Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Lampwork Bead of the Day: February 29

Happy Leap day everyone! An extra day for all to enjoy. (Though I wish they had put it in July or so.)

Browsing for beads, I found this fantastic set from Silver River Glassworks:

Twilight Shadow Handmade Lampwork Glass Lentil Beads Blue Purple

I can't stop looking at it. The colour variation is wonderful!

Sonja - you made the silver glass sing!

Monday, February 27, 2012

Glass Art Bead of the Day for Monday, February 27th

Today's bead is this awsome abstract by Karen of Fire N Sand.

Karen has some awesome focals, sets, vessels and much more in her shop, so please cruise on over there for the full view. She also participates in the Bead of the Day promotion, so mention that when you order this bead for a special discount.  Thanks for reading today!

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Bead of the Day 2-23-12

The bright vibrant colors of this bead from Susan Lambert caught my attention so I had to share it for today's Bead of the Day. This bead has a bright green base and juicy orange polka dots. She has strung it on a chain so it can be worn. Click HERE to check out this Happy Bead. Click HERE to see more of Susan's work.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Glass Bead of the Day - 2/21

The only thing that sends me over the moon more than silvered ivory glass beads is... the color purple. Naturally this set had to catch my eye:

You'll find these beauties in Spawn of Flame's Etsy shop.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Glass Art Bead of the Day for Monday, February 20

Happy Monday!  Today we have this delightful fish from Susanne Folin of Babs Beads & Design to admire:
Violetta Fish Handmade Glass Lampwork Bead - by Susanne of Babs Beads & Design
This fish is so full of color, it's even smiling! :)  This fish bead is another one of Susanne's lovely fish that can be found in her ArtFire shop. along with many other beautiful florals and flower beads, plus many focal beads, big holed beads, glass rings, and more.

See what's new on the Fire Divas block by visiting the weekly ArtFire thread here or the Etsy weekly thread here.  Have a great Monday! :)

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Lampwork Bead of the Day: February 15

Love is in the air!

And I love this bead:

Pink Implosion Heart Pendant

Simply lovely.

Made by the talented Patrice from Shepherd Creations. You should visit her ArtFire shop to see all the marvelouse beads she creates.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Glass Bead of the Day: February 13th

Amid all the furor about a certain breast cancer charity, let us not forget the founding purpose for these in the first place.  With that in mind, let's enjoy this artistic dedication bead that illustrates the future owner's commitment to the cause of fighting breast cancer and raising awareness:

Breast Cancer Survivor Goddess African American Glass Bead Focal - Holly's Folly Glass

Holly has these for sale in both her ArtFire and Etsy shops, and will even make them custom for your specifications (partial or full mastectomy, etc.).  Holly also offers 10% off the Bead of the Day, so order today if you can so you can get that discount. :)

The Fire Divas ArtFire and Etsy threads showcase the newest goodies, so be sure to check those out.  As always, the Facebook Fan Page also has fresh photos and listings, plus a link to the most updated blog posts and challenges.  Thanks for reading!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Lampwork Bead of the Day - 2-7

I've long had a fascination with heart shaped glass beads but when I saw this bead by Kathleen of Ugly Duckling Beads, I knew I had to pick it for today's post! She's turned the heart into a ballarina!!!  Isn't it pretty??

 There still time to get a heart bead for your beloved in time for Valentine's Day ! ;-)

Monday, February 6, 2012

Glass Bead of the Day: Monday, February 6

Happy Monday!  Today I was enchanted by this gorgeous purple focal from Lara Lutrick:
Purple Handmade Lampwork Bead with Raku Scrolls
Lara has really done something special with the colors on this bead, which she describes as a color-changing purple with brown raku scrolls.  See this and other gorgeous beads by Lara in her Etsy shop.  You can also find Lara's shop on ArtFire, and if you get this bead today, you can get Free Shipping as part of the Bead of the Day program!

See the week's ArtFire and Etsy threads, and thanks for enjoying glass art with us! :)