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Links to the artists featured in our header photo: Kathryn Newman Glass Art|| Holly's Folly || Prima Donna Beads|| Polychrome Beads||

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Lampwork Jewelry 8.31.14

Glass bead fanatics, check out this beadutiful lampwork bracelet by Jude's Jujus featuring glass beads by Lori Denny.


Saturday, August 30, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Artisan Glass Beads 8.25.14

Welcome Lampwork Fans! Thanks for joining us! Summer is winding down but there's still some summer themed glass beads out there. Check out this hollow, blown glass seashell bead from Holly's Folly Glass.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Lampwork Beads 8.24.14

Welcome Lampwork fans! We hope you enjoyed our fall bead show yesterday.Please take a moment and scroll down and vote for your favorites!

Today's feature is a beautiful blue and lavender glass bead hearts set from Jo of Kitzbitz Art Glass.  These are from her upcoming Trunk Show on Facebook.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Monday, August 18, 2014

BLUE MONDAY Blue Glass Beads

Hello there! Today is the day we celebrate the most popular and most searched for color of glass beads!  All our artisans will be sharing  Blue Glass Beads today!!!

Today's Blue feature is a fantastic glass bead set from Debbie of All My Beads:

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Lampwork Glass Beads

It's Sunday and we're so happy you decided to spend a part of your day check out the latest and artisan glass beads.Check out this beauty by our sponsor Amy Sims Designs. It's a metallic big hole glass bead for European charm bracelets such as Pandora or Troll.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Functional Glass Art 8.14.14

The many uses of glass in functional, everyday items never ceases to amaze. Lampwork artisans are making pens, wine stopper, candle holders, serving ware... the list is endless...out of art glass! Check out today's feature - glass drawer pulls - from Doris of Glaszwerg.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Glass Bead Earring Pairs 8.10.14

Now that the Facebook sales groups have made chatting with glass bead fans in real time so easy, one of the things lampworkers hear the most is, "Make earring pairs!" Earring pairs are a great introduction to working with glass in jewelry making. This lovely lampwork earring pair was made by the Flaming Fools, Michael and Brad.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

SPOOKY SATURDAY Fall Glass Beads 8.9.14

Yes! It really is that time! Halloween glass beads are popping up in all the glass bead sales groups on Facebook, Etsy, Artfire and Ebay. We will be featuring these beads on several "Spooky Saturday" posts throughout the fall.

Today's feature is a black cat Halloween Glass Bead from Laney of Izzybeads.

Friday, August 8, 2014

SRA Lampwork 8.8.14

Welcome Glass Bead fans! Summer is coming to a close and school is starting back up and you know what that means?? Winter Holiday Glass Beads will be coming! Be sure to check our Events Page for opportunities to promote your specialty beads!

Today's feature is a lovely pink big hole glass bead from Cherie at Happy Skull.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Glass Beads for Bracelets 8.7.14

Wearing large hole glass beads on silver bracelets such as Pandora, Troll, Links of London and Trink-ets remains a popular fashion choice! And why wear run of the mill, poor quality beads when there are aritsans making gorgeous big hole lampwork just for you! Today's feature was made by Elizabeth of BetsyMN.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Hot Glass Beads 8.6.14

Welcome to our glass bead fans! Thank your for stopping by to see what our hot glass artists are up to!

Today's feature is a beautiful floral lampwork focal bead from Stone Designs by Sheila.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Glass Bead Artisans 8.2.14

Glass Bead fans, it's that time again. We have to say goodbye to last month's header artists! Nina, Demarie, Kristan, Laney and Cherie, thank you all so very much for sharing your art with us!

Links to their shops:

Nina Eagle || Glitzy Glass Studio || Kristin Child || Happy Skull || Izzybeads ||

Friday, August 1, 2014

Art Glass Jewelry 8.1.14

Lampwork fans! Time to check out some jewelry made with art glass beads. These beautiful lampwork earrings were made by Kerry of Celt Craft Designs. These are called Arabian Nights 2017.