Jewelry & Beading

Beaded Netting Necklace and Earrings

Beaded Netting Necklace and Earrings © 2010 Diane Duncan

While traveling throughout the midwest of the USA we discovered a Escapee RV Park with an avid group of beaders. It quickly became a favorite stop on our trip south each fall. Beads frequently appear in my artwork but there is nothing like the joy of creating and wearing a new ‘bauble’.

When in Quartzsite Do as the Quartzsiters Do

Posted by on February 24, 2012 in Featured Flag, Jewelry & Beading | 0 comments

When in Quartzsite Do as the Quartzsiters Do

This afternoon we stopped in Quartzsite at one of my favorite bead shops for an introductory lesson in soldering settings for jewelry. Because it involved using ‘tools’ I was able to convince Don that he should join me. We had a great afternoon with John Zwickl. When I think back to my first impressions of this small desert community and now realize that it has become a regular stop as we travel through the area, I just shake my head. Although we won’t be here long enough to do more courses this winter, I think it would be...

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