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Sunday 28 November 2010

Pick of the week - Winter to Wear

A beautiful 25mm lampwork heart focal is the centre piece of this necklace
A VERY VINTAGE CHRISTMAS Lampwork and copper necklace by PixieWillow

Joke: A penguin walks into a bar. Goes up to the barman and says Have you seen my brother? The barman replies What does he look like?
Penguin big hole bead by HelenPetersBeads

Stunning shimmery sparkly focal bead made by me, decorated with an icy pattern, teamed with sparkly laser cut sterling silver beads and suspended from a sterling silver trace chain.
Ice Burst Pendant by chameleonsdesigns

Run, run as fast as you can....Actually this pair are quite happy to hang out whispering Christmas secrets in your ear!
Glass Gingerbread Men Stud Earrings on Sterling Silver by flyingcheesetoastie

A delicate pendant handwoven from seed beads and crystals, with a glass pearl at its heart.
Sparkle Pendant - Pink Champagne by nemeton

Winter Rose was created with my own lampwork bead, sterling silver findings, Swarovski crystal beads and freshwater white pearls.
Winter Rose - Sterling silver, glass and Swarovski crystal necklace by MyPrecious

Pop on the mulled wine, put out mince pies, it's official, Christmas is fast on it's way! Check out this beautifully crafted Chrismas jewellery created by some of the talented peeps in FHFteam 2010
Enjoy, Jolene x

Sunday 21 November 2010

Pick of the week - A Drop in the Ocean

A pretty focal in shades of pale pink and turquoise, with an urchin & a starfish

By the Water lampwork focal glass bead by crocosmiajewellery

7 donut beads of aqua, turquoise and ivory, wrapped with silvered ivory stringer and pure silver wire and 6 tiny spacers in transparent aqua
Sea and Sand by midgetgembeads

This bracelet moves beautifully when worn and sparkles like the sea!
Ocean Dreams Bracelet by cathsbeadyshed

Large Shell Bead coated in clio which creates this fabulous purple and blue shimmer
clio shell bead by justdesirejewellery

A hand-shaped flat tab focal of swirling blues and purple on a pale grey background. Etched to give a matte softness.
Breeze by beadupastorm

A big wave and warm welcome to our new members this November. Here is a gorgeous selection of picks that are just a drop in the ocean when it comes to the wonderful creations on offer from the fabulous FHFteam 2010
Enjoy, Jolene x

Monday 15 November 2010

Pick of the week - Texture like Sun

Set of 7 lampwork beads in a lozenge shape with stunning irridescent shades of black, silver, gold, blue and lots of other shimmery colours inbetween!
Mirage Lampwork Bead Set by helbels

I don't know why it's so hard to get pure copper findings - almost all are plated - so after a lot of requests, I've made some copper versions of my most popular sterling designs.
Handmade solid copper toggle clasp starburst texture by mizgeorge

A set of five handmade glass beads in a beautiful scarlet red decorated with gold foil and murrini in black, white and red. This opulent set has an oriental look and would make a stunning piece of jewellery.
Geisha. A set of handmade lampwork beads by Josephine Wadman

Honey Shimmer is a clear honey and opaque sandstone lampwork mini bead set with glittering oil slick dot and line decoration
Honey Shimmer mini bead set by kitzbitz

Five square pillow of encased silver glass wrapped in pure gold leaf. Wow these juicy!! Beatiful pink and purple mother of pearl effect shining though the layers of gold leaf.
Eye Popping Pillows by Kate Sullivan

Inspired by a lyric - Golden brown texture like sun, this weeks team picks all have a special shimmer and glowing quality which makes me long for summer already. Click here to see more from FHFteam 2010
Enjoy, Jolene x

Friday 12 November 2010

Pick of the week - Sing a Rainbow

Bold fused glass stars and a heart in the centre!
Red Hots Italian murrini glass brooch by flyingcheesetoastie

Stunning, hand-shaped, one of a kind blown bead with a dark blue spiral and soft, exotic colouring.
Handmade lampwork blown bead, borosilicate glass - Marrakech by flyingbead

A set of 7 lampwork glass beads in bright yellow and white.
Lampwork Bead Set Yellow Wave by ARJewellery

This cute little bird bead is one of my range of itsy bitsy bird beads. It is approx 15mm high and 22mm from beak to tail.

Little bird bead by blackheartbeads

A bright and breezy lavender blue and black enamel on copper pendant with a daisy motif.

Lavender Blue Daisy Enamel Pendant by paintboxcrafts

A set of 5 beads, made using reactive glass which has given shades of mainly purples and blues. Encased with a thick layer of crystal clear glass.

A graduated set of 5 encased beads by HelenPetersBeads

Set of 8 handcrafted purple lampwork lentils with frit, raised dot and murrini decoration on both sides, in shades of light blue, black and lilac. These beads have been etched for a soft, muted finish.
Tempest Lampwork Bead Set by helbels

My daughter saw her first rainbow in the sky just the other day and was amazed. No wonder this inspired me to create a rainbow pick of the week for the fabulous FHFteam 2010
Enjoy, Jolene x