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Magical Goings on in the Desperate Neighborhood

Lynn has stepped out onto her porch this morning with a famous jewelry maker. How she’s brought him back to life is a dark secret found among her fauxtiques. There seems to be dark magic in her Marakesh.

While the Desperate Editor sneaks into Lynn’s shop to “borrow” Marakesh and uses her Chakra Hand to determine its magical power, let your mind wander into the Bead Blogging World…

About.com Jewelry Making
Are you making Halloween jewelry? Or, is this holiday not a big jewelry time for you?

Art Bead Scene
Win prizes! The ABS Monthly Challenge is filigree.

Bead&Button Magazine
Ann Dee’s looking for photos of Quinceañera jewelry to celebrate Bead&Button’s 15 years

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Shining a Steamy Spotlight on suppliers that sell and make beads and findings that can be used to create steampunk jewelry styles

Jennifer Jangles Blog
Check out the progress being made on Jennifer’s new studio

Jewelry & Beading
Cyndi describes the process of putting together a multistrand necklace that features lots of wrapped-loop dangles.

Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!
TJean talks about the Bead a Day Calendar for 2009 in which she appears, and adds that she also uses Melanie of Earthenwood beads in one of her projects for it! See photos!

Strands of Beads
Melissa interviews lampworker and bead artist Sarah Moran.

Have you heard any good dirt in the beading world? We’d love for you to share!

Gossiped…errr…reported by Cindy Gimbrone, Desperate Neighborhood snoop and glass beadmaker.

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7 Comment

  1. Reply
    LLYYNN
    September 14, 2008 at 12:31 pm

    Welcome to my shop, neighbor – try out the time machine gadget!

  2. Reply
    Cindy Gimbrone
    September 14, 2008 at 3:43 pm

    LOL, Lynn! You can’t escape the Desperate ABS Editor! Her nose is always into everything! LOL!

    Cindy

  3. Reply
    Tammy
    September 14, 2008 at 9:06 pm

    Love the hand, reminds me of toe socks from way back.

  4. Reply
    CreekHiker
    September 14, 2008 at 9:28 pm

    Not sure if this is gossip but I have always wanted to have interviews with favorite artists in my blog and I’ve finally launched that idea with an interview with Gina DeStevens.

    Here’s a link: http://hollysfollybeads.blogspot.com/2008/09/interview-with-gina-de-stevens-of-gmd.html

  5. Reply
    Cindy Gimbrone
    September 14, 2008 at 9:59 pm

    Thanks, Tammy 🙂 Glad you like it.

    Cindy

  6. Reply
    Cindy Gimbrone
    September 14, 2008 at 10:00 pm

    Thanks for sharing your “gossip” Creekhiker. I’ll go have a read 🙂

    Cindy

  7. Reply
    Debrasdezinez
    September 17, 2008 at 4:29 am

    I love reading this blog and I really loved the blog about the Marakesh beads!! I love making things with polymer clay, and I love glass and copper!! Thanks so much for being here ! It’s one of my most favorite sites I really enjoy what you gals are doing ! Keep up the great blogging and featured artist and their work!
    Be Blessed 🙂

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