It’s been a busy week, beading, blogging, and just living life. Click. Read. Bead.
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Andrew gets in touch with his inner “Calder” and hammers some wire with Kate McKinnon and Dustin Wedekind.
Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie explores the old craft of paper quilling in an experiment combining the technique with resin for jewelry.
Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!
Jean reviews a comforting and beautiful book for beaders which she herself has often turned to as a “bridge over troubled waters”: Beading for the Soul, by Deborah Cannarella
A Bead A Day
A 1 minute jewelry project? Lisa shares a swarovski component that can be used to make a SPARKLY ring!
Beads & Books
Michelle shares a behind-the-scenes look at her work doing technical edits on a jewelry magazine
About.com Jewelry Making
For gemstone fanatics, earrings are the perfect way to enjoy fast projects that include all their favorite stones.
Art Bead Scene
Art Bead Scene loves a wall of beads. Stop by and see if you don’t love it too!
Have you heard of a hair fascinator? Come see what Cyndi put together with a handful of Swarovski crystals and a length of thin gauge wire!
Carmi’s Art/Life World
A new bronze pendant from Artbeads.com inspired this new necklace from Carmi.
Cindy Gimbrone, The Lampwork Diva
Cindy shares her “DO” for the week. Come take a look!
The Bead Dreamer
Book Review: Steel Wire Jewelry. Love alternative materials and modern, whimsical jewelry design? This book is a must have. Project one is an earring wardrobe! Read the review in full.