Sunday, January 20, 2008

As The Bead Turns: January 20, 2008

Bringing you all the dirt and drama from the beading blog world...

Spotted in the Art Bead Scene Flickr pool as an entry for this month's challenge
The Art Bead Scene editors are sharing a little Valenine's love early, with a post full of love related eye candy Jewelry Making
Tammy talks about an article she recently read which deals with various jewelry-related ethical issues such as free trade. Even though many of us are "small time" designers, that doesn't mean we can't at least listen to this on-going conversation which is a hot button issue in the jewelry industry right now.

Jewelry & Beading
Amazing fiber and bead artist Rebecca Brown is profiled on Jewelry & Beading this week.

Katie's Beading Blog
The February Triple Take from Simply Beads is online now. Visit Katie's blog for pix and links to this month's fun, hearty projects!

Naughty Secretary Club

This week’s link is not about jewelry, but instead about supporting fellow crafter Bernie Berlin in her quest to expand her animal shelter A Place to Bark. Bernie saved over 500 cats and dogs last year and with our help can save even more!

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!

Eni Oken ( is a famous wire working star. I just had to try my hand at her fascinating ring. She was really kind and encouraging to me by email, and enthusiastic, too! That is what I love in a teacher! It makes you WANT to learn from that person!

The Impatient Blogger

So you sold a project or a book, now what? Summon your inner pirate with Margot Potter as she tells you how to negotiate a fair deal. Arrr...

Did you read or write any good dirt on a bead blog this week? Leave us a comment and a link and tell us the latest scoop!

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