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