Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Meet Aritst Kitty McGurer of Southwestern Echoes

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, 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!

1 comment:

  1. Absolutely fabulous. Butterfly necklace absolutely amazes me. Great piece of art. These jewelry define your hard work. Nice uses of features.