Modern Beadwork

Russian Wave

  This piece was inspired by a traditional Russian bead weaving stitch called Jabot. Jabot is translated as a “cascade of lace” and is a term for the lace sewn into the front opening of a man’s shirt in the 17th century. The undulating movement of this stitch reminded me so much of the way […]

Jabot Necklace

This piece was the inspiration for theĀ  Russian Wave Necklace I made in 2007, it is made using a traditional Russian bead weaving stitch called jabot which means “bit of lace.” Materials: seed beads, bugle beads, antique glass button, 2002

Japanese Box

Materials: delicas, nylon thread, 1.5″ x 1.5″ x 2″ 2003