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January 2012 Blog Posts (2)

Making my own tools...

Good afternoon!

My husband and I have been busy making tools I can use when wire working. Making a peg board isn't too difficult, so he says, and using toothpicks cut in half as pegs works well too!

I have used polymer clay to make different shapes as objects I can wrap wire around when needed. I do quilling as well and my quilling work board was greatly helpful in providing molds for graduated shapes including squares, circles, triangles, ovals, teardrops and hearts (you can…


Added by Jean Hamilton-Fford on January 11, 2012 at 8:16am — 2 Comments

Bead and Jewelry Liquidation/Chicago Northwest Suburbs

Since beginning my jewelry design career 10 years ago, I have had an exciting and very rewarding life in this arena and have met many amazingly creative individuals who willingly, eagerly  and unselfishly share their expertise.  However I have transitioned to a caregiver for my elderly mother and find I have little time left to devote to the creative process and the juried art fairs which were primarily where I sold my designs

I will be liquidating all display pieces, finished jewelry…


Added by Donna Stone on January 4, 2012 at 1:15pm — 2 Comments



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