My work in Galleries

Just in case you were wondering where you could see my work ( beads and glass murals) I will list them. Stellenbosch Univ. Art Gallery – Dorp/Bird St – Glass Murals. Riebeek Kasteel – Art Orchard – Glass beads. Lindbergh Art Gallery – Beach Rd Muizenberg – Glass Beads & Glass Platters. Kraal Gallery – …

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Be in the Zone

One is always entreated to “think of one thing at a time”, well I had that saying brought home to me this morning. I was preparing breakfast for my husband – he likes me to make omelettes now and again – well I was also in the process of making a pot of tea. I …

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Nearing the Christmas season!

I was studying a health magazine the other day and I came across this article on wrapping food in cling film! It was a real wake-up for me, as I am an inveterate wrapper of food before it goes into the fridge’. The author explained how the different types of plastic wrappers affect ones health, …

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Long time no write!

It seems ages since I last made an entry in my blog diary! The reason being I was in Johannesburg giving bead classes to quite a few enthusiastic beaders. I enjoyed meeting all those different ladies, but I did have one gentleman in the one class and he was very good too!. What I found …

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Glass Festival Week

The Western Cape is host to the SAGAS exhibitions taking place in three different venues – Worcester, Stellenbosch and Cape Town. The opening exhibition was held in the newest Glass Gallery in Cape Town. I attended the two openings and was in awe at the fine pieces on display. I was very pleased to note …

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Invasion by Rabbits

I used to think that rabbits were quite sweet – in fact they were cute – until they invaded my garden which to them was a haven and good eating available! The thing is we do not have any animals – dogs or cats so they the rabbits feel safe, the only other animals that …

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Dichroic dogma. Or not.

There is no one way to approach dichroic glass, and my experiences over time were reinforced the other day during one of my classes. On Monday last I held a dichroic pendant class. There were three people, two of whom had not experienced dichroic glass before. It was interesting to note the different approaches each …

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Past few days

Had a good day doing a display of my beads to interested bead ladies I explained how I first start to roll the glass on the stainless steel mandrel and add the hot glass. They asked intelligent questions which I was very pleased to hear that they were understanding what lamp work beads are. Most …

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