Monday, March 10, 2008

2008 Commemorative Bead

commemorative beadEach year, in celebration of the annual Bead and Button Show, a commemorative bead is designed by a lampwork artist. This year's bead is made by Kim Fields, known for her beautiful floral lampwork beads. The bead is available for purchase through the Bead & Button show - click on the title above and you'll be redirected to the order form. The B&B site is now listing this bead at extremely limited quantities. Order soon!!!

While you're at the Bead & Button Show site, be sure to check out the classes. There are a few that have sold out and some with limited seating, but also quite a few that are still open.

If you are unsure about which class to take, an absolutely beautiful design that you might enjoy - especially if you love all things vintage - is Diane Hyde's Vintage Echoes necklace (shown right). Diane does a beautiful job designing in the Art Nouveau tradition. Click HERE to go to her online class registration.
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Carrie said...

Kim's bead is beautiful! Thanks for sharing that lovely lampwork bead.

SuzyQ said...

Isn't it just gorgeous?!!!

Betina Sandra Guelman said...

is beautiful!

capitolagirl said...

That bead is beautiful! I love the colors.