I am participating in the South East Art Society exhibition where the theme is “Genesis”.
Genesis means: the beginning or origin of something
I started out thinking I would do something in relation to the beginnings of glass beads in history. From Trade Beads to Ancient Roman Glass, I had a lot of fun looking through my History of Beads book.
But in the end I decided that as I was new to the South East, I would share with them the beginnings of my jewellery. So I created 3 necklaces:
- I started collecting beads from op-shop beads
- Then I added some of my own glass beads
- Now I make all of the beads.
And here they are: