Sunday, December 30, 2018

Light Amethyst Purple Handmade Lampwork Glass Beads



Purple Glass Beads Transparent Light Amethyst Handmade Lampwork 040g

These gorgeous purple lampwork beads were handmade using transparent light amethyst glass. It is the second of the amethyst group of glass nestled between pale and medium. These delicate handmade lampwork beads have a shiny glass bead finish.

All lampwork glass beads are handmade by me, Covergirlbeads glass artisan, Charlotte Hayes. My handmade beads are made one at a time in my studio along the Texas gulf coast. I'm also a handmade jewelry artisan and handcraft my jewelry designs one at a time.

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




Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Pea Green Handmade Lampwork Glass Heart Bead


What a bright cheerful color! Pea lime green handmade lampwork focal bead shaped like a heart with a glossy bead finish


Lime Green Pea Handmade Lampwork Glass Heart Bead

This bright handmade heart bead was made using an opaque pea green or lime green glass. It has been formed into a nice size focal bead with a shiny 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. 

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


Qty: 1 bead
Measures approximately: 19-20mm x 20mm x 12mm (Large)
Mandrel Size: 1/16
Hole Size: about 2mm



Sunday, December 23, 2018

Orange Handmade Lampwork Beads, Handmade Glass Beads



Shiny opaque orange handmade lampwork glass beads with a glossy bead finish.


Shiny Orange Handmade Lampwork Beads Glossy Opaque Glass 422g

Beautiful bright and sassy orange beads hand made using opaque orange glass. These handmade beads have a bright shiny halloween or pumpkin orange. These handmade glass beads have a shiny 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.
Member of Self Representing Artists SRA #H98
Handmade beads made in the USA
Handmade beads made in Texas



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







Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Frosted Clear Handmade Lampwork Glass Beads



Look at these gorgeous etched transparent clear handmade lampwork glass beads with a frosted sea glass bead finish.

Etched Beads Handmade Lampwork Beads Frosted Beads Sea Glass Bead SRA

These lampwork beads were made using transparent clear glass.  They have been etched for a frosted handmade sea glass bead or handmade beach glass bead finish.  These beautiful beads would be great for wedding jewelry, proms, or other fashionable earrings, bracelets and charms.

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.

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


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





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Friday, December 14, 2018

Beautiful Handmade Christmas Gift Ideas - Week 12




Here is your last chance to get in on some beautifully handcrafted gift ideas for Christmas.  This year's Countdown to Christmas is hosted by Julie and Harry of Blue Morning Expressions on their The Blu Print Blog.  Here are some gift ideas. 

  image 0  Mother Goddess Earrings, Fertility Earrings by Mary of PrettyGonzo


  image 0Crocheted Newborn Maryjanes by Pamela of MagdaleneKnits




 Not All Who Wander Are Lost necklace

Not All Who Wander Are Lost Necklace by Catherine of Shadow Dog Designs

 


   Undivided Back Postcard, Hotel Portland, Portland Oregon, Vintage Card by Colleen of PostcardsInTheAttic

 

image 0Hand Knit Fingerless Gloves for Women by Cathy of CraftingMemories1


Rudraksha, Blue Turquoise, Camel Jasper, Mala Prayer Tassel Bracelet
Rudraksha, Blue Turquoise, Camel Jasper, Mala Prayer Tassel Bracelet

  image 0Sideways Cross Bracelet by Connie of TheSingingBeader

 

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Collectible Christmas Penguin Thimble by Julie of Blue Morning Expressions


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Christmas Tree Bracelet by Linda of LindaB142



image 0Handmade Stained Glass Appalachian Quilt Square by Jo of Umeboshi Jewelry Designs



image 0Gingham Check Handmade Farmhouse Vintage-inspired Retro Adult Apron




image 0IrishCrochet Heart with 3D Roses by Ruth of RSSDesignsInFiber




Red And Pink Large Hole Lampwork Bracelet Charm Bead With Aurae Dots 
Red And Pink Large Hole Lampwork Bracelet Charm Bead with Aurae Dots Bead by Charlotte of Covergirlbeads



Hope you are able to find some beautiful handmade gifts for your family, friends or yourself!

Thank you Julie and Harry for another great year of Countdown to Christmas 2018.

Your comments and promotions are greatly appreciated by everyone.



Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Etched Dark Teal Green Handmade Lampwork Glass Beads Wrapped in Fine Silver



Etched transparent dark teal green handmade lampwork glass beads wrapped in fine silver with a frosted handmade sea glass bead finish.
Lampwork Beads Etched Dark Teal Handmade Bead Etched Glass Silver SRA

These beautiful green handmade lampwork beads were made using transparent dark teal green glass. Some call this color teal green with other refer to it as teal blue. They are a beautiful shade of deep rich darker blue green. I wrapped them in .999 fine silver for added sparkle and shine. These cool beads have been etched for a frosted matte sea glass finish.

These beautiful beads can be found in my Green 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.

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



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












Sunday, December 9, 2018

Emerald Green Glass Handmade Lampwork Bead Lentil Set with Raku


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

Grigio Verde Handmade Lampwork Glass Beads Wrapped in Fine Silver


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

Rosata Amber Rose Handmade Lampwork Glass Beads Wrapped in Fine Silver



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 light 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


Thursday, November 22, 2018


Beautiful deep rich transparent sage green beads!  Isn't this such a beautiful color? These handmade lampwork glass beads were made using transparent sage green glass. They are a beautiful deep rich darker green color. These glossy beads have a shiny glass bead finish.

 Shiny Transparent Sage Green Handmade Lampwork Glass Beads Glossy Bead

These come in a variety of finishes. Below I have some that have been wrapped in .999 fine silver.


Shiny Transparent Sage Green Handmade Lampwork Glass Beads Glossy Bead



 These beautiful glass beads are etched transparent sage green beads



Sage Green Beads Handmade Lampwork Beads Frosted Glass Beads Etched 

And lastly, here are my etched transparent sage green beads wrapped in fine silver




Lampwork Beads Transparent Sage Green Handmade Glass Beads Fine Silver 

Here are the details on these beautiful glass beads:


Size: approximately 10-11mm x 7-8mm
Mandrel size: 1/16
Hole size approximately 2mm
 
They can be found in my Green Glass Beads section in my Covergirlbeads Artfire Store.



 

Coral Orange Large Hole Bead, Handmade Lampwork Bead, Bracelet Bead with Fine Silver



Who wouldn't like a rich coral orange handmade large hole lampwork bracelet bead.  These gorgeous handmade lampwork beads have an approximate 5mm large hole size and is wrapped in .999 fine silver. The fit on my personal Pandora bracelet. 


Coral Orange Large Hole Bead Handmade Lampwork Bead with Fine Silver


My artisan glass charms fit trendy European charm bracelets including Pandora, Trollbeads, Biagi, Chamilia, Capri, Caspia, add a bead jewelry, snake bracelets and omega necklaces.

Each bead has been slipped onto my personal Pandora bracelet for fitting. My lampwork glass charm beads have about a 4.6 to 5mm hole so they will fit most chains, nylon, silk, ribbon, rubber and leather cords. Add them to a black leather necklace for a quick and easy way to expand your jewelry collection for instant new accessories and styles.

Handmade lampwork beads and glass charms created by me, Covergirlbeads glass artist, Charlotte Hayes. I make them one at a time in my studio, digitally kiln anneal them for strength and durability and clean them using a dremel. They are unique beads made in the USA and made in Texas. 



Measures 14mm x 7mm
Hole Size 5mm

These beautiful handmade beads can be found in  my Large Hole Beads section in my Covergirlbeads Artfire Store.






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