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From 2000

Articles from 2000

12/27/00 -Happy Beaded New Year!
Announcements for the upcoming year! Lots of fun stuff is heading your way!

12/12/00 -Gift Basket Ideas
Some ideas for great beady gift baskets, for a bead loving friend, or yourself!

11/27/00 -Beaded Snowflakes!
Wire forms and beads make some terrific beaded snowflakes for you windows, trees or walls.

11/20/00 -Set a "Charming" Table!
Make these cute little wineglass ID charms as place cards or as gifts for your guests.

11/03/00 -Buttoning Up A Loom Woven Bracelet
Cute loom woven bracelet, with White heart beads and Button accents!

11/06/00 -A "Tin Cup" Refresher Course
Revisit this now-classic style. Since they look great and work up fast, these would make excellent Holiday gifts!

10/23/00 -A Visit to "Bead Faire"
Visit to a new Beads Only show, out on by the folks who bring us the traveling Gem Faires!

10/16/00 -Understated Gold
Small in size, elegant to look at, these gold dangles will start the Holiday Season off right!

10/09/00 -One Perfect Strand
Instructions, tips and hints for knotting your own strand of pearls.

10/02/00 -Memory Wire Elegance
Fast easy and elegant bracelet to make with pearls and memory wire. Make some up for Holiday gifts!

09/25/00 -Band of Gold Stone of Green
A cute little ring that rose from the ashes of a disappointment!

09/18/00 -Beadwork Communities
Lots of online places to hang out with other beaders. Get patterns, exchange information and just pal around!

09/11/00 -Hot Wired Furnace Glass
A hot looking Furnace Glass bail made with a WigJig Wire Tool and some small gauge wire!

08/14/00 -Elastic Cord Primer
Tips for using the new small diameter elastic beading cords.

07/30/00 -Easy Earrings
Fun simple and great looking earrings to make, to match that gorgeous beadwork!

07/16/00 -Bitty Bead Beauties
Cool ideas for ways to use your beautiful Bitty Beads.

07/09/00 -Making Bitty Beads
Tutorial for making those great Bitty Beads, with Guest Teacher, Red Ventling.

07/03/00 - A Bit of Beaded Bunting
Beautiful Beaded Bunting, like you see at the ballpark, but this is for your ears!

06/25/00 - Soft and Slinky Dutch Spiral
A turquoise inspired bracelet made with the Dutch Spiral Stitch.

06/18/00 - Sleek and Sophisticated Wrapped Loops
beautiful beads and wrapped wire loops make up this lovely necklace.

06/11/00 - Inspiration Challenge results
The results of the Inspiration Challenge - look at these cool and unusual entries!

06/04/00 - Largely Leftovers - Multi Strand Menu
A great necklace from leftover beads - with an assist from the kitchen.

05/28/00 - Showcasing Fine Furnace Glass
A great little bracelet to show off that special piece of furnace glass.

05/21/00 - Special Project for Los Alamos
A very special beadwork project to benefit those who lost everything in the Los Alamos fires of May, 2000.

05/14/00 - Free-For-All Bracelet
Inspired by a tube of mixed beads, this project took on a life of it's own!

05/07/00 - A New Leaf? My Foot!
A new twist on an old favorite, a Daisy Chain with a leafy little embellishment!

04/30/00 - Pearls and Peridot Times Two
A beautiful double strand of pearls and peridot, with seed bead accents. Made with pearls once though to be too yucky to ever be used!

04/23/00 - Square Stitch for your Wrist
Seed beads and bugles go together to make this lovely adornment for your wrist. Big and bold, this one is a real eye catcher!

04/16/00 - Sleek and Stylish Needle woven Bracelet
Made with a leather thong and seed beads in the cool new colors, this great bracelet will get you lots of compliments!!

04/09/00 - Decidedly Different Seed Bead Earrings
Inspired by fashion, fueled by chocolate, these unusual seed bead earrings are sure to lift your spirits!

04/03/00 - Report From Bead Expo 2000
Here's the lowdown on all the goings-on at the fabulous Bead Expo 20000, from Nikia Angel, our Roving Reporter!

03/26/00 - An Easy and Elegant Lariat Necklace
Directions for a delicate and lovely lariat necklace that was rescued from the recycle bin, just in the nick of time!

03/19/00 - Get Ready for Bead Expo 2000!
Click here for an update from Roving Reporter Nikia Angel, as she lets us in on all the cool things to be on the lookout for! Bead Expo will take place March 22 - 27, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

03/13/00 - An Alternative Saint Patrick's Day Pattern
A Peyote stitch salute to Ireland, Saint Patrick and the Ancient Folk of the Emerald Isle, from your Guide.

02/28/00 - Where Do You Find Inspiration?
Some interesting places to look for inspiration, and a beadwork challenge, too.

01/29/00 - Making the Winter Storm Necklace
A compliment-getter, this simple Labradorite, silver, and pearls necklace captures the wild beauty of cold weather storms.

01/27/00 - Glass Spiral Earrings
An easy, adaptable technique turns glass globs into spiral treasures.

01/24/00 - Busting Those Beading Blues
Is bead chaos driving you mad? Take back control with these simple tips to put the fun back into your beading life.

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