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Links to the artists featured in our header photo: Kathryn Newman Glass Art|| Holly's Folly || Prima Donna Beads|| Polychrome Beads||

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Lampwork Art Glass 12.31.15

Hello glass bead fans. Ah the close of another year. We, the artisans that share our humble works here every day would like to take a moment to thank you for your visits and clicks and overall support of the art of glass bead making. We hope 2016 is a wonderful and productive year for all of us!

Today's feature is a glass bead set is a breathtaking watercolor style from Aimee of Polychrome Beads:





Monday, December 28, 2015

Lampwork Glass Beads for Sale 12.28.15

Hello Glass Bead heads! Prima Donna Beads is having a trunk show on Facebook's Glass Open Market that ends today! Check out this wondrous glass bead pendant  from her show:


If you have beads to promote...or even glass bead jewelry, please share! We feature everyone!




Sunday, December 20, 2015

Artisan Glass Beads 12.20.15

Isn't it nice to see a whole grouping of similar beads that a glass bead artisan is working on? ...just seeing how an idea manifested in a grouping of beads. Check out this set of guitar glass bead focals from Debbie of All My Beads:





Saturday, December 19, 2015

Winter Holiday Glass Beads and Gifts 12.19.15

Well folks, it's our very last Saturday before Christmas and you know what that means... we'll be sharing Valentine's Beads next week! LOL!  But today we're sharing a lovely Christmas themed glass bead set from Michael and Brad, the Flaming Fools:





Wednesday, December 16, 2015

European Charm Glass Beads 12.16.15

European charm bracelets are still the rage! Did you see the $800 set some fancy jewelry store is selling for a mere $300?? Oh my! Why not load up yours with charms direct from the hard working glass bead artisans that make them??? Check out this beautiful glass charm bead from Darlene of LTD Artglass:





Sunday, December 13, 2015

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Winter Glass Beads for Sale 12.12.15

Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! Kwanzaa! Festivus! I read that there are over 20 holiday in the coming month serving all the world's religion! It's a happy time indeed. Whatever you celebrate, our glass bead artisans can make the perfect bead to adorn your holiday! check out this sparkling glass bead set shaped like a tree from Holly's Folly Glass:





Thursday, December 10, 2015

Ready to Wear Glass Beads 12.10.15

As the holidays are barreling down upon us, we run out of time to make fabulous lampwork jewelry. That's why it's great to have a few ready to wear glass bead pendants in your jewelry box. Just slide on your favorite chain and you're out the door! Check out this lampwork pendant from Janel Dudley Beads (who is have a month long sale in her Etsy shop!) :





Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Glass Bead Focal 12.8.15

Welcome glass bead fans! Today's lovely feature is a stunning lampwork focal from Aimee of Polychrome Beads. By the way, Aimee is having a month long sale, so be sure to check it out!!





Friday, December 4, 2015

Glass Beads for Sale 12.4.15

In case that's a surprise to you, all of our glass bead artisans sell their work! From Ebay to Etsy (gotta look out for poorly made imports on those sites) to selling on personal websites, fan pages or Facebook groups, where ever you buy, it's good to get to know your beadmaker! That's the reason this page exists! Holly's Folly Glass is hosting her annual Facebook "Hollyday" Trunk show this weekend. Be sure to "join" to get updates.








Thursday, December 3, 2015

Glass Bead Lampwrok 12.3.15

Before you write me... yes the spelling of the work lampwork is intentional! You would be amazed at the number of people who search for lampwrok! And we're all about promoting our artisans any way we can! Even if it's misspelled!

Today's feature is  a set of large glass beads from Maria of GlasssMagic:





Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Glass Bead Artisans 12.2.15

Time once again to say goodbye to the fabulously talented glass bead artisans that graced last month's cover. Cherie, Jo, Aimee, Darlene and Sue, thank you all for sharing your art with us and supporting this site!

The cover artist's work can be found at the following links:
Lampwork by Cherie|| Polychrome Beads|| LTD Artglass|| Kitzbitz Art Glass || SueBeads ||




Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Lampwork Jewelry 12.1.15

 December is here and the holidays are approaching super fast. If you are not inclined to make glass bead jewelry, ask your favorite lampworker! Many of us gladly turn our beady creations into ready to wear jewelry! Check out these lampwork earrings from Lampwork by Cherie:





Sunday, November 29, 2015

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Fall and Witner Holiday Glass Beads Lampwork 11.28.15

A hearty welcome and on with our glass bead show. The holiday frenzy has started... but take a moment and curl up with a cuppa something warm and enjoy our artisan made offerings! Today's lampwork feature is from Nina Eagle.






Thursday, November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving from Glass Beads Daily 11.26.15

Happy Thanksgiving from all of the artisans here at Glass Beads Daily.  These Pep Talk Pebbles Glass Beads from Jo of Kitzbitz Artglass seem like an appropriate sentiment for the times we're living.






Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Sets of Glass Beads 11.25.15

Welcome glass bead fans! Today's feature is a fantastic set of organic glass beads from Janel Dudley Beads. Janel is participating in Etsy's Black Friday / Cyber Monday Event - Check her individual listings for coupon codes.





Monday, November 23, 2015

Whimsical Glass Beads 11.23.15

Happy Monday! Rather frantic week of cooking and family here in the states so let's get on with the lampwork bead show! Check out this amazing sculptural glass bead of a Great Dane by Laney of IzzyBeads:






Saturday, November 21, 2015

Holiday Glass Beads European Charm Bracelets 11.21.15

For today's edition of Holiday lampwork, if making jewelry is not your thing, you can always just add to that Pandora bracelet witha ready to wear, artisan made holiday charm glass bead. This one is from Darlene of LTD Artglass.

ARTISANS: Please share something from the coming season: color, shape or even a gift idea! 





Friday, November 20, 2015

Lampwork Glass Beads 11.20.15

Welcome to our little glass bead show! Wasn't yesterday's offerings fabulous??? Be sure to scroll down and vote for your faves!! Today's purple lampwork focal is from your hostess, Holly's Folly Glass.





Thursday, November 19, 2015

Glass Beads with Dots 11.19.15

There is something so mesmerizing about a dotted glass bead. In some circles, the dots represent eyes and are another from of the eye beads. They can be a thing of wonder...keeping all those dots melting at the same rate. Either way, they fascinating and beautiful! Today's feature is a dotted glass bead focal from Michael and Brad, the Flaming Fools.





Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Beads of Glass 11.18.15

Hump Day is here in the middle of a crazy week! Can you smell the weekend?? Best to chill and check out some fabulous lampwork.  Check out the tornado style glass bead focal made with hot pink and gold dichroic glass from Nina Eagle:





Sunday, November 15, 2015

Winter Holiday Glass Bead Focals 11.15.15

Your hostess got the days of the week mixed up so... we're having the Winter Holiday Glass Bead post today. Artisans: please share a gift idea or something colorful for any upcoming winter holiday.

Today's featured Christmas glass beads are from Doris of Glaszwerg:





Saturday, November 14, 2015

Glass Bead Pendants 11.14.15

One of my secrets for getting out the door in a hurry is easy, ready-to-wear lampwork jewelry....nothing like a beautiful glass bead pendant ready to slide on a chain as you slide out the door! This beauty was created by Janel Dudley Beads:





Thursday, November 12, 2015

Glass Bead Necklace Sets

Welcome Glass Bead fans. Pup is all better and we're back on track!

One of the big trends in lampwork this past year has been toward large necklace sets. They are really quite impressive. Check out this lampwork necklace set from Maria of GlasssMagic: