Bead Embroidered Neckpiece With Eye-Pendant

My first piece of bead-embroidered jewellery is now complete. With a few minor changes, in that I chose not to use the original clasp that I had been working on, photographed for my previous post ‘Eye Eye!’on the making of this elaborate neck-piece. Instead I fashioned a hook and eye clasp made from .8mm Sterling SilverContinue reading “Bead Embroidered Neckpiece With Eye-Pendant”

Weekly Photo Challenge – In the Background

Theme of the week: In the background. It is the flowers in the background that catch the orange light of the evening sun, while the ones in the foreground fall into shade. If only you could smell their intoxicating perfume, like nutmeg and cloves!

Weekly Photo Challenge – Escape – A hike through the woods

  My walk through the woods behind my home was my regular escape. I would walk for miles with not a soul in sight. Once a year the woods would transform with vibrant green spring shoots and a carpet of bluebells as far as the eye could see. Truly magical!

Weekly Photo Challenge – From Above

I”m taking up the weekly photo challenge here on my MagiRose designs blog. Many of my jewellery designs are inspired by the many places that I have visited over the years; the colours, the shapes and the sentiments that I have experienced and fallen in love with. I hope you will join me on myContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge – From Above”

Retro Peyote-Weave Daisy Bracelet

Inspiration The multicoloured flower pattern of this bracelet reminds me the colourful crocheted blankets I remember when I was a kid, the kind that your Nan used to knit! A recent trip to my mum’s took me down memory lane as I leafed through old craft magazines that I used to love looking at asContinue reading “Retro Peyote-Weave Daisy Bracelet”

Moorish Lamp-Style Dangles

Inspiration for these earrings came from my second trip to the Alhambra in Granada, Spain last spring. One of my favourite places to visit and close to my heart. These exquisite earrings are reminiscent of the beautiful chandaliers found in the Kazbah in Granada the moorish capital of Spain, and the opulence of the silver-workContinue reading “Moorish Lamp-Style Dangles”

Fossil-stone Medal Brooch

One of a kind brooch inspired by WW1 medals and the notion that ‘love conquers all’, specifically based on the colours of the ‘Mons Star’. This piece also expresses my fascination and strong personal connection with European history at that time. This is also a very contemporary piece, in line with the recent military fashionContinue reading “Fossil-stone Medal Brooch”