I'll start with hearts. I am finally getting to a point where I can say, "I can make hearts" instead of calling myself heart challenged when it comes to making glass beads in that shape. I had a ton of fun making these which also is something new for me. Usually I would get frustrated because they never looked like I wanted them to and I had a hard time making the glass go where I wanted it. I now understand what my first bead instructor, Robin, was trying to tell me - it just clicked this time!!!
The next heart was inspired by a bead a saw in the Feb. 2012 issue of Soda Lime Times. Many artists were featured in that issue, but I believe the artist who made the bead that inspired me is, Vickie Miller.
I loved making the longer ones and decided to try a shorter, plumper heart.
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The last of my hearts for the day:
That is it for the heart beads, and I'll be back with more of the disc beads I made to fit the Staxx brand system. Which I recently found out, that Staxx has gone out of business. My hope is they were bought out by someone and the system will be seen again some day under a different name. Until then, if you are a Staxx lover, buy up what you can find at your local gift stores and I do have a few pieces in my stash for my customers too!
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