My proudest moment as a beader

[from the stabenow.com vaults, 5/14/2010]

The torso and tail began from pieces of coral and the head from a cowrie shell, all three picked up off Ma’alaea beach on Maui.

 

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  1. Thanks, Dairenna. Not very long, as I recall. A week, maybe? Less than a month, for sure. When the bead spirit moves, you have to either hop on board or get out of the way. I hopped.

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  2. I second what Deborah said…that’s amazing and inspiring. The mermaid I mean. The books have been entertaining for years. Thank you!

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  3. Love it! Have you done any more since this one? I’d be surprised if your Asian trip hadn’t triggered an idea. It truly is beautiful and imaginative.

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  4. Amazing detail! I can see this on a t-shirt/photo mounted as wall art, and I know just the person to talk to. Check out The Clever Cousin on FB, she’s right up your alley. I have one of her collages and I Just love it.

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  5. Wowser, Dana! So very beautiful to look at and discover all the lovely colors and textures. Star would love that as much as I.

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  6. Stunning work. I find many authors have such creativity that is has to come out in other areas. Devon Monk and Kim Harrison knit super cute stuff.

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  7. Wowzer!! Makes my pitiful attempts at beading look childish. But then I could never write a decent essay, much less a novel !0! It should be on the cover of a beading magazine!

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