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Whilst on holiday this year I found a shop which sold a lot of wrap bracelets. I thought they were lovely but quite expensive so decided to attempt to make one when I got home. To make the bracelet I have used 4mm gold glass beads, brown leather cord, 1 button and fireline to thread […]
This black Goodies hair tie was very plain and needed a little more style. I wrapped a portion of the hair tie with beautiful pastel blue glass beads, white Japanese seeded beads, and to add a little colour I put antique coloured plated metal bead caps around the glass beads. It turned out more vintage […]
First, I made these round beads from off cuts glass. Due to unknown C.O.E. of the glass I couldn’t mix any other colors on the beads hence I made the disc beads to add interest to my piece. I strung some citrine chips on small waxed linen thread in different length with small knots on […]
These lampwork beads were the first in my series of two-two beads featuring an opaque half and a transparent half of the same color. I have made these glass beads from moretti/effetre glass with a trail of fine silver melted through the middle. Swarovski crystals and sterling silver accents finish off the pendant.
First, I made the bead from Italian and American glass on a large mandrel, making the bead hole 3/8″ in size. After it is run annealed, I cut a length of sterling silver tubing just a bit longer than the width of the bead. I hammer at both ends of the tubing until they flare. […]
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