There's something magical about the Rocky Mountains to me! I'm not sure if it's the negative ions, clean, fresh air or the simple beauty of Mother Nature but spending time soaking it all in always brings a quiet peaceful feeling to my heart and soul.
One of my fellow Coloradans snapped this picture and every time I look at it, I take a deep calming breath. The colors begged to be interpreted and inspire a piece of jewelry. I love how there's just a slight touch of blue.
I invite you to take your fave vacation or inspirational image and break it down by color pallet. Then pull out the colors most pleasing to you and create a masterpiece!
Internationally award winning designer, teacher and official Swarovski Instructor, she resides with her 2 puppies, Sparkle and Bling in beautiful Colorado. Kristal's fashion endeavors include designing & creating jewelry for the Jimmy Buffet Band backup singers & dancers; appearing numerous times on HGTV, PBS and JTV and teaching on cruise ships worldwide.
The author of 4 books: Metal Clay 101 for Beaders, Foxy Epoxy, Fabulous Fabric Beads Sassy Silky Savvy; 2 DVDs: Mixed Media: Beaded Bracelets with Fiber Beads and Crystals, Resin, Wire Mixed Media: Jewelry Making with Handmade Beads, Crystals, Resin, and More! Past editor of BeadingDaily.com, her designs have been featured in over 85 publications. Kristalís jewelry has been represented in galleries spanning the globe including Santa Fe - Canyon Rd. Alaska, Cayman Islands, Italy, Germany & the Virgin Islands.
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