Okay I am looking for the chunky nugget turquoise and coral beads which are very popular in this areas right now. Kippy Kowgirl carries some that are similiar to the necklaces I want to make. I am having a hard time finding the crosses and pendants for them tho. Can anyone help me out?? I want to get my daughter started making some as a stay at home mom but the few that make them around here arent telling.
Where else do you find beads and pendants? Do you order on line? The instructor last night suggested online: Firemountaingems, auntiesbeads, riogrande, and fusionbeads, all .coms. She also suggested Walmart, Michaels, Ben Franklin along with several local shops.
I'm going to Michaels tomorrow with my coupon and pick up some odds and ends. It will be my first trip for beading items. I have lots of old jewelry here and will check it out before I go so that I will have an idea about what I might want to do.
I went to Michaels and they have a lot of stuff. In fact, it is pretty overwhelming especially when there is no one there to assist you. I picked up a few things; raided my husband's work bench for a few tools; and then picked up a beading magazine at the supermarket.
I raided my costume jewelry drawer that I had stashed in my closet. Some of the stuff I hadn't looked at in years. Now when I look at beaded jewelry I check out how it is made. I have a new appreciation for the craft.
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