Friday, February 15, 2013

Art Bead Palette :: Grey Bird Studio

8 Artisan Ceramic Porcelain Beads

6 Artisan Stoneware Beads

14 Artisan Porcelain Beads

27 Artisan Stoneware Beads

11 Artisan Stoneware Beads Sea Urchin

5 Artisan Beads

When I stumbled on Grey Bird Studio, I was completely enamored with the use of color. This new-to-me shop is fabulous, full of rustic handmade beads and yarns and goodies straight from the Isle of Skye in Scotland.

What catches me most is are the shades that Rey, the artist, chooses. It's all very similar, but the subtle changes and color combinations she works up are just brilliant. Soft grays mixed with dark browns, mustard yellows next to sage greens and purples - it's a lovely, earthy mix! Don't these look like ancient artifacts? My inner classical-civilizations-minor, wanna-be-Indiana-Jones persona is swooning.

I loved what I saw so much I even dipped into her sold items to grab a few favorites. I try to be careful to show only current items with these posts, but I couldn't help myself. To see more from Rey, be sure to click over to Grey Bird Studio!


marymc202 said...

I went to Rey's Esty store and each item reminds of the wilds of the Isle of Skye. Needless to say I had to have something that was that lovely--so an international order--my first. Then, I went over to her niece's shop and bought something there, too--this time from Wales. I'm becoming quite an international bead freak! Thanks for highlighting such unique work! You do a GREAT job, and I look forward to each post.

Anonymous said...

Well thankyou
Chuffed to bits to stumble across this article..
from greybirdstudio