Sunday, April 29, 2012

Link Library with Melanie

In this post from the Art Bead Scene archives, Heather shared this project that used beading wire to construct this simple tassel style pendent. It's a great project to use up leftover beads as the accent!
 Check out the free project here!

Check out what some of our beady friends are up to this week:

  Bead A Day
Are you making jewelry for your summer vacation this year? Stop by A Bead A Day to share your plans! Jewelry Making
Tammy gives a nod to onyx, one of her favorite gemstones to make jewelry with.

Art Bead Scene
Erin provides a variety of ideas about custom jewelry tags, a fine personal detail for professional jewelry makers.

Beading Arts
"Spring Fever" month on Beading Arts is still in full swing as some readers share stories of pieces inspired by their own travels!

Carmi's Art/Life World
Do you wear a lot of brooches? Carmi has devised a way to make wearing them easier!

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie is having a special springtime sale! Check out the Earthenwood blog for more details!

Resin Crafts!
This week we have anew caps featuring Japanese paper and french owl stickers...quite the combo!

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
While continuing to follow her A-Z Alphabet Blogging Challenge, Jean reviews an Unutterably beautiful jewelry design book, Showcase 500 Rings !

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Inspired by the spring flower, Andrew compiles a list of trillium themed jewelry components.  

Melanie Brooks is the ceramic beadmaker behind Earthenwood Studio, who blogs from her Metro Detroit, Michigan home.