Tag: Braid

Copper clay is not silver clay

Copper clay is not silver clay

I’ve had my copper clay since Christmas but hadn’t come up with a good idea of what to make with it. I also couldn’t get over …

 

A wee bit o’ gold

A wee bit o’ gold

A disappointing start to my St. Patrick’s Day combination turned out to be the the catalyst for an idea that I love! My disappointment: missing out on the …

 

Eye of newt and toe of frog

Eye of newt and toe of frog

For the last few years, I’ve participated in a Halloween bead swap. It’s similar to a secret Santa exchange, but the skulls and spiders add another …

 

Summer fresh

Summer fresh

Trollbeads Jewellery Tree posted quite a few citrusy combos this summer on Instagram. Each one looked so tasty I was just about drooling. Her combinations are perfect for summer, …

 

Buy fresh. Buy local.

Buy fresh. Buy local.

Ok, so beads don’t lose their freshness the further they travel. But, it is nice to buy a bead from a local dealer and walk …

 

A balancing act

A balancing act

Some people follow a sequence of two or three colours of glass from one end to another, adding silvers in a second pattern, to create a …