Welcome to the Summer Color Surprise Blog Hop!
All of the participants received a set of beads in different colors. The challenge was to create something with at least half of the beads we were sent. Here are the beads I received from our host, Lisa Lodge http://pineridgetreasures.blogspot.com/. My colors were copper, brown, beige, and a little pink. Included were glass, stone, pearl, and wood beads:
I combined these beads with some of my own lampwork beads, copper, and seed beads and used a technique called freeform beadweaving. This was the first time I had used this technique and it was a mess for a long time. It finally came together as a heavy, dense necklace. I like it and have worn it several times.
Be sure to check out the blogs of the other jewelry artists in the hop: