Yes, I fell down on the job of my challenge but I am here and ready to start again.
This bead will serve as day 1/325
It combines hollow lentil formation of my own style with covering similar to what I learned in Jeff Dever's class last summer.
The image was "embossed" with a cricut cuttlebug machine and an embossing plate and then the image was highlighted with a wax.
Bits and pieces of old watches and sprockets have been added to give it a steampunk feel.
At right is detail of the "broken" bottom pieces spilling out.
This photo shows some of the elements I plan to put with it when I make it into a long lanyard type necklace.