Sunday, August 19, 2007

Herringbone colours

Quite a story with this necklace. I think that I started it in 2003 or 2004 after the Bead and Button Show in Milwaukee. I bought a kit from Buy the Kit and started working on it. I love the lariat that designer Nikia Angel made with it. After 19 inches, I just didn't like doing it! It sat in my stack of UFO's (Un Finished Objects) for several years.
In late July, I went to my friend's house in Ohio and met up with several beaders who have been on the Bead Cruise with me. They saw the piece and ooohed and aaahed over it. Now this is a piece that I took with me because I was going to take it apart and reuse the beads!!! Estelle, Shelly and Lynn - I finished it over the weekend and I am going to try and sell it at the Great Lakes Beadworkers Guild Bead Bonanza on October 14th. I wouldn't have finished it at all, if you hadn't threatened me with bodily harm!! Thanks!


Mary Timme said...

Herringbone weave makes me cranky! That is all there is to it! I like it now you're done, but, I'd feel the same way, that is, it would take threats of bodily harm to make to finish it. Smiling now!

The Lone Beader said...

I love the look of herringbone, but never tried it. This necklace is lovely:)