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Astrid Riedel's Gallery

Astrid Riedel's Gallery

Posted by Astrid Riedel on 6/9/2008

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3 Owls totem bead

3 Owls totem bead

For this I used Ivory glass.
(1 image, 1 sub-page)
A day at the Beach

A day at the Beach

Focal series
(4 images)
A hoot in the night

A hoot in the night

Etched focal
(2 images)
A Little Bit Crazy

A Little Bit Crazy

Focal
(2 images)
A Little Storm

A Little Storm

Focal
(3 images)
Abelone Beach

Abelone Beach

XL lentil Focal
(3 images)
Abstract

Abstract

I love enamels , the textures they leave, the surprise you get when they react with the glass. each bead is different.
(2 images)
Abstract

Abstract

Focal bead
(2 images)
Abstract bird

Abstract bird

A sculptural focal bead with the design of a bird.
(3 images)
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Abstract Focal

Abstract Focal

Focal bead
(2 images)
Abstract Swirl

Abstract Swirl

Focal
(2 images)
African beat

African beat

This is a little 2 some set. Graphic and playful with a distinctive African flavor.

Dimensions 38mmx15mm and 13mm18mm
(2 images)
African checkers

African checkers

Graphic and playful with a distinctive African flavor.

Dimensions 40mmx12mm
(2 images)
African chique

African chique

Graphic and playful with a distinctive African flavor.
Design on one side only.

Dimensions 33mmx25mm
(2 images)
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African mask

African mask

Focal mask with enamels and copper leaf, and pure silver overlay which gets fired on!
(2 images)
Aion Moon!

Aion Moon!

Moon Focal
(2 images)
Aliitle bit of gold

Aliitle bit of gold

Focal
(2 images)
Amber feather

Amber feather

Just a focal!
(3 images)
Amethyst focal

Amethyst focal

A long focal with amethyst blue enamels handmade murrini flowres a little purple.

Dimensions 48mmx20mmx5mm
(3 images)
Anemone Reef

Anemone Reef

Focal
(2 images)
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Apricot

Apricot

A long cigar shaped focal made with Apricot , Terra2, stringer and handmade murini.
(2 images)
Aqua

Aqua

Clear aqua blue glass with black/white twisty stringer detail and latice stringer.
The beauty lies in the fact that it leaves a 3D effect from the detail on the other side of the bead.
(3 images)
Aqua blue

Aqua blue

Focal
(2 images)
Art Escape

Art Escape

Focal bead
(4 images)
artifacts

artifacts

paying with homemade frits!
(1 image)
Artists Palette

Artists Palette

Focal
(2 images)
Arty red focal

Arty red focal

Reds, blacks, oranges, enamel, dichroic glass and Handmade murrini make up the arty focal.
(2 images)
Autumn colors

Autumn colors

A focal with autumn amber colors, silverglass and silver mesh.
(4 images)
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Autumn leaves

Autumn leaves

Focal bead
(3 images)
Autumn moods

Autumn moods

A small set of autumn mood beads
(3 images)
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Autumn Night

Autumn Night

Focal
(2 images)
Avangarde shell

Avangarde shell

I made this bead purely out of a mistake, I blew a shard and it popped before it was blown out properly I found the shape so interesting that I put it onto a bead, looks like an avangarde snail to me! Now let me try and repeat this
(2 images)
Awaken Spring

Awaken Spring

Focal
(4 images)
Awakening

Awakening

Earthy focal with lots of enamels and detail.
(2 images)
Aztec inspired bird

Aztec inspired bird

A bird focal, made with twisty stringers and dots.
(2 images)
Azure

Azure

This is a focal with bubbles on the surface and on the inside, it has a wonderful depth to it.

The bead is 58mm long by 26mm wide
(3 images)
Balloons

Balloons

these beads are so voluptious and almost luminous! I really enjoy looking at them.
(4 images)
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Balls

Balls

set of three
(2 images)
Batik blues

Batik blues

Just a fun bead with enamels
(2 images)
Batik Flowers

Batik Flowers

Focal
(3 images)
Batik flowers

Batik flowers

Focal bead 37mm lentil shaped
(2 images)
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Beach and sand

Beach and sand

Focal bead!
(3 images)
Beach days

Beach days

Well it is Summer in South Africa after all! The beach is calling to me....
(2 images)
Bee bead!

Bee bead!

The metallic shimmer ofset against the enameled background make for a nice contrast in this bead.
(2 images)
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beetle

beetle

Well not quite, but I did get the inspiration from a beetle!
(3 images)
big bead

big bead

Chaos style bead
(3 images)
Bird on nest

Bird on nest

Its the right time of year, at least in S.Africa where the birds are all nesting! I have been inspired to make these birds on their nests and I really enjoyed making them.
I used silverleaf and enamels and the rest speaks for it self.

Dimensions40mmx17mm
(4 images)
bird on nest!

bird on nest!

