It's only many years later, when I dusted the piece off again, that I found myself scrunching my nose at it. If you are a bead or jewelry artist, I think you know exactly the look I mean. Often accompanied, it is, by a silent "what was I thinking" and then by air involuntarily releasing itself from puffed cheeks. But I am a real believer that anything can be saved. And I mean anything (just about).
And that's where paint comes in, which is my favorite first responder tool. I used Genesis Heat Set Paints to transform the colors from blah to fab (at least that is what I think today) and threw in some of my painted metal and wirework connectors to redesign the necklace.
Here are the results starting with the AFTER.
|The make over results|
Below is the BEFORE