Ocean bracelet

I had wanted to make this for a long time and had the wire wrapped part pre-made, in my drawer. I just couldn’t find the right beads. While browsing Etsy I found African glass beads recycled from old bottles. They’re beautifully  irregular and come in variety of colours and shapes. I also used some artisan lampwork beads, a patina starfish charm and silver plated “bali” beads. Available in my Etsy shop.

Gifts of the sea

I live in a small town by the sea, in Ireland. I’ve always looked for interesting stuff on the beach, but I’ve never come across any pieces of glass like these. Today I came back home with a handful of treasures. I named this pendant “High tide”, because when I was looking for the glass, the tide was rising, and when I was going back home it was already at its peak. Like all sea …

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