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Judy Richie replied to Sandy Schneider's discussion Source for Beads
"Look for beads with holes that are 2 to 3 millimeter.  Fire mountain gems has them.  They are out there, you just have to search.  I've searched on google and gotten results, too.  A lot of African beads have the larger…"
6 hours ago
Sandy Schneider posted a discussion

Source for Beads

I like to string beads when using artificial sinew for my pine needle coiling, but can't seem to find beads with large enough holes anymore.  Everything at Michaels, Joanne's, etc. is sized for filament, but not for cord, etc.  I went to a bead sale and was told beads with larger holes are no longer being manufactured.  Does anyone know of a source for small beads with larger holes?  Also, does anyone know, if ordering online, how do you tell what size the hole is?  Thanks!See More
9 hours ago
Cindy McFarland commented on Jarosław Sołtysiak (Ninjasystem)'s photo


"amazingly beautiful!"
10 hours ago
Cindy McFarland commented on Pam Stotts's photo


"very nice, love this!"
10 hours ago
Cindy McFarland posted a photo

gourd bowl

Pyrographed, stained, carved with Tribal rim
11 hours ago
Robert Horton replied to Christine Pace's discussion Flocking powders
"Have you tried Rockler, they have many dark colors. I don't now what quantity you are looking for."
11 hours ago
Amy Gelley commented on Amy Gelley's photo

War Pony & stand002

"Thanks.  My husband made the stand."
12 hours ago
Amy Gelley commented on Amy Gelley's photo

War Pony002-1

"Thanks so much Linda."
12 hours ago
Linda Dunlap commented on Amy Gelley's photo

War Pony002-1

"Amy, I love your new pieces!  Just wonderful! "
13 hours ago
Linda Dunlap commented on melissa lee jones's photo

Impossible Dream

"Wow! This is amazing! Congratulations!"
13 hours ago
Linda Dunlap commented on Amy Gelley's photo

War Pony & stand002

"Amy!   This is just wonderful work!!  Beautiful!!"
13 hours ago
Barry Sholder posted a discussion

spirit dolls

 Is there a referance for spirit dolls. I am familiar with Kachinas  but spirit dolls seem a bit different. Are there any books available?See More
13 hours ago


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