Background story – Blue Ocean Necklace

I know a few people have asked me where my inspiration comes from for certain pieces that I create and I decided to let you know a little of the background story…

I love the ocean, not swimming in it, but sitting on a rock and just watching the ocean. It fascinates me. (Yes, I know I’m weird, ha ha) I was looking at a picture that I took of the ocean in Mossel Bay and I closed my eyes and thought of how it crashed on the rock and then ran into the little pools in front of the beach and foamed and swirled and I thought how beautiful that is and how I would like to try and recreate that effect on a pendant. I sat with the back piece of the pendent and started playing with nail polish and water and swirling the colours together and trying to get the swirl effect.

Blue Ocean R120 1

I eventually got the effect I was looking for and then finished off the necklace. In order to do the rest of the necklace, I usually try to find the colours that compliment each other and the subject I’m aiming for. I was quite proud of the finished effect.

That is basically were I got the inspiration from for the Blue Ocean Necklace (nothing exciting, he he), but I can tell you that I find my inspiration in many different places. I even find them in colour palettes that I use with hexadecimal colour schemes. If I see something that looks beautiful to me, I always wonder if I’d be able to recreate it in a necklace and then I usually try it out.

Blue Ocean R120 3

I must add here that I’m not always successful. Sometimes God’s creations can not be recreated in handmade jewellery, but I do try my best.

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Keep your crystal on and your sparkle strong

Blue Ocean R120 2

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