Beaded Boxes

"Casey, My Parakeet"

Peyote Stitch

Three dimensional Peyote stitch parakeet box opens in the middle, head rotates, and has a hollow interior compartment.

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"Frankie, My Parakeet"

Peyote Stitch

Three dimensional Peyote stitch parakeet box opens in the middle, head rotates, and has a hollow interior compartment.

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"The Suitcase"

Right Angle Weave

Cubic right angle weave box opens to reveal a beaded hangar, with beaded bra. The bra is worked in Peyote stitch and has a beaded clasp in the back.

Suitcase Open Suitcase Upright Suitcase Closed

Cubic right angle weave box opens to reveal a polka dot interior, beaded mirror, Ultrasuede® beaded pouch, metal comb and beaded keys.

"The Vanity Case"

Right Angle Weave

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"Roof Top Garden"

Right Angle Weave

Double layered right angle weave box with a fitted fringed lid.

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Double layered right angle weave boxes with a fitted fringed lid. Additional pictures show miniature and micro-miniature versions of the treasure boxes.

"Treasure Box"

Right Angle Weave

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The tiniest boxes are made from vintage seed bead sizes 18/0 to 22/0. The lids all open. The smallest box is 1/8 inch wide by 3/16 inch high including the lid.

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"Book Box"

Right Angle Weave

Three dimensional right angle weave box measures approximately 1 3/8 x 1 1/2 inch. Holds a beaded envelope that opens.

Book Box Upright Book Box Opened Book Box Flat

"Green House"

 

 

Worked in double-sided right angle weave. The "Green House" is made with 15/0 seed beads. It measures 1 ½ x 1 ½ x 1 ¾ inches high. A cubic right angle weave strip can be extended from inside the "Green House". A Peyote black bird sits on top of the roof. The roof opens.

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"Aquarium"

 

 

Worked in double-sided right angle weave. The "Aquarium" is made with 15/0 seed beads. It measures 2 x 1 ½ x 1 ¼ inches deep. Seven double-sided right angle weave panels extend from inside the "Aquarium". A Peyote gold fish sits on top of the fish tank.

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"Bead Embroidered Frog Box"

The box measures 5 7/8" wide x 4 1/2" deep x 4" high. It is made with 15/0 seed beads and a few assorted special beads. I have named my design, "Sunrise Over the Frog Pond". There are three dimensional beaded stump work elements on the box design. The frogs and the flower petals stand out from the background. The box is made from Ultrasuede®, pellon and batting. It is worked in bead embroidery.

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"It's Magic" is my original design of a beaded magic box that is a real magic trick. It is made completely in cubic right angle weave with size 15/0 seed beads. It is 2" high x 3 1/2" long. Open the box. Place an object inside. Close the box. When the box is opened again, the object actually disappears. Close the box. When the box is opened, the item re-appears. See my youtube video for a demonstration of "It's Magic". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3CPKrY5Cz0

"Beaded Magic Box"

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I love watching TV. So I have designed a cubic right angle version of an old TV set. This TV set opens at the top and has vintage cubic right angle weave programs stored inside. There are five different cubic right angle weave slides with a different design on the front and the back of each one. The programs can be rotated to the front for viewing on the TV screen. The TV set measures 2" across by 2 1/4" by 1 1/8". It is worked in size 15/0 seed beads. There is an antenna and a plug. This TV is always "on", even though it is not plugged in.

"My TV Set"

Televison Front Televison Back Television Panels 1 Television Panels 2 Television Panel Storage Television Panels 3 Television Lucy Television Rod Serling

"My Yellow Parakeet,"Jesse"

"Jesse" is my 5 year old yellow and green talking parakeet. His coloring is different from my other beaded parakeets, so I had to re-design my beaded parakeet pattern to match him. He is worked in Peyote stitch in size 15/0 seed beads. He measures 6" long including his tail. He has a jointed head and opens in the middle to reveal an inner compartment. I also took pictures of all my beaded parakeets together. "Casey" was green with a yellow head, "Frankie" was blue and white, and "Jesse" is yellow with a green tummy.

Yellow Parakeet Jesse My parakeet flock with cage My Parakeet Flock

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