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
After a treasure hunting trip through a bucket of fun spirited plastic beads, Lisa creates a “charm” bracelet to remind her of the experience!
About.com Jewelry Making
Carpel Tunnel Sydrome is not a new issue for jewelry designers, but here are some resources that may help.
Art Bead Scene
Art Bead Scene Editor Heather Powers shows how she organized her studio for $45!
Cyndi worked out a pattern for a simple but pretty floral seed bead chain!
Carmi’s Art/Life World
A few word charms by the cash register are the inspiration for a new brooch.
Cindy Gimbrone aka Lampwork Diva
A seed catalog keeps Cindy’s inspiration alive. The result is a Victorian Garden Bee Skep bead.
Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie reviews a delighful new multi-media book by Sherri Haab
Snap Out of It, Jean! There’s Beading to be Done!
Spring really arrived here, FINALLY, and Jean was inspired to create some colorful, sparkly CZ jewelry with the beautiful components she found at Artbeads!
The Art and Writing of Andrew Thornton
Just back from a whirlwind adventure in Hawaii, Andrew shares his experience in paradise and spotlights some bead-making talents.