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When looking for inspiration for your beaded colourways, do you look to nature? This work from Yumi Okita is marvelous, and I would love to make companion pieces inspired by these creatures, using the colourways and forms to make a series of wearable interpretations.
This one, for example, in a winged cuff:
And this one… hmm. A triple-layer Rick-Rack?
And if you are inspired as well, send in photos of your pieces! We’d love to see and feature them.