Afghanistan Influence

The first time I went to a bead show, I was taken with the details and embellishments of the Afghanistan wares.  Everything from the belly dancing belts to nomadic necklaces, the lapis and the turquoise, had me smitten.  I brought home some pieces, took them apart, and put them back together in my own way.  From the way this collection turned out, I’d say my rock ‘n roll roots come through pretty loud and proud!

This collection was put together in 2010

This collection was put together in 2010

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2011.  Necklace with lapis lazuli, copper and brass beads and charms.  Sourced from Afghanistan.  16"

2011. Necklace with lapis lazuli, copper and brass beads and charms. Sourced from Afghanistan. 16″

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