As soon as Lindsay posted photos of these beauties they reminded me of aboriginal art. Probably because of the dots she painted on them but the colors and the fact that they were leather just made me think of aboriginal/tribal jewelry. As soon as my cabochon arrived I knew exactly what I would make-a talisman type necklace with a tribal/aboriginal feel to it.
I was so excited to get started that I completely forgot to photograph it BEFORE I beaded around it. So here it is after beading and before completing the necklace.
When I beaded around the cabochon I chose some small wooden beads to use around the outer edge that have the look of bone which ties everything in nicely since I decided to hang everything from a deer antler.
I can't wait to see what all the participants have created with their leather cabochons.
Here's the list of everyone who is playing along this month: