Leah Fairbanks Bead

I bought a couple of beads from Leah Fairbanks when she was teaching. (Hint: Lampwork Guest Instructors always bring beads to sell. Even if you can’t take the class – it’s a great opportunity to drop by and have a chance to add to your collection without the hassles of shipping, Ebay, bidding wars, etc.) Here’s what I did with one of them. The bead itself shows Maple leaves in their autumn finery, floating over a deep blue background. Because the blue has a hint of green, I chose some Azurite which I have had kicking around, according to records, …