My bead adventures

Saturday, February 25, 2006

Bead Mosaic

Over time I managed to accumulate quite a few broken or imperfect beads. Many are just too pretty to throw away. I have fused the larger one into cabochons and recently I started to make mosaic cabochons using the smaller spacer beads. Here they are fused onto a piece of dichroic. You can detect the dichroic spark here and there. Some of you may recognize the name of the spacers I used because I have made and sold quite a few similar to these.

Saturday, February 04, 2006

A Seaside Garden Lentil Focal Bead

A large lentil focal bead measures 28mm diameter. I love to make abstract garden beads like these where glass is accented by frit of assorted colors and sizes to create a painting on glass.