New beads listed on Etsy

Finally some beads! Without further delay, here they are. Clicking on the photo will take you to the Etsy listing or click here to go to the Firefly Lampwork Etsy store. Thank you for your interest.  

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Charmed

What I have been working on Here is a busy group shot of recently wired-up charms. These beads are going with my best friend to a place far, far away … Japan! Bon Voyage! Or…. rather… 良い旅をする (have a good trip in Japanese).   Next up… My main goal is to RE-organize my glass, including…

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Sea Turtles for Sale

New beads – sea turtles. I originally wrote about this  new design here, and am having fun exploring this new shape. These are the first turtles for sale. I am listing them here on the blog first, then Etsy. These beads are made with beach sand as the “sparkles” – learn more in this post.…

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Dog Bone Bead Bonanza

I am working on sea turtles and other beads that I will be listing in my Etsy store in the coming days. For now, people have been asking about bones – dog bone beads. Here’s the deal: $20/each au naturel or $25/each if you need them wired up with sterling silver and crystal components. This…

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More Sea Turtles

Still working on the sea turtles (previous post here). I did not realize how many turtle lovers there are out there! This batch is spoken for, but I will be listing sea turtles in my Etsy store probably by next week. Several people have asked about the “sparkles” on the turtle backs. And the magic…

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New Beads – Turtles

Something new – sea turtles! I have never seen a sea turtle on the west coast, but I am part of a group on Facebook, and we love turtles. Several helpful members have sent me photos of these amazing creatures to help me get proportions right. This photo features the first attempts and the progressions.…

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The Usual Suspects

My pets, similar to your pets I am sure, have perfected The Innocent Look. Sometimes they are cute. Sometimes they are naughty. (And sometimes it is at the same time.) What my pets most often are “the cause” of though, is something different… They are my muses and my inspiration! They make me laugh every…

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Getting in the holiday spirit

First of a few beads I am going to list here on the Bead Blog this week. Why not my Etsy store? Because I am lazy pressed for time, and this is easier. <g> Each bead, wired up with sterling silver components and Swarovski crystals for the bones, and shipped to US addresses, is $25.00.…

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