Its the right time of year, at least in S.Africa where the birds are all nesting! I have been inspired to make these birds on their nests and I really enjoyed making them.
I used silverleaf and enamels and the rest speaks for it self.
(4 images)
Birds and feathers

Birds and feathers

A delightfuly colorful sculptural bird bead, made with silverglass and transparent purple and blues.
Can be worn as a focal bead or diplayed as a unique collectors piece.

Dimensions 37mm long x32mm wide
(2 images)
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Birds Eye View

Birds Eye View

Fun Focal!
(2 images)
Birds of a feather!

Birds of a feather!

The focus is on getting that wispy feather look!
(4 images)
Black bird totem

Black bird totem

Another in the series of toem pole beads
(1 image)
Black magic

Black magic

Actualy just a classic black bead!
(3 images)
Blood and Tears

Blood and Tears

Focal 37mm
(3 images)
Blooms

Blooms

37mm lentil focal
(3 images)
Blowfish!

Blowfish!

A little blowfish!
(3 images)
Blue bird

Blue bird

Focal
(3 images)
Blue dots

Blue dots

Focal bead
(2 images)
Blue Feather

Blue Feather

A gorgeous focal with silverglass handmade twisty and encased partly in clear.
The Parts of the focal have a metallic lustre.

Dimensions 38mmx19mm
(5 images)
Blue Flowers

Blue Flowers

Focal
(2 images)
Blue for you!

Blue for you!

A cigar focal
(2 images)
Blue moon murrini

Blue moon murrini

Focal
(3 images)
Blue river

Blue river

Focal
(4 images)
Blue Swan

Blue Swan

Sculpted swan bead!
(3 images)
Blue swan

Blue swan

Focal
(2 images)
Bottle opener!

Bottle opener!

With Lampworked beads !
(2 images)
Bright Day

Bright Day

Focal
(3 images)
Bright Days

Bright Days

Focal
(2 images)
Bright eyes

Bright eyes

Another focal owl totem bead to add to my collection!
(2 images)
Bright river

Bright river

Focal bead
(2 images)
Brown owl totem bead

Brown owl totem bead

Just having so much fun making the totem pole beads.
(1 image)
Bubble trouble!

Bubble trouble!

Having fun with copper mesh!
(2 images)
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Bubblegum

Bubblegum

I used bubblegum pink as a base with terraII shards and some other details.
(3 images)
Bubblelishous!

Bubblelishous!

Focal
(3 images)
Bubbles and pleats

Bubbles and pleats

Just having more fun with this style.
(2 images)
Buzzing

Buzzing

A bee focal!!
(1 image)
Canyon flowers

Canyon flowers

Focal bead!
(3 images)
Cascade

Cascade

Focal
(2 images)
Cascading

Cascading

Focal
(3 images)
Cascading

Cascading

A focal with silver glass pleats and encased in clear.

Dimensions 35mm x 35mm
(2 images)
Cat eyes

Cat eyes

Some really reflective cat eyes!
(3 images)
Catching the Sun

Catching the Sun

Focal
(3 images)
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Caterpillar

Caterpillar

XL lentil focal
(3 images)
Chocolate swirl

Chocolate swirl

Focal
(3 images)
Cigar focal

Cigar focal

Focal
(2 images)
Circles of life

Circles of life

Focal
(2 images)
Claudia

Claudia

Focal bead
(3 images)
Clown Fish

Clown Fish

Focal 37mm
(4 images)
Color me in

Color me in

Abstact focal
(2 images)
Color on my mind

Color on my mind

A funky fun focal bead decorated on both sides.
It has lots of layers to add depth.
(2 images)
colorful

colorful

Focal
(2 images)
Colorful Life

Colorful Life

Focal set
(2 images)
Conscience

Conscience

Focal!
(2 images)
Cool

Cool

Focal
(1 image)
Cool Breeze

Cool Breeze

Focal bead
(2 images)
Copper Field Magic

Copper Field Magic

Focal
(4 images)
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Copper mesh bead

Copper mesh bead

another copper mesh focal!
(1 image)
Copper mesh focal

Copper mesh focal

Focal
(2 images)
Cornflowers and Poppies

Cornflowers and Poppies

Focal
(2 images)
Crashing waves

Crashing waves

Focal bead
(2 images)
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Crazy

Crazy

focal
(2 images)
Creamy swirl

Creamy swirl

Focal bead
(3 images)
Cross roads

Cross roads

Focal bead
(2 images)
Cuppachino

Cuppachino

I'm off to go and make one right now!
(2 images)
cuppachino

cuppachino

Warm brown tones ane some copper mesh.
(2 images)
Custom

Custom

Well I have been busy on and off all week on these beads and some extras for earrings and a bracelet. It is a custom order, and now I'll just relax as the school ends today for the summer holidays!
(3 images)
Dark Days

Dark Days

Focal
(4 images)
Dark mask

Dark mask

Transparent dark brown with enamels and pure silver overlay.
(3 images)
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Deeply felt

Deeply felt

This pendant has silvered ivory, triton silverglass for the mirror finish, handmade murinni,and copper mesh.
I have finished it off with sterling silver Bali bead caps.

