GlastoWireStudioUK

Lonely Soldier Designs, Gems, Cabs, Wire, Tutorials

Glastonbury, England · 1147 Sales

GlastoWireStudioUK

Lonely Soldier Designs, Gems, Cabs, Wire, Tutorials

Glastonbury, England 1147 Sales On Etsy since 2014

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Announcement   Glastonbury Wire Studio is the home for all things wire jewellery related. We are a small family run company based in Glastonbury UK. We are wire pendant designer extraordinaire: Lonely Soldier Designs (aka James) and jewellery designer and dogsbody Tabatha. Together we run workshops, the UK's only Wire Wrapping Retreat and wire books sharing Lonely Soldier's secrets of wire design.

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Last updated on 28 Nov, 2017

Glastonbury Wire Studio is the home for all things wire jewellery related. We are a small family run company based in Glastonbury UK. We are wire pendant designer extraordinaire: Lonely Soldier Designs (aka James) and jewellery designer and dogsbody Tabatha. Together we run workshops, the UK's only Wire Wrapping Retreat and wire books sharing Lonely Soldier's secrets of wire design.

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This is my job for the next few days; listing In the Studio 02 pendants for sale on Etsy!
In honour of Beltane here in Glastonbury and all the May day celebrations with the freshly cut maypole we have a discount code BELTANE17 20% off but like Cinderella it is only valid until midnight GMT
The new paperback copies are in and ready to be posted. The matt finish is divine!
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About

Glastonbury's Bead Shop

Minerva Beads and Crafts came out of an obsession with all things beads and jewellery. We started as a small market stall attending markets in and around Somerset but soon realised that this was not going to work for us long term so we decided to open a bricks and mortar shop. Glastonbury was chosen as the best location as it is a vibrant and lively town and was some where that we felt suited us and also there was not bead shop there already. We have been trading from the top of the high street for over 3 years now and while business is never straightforward it is a very enjoyable place to be. We sell a wide variety of beads and findings but we specialise in all things wire, we have a good stock of wire tools, bare copper wire and both colour and silver plated wire. We also have a large selection of semi precious beads including chips and cabochons. We have a workshop where we teach all sorts of beading workshops, including some specialist crystal workshops and it is also where you can buy Lonely Soldiers Designs work from too. Lonely Soldier is a partner in the business but he is also a very talented wire jewellery designer, he teaches from our workshop as well as designs the tutorials that are downloadable from here too. The shop is open mon-fri 10-5 and we also have a website. We chose etsy as our platform for selling some of our selection of semi precious beads and cabochons as it felt like the best way to show what we have. We are very proud of our selection as most of them are hand picked by either myself or Lonely Soldier so we feel confident that you will love them too!

Shop members

  • Tabatha James

    Owner

    I started running a small bead shop on Glastonbury High Street back in 2011 with my partner James aka Lonely Soldier Designs. We began running workshops and creating wire tutorials in 2012 and haven't looked back!

  • James Ferris

    Owner

    While a partner in the business my main role is as the designer Lonely Soldier Designs. I design wire wrapped pendants and jewellery and run wire workshops. I also design, photograph and write tutorials my latest being a book In The Studio 01.

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