Sneak Peek at Next Week

Some silver (aren’t these bead caps great?), some stone, some Swarovski, some Lucite Flowers. You know, the same old boring selection of utterly dazzling beads that we come up with which is designed to make you crazy until you get your hands on them – and then make you happy while you quietly bead up a storm. 😉 BTW – the store will be closed from 3 pm Christmas Eve (Dec 24) straight through until Jan 2. We’re sending everyone home for a good rest.The online shopping cart WILL, of course, continue to take orders over the holiday – and …

Torch Firing Copper Clay!

Yes, torch firing – it works, and it works fabulously! Today was our metal clay play day, I got a chance to meet two of our customers that I had only ‘met’ online before. Carol, and Jan – It was so nice to meet you today. We tried out a couple of test packages of the new Art Clay World version of the copper clay. I made a bunch of simple little components to be used in jewellery, as I specifically wanted to torch fire – but I wasn’t sure how large they could be. I only had one failure …