Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memory Morphs into Meaningful Wearable

Appointments to play beads frequently lead to unexpected delight. It happened this week when a treasure necklace appointment took a fortuitous turn. Pat fingered her pendant with obvious caring and respect, commenting: “This was her only nude.”   She told … Continue reading

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Name Your Beadweaving or Jewelry or Other Art Project

Every project creates a naming opportunity. Some such opportunities occur when unexpected events create stories. Once upon a time Calysta, the precocious kitten that lets me live in her house, stole my tube of lime green beads. I searched high … Continue reading

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Dancing the Promotional Dance for Mary Ellen Beads

Author and Blog Triage Coach Alyson Stanfield challenged me to translate marketing acumen to my bead business. What a perfect opportunity to look differently at my first juried show! Three weeks from tomorrow I set up for the 20th Old … Continue reading

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Introducing the “Abundance Collection”

In preparation for the 20th Old Church Artfest June 2-3, 2012, I’ve created the Abundance Collection, a selection of wearable art featuring vintage African trade beads. In today’s post, I’m previewing “Abundance Collection Bracelets.” Ancient and modern worlds merge in … Continue reading

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