Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Beading Gets Bigger!

Interweave Press, the creator of popular magazines such as Beadwork, has been bought up by a bigger media company, Aspire Media. To read more on this story, click on the title above!

Sunday, August 14, 2005

The Beaded Garden

Just out! The Beaded Garden by Diane Fitzgerald. I've not seen it yet, but it apparently contains all kinds of projects for creating beautifully beaded flowers. Click on the title above to take you to her opening book signing event at Bobby Bead in Minneapolis. You can also pre-order the book at

Monday, August 08, 2005

Poppy Field Bead Company

The work of Margo Field is superb. Her website "Poppy Field Bead Company" has some beautiful examples of her beadwork. Her specialty is flowers and floral design and each design reminds me of wildflowers in an open field. Click on the title above to take you to her website and from there, click on "Workshops 2005" to see a wonderful selection of her work. Enjoy!

Saturday, August 06, 2005

Preserving Xhosa Beadwork

I've found a wonderful, short article on the work of Stephen Long. Stephen is a well known collector of traditional Xhosa beadwork which he gathers in the field. He has also led trips for the Beadventures tours in South Africa and recently completed a lecture tour in the United States. Click on the title to take you to a short but informative article!
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Friday, August 05, 2005

Beadwork from the Eastern Cape

I've discovered another site offering authentic, old beadwork from South Africa for sale. Click on the title above to take you to the home page and from there, click on "Gallery" to see what's currently on offer. There are some very interesting pieces - Enjoy!
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Thursday, August 04, 2005

Sign My Guestbook!

Please feel free to share your thoughts. Click on the title and it will redirect you to the Beadweaver Guestbook page.