Good morning, Beady Readers! Wondering what’s going on in the bead and jewelry world? Take a peek at our links and see…..
A Bead A Day
Lisa’s “Swarovski Summer Picnic” project is progressing. The only thing missing are the crystally butterflies!!
About.com Jewelry Making
School’s out for summer, but is it really? Nope, not when you can take one of these free jewelry making e-courses.
Art Bead Scene
Art Bead Scene’s monthly challenge painting for July is the Lascaux Cave Paintings. Get your stash of beads out in ivory, red and brown to match the color palette of these ancient drawings.
Wonderful wonderful wonderful new CopprClay! Cyndi is so excited about this new material that she can’t stop playing with it!
Carmi’s Art/Life World
Carmi attempts to create a necklace after a resin pouring disaster.
Cindy Gimbrone aka Lampwork Diva
Cindy shows off some new chain and realizes one should never shop for jeans on her lunch hour.
Check out the 2009 Bead Cruise design contest winners!
Jean Campbell Ink: Eureka!
Jean Campbell finished off her new LeTemps Necklace design which marries bling to grunge. Hurray!
Lorelei’s Blog: Inside the Studio
Lorelei has busted out of the studio and into the Museum of Art for a trunk show.
Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!
Jean reviews a different, colorful, and inspiring book called Glass, by Marlene Blessing and Jamie Hogsett
Strands of Beads
Melissa talks about where to find reliable information on copyrights – the U.S. Copyright Office, of course!
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Challenging himself with a smaller scale, Andrew tackles doll jewelry. Check out five new designs with dolls in mind!