Sunday, February 7, 2010

Bead & Jewelry Linky Love

I'm in the process of writing up projects for Creative Jewelry, so I've been thinking a bit about the projects I wrote for the 2009 issue of the magazine (which I believe is still on newsstands). This piece is called "Framed Heart", and it did appear in last year's issue. This was my submission's photo for the piece, if you're interested. I really love the clean, geometric cut of the turquoise and built the project around that bead.

Thanks for all of your good wishes. I did finish my project by the skin of my teeth - and I'm still in the process of trying to catch up on sleep! I've had a tremendous response to the giveaway so far - keep those entries coming! Remember, you have until this Thursday to enter (scroll down to the last link on this page to go to the appropriate post). (Oh, and Zazu Ta, I checked with - they do not ship to India at this time. Sorry!)

In the meantime, here are your bead and jewelry links for the week:

Katie's Beading Blog
Katie introduces her new line of findings: Katiedids™ Creative Components. Look what you can do!

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Kim Miles! Who makes prettier Valentine's day, or "just for yourself" gifts than Kim? Wait til you see what she has up her sleeve...the Ace of Hearts, so to speak!

Lorelei's Blog: Inside the Studio
Lorelei's blog has a new look. And she heads to cooking school!

Cindy Gimbrone aka the Lampwork Diva
With the help of Vintaj brass, Cindy whips up a set of tethered butterfly earrings with her bronze floral charms.

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie reveals the delicious ingredients she received for the Bead Soup Party.

Beading Arts
A beautiful glass bead becomes the focal point of a Valentine's Day necklace!

Carmi's Art/Life World
Carmi did "knot" stress out making this new necklace!

Art Bead Scene
Searching for a way to achieve an etched metal look? ABS has a free tutorial for you!

Barbe Saint John - New Jewelry from Forgotten Artifacts
Are you a follower? Barbe has a giveway for her blog readers. Jewelry Maing
Catch up on the latest jewelry web news from contests to free tutorials with this handy list of links.

A Bead A Day
Lisa is hoping to get some ideas for using a bright red, swirly stoneware pendant just in time for Valentine's Day.

Strands of Beads
Melissa is giving away a $25.00 gift certificate from this week!

Thanks for visiting.


stregata said...

A most awesome necklace!!

Erin S said...

I'm in creative jewelry 2010 as well-- Glad to hear I'll be in good company!