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Art Bead Palette :: BombPop

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I was browsing Etsy for this month’s Art Bead Palette post and my eye caught the most unusual looking beads from Carol Ann’s shop, BombPop. The textures (and colors, naturally) grabbed me, and the more I looked at them, the more curious I became. These were fascinating!

Turns out, they’re made from a synthetic fabric called Tyvek, and the way Carol Ann has created them, they look like either smooth barrels or an explosion of flower petals. Aren’t they fabulous?

You can see more Tyvek beads here, and all of Carol Ann’s shop here.

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6 Comment

  1. Reply
    Monique (A Half-Baked Notion)
    March 27, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    Wow, these are a very cool variation on fibre beads, Brandi 🙂 Love the colour inspiration!

  2. Reply
    Gaea
    March 27, 2014 at 5:31 pm

    Thay are fabulous and made by a fabulous person! I've been lucky enough to have a stash of her beautiful beads! They are so light but durable! Love Carol Ann!

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    Norbel Marolla
    March 27, 2014 at 6:25 pm

    I am so glad to see you have noticed Carol Ann's Tyvek Beads. I think they are some of the coolest new technique beads I've seen in a long time. The first necklace and earring set I made with them just sold today, so it's great to see that they are appealing to jewelry buyers, as well. Thanks for the always great info and finds.

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    Claire Lockwood
    March 27, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    Wow! Thanks for the introduction to these fabulous beads!

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    Ema Kilroy
    March 28, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    Wow! I love the upcycled nature of these beads. Of course th pop of color is cool. You've created some inspiring palettes!

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    Rebecca
    March 28, 2014 at 5:11 pm

    Wow! These are so cool! Very different, in an excellent way.

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