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Turning Jewelry-Making Inside Out

It should come as no surprise that customers of all ages have recently come into the shop singing the praises of Pixar’s latest movie, Inside Out… 608 more words

Beads & Jewelry-Making

Bead pattern programs

I have been trying out various bead pattern programs. I found Bead Tool 4 to be a great little program. I use it on my PC. 56 more words


Blue Cuff

A new cuff! Rich sky-blue with a centre glass cabochon in a peyote stitch setting. Suede-like lining and snap closures make this a very comfortable cuff.


Golden state

True Californians look up at our dry hillsides and call them “golden.” (Never brown!) And in this beautiful state, it’s now the season of gold. It came a little earlier perhaps because of the drought, but it usually hits right around my birthday in early May. 448 more words


Bead Shopping in Portland

Stores like Dava Beads in Portland Oregon are hard to find these days. It’s a full service, generously-stocked  bead shop. 


Sunny and inviting and scads of beads- something for every one and every budget.   101 more words


Butterfly Wings

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you probably know I love the ceramic beads and pendants made by Natalie Fletcher-Jones at Peruzi… 187 more words


How to Make Glass Bead Bracelets

Glass beads can be divided into 11 parts, including the popular cat eye beads, czech glass beads, electroplate glass beads and glass pearl beads. Mixed color cat eye beads get their name from an unique way they refract light, resembling the oblong center of a cat’s eye. 107 more words