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Sedna's Crown -Full Pic

Edit: Added a (I think) better picture

I began this project as a excersize in asymetrical artwork....It makes me uncomfortable lol. I also love to do very textural and non precise bead embroidery....and so that part was a joy for me! I used colors that reminded me of the ocean and the icy waters of the arctic. I'm kind of sad to see this one done! I think I'm going to do another (smaller) piece :)

Includes walrus ivory cab (carved and cut by me!), turq cabs, pearls, Kyanite, amazonite, and tons of glass!

Close ups: [link] [link]

Yay!....thanks for looking!

FOR SALE at: [link]

Questions about my materials? read: [link]
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Date Taken
Aug 22, 2008, 3:00:39 AM
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Geri-Idzi's avatar
cutxhere's avatar
Whoa.  Holy beadwork... This is beautiful, and as a sales assosiate at a gallery for handmade peices, I wish we had more intricate pieces like this.
Steven-T-H-N's avatar
This is just stunning. Love the reptilian nature of it.
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drakeo1903's avatar
wow, this really is gorgeous o_o
InupiaqScrybe's avatar
Thank yoU so much!
alaskabaskets's avatar
Absolutely LOVE this! You are such a gifted artist! No matter what you share, it is stunning, and worth of collecting. Major AWE.
InupiaqScrybe's avatar
Aw thanks! Appreciate it!
alaskabaskets's avatar
I want one of these but will have to save up, unless you would like to make a trade. My mother's mother and grandmother came from St Michael, but I was raised in SE Alaska, and now that I am older and have never been in the NW Alaska where the Ancestors came from, I find myself starving for tokens of my lost culture ...
kbarre1227's avatar
Its absolutely beautiful!
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saibh's avatar
This gives me the most relaxed feeling ever. Its more than just design work, this my dear lady is the most expressionistic art piece Ive ever seen. You rock.
InupiaqScrybe's avatar
Thank you so much! :)
Sedhna's avatar
!!!!!!!!!!!wow!that surely requires a lot of patience and assiduity)and fantasy,of course))brilliant work^_^
daydrop's avatar
:wow: That's amazing. :heart:
daydrop's avatar
You're very welcome :)
jadestonethedragon's avatar
I really love the colors/frosty look of this. Is it very heavy?

Sedna... was she the lady who's hands turned into seals and the like? Sort of a water goddess?

Seems I need to brush up on my mythology >.<'
InupiaqScrybe's avatar
It's not as heavy as it looks. The lady who bought it says she can wear it all day with no problems...or back

Your correct about sedna! she shows up with various names all throughout the arctic cultures...
mintyoreo's avatar
now I know what it is to be speechless o-o
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