Dance of Seven Veils

I just listed two new sets in my signature “Veil” style. Both of them use silver glass and gold aventurine.

For the “Dancing Veils” special nuggets I hand pulled ribbons of gold aventurine and paired them with the always lovely, extremely rare Double Helix “Terra” silver glass. I just love the color effects that Terra develops in the flame … it’s always a surprise when I open the kiln door the next morning.Sometimes I get more purples, sometimes more blues or cream.

Dancing Veils, 10 large special Nuggets

 

For the next set of large donuts I used a rare odd lot, which is also a Terra Prototype, but produces slightly different colors. Here I added gold aventurine stringer, which is more subtle than in the beads above. I called it Seven Veils after the Dance of the Seven Veils by Salome. Oh, if you don’t know the story, better don’t google for Image results, else you will get lots of … let’s call it “Burlesque” photos on your screen LOL.

I better rush to my studio … it’s time to dip those mandrels and melt some glass :).

Talk soon,

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7 comments

  1. Robin Shubb

    Your beads are fantastic. How do I go about purchasing some beads

    • judithbillig

      Robin, thanks so much for your comments! 🙂

      I offer all of my beads in my Etsy shop.
      There you can purchase all of my beads. You can either pay with Paypal or your credit card & I have 100% satisfaction guarantee with full refund.

      Here’s the link to my Etsy shop for lose beads: http://www.etsy.com/shop/JudithBillig

      And this it the link to my Etsy jewelry shop with finished designs:
      http://www.etsy.com/shop/JudithBilligDesigns

      Thanks again for your interest ❤

    • judithbillig

      One more thing:
      Robin – If you’re after specific beads mentioned here on my blog, you can also click onto the bolded name of the beads. That should link you straight away to the right article in Etsy.

  2. Gorgeous , as always Judith!!

  3. Very impressed! Your work is beautiful.

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