Wednesday, February 24


I have so many projects on my bead board right now, I question if I'll ever get through them. And on top of things, I've just not been supper happy with my work lately, guess it's just a winter creative slump. Spring will be here soon, right?!?

Well I have finally finished my ArtBeads project. This month's project had a valentine theme to it (go figure). I chose this great Venetian glass heart as my focal piece. This glass bead is quite the bead. It measures 35mm (0r about 1.4 inches). It's very colorful and makes a great attention getter.

I used some beautiful red and clear 6mm Swarvoski crystals to accent the heart bead. The red is Light Siam and the clear is crystal AB.

Necklace itself is a multi-strand with 6 beaded strands. The ends are finished off with beaded end caps. The center of the necklace is a short beaded tube. This is where the lovely heart bead hangs from. It's simple and pretty.

I then used a cute little sterling silver heart toggle clasp to finish this guy off. I love this clasp so much. I thought it was cute when I ordered it, but when it arrived, I was in love. It's adorable and adds such a fun accent to the necklace. I'll say it again, I'm in love with this clasp.

ArtBeads has a great selection of Valentine's day themed beads. Stop by their website today to check some of them out. Definitely check out their Valentine's Day toggle clasps, you'll love all they have to offer. Also check out their selection of Venetian glass beads. They have so many to lovely beads to choose from. And it doesn't have to be Valentine's day to create with hearts.

Disclosure - I have received these products from ArtBeads free of charge to honestly review. I have not been paid for this post.


Beadwright said...

I know how you feel with winter seeming to last forever. However, you are too hard on yorself. Your work is lovely as ever. Don't you just love Artbeads!


Split Rock Ranch said...

It is beautiful!

Duni said...

Wow- this is fabulous! The heart clasp is really cute :)

Three Fates said...

Thank you guys so much. I really wasn't fully feeling this one (again). It's not at all what I came up with originally, but I think it works best for the glass bead.

I do love ArtBeads a whole bunch!! :)

Campbell Jane said...

So beautiful, really beautiful.

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