Mirage because they take on different visual properties
depending on how you look at them.
beads like this are strung like they are... they
can look like two different colored beads when viewed from
Even more unexpected, when viewed from afar, they look
like basic black to cream color gradient beads. But after
getting a closer look, many have said,"Ooooh, there are lots
of colors in those beads. Cool!"
"Jade & Copper Dreams". And
yes, there's some brass is in there, too.There's something
about combining the jade green and coppery red that I love.
The faux jade 'pillows' are linked together with my favorite
finding - brass swivels.
"Ivory & Brass Dreams". The
faux ivory pieces are framed by 12 ga wire, have various
inlays and are linked together with brass swivels.
calling this articulated pendant "Berber
a carousel horse or some Moroccan tribal artist, am I? That's
the only explanation I have for this. I can't honestly say
if I like it yet, but it's still captivating me when I look
at it. I'm still pondering, "Where did that come from",
"Did I make that?"
You might assume I first looked at either a bunch carousels
or northern African jewelry, etc., then made
"Berber Dreams ". But sorry, in this case, it was
the reverse, or at least I think it was! :D
curious is I can now see some distant similarities between
the two seemingly separate style worlds - carousels and
Mediterranean art. Maybe it's just me?
I'm gonna study northern African tribal
jewelry some more. I really like Tuareg and Berber styles.
I gotta see what else my muse might make me do.
Check out these for some amazing Berber, Tuareg, Algerian