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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: