Tuesday, 20 January 2015

A Few Designs For Men - Rudraksha

It all started with a friend's request - he asked me to make a chain and bracelet out of Rudraksha beads. It was make to exact specifications, and he wanted me to show case the Rudraksha bead without too many metallic findings in between.

After that , I just tried out another bracelet with heavy German silver findings and my brother liked it a lot. So I gifted it to the brand new " dad". I have an adorable new nephew .

Currently, I have orders for one more necklace and bracelet, again for Rudraksha beads. I hope to make them slightly different from these.. And I guess I would better come up with some more designs for men, that does not feature the Rudraksha... ! I could use some inspiration though ..the men in my family, and especially my husband, are not into too many adornments. 

Sunday, 4 January 2015

Pink With Bling ....

Cold Porcelain
This is the last miniature I did in 2014. The little piggy is made of Cold Porcelain, and hand sculpted.

She stands 1.5 inches tall, including the eye pin .

It was a gift for my sister, who loves her accessories. So miss piggy is sporting some bling around her neck and arms. I made her a matching set of bracelet and necklace, studded with stones. Blue pre-tinted CP was arranged around her wrist and neck.

Then the ornaments were given texture with a sculpting tool, after measuring the spaces to embed the stones.

Finally, an rubbing of bronze powder was also given to give a rich look to the set.

A purse was hand molded and added to her hand. I think she looks smart :) and finally I attached her to a key chain . :)

Friday, 2 January 2015

The Adieu to 2014...

It was a very low-key night for us, but with some of the family - missing a few very important members..but the year ended on a high note with the arrival of a sweet nephew ..

It has been my nature not to dwell upon the difficult time, but just to be thankful that we endured and survived the rough patches ...

I always like to believe that good things are yet to happen..so looking forward is always a pleasure...