26 February 2010

clumping at the clasp

well, here it is, and i only had to string it once! the beads aren't perfectly balanced, side-to-side (grrrr) but i really like the way the 3 strands interact. the beads are carnelian, leopard jasper and freshwater pearl.

and that's the "back" of the lentil pendant.

the clumping i refer to in the title is this...

i've been putting all those loopy crimps on a very small circle of sterling silver wire. i think it would be more successful and hang a bit better if i constructed my beaded-loop-clasp-joiner with larger loops.

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