Showing posts from September 17, 2011

BSBP Reveal

As you may remember, this is the gorgeousness that I received.
Nephrite jade, jasper, pearls, glass and copper beads.
A gorgeous jasper heart focal and awesome copper clasp.
I used copper wire to add a wire wrapped 'bail' and added copper bead and wire dangles. I added some swarovski crystals from my stash for some sparkle
and did a little more wire wrapping on these gorgeous pearl sticks. I also added these coral cubes for a pop of color, and a couple of
handmade paper beads then mixed some coiled copper wire beads in
 with the jade, jasper and copper beads to finish it out.
I made the clasp using copper wire for the 'hook'  and copper tubing for the 'eye'☺
I'm very pleased with how this came out.
Now, the rules state that each Bead Soup participant  must use the focal and the clasp included in the soup that they receive but they don't have to be used in the same piece.
The clasp that came in my Bead Soup from Shannon was so pretty that I wanted it to be a vi…