Today's featured artist is Kitty McGurer of Southwestern Echoes. Kitty specializes in designing and creating amulet bags, spirit bags, and most recently bead embroidery necklaces. Her designs are all one of a kind and beautiful!
Pictured here are a few of Kitty's new bead embroidered necklaces; I can't imagine how many hours these pieces take her to design and create! Her Copper Butterfly Necklace is currently available on ebay. This design features a pair of SWJ polymer clay wings, a black onyx cabochon, vintage tri-brilliant beads, vintage glass fireflies, glass seed beads, copper beads, and a copper clasp. Kitty's scrimshaw necklace is also available in ebay, it is Kitty's interpretation of Aesop's Fable, "The Fox & the Grapes." This piece features scrimshaw by Kim McClelland, an enameled brass stamping, metallic seed beads, glass beads, Delica beads, and a sterling silver clasp.
For more of Kitty's creations and to learn more about her and what inspires her designs be sure to visit her website, southwestern-echoes.com. Thank you Kitty for your sharing your kind words, wit, and pictures with me. Your butterfly necklace absolutely amazes me, I never imagined something SO beautiful when I created the wings!