Saturday, October 19

New on Ebay! Autumn Goddess Orphans and MORE!


Autumn Goddess Orphans 
Materials: CiM - Creation is Messy, Effetre, Trautman Art and Double Helix Glasses

This 19 bead orphan set is an eclectic assortment of various Goddess beads.
The uniqueness of each goddess bead allows the designer to 
create a truly one of a kind piece of precious glass jewelry.

Each bead uses an base of Effetre or CiM glass with portals of silver infused glass encased in clear to capture the richness of each silver droplet.


Ocean Silvertrails 
Materials: CiM - Creation is Messy and Effetre Glasses with 99% Fine Silver Wire

This large set of 20 Silvertrail beads combine the colours of the Ocean wrapped with 99% Fine Silver Wire. Hues include Effetre's Light Aquamarine, Light Turquoise, and Light Teal as well as Pale Aquamarine and CiM Seafoam Ltd Run.


Silver Orbs
Materials: Effetre and Double Helix Glasses and 99% Fine Silver Wire

This set of 7 encased round beads were created on a base of rare Double Helix silver glass, Psyche Light. This glass starts as a deep purple, but when each bead core was wrapped in 99% fine silver wire and reduced to create the dramatic hues of blues, purples and cream. Each result was then captured under a thick encasement of Effetre clear glass.


Purple Rose Barrels and Rounds
Materials: Effetre Glass and Val Cox Glass Frit

On a base of Effetre Dark Lavender transparent, Val Cox purple rose frit was generously sprinkled and melted into the surface of each barrel and round bead in this set.


Friday, October 18

Quick October Update.... I'm still here!


Faux Beach Glass Rounds
Materials: CiM - Creation is Messy and Effetre Glasses, Silvered Ivory Stringer

On bases of Effetre Pale Aquamarine and CiM's Aloe Juice Ltd Run, silvered ivory stringer was used to decorate each bead. These beads were tumble etched to a smooth beach glass feel with the silver microdots sprinkled among dots and lines.



Tianhou - Goddess Series# 159
Materials: CiM - Creation is Messy, Effetre, Trautman Art and Double Helix Glasses

"Tianhou is a Buddhist and Taoist goddess of sailors. She is a patron of the sea and those in distress." 

On a base of CiM's Weimaraner Ltd Run, an opaque grey, portals were created using layers of Dark Ivory and CiM's Black Currant Ltd Run. Double Helix silver test glass named NO-486 creates portals in water hues. Each portal was reduced and encased in clear glass to create an iridescent and dots of Double Helix Aurae were added and reduced to bring out the shine of each highlight dot.



Etched Tapestry Organix Mixed Set
Materials: Vetrofond and Effetre Glasses, 99% Silver and Assorted Glass Frit

Various bases of Effetre glasses were combined with fine silver foil and wire and sprinkled with a custom blend of rare Purple Rose, Raku and Tobacco glass frit to create this organic set of beads. Glasses include Effetre Sedona, Opal Yellow, Light Turquoise, Copper Green, New Violet, Coral, Light Sky Blue and Vetrofond Mauvelous. These beads were etched to a matte organic feel with the silver microdots sprinkled among the tapestry patterning.



Tuesday, October 1

A few new sets to kick off October!

Treasure Relics
Materials: CiM - Creation is Messy and Double Helix Glasses

This set of beads was created on a base of CiM Ltd Run, Frangipani, very pale opal purple.
Double Helix's Aurae frit was generously sprinkled and reduced the glass to a golden sheen and metallic shine!


Asiaq - Goddess Series# 158
Materials: CiM - Creation is Messy, Effetre, Trautman Art and Double Helix Glasses

"Asiaq is a weather goddess (or, more rarely a god) and was quite frequently invoked by the angakoq for good weather, for instance if spring was late it was important content her to make sure she would send rain and melt the ice." 

On a base of CiM's Neon Blue Ltd Run, portals were created using layers of Dark Ivory and CiM's Trade Winds Ltd Run. Trautman's rare JD Mix silver glass creates portals in water hues. Each portal was encased in clear glass and dots of Double Helix Triton were added and reduced to bring out the shine of each highlight dot.



Silvertrails - Harvest 
Materials: Bullseye Glasses and 99% fine silver wire

This large set of 16 Silvertrail beads combine the colours of the Harvest wrapped with 99% Fine Silver Wire. Hues include Fudgesicle, Butterscotch, Cinnabar, Amber and Carnelian.
So rich and vibrant for Fall!