Look closely at this necklace from Kansas’ Carol Beal (BeadUnsupervised) to understand the multi-colored, bubbly, bumpy surface of her beads.
Her simple shapes turn out to have a mysterious tactile quality. Low fire enamels on polymer? Textured paint? Who knows? They put me in mind of a PCD post and tutorial about chunky heishi beads by Marina Rios.
The rounded beads and pinched spacers give Carol’s necklace an appealing cohesiveness.
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Christy Sherman ,
Looks like embossing powders. Really nicely done.
Lorrene Baum-Davis ,
Love this. I believe she uses embossing powders. I have realized that surface technique in the past. Great post, again.