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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, April 30, 2015

Glass Bead Focals 4.30.15

Welcome to the best little glass bead show on the web. Come take a look at what our artisans have to offer and, if you are a glass artist yourself, feel free to share your work! Check out this oh-so-pretty glass bead focal in a floral motif from Aimee of Polychrome Beads:

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Fun Glass Beads 4.28.15

There is nothing more fun and exciting than a big pile of gorgeous glass beads. It's really awesome when they all have something in common. Check out this ginormous pile of colorful bellflower glass bead headpins from Debbie of All My Beads.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Free Glass Beads 4.25.15

FREE Glass Beads??? Let me state that the artisans sharing below have beads for SALE...but our feature is FREE! Are you aware that many of the Facebook sales groups have giveaways from time to time! And someone's gotta win those free glass beads! Sonja of Silver River Jewelry is hosting a double giveaway in Glass Beads for Sale, celebrating 900 members. She's made a set of pink spacers and etched one while keeping the other shiny. Which do you prefer??

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Lampwork Focal Bead 4.22.15

Hump day is not a glum day around here...looking toward the weekend and celebrating gorgeous glass beads! Check out this beauty of an organic lampwork focal from Nina Eagle:

Monday, April 20, 2015

BLUE MONDAY Blue Glass Beads 4.20.15

A WORD ABOUT OUR LATE POSTS: This is a Google issue. It's been reported. We may have to transition to earlier posts so your host can check before bedtime. My deepest apologies...just know we're working on it!

Yes, it's back to work Monday but no time to be blue... not with the most popular, most searched for color in glass beads filling our page today! Yep, it's Blue Monday and have we got some pretties for you! Check out this Regaliz lampwork bead featuring blue dichroic and floral work from our sponsor, Amy Sims Designs:

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Colorful Glass Beads 4.16.15

We all hope our glass bead fans survived tax day! Whew! Glad that nightmare is over and we can move onto more fun things... like oggling some lampwork! Check out these stunning lampwork berries from Russian artist Maria of GlassMagic:

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Whimsical Glass Beads 4.14.15

As one who has always adored paper arts and paper "engineering," the work of Doris of Glaszwerg is most fascinating! She finds delightful ways to introduce her sculpted lampwork beads into her paper arts. Check out this glass bead bunny in a paper bunny patch:

Monday, April 13, 2015

Silvered Ivory Glass Bead 4.13.15

If there is one look in lampwork that captivates the imagination, it's a simple silvered ivory glass bead. Nothing simple about it really...there are entire worlds in the reaction created by adding fine silver to ivory glass! Check out this silvered ivory lampwork focal from Aimee of Polychrome Beads:

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Glass Bead Pairs 4.12.15

Hello there Glass Bead fans! Thank you so much for spending a bit of your Sunday with us! Check out this pretty pair of glass beads... perfect for colorful earrings ... from SueBeads:

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Spring Glass Beads 4.4.15

Another Spring Saturday rolling along. This will be the last of our posts focusing on SPRING GLASS BEADS so artians, show us your best spring pretties! Check out our feature today from Sonja of Silver River Jewelry. These are made to order Spring Earring Pairs of Lampwork Beads!

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Glass Bead Artisans 4.2.15

Glass Bead fans, time to say goodbye to another fabulous header. Michael and Brad, Nina, Aimee, Kristin and Sonja, thank you for sharing your time and talent with us!!

Links to the glass bead artists featured in our header photo:

The Flaming Fools || Nina Eagle || Polychrome Beads || Prairie Girl Glass || Silver River Jewelry ||