March 11, 2009

Tokyo Spring - Etsy Glass Challenge Entry - Please Comment


Etsy Glass Artists team members decided to creatively challenge one another to come up with their interpretation of Spring and or Easter. Between now and Easter we will share some of these creations with you here on our blog. Let us know how you feel about our art by leaving a comment. Everyone who leaves a comment will be entered into a random drawing to win some handmade glass goodness from several of our shops. We will have several winners too! (one entry per person per post. In other words you can enter once every time we post a new product!!!) Be sure to check back on the blog on April 10th as we will announce the winner that day. Entries will be accepted until midnight April 9th.

As I grew up in Japan, I cannot think about spring time without blooming cherry blossom. Every year, when spring comes, the town in Japan is dyed to one cherry blossoms color. We have picnic and party under the cherry blossom tree! How cherry blossoms are blooming is on every news!! And this year, some reason I’m just drawn to yellow. So I picked yellow as base color. Then I stamped cherry blossom branch image and shift glass enamel & fired it. And I paint (in enamel term called “wet pack”) some white and pink for flower. Then I suspend it from fine silver circle. As spring will come every year. I embellished with single “sakura poppy” disk. Finally, this necklace has matching earrings that available in my Etsy shop!

9 comments:

Wild Sage Lampwork said...

That is Beautiful! I loved to read about your inspiration too.

Valerie said...

This new piece is very nice. i love the warm colours and the flowers look so sweet, I can almost imagine I'm smelling the flowers. LOL

Studio Marcy - Marcy Lamberson said...

The pretty colors and significance of the cherry blossoms makes it very special.

chickadeebeads said...

Love your choice of colors, Natsuko~beautiful!

Lisa Oram said...

Very beautiful. Reminds me of the cherry blossoms of Washington DC which I enjoyed when I lived there.

Debby said...

I also have lived in the Washington DC area off and on my whole life and the cherry blossoms bring back good memories. I love the whole design and the poppy is perfect.

Nicole said...

I love these!! We have cherry trees in the downtown area and I love the blossoms!

SilverMade Studio said...

beautiful! I just love the cherry blossoms - what beautiful colors.

Colleen said...

Very pretty-I like the flower at the top of the pendant-really adds to it!