I was at Shipwreck Beads with a friend of mine, and I saw this bead. It’s the exact color of kelp. I had to have it, so I bought a strand and took it home……
A few weeks later, I found the matching leaf. I tried to figure out how to combine them… Thread would be too noticeable, so I decided to wire wrap them together. They looked like this
Definitely on it’s way to kelp LOL
Now I had to figure out how to make them sway like kelp…. I decided to hook them onto a dangling piece of chain, so they would move with the wearer. I also decided to finish off the end with some Hill Tribe Silver charms, so the kelp strand would look finished.
I am in the process of making 5 of these strands to hang from a silver chain. I’ll post the necklace when it’s finished.