by gwen harlow

Posts Tagged "jewelry"

Say What O’clock!

Posted by on Jan 7, 2010 in craft, photo | 1 comment

January 6: What o'clock

I am so, so, so pleased with this combo bracelet/necklace [bracelace? necklet?].
Made from vintage watch faces and assorted beads from old broken jewelry from the Alameda antiques fair.

Red flower ring

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December 25: Christmastime was here

Posted by on Dec 27, 2009 in craft, photo | 0 comments

snow, globes at Daisy's
Esperanto green scarf with Esperanto green stars for Mom
Tiny reindeer
Necklace for momSnuggie!
Replacement for the Terminator cameraDecember 2: Self, birthday
Self, at Vera's opening

[the last two are not Christmas-related but I haven’t posted any photos of myself lately, they are from my birthday and a friend’s art opening a couple weeks ago, respectively. is that not the most fantastic coat? totally vintage **MINT**, my friend Laura gave it to me when she moved to Seattle — HOW NICE IS SHE?? — and I made the necklace to match. And that little sparkle is the ring Chad gave me on our last anniversary that I never got around to posting a photo of.]

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Merry Christmas baby

Posted by on Dec 24, 2009 in photo | 2 comments

Merry Christmas baby

at To Herb With Love in Alameda

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Of interest on Chad’s birthday

Posted by on Oct 23, 2009 in craft, Halloween, photo | 0 comments

1. Michael Jackson’s This Is It is rated PG for some suggestive choreography and scary images.

2. Three things I have made recently:

Día de los Muertos necklace

Gwen, fall

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Posted by on Oct 16, 2009 in craft, photo, wishlist | 2 comments

I listed two things on Etsy. It’s my first time. We’ll see how that goes.
[And yes, I have a Barton Finkly FRESSSSSH FRUUUUUUIT!!! echoing in my head.]

In preparation for that, I took a bunch of photos of earrings I’ve made for myself over the past year and put them up on flickr. Just like I’ve been threatening I was going to do since ages ago. These are my most recent, I was going to sell them but I changed my mind and am keeping them for myself. You cannot beat green ovals and disco balls.

Product photography is HARD. Light is so fleeting…

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Button & lace pin #1

Posted by on Oct 12, 2009 in craft, photo | 1 comment

Button & lace pin #1

I made my first lace florette last night. It was even easier than it looks. Sewing the pin on the back was the hard part, I need to practice that a bit more.

Upper right is the steampunky pin I made for the Handcar Regatta. The little red cat is one of a handful of ancient painted metal charms I acquired a couple years ago.

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