Been experimenting a little as I am trying to get back into a regular torch routine. The weather is cooler now here in AZ (as least at night) and whether I have neck pain or not, I have to get back on the torch.
I have been playing with an old flower design I tried years ago - - think they look pretty cool. I did not invent this design, tho, and I am not sure who did. I have seen a few beads like these floating around from different
artists. I am not sure if I make these exactly like others do since I figured this out myself, but they look similar to others I have seen out there.
I am hoping to get some of these online as pendants soon. I will string them on a headpin with small beads and/or crystals and attach a spring ring so that these could be easily strung onto a corded or chain necklace, a key chain, bookmark, chain-pull, sun-catcher hook, etc.
I am heading to the chiropractor again this Friday and I am hoping my neck issue begins to improve as it has been, altho too slow for my taste. As for now, I can only torch for a few hours before the tingling and pain shooting down my arm from my pinched nerve starts being too much to handle.
Wish me luck and I hope you enjoy these floral beads as much as I enjoy making them. I am also planning on making a set of these, but am trying out different color combos to find my favorites (so far, I really like the orange and aqua one).