Gray and blue go together 

| Work in progress

  
Recently, I went to a local bead show. Normally, I don’t expect to find any antique beads at this show because most of the beads are for new seed beads for traditional bead work. But I was pleasantly surprised by one stand that carried some older crafting materials. Amongst the bead needles and seed beads were a packet of vintage enameled bead caps.  They date back to the late 60s and are still quite vibrant. Others have some enamel loss but I thought they nonetheless added to the charm of the caps.

After much searching in my bead boxes, I finally found some gray pearls to go with these bead caps.  These pearls were made in France in th early 50s and have a wonderful shine.  I haven’t quite made up my mind if they will turn into a bracelet or necklace but I’m excited!

  

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