Posts tagged 'flower'
picture of different Harris Tweed brooches

Harris Tweed Flower Brooch

I’ve been playing with a small supply of Harris Tweed fabric – it’s fabulous and comes in some wonderful colours. I particularly like the tartan patterns and colours. Anyhow, I had some spare lampwork buttons to use up, so I thought I’d have a go at making some brooches. So here you go!

Category: jewellery, lampwork

Colour Inspiration at the Ventnor Botanical Gardens, Isle of Wight

I’ve recently returned from a lovely holiday at Ventnor in the Isle of Wight.  It’s been such a relaxing time – sun, sea, reading and rest with the family.   Just what I needed.  During our stay, which was much shorter than I’d have liked, we visited the Ventnor Botanical Gardens and had a couple of […]
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Flower Lampwork Beads

I found a lovely tutorial called Rainbow Petal Lampwork Beads from  Amy Trescott that describes how to make rainbow beads and began practising this method.  Once I’d got the hang of this, I started playing with the design and discovered a variation that separated out the petals to give them a 3D effect. On the […]
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Category: lampwork

Poppy Lampwork Beads

This is a new style bead for me – 3D flowers!  It took me a while to realise just how much you have to keep these flowers in the heat to ensure the glass doesn’t cool down too much and crack! This poppy bead has been made into a necklace that I love wearing.  I’ve […]
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Category: jewellery

Welcome to Ciel Creations blog!

Welcome to Ciel Creations blog in all things to do with beading, lampworking and making jewellery.  I’m planning to write tutorials which will be free to use, particularly in beading using various stitches such as peyote, brick stitch, etc.  As well as what I’m currently up to with lampworking and jewellery making, which is such […]
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