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Designer of the Week: Malin de Koning

Each Monday we feature the Designer of the Week. One of our editors pick their favorite from the Monthly Challenge entries. This week’s featured designer is Malin de Koning!
ABS editor Lorelei Eurto has this to say about Malin’s bracelet, 
“That curved focal is what draws my eye into this piece, as well as the curved
lines in the Klee painting. I love the bright and happy colors Malin uses to emulate the painting. Bead placement is so great, and draws your eye around and around, so many interesting things to look at here! 
Always a fan of mixed media, Malin throws in some soft silk too, and that
addition makes this divine!!”
If you would like to see more of Malin’s jewelry on her Flickr or her blog!
 
This month’s challenge “Insula Dulcamara” by Paul Klee.

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13 Comment

  1. Reply
    mairedodd
    April 26, 2010 at 10:48 am

    congratulations malin! wonderful selection for designer – this piece is wonderful…

  2. Reply
    Barbara Lewis
    April 26, 2010 at 11:08 am

    Malin, Congratulations! This piece is so original. Lorelei has a good eye!

  3. Reply
    TesoriTrovati
    April 26, 2010 at 1:20 pm

    Congratulations Malin! I love the way the color and the shape evoke the inspiration painting. Enjoy the day! Erin

  4. Reply
    Malin de Koning
    April 26, 2010 at 6:14 pm

    Thank you all!

  5. Reply
    Mark de Koning
    April 26, 2010 at 6:42 pm

    Well done darlin'. I am very proud of you!

  6. Reply
    Maria Palito
    April 26, 2010 at 8:27 pm

    Really nice!!!

  7. Reply
    missficklemedia.com
    April 27, 2010 at 12:57 am

    I love Malin's style of mixing up bits and pieces to create something wonderful! her blog is a joy to read also.

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    cheap jewelry making supplies
    April 27, 2010 at 7:19 am

    fantastic bracelet Malin! keep up the good work…really awesome!

  9. Reply
    m.e.
    April 27, 2010 at 12:12 pm

    Perfect pick !!!
    this is an extraordinary design !!!
    LOVE it !!!
    m.e. 🙂

  10. Reply
    maneki
    April 27, 2010 at 4:04 pm

    Grattis! It's a lovely and creative piece, an original design. 😀

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    Ginny Henley
    April 28, 2010 at 10:07 pm

    Have been out of town and came home to a broken computer. What a wonderful treat to see you as Designer of the Week. You go girl!!
    Love what you did with that polymer squiggle. All of a sudden it became important and a thing of beauty. That's talent!

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    Malin de Koning
    April 29, 2010 at 10:03 am

    Ginny, I owe you!!!! You inspired me with your beautiful beads and wonderfully generous way of sharing your knowledge. Thank you so much!

  13. Reply
    Janet
    April 30, 2010 at 5:01 am

    This is just so lovely!!

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