Thursday, October 7, 2010

Collaboration with Lorelei!

I have been wanting to do a collaboration for awhile, so I approached Lorelei Eurto to see if she would be interested. She happily said yes and so it began...

I wanted to make something special that she would want to wear because of it's uniqueness and the thought put into it. I wanted to create something special that no one else would have thought of, something that might even just stand out in a crowd!
 I chose Lori's favorite subject, Owls! I handmade the pendant using one of the nicest Owl images I had. A proud and regal animal with the patience of a saint. :)
I decided not to drill the pendant, but to wrap it in filigree. I added a handwoven nest with pearl eggs, and attached it directly to the filigree.
 I strung everything together on beading wire adding Farfalle beads {peanut} and doubling it up to make a loop, I added some Rhyolite and a ceramic bead by Macarroll and finished it off with a loop for the clasp, hoping that Lori would something really fun at the other end! 
 Now we wait to see how this will all end...
Hope you leave a note and tell us what you think so far...




This is what I got from Lorelei and I think I am just about done adding to it... maybe...


Marie

9 comments:

Barbara Bechtel said...

This is beautiful Marie! Is the owl a polymer transfer?

Marie Cramp said...

The owl is a wood pendant I made myself :) You can find some in my su7pply shop
http://moreskyejewels.etsy.com

Barbara Bechtel said...

Thank you Marie. I can't wait to look up your shop!

TesoriTrovati said...

I love what you did Marie. I have been obsessing a bit over the one that I am sending you. Should go out in the mail today or tomorrow!
Stay tuned...
Enjoy the day!
Erin

Spirited Earth said...

i love this filigree pendant and the wire wrapped nest is just perfect..can't wait to see what you do with the necklace lorelei sent you

Menno Jeweler said...

Looking forward to seeing both finished designs! What a neat idea!!

Silver Parrot said...

Collaborating with Miss L is great! Can't wait to see how you finish things off!

SharonP said...

I love your owl pendant and the nest is perfection, sooo pretty!

Sea Shore Glass Girl said...

What an awesome idea Marie! Good call on the owl :) Beautiful necklace :) can't wait to see more!