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Suzanne Cooper's Beadylicious Newsletter #148 Nov. 7, '11

Thought for the day: "From the time humans first saw the wink of a gemstone or the glint of gold, they have desired to possess that rare and costly beauty for their own". National Geographic

Be sure to look at the treasure photos in the Armchair Archeologist category. Wow!

The last part of October was a wonderful beady time. This was the 17th year for the Bead/Chile Fiesta. Four days and nights filled with friendship, laughter and beads. We had some wonderful classes given by the attendees including Kumihimo braiding. I was anxious to learn this. Did I make a mess of my first braid? of course I did! There are links in my last newsletter if you want to learn about this.

Until next time, bead well.
Suzanne

 BEADS

Beaded fashion dolls

Joan Miller Porcelain Beads - Doll House

Christmas Dangles

Bead my bra

Elizabeth's Lace - Tatting jewelry with beads

Pretty crochet from Turkey

Alida's beaded ostrich egg lamp inspired by Tiffany's Grapevine made with size 11 Czech beads and 59 colours.

Beki Haley (Whimbeads) TILA Wheels Tutorial Just one of her many great free tutorials.

Lark Books has some free pdf instructions from Maggie Meister, Rachel Nelson-Smith, Sherry Serafini and Laura McCabe

Land of Odds Beaded Book Covers contest. Scroll down Scroll down and take a close look at the fascinating Patty Rockhill entry!

 JEWELRY

Rone Prinz Studio - sculptural whimsical jewelry

Art Nouveau Jewelry Exhibit at Forbes Galleries New York

JUST BEAUTIFUL

Wyman Meinzer's WEST TEXAS Wyman graduated from Texas Tech and moved back to a ranch near Benjamin so he could begin his photography. He lived in a dugout for a few months, to be in the middle of the  roadrunners, coyotes, and cowboys. Tremendous work. Be sure to turn on your speakers

Two minute film of a little boy and his patient dog.

Flowers

GLASS & HAND MADE BEADS

Fused Dichroic Glass Jewelry

PRODUCTS

Glass Glue from Loctite Adhesives

Colored Fireline

DATE BOOK

BEAD FEST DATES: Philadelphia August 17-19, 2012, Santa Fe March 16-19, 2012 - Bead Fest Wire April 13-15, 2012, Arlington, TX October 26-28, 2012

Fire Mountain Gems and Beads CONTEST - Metal Clay, Metal Beads, Wirework or Chain Jewelry-Making Contest Deadline Jan 10, 2012

 ARMCHAIR ARCHEOLOGIST

Magical Mystery Treasure - Buried in the English countryside, Anglo-Saxon in origin. Who hid it and why? Amazing discovery of 3500 gold items from ancient Roman artists discovered estimated to be worth $5.3 million contains amazing gold work! More photos of the treasures

Ancient Art Studio

Shipwrecks

Ancient Roman Shipyard

Overlooked mysteries


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