Bead measures 60mm18mm
total lenght78mm
(2 images)
Delicious

Delicious

A long tab bead, with a lot of funky colors and some silver mesh.
(2 images)
Delightful

Delightful

A nice large oval focal with blues and greens and enamels. Decorated with handmade murrini and white flowers.

Dimensions 47mmx27mmx6mm

The bead is etched.
(2 images)
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Denim

Denim

5 free form beads. They have a metallic lustre hard to photograph once again!
(4 images)
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Dessert Moon

Dessert Moon

Focal
(1 image)
Dew Drop

Dew Drop

Focal bead
(2 images)
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Dichro Focal

Dichro Focal

Huge Focal
(3 images)
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Dichroic focal

Dichroic focal

Focal
(3 images)
Diva

Diva

Lentil shaped focal 39mm
(2 images)
Double vision

Double vision

My favorite coppermesh!
(2 images)
Dragon-fly

Dragon-fly

Somewhere between a dragon and a fly!
A fantasy focal, for the bead collector.
(3 images)
Dragon-fly II

Dragon-fly II

A fantasy focal made with silver glass and blue aventurine (gold stone) and encased with lauscha clear this leaves a beautiful shimmer under the glass. The winged creature is made with silverglass and frit reduced to give a mettalic lustre fitted with blue wings of transparent glass. the eyes are made with handmade murrini.
(5 images)
Dragonfly II

Dragonfly II

A distinctive focal with a dragonfly the wings are made with dichroic glass,to set a really earthy tone the background is caramel with red and black enamels and frit.
(2 images)
Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher

Focal
(2 images)
Dream catcher

Dream catcher

Focal bead with amongst other things paladium.
(2 images)
Dream Twister

Dream Twister

Focal bead
(3 images)
Dusky dessert moon

Dusky dessert moon

Its a really mood setting bead, made with amber transparent glass, white enamel and a moon made with silvered ivory stringer
(1 image)
Early bird

Early bird

Enamels,silverglass stringers and partly etched.
(2 images)
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Early birds

Early birds

Enamels and stringers, such fun!
(2 images)
Earth Vibration

Earth Vibration

Focal 37mm
(2 images)
Electric Anemone

Electric Anemone

37mm Lentil focal bead
(4 images)
Emereld Tide

Emereld Tide

Focal
(2 images)
Empty shell

Empty shell

Focal
(3 images)
Energy

Energy

37mm focal
(2 images)
English roses

English roses

A pretty posie!
(2 images)
Entwined

Entwined

Large lentil focal bead 38mm
(3 images)
Evening glitter

Evening glitter

A glittery pleated focal bead made with blue aventurine glass and silverglass encased in clear and pressed into pillow shape.

Dimensions 38mm20mm
(4 images)
Exotic

Exotic

Focal bead
(2 images)
Explosion!

Explosion!

experimentation with a technique developed by Sherry Bellami with copper mesh. we are awaiting her tutorial, but in the meantime have come up with this.
(1 image)
Fabric of time!

Fabric of time!

Focal
(3 images)
Fairy

Fairy

XL lentil focal
(3 images)
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Fanciful

Fanciful

Focal bead
(2 images)
Fantasy Swan

Fantasy Swan

Focal bead
(3 images)
Far away land

Far away land

It was a fun set to make!
(4 images)
Far Away!

Far Away!

This elegantly long pendant has copper mesh copperleaf enamels, aventurine stringer, handmade murinni, TNT2, triton glass for the silver mirror effect and clear Lausha glass.
I have finished the bead off to be worn as a pendant with high quality sterling silver Bali end caps and beads.

Dimensions of bead 55mmx17mm
Total length with silver ends 73mm
(3 images)
Faux

Faux

A fantasy bird sculptured bead. A really great collectors piece. I have used dichroic glass transparent orange and black with enamel.
(4 images)
Faux Abelone

Faux Abelone

Focal
(3 images)
Feather

Feather

Ivory with feather detail
(3 images)
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Feathered wing

Feathered wing

Focal bead!
(2 images)
Fir and Ice

Fir and Ice

Focal
(4 images)
Fire and Water

Fire and Water

Focal bead
(3 images)
Fire and Water

Fire and Water

Focal
(4 images)
First night

First night

A magnificant focal deep with meaning of a wonderous first night, the first stars appeared as diamonds amongst the beginnings of new planets.....
(3 images)
Flaming Passion

Flaming Passion

Focal
(2 images)
Fleeting face

Fleeting face

Focal
(2 images)
Floating

Floating

A really wonderful bead to wear with jeans and anything earthy. It has copper pieces added and copperleaf, enamels, twistie, terraII and triton silver glass for that mirror finish.
I have finished the bead off with sterling silver bead caps, so you can wear it as a pendant!

