More from the Bead Soup

For the original Bead Soup Blog Party post go here

This has been both fun and challenging to be a participant. I do hope that this Blog Party will continue in some form. I now realize how much monumental effort our hostess Lori Anderson has put into this and all the past blog hops. I only came to understand how much time she and her team put into this after trying to hop to the nearly 500 posts myself.
Thank you for stopping by. I'm still hopping, so if I haven't visited your blog yet, I hope to soon. I want to visit, read and comment. I appreciate all your comments, so if you stop by please leave a quick note.
Now, a few more pictures that missed the deadline:
Stone Butterfly with copper headpins on waxed linen cord
For this necklace, I tried a number of new to me techniques:
The copper headpin bead dangles of different lengths, the asymmetrical arrangement of the beads on each side of the focal, and knotting on the orange waxed linen. I'm not sure that I'm completely happy with the results, so I may be reworking this piece.
Stone Butterfly and copper headpins focal
Czech glass and copper headpins
Faceted turquoise glass with waxed linen and copper spacers
Faceted turquoise glass, Czech glass, Vintaj chain and bead caps
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  1. Great work , Louise. I love your waxed linen necklace for so many reasons.....the color of the linen with the colors of the beads, the asymmetrical design, the copper headpin dangles. You did an amazing job. The earrings are lovely too. especially the waxed linen ones. I seem to have a particular interest in waxed linen these days and have started experimenting with it so I'm always interested to see what other folks do with it. Thanks for sharing.


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