Plants and Animals

Second Place Winner

Entrant: Jane Peterson

MATERIALS – Japanese precut silk, Japanese precut metallic fiber, Beadsmith fancy aluminum wire, artistic wire 24 gauge, glass beads

COMMENTS – The basket is made with a Naiki braid with aluminum wire core; Snake braid is Claudia Woolny’s version of a Hira Kara 16 braid. 24 gauge wire was braided into part of the braid to allow it to stand up without other support.