Only One

California, United States · 51 Sales


Only One

California, United States 51 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Deborah Glasser

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Deborah Glasser

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Only One

Hello, and thank you for visiting my shop.
I would like to show you some of my work. My pieces are one of a kind and are my own creations. I am very proud of them. I've been sewing and beading since I was 5 years old. I am now over 65. Have been an evening wear designer, beader, seamstress, quilter and teacher. I love to sew and always have enjoyed sharing this craft with others.
At 25, I was stricken with M.S. It's set me back a BIT but nothing will defeat me in my quest for the almighty bead. Even breast cancer in 2007 only strengthened my resolve to succeed at my craft. I bead everyday. In some manner. Sometimes only to learn or try a new pattern of play with a new bead. As long as one or the other hand is functioning I'm beading.
I now live in the desert of southern California with my husband of over 35 years. The mountains, the creatures, and the sky are my inspiration. The plants and animals of this region are unique and I find great beauty in my surroundings. There is a Red Tail Hawk that visits my back yard. The majesty and elegance he exudes gives my heart a freedom and peacefulness. Bobcats hunt in the fields nearby. Coyotes investigate everything and everywhere.One of our local bridges is home to a large bat population. Each night at dusk we mere humans treck out to watch them fly off into the night to feed. All of these creatures, the peace, the quiet, the seasons of the the desert are what I want to try to share with you through my work.
I hope you enjoy my bead work and I am so glad you stopped by.
Lately I have enjoyed a great deal of success and notoriety for my work. Recently I won a Grand prize Silver medal for my necklace Mayan Princess, (Sept 2014) You can see my necklace "Geometricks" on the back cover of Rock & Gem magazine Nov. 2012 issue. On the back cover of Bead-it Dec. 2013 is my bronze medal winner "Windchill" .Crafts Report winter 2013 the back cover once again with "Geometricks"
Beadwork magazine chose me to participate in their bead challenge you can see my piece "PI" on page 13 of the Dec2013/Jan 2014 issue. Bead and Button magazine chose me for their bead challenge you can see that piece on page 14, August 2014 issue #122.
Fire Mountain gems & beads chose my finalist necklace "Raven Women" on page 226 on their 2014-2015 comprehensive catalog. And my Employee's Choice Grand Prize winner "Heavy Metal" (design # F637) is featured in the, Jan 2016-2017 Seed Beads Catalog Supplement.
This has been quite a journey these last few years. I hope to continue my good fortune and hope you will come along with me. Stay tuned in to my site and let's have a good time and enjoy the beading. Stop by often just to see what's new.

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Last updated on 20 Jul, 2017
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I require a 20% deposit on custom orders. They usually take a month to complete, unless special arrangements have been made. Contact me with any questions.


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