Sneek Peek at Next Week

What’s coming up next week? No idea. I just got back from week-long glass-working workshop, and I am still trying to figure out which end is up. Might be pearls – I seem to have a few boxes of them around here. In the meantime – you can check out the work of the instructor of the workshop I just took: Lucio Bubacco. His work is nothing short of jaw-dropping.

Look out, Bead and Button, here I come!

Now that the renovations on our newly expanded store are almost complete, I’m off for a little R&R at the B&B. My idea of a relaxing time is to spend the day playing with teeny-tiny seed beads, so I’m taking some classes at the Bead & Button show before the market opens. First one will be on 3-D shapes with peyote with Diane Fitzgerald, based on her book Shaped Beadwork: The second one will be a loomwork course, and finally I’m hoping to take a course on doing Pave type jewelry using Crystallized Swarovski chatons and a new resin material. …