June 07, 2008
leaf and flower medium
Originally uploaded by esjewelry
I've recently added a series of five new pieces to my Etsy Shop involving heat textured (reticulated) sterling silver leaves, sometimes combined with tiny center drilled keishi pearls in a silvery white. After finding the pearls at a bead show, I wanted to create a background in silver for them, something that would make it a tone-on-tone piece. Achieving the texture (which always varies) involves gradually building up a layer of fine silver on the surface of the leaf shapes- so they're extra bright and shiny, and extra polishing in my tumbler seems to add depth to the patterns created by the heat.
January 13, 2019
It is really fun loiokng at the way you use fengle. I love how it cascades down in 2 and 3. The top one sort of reminds me of a desert garden! Well done!
Comments will be approved before showing up.
April 04, 2020
February 06, 2017
September 01, 2015