For the past 6 seasons (I think) EtsyMetal has these jewelry challenges based on Project Runway. It looks like fun but I never participated, not until today!
Project Runway Jewelry Challenge Season 13: Episode 1
Basically the challenge was to make a piece of jewelry using one or all of the 5 ingredients listed below.
OMBRE (what does that even mean?)
om·bré adjective \ˈäm-ˌbrā\
Definition of OMBRÉ:
having colors or tones that shade into each other —used especially of fabrics in which the color is graduated from light to dark
After learning the definition I knew that I wanted to accept the challenge. I envisioned using metal and texture for my Ombré . So off to my scraps jar I went and dug these out.
Next the design.
Yeah...I am digging this.
File, patina, and get the parts to put it all together.
|Pieces and Parts|
And then you get this...
I did not stick with the original orientation of the design.
Why you ask?
Hmmm...I just did not like it.
Usually before putting all the pieces together
I hold it out in front of me
turn it in all directions.
That is how I decided I liked this orientation the best and so it was.
I like how from the left it starts off with a bunch of circles and then they just disperse into the air. Kind of like entropy but a gradient from more to less and therefore,