Bringing you all the gossip from the Desperate ABS Neighborhood….
About.com Jewelry Making
Is Etsy passe’ for jewelry designers? Is it time to move on? Google seems to think so.
Art Bead Scene
A kiss inspires the ABS monthly challenge.
A great new way to share our free earring project e-newsletters with your friends.
Carmi’s Art/Life World
Carmi recreates a vintage embroidered brooch using hand sewn linens.
Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie is touched by the golden fingertips of creativity, in part two of her earworm inspiration journey
Jewelry & Beading
Using a bead frame, you can create a special necklace.
Katie’s Beading Blog
Katie’s spreading the beady love with free shipping and a CRYSTALLIZED™ jet twist pendant with your purchase of the new book, Bead & Wire Jewelry Exposed, from her website. Offer ends Thursday, Feb. 19th.
Snap Out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!
The amazing Margot Potter is coming out with a new book, Beyond the Bead, by Margot Potter–next week! Read all about it, here!
Strands of Beads
Melissa ponders how the jewelry of one’s youth informs a designer’s style.
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
On the heels of a trip to Tucson, Andrew shares a glimpse inside the annual Swarovski Party.
Have you heard any good dirt in the beading world? We’d love for you to share!
Gossiped…errr…reported by Cindy Gimbrone, The Desperate ABS Editor.