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Welcome to Amuse Beads!

I am an at home mom of three great kids, and part time volunteer, but my creative urges are not satisfied by baseball practice and gymnastics lessons. I tell my husband that I hear a voice (my muse), which won't shut up until I'm working on their project. My muse has a serious case of ADD, so there is no telling what I'll be making next! Now if only the muse could photograph and list items, I'd be set...

I learned beadweaving almost 15 years ago from a Choctaw Indian, and have greatly grown and expanded from the little amulet bags I made then. I took a lampwork class in 2006, and I'm mesmerized by molten glass in the flame. Bead embroidery is a more recent addition, and is a wonderful outlet for creative expression. Occasionally I try other mediums, you might see the results here. My crafting is seasonal, beadwork in the winter…

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  • Born on April 22
  • Joined March 20, 2010

Favorite materials

glass, seed beads, copper, silver wire, leather

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About

Welcome to Amuse Beads!

I am an at home mom of three great kids, and part time volunteer, but my creative urges are not satisfied by baseball practice and gymnastics lessons. I tell my husband that I hear a voice (my muse), which won't shut up until I'm working on their project. My muse has a serious case of ADD, so there is no telling what I'll be making next! Now if only the muse could photograph and list items, I'd be set...

I learned beadweaving almost 15 years ago from a Choctaw Indian, and have greatly grown and expanded from the little amulet bags I made then. I took a lampwork class in 2006, and I'm mesmerized by molten glass in the flame. Bead embroidery is a more recent addition, and is a wonderful outlet for creative expression. Occasionally I try other mediums, you might see the results here. My crafting is seasonal, beadwork in the winter (too dark and cold to turn on ventilation for the torch) and lampwork in the summer. My items are eclectic and different, but everything is original and 100 percent handmade by me.

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