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Check out bonanza for beads and jewelry

Tomorrow my items will be listed at this new and unique site called Bonanza. Check it out on the Fourth of July! http://www.bonanza.com/booths/judyrbon_123

AJE Firefly Challenge reveal

Last month I won one of Jen Cameron ‘s Firefly beads as part of the Art Jewelry Elements quarterly theme challenge. Today is the day to reveal my design, and in typical fashion, I have waited until the very last minute to make something (in my defence, it’s been a busy month, and my weekend was filled with dance and gymnastics competitions—not me, my daughters!—and now it’s school holidays). 454 more words


A study in frustration.

It’s been a rough 3 or 4 years. The Lawsuit took a lot out of me and remodeling the kitchen last summer was the last straw. 628 more words

Notes From The Studio

Picante Chili Pepper Earrings

I think I may have mentioned before how much I love lampwork beads.  How much fun are these earrings? They are a quirky addition to many of my outfits, and are especially fun when participating in your local five alarm chili cook off! 12 more words

rounding the corner

You know that place where the finish line is finally within sight, and you just need to GET THERE? Your legs have no feeling in them, you’re sucking wind, sweating profusely, you want to throw up, or maybe die, and you start to make these really elaborate bargains with yourself and anyone who will listen…? 536 more words

Glass Beadmaking

ABS June Challenge - Leaves: Five Countries, Three Continents

Art Bead Scene ( http://www.artbeadscene.blogspot.com ) offered a wonderful leafy challenge this month. Click on the url to see this month’s challenge.

I used beads from five countries and three continents in my response to the challenge. 193 more words


Beads for Africa ...

Yes, these are actually going to Africa on our newly designed swizzle sticks with the big five. They were lots of fun to make and exciting to take out of the kiln this morning. 28 more words

Jewelry Beading Designers