A glass bead mala

Mala

May 13, 2017

This is a mala I made for myself. A mala is a string of Buddhist prayer beads - like a rosary. It consists of 108 beads plus a Guru bead (and a cap for the Guru bead). It took me about 15 hours to make this mala. Each bead ...

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Landscape Beads

January 06, 2017

I really enjoyed making these landscape beads. They take a while to prepare to make because I have to pull stringers for all the different colors I'm going to use. Once that is done though, landscape beads are fun to make. I ...

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Salad Set

December 30, 2016

The need to make a Christmas present got me back into the studio. I wanted to make something nice for my boyfriend, Lenny's, parents. I'm hoping they like salad as much as Lenny does! I chose the yellow, red, purple color ...

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Gathering 2016

July 30, 2016

I was in New Orleans July 20, to July 25, for the International Society of Glass Beadmakers' (ISGB) annual conference called The Gathering. Glass has it's own set of terms and a gather is one of them. When you get a ball of ...

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