Dimensions 50mmx24mm
(3 images)
Floating

Floating

Of course with my favorite silver glass and handmade murini!
(2 images)
Flora

Flora

Focal
(2 images)
Flowers in the mist

Flowers in the mist

Focal set
(1 image)
Flowing Emotions

Flowing Emotions

Focal 37mm lentil shape
(4 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal
(4 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal
(4 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal
(2 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal bead
(4 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal bead!
(2 images)
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Focal

Focal

Focal
(1 image)
Focal

Focal

Lots of silver glass and intense black stringer!
(1 image)
focal

focal

Focal with silver mesh.
(2 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal
(3 images)
Focal

Focal

Surf's up!
(2 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal
(2 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal
(2 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal
(2 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal
(2 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal
(2 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal
(2 images)
Focal

Focal

(2 images)
Focal

Focal

Focal
(2 images)
Focal bead

Focal bead

Focal bead
(2 images)
Focal set

Focal set

focal set
(2 images)
Forest fern

Forest fern

Focal
(4 images)
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Forest gold

Forest gold

Focal
(3 images)
Forever

Forever

A focal with my favorite Triton glass.
(2 images)
Free as a bird

Free as a bird

Focal bead
(2 images)
Fresh bunch

Fresh bunch

A focal bead with flowers murrini blues and greens and enamels, its fresh and light.

Dimensions 50mmx25mmx5mm
(2 images)
Frit it !

Frit it !

set
(1 image)
From the ashes!

From the ashes!

I actually made a finished piece for a change for myself.
It incorporates my handmade beads, lavarock and some other natural beads.
(3 images)
Full circle

Full circle

Arty focal!
(3 images)
Full moon

Full moon

Focal bead
(2 images)
Full Moon

Full Moon

Moon focal!
(2 images)
Fun

Fun

37mm focal lentil
(2 images)
Fun

Fun

37mm lentil focal
(2 images)
Fun in the Sun

Fun in the Sun

Set of 20mm round beads
(3 images)
Funky bead

Funky bead

just playing with enamels and textures
(2 images)
Garden bird!

Garden bird!

Focal
(3 images)
garden of color

garden of color

I had such fun making these they are so colorful!
(1 image)
Glass Flowers

Glass Flowers

Sandblast set
(3 images)
Glass Flowers

Glass Flowers

Sandblast set
(3 images)
Glass Flowers

Glass Flowers

Sandblast set
(3 images)
Glass Flowers

Glass Flowers

Sandblast set
(3 images)
Glass Flowers

Glass Flowers

Sandblast set
(3 images)
Glass Flowers

Glass Flowers

Sandblast set
(3 images)
Gold Rush

Gold Rush

A XL lentil focal bead
(3 images)
Gold shimmer

Gold shimmer

Focal
(3 images)
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Golden Moon

Golden Moon

Focal bead 30mm
(2 images)
golden pond

golden pond

A focal bead!
(3 images)
Golden Pond

Golden Pond

Focal
(3 images)
Green Days

Green Days

Focal set on silver choker!
(3 images)
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Green dreams

Green dreams

focal 37mm lentil
(4 images)
Green Garden

Green Garden

Focal set
(3 images)
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Harvest

Harvest

Large lentil focal bead 37mm
(3 images)
Hefalump pendant

Hefalump pendant

Focal set
(2 images)
Here Comes The Sun

Here Comes The Sun

Focal 37mm
(3 images)
Hip to be square

Hip to be square

A funky focal almost a little retro!
(2 images)
Hip to be square!

Hip to be square!

I love the colors that you get with TerrnovaII
(2 images)
Hooked

Hooked

Focal set
(3 images)
Hung up

Hung up

Focal
(2 images)
Ice Flowers

Ice Flowers

Set of beads
(3 images)
Ice lollies

Ice lollies

A set of beads which reminds me of ice lollies!
(3 images)
Illusion

Illusion

Silverglass encased with silvermesh.
(2 images)
Illusion

Illusion

Focal
(2 images)
Imaginination

Imaginination

just a happy set!
(3 images)
Implosion!

Implosion!

Soft colors and etched for effect.
(4 images)
Impression

Impression

focal
(4 images)
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In

In

Focal Bead
(2 images)
In Black&White

In Black&White

seto of 20mm rounds
(4 images)
In the eye...

In the eye...

Silverglass and terra glass
(3 images)
In the Sun

In the Sun

37mm focal
(2 images)
Internal

Internal

Just a Focal
(1 image)
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It's a hoot!

It's a hoot!

