Last year’s flower show of pendants from the Panhandle Trail were a hit, so I made more for this year. But I could also picture other elements of nature, like the red-tailed hawks that constantly soar above against the blue sky, and the moon from my painting “Sycamore Moon”.
I purchased a few bags of cabachon frames and glass and many were quite decorative. Two of the frames had trees etched onto the back of the frame, and I decided to use my photo “Find Your Roots” in those two, a large and a small version.
Most exciting for me, I had purchased a large bag of silver and gold beads in various designs because I’d wanted to dress up some of my cabochons, and so I did, as you see above, and also added cotton and hemp cords.
I also included flowers in new and different frames. They also seem to fit well in round and oval frames, but I liked these two in square and rectangular frames, above and below.
I make a high-quality print of my image, whether photo or painting, trim it to fit the cabochon and frame and adhere it all together, then choose a cord or chain that coordinates with it. I like to vary the shapes from plain circles to squares and rectangles in a variety of metal finishes as well as plates with decorative frames. Now that I’ve added beads, it’s really hard to stop once I get going with these.
Special: Two Cabochons for $25.00
Because it’s hard to choose just one, this special discount applies all the time on ALL my cabochons, nature and cats: buy two cabochons for $25.00, use the discount code 2CABACHONS25. They are $15 each and you get a $5.00 discount when you buy two. All tax, shipping and handling are included in that price. Buy one for yourself and one for a friend!
Above is a photo of the Panhandle Trail Collection of cabochons. You can find them and purchase them from my Handmade Gifts page of Jewelry.
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