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Karen M
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I currently enjoying beading and creating beautiful things.
I currently enjoying beading and creating beautiful things.

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Glorieta Glassworks
About a
year ago I started taking lampwork bead making classes with Julie DeFeo .   She’s an amazing artist living and working in
Santa Fe, NM.   Soon after Julie met Linda
Sweeney who was in the midst, of opening a glass studio.   Soon after, Glorieta Glas...

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Jade - Yes, It's Greenish
Jade has existed for more than a million years and has been given high regard for generations. Well known to almost all, this durable, tough but beautiful gemstone is part of the colorful history of the Chinese. Since its discovery, a jade’s value has conti...

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Lovely Ceramic Beads to Inspire Your Next Jewelry Project
As you progress in designing and translating your visions into physical jewelry, I know for sure that you’ll be looking for more one-of-a-kind beads that’ll make your jewelry far more unique! I’ve been there myself. At some point, you may feel limited with ...

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My 5 Favorite Websites About Jewelry
Are you looking for what's trending in fashion RIGHT NOW?  Do you need a little inspiration for your next jewelry design?  I have a long list of blogs & websites that I visit about once a month.  These sites are each very different, some are about vintage j...

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A Prize from Artisticaos
Last April I was one of the lucky winners of the Art Bead Scene challenge .  My prize (drum roll) was a bead bundle ($50 value) from Terri Del Signore !!!  Well I'm sure you can relate when I say that beads go into my stash but very few make it out!!!   My ...

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Twists n Turns
This year during the Tucson Gem Show I took a class with Ronda Stevens .  I made a crystal wrapped pendant.  This was a good opportunity to get reacquainted with wire.  I've made a couple of other pendants since.  What do you think?  I'm still not sure that...

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Pillow Top & A Book Review
Hi friends!  I hope you had a great Thanksgiving holiday weekend.  I had an absolutely wonderful week & weekend with family & friends.   I took some time to gather a book, a sewing machine and some colorful fabric.   Pillow Pop by Heather Bostic is a nice c...

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Colorful Jasper Gemstones
Fall is upon us once again ladies and gents!  The fall colors are lighting up the landscape in vibrant shades of yellow, red and brown. We've harvested all our crops and now we are ready to celebrate the season!  It's a great time to be creative and make co...

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Colorful Jasper Gemstones
Fall is upon us once again ladies and gents!  The fall colors are lighting up the landscape in vibrant shades of yellow, red and brown. We've harvested all our crops and now we are ready to celebrate the season!  It's a great time to be creative and make co...

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Fall Color Choices
What’s the Perfect Jewelry for Fall 2016 Industry leaders and experts joined together and agreed that for Fall 2016 , the Blue Family is on top of the list. You might very well know by now that Pantone announced two colors for the first time as the color of...
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