Sunday, May 20, 2012

The Bead Survey and Sunday Links

  Today I will finish this necklace.  Next week on the John Bead blog I will focus on shell and coral.  I did a survey on my Facebook page wondering if people preferred one glass bead over another.  These new coral beads need to be showcased.  I have to say, the results were mixed.  One or two people like each of the options.  I assumed there would be one overwhelming choice......copper, amber, black or green.  I would be happy to get your opinion today!  If I still can't decide.  I think I may do a draw. Jewelry Making 
Here are some jewelry tutorials that incorporate ceramic pieces in them.

Carmi's Art/Life World
A fabric bead is always fun to create and uses up leftover beads too! 

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
What do you think of the idea of making your business more successful? Sound good? Check out what's on Jean's blog today! 

Art Bead Scene
Art Bead Scene highlights some of the handmade beads that are entered in the Bead Star competition. Come and see some of the entries and place your votes for your favorites! 

Beading Arts
We're celebrating everything to do with wire this month! Come and visit with some fabulous wire artists and try your hand at working with wire yourself! 

Resin Crafts!
  Working in a shell pendant with resin...difficult but possible!