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I’m delighted to be participating in Lori’s come-back BSBP ‘Bead Hoarders’ blog hop. I was partnered with the lovely Jackie Ryan from KYDO Jewellery in the UK. Jackie says she can’t recall where she purchased this focal bead from, but it was a US based flamework bead artist, and the gold foil is 24 ct. If anyone […]
I’ve always been inspired by history, so this month I jumped at the chance to participate in the Beady Eyed Bunny’s History Hop. There were 13 possible historical periods to choose from and I chose the Victorian period; jewellery designs during the time of Queen Victoria’s reign from 1937 to 1901.
The second book in the Bead Book and Bounce challenge set by the OTTBS group is Diane Fitzgerald’s ‘The Beaded Garden’ – a colourful book of beaded flowers. For this challenge, I chose the Poppy.. a flower that I’ve always liked.