by Kerry Ellen
Finished – fused twice, wire-wrapped, ready to be a pendant for some lucky wearable-art lover!
I have one more jewelry sale this year – and this one is for an excellent cause – 50% of proceeds will go to hrlp with travel expenses for college students selected for a regional theater competition –
I will be at Concordia Lutheran Church, Hwy 140 & Circle Drive, Cottage Hills, IL, Sat. Dec. 8 9-4PM
Kerry Ellen, proud auntie of one of the students, theater lover, & former thespian!
my true love gave to me:
a beautiful fused glass pendant, dark cobalt blue background, white and gold enameled butterfly, that was in two juried art shows in 2011 (Jacoby Arts Center and The Glass Workbench) – because I love beauty and butterflies and glass and Christmas is all about connecting with the ones we love, thinking about what they would appreciate, what would bring them joy, and because butterflies have always meant hope to me…
(for sale – contact me if interested)
my true love gave to me —-
a good razzing for committing myself to this 12 days of Christmas silliness…but since I said I would do it – better late than never (almost 9 PM)…
my “faux jade” cluster pendant – available for purchase now at the Jacoby Arts Center Holiday Sale – 627 E. Braodway, Alton, IL.
And I have new cluster lovelies to share & sell! I have been a busy little jewelry fairy!
here is an example of the old becoming new – I used a vintage clip earring (the gold leaf) – gifted to me by an 84-year old gentleman – it had belonged to his late wife – and I surrounded it with Swarovski crystallized green and gold pearls. Volia – a necklace that blends something old and something new!
by Kerry Ellen 2012
One of the Crystal Cluster necklace, earrings, and bracelet sets I made this weekend –
I placed Swarovski crystal element pearls around an antique marquisite pin (bought at the Elsah, Illinois, historical society sale) with a crystal dragonfly and butterfly – the color assortment was named “Under the Tuscan Sun” and includes beautiful autumn shades of warm golds, greens, coppers, and ivory. Necklace, bracelet, & earrings $50 for the set.
This will be one of my crystal clusters available this weekend at the Wine and Art Festival at the Bretz Winery near Carlyle Lake, Illinois:
Kerry Ellen 2012