I made this purse at the tail end of a particularly difficult time for
me. I had been planning it for a while, but had set it aside after two
false starts. The third time was a charm, and it almost seemed to come
together of its own volition.
This necklace was created using peyote stitch with Delica cylinder beads,
Czech seed beads and pressed glass, Swarovski crystal and assorted other
Photograph by Marcia Albert of
24 March 1999