Now that spring is here, Judy's feeling a bit better, and her interest in beaded jewelry is reviving - enough to invite me over for a beading pow-wow, which involves a pleasurable review of her bead stash and the planning of a few necklaces, to give or to keep in the months to come.
Judy sees her cardiologist every spring - and every spring she brings to the appointment a necklace and earring set for the lucky Dr. M. I wonder how many other of Dr. M's patients give her handcrafted jewelry? (Click here to see last year's set.)
Here is this year's set, made with a nod to the current colourblocking trend:
|Lapis and blue lace agate, with Bali sterling silver accents|
Lapis always makes me think of ancient Egypt, and these silver beads seem to heighten the impression. (As usual, Judy chose the beads and necklace length, but left the design up to me.)
The earrings are small and simple, so as not to compete with the necklace:
I hope Dr. M enjoys her gift as much as Judy enjoys giving it.
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