More about the Spike Beads

Have you noticed the new “Spike” beads? Interesting spikey cones with a hole near the wide end. When Marg showed these to me, my reaction was definitely – “Ok, that’s cool,” but all I was picturing was Gothy sorts of creations with spikes hanging down. Laura McCabe – Spikey Beaded Sculpture It didn’t occur to me that the uses would be so … architectural – like the way Laura McCabe uses them. And, in fact, these are inspired by Laura McCabe’s work using stone beads in a similar shape. Check out the very cool stuff she is making. I like …