Friday, 20 March 2015

We’re All Ears March Inspiration Challenge

The inspiration photos for the March Earrings Everyday challenge were macro photos of dragonflies and damselflies taken by Martin Amm, a German nature photographer. Here’s the photo that resonated most with me.






I had on hand some glass button beads in similar shades, and with a bubbly surface texture that imitated the dew on the dragonflies. Talk about a bonus!



I chose to use beading wire to make a circle shape and used 14Kt Gold Filled jump rings and ear wires.


Bubbles Earrings

The shape is imperfect, which I hope adds to the charm of the earrings.

24 comments:

  1. Super fun earrings! Great choice to use these glass buttons! A bonus indeed that they were in similar shades if the challenge.

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  2. Those are fascinating beads. I've not seen anything like them. Wonderful earrings.

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    1. They are pretty neat and nestle together nicely when strung in a "normal" manner. :-)

      Thanks Tammy

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  3. I love the earrings you made!

    Greetings, Metal Bunny
    http://metalbunnysfreakshow.blogspot.be/

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  4. Sweet earrings. I love the bubble beads.

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  5. Totally charming! That is actually the first picture I found but thought I would offer some additional options. These beads are so unique! Thanks for joining in the We're All Ears challenge! Enjoy the day! Erin

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  6. Oh, wow, yeah you really got the dew drops down on your earrings, great job !!

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  7. What a lovely pair! You've done a wonderful job for the challenge!

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  8. Those bubbly glass buttons are fascinating, as are the earrings. I love the gorgeous colors in these. Very cool and unique!

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    1. Thanks Cindy

      Their lots of fun to work with

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