"Just received my latest order and am giddy as a teenager!!!! Can't wait until I have a chance to make my new creations!!!"
How can I finish my pearl necklaces without using bead tips? I don't have experience with French Wire. I refuse to leave glued loose ends though, they are ugly and unprofessional.
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The Bead&Button® Show in Milwaukee is a ten-day extravaganza with hundreds of bead vendors, jewelry-making classes and beading workshops. Join us for Meet the Teachers 2015, take our own Esther's classes or come watch Christi Friesen and Lisa Pavelka's demonstrations at our booth (#411). Come visit and say "Hi!" (and enter our raffles). See you there!
It wasn't easy judging the 2014 Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® Swarovski Contest, but Sonia Lidozzi's stunning piece, with its fabulous combination of energetic color, textural intrigue and talented techniques, captivated judges and earned the Grand Prize Gold Medal. See the award-winning pieces in all their glittering glory with direct links to view the spectacular finalists up close and personal in the Gallery of Designs.