Sunday, March 6

Marching in With New Bead Sets

Please comment and let me know what you think of the new sets as well as suggestions for other sets (colors, shapes etc)


Golden Paris Glitter Rounds
On a base of CiM's Paris Ltd Run, a transparent pink, Double Helix Aurae silver infused glass frit decorates each round bead.
The glittering shine from these beads is amazing! 


Golden Paris Mini Rounds
On a base of CiM's Paris Ltd Run, a transparent pink, Double Helix Aurae silver infused glass frit decorates each round mini bead. These would be great as a simple pendant and a pair of earrings!


French Grey Armour Rounds
This set of 8 beads was created with a base of rich opal glass by CiM named French Grey Ltd Run. Hand pulled stringers and shards of Double Helix Triton, silver infused glass, create the dots that decorate and highlight the beads in this set.


Spring Blue Sugared Beads
This set of handmade lampwork glass beads was created on a base of CiM's Birthstone Ltd Run, a transparent blue, with a sugaring of clear glass frit. This shade of blue is beautiful for spring and summer jewelry creations!



Raku Shards on Red
On a base of CiM Heartthrob Ltd Run, an opaque red glass, handmade Pendragonfyre Raku shards were carefully placed and gently reduced to bring out the shades of brown, green and blue to contrast with rich hued base glass.



Himalayan Vines 
This set of handmade lamp work were created on a base of CiM - Creation is Messy sold out glass named Trapeze, transparent medium lavender, and sprinkled with Glass Diversions Himalayan Rose glass frit. This frit is a delightfully complex blend has shades of gold, pink & purple.
The result creates vine-like patterns on the surface of each bead.



Silvered Utopia Rounds
This set of handmade lamp work were created on a base of CiM - Creation is Messy glass named 50s Kitchen, an opaque light green, rolled in 99% fine silver foil and sprinkled with Glass Diversions Utopia glass frit. This frit is a mix of soft yet subtle earthy colors are like a garden splendor.




Aegean Seashore 
This set of hand shaped lampwork glass cube beads were created on a base of CiM - Creation is Messy glass named Aegean Ltd Run, a transparent teal sprinkled with Glass Diversions Sand Dune glass frit. These beads will remind you of a sandy beach with it’s earthy colors.



Marrakesh Dots
Dotted round beads created with mixtures of CiM glass colours, Butternut Ltd Run, Fremen, Hollandaise Ltd Run, Grape Ape and Hades black. This set also includes solid colour spacers to mix and match for a bracelet or earrings.



Sunday, February 21

Sunday Artfire Bead Postings

Check them out in my Artfire Studio!

Glitter Rounds

On a base of CiM's Chateau Ltd Run, a rich transparent brown, Double Helix Aurae silver infused glass frit decorates each round bead. The glittering shine from these beads is amazing!


Golden Streams

This glittering set of 6 beads was created with a base of CiM's Zoe Ltd Run, a blue hued transparent glass on which hand drawn streams of silver infused glass, Double Helix Aurae, were added. Each bead was then reduced to bring out the glorious metallic bling!



Blue Gray Silvered Ivory  

Starting with a base of CiM's Nimbus Ltd Run, a dark, stormy blue-grey, each bead was dotted with handmade silvered ivory stringers to create this set of beads.


Clotho - Goddess Bead Set 

"Latin form of Greek Klotho, name of one of the three Fates (Moirae) of Greek mythology, meaning spinner"

This set of 5 goddess series beads were created on a base of CiM Duck Egg Ltd Run with layered dots of Effetre Dark Ivory and CiM Black Currant glasses. Combinations of Double Helix silver infused Aion 2 and XX463 glasses create storms under each clear glass portal.
The interaction of the silver glass has fumed the pale blue of the base glass to a light green.


Goddess Orphans 

This set of 10 goddess series beads were created on a base of CiM's Mahogany Ltd Run with layered dots of Effetre Dark Ivory glasses. 
Various combinations of Double Helix silver infused glasses create storms under each clear glass portal.
Highlights of silver glass create the bling for this beautiful portal beads!


Rose Love Sonnet

Starting on a base of Effetre white encased in Effetre Rose Quartz transparent, hand-blended Pendragonfyre Love Sonnet glass frit was sprinkled to create these 9 romantic beads.
These have been etched to provide a smooth tactile feel to each bead.
Perfect for the spring and summer season!


Green Fairy Dust Rounds 

Starting with a base of CiM's Whisper Ltd Run, a pale opal pink, each bead was rolled in fine silver foil and sprinkled with Glass Diversions Sugar Plum Fairy glass frit create these 8 hand shaped round beads. 


Himalayan Rose Rounds

Starting with a base of CiM Primose Ltd Run, a pale pink opaque glass, each bead was sprinkled with Glass Diversions, Himalayan Rose glass frit create these 9 hand shaped round beads.