February 2013 Bead Trends. The romantic time of year for handcrafted jewelry an issue you don't want to miss
Just look at the necklace on the cover this month. Pearls, crystals and beautiful romantic fibers give this piece a vintage victorian feeling. Congratulations to Jennifer Krisch!!
A big shout out to my friend Kristi Harrison for the Designer Highlight this month P. 47- 57Drawer of Memories p. 45-46 is beautifully designed. I loved Mystery Lock Bracelet and Missing Keys
beautiful textures and colors p. 53-54. You can find her at www.etsy.com/shop/kristibasket
A couple new designers to me and a couple I know.......Wenche Brenback p. 28-29 This necklace is lovely and the photographer really gave this one a reason to check it out.
Cindy Covar p. 60-61 Interchangeable Bracelets. Very interesting idea.
Jewel School is a great idea section this month on designing with pearls. p.68 - 73.
Molly Alexander p. 90- 91. Pretty baby blue and yellow with different wire wrap techniques.
Penny Neville p. 96-97 Beautiful Menagerie Studios heart with textures and shades of green.
Kari Asbury p. 104. This necklace features a Tesori Trovati focal and it is lovely and very romantic.
Please check out a couple of my friends designs this month,
Kristy Abner p. 58-59 and 66 and
Kristin Oppold p. 20-21
Thank you for stopping by. It is always so much fun sharing my view of the current Bead Trends. I do this every month and love your comments.
Please stop by my shop at www.etsy.com/shop/enlalumiere for more artisan jewelry designs with art beads. Also my husbands shop at www.etsy.com/shop/watersoulsstudios for amazing hand forged jewelry designs.