I'm making bracelets lately and this one is made from brass jump rings bought from The Dragonfly Company.
and heres a close-up,
I saw an illustration in a bead magazine and thought I might make something similar.
The black crystals have small copper bi-cones on either side and the spacers are seed bead cubes. Here's a close-up thumbnail.
So I've spent my weekend playing Track Mania, a multiplayer online racing game. I say 'racing' but a good proportion of that I was enaged in the sort of activity as illustrated by the screenshot below ;-)
I bought the book "Great Wire Jewelry some time ago for the instructions on Viking Knit but liked the look of the Byzantine chainmaille in it. I kept thinking about making some and finally plucked up the courage to order silver jump rings from The Dragonfly Company.
Here's the finished article,
like to make odd shaped beads. This one is about 2.5 inches long.
and just developed as I played with the glass. The ability to make long stalactites of glass helps when making the legs of beasties or putting handles on blown glass vessels.