I know, I'm on vacation and yet I still find work to do! I listed these copper disks in my etsy shop along with marking down prices on my beach-inspired jewelry. I've spent the day whipping up some new jewelry designs that I will share tomorrow. In the meantime, enjoy these inspiring links from the bead-o-sphere!
Strands of Beads Melissa wants to know what outrageous materials are in your beading stash?
Beading Arts Cyndi reports on her experiences with firing and finishing CopprClay pieces. This stuff rocks!
About.com Jewelry Making Heard about copper clay or coppr clay? Find out more about this great new metal clay product and check out some new metal clay projects too.
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton Stop by and say hello to Andrew in Charlotte, NC this weekend. Check out his new designs and some delicious new metal clay coins!
Carmi's Art/Life World Carmi tries Ice Resin and upcycles a greeting card into a necklace.
Cindy Gimbrone aka Lampwork Diva Cindy learns to make murrini and deals with mud.
Lorelei's Blog: Inside the Studio Instead of continuing on with the tried and true techniques of jewelry design, Lorelei is finally ready to take the leap and try something new.
A Bead A Day Do you love Swarovski Crystals? Inspired by talented jewelry designer, Lillian Chen, Lisa creates a Swarovski “sculpture” ring.
Barbe Saint John - New Jewelry from Forgotten Artifacts Sometimes you need to have a jewelry makeover.
Earthenwood Studio Chronicles Even without a lot of time on her hands, Melanie finishes a clockwork themed bracelet using Swarovski faceted rings from ArtBeads.com.
Jean Campbell Ink: Eureka! Jean gives a sneak peek of her next Beadwork magazine piece.
Katie's Beading BlogCheck out Katie's wire-wrapped dragonfly!
Humblebeads Bead & Button stash and Heather's inspired creations.
Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done! Jean gets her cool stash from Use the Muse II, and muses about it.
Art Bead Scene Art Bead Scene gets creative with the "Best of ABS."
Don't forget to enter the Art Bead Scene's challenge this month! 3 great sponsors with a nice little stash of prizes. Here is a peek at one I put together.