Sunday, January 25, 2009

Flutterby Necklace

Well, I've been working. I've finished the first necklace in my butterfly series. The butterfly is handmade by me. Cut out of sterling silver sheet then brought to life with texture.
The chain is of steel links that are also hand made. On one side there are fused sterling circles and brass circles and a wire wrapped glass sea opal dangles.

The other side of the necklace has a lace wrapped connector with blue seed beads. Reminds me of a
cocoon.The clasp hook's on to an
old key that has a Swarowski
crystal heart in a pretty shade of blue attached to it with sterling wire..I plan on making one more necklace with the butterfly theme. And maybe some earrings........

Then I think I'll do somekind of Ginkco leaf things.

How blessed I am to be able to be doing something that I love .
Life is good.


Chris said...

You are ROCKING the butterflies! This necklace is awesome!

Molly Alexander said...

Carolyn -

This piece is fantastic! I really like the texture you used on the wings, and I love how you used the key in your clasp.


:-) Molly

Sharon said...

Hey, just stopping by to say HI. I really like your butterfly series. I really like the bracelet below.

Deborah Truesdell said...


Stopped by to say hi and loved being greeted by your butterflies! I can tell you are having fun - it's showing in your work! I am looking forward to your ginko leaf pieces, I love that shape also! Hugs to you.

rebecca sower said...

carolyn, your jewelry is lovely!