Here’s the finished beetle along with its necklace. I had some black water jasper stones that also inspired me to make this necklace, but it took a while for me to figure out how to make it all work together…enjoy!
Cottonwood Tree Borer-detail © 2014 Karen A. Johnson
A Study in Contrast- Cottonwood Tree Borer necklace-polymer clay, black water jasper, black onyx, sterling silver and misc. beads © 2014 Karen A. Johnson
CTB final sideview © 2014 Karen A. Johnson
CTB final ventral view © 2014 Karen A. Johnson