by Nancy Vaughan.
(San Diego, California, USA)
My muse: Photo 1 – Red Leaves
Recently I decided I wanted to learn how to make ear cuffs. I understood the basic concept but wanted to see how the cuffs were formed. I spent some time on line looking information and found several sources that answered most of my questions. After experimenting with ideas from the various tutorials and incorporating my own ideas I finally came up with a design I really like.
I grew up in the Ozark mountains of southern Missouri on the edge of the Mark Twain National forest. This is a hard wood forest where nature puts on a colorful display every autumn. Locally it is referred to as the Flaming Fall Review. The color in the photo of Red Leaves reminded me of autumn in the Ozarks.
When I first saw the photo Red Leaves I was struck by the elegant line of the branch and the over all simplicity of the picture. This was my inspiration for the Ozark Autumn ear cuff.
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