The Birds and the Beads

This is an example of the birds and the beads. In fact, another fine sampling of beading – for all you “beads of a feather.” 😉 This is a bead quilt – each square is made and donated and the composite piece is auctioned to raise money for breast cancer research. And all the contributors – if you are one of these people – leave us a comment and say hi! Let’s have a closer look, shall we? You can click on an image for even more detail! Awww – 2 love birds – isn’t that adorable! Are you inspired …

The Business Chat – From here to now.

Once upon a time there was a girl who loved colour and glass and sunshine and sailboats and jewelry. The girl, let’s call her Catherine, was learning how to make jewelry. She was also trying to figure out how not to have a “regular cubicle” job. At that point Catherine was buying glass beads and assembling jewelry. She had seen some lampwork beads and thought “oh, that looks like fun”.  One day she went to a local craft show to ooh and aah at all the pretty work. She looked at some of the tables and thought, “hm I wonder …