Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Project - Step by Step Beads - Summer Rings Anklet

Beginner-to-Intermediate project: The overlapping bead rings of this anklet can be used in just about any type of jewelry, such as earrings, necklaces, and bracelets.
Anklet Project

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Thursday, December 07, 2006

Glass Bead Artist Beki Gray

"We're restarting our 'interviews with hobbyists' series. This week is an interview with Beki Gray, who makes glass beads by hand, using a torch. This series is going to be quite fun - we've already got two follow on interviews in the can with two different folks who built CNC machines in their basements. We'll be rolling them out one per week!"
More information

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Beading Video - Using Crimp Tubes

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Beads popping up all over

Check out the wrists, necks and earlobes of those around you, and chances are you will find someone with a beaded piece of jewelry. Here is a fun article about someone who started their own Bead business. Enjoy.

Friday, September 15, 2006

New Bead Museum director has full plate

She found a good fit at the 20-year-old Glendale museum, which carries more than 100000 beads and beaded artifacts from the Apache to African peoples. Read More

Bead Museum Site

Friday, April 21, 2006

Beaders' Ethics

The editor from Bead&Button has drafted a code of ethics for beaders. Interesting reading.

Download a copyright-free version of the ethics statement from the June 2006 issue.

Friday, February 24, 2006

Fire Mountain Gems Beading Contest

Check out the new FMG contest for 2006-07


Gold Medal GRAND PRIZE Winner
~ $1,000.00 FMG gift certificate

Silver Medal GRAND PRIZE Winner
~ $750.00 FMG gift certificate

Bronze Medal GRAND PRIZE Winner
~ $500.00 FMG gift certificate

Gold Medal Winner (Winner), each category
~ $100.00 FMG gift certificate

Silver Medal Winner (1st Runner Up), each category
~ $75.00 FMG gift certificate

For more information Beading Contest