Last shipping dates before Christmas

Checked them yesterday at the local post office. These are the last shipping dates (for registered mail) from Ireland; after those dates An Post can’t guarantee the items will reach destination in time for Christmas. Ireland & Great Britain – Dec 19th Europe – Dec 18th the rest of the world (yes, that includes USA) – Dec 7th If you want to make a special order for Christmas or Hanukkah, or just buy something from …

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Twin bracelets

Sometimes I set aside some beads that match together and keep them for later in case I come across more matching beads or just something that goes with them enough for me to go “wow” and feel that using those beads in a different combination wouldn’t produce something good enough. That was the case with caramel lampwork beads, with navy blue, clear or brown bumpy spots. When I gathered all my matching supplies it turned …

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Autumn tones bracelets

Bracelets are fun to make and unlike wire wrapped pendants they don’t require a lot of skill from the maker to look original and beautiful. Two of these are just beaded, with some bead charms, otherwise no frills except the beads matching and complimenting each other perfectly. The other two include wire wrapped elements – a fused glass cabochon and a bead. Available on Etsy in my “bracelets” section.    

And yet more hearts

Sixteen new hearts, in many colours and variations. If you’re beginning to think about ordering something for Christmas/Hannukah gifts already, this is a good time. In December I’m usually too busy to take any more custom orders, also postal service is slow due to snow and lots of packages to be shipped. The hearts are in my Etsy shop as usual. Also, check out the new “Art” section, with my drawings.