500 Beaded Jewelry – Call for Entries

500 Beaded Jewelry Lark Jewelry & Beading seeks excellent photographs of excellent, original beaded jewelry pieces to publish in a new collection, 500 Beaded Jewelry, that will be juried by Ray Hemachandra. All jewelry forms, such as necklaces, bracelets, earrings, pendants, rings, etc., will be considered, and we hope to capture a diversity of forms. The book will publish in Fall 2012 or Spring 2013. Download the PDF entry form here. (From Ray: I want to emphasize using professional photography with excellent focus, background, contrast, and color. Beaded work is notoriously difficult to photograph well, and because this is a …

New this week: Tiny Seedbeaders Rejoice!

Tiny Seedbeaders, Rejoice. Calling all tiny seedbeaders! Which is not to say seedbeaders of slight stature, but rather, all those who rejoice in the minuscule, tiny perfection of seedbeads so small – they resemble grains of sand. This week, we have, just for you, size 15/0 Toho Charlottes (that is, beads with a single facet cut into them) and, if you prefer the tube shape of the Miyuki Delica beads – we have them too, in size 15/0. Either way – with 80 new colours – you’ll be in tiny bead heaven! If seedbeads that small leave you squinting and …