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Elaine Thornton (ChatElaine)
Lampwork Beadmaker and Jewellery Designer in Wirework
Lampwork Beadmaker and Jewellery Designer in Wirework

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Susie's Birthday Earrings
My friend Susie had a big birthday last week so I set about making a pair of earrings for her as she had a BBQ party yesterday. I decided to use some of my roses and I needed something to set them off. I had recently purchased some poly clay leaves from the...

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Summer has arrived...
Yes what lovely sunny weather we are having right now.... Things have shot up in the garden since our bit of rain last week and yesterday I realised my peony has some lovely big blooms this year. So I decided to snap them and bits of the garden. My border i...

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Back into Action again!!
Yes I have been a bit out of action of late... but I am slowly getting back to it again. I fired the torch up and first I had a little play at making some ball end headpins as this was practice for something else I am starting to work on (more about that so...

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Flowers ..... spring is in the air!
Yes oh yes ..... flowers!! I am in flower mode as the weather has warmed up a little.  What a Spring like day it's been! It's been lovely and bright here and I love to see the sun as well as various spring flowers trying to pop up through the ground as they...

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Happy Earrings
I have been making some e arrings over the last week or so, I wanted to do a bit of jewellery making partly because I wanted a bit of a rest from beadmaking also I lost some of mojo too. It's been a strange few weeks as I've been a bit 'out of sorts' I supp...

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Elaine Thornton (ChatElaine) commented on a post on Blogger.
Oh wow what a fabulous idea, love the leather book with those gorgeous gold pages xx

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Gothic Suched Heart Necklace
Well I won another challenge, this time from Jenny Reazor a team member on Art Elements blog. February Component Challenge was one of Jenny's Ceramic Suched Hearts mine was a lovely deep red with black base and gold leaf highlights. I love red so was very h...

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Giveaway ... be quick
Yes I completely forgot to write this post during the week. So you need to be quick to enter as I will be closing my giveaway on my ChatElaine Glass Creations business page on fb tomorrow 12th February so it's just in time for Valentine's Day (well for UK p...

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Jewellery time!
I haven't made jewellery for some time but last year I did a show so I made some new pieces and had a few older pieces up for auction on the group Handmade Jewellery Showcase. Here are a few new ones to show you: Scarlet Diva Necklace  My favourite necklace...

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Bells, Bells lots of lovely Bells!
I love making bell caps (or Bells) and they seem to be quite popular as I have been very busy with orders, I haven't had much chance to do anything else. I thought I would show you some styles and the many colours I've used: Scruffy - Deep Purple Fairy Skir...
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