Monthly Archives: July 2011

Cuff Bracelet and Bead Blogger Links

I don’t know if I’ve ever made a cuff bracelet before. This may be the first. Plus I used some fabric I’ve had a long time but could not figure out what to do with it. I have a girlfriend … Continue reading

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Book Review: Maggie Meister’s Classical Elegance

Do I really need to say anything? This photograph and all the others from Maggie’s book speak so strongly for themselves, they barely need my words. I have been fortunate enough to see some of Maggie’s work in person. I … Continue reading

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Finding Stuff

I rarely find cool stuff. Where I work is the kind of place that if a leaf falls from a tree five guys are on it with leaf blowers before it hits the ground. So, not much luck there. On … Continue reading

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Solving a Necklace Scale Problem

The two necklaces above are the “after” photos. Even though that’s not the order of the story, I wanted them up top. I made a necklace using the beads on the left and the pendant on the right. I remember … Continue reading

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Enamel Pendant No. 3

In looking back to see what number enamel pendant I was on, I couldn’t believe I had only posted two! So this is enamel pendant number 3. I have 21 more to go to meet the challenge I set for … Continue reading

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Summer Challenge and Beady Links

Source: first-stop.org via Charlene on Pinterest via Pinterest It’s almost time for my first ever challenge – The Long Days of Summer Jewelry Challenge and these are the participants: 1. Andrew Thornton – http://andrew-thornton.blogspot.com/ 2. Andrea Trank – http://heavenlanecreations.wordpress.com/ 3. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chains Chains Chains

I am in love with this book. I’ve been making chains but they are pretty basic links. Often I use them as the backdrop to other beads or charms. The chains in this book are stars of the show, not … Continue reading

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