Sunday, December 9, 2018


Emerald Green Handmade Lampwork Glass Lentil Beads with Raku Frit

These handmade lampwork glass lentil beads turned out awesome. They are made using a transparent pale emerald green and some raku frit which created beautiful shades of creams, brown, purples and blues. These handmade beads would make an awesome bracelet or use individually to make pendants. Silver beads not included.


Measures approximately 17-18mm
Mandrel size 1/16
Hole size approximately 2mm


These beautiful earrings can be found in my Designer Lampwork Beads section in my Covergirlbeads Artfire Store

All glass lampworked beads are handmade by me, Covergirlbeads glass artisan, Charlotte Hayes. I am a Texas artist living in Alvin near the Gulf of Mexico. I am located near larger and popular Texas cities like Houston, Galveston and Sugar Land. I love incorporating my lampwork beads into jewelry designs using semi precious gemstones, pearls, crystals and other mixed media materials to create beautiful jewelry for you.

Member of Self Representing Artists SRA #H98
Handmade beads made in the USA
Handmade beads made in Texas


 







Saturday, December 8, 2018


Shiny opaque grigio verde, gray green, handmade lampwork beads wrapped in fine silver with a shiny glass bead finish.

Grigio Verde Handmade Lampwork Glass Beads Gray Green Silver 855gfs

These beautiful handmade glass beads were made using a gorgeous gray green glass called grigio verde. It is a rich and luscious grayish glass that can create shades of green. I added .999 fine silver around them for even more luxury. I am getting some beautiful effects with it as you can see in a variety of example photos. They have a shiny glass bead finish. 

Size: approximately 10-11mm x 7-8mm
Mandrel size: 1/16
Hole size approximately 2mm
 

These beautiful beads can be found in my Gray Glass Beads section in my Covergirlbeads Artfire Store.


All glass lampworked beads are handmade by me, Covergirlbeads glass artisan, Charlotte Hayes. I am a Texas artist living in Alvin near the Gulf of Mexico. I am located near larger and popular Texas cities like Houston, Galveston and Sugar Land. I love incorporating my lampwork beads into jewelry designs using semi precious gemstones, pearls, crystals and other mixed media materials to create beautiful jewelry for you.


Friday, December 7, 2018


Amber Rose Rosata Handmade Lampwork Glass Beads Silver Wrapped 083gfs 
Rosata Amber Rose Handmade Lampwork Glass Beads Wrapped in Fine Silver

These feminine beads were hand made using transparent rosata glass. Rosata is a beautiful delicate and luxurious amber rose color. I wrapped them in .999 fine silver for added sparkle and shine. These romantic lampwork glass beads would be great for wedding jewelry, bridesmaids, proms, or other fashionable earrings, bracelets and charms. These handmade glass beads have a glossy glass bead finish.

All glass lampworked beads are handmade by me, Covergirlbeads glass artisan, Charlotte Hayes. I am a Texas artist living in Alvin near the Gulf of Mexico. I am located near larger and popular Texas cities like Houston, Galveston and Sugar Land. I love incorporating my lampwork beads into jewelry designs using semi precious gemstones, pearls, crystals and other mixed media materials to create beautiful jewelry for you. Care and love is given to each piece.

These beautiful beads can be found in my Pink Glass Beads section in my Covergirlbeads Artfire Store.

Measures approximately 10-11mm x 7-8mm
Mandrel size 1/16
Hole size approximately 2mm





Wednesday, November 28, 2018


Rose quartz is such a bright yet soft and feminine shade of pink.  It's one of my favorites.  This large handmade glass bead is made using transparent rose quartz glass. It is a beautiful true "pinky" pink. There are thousands of air bubbles trapped within this large lentil bead. The photo below depicts the transparency and all of the air bubbles trapped within this shiny glass bead.

Rose Quartz Pink Handmade Lampwork Glass Focal Lentil Bead And Bubbles 

The following photo shows how this pink bead looks against a white background.

 Rose Quartz Pink Handmade Lampwork Glass Focal Lentil Bead And Bubbles


Focal Bead Size: 24mm x 24mm x 14mm
Mandrel size: 3/32mm


All of these beautiful beads can be found in my pink glass beads section in my Covergirlbeads Artfire Store.


 

Tuesday, November 27, 2018



What bright cheery handmade lampwork beads!

Handmade Lampwork Beads Dark Grass Green Glass Beads Etched Silver


Etched transparent dark grass green handmade lampwork glass beads wrapped in .999 fine silver with a frosted sea glass bead finish.

