Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Beauty of Lentil Glass Jewelry Beads and Pendants






These beautiful Lentil  Beads and Pendants were created by an artist who blows and creates all  her glass work in her artist studio in Vienna.   Lentil stands for the word Lenticular - meaning the bead is shaped like a lens with a dome top on both sides of the bead with thinner edges surrounding the circumference of the bead.This glass  has several layers intricately designed to create depth and interest.

This lentil  bead is clear with beautiful  flowers in white and green with red and black accents.The focal glass in this section are typcially large, a statement  which the artist  then can turn into bold, elegant pieces of jewelry.  These authentic  Lentil Glass  Beads are made by the best bead makers as they require more skill and experience than smaller beads.The  focal bead can be used in your jewelry design or as a collector's piece.







This particular lentil  bead It was designed and handmade in her artist`s studio in Vienna on a Isiheat torch, wound on a 2mm mandrel and carefully cleaned afterwards.
A beautiful lentil bead in the colors of green, silvered ivory, silver foil, red and clear glass.
This bead measures 32mm from hole to hole, 33mm wide and 13mm thick.

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This  pendant is stunning and captures the light. A beautiful  large sterling silver pendant with a lentil in the colors blue, green and dark amber, decorated with goldstone.

The glass bead measures 38mm from hole to hole and 15mm thick.
The complete dangle measures 67mm.
All metals are  925 sterling silver.


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14 comments:

  1. Love the focal bead in this post truely beautiful

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    1. Thank you Susan they truly are works of art

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  2. Very interesting to learn how the interior design was made for this bead.

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    1. The artist who makes these glass beads is truly talented and has raised the standard Hew works are just stunning

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  3. How interesting to learn about lentil beads, I've never known of any of the sort. That must be some tedious work! They are beautiful!

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  4. just some of the most beautiful jewelry I have ever seen..great work Ronni...

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  5. Beautiful. I enjoyed reading while having my coffee this morning.

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  6. Lovely and I learn to learn about Jewelry!

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  7. I find the education fascinating and adds to my appreciation of the beautiful design and creative work.

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  8. What beautiful craftsmanship! It would be interesting to see a video of how they make the beads, or is that top secret?

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  9. Your photography is just gorgeous!

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  10. Thank you everyone for your continued support and kind words

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