Thursday, 23 September 2010

September 2010 Giveaway

This month's Umi and Tsuru blog giveaway is a pair of earrings made with tatting and orang asli beads. The beads were made by the Lun Bawang, an indigenous people of Sarawak, East Malaysia. Just leave a comment here before 30 September 2010 for a chance to win this. I will use the random number generator to pick the winner.

A mustard orang asli clay bead (10mm) with bronze-toned bead caps. Above it is a lace tatted in mint green Flora 20 cotton thread (#239) with opaque yellow Delica beads from Japan. Ear hooks and findings are bronze-toned. Length approx. 5.0cm / 2.0inch including ear hook.

How do you like the backdrop. It is a tea cup saucer (without the cup) which I picked up at a store in Mornington Peninsular years ago. It would have been so pretty if it came with the cup but I love the saucer too.

17 comments:

  1. These are so delicate looking.

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  2. I would love to win yours earrings!!! :)
    The saucer is lovely!
    x

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  3. Those are so pretty!!

    I think the tea cup saucer brings out the beauty of the earrings. What made you decide to photograph the two together? Nice choice!


    Sign me up for the giveaway. Please and Thank You

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  4. Very pretty display of the earrings using that saucer.

    The bead is interesting. I know not much about beads so I have never heard of orang asli beads.
    Fox

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  5. I like the earrings. What a lovely way to display them...very pretty. The colors are wonderful.
    Kimberly

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  6. Love the earrings. And love your kitties! I'm always picking cat hair out of my tatting....

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  7. Great idea for display. I'm forever picking up pretty saucers and plates just because I like them. That reminds me...I have a few pieces in the dishwasher that I should get around to emptying!

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  8. Lovely earrings - and the saucer frames your earrings perfectly : )

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  9. A nice combination of mint green and the round beads. Love to have them.

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  10. Those are really interesting beads!
    The saucer really sets the whole thing off really well.

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  11. What a lovely earrings! sign me up please. Thank you.

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  12. The earings are lovely and the saucer is the perfect backdrop. Your jewelry is gorgeous - I spent several hours one day just clicking on the links on the side of your blog . . .

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  13. Those are so pretty!

    juliavb@mail.ru

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  14. I have only ever done tatted doilies or collars but never jewellery so I think this is marvellous!!!!

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  15. Gorgeous earrings and fantastic photography. The rest of your blog is the same - how very talented you are.

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  16. Another sweet pair of earrings! BTW, the butterfly necklace is simple stunning!!

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  17. beautifull earrings.....Edna

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