I am so thrilled to know that another beader won Best of Show
at Indian Market this year! For too many years beadwork has not
been considered "fine art" and this proves it is once
Dallin Maybee's book with beaded buckskin won Indian
Market 2007 Best of Show An anticle from the Santa
Fe New Mexican newspaper. A small
photo of the book is on this blog.
First Place - Best Diverse Art Forms: Blanket with half quilt
work and half bead work, by Jamie Okuma (Shoshone Bannock/Luiseno)
Look above the photo of Dallin Maybee and you'll see a thumbnail
in the center. Click
to see Jamie's blanket. More of Jamie's work at Blue
Blue Ridge Bead
Stringing Magazine's "I'll
Fly Away" challenge. Vote for your favorite.
Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam The web site shows
a few of their collection of over 3500 bags, pouches, suitcases,
purses and other accessories.
by Gem - gemstone information
Greaves - Indian Market Best of Show winner a few years back.
and Kathy Wegman
Bead Society of Greater
Cindy (Beadlady) has a stock of "The
Art of Bead Embroidery" by Heidi Kummli & Sherry
Serafini (Be still my fluttering heart!) and the new Toho
e Fantasia by K&A (Portuguese)
(Japanese & English)
bead looming gallery by Sako Takako (Japanese & English)
Seki - BEADS DOLL'S WORLD (Japanese & English)
Bees (Japanese & English)
Please let me know what you think about the size of the type
on this newsletter. Vote for too big, too small or if you think
it's just right vote for Goldilocks. Ignore the top that says
"Name my new book." Someone had a little blonde moment
and didn't remove the line. Must have been my evil twin, Lucretia.
GLASS & LAMPWORK BEADS
Palm Tree Queen
- Love the chocolates!
Juneko's Glass Art
THIS, THAT AND OTHER
in Austin. Texas have WAY too much time on their hands!!!
OK, so you want to fly too...... try
Austin isn't the only city with crazy people.... look
at Nashville's photos!
e-Bay listing! Check out her
I've kept this little ditty for years. Obviously some things
never change! Rather than including the entire thing here I made
a quick web page. How
many forum participants does it take to change a lightbulb?
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