Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Some new work and new direction

I am a collector of antique and vintage buttons but only specific types of button. Sometimes it's necessary to buy a "lot" of buttons at auction to get a particular button.
My dilemma - what to do with the lovely buttons that don't belong with my collection?
The answer - make jewellery with them.

Here are two examples of what I have been doing with these buttons  - a new collection called "Recollections":


And, of course, my first love - flameworked beads -2 new necklaces and a bracelet:


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