Show Me Sunday!

Last week, I asked for examples of handmade art beads and components in blue tones.  I received many links to great items, thanks so much!  Here are four of those items.These lovely items can be found at the following links:

Forget Me Not polymer beads by Continuum Designs
Handmade blueberry colored ceramic button by White Clover Kiln 
Copper and turquoise rectangle components by SLA Artisan
Set of Handmade lampwork glass beads by Glassbead

  But I still want to see more!  Do you have any great
blue beads that you have made or have seen?  Leave a link here in the
comments and I may pick it to show on the blog next week.  

And here is what some of our beady blogger friends are up to this week:

A Bead A Day

Making jewelry by candlelight? Lisa shares a project she made when the power went out. 

About.com Jewelry Making

Lisa Niven Kelly is featured in About.com Jewelry Making’s July jewelry designer interview.

Art Bead Scene

Art Bead Scene introduces a new monthly
challenge with a Picasso painting with an added twist to benefit the
7000 Bracelets Project

Beading Arts

July begins with a bang…along with a Beading Arts celebration of all things gemstone and pearl!

Carmi’s Art/Life World

Carmi makes a special necklace on her day off featuring Klimt!

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles

Check out the treasures that Melanie picked up at the Bead & Button show in this series of blog posts.

Resin Crafts!

This week on Resin Crafts blog there is a very unique post about pouring resin into a petal shaped component.

Snap out of it, Jean! There’s Beading to be Done!

Jean is speechless at the beauty of the “Bead Soup” which her partner Dana Hickey has sent her! You will love it too!  

Melanie Brooks is the ceramic beadmaker behind Earthenwood Studio, who blogs from her Metro Detroit, Michigan home.

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5 Comment

  1. Gelly
    July 8, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    My Crab on the beach has several shades of blue, along with tans, creams, & greens. https://www.etsy.com/listing/103139254/handmade-lampwork-glass-big-hole-bead

  2. NPedersen
    July 9, 2012 at 1:43 am


    Forgive me, but I am new to blogging and I do not know how to paste a picture into this box but I have some blue druzy agate beads I used to make a bracelet along with some Swarovski bicone beads.

    Your items are stunning!

  3. storage solutions
    July 9, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    Those are just lovely! It love your bead works. Do you have some green jewelries? I really adore green. Excellent post!

  4. stacilouise
    July 9, 2012 at 7:54 pm

    Thanks for featuring my earring components:)


  5. Anna Weller
    July 9, 2012 at 10:18 pm


    Big Bead Little Bead is a UK-based online bead shop and we proudly represent and support artist beadmakers in different media. New to us is the lampwork artist, Carole Hughes. Several of her latest beads are luscious and blue, including this shard wrapped focal and this pair of silver and chalcedony blue lentils.

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