Oh, the interest and vibrancy of a blue green patina.
I was always attracted to colors like burgundy, dark lavender, midnight blue and black but my mom likes turquoise, aqua, and teal so I always had my eyes peeled for this color and it slowly became my own favorite, showing up in all sorts of projects from paper to jewelry.
I really began to enjoy it when I realized you could get an old, rusty, altered sort of look with it.
Whether it is swiping a dry brush of gesso over green glass, encasing blue jewels in gold clay, applying a patina over copper, wire-wrapping amazonite and teal pearls, I am consistently inspired to use the coolest of the cool!
So here is a collection of my favorite blue green pieces dedicated to my uber talented and inspiring Mom;