These beautiful green handmade glass beads are hand made using transparent dark grass green glass. I wrapped them in .999 fine silver for added sparkle and shine. These bright beads have been etched for a frosted matte sea glass bead finish.


These beautiful beads can be found in my Green Glass Beads section in my Covergirlbeads Artfire Store

Sold individually by the bead:


Measures approximately 10-11mm x 7-8mm
Mandrel size 1/16
Hole size approximately 2mm

  

All glass lampworked beads are handmade by me, Covergirlbeads glass artisan, Charlotte Hayes. I am a Texas artist living in Alvin near the Gulf of Mexico. I am located near larger and popular Texas cities like Houston, Galveston and Sugar Land. I love incorporating my lampwork beads into jewelry designs using semi precious gemstones, pearls, crystals and other mixed media materials to create beautiful jewelry for you.



  Blue Agate Faceted Gemstone Bracelet



 Blue Lace Agate Bracelet Sterling Silver Heart Toggle Clasp Elegant


This is an elegant feminine artisan handmade bracelet. It is a blue agate bracelet made using round faceted gemstone beads. Blue lace agate is an opaque soft creamy blue color. It has round sterling silver beads between the blue agate beads. I added a simple sterling silver heart toggle clasp to finish it.  

Beautiful agate bracelet personally handcrafted by me, Covergirlbeads jewelry artisan, Charlotte Hayes. I live along the Texas Gulf Coast. I like using a variety of my handmade lampwork glass beads, gemstones, pearls, swarovski crystals and other mixed media.
 
My artisan handmade bracelets can be found in my Bracelets section in my Covergirlbeads Artfire Store.


Gemstone:  Blue lace agate faceted round: 6mm
Metal:  Sterling silver beads
Clasp:  Sterling silver heart toggle clasp
Length:  approximately 8 inches, 20.3 cm
Strung on 49 strand jeweler's wire






Sunday, November 25, 2018



Etched transparent dark teal green handmade lampwork glass beads made to resemble beach glass with a frosted sea glass bead finish.


Etched Light Teal Green Lampwork Beads Handmade Beach Glass Beads 026e

These luxurious frosted handmade lampwork beads were made using transparent light teal green glass. Some call it teal green while others call it teal blue. My glass supplier simply calls it teal. What ever name you choose, I call them beautiful and rich in color. These trendy matte beads have been etched for a frosted handmade beach glass bead finish.


These beautiful beads can be found in my Green Glass Beads section in my Covergirlbeads Artfire Store

Sold individually by the bead:


Measures approximately 10-11mm x 7-8mm
Mandrel size 1/16
Hole size approximately 2mm

  
 All glass lampworked beads are handmade by me, Covergirlbeads glass artisan, Charlotte Hayes. I am a Texas artist living in Alvin near the Gulf of Mexico. I am located near larger and popular Texas cities like Houston, Galveston and Sugar Land. I love incorporating my lampwork beads into jewelry designs using semi precious gemstones, pearls, crystals and other mixed media materials to create beautiful jewelry for you. Care and love is given to each


Saturday, November 24, 2018





Beautiful brown beads made using glossy opaque mahogany colored red brown glass. These earthy handmade lampwork glass bead have a deep rich color with a shiny glass bead finish.

Handmade Lampwork Bead Shiny Opaque Dark Red Brown Reddish Glossy 452g


These are glossy reddish brown handmade lampwork glass beads that have been wrapped in .999 fine silver:


Handmade Lampwork Beads Mahogany Dark Red Brown Shiny Silver 452gfs


I also have some of these reddish brown handmade glass beads that have been etched:

Lampwork Beads Etched Dark Red Brown Opaque Glass 452e


And these gorgeous etched reddish brown lampwork glass beads wrapped in .999 fine silver:


Lampwork Beads Reddish Brown Handmade Glass Opaque Matte Silver 452efs


These beautiful beads can be found in my Brown Beige Taupe Glass Beads section in my Covergirlbeads Artfire Store.

Some important information about these brown beads:


Measures approximately 10-11mm x 7-8mm
Mandrel size 1/16
Hole size approximately 2mm

 
 
All glass lampworked beads are handmade by me, Covergirlbeads glass artisan, Charlotte Hayes. I am a Texas artist living in Alvin near the Gulf of Mexico. I am located near larger and popular Texas cities like Houston, Galveston and Sugar Land. I love incorporating my lampwork beads into jewelry designs using semi precious gemstones, pearls, crystals and other mixed media materials to create beautiful jewelry for you. Care and love is given to each