Category Archives: Beady Goodness

Bead, naturally.

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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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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New beads up!

New beads on eBay, Monday, June 11th! Clinton, shimmery blues. Oh, yeah!

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Time warp in bead land.

I have no idea where this week went. It was a weird one, that’s for sure. Mostly boring equipment failures, odd things breaking, all manner of strange. Thankfully, I was able to finally get to the torch and make some … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle…

So, I had no satellite internet last week. On the bright side, I got to use dial-up. Yes, dial-up still exists. ~sigh~ It’s not pretty. The great news is that I have access now and I’m pretty thrilled. Here’s some … Continue reading

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Surprise! More silver glass beads!

Ah, I love my job! I purchased¬† Amy Kinsch’s Webbing Tutorial. This technique is so much fun to play with! Love! Here’s one of the beads I made with this technique: and one of my mixed neutral-based beads I really … Continue reading

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