9 February 2009

New necklace

Sometime last year Bev sent me a packet of fabric to make her a roly poly tat bag set. Not only did she send fabric for hers - being the generous lass she is, she sent lots more pieces.

In it she'd 'hidden' some Tiger eye beads. These are the darker ones shown below. I knew that somewhere in the house I'd got some similar beads but not as dark. I'm not sure whether they are unpolished tiger eyes but they go well together. The tatting has been done with some C-lon thread which I bought at the Lace Fair just before Christmas. I've used it double and it's quite a slippery thread. Gives a good crisp finish though - just as I like it!!!

Whilst looking for the lighter beads I found .....................

Well, that's another story and can wait until tomorrow!!!

8 comments:

nima said...

wow...pretty

Bonnie said...

BEAUTIFUL, Jane.

Tattycat said...

Very pretty Jane. I'm glad you found the beads!

Carol Lawecki said...

NICE Jane, Very Nice!!

Needledreams said...

Nice! Once I had a big polished chunk of tiger eye and was like an amulet for me. Girl, you left me in suspense! lol

Tatfully Yours said...

Very very beautiful!!! I love the brown thread you used. Great work.
Kelly

Anonymous said...

Turned out just lovely Jane...I found that string of dark, polished, tiger eyes at the Rock n Roll Gem show, here in Silver five years ago! I had no idea, at the time, what I'd ever do with them ~ but that particular strand (from all the strands available, had the best matched pieces of the bunch. I'm so glad you were able to create such a beautiful necklace; and how fortunate that you found the other lighter beads to set them off. The source of the dark Tiger Eyes was Old Mexico.
I love the tatting ~ very pretty....XXX Bev

Valerie said...

hey, it's gorgeous! i missed this blog post and only see it now... but all's not lost. great job, jane.

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