Some of you might remember Cynthia Newcomer Daniel from last summer when I showed off her amazing beaded necklace entry in the Battle of the Beadsmith. I admire the way Cynthia makes those little seed beads of hers do the most amazing things like mimicking needle-woven lace. Her self-supporting bangle...
Jan 25, 2013
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Today is 12.12.12! We're almost halfway through December, and there are less than three weeks left in 2012. I always get a little nostalgic in December, and I usually take some time to meditate and reflect on all the wonderful things that have happened during the year. This year is no different,...
Dec 12, 2012
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How to Combine Beadwork and Metal I gave a lecture on designing Steampunk jewelry at my local bead society a couple weeks ago. I showed lots of stunning pictures and pointed out the different types of materials to use when working in this style. The photos all contained wired, riveted, strung, and chemically...