Hello Honu! I am really pleased with the way the rope necklace turned out. It all works together nicely.
Nearly there. Yesterday, I finished the Honu pendant. Today, I am working on the necklace that it can hang from. “I had my first sale on Etsy.” I have also started my second Honu piece. While the first piece was drying, after I glued it to the ultra suede, I began the new Honu pendant. … More Honu – Day Three
My first Honu is almost finished. “Honu” Hawaiian word for Sea Turtle. I spent a good deal of yesterday working on the cutie. I’m pretty new at bead embroidery, so I don’t have a finished look in mind when I begin a piece. Stitching the beads takes about 2/3s of the time. The last 1/3 … More Honu – Day Two
Honu is the Hawaiian word for the local Green Sea Turtle. I believe, though I don’t actually speak Hawaiian, it is the word used generally for turtle. Honu, for the local, is one of the images we associate with the islands. I especially love the petroglyphs of Hawaii. In particular, I love the circular line … More Pursuing Honu
Down to brass tacks, so to speak. What am I making? Bugle beads are a type of seed bead that I love the look of but really haven’t used a lot. So I am working on ways of how to make things out of them. In previous blogs, I have mentioned the book Ancient Worlds … More Making – August 2, 2016
My beading journey was fostered by Pinterest. I can’t really recall who told me about Pinterest, or how I started using it. But before I knew it, I was pouring over boards and pinning myself. It is a great place for sharing ideas, and for learning “how-to”. I travel around so much and don’t have … More Pinterest
Okay, with much trepidation I have set up my site on Etsy. As it stands, I have currently, no followers on this blog site or on Etsy. I’m not too hard on myself, as I have just started. I anticipate there will be buyers and followers in the days to come. Have you set up … More It’s Time to Etsy