Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bead Table Wednesday - Wafer Bead Inspiration

Today on Bead Table Wednesday I shared three projects using my new Gilded Bramble Wafer beads. I love this fun shape, I could design with them all day long! You can watch the video here:


Resources from the video:
Beads to Live By Trunk Show - Jackson, MI
Wafer Beads, disks & Kits: Humblebeads
Dark annealed steel wire: Ace Hardware or BrendaSchweder.etsy.com
Renaissance Wax: BrendaSchweder.etsy.com
Ceramic round beads: Firefly Design Studio 
Brass leaves, bead caps, bronze colored wire and buffing block: Vintaj or LimaBeads.com
Czech glass: LimaBeads.com
Sari and Chiffon Silk: DesignTalentedOne.etsy.com

Earrings use 5" of 20 gauge wire per earring. Shown above are copper wire that has been antiqued with liver of sulfur. Below the wire is bronze colored wire by Parawire. 


 Use 6" of 20 gauge bronze colored wire to wrap the pendants and beads on this necklace design.

Wire sizes: Wreath - 20" 19 gauge steel wire. Wafer: 5" 20 gauge bronze colored wire. Tassel: 8" 26 gauge bronze colored wire.

2 comments:

Mia said...

I love it! Thank you for the instructions.

Katherine Thompson said...

Fantastic and beautiful! What a talent you are. Thank you for all that you share because it inspires and educates.