Here are 19 lampworked beads, each of them uniquely handmade. I enjoy seeing all these bright colours together.
This is a lovely glass bead pendant that is up for sale on Folksy here.
This is an assortment of different handmade lampworked beads of different sizes and colours.
This is a collection of different glass beads with many interesting surface details, from delicate lines to big swirls.
Here is a mandrel full of lots of different types of handmade glass beads.
Here are some blue oval shaped button beads with little green protrusions placed along their edges. I handmade them by lampworking glass. A lovely set that would make any item of clothing unique.
Here are a couple of handmade beads I made where extra glass has been added to create lots of legs.
Here is a cute lampworked bead I handmade that looks just like a baby octopus.
Two lovely amber beads that capture the light well. They are made entirely by lampwork, and look very precious.
Here are some strikingly bright beads with zinging colours.
Here are four subtly different beads which have a similar colour scheme. I tried out different size dots, as well as combining different colours next to each other. I hand-mixed some of the colours myself.
A blue bead that looks like a person asking for a hug. Maybe I should make some friends so I have a blue man group. This was created by lampworking, by accumulating blue dots on to clear glass.
Here are two pairs of lampworked beads, with clear centres and coloured dots. The top pair in particular remind me of corals.
This is a glass bead bracelet I made by lampworking. I used greens, yellows and oranges to build up glass in to star patterns.
A lovely lampworked 7 bead necklace made using some of my favourite colours.
This is a lampworked bead that I have decorated using a handmade tool. I made it during a tutorial with Diana East.
A row of beads, each using different colours but always partnered with black. They remind me of sweets!
Here are two very differently shaped beads, united by their lovely shade of purple. The reflections on the top bead look like a screaming face I think!
A lovely necklace made with different shades of amber.
This is a necklace I made using mostly shades of red and orange.
Here is a predominantly grey bead that I made, with small surface decorations.
A cylinder shaped bead that I made with details on its surface that remind me of limpets.
A collection of beads that I have made using blue glass.
Here are some lovely colour combinations and peacock beads.
A selection of lovely purple beads that I have made.
2013 has been a topsy turvy roly poly exciting time for me. I survived university and got a good degree out of it, and since then I have been setting up my own business. I can imagine that will take…
This summer I had the great opportunity to exhibit at New Designers in London. There is an online showcase of 16 glass student’s work now on the Contemporary Glass Society’s website:
I found this by shamelessly googling myself. I suppose this means that lots of people will get to see a picture of my work, which is a nice bit of extra exposure and publicity. It also means there are…
After setting up my work for my degree show last week I have been selected for New Designers, a graduate show showcases over 3000 students. Only 15 students from my course were selected and it’s a huge privilege to be able…