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Announcement    Welcome to the Noble & Whimsical Etsy Shop. We specialize in modern and historical glass beads, made by hand in our Winnipeg Studio. Each bead is a tiny work of art, and I hope you'll enjoy them in your jewelry designs and historical recreation endeavors. In the downtime between bead making sessions, I use my kiln to slump all kinds of fun bottles and other glassware into useful platters, spoon rests and vessels. I'm very interested in doing custom work, so feel free to send me a message if you have something in mind!

If you're local to Winnipeg, Manitoba, you can find my beads and other products at Amuse n' Games, 1839 1/2 Portage Ave.

Announcement

Last updated on Apr 30, 2016

Welcome to the Noble & Whimsical Etsy Shop. We specialize in modern and historical glass beads, made by hand in our Winnipeg Studio. Each bead is a tiny work of art, and I hope you'll enjoy them in your jewelry designs and historical recreation endeavors. In the downtime between bead making sessions, I use my kiln to slump all kinds of fun bottles and other glassware into useful platters, spoon rests and vessels. I'm very interested in doing custom work, so feel free to send me a message if you have something in mind!

If you're local to Winnipeg, Manitoba, you can find my beads and other products at Amuse n' Games, 1839 1/2 Portage Ave.

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About NobleWhimsical

Sales 269
On Etsy since 2015

Pursuing a Passion for Glass

I have been making and selling jewelry for over ten years now, and ever since the beginning I've wanted to be able to create jewelry with beautiful lampwork beads.

Thanks to the support of my partners and the big loft in our home, I've been able to pursue my dream of creating my very own glass beads. I work from home making beads and sculpture every day, basking in the warmth of my kiln in the winter and cursing its necessity in the summer.

I am able to create all kinds of glass beads, from very modern to historical beads whose patterns go all the way back to the beginnings of glass technology. I'm a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism in the Kingdom of Northshield, and researching and making period beads is a big part of the fun of lampworking for me.

I use my kiln at night when the beads are finished annealing to slump and melt wine bottles and liquor bottles into fun and functional housewares. I love opening up the kiln in the morning to see what the magic of heat has done to the glass!

I love pushing my own limits and creating new and exciting things. Current project: Learning how to make all kinds of little fish murrini to build aquarium beads with! Stay tuned for new fun things all the time.

I'm a member of the Winnipeg Etsy Street Team (WEST), check out all items tagged with #winnipegteam for more cool stuff from Winnipeggers!

Shop members

  • Ashlyn Noble

    Owner

    Ashlyn has been crafting her whole life. She's also a big nerd with a degree in biology and an interest in medieval recreation. She spends any time not crafting hanging out with her two partners and four cats in her Winnipeg home.

Shop policies

Last updated on January 23, 2023
Hello shoppers! I'm dedicated to bringing you the shiny, whether you're looking for accurate historical reproduction beads or spiffy modern holographic stickers! I love making custom beads and working with you to make sure you get what you want. Send me a message any time about any aspect of my work.

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