This index has needed some cleaning up for awhile not least because it serves as a clearinghouse for a lot of glass-related topics.
Where and how to buy my stuff.
Obstensibly the point of this website is sell my crap. Some day, when I'm starving, I'll treat this aspect a little more seriously; currently, I just need to get the old stuff out of the house so I keep making new things. Though, yes, you can buy direct I recommend patronizing one of these fine bead shops instead: you can touch (not to mention purchase all sorts of co-ordinating goodies, get that face-to-face time, and all that other good stuff)
I belong to GlassAct251, a glass bead guild. Check out some my fellow beadmakers’ work by clicking on the member sites link.
I also belong to Northern Lights, but they don't have a website (as far as I can tell) just a tedious yahoo groups thingie. (To be fair, so does GlassAct, but it wasn't my idea.) The new group in Toledo doesn't have a name yet, let alone a website. See also the ISGB (International Society of Glass Beadmakers) which now has a new, officially hired director, who seems to be at least making an effort to keep the controversies under control. Who knows, maybe some day the censorship problems on the forum will go away, or at least be addressed in a somewhat sensible manner. But if you want to see exotic glass toys, check out the glass forum on Wetcanvas instead.
file originally created 08jun05
This drawstring bag and figurine ensemble features a foam-card woven 16 strand diamond patterned kongo braid . Originally posted 19jun08. 19jun2008
This used to be the swap page, but now indexes various other artists' beautiful beads, whether I've actually traded for them. 25jun2006
At last, this little project is done. A while back, I documented the pulls ; the wizard kindly finished this project for me, glueing together my misshapen drawers, mounting the drawer slide hardware, and just generally making the thing work. In the process we even bought a jack plane and tuned i...
Non-perforated glass objects. (I finally concluded the reason for this $64 word is that holes don't actually have to pierce the object in question, but to be a bead, the hole must go all the way through. Or maybe Robert K. Liu, whom I believe is mainly responsible for the term, just likes big words...
Beads: this directory includes indices collecting together pages on beads categorized in the following ways: dotties , stripeys , pixies , abstracts , floral vases , curliQs (coming soon), and miscellaneous stuff . 08jun2005
Glass Bead howtos and technical matters . As currently set up, the howto pages include studio and photography links as well. 01jun2005
I've posted some pages of my various studios, old and new (02mar05), though the pix and even some of the files date back a couple of years (one for a studio that no longer exists!) and ``moved'' one old pic to that directory. There is a little information on how I set up my ventilation, and th...
These beads are by Peggy Prielozny, my First Teacher. As of mid-2005 she's back to making beads with a vengeance. Go Peggy! 22may2004
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