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I'm Eni Oken, artist and author of hundreds of articles, tutorials and books in print and online. For over 30 years I've explored art, color theory, fantasy and ornamental design.

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

YOJ 2004 Week 16

"Lemon tree, very pretty, and the lemon flower is sweet… ".

My mother loves tea and teapots. When I got these hard-to-find faceted lemon quartz beads, I immediately made a note-to-self to create a tea themed piece. It took me some time to find the right charms with little teapots, and the centerpiece which is the tinniest 3 -dimensional tea set, complete with sugar bowl and creamer.

Lemon Tea Bangle

The bangle was constructed with sterling silver, lemon quartz beads, jade and green garnet beads. To attach the tea set, I had to make holes in it with the smallest of drill bits.

YOJ 2004 Week 17

YOJ 2004 Week 15