Saturday, March 27, 2010

A Discovery of the Vintage Kind

When my kids were little a girlfriend and I made fimo beads and strung them with seed beads and small gemstone beads into necklaces, earrings and bracelets. We sold our designs at craft fairs back in the late 80's. When we gave up the venture (we were too poor to keep building the inventory) we split up what little inventory we had. I've had that inventory ever since. Last night, I spent a couple of hours wire wrapping about 55 of the little gems for simple little necklaces that I will list on my Etsy shop and sell at upcoming fairs. I think they'll look very sweet matched with the charms I plan to make as soon as my kiln arrives. Here's an example:

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