I had considered making a necklace but couldn't decide if I wanted to make one that was strung or wire wrapped. I finally decided to scrap the necklace idea altogether in favor of a making a bracelet and a pair of earrings.
I made my earrings from Argentium sterling silver wire, howlite, and hematite. I had a few Argentium jump rings leftover from another project so, I made the love knots by fusing trios of jump rings together. The ear wires and headpins were also made from Argentium sterling silver wire. I don't usually keep my designs this simple during a design challenge but I thought that a plainer design wouldn't compete with the simple, absolutely neutral color palette.
I have a small stash of fine silver beads that I made from PMC. I intended to combine them with some rutilated quartz to make a chunky bracelet but I only got as far as wire wrapping the silver beads. A weekend health scare with my mother prevented me from even caring about finishing. She's out of the hospital but will be requiring more care than in the past. I'm unsure how this will affect my jewelry businesses.
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