Thursday, June 16, 2016

May Monthly Challenge: "A Day in the Sun!"

May Monthly Challenge
 "A Day in the Sun!"
This month we asked our members to make jewelry seasonally inspired!
Summer is almost here so let's create a beautiful beach themed piece worthy of a day in the sun!
Summer, sun, beach - and of course fish! Whether the blue color of the sea or the sky, the apatite fits perfectly for tanned skin. The little fish and the metal beads are made of sterling silver.
When I think of the ocean and beach I imagine pirates and watery treasures. For this months theme I've made an enameled skull with a treasure booty of pearls.
Beachstone, Sea Glass & Sterling Silver.
My childhood summers were spent at the Oregon Coast with the waves crashing on rocks near the tall arched bridges.
 June Challenge is:
(with minimal materials)
Please use:
-one 2"x2" square of metal of choice
-6" of any single gauge wire
-use a stone or not, but no bezel wire!
items like solder, neck/bracelet chains, earwires are ok of course!
You can texture, draw down your piece of wire, etc.
Lets see what you can create!

Reader Submission details:
Hello readers! We just require that you make your pieces specifically for these challenges.
Please post your photo link to your May piece in the comment area below in THIS post. We will take submissions until the last day of the month PST midnight, this is a firm deadline. 
Can't wait to see what you all create!
See you next month and thanks for taking the time to visit!
If you have any questions, please contact a *Monthly Challenge Blog Author below:
Disclaimer: Authors of the EtsyMetal Monthly Challenge have the right refuse your artwork submission to the post for any reason they see fit.

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