Sunday, February 15, 2009

Bead & Jewelry Linky Love

Greetings. I hope everyone had a nice Valentine's Day. Here's a photo of what the Short One ended up doing with the (mostly) green hearts he cut out earlier this week. (Daddy received the special blue and white heart card.)

I will actually have a new pendant design to show later this week (I know, I'm so prolific, right?). In the meantime, here are your intriguing bead and jewelry links for the week:

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
The amazing Margot Potter is coming out with a new book, Beyond the Bead, by Margot Potter--next week! Read all about it, here!

Art Bead Scene
A kiss inspires the ABS monthly challenge. Jewelry Making
Is Etsy passe' for jewelry designers? Is it time to move on? Google seems to think so.
A great new way to share our free earring project e-newsletters with your friends.

Carmi's Art Life World
Carmi recreates a vintage embroidered brooch using hand sewn linens.

Jewelry & Beading
Using a bead frame, you can create a special necklace.

Katie's Beading Blog
Katie's spreading the beady love with free shipping and a CRYSTALLIZED™ jet twist pendant with your purchase of the new book, Bead & Wire Jewelry Exposed, from her website. Offer ends Thursday, Feb. 19th.

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
On the heels of a trip to Tucson, Andrew shares a glimpse inside the annual Swarovski Party.

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie is touched by the golden fingertips of creativity, in part two of her earworm inspiration journey

Strands of Beads
Melissa ponders how the jewelry of one's youth informs a designer's style

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