I have been looking for creative ways to use my over reduced canes. With this one I reduced it even further then held the ends and twisted the cane and sliced lengthwise. I then dug though my scrap sheets, found a background I liked and made the pod. After I sanded and buffed I added the coiled wire in the center of the pod and used the end of the wire to form the leaf and swirl. I filled the leaf with woven wire and Swarovski bicone crystal beads.
Click on the photo for a closer look. Not all of the over reduced canes end up this well but I'm pleased with this one. I'm working on a couple more that I will show you tomorrow.