Sunday, February 22, 2009

Bead & Jewelry Linky Love

Despite the 3-4 inches of snow we received hereabouts yesterday, our thoughts are fixed firmly on spring. Here's the Short One's latest masterpiece, made during his Mom's Morning Away class. Evidently, the children learned that George was a naughty boy for handling that dangerous axe and was sent to his bedroom for a time out. Naughty or not, it's a cute tree, right?

I've actually had a somewhat productive weekend - I wrote up a project proposal (I'm determined not to miss yet another deadline), photographed several pieces for the Etsy store, made and fired a kiln-load of silver and now I'm actually posting the week's bead & jewelry links before 10pm. Yay - small (teenie) achievements add up! I hope you had a great weekend, too. Anyway, without further ado, here are your intriguing links for the week:

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Andrew shares six new earring designs, utilizing some of his favorite artisan made components.

Barbe Saint John - New Jewelry from Forgotten Artifacts
Barbe Reviews the fiber jewelry book "Elements of Style"

Carmi's Art/Life
Carmi "repurposes" a belt into a new necklace.

Art Bead Scene
It's cold outside! Get a clasp on things.

Jewelry & Beading
Combine wirework and embroidery with stringing to make a beautiful one-of-a-kind necklace.
Tips on submitting your work to BeadStyle magazine

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie's finishes her Alchemical Glove costume project: an intricately articulated metal glove constructed of brass filigree and jump rings. Jewelry Making
It's party time! Mix it up with your own beaded cocktail! Tammy shows you how and what to do with the mess afterwards.

Strands of Beads
Melissa shows off an unusual stash acquisition - mammoth bone beads

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