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Winding down the year

So, it’s been a busy December! I hope all of you have a wonderful holiday season. I want to take a moment to thank all my fabulous customers for their support this year. Thank you, thank you, thank you. You’re … Continue reading

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A little glitter for the season

While many are ready to celebrate the various winter holidays, I thought I’d pay homage be making beads with dichroic glass – a sparkling wonder of glass.

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It’s that time of year

Time for Abundance Auctions! These auctions are a result of me cleaning out my bead box and sharing the love.  There are three of these going on now – one for focals, one for disks, and one for round and … Continue reading

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An auction for The Red Cross

Our friends on the East coast are reeling from Hurricane Sandy. I’m running an auction, the proceeds of which will go to The Red Cross. 100% of the money will go to them. You can see the auction here. I … Continue reading

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Changes and things final…

So, it’s been a long several weeks. On September 25th, my Mother, also known as “The Mom”, passed away. Gratefully, she wasn’t ill. She passed away while watching baseball and having a snack. My Mother was a little over 89 … Continue reading

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My beads in the hands of a gifted designer…

Cynthia Hass Bishop made these amazing necklaces with beads she purchased from me. I am in awe of the beauty of the design. She makes the beads look so good. Ah, lovely!

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Happy September!

Yes, I know it’s mid-September. Ah well. Better late than never in this case. I’ve been on a large lentil kick lately. It’s funny how that goes. I’ll make dozens for a while and then none for a long while. … Continue reading

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Dog days of summer.

We’re whining a bit about the heat this week. Yeah, I know it’s pointless, but there you have it. The Pacific Northwest doesn’t get that hot too often, at least on the west side of the mountains. We hit 90 … Continue reading

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New beads and classes for Bert!

So, Bert, our wonderful Aussie had his first obedience class today. We want to work on recall. I want him to come always, mainly for his safety. Pam, his new teacher, thought he might be deaf because he’s a white … Continue reading

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New beads this week.

I’m back at the torch, in body and mind. Last week was a challenge. Anyway, I’m making organic focal beads this week. It wasn’t planned; it’s just the way things rolled this week.

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