Thursday, April 1, 2010

work in progress

A few days ago, I mentioned I had a focal with sari silk and resin in the works. I am still working on finishing it into a necklace, but I wanted to show you the focal. Here it is:

brass focal with copper, sari silk,
resin, brass dragonfly


rear view


These are some other pieces that are in the making. Etched copper on one side, a bit of ink, stamps and resin on the other side. These are making me really happy. I hope you like them too!



etched copper
rear view
etched copper



rear view


etched copper


rear view

22 comments:

Pretty Things said...

I love it all, particularly the etched copper and that last piece!

Stefanie said...

My favorite is the last one!

regards Stefanie

TesoriTrovati said...

I really like those last ones. I like that they are two sided. I am all about variety...Enjoy the day! Erin

Cindy said...

Renate, these are so gorgeous! And I don't see how there is a "front" or "back" side..each is so pretty and could be worn in front! I love seeing your wonderful experiments..you have been truly touched by inspiration!

Diva Kreszl said...

I love all these pieces! your work is just amazing :)

mairedodd said...

not picking a favorite! i really like how they are all different... how you tried different things... i will say that i think they are all beautiful...
and then what happens to them??!!

Judy said...

OMG, those are making me happy too! I just love each one and the colors are so gorgeous! I can't wait to see the finished products.

Createology said...

Yes these are very interesting and really draw your eyes in to see the artistic process. Well done. Happy creating...

lunedreams said...

oooh this makes me want to etch and do resin!! i really like the little grommets you've added to the holes, really gives it a finished look, and makes me think of leather. the fronts and backs are all equally lovely. I'd have to keep turning them around all day! esp. love the square ones fifth and seventh from the top. they're like old wallpaper or upholstery patterns, or antique ceiling tiles. most excellent!

sharon said...

These are incredible Renate! You are truly in a league of your own! I looove every one, and it is true, there is no front and back!
I especially like the one with the little whimsy flowers and small butterfly, just like our gardens!

Lenna Young Andrews said...

wow, i love what you have been working on Renate! I loved the etched copper. : ) lenna

lilylovekin said...

Your etched copper is beautiful, it looks like one side is enamel. I really like the last one with the words.

Jeanette said...

These are so cool..I like the look of both sides, I would have trouble choosing which side to have facing out..but then again, I like having the option to choose. Very cool...

Riki Schumacher said...

These are wonderful. Love the two sided ones, and the bees of course. Love those bees! Just beautiful. Riki

Esther said...

beautiful dear Ren!!

romantic decay said...

I can see why they are making you happly. These are beautiful!

cat said...

Nice pieces! It's wonderful that you finished both sides! There is just something to be said about a piece of art work that is finished all the way around! Last year I had purchased an assemblage piece and it was so nicely made on the front side, but when I flipped that piece over to look at the back, sadly it was unfinished (glue showing and unpainted)! So kudos to you for making your art work beautiful on both sides!

The sari silk really makes your focal piece really stand out! That sari silk is great stuff!! I bought some and now I'm hooked on it!

Silver Parrot said...

Very cool!

Rustique Gal said...

These pieces leave me in awe! I wish you lived in Massachusetts so you could teach me how to do this. (And your hubby and that anvil! So cool!)
Sherry

Narrative jewelry said...

They are all awesome Ren, both sides of them. Especially the rectangles and that lovely turquoise colour. Oh, and the one with handwriting too.
What a gorgeous work.

SueBeads said...

They are gorgeous, Renate! They are making me happy too!

missficklemedia.com said...

I love the ancient look of the last pieces, with the script. Beautiful work!