Hello, my name is Mary and I live in southern Indiana with my hubby of 25 years. We are living our dream out in the country in a log home with 2 dogs, 2 parrots and 3 cats.
I’ve always been a ‘rock hound’ so beading just came naturally. Although I think I am as much inclined to “collect” gemstone beads as I am to use them in a jewelry piece.
I started making jewelry about 11 years ago. And I sell my pieces mainly at Art Festivals, small shops and word of mouth.
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I know, right?! Ditto, everyone!
There have been so many times that I’ve looked at a bead or color and said, “I have no idea what to do with this.”
Marlene makes a fresh pick, and shazam, new art created, problem solved!
I guess you know this is another fav?
Asia and Becky, thank you both for the tips and suggestions! It’s so nice to have help when you need it!
The collapsing needle wouldn’t work with .5mm, just too tight. Not sure what direction I’ll go in next with this project…….
Hey Asia, Unkamen Supplies on etsy has solid bronze wire, not craft wire.
Thanks for the tips on using c-lon. Unfortunately I have .5mm cord. So I’ll have to rethink my design.
Any suggestions on deciding how long the cord needs to be for a given length? Say, if I wanted to make a 20 inch necklace and [...]