Monday, July 30, 2012

When in Doubt, Distraction Works


"When in doubt, don't."

Usually I 'don't', but I managed to push myself in another direction.

Without an idea which way to go next on the painting schedule, I turned to jewelry. Designing jewelry is a lot like painting. There are colors, shapes and spacial relationships to overcome.

Agate Necklaces ©Dora Sislian Themelis

It's the same creative process to work through, but the outcome is a little different. Still, as with paintings, someone has to be drawn to a piece to want to own it.

Raspberry Agate Necklace ©Dora Sislian Themelis

Paintings go up on someone's wall in a space. Jewelry gets to be worn and taken out into the world on someone's body. Same idea, but different.

Raspberry Agates ©Dora Sislian Themelis

So yeah, I thought a little jewelry distraction might be in order and put the paints aside for a little while to arrange some gorgeous semi precious stones. That shopping event is in September, but I may as well be prepared with items to sell. Unless I love these pieces too much to part with them.


Blue Agate Necklace ©Dora Sislian Themelis

Blue Agate Necklace ©Dora Sislian Themelis


4 comments:

  1. These necklaces are gorgeous!

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  2. how BEAUTIFUL! you have a great eye. Going to check out your shop now!

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  3. Thanks Jenny! Maybe by now you have been to my Etsy shop, but these are not on the site yet. In fact, a lot of my work isn't there because I'm not so sure if I like Etsy anymore. If you see work you like that isn't on Etsy let me know!

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