And here are some necklaces made from the new beads…
I have been playing around with some new beads….
The link below will take you to some footage about the 2013 Toowoomba Contemporary Wearables Award Exhibition. I am so honoured to be part of this exhibition, and I can’t wait to see the catalogue. Congratulations to Claire McArdle for winning this prestigious award. http://www.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/about-council/newspublications/9620-contemporary-jewellery-on-display-at-gallery I’m already thinking about where my work might be… Read More
I think it was about 2001 when I did my first glass beadmaking course. It was on Kangaroo Island, and the teacher was Bernie Stonor. It was both awesome and overwhelming! Awesome because I could see the potential for making beads to make… Read More
Am very excited to be featured in the the latest issue of the Creative Beading Magazine (Vol 10 No 1).
I don’t know how long I’ve been thinking about making stud earrings, but it seems like years. The only problem was that I didn’t have a clue how to make them! There were suggestions from people about using glue, but it just didn’t feel “right”. And then one day it all came together! I had… Read More
I am participating in the South East Art Society exhibition where the theme is “Genesis”. Genesis means: the beginning or origin of something I started out thinking I would do something in relation to the beginnings of glass beads in history. From Trade Beads to Ancient Roman Glass, I had a lot of fun looking through… Read More
We spent a day in Millicent last week, and as we were walking around the town, we came across the prettiest flowers. I’ve seen similar flowers, but not quite in this colour combination. They actually made me stop and look, and take a photo! … Read More
I have been feeling a bit nostalgic for my old beads. There are lots of beads that I used to make, that used to be really popular, and that I don’ make anymore. I moved on, started making new beads, and I didn’t look back! Today’s bead is the Fish Bead. These used to be… Read More
We went to the beach yesterday and finally found some heart shaped rocks! I was a happy girl indeed. I also wanted to say thank you to everyone who has ever bought a piece of jewellery or beads from me. I am truly grateful, and I could not even imagine life without you.