The art of painting
reached one of its highest levels of mastery in the Italian Renaissance
period. The 14th to 17th century brought forth the masters of
fine art. The works of Michelangelo, Raphael, Boticelli, Titian
and Leonardo da Vinci left their mark on history, leaving behind
passionate and powerful paintings for art lovers to admire for
centuries to come.
the female form for most of his work, the Pre-Raphaelite style
of John Waterhouse (1849-1917) paintings leaves the viewer being
reminded of the Italian masters. Focusing on Italian themes and
scenery and classical mythology, Waterhouse painted some of the
most beautiful women and men in his over 200 paintings.
Art To Wear Necklace
utilizes an oval porcelain cameo with image reproductions of
woman from Renaissance and Victorian paintings. Handmade in the
USA, these little works of art provide the centerpiece of this
design. A straightforward beaded bezel frames the cameo giving
the centerpiece an old-world look. Two CZ trillions are bezeled
and attached to the centerpiece and the necklace using beaded
jump-rings. A unique approach to a beaded cap adds the extra
touch to a pearl drop, providing movement. The necklace is Right-Angle-Weave
with pearls ending in two beaded ball closures. The final result
Skill level: Intermediate
Workshop: This is a one-day workshop
designed for the Southern Bead Retreat.
*Note: Porcelain cameos will
be available for purchase in class in a variety of subject matter.
All are awesome little gems.