Several months went by without creating any new jewelry. Then I realized that I didn’t want to spend an enormous amount of time creating beadwork necklaces that would have to be priced close to $1000 for them to be worth making. As it is, my most intricate piece is priced half that. To be paid more than peanuts per hour, I felt as though I had to start creating jewelry that would take me a fraction of the time and also worth it monetarily. The answer was obvious; I had simply overlooked it: beadwork earrings. I had already made a white pair that I thought were quite nice because of the Swarovski crystals. So, in eight hours, I made a similar pair with black iridescent triangle beads and twisted bugle beads, silver Charlotte beads, and Swarovski crystals. “Elegant Bling” is the phrase that comes to mind when I look at them. Next up, a similar pair in red, and one in blue. After that, a new design in different colors.