Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Bead Sets and Inspirations

There's something about the allure of a set of handcrafted beads. The shapes and intricate color combinations create endless possibilities...




But what to do with all of these lovely bead sets? Well no one can go wrong with a dainty pair of earrings:



Or perhaps a sea-swept bracelet?


But beads are not only for jewelry - they can even decorate your creative writing!


What's your favorite way to use handmade beads?

Featuring artisan handmade creations by the Starving Artists jewelry team. SATeam members create handcrafted jewelry and beads. More information about our team and its current shop owner members can be found at SATEAM.etsy.com and here on ArtFire.

19 comments:

mcstoneworks said...

Wow! Those are some stunning lampwork beads.

Ava said...

Beautiful and bright! Love the beads looks like I need to go shopping!

faeriiidust said...

The love birds are just adorable!

Carole said...

You know, that lampwork is just mouth-watering. And the earrings and bracelet are wonderful examples of the things you can do with it.

Rita alias alatvian said...

Great selection of gorgeous beads!
Thank you!

Jeanne said...

Gorgeous lampwork beads... we have such talented people in the group. I'm really loving that aqua bracelet, although everything is beautiful!!

Koolbraider said...

Beads, beads, beads!! My favorite thing to do with beads: let them run through my fingers! Wonderful and variety here.

Cat said...

I can't believe there was a time when I was NOT in love with lampwork!!

BeadSire said...

Beautiful - lovely selections

AMDesignsbyAngela said...

Oooh...this post is very seductive...I love lampwork beads and these are tempting me...and the pieces chosen for inspiration have sparked several ideas.

Tasha said...

The bird beads are just the cutest!!

tjrjewellery said...

Very talented bunch of lampwork beaders in the group - well done!

Nicole Valentine-Rimmer said...

OH my favorite, glass! Thanks for including my beads! I love those little birdies.

DawninCal said...

Scrumptious beads and wonderful creations!

galadryl said...

Lovely lampwork beads and jewelry, love Erika's bracelet.

FeatheredGems said...

Ah, lampwork...sigh. I really love that pen--very cool way to show off the great beads!

ShinyAdornments said...

Lovely lovely choices...lampwork hoarding is a passion of mine. LOL

Kristy
Simply Shiny Blog

Bonnie said...

This is a gorgeous collection of beads. Thanks for bringing them to my attention.
Bonnie

Cassie said...

Beautiful beads and wonderful items made with them! Very nice!