Sunday, March 8, 2009

The Desperate ABS Neighborhood

Bringing you all the gossip from the Desperate ABS Neighborhood.... Jewelry Making
Resin Bead Experimentation! Tammy has been a mad jewelry scientist lately..

Art Bead Scene
Are you a new jewelry designer looking for a way to finance your budding jewelry business? There are lots of options out there even in a poor economy. Why not apply for a grant?

Barbe Saint John - New Jewelry from Forgotten Artifacts
Barbe reviews Amy Hanna's Rejuvenated Jewels book

Bead&Button magazine
Anna offers some bead graphing information and some links to useful tools

Candie Cooper
Candie's back with some beading adventures...check out some earrings she made with her editor!

Carmi's Art/Life World
Carmi shows off her ceramic bezel!

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie shows how she made a quick and elegant Victorian inspired collar using a thrift store belt, some lace, and a hot glue gun.

Jennifer Jangles Blog
Jennifer Shares some tips for photographing jewelry.

Jewelry & Beading
All this month, Cyndi will be featuring jewelry designers who work with organic materials!

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean thinks Barb Switzer's new book looks extremely cool!

Strands of Beads
Melissa finds unusual beady shopping opportunities at museums

Have you heard any good dirt in the beading world? We'd love for you to share!

Gossiped...errr...reported by Cindy Gimbrone, The Desperate ABS Editor.

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