Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Bead Inspired: Silent Movie Icon Gloria Swanson

ABS Editor, Cindy Gimbrone writes about inspiration on her blog, Lampwork Diva. Looking for inspiration in history she decided to take a look at the silent movie era, the same era that Kandinsky painted Color Study - the inspiration for this month's challenge. It may inspire you to submit something for this month's challenge - bead inspired!

Super silent star Gloria Swanson is still big "it's the pictures that got small" but her jewelry was always superstar quality. Below are just a few wonderful pictures appearing courtesy of

Do you see elements in design that get your creative juices flowing? Use the color palette of Kandinsky and combine them with you inspiration - ABS looks forward to seeing what you come up with!

2 comments: said...

When I grow up I wanna be just like them :) What an era of beauty!

Cindy Gimbrone said...

Oh I know! Isn't it wonderful?!?

:-) Cindy