Fabric-free beaded crystal, glass and metal dress.
This fabric free retro frock design is made from over 10,000 Austrian Swarvoski crystal, Chinese glass beads and silver findings. It took two people over 8 months to complete, starting with all the flower components which were made while lying flat on my back.
Each flower center is made with 20mm Chinese crystal and then surrounded by multi-colored Austrian Swarovksi crystal beads which I wove onto small silver filigree findings. Thousands of black Chinese glass beads were then used to connect the flowers together. All the accessories I made from vintage and modern Swarvoski beads.