Saturday, April 30, 2016

April is Amulet month!

At least it is over at Art Jewelry Elements.

You can check out the original post here.

I was one of the lucky winners.

This sweet little thing came in the mail....


Now, I have to admit....the whole reason I signed up was that I wanted to see one of these amazing amulets up close and personal.

So imagine my delight when I was contacted that I had won.


I was even more delighted when it came.

It is even better than I hoped.

My head began swimming with possibility.


So the first thing I did was to get out my 3 favorite materials to work with: silk strips, polymer beads and waxed linen cord.

And quickly, this came together.


The amulet is predrilled on either side but the cork was not so I tied my waxed linen cord through the holes on each side and this allowed the cork to still fit back on.


I love the colors of the one she sent me....


It goes perfectly with my handmade polymer clay beads...


I just did simple knotting with the cord and silk strips.


I prefer a necklace that is adjustable with the silk cords.


So there you have it....

My amulet reveal.  

I cannot wait to see the rest.  


Want to see what everyone else made?

Check out each of the other blogs in the hop below.












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