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Meet Carol and Natali, Vendors at the Spring Bead Fair

Meet our first two vendors. Carol Zhang of ACC Beads who sells Swarovski crystal and findings at the best ever prices, and Natali Baird who makes amazing lampwork beads, each one a small treasure. 216 more words


Another Mystery Artist

A search for Aja Vaz will lead you to her blog, etsy and facebook pages…but little else in the way of a background. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, follow the link to Aja Vaz’ Google Images.

Laurie Prophater

Lampwork Necklace

I have been musing on what my favourite bead might be. Like everyone my taste changes, swayed by fashion and I guess age. Somehow the higher the quality of the item the longer it seems to stay in favour, and this is true with the beads featured in this necklace. 69 more words


Bead Talk; A Tribute to Tear Bottles

Hi, I’m Sandy and this is Bead Talk. I own a bead studio and gallery in Northern Minnesota and have been working with beads for 20 years. 561 more words


The soup I received

The parcel I received from Silke was beautiful in itself!  The brown rough textured box with spring green ribbons sat there on my kitchen table promising yet unknown delights…  Ah, the sweet anticipation!   181 more words

Inside Llewyn Davis

Love the Coen brothers. This does not disappoint Being of the age group more or less, it speaks to me, Young men imposing on others for a night’s sleep. 41 more words


This is a great movie…. I almost think it should have got best picture. Wear your seat belt, it’s a bumpy ride but worth it….