An owl focal!
(2 images)
Ivory and coppermesh

Ivory and coppermesh

Just a focal!
(1 image)
Jelly Baby

Jelly Baby

37mm lentil shaped focal
(4 images)
Jelly fish and the sandy shore

Jelly fish and the sandy shore

focal
(2 images)
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Joy

Joy

A focal!
(4 images)
Kalypso series

Kalypso series

Focal 37mm
(3 images)
Kokopelli Dance

Kokopelli Dance

Focal bead
(3 images)
Large murrini

Large murrini

Large focal bead
(3 images)
Lavender Rose

Lavender Rose

37mm focal
(2 images)
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Lemongrass Anemones

Lemongrass Anemones

37mm focal
(3 images)
Let it flow

Let it flow

Focal
(2 images)
Life on Mars!

Life on Mars!

A funky focal!
(3 images)
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Lilac and ribbons

Lilac and ribbons

Just A pretty focal bead
(2 images)
Liquid motion

Liquid motion

This is a really liquid set lots of transparent glass with metallc detail, the set looks better in real life!
(4 images)
Little bird on a flower

Little bird on a flower

Focal bead
(2 images)
little owl totem

little owl totem

focal bead!
(3 images)
Little Ponds

Little Ponds

5 freeform beads, with impresionist little ponds.
(4 images)
living!

living!

Focal bead
(2 images)
Look deeper!

Look deeper!

Just a nice freeform earthy bead with some copper mesh etc..
(2 images)
Looking forward

Looking forward

A fun and bright focal to make you feel positive.
(2 images)
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Love Me

Love Me

Focal bead!
(2 images)
Lue Waves

Lue Waves

XL lentil focal
(2 images)
Lunar Night

Lunar Night

Set of 8 beads
(3 images)
Mad Max!

Mad Max!

This focal is handmade with sterling silver mesh, gold aventurine stringer, triton glass, which leaves a highly shiny surface, handmade murinni, and lauscha clear.
I have added Bali sterling silver end caps to finish it of as a pendant.

Dimensions 38mmx30mm
(2 images)
Magic song

Magic song

I made this bead with lots of silverglass ,copper mesh, raku, terra2, aventurine stringer and some lauscha clear.I have added sterling silver Bali end caps and silverplated wire to finish it off.

Dimensions 45mmx20mm
(4 images)
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Marmorin

Marmorin

Focal 37mm
(3 images)
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Marmorin II

Marmorin II

Focal
(3 images)
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Marmorin III

Marmorin III

Focal bead
(3 images)
Maron

Maron

A set of warm chestnut brown and lightblue beads.
(3 images)
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Mask

Mask

Focal
(1 image)
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Meadow

Meadow

Focal bead
(2 images)
Merlin's Magic balls

Merlin's Magic balls

Twosome set
(3 images)
Merlin's Magic Balls!

Merlin's Magic Balls!

Set of 6 beads
(2 images)
MermaidII

MermaidII

My 2nd mermaid, available on Etsy.
(3 images)
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MermaidII

MermaidII

A mermaid sculpted out of ivory glass on a transparent amber base with a shard of silvered ivory.

Dimensions 43mmx19mm
(4 images)
Micro pleated bead

Micro pleated bead

This reminds me of cuttlefish!
(2 images)
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Micro pleated focal II

Micro pleated focal II

Loving this effect!
(3 images)
Midnight blooms

Midnight blooms

A focal bead with silverleaf, handmade murinni, silvered ivory stringer and twisties.the bead is indented at the top , on the black background it is not so obvious!

Dimensions 50mmx23mm
(2 images)
Mirror

Mirror

The triton reflects like a mirror contrasting with centre which has enamel and other detail!
(2 images)
Mirror and mesh

Mirror and mesh

Focal!
(2 images)
Monarch

Monarch

A focal bead with Monarch butterfly, the hole runs along the top.
Dimensions 40mm x 30mm
(1 image)
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Moon eclipse

Moon eclipse

Focal
(2 images)
Moon reflections

Moon reflections

Focal
(1 image)
Moon rocks

Moon rocks

This is a realy rugged set of beads, made with black, triton and terranova2
(2 images)
Moon-lit night

Moon-lit night

Ivory shards lavender purple with cobalt enamel,the mood is set for a moon-lit night!
(2 images)
More Roses

More Roses

Set plus focal!
(4 images)
Morning Glory

Morning Glory

37mm focal
(2 images)
Movement

Movement

focal
(2 images)
Murrini bead

Murrini bead

37mm lentil shaped focal
(3 images)
Murrini Lentil shaped focal

Murrini Lentil shaped focal

37mm bead
(3 images)
My Feathers

My Feathers

Focal bead
(4 images)
My little garden

My little garden

Focal 37mm lentil
(3 images)
Namibian Blooms

Namibian Blooms

Focal
(2 images)
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Nautilus II

Nautilus II

Focal bead
(3 images)
Nautilus!

Nautilus!

This set just reminded me of 20000 leagues under the sea.
Therefore I called them the "Nautilus"
(2 images)
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Nebula

Nebula

Focal bead
(2 images)
Nesting

Nesting

I have used silver reduction glass and clear frit, blue aventurine,coppermesh and clear glass to encase.

