Orchid mala is finally done.
Freedom from “having to be a”… In this case…enamelist. Rose pyrite beads to repel negative energy, especially my own.
This enamel is one I made very early on in my enameling journey. It’s on silver plated steel I got from Thompson’s Enamels. I don’t think they even sell these anymore. The enamel has bubbles, cracks, the silver was beginning to burn away. The enamel is Thompson’s unleaded, I hadn’t even discovered leaded enamels yet. …
Making a cloisonné bead for an aquamarine, hand knotted, 108 bead mala.