Just released from Beadwork Magazine:


Bid on 10 Beautiful Baubles from Beadwork magazine to Benefit Women in Need, Nov. 15�25

Start your holiday shopping early by bidding on 10 stunning pieces of jewelry in Beadwork magazine's eBay charity auction to benefit The HOPE Bracelet Project, which fosters new skills and revenue by teaching women in Ethiopia to create beaded jewelry, and Beads of Hope, which helps Cuban women break the circle of poverty by bringing them jewelry-making skills and supplies.

Through Nov. 25 (Noon MST), bidders can visit the Beadwork website, www.beadworkmagazine.com, to view the accessories then follow the links to the eBay auction site to place a bid. The 10 necklaces and bracelets on the auction block are from the Beadwork: Stringing Fall 2004 special issue, including a Peruvian pink opal necklace, an ocean jasper necklace, a sassy lavender fiber-and-bead showpiece, three vintage Czech pressed-glass numbers, and other original designs�all handmade by Beadwork magazine editors.

Those who covet the jewelry but are outbid should not despair. Detailed instructions for making the jewelry in the auction are in the Beadwork: Stringing Fall 2004 issue ($7.99), on newsstands nationwide through Jan. 31, 2005.

Beadwork�s next special issue, Beadwork: Stringing Spring 2005 ($7.99) goes on sale March 1, 2005. Reserve yours today!


Beadwork magazine, published 8x/year, including special issues, is the fastest-growing publication of Interweave Press, the Loveland, Colorado-based publisher of seven magazines and more than 150 books related to crafts and natural living. Beadwork was founded in 1998 and has nearly doubled its readership in the past year.