Monday, April 20, 2009
Bead & Jewelry Linky Love
I am extremely late with these links this week. My sincere apologies on this one - the whole family came down with a case of stomach flu towards the end of last week and it took us, collectively, a while to re-gather our wits. Erm, such as they are.
I'll pause to note that the above is a bracelet I made for my friend Ingrid a while back - it seemed appropriate for spring weather to show again here. On to the good stuff, now:
Mother's Day is coming fast! Do you need a project idea? Candie and Katie have just the thing!
Art Bead Scene
Worried about the economy? Take care of your bead business with these tips.
Barbe Saint John - New Jewelry from Forgotten Artifacts
Marketing Monday: Its all about word of mouth
About.com Jewelry Making
Puzzle piece jewelry is perfect to make during the month of April since it happens to be autism awareness month. Here are a few projects to help you make your own puzzle piece jewelry.
Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean reviews an excellent wire wrapping book, Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders, by Irina Miech
Art Jewelry magazine
Demos and more planned for the Bead&Button Show 2009
Carmi's Art/Life World
Carmi creates a punched fiber collage necklace.
Jewelry & Beading
Make a fiber and wire necklace that will slide right on with no clasp!
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Taking advantage of Artbeads.com's free shipping and fast, friendly service, Andrew attempts to capture the beauty of a Lord Byron poem with the new Crystallized - Swarovski Element Disk Pendants in his new necklace design, "Cloudless Climes".
Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Spring is here and Melanie announces a big springtime sale on her website, going on from now until Earth Day.
Strands of Beads
Melissa shows off a new necklace design inspired by Sir Thomas Wyatt's poem "Whoso List to Hunt"