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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

Honey Lavender Coiled Bangle

My personal theme for the piece is CONTRAST and VARIETY, found in these situations:

1) The contrasting complementary colors of yellow and purple;

2) The contrasting feel of the faceted transparent stones and the opaque smooth ones;

3) The different types of needlelace stitches used to frame and finish each stone: a scalloped edge between beads, laced half-caps on some of the larger beads and the diagonal connectors.

The stones used for this bangle are: AAA faceted lavender and purple amethysts, AAA faceted citrines, a hard to find ice-cube rectangular citrine nugget and also hard to find natural opaque yellow agate.


The bangle was handwoven with more than 38 feet (that's right, 38!!!!) of hair thin gold-filled wire, measures just under 3/4" wide and fits up to 7" wrists. Images & Design Copyright 2005 Eni Oken

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