GLASS BEAD FACTORY

I was given a website to view as to a Glass Bead Factory here in South Africa. The biggest boloney you can ever think of. Anyone who has ever done a bead course will know that a lot of time and attention has to be given to the bead, and as we are not in …

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Visit from Ladies of the Rotary Anns.

It was my pleasure to do a demo for the Rotary Anns ladies. Six ladies came and I made a selection of techniques. I enjoy informing what goes into the making of a bead. Most people have absoluteley no idea of the complexities of glass bead making. I showed them how stringers are pulled and …

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Teaching

I have just finished another session of a beginners class. One of the techniques I was explaining was the floral bead. I explained how by using a combination of dot placement and dot distortion by raking and by poking you can start off the flower! You first add a ring of two layered dots and …

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