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Ninth Bead Soup Blog Party-Bead Hoarders Edition. My bead soup has arrived.

I am participating in the ninth bead soup blog party organized by Lori Anderson. The eighth bead soup party was in 2014. Lori has had health problems and is finally feeling well enough to give it another go.   We … Continue reading

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Third Annual Bead Peeps Swap n Hop- My Partner

I am participating in the Bead Peeps Swap N Hop, hosted by Linda Anderson, for the third time. Again, participants have been paired up with other jewellery designers and each will send the other a package of beads, a clasp, … Continue reading

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Second Bead Peeps Swap n Hop

This is the second annual Bead Peeps Swap n Hop. Linda Anderson again organized it. Linda matched the participants with partners. We sent each other beads to create jewelry. My partner is Claire Fabian. Claire sent me a wonderful soup … Continue reading

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Terry Henry Electroforming Class

Last weekend my sister, Angelika, and I took a class in electroforming from Terry Henry. The class was fun and informative. Electroforming lets you take organic objects and coat them with a layer of copper. This allows you to use … Continue reading

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Second Annual Bead Peeps Swap N Hop- About My Partner

  I am doing the Bead Peeps Swap N Hop hosted by Linda Anderson again this year.  Again, participants have been paired up with other jewellery designers (from all over the world) and each will send the other a package … Continue reading

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Stephanie Sersich Class

The lampworking group I am a member of, Silicon Valley Fireflies, recently had a lovely visit from Stephanie Sersich. Stephanie did a demonstration one evening and the next day taught a class in making a Spiny Knotted Bracelet like the … Continue reading

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Whistler Molten Experience 2015

In May I attended Whistler Molten Experience, a bead retreat that included demos and classes. It was held at Edgewater Lodge on beautiful Green Lake. The featured headliner was Heather Trimlett.  Heather demonstrated many useful techniques such as laying down … Continue reading

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