Dimension 38mm x23mm
(2 images)
Next-Day!

Next-Day!

Coppermesh and gold leaf focal.
(3 images)
Night blooms

Night blooms

Focal
(3 images)
No more!

No more!

Focal
(4 images)
Oasis

Oasis

Large letil shaped focal
(3 images)
Ocean

Ocean

Focal
(2 images)
Ocean Blue

Ocean Blue

Focal
(3 images)
Ocean jewells

Ocean jewells


This is a really great set of art glass beads, bright and funky!

This set comprises of 13 beads. of which 4 are spacers in clear glass and etched.

The beads are etched.
The focal bead is 35mmx30mm at its widest.
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Ocean Treasure

Ocean Treasure

huge focal
(2 images)
Ocean's 6

Ocean's 6

20mm round beads made with triton and leaf green and ivory with some intense black
(1 image)
Oceanic

Oceanic

Focal
(3 images)
October rose

October rose

Focal bead
(2 images)
On the waves

On the waves

Focal
(2 images)
Orange Divine

Orange Divine

Focal
(3 images)
Orange Rose

Orange Rose

Focal bead
(2 images)
Outer limits

Outer limits

Focal set
(2 images)
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Outer limits

Outer limits

Focal bead 22mm sphere
(4 images)
Owl

Owl

A wise little ivory owl perched high up in the tree.

Made with Ivory glass silvered ivory and goldstone stringer.

Dimensions 53mm x 12mm
(1 image)
Party mood

Party mood

37mm lentil focal
(2 images)
Passion

Passion

37mm lentil focal
(2 images)
Patchwork

Patchwork

Focal
(2 images)
Peace

Peace

I have this today..
It is wound with blue aventurine( gold stone) wonderful under some spot lights but impossible to photograph so just imagine it
(1 image)
Peaceful

Peaceful

Scuptured bird bead which speaks for it self, it just is a picture of peacefulness.
Made with Moretti glass and enamels
(2 images)
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Pearl

Pearl

Focal bead
(2 images)
Pearly depth

Pearly depth

Focal 37mm Lentil shape
(3 images)
Pink

Pink

Focal
(2 images)
Pink Desire

Pink Desire

Focal lentil bead 37mm
(2 images)
Pink Gold

Pink Gold

Focal
(3 images)
Pistachio

Pistachio

Focal bead
(2 images)
Pleated focal bead sculpture

Pleated focal bead sculpture

Pleated focal bead sculpture
(2 images)
Plume

Plume

The feather bead focal is made with a black base covered with silverleaf and copperleaf which leaves this gorgeous mottled effect. The feather....well its a little secret.
There are 3 feathers around the bead, so you can view it from all sides.

Dimensions 43mmx13mm
(4 images)
Poppy Love

Poppy Love

Focal
(2 images)
Porcupines

Porcupines

Fun focals
(3 images)
Psychedelic

Psychedelic

Crazy focal bead!
(2 images)
Purple dream

Purple dream

A focal bead with deep transparent purple, splashes of silver glass and light blue ribbons all encased in the finest lauscha clear glass
(2 images)
Purple dreams

Purple dreams

set of 6
(2 images)
Purple Grape

Purple Grape

XL focal
(3 images)
Purple Rain

Purple Rain

Focal
(3 images)
Purple sky

Purple sky

Focal bead
(2 images)
radiation

radiation

A large focal with enamels and some reduction silver glass.
(2 images)
Rain

Rain

Focal
(2 images)
Rain forest

Rain forest

Large focalmad ewith mt favorite silver glass "Triton"and Terra2
(3 images)
Rainbow colors

Rainbow colors

37mm Lentil
(3 images)
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Rapsody

Rapsody

Focal bead
(4 images)
Red Berry

Red Berry

This is a focal made with shards, stringer and reduction glass, encased in clear.

The bead is 45mmx25mmx10mm

The photos are enlarged to show detail on the beads.
(2 images)
Red Night

Red Night

Focal
(3 images)
Red Tide

Red Tide

This is just a fun bead, and cheerful to look at.
(2 images)
Red Tide

Red Tide

37mm focal
(3 images)
Reflect On Life

Reflect On Life

Focal
(3 images)
Reindeer sky

Reindeer sky

All is white and Christmas is comming closer, the reindeer are out to night!
(4 images)
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Reptile scales!

Reptile scales!

Reptile scales encased in a teardrop pendant made of silvered ivory.
(2 images)
Retro

Retro

Focal
(2 images)
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Retro

Retro

Focal with 3 layers of glass and detail.
(2 images)
Retro Red

Retro Red

Focal
(2 images)
Ribbon and flowers

Ribbon and flowers

Focal bead!
(2 images)
Ribbons

Ribbons

Focal 37mm lentil
(3 images)
Ripples in the Water

Ripples in the Water

Focal
(3 images)
Romancing the rose

Romancing the rose

focal
(3 images)
Rosalee

Rosalee

Focal bead
(2 images)
Rose

Rose

Focal bead 37mm
(3 images)
Rose on the River

Rose on the River

Focal 37mm Lentil
(4 images)
Roses

Roses

Set of beads
(3 images)
Roses

Roses

Focal bead
(2 images)
Rouge

Rouge

A focal bead with reds orange, enamel handmade murinni and stringer.

