Monthly Archives: October 2010


It’s that busy time of year for anyone involved with holiday art shows.  I just received this letter this week and after pumping my arm in the air and shouting  “Yes!” , I quickly shifted to thinking about what I

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My New Camera and a Bead Book Give-Away

This is it!  I ordered this new Canon SD4000IS today.  I was looking for a camera that functioned well in low light (f 2.0) and had good picture quality on the macro setting for jewelry photography.  At the same time,

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Monday Meanderings: Korean Cooking Class

{Monday Meanderings:  Musings & Observations From Beyond the Bead Studio} If you are new to my blog, you may not know that last summer, we traveled to China and  Korea.  I wrote several posts about China, but then, somehow, I

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Beads of Clay Event

I am so excited about the Beads of Clay Open Studio Fall Event today, from 2:00-5:00 EST.  This is an online event, hosted by a group of phenomenal clay artists over at the Beads of Clay Blog. Head on over

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Earrings Galore!

All my lucky stars must have been in perfect alignment 2 days ago.  I went outside with my camera and earrings and almost all my pictures came out clear and true.  That almost never happens. I’ve been researching new cameras

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Monday Meanderings: Mushroom Season

{Monday Meanderings:  Musings & Observations  From Beyond the Bead Studio}  If you missed the Michael’s Necklace Revealing, you can still enjoy the fun.  Just click on Lorelei’s Reader Challenge  and you’ll find not only the necklace I designed, but also links to

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Lorelei’s Reader Challenge Necklace

The Challenge Lorelei Eurto challenged the readers of her blog, Lorelei’s Blog Inside The Studio, to create a necklace using materials that she had selected from Michael’s for us.  The idea was that even though we all used mostly the same

Posted in Art Beads, Beads, Color, Jewelry, Jewelry Design Process

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