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Sunday, January 30, 2011

All Wired Up

I love, love, LOVE this scrap telephone wire my mom found for me. You may recognize it from previous pieces, like my bugs. Now I'm nearing the end of my colorful supply (note to self, must scrounge up more!). Inspired by native bead work, I decided to do some wrapping with the wire. I've had this beautiful piece of wood that I've been wanting to do something special with, it's almost a piece in itself. I decided to do some wire wrapping on it, and I love the tribal feel that resulted! Here are some images, I have one or two finishing touches to add, but I really like the simplicity of the piece so far and do not want to lose that look...

Love this piece of driftwood.

I cannot wait to try this with some "hole-y" beach rocks, other unique pieces of wood and some metal pieces!


  1. That wire really does have a Tribal look to it....love the colors!!!

  2. Thank you! I added a band of jet black glass beads and a can lid jingle with another one of those beads, really finished it off nicely--IMHO :)