Last year I found a carved ox bone cabochon, or cab, with a wolf and an eagle on it. My Sister-in-Law loves wolves, I mean she LOVES wolves! So I decided that I should figure out how to make some jewelry with it for her. This is what I came up with. You like it?
First off I glued leather on the back of the bone cab. Once it was set, I beaded around it with brown and cream colored seed beads, using peyote stitch. Then added the fringe with the cream seed beads, garnet chips and mother of pearl drops.
After I got the cab done I started on the necklace. I used RAW (right angle weave) stitch with side stitching. Which I embellished with more of the garnet chips.
Once the necklace done I was still in the creative mood so I made a pair of matching earrings to finish the look off.
Now that I got this done for Joyce, my Sister-in-Law, I realized that I will now need to make one for the other Sisters. Don't get me wrong, I don't mind doing it; in fact I love any excuse to play with my beads, LOL. The problem is that there is not enough free hours in the day for me to play with my beads!
I was supposed to give the necklace to Joyce, face to face but due to transportation issues she was not able to come visit so I had to send it to her in the mail. :( She loved it. I was so happy to hear that.
Now that the holidays are over with I am starting on the first of the Sister necklaces. I will do a future post about the one I am working on when I get a bit more of it done. Until then, have a blessed and beady day.