Need some beady inspiration to fill your weekend? Check out these events, blogs and publications.
Portland BeadFest - Classes and Bead Expo
Ornamentea - 10 year anniversary celebration
The first 100 customers in the store today get a free strand of beads, stop by to see the trunk show featuring my beads! Check out their website for the $1 Bead Freak T-shirt offer.
Margie Deeb's Fall 2009 Color Report is out, visit her blog for color inspiration, tips and to purchase the latest report.
Andrew Thornton is having a huge sale of beads, components, jewelry and more. What a great chance to pick up one of his original designs!
Etsy Metal street team blog is filled with tips, tutorials and inspiration for jewelers.
Bead Art Originals - Item of the Week sale: beaders and bead artists offer a weekly special from their Etsy shops.
Objects and Elements - Design team blog for the Objects and Elements product line, otherwise known as mixed-media-jewelry-heaven!
Worth the trip to the book store: The Jeweler's Studio Handbook.