Find Beaders and share designs, ideas, and inspiration!

Personal

I have always been creative doing a wide variety of hand sewing, knitting, crochette, etc. Having recently been divorced and diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, I am now at home on permanent disability looking for things to keep me active and looking for new friends who I can “talk” to at all the strange times of day that I’m awake. My “in person” friends have drifted away now that I am in need of the return favors that I have generously given over the years. I have purchased beads for individual gifts/projects, but have now found the need to create inventory for my future. I started with custom Victorian Style Lampshades and purchased a wide variety of Vintage Beads to custom create the bead work as well as the shade. After looking at this site for the past few months, I finally got the courage to post some of my work. I can’t wait to read the feedback because I wonder how my designs and bead choices will be received. I am also hoping to get advice about the best ways to sell my creations so that I have a little extra spending money to enjoy life with my boys. Most of the jewelry I have seen uses lots of crystals, but I like to use a wide variety of beads. I actually found this site looking for settings for my loose cabs. I look forward to getting to know all of you.

Activity See All »

Wire Posts See All »

#
  • Diane Cauley
    On February 2, 2010 Diane Cauley said:

    Hi Victoriana, glad you found this website! Sorry to hear about your fibro, I have it too. Winter really hurts too! Really enjoyed your designs! Your friend in beads, Diane

  • No Photo
    On February 2, 2010 ShadesofVictoriana said:

    Today, Feb. 2, I found the courage to post some of my designs. It is wonderful to have found a place with such a wonderfully talented and supportive group of artists.


Who's Online?

  • Laud
  • Julie Shane
  • Elis Mom
  • A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
  • bkochsic
  • Cynthia C
  • Beadling
  • Dropalotta Beads
  • Janet B
  • L Kay
  • Crystal Canary
  • SquirrelGirl aka Angela
  • DayLilly aka Del
  • NY Bella
  • No Photo
  • No Photo
  • birdie
  • Cathy H Chocolate Chick
  • Carola
  • No Photo
  • dibs aka Deb
  • SweetBirchDesigns
  • No Photo
  • Gail Layne
  • Little Round Chick
  • Nancy Mc
  • Beadlady3 aka Cindy
  • No Photo
  • Eve A
  • No Photo
  • Marianne Y
  • Deb Harding
  • N Taylor
  • Beadzilla aka Wanda
  • No Photo
  • Charmed4Life aka Marysu
  • leafy river
  • CAS
  • Crazy Beader
  • No Photo
  • Drgndream
  • R Savage
  • beader 2
  • Inagodadavida by Eve
  • No Photo
  • Steve
  • Ams
  • Suns Granny
  • J Danhaus
  • Terry Ca

Find More Beaders »