A great focal for the autumn season.

Dimension 30mmx28mmx8mm
(2 images)
Rubine

Rubine

Focal bead
(2 images)
Sabi sands

Sabi sands

A nice earthy focal with enamels, fine stringerwork, a handmade murinni and transparent dots.

Dimensions 49mmx23mmx5mm
(3 images)
Salad Servers

Salad Servers

lampwork beads on salad servers
(2 images)
Sandblast forest leaf

Sandblast forest leaf

focal
(2 images)
Sands of time

Sands of time

Focal 37mm Lentil
(4 images)
Say Cheese!

Say Cheese!

A cheese set with lampworked beads.
(2 images)
Scrolls

Scrolls

Nyx twisty on black glass with silver foil.
(1 image)
Sea Jewel

Sea Jewel

Focal
(3 images)
Sherbet

Sherbet

6 beads and a focal to match.
(3 images)
Shimmer and Shine

Shimmer and Shine

Focal bead
(2 images)
Shimmer on the water

Shimmer on the water

Round beads with NYX wound around them, it leaves a incredible metalic shine.
(1 image)
Shimmer on the Water

Shimmer on the Water

large lentil focal
(4 images)
Shimmer on the water

Shimmer on the water

Focal!
(3 images)
Shimmer!

Shimmer!

A fairly plain but to me still interesting bead!
(1 image)
Sigi's

Sigi's

This set was made for Sigi and hope she likes it!
(2 images)
Silver fling

Silver fling

A focal with silver mesh, leaf and clay!
(1 image)
Silver forest

Silver forest

This is a very metallic set but dificult to photograph!
will be up on ebay!
(4 images)
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Silver Illusions

Silver Illusions

Focal!
(1 image)
Silver lines

Silver lines

focal
(2 images)
Silver mask

Silver mask

A sculpted african mask made of moretti glass with pure silver overlay
(3 images)
Silver moon

Silver moon

My first bead with silver overlay paste.
(1 image)
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Silver River

Silver River

Focal
(2 images)
Silver River

Silver River

focal bead!
(2 images)
Simplicity

Simplicity

Focal
(1 image)
Skeleton back

Skeleton back

A focal bead earily beautiful! Made of moretti glass and lots of enamels with gold reduction stringer for a metalic shine.

Dimension 32mmx28mmx7mm
(4 images)
Snow scenery

Snow scenery

I have been inpired by talk of snow, and some Christmas cards I bought.
(1 image)
Soft Touch

Soft Touch

Focal bead!
(1 image)
Something Fishy!

Something Fishy!

Focal set!
(3 images)
Soul Delight

Soul Delight

A set of 5 round beads 20mm
(2 images)
Spanish Dancer

Spanish Dancer

Focal
(3 images)
Spanish Night

Spanish Night

Focal
(1 image)
Spice balls!

Spice balls!

Hot and spicy, is what comes to mind,I'm mad about this color.
(2 images)
Splish Splash

Splish Splash

This has the feeling of water droplets falling in a pond!
(2 images)
Square dance

Square dance

Focal
(2 images)
Starking Red

Starking Red

XL lentil shaped focal
(3 images)
Storm

Storm

Out at sea the waves are building ever higher, lightning crosses the sky, we take comfort in the thought that tommorow the sun will shine again
(2 images, 1 sub-page)
Stormy Ocean

Stormy Ocean

37mm lentil
(3 images)
Sugar spoons

Sugar spoons

Some sugar spoons with lampworked beads
(2 images)
Summer Blues

Summer Blues

focal set
(2 images)
Summer Butterfly

Summer Butterfly

Focal
(1 image)
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Summer Days

Summer Days

Focal
(3 images)
Summer Flight

Summer Flight

Focal
(2 images)
Summer party

Summer party

Focal bead
(2 images)
Sun

Sun

Focal
(2 images)
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Sun Bead

Sun Bead

Focal
(4 images)
Sun Dance!

Sun Dance!

Focal set
(2 images)
Sunflower

Sunflower

A 2some focal set.
(2 images)
Sunny Days

Sunny Days

focal
(4 images)
Sunshine

Sunshine

Focal
(3 images)
Surface

Surface

A focal bead with copper mesh and reduction silver glass.
(2 images)
Swan

Swan



An elegant sculptured focal of a swan, created with ivory glass,canyon de chelley and beige and white enamel, It is a great piece for collectors.

Dimension 33mmwidex42mmlong
(2 images)
Swan art

Swan art

A arty rustic sculptured focal of a swan.

Dimension 33mmwidex42mmlong
(2 images)
Swan love

Swan love

The swan's magestic beauty sings a song of love...

Ivory glass, goldstone detail, and some silvered ivory.

Dimensions43mm40mm
(4 images)
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Swan song

Swan song

An elegant sculptural focal bead of a swan.
A great piece for a bead collector.

Dimensions 42mm long x23mm wide
(2 images)
Tall Flowers

Tall Flowers

Cigar shaped bead.
(3 images)
Tangerine

Tangerine

Focal
(3 images)
Tapestry

Tapestry

Focal bead
(3 images)
Tear drop

Tear drop

I have made this focal bead with terra2, enamels, fine stringerwork and silver glass the suface is quite reflective, and the colors of the terra are wonderful.
(2 images)
Tear drop

Tear drop

A mystical tear drop from the weeping willow tree, rarely seen by anyone never by humans until now......

Dimensions 44mm x 13mm
(2 images)
Teardrop pendant

Teardrop pendant

Teardrop pendant
(3 images)
Teardrop pendant II

Teardrop pendant II

Focal!
(3 images)
The Crest

The Crest

Large lentil focal bead 39mm
(2 images)
The Eye of the beholder

The Eye of the beholder

Focal
(4 images)
The Fish and the Lillies

The Fish and the Lillies

focal
(3 images)
The occular emerald

The occular emerald

37mm Focal bead with set to match
(3 images)
The Purple Dream

The Purple Dream

Focal
(2 images)
The Ripple effect

The Ripple effect

Focal
(3 images)
The storm

The storm

37mm lentil focal
(4 images)
The Vase

The Vase

A focal bead
(2 images)
Totem faces

Totem faces

Having a ball making totem beads!
(1 image)
Transcendental

Transcendental

Focal 37mm Lentil shape
(4 images)
Transition

Transition

Focal bead
(2 images)
Treasure

Treasure

Focal bead
(3 images)
Triton bubbleball

Triton bubbleball

Just a nice big ball made with some triton glass in it and ivory with intense black.
(1 image)
Turkish delight

Turkish delight

focal set
(2 images)
Turquoise delight

Turquoise delight

The beads are encased and have a lot of depth.
(3 images)
Turquoise Rose

Turquoise Rose

Roses!
(2 images)
Tuscan Rose

Tuscan Rose

37mm lentil shaped focal
(3 images)
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Tuscan Rose II

Tuscan Rose II

Focal
(2 images)
Tuscan Rose III

Tuscan Rose III

Focal
(2 images)
Twist and shout

Twist and shout

Twisty focal bead
(3 images)
twisted ribbon

twisted ribbon

Focal
(2 images)
Twister

Twister

A focal
(2 images)
Two some

Two some

Little focal set!
(3 images)
Ultravox

Ultravox

A focal with a high metallic lustre and ribbons of blue aventurine inbetween.

dimensions 37mm x 20mm
(2 images)
Underwater Glimmer

Underwater Glimmer

focal
(2 images)
Viola

Viola

Focal
(2 images)
Wacky!!

Wacky!!

Silver mesh and silver glass focal
(3 images)
Water and Fire

Water and Fire

Focal bead
(3 images)
Water Bloom

Water Bloom

Large focal
(5 images)
Water drops

Water drops

Focal bead!
(2 images)
Water series

Water series

Focal
(3 images)
Waves

Waves

Some organic beads today
(2 images)
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Whirlwind

Whirlwind

Focal
(2 images)
Whisper

Whisper

An autumn focal with flower detail.Made with silverleaf and enamels.
Dimensions 44mmx25mmx08mm
(3 images)
Whisper in the wind

Whisper in the wind

A focal with enamels and flowre detail
(2 images)
Wild flowers

Wild flowers

This pendant bead has silverleaf Terranova-II, handmade twisties, handmade murinni and is finished off with sterling silver bali beads.

Dimensions 47mm23mm
Total lenght 83mm
(3 images)
Wild river

Wild river

A focal
(2 images)
Window

Window

(2 images)
Window

Window

Focal
(2 images)
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Winking Owl

Winking Owl

Everybody loves owls, of which I am one, We have 2 Barn owls living in our chimneys, so here is my little sleepy owl, made with moretti glass and enamels and the eyes are made with handmade murinni.
(3 images)
Winter Berries and blooms

Winter Berries and blooms

Focal bead
(2 images)
Winter scene

Winter scene

I have been inpired by talk of snow, and some Christmas cards I bought.
(1 image)
Woodgrain focal

Woodgrain focal

Pleated detail, terra frit, and encased!
(3 images)
Zig Zag

Zig Zag

focal 37mm
(4 images)

 Artist:   Astrid Riedel  Contact Artist 
Astrid Riedel
Thanks for taking a look at my beads. If you would like to purchase any of my current beads go to my items on Etsy See you there Astrid!

http://AstridRiedel.etsy.com



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