Category Archive: Beads

Copper Leaf Obsession Continues…

            Now on Etsy!    

Everything but the Kitchen Sink

  Clearance Sale in my Bead Shop: It’s that time of year again! I’ve added a bunch of items to the sale section of my shop. There are lots of focals and some sets for reduced prices –¬†click to check them out!   New Earrings A new take on an older design… I love making …

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Beads and Jewelry: The Lost and Found Collection

On a brief visit to London back in August 2010, I was referred to a certain gallery that specialized in handmade artisan jewelry. I went there with a bunch of my pieces and butterflies in my stomach, and to my delight, the owner liked everything. While I’ve never been a big fan of the idea …

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Thinking Pink (and Purple and Blue)

  I promised to show you photos of my new place, and I know that was like a million years ago, but I’ve been a little slow with the unpacking and organizing this time. Sorry about that. The important thing is, today I can finally say my apartment is beginning to look like a place …

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The Great Beadmaking Marathon of 2011

I just finished listing 17 new bead sets on Etsy.   Yes, 17. Seventeen. 17!   You guys know that I love you, but I’m too exhausted to post pictures here too, so please go check them out at my shop. I’m off to have some comfort food and watch Project Runway.   Have a …

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Big News

In almost every blog post ever written on how to write blog posts, they tell you to avoid blog cliches. And one of the biggest cliches, apparently, is apologizing for not writing for a while. But still, I’m going to apologize for not writing for a while, because that’s not cool, and besides, I have …

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Rustic

Here’s a new style I’ve been working on. It’s one of those times of year when I want to be able to offer beads that are more affordable, but still make them Sarah-Beads, so here you go. This style is kind of organic-ish, but not quite… the beads are quite different from organics I’ve made …

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New Bead Sets

My muse is definitely back in town. I’ve been exploring with color, form and some other stuff. I’m having so much fun at the torch these days. ‘Nuff said.           All the beads in this post are now available on Etsy!    

And The Winner Is…

Well, that was fun! Thanks to all of you for a bunch of great name suggestions. Some of you made me chuckle and some came up with associations I never would have thought of myself… very interesting.   Before I announce the winner, here are the names I have chosen for this series. As you …

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Help me name these beads (there’s a prize)!

I’ve been making beads for almost six years now. Time really flies, doesn’t it? Making beads is still fun, but I must admit… the task of naming them is becoming more and more daunting. I just made this new series of focals and I think they’re really cool beads, but the only names I can …

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