contemporary beadwork jewelry textile

Monday, December 23, 2013

Art to play

Knüpferli !
When I was a child we used to play with this toy which was found in the 1950s !!!
It´s available still, and I had to order some for children gifts.

needless to say that I had to test it, before packing....what a fun !

Have wonderful and relaxed Christmas days !

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

70. Birthday! congratulations!

Thank´s for some great Stones - Songs, like Satisfaction , Wild horses, Gimme shelter... 
Doesn´t he look gorgeous?

foto: apa/epa/arrizabalaga

"The worst kind of guy": Keith Richards  ... ANSICHTSSACHE | KARL GEDLICKA
enjoy this gorgeous collection of Videos :

Monday, December 16, 2013

the future needs fixing

I came across this  tool, and always interested in such chaotic crafting projects, I had to order some immediately! 

....and here´s how I used it so far:

have a look at the charming philosophy behind....

Thursday, December 5, 2013

All that Gold ....das ganze Gold....

Es ist diese Zeit im Jahr, wo`s überall glitzert und glänzt.....auch bei Donauluft
verschiedene Arten von "goldenen" Glasperlen Ohrringen:

It´s the sparkling time of the year.. so also at Donauluft´s
different kinds of "golden " Glass bead - earrings:

"lined" beads ...die Vergoldung liegt im Inneren der ansonsten durchsichtigen Perlen
                        the gilding is inside the transparent beads

eardangles with hooks 14ct gold    ....available here and here
Ohrhänger..Haken aus Gold 14ct

eardangles with hooks 8ct gold   ...available here and here
Ohrhänger..Haken aus Gold 8ct

Gold plated beads, rarely and expensive :

Tropfenförmig 24ct feuervergoldet...satin matt   ...available here and here
drop shaped 24ct fire gilded satin matt

Thursday, November 28, 2013

viel versprechender Himmel - promising sky

7.00  Sternenklar ! - starry !
8.30.....grau in grau  - grey and drab

Monday, November 25, 2013


alles an einem Platz... Werkstatt - Ausstellungsfläche - Aufbewahrung !

all in one place, studio - exhibition space - storage
It is kind of laborious not to have a well organized studio, but these times are gone. Now it is no problem to show my jewelry to visitors. No more boxes in different drawers in different bins......

Vitrinen Verschluss, handgefertigt aus Silber und Holz
Closure, handmade from Silver and wood

Closure Detail

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Ohrstecker - ear studs

Ohrstecker in verschiedenen Farben und Grössen!
auf Donauluft  Dawanda und Etsy!
ear studs in a variety of colors and sizes....

Saturday, November 16, 2013

House of Recollections

Art Deco Fashion by Thongbai Tatong

Art deco fashion, black and grey flapper dress, Great Gatsby dress, Downton Abbey dress, 1920s flapper dress, black party dress drop waist

Flapper Dress

....for all lovers of the roaring twenties!
dont miss to visit Bai´s wonderful Shop

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

suggested styling

1. elegante Tasche von  gö ledermanufaktur
2. Loop von  Prächtiges
3. Ohrstecker Gelbgold von Auratus
4. Strickkleid von vincente

mehr " suggested stylings" hier

Saturday, November 9, 2013


Its a special charm the autumnal garden radiates........

new garden inhabitants :  apricot tree and plum tree .....  planted 2 weeks ago
quite optimistic dimension of the trellis....hope the little trees are not scared by the expected growth!

Monday, October 28, 2013

the " Dots " Collection part 1

These are finished, others still on my working table.... some neutrals will follow soon in grey and beige tones, but I couldn´t resist to list a few already

Friday, October 11, 2013


Work in earring series in different colors

some more to come, great weekend all!

Sunday, October 6, 2013

accidentally found ! my treasury on etsy´s European front page!

The days are over, when a beautiful, outstanding treasury you curated, had a reasonable chance to reach Front page! All the more I was thrilled to notice, it happened ....

Here you can find the shop links !

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

letzte Sonnenstrahlen - last rays of sun

Setzlinge von Oleander and Lavendel - seedlings of oleander and lavender

Don´t worry, this is not going to be a garden blog, just a little ramble through the garden at the end of summer. In the background you can see my self built compost bin.

a beautiful assembly, created by two little visitors, 2 and 7 years old !

more visitors....