Sunday, February 5, 2012

Link Library with Melanie

 Back in 2008, Elaine Ray shared a post on Art Bead Scene which showed some innovative ways to use some of her handcrafted ceramic components like the ones shown above.  Check out the unique way that designer Cynthia Deis used them to create a a show stopping necklace by clicking on this link to the archives.

And now let's see what some of our beading friends are up to this week:

A Bead A Day
Lisa's sharing some extra Swarovski sparkle! You won't want to miss the glitz! Jewelry Making
This month's feature jewelry designer is Jean Campbell; read about her beading and editing life.

Art Bead Scene
Check out all the great pieces the Art Bead Scene readers made in response to last month's challenge

Beading Arts
Nobody ever likes to talk about that necessary evil...pricing!

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie reveals a new bird carving that will become a new pendant design.
Jean Campbell
Jean received her Swarovski goodie box this week and shares what's in it

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading going on!
Jean is so READY for Michelle Mach's Suddenly Spring Challenge! Check out the whole story!

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Andrew announces three new limited edition components available by pre-order! 

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

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