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Bead Table Wednesday 3-30-11

Photos of my actual bead table were just coming out too dark and terrible, so I moved some of the stuff to my light box. I do want my blog to be a pleasant place to visit and dark, horrible … Continue reading

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Bead Table Wednesday 3-16-11

I’ve been a bead table Wednesday drop-out the past two weeks, but I’m back today. And here’s what’s going on. Lots of handmade long ear wires – copper and silver A copper and brass bracelet that is almost done. I … Continue reading

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Bead Table Wednesday 2-16-11

Here’s what’s going on right now. Notice in the upper left corner – actual finished pieces of mixed metal jewelry! The first to come off the presses after a very long process and what feels like a long time. They … Continue reading

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Soldering Stations

These are the soldering stations at Penland in the Lower Metals studio.  They are empty at the moment, but generally throughout the day people are coming and going, using the torches to anneal metal or to solder, and it’s a … Continue reading

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My Pliers

These are my pliers – I use them for beadwork, wirework, and metal.  When I first starting beading, I only had two pair of pliers and one cutter.  Over the years, as I sought to learn new techniques or finish … Continue reading

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My Bead Stash

This is the cabinet where I store most of my beads.  Here you can see a good bit of them – not all.  I store them in divided plastic containers sorted by color.  In some cases, within a color range, … Continue reading

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