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Mar 2015    Harpers Ferry, WV, USA

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My soapbox...

Ok, I need to vent a little bit here. I’ve held my tongue as long as I can on this. I’ve run across it so many times on this site, and on many others. I see, time and time again, when people post photos of jewelry they’ve made, and don’t give...

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Beading Retreat, anyone?

I am an avid birdwatcher. Many years ago, several of us who belong to a birding forum, got together for a birding retreat during spring migration, in Corpus Christi, Texas, and the whole South Texas & Texas / Mexican border vicinity. It was a...

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Decorative end caps, bead caps,

I just made a small investment in several types of lucite flower beads. I’m now in search of Pretty end caps and decorative bead caps to turn them into pretty flower jewelry! I’ve seen several of you use those, and I’m wondering where you find...

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Crystal Montees?

I have a pattern that requires the use of Montees, in size “20ss”. Most sites don’t list their montees in “ss” sizes, but instead, use millimeters. Can anyone tell me how big a 20ss montee is, in millimeters? I need 80 of these beads, with the 2...

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Seed Bead Favorites?

What is your favorite brand of seed bead? Why? Which size do you prefer, and do you tend to favor a particular color? I’m addicted to seed beads! I started out thinking it didn’t make much difference what kind they were, so I foolishly spent...

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Jewelers.Community members meet in Scotland!

I traveled to Oban, Scotland, this past May, as a part of a three-week trip across the beautiful Scottish countryside. Oban was a planned stop on our itinerary. Only a few weeks before traveling from the U.S., I joined this Jewelers.Comunity...

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Hmmmm...to bead, or to plant spring flowers?

The weather is finally getting nice here, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of West Virginia. The ice has finally melted off my deck, and the yard is drying out and it’s time for planting spring flowers. I now find myself torn, between working on a...

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Hi, just checking in!

Amazing what you find on the web, at almost 3 o’clock in the morning! I don’t sleep well, so I was browsing around some jewelry sites, and found a link to this community. Thought I would give it a try. I’m Terrie, from West Virginia. I’ve been...