Lamp Work Beads, Pendants, Pearl,Crystal, Trade Beads

Bisbee, Arizona · 1713 Sales


Lamp Work Beads, Pendants, Pearl,Crystal, Trade Beads

Bisbee, Arizona 1713 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
Kate Drew-Wilkinson

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Kate Drew-Wilkinson

Green Clear Glass Spacers
Cat Beads Polymer
Christian Crosses Tiny Snow Flake Obsidian Beads
Blue Goldstone Faceted Square Beads
Turquose Large Slab Bead
Brazilian Carnelian Seaf Shaped Beads
Turquoise Nugget Pendant Large
Mexican Silver Necklace Flowers and Chain
Turtle Earrings
Moonstone and Sterling Silver Little Earrings
Antique Glass Bead And Silver Earrings
Ancient Indus Valley Carnelian Disk Bead Pendant
Moonstone and Sterling Silver 3 part Earrings
Turquoise Earrings with Silver and Safe Pewter
Large Turquoise Glass Bead on Two Knot Cord
Large Howlite Lenticular Beads
Carnelian Bohemian Hand Faceted Glass Bead #5
Large Cinnebar Bead on Two Knot Cord
Large Turquoise Nugget on Two Sliding Knots Cord
Green Lamp Work Glass Bead with Leaves
Helmet Shell Beads from the Bay of Bengal.
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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars

kspgallup on May 23, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

These beads not only look lovely with their soft white glow but they feel delicious...heavy and smooth and warm! Beautiful!


blusparc on May 12, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Sweet, light and perfect. Thanks Kate!


blusparc on Apr 19, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Awesome and well designed as are all of Kate's creations! Light weight and lots of sparkle.

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I've always earned my living as an artist and will to the end of my life!

I started my Gallery, Uptown Tribal, in Bisbee Arizona in about 1996 and filled it with my work exclusively.
I had already been one of the jewelry designers and manufacturers for The Nature Company, a national chain mostly found in upscale (!) Malls.
When I first arrived in Bisbee, I had already written, illustrated and self published two books, "Basic Wire Work For Bead Jewelery" (because there really was very little on the subject) and "How to be Successful in the Bead Jewelry Business" (Of course, because I don't sell them through Amazon, they say they are out of print. Not true, I publish them myself!)
I also began writing a weekly How To column for the Lapidary Journal. I wrote 46 articles in all, in the early 1990s.
This was followed by four How To 1 1/2 hour films. In those days, instructional films on Lamp Work and Bead Jewelry making, were few.
For several years in the early 1990s, I sold extensively on Ebay. Now I have committed most of my Online Sales to Etsy. I opened it in 2008 but did not begin selling until 2011.
For many years, I have traveled to England to teach lamp work and bead jewelry design and construction,during the heat of Arizona Summers. and have also spent many of those Summers in Normandy, France, also working in Glass.
Now that I have a little Grand Daughter, I will resist traveling to Europe in the Summers and go to California to teach.
My gallery has moved to another location in Bisbee but Uptown Tribal is still open!
I am now offering classes in my home studio.. I have 30 instructional films on Youtube.


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  • Kate Drew-Wilkinson

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Trained as a Shakespearean Actress in England, went on to Hollywood, New York and began designing jewelry as a way to stay home and raise my son, Noah. Have also worked in Pen and Ink drawing and making leather garments.

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