Sunday, 27 November 2011

Stripes and more stripes.

A colleague asked me if it was possible to make a set of beads in black and white that could be used in their hair. I was happy with the way these zebra beads turned out.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

All wired up!

My bead group is full of talented beaders, and I look forward to meeting up with them each month.
One of my beading buddies has made a unique piece of jewellery by combining one of my beads , with wire. The results speak for themselves.

Sunday, 20 November 2011

This is in the style of ...............

........................ pandora beads.

A friend bought some of my big hole beads and made it into this.
Fabulous darling!

A passion for purple

My friends daughter wants purple beads for her 21st birthday present. I sat down and played with the different purple glass hues I had. Now I have to find out if earrings, bracelet or necklace are her preference. Or will that be all three?

Sunday, 13 November 2011

A bit of bling

I made the beads in the morning. That evening they were begging to be made into something. This bit of bling is the result.

Friday, 11 November 2011

New stuff

My friend lent me a glass press, that makes big beads in a large chunky lentil shape (it takes nearly 3 rods of glass to fill it). Here's what I made with its help. These beads are heavy!