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Designer of the Week: Melissa Meman

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 Melissa Meman!

ABS editor Lorelei Eurto had this to say about Melissa’s entry for this week’s challenge: ” As soon as I saw the large pink flower, I was captivated. Once I went in for a closer look and discovered all of the detail, the wire wrapping, and intricate way Melissa put these earrings together, I knew these would be my pick for this week! I adore the color similarities between the Lautrec painting and the earrings.  The shape of the petals mimic the dancer’s dress and the detailing on the lampwork glass beads is a great correlation to the depth of detail in the painting.  It’s no surprise to learn that Lautrec is one of Melissa’s favorite paintings. These earrings say it all!”

Check out more of Melissa’s lovelies at her Flickr page
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10 Comment

  1. Reply
    Barbara Lewis
    June 14, 2010 at 6:05 pm

    Hurray, Melissa! These are beautiful! Congratulations … well deserved!

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    Christina J.
    June 14, 2010 at 6:05 pm

    Very intricate and beautiful!

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    Jeannie
    June 14, 2010 at 6:08 pm

    Congrats! those are FAB.

  4. Reply
    Cindy
    June 14, 2010 at 8:32 pm

    What a great pick for the week…. I agree, Melissa's wirework is fabulous!! I've always loved how she makes these wire/beaded flowers, they're just gorgeous!

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    Kate
    June 14, 2010 at 9:08 pm

    Congratulations Melissa! They are beautiful!

    Kate

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    Christine's Beadworks
    June 15, 2010 at 12:11 pm

    Beautiful and great attention to detail.

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    Alice
    June 15, 2010 at 2:13 pm

    These sweet earrings are beautiful! I love the graceful design and gorgeous colors.

    Congratulations Melissa!

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    Heather
    June 15, 2010 at 2:48 pm

    Congratulations Melissa! Wonderful and fun earrings. Those lampwork beads are incredible, your interpretation of Lautrec unique!

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    Pretty Things
    June 15, 2010 at 9:51 pm

    Those are gorgeous and SO well done!

  10. Reply
    Melissa Meman
    June 18, 2010 at 9:16 pm

    Thank you guys so much for all your lovely comments! I have been on vacation all week and just got back to this nice surprise!

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