. Wow, really gorgeous designs. Wish I could get on for myself.

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  2. Thank you very much Mary, these have sold but I will be making more with simi;ar charms x

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  3. All three pairs are stunners Nicole. I so admire your use of color. You are one of the few designers I know who use bold colors and designs so well.

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  4. Fabulous use of colours Nicola x

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  5. These are just all so gorgeous, from top to bottom and back again!

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  6. Wow. Truly lovely components. Thanks for introducing us all to them! I am partial to that last pair, because I think that orange is fabulous and they intrigue me with their patterns. Enjoy the day. Erin

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