I can honestly say that I have yet to meet a bracelet making project that I didn't love. Beaded bracelets are what I go to when I need to get out of a creative funk, or to recharge my beading batteries. Very often, I find inspiration for new necklace making projects by making a new beaded bracelet...
Dec 4, 2013
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The Tucson bead shows are always a blast. A nd this year was no exception. I attended the To Bead True Blue show, the Best Bead show, and the Whole Bead show--a mere sampling of the dozens of bead, gem, and fossil shows that occur every year at this time. I go to the Tucson shows for two main reasons...
Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine
Feb 6, 2012
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Beading and saving money are two topics near and dear to my heart. My Celestial Sparkle necklace was inspired when I could only afford a single strand of borosilicate beads. I wanted to showcase them in a necklace, but everyone who saw the tiny strand said I should just give up and make a bracelet. Luckily...
Jul 